Nazism

September 06, 2018 - 5:30 am
VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — Three Baltic countries have lashed out at retail giant Walmart for using the letters USSR and Soviet Union emblems on T-shirts and other products for sale online, and are demanding that the goods be removed. Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania were forcibly annexed by Moscow in...
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, right, stands next to Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte during their meeting in Jerusalem on Monday, Sept. 3, 2018. (Ronen Zvulun/Pool Photo via AP)
September 03, 2018 - 9:19 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, who once compared himself favorably to Adolf Hitler, paid a solemn visit to Israel's national Holocaust memorial on Monday, branding the Nazi leader "insane" as he lamented the genocide of 6 million Jews. The comments marked a dramatic...
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FILE - In this Sept. 1, 2018 file photo Bjoern Hoecke, left, leader of the Alternative for Germany, AfD, in German state of Thuringia, and Pegida founder Lutz Bachmann, second from right, participate in a commemoration march in Chemnitz, eastern Germany, Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018, after several nationalist groups called for marches protesting the killing of a German man last week, allegedly by migrants from Syria and Iraq. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer, file)
September 03, 2018 - 12:30 pm
CHEMNITZ, Germany (AP) — German authorities announced efforts Monday to tighten their surveillance of the far-right party Alternative for Germany, or AfD, amid growing concern that it is closing ranks with extremist groups. Those fears were heightened over the past week, when AfD activists marched...
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September 02, 2018 - 2:16 pm
In a story Aug. 31 about recorded phone calls citing the slaying of Iowa college student Mollie Tibbetts, The Associated Press misspelled the last name of the suspect in her death. His name is Cristhian Bahena Rivera, not Cristhian Bahena River. A corrected version of the story is below:...
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A cross is decorated with flowers in Chemnitz, eastern Germany, Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018, at the site where 35-year-old man was stabbed the Sunday before. (Ralf Hirschberger/dpa via AP)
September 01, 2018 - 9:34 am
CHEMNITZ, Germany (AP) — Emboldened far-right activists in Germany hope to make a Saturday protest a pivotal event in which clusters of nationalists — from lawmakers to Hitler-saluting skinheads — come together as a nationwide anti-migrant movement to challenge the political establishment. Several...
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August 31, 2018 - 1:43 pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A parliamentary commission in Poland reported Friday that the country lost more than 5 million citizens and over $54 billion dollars (46.6 billion euros) worth of assets under Nazi German occupation during World War II. The commission announced the numbers as part of the...
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FILE - In this Aug. 27, 2018 file photo protesters gather for a far-right protest in front of a Karl Marx monument in Chemnitz, Germany. The large banner shows the bloodied faces of a dozen women above the words “we’re colorful until the blood flows.” The message to the boisterous crowd is clear: this is what migrants will do to you wives, sisters and daughters _ but the women pictured were actually victims of unrelated violent crimes in other countries. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer, file)
August 29, 2018 - 12:39 pm
BERLIN (AP) — Far-right protesters in Chemnitz, one giving the stiff-armed Nazi salute, hoisted a large banner showing bloodied women's faces on Monday, above the words "we're colorful until the blood flows." The message to the boisterous crowd was clear: this is what migrants will do to you wives...
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Protesters light fireworks during a far-right demonstration in Chemnitz, Germany, Monday, Aug. 27, 2018 after a man has died and two others were injured in an altercation between several people of "various nationalities" in the eastern German city of Chemnitz on Sunday. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)
August 28, 2018 - 8:18 am
BERLIN (AP) — Germany's top security official offered to send federal assistance to the eastern state of Saxony on Tuesday following violence during a far-right protest in the city of Chemnitz that left at least 18 people injured. The protest late Monday, sparked by the killing of a 35-year-old...
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FILE - In this Aug. 16, 2018 photo, Ben Kingsley attends the premiere of "Operation Finale" at the Walter Reade Theater in New York. Kingsley portrays Adolf Eichmann fifteen years after the end of World War II. A team of Israeli agents travel to Argentina with the extremely dangerous mission of smuggling Eichmann out of the country to bring him to justice. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)
August 27, 2018 - 3:37 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Ben Kingsley said he didn't portray Adolf Eichmann out of love or admiration. Rather, he wanted to "nail him to the gates of Auschwitz." The Oscar-winning Kingsley, who has tackled historical figures before, including Mahatma Gandhi, Otto Frank and Simon Wiesenthal, said playing...
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A police officer pushes a man during a demonstration in Chemnitz, Germany, Monday, Aug. 27, 2018 after a man has died and two others were injured in an altercation between several people of "various nationalities" in the eastern German city of Chemnitz on Sunday. Slogan reads 'No Access For Terror'. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)
August 27, 2018 - 3:32 pm
CHEMNITZ, Germany (AP) — Hundreds of police officers worked to keep right-wing and left-wing demonstrators apart Monday night in a city in eastern Germany where an Iraqi and a Syrian citizen were arrested in the killing of a German man. About 1,000 left-wing protesters yelled slogans like "Nazis...
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