Auschwitz museum denounces New Yorker article on Holocaust scholarship in Poland, accuses magazine of "distorting' truth
The issue that is up for debate surrounds the degree to which Poles either helped Jews, acted as bystanders or abetted the German killings in the case of tens of thousands of Jews who managed to escape the ghettos.
Winston Churchill's painting owned by Angelina Jolie smashes auction record; sells for more than $11.5 million
The only painting that Britain’s wartime prime minister completed during the 1939-45 conflict, it was completed after the January 1943 Casablanca Conference, where Churchill and US President Franklin D Roosevelt planned the defeat of Nazi Germany.
In The Great Secret, Jennet Conant explores the link between a WWII tragedy and a cancer breakthrough
The Great Secret is at its heart a scientific detective saga starring Alexander in its first half and Rhoads in its second, as the raw material of Alexander's dogged scientific work is transformed into the effective (and sometimes not so effective) standard cancer treatment of chemotherapy.
World War II giant Tallboy bomb explodes during neutralisation near Swinoujscie in Poland; no injuries
The Tallboy bomb was designed by British aeronautical engineer Barnes Wallis and was used by the Royal Air Force to destroy large Nazi-controlled objects through underground shocks
Jojo Rabbit and Life Is Beautiful use the same contrasting narrative tools — Nazi Germany and a child's perspective
Jojo Rabbit and Life Is Beautiful use the similar setting and point of view but are starkly different since they narrate stories from different sides of the fence.
On 75th anniversary of liberation of Auschwitz, Holocaust survivors plead for world to 'never forget' atrocities
The ceremony at Auschwitz culminated a week of events around the world, including a commemoration in Jerusalem attended by dozens of world leaders, who urged collective vigilance against a resurgence of anti-Semitism worldwide
Fashion was used under fascism to push their agendas. And certain fashion brands made money — indeed built their empires — through their complicity with fascist regimes | Manjima Bhattacharjya writes in 'Curious Fashion'
Psychology behind NRC mirrors narrow, dominating side of Assamese language, and its fragile nationalism, cultural identity
If psychology of Nazism shows us the savage part of that ideology, the sympathisers of NRC shows us a lack of moral compass, guilt, empathy for other humans and a fetish for a homeland which is no less anti-Semitic in terms of who it wished to exclude.
Gal Gadot launches production house Pilot Wave, to play Polish heroine in banner's first project Irena Sendler
Irena Sendler, a fact-based historical thriller, will see Gal Gadot in the titular role which will also be produced by her along with Marc Platt, learned Deadline.
On Subhas Chandra Bose's death anniversary, a look at his political career, mysteries surrounding his demise
Subhash Chandra Bose as featured across literature, cinema and podcasts offers a glimpse into life, politics and the mysterious death and disappearance of one of the most contentious of personalities of the freedom movement.
Letter shows fearful Albert Einstein long before Nazis' rise: 'Here are brewing economically and politically dark times...'
More than a decade before the Nazis seized power in Germany, Albert Einstein was on the run and already fearful for his country's future, according to a newly revealed handwritten letter.
Canada apologises for turning away Jewish refugee ship fleeing Nazi Germany in 1939, before start of World War II
On 15 May, 1939 the ocean liner MS St. Louis departed Germany and crossed the Atlantic with 907 German Jews aboard, desperate for refuge from persecution.
Bhima Koregaon raids and arrests point to final days of civil liberties and liberal democracy in India
Intellectuals make up not more than five percent of the population of India, and it is they alone who are bothered about freedom of speech, freedom of the press and other civil liberties
More than 70 years after the end of World War II, Germany remains littered with unexploded ordnance, a legacy of the intense Allied bombing campaign against Nazi Germany
Republicans have crossed the line with Roy Moore’s candidacy for Senate: Voters should show party the door
On Tuesday, Roy Moore, who is running for the US Senate seat in Alabama, will likely win. Moore, for those not in the know, has been accused of sexual harassment by around a dozen women. More disturbingly, most of these women claim—rather credibly to most ears—that Moore approached/propositioned them when they were teenagers.
Former US president Barack Obama has urged American voters to remain engaged, using the example of Nazi Germany as a cautionary tale about the dangers of complacency.
They did Nazi that coming: Chinese tourists detained in Berlin for posing with straight-armed Hitler salute
Two Chinese tourists were detained in Berlin for making the straight-armed Hitler salute for photos in front of the Reichstag parliament building
An owl, a mosquito, a rabbit with its tongue sticking out, watch how Berlin activists are turning Nazi hate graffiti into art
As authorities report a sharp rise in far-right activity in Germany, including the rampant spread of anti-migrant propaganda, the #PaintBack initiative in Berlin is fighting back.
The previous owner simply did not realise the significance of the item — he thought it was just a normal typewriter.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday visited Israel's Yad Vashem memorial and honoured the victims of the Holocaust, among the greatest tragedies in human history as some six million Jews were killed by Nazi Germany.