The Documentation Center for the History of National Socialism examines how Munich, which prided itself on its culture of tolerance, thriving arts scene and convivial beer gardens, could become the cradle of fascism
Category: MURAT YETKİN
Mecca, the Hajj of 1954, September... Two pilgrims took a ride on the bus carrying 21 Soviet Muslims to the Kaaba
Category: FOLDED CORNER
FOLDED CORNER - ‘Turkey and the Rescue of European Jews’ by I. İzzet Bahar (Routledge, 308 pages, £80)
A former Nazi death camp officer dubbed the “bookkeeper of Auschwitz” went on trial in Germany on April 21, with almost 70 Holocaust survivors and victims’ relatives at the court
Leaders of Greece’s third largest political party, the extreme right Golden Dawn, go on trial April 20 on charges of operating as a criminal organization that allegedly carried out a campaign of violence against immigrants and left-wing opponents
Greece begins one of its most publicised trials in decades on April 20, with dozens of people linked to the neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party facing charges including murder and participation in a criminal organisation
Jean-Marie Le Pen, founder of France’s far-right National Front (FN), said April 13 he would not seek its ticket to stand in regional polls, taking some of the sting out of a damaging public row with his daughter Marine, the party’s current leader.
Germany snubbed Greece's call for more than 278 billion euros ($306 billion) in war payments April 7, calling it "dumb" to mix World War II claims with Athens' negotiations for more aid.
With its dignity battered by six years of "humiliation" at the hands of its international creditors, cash-strapped Greece is turning to folk music and patriotism to restore its injured national pride.
Jewish teenager Anne Frank died in a Nazi concentration camp at least a month earlier than her official date of death, a new study said on March 31.
The leaders of debt-wracked Greece and economic powerhouse Germany meet in Berlin March 24 after weeks of bad blood over Athens' debt woes, bitter wartime memories and an offensive hand gesture.
Japan marked the 20th anniversary on March 20 of coordinated attacks on the Tokyo subway system, when a doomsday cult released a Nazi-developed nerve gas on packed trains, killing 13 people and injuring 6,000
Turkish PM Davutoğlu rubbished suggestions that talks should be held with al-Assad, saying negotiating with the Syrian leader was no different to shaking hands with Adolf Hitler
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has brought forward to April a visit to Russia, officials said March 17, as Greece faced mounting pressure from its European creditors and a cash shortage.
Greece's creditors returned to Athens on March 12 for the first time since the hard-left Syriza party came to power, with the radical new government denying it had allowed back the hated "troika" it had vowed to shun
The gendarmerie has bequeathed a barracks in Sarıyer’s Zekeriyaköy neighborhood to the bees and dogs, leaving behind a site that proves you don’t have to go far to had an adventure
Germany dismissed on March 11 Greek demands to pay World War II reparations after leftist Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’ government accused Berlin of using legal tricks to avoid paying compensation for the Nazi occupation of his country
One of Gustav Klimt's most famous paintings will not be returned to the heirs of its Jewish former owner in a case that has tested Austria's laws on restitution of looted art
Recent football-related racism highlights European nations’ tortured transition from ethnically relatively homogeneous to multicultural immigration societies amid a resurgence of entrenched racial, including anti-Semitic, attitudes that flourish in times of economic crisis and are not limited to Muslim communities
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ramps up his mission to foil an emerging White House-backed nuclear deal with Iran with a speech on March 2 to the powerful pro-Israel AIPAC lobby.
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