U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry began high stakes talks in the Russian resort of Sochi on May 12 aimed at pushing President Vladimir Putin to fully implement a shaky Ukraine ceasefire
US Secretary of State John Kerry is expected to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin for crucial talks in the Russian Black Sea resort of Sochi on May 12 amid tensions with Moscow over Ukraine, both sides said
Cuban President Raul Castro paid a call on Pope Francis at the Vatican Sunday to thank him for working for Cuban-US detente and later said he is so impressed by the pontiff he is considering a return to the Catholic church’s fold.
Thousands of Russian troops march across Red Square in a huge military parade marking the 70th anniversary of victory over Nazi Germany
The Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, inaugurated on May 10, 2005 after 17 years of emotional debate and a full six decades after World War II, now attracts nearly half a million visitors each year
Category: SEMİH İDİZ
A friend, who has been a resident of Moscow for years, believes that trying to maintain relations with Russia is like going to bed with a bear - an analogy that is particularly apt in this case
France's far-right National Front on May 3 suspended founder Jean-Marie Le Pen over a string of controversial remarks and amid a deepening feud with his daughter Marine, who now leads the party
German Chancellor Angela Merkel joined survivors of the former Nazi concentration camp at Dachau on May 3 for a solemn ceremony to mark 70 years since it was liberated by US forces
France's far-right National Front chief Marine Le Pen said May 3 her father should "no longer be able to speak in the name of" the party, as a bitter public feud between the two deepens
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.
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