101-year-old Dutch woman recovers painting looted by Nazis

Wed, 15 Jun 2022 - 11:43 GMT

Charlotte Bischoff van Heemskerck, who joined the Dutch resistance, has not lost hope of finding the 1683 painting of Steven Wolters by Caspar Netscher

Looted Roman bust to return to Germany

Wed, 25 May 2022 - 11:30 GMT

It was probably stolen by an Allied soldier during WWII and was purchased at Texas Flea Store for $34.99.

Nazi relics from secret hoard unveiled at Argentina's Holocaust Museum

Sat, 05 Oct 2019 - 10:29 GMT

Busts of German dictator Adolf Hitler and other Nazi relics that belonged to a hoard found in a collector’s secret hiding place will go on display at the Holocaust Museum in Argentina.

Pope honours Baltic martyrs as bishops quit over abuse

Sat, 22 Sep 2018 - 11:00 GMT

Pope Francis began a Baltic tour in Catholic Lithuania, honouring victims of the region's Nazi and Soviet occupations.

Germany's Merkel condemns far-right xenophobia, Nazi slogans

Wed, 12 Sep 2018 - 11:00 GMT

German Chancellor Angela Merkel condemned xenophobic attacks and the use of Nazi slogans in a robust speech to parliament on Wednesday.

Hitler's portrait of a lover to go up for auction

Wed, 11 Apr 2018 - 08:16 GMT

Hitler's portrait of a lover to go up for auction

Convicted 'Bookkeeper of Auschwitz' dies aged 96

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 - 02:40 GMT

A former Nazi SS guard dubbed the "Bookkeeper of Auschwitz" has died aged 96 without ever having served his sentence for being an accessory to murder.

Japan PM Abe honours "Japanese Schindler" in Lithuania

Sun, 14 Jan 2018 - 09:46 GMT

Abe on Sunday honoured a Japanese diplomat credited with saving an estimated 6,000 Jews from almost certain death in 1940.

Chronology of terror attacks on Britain

Tue, 23 May 2017 - 06:33 GMT

After Irish republicans ended regular bombings in 2001, terror attacks in Britain became more rare.

Egypt renovates Rommel’s Cave Museum of WWII in Matrouh

Sat, 22 Apr 2017 - 12:07 GMT

Antiquities Ministry, in cooperation with Matrouh Governorate, started the renovation of Rommel’s Cave Museum in Matrouh, north-western Egypt, to be opened for visitors within two months