Survivor in Slovenia turns 100 on Holocaust Remembrance Day

RAKEK, Slovenia (AP) — For Marija Frlan it's as symbolic as it can get: A survivor of a Nazi concentration camp during World War II, the Slovenian woman turns 100 years old on Monday, the internationa...

AP PHOTOS: After Auschwitz, survivors still bear witness

Seventy-five years after the killing stopped at Auschwitz, the survivors still bear witness, and many observe the rising hatred and anti-Semitism in the world today with a sense of deep disquiet. ...

Monument to Holocaust victims vandalized in Ukraine

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Vandals have damaged a monument to the victims of the Holocaust in Ukraine a week before International Holocaust Remembrance Day on Jan. 27. Joel Lion, the Isra...

Taiwan News interviews outgoing Israeli envoy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Israeli envoy to Taiwan, Asher Yarden, has been serving as the chief of the Israel Economic and Cultural Office (ISECO) in Taipei since summer of 2015. After four years of ...

British Jews apply for German nationality as Brexit looms

BERLIN (AP) — Simon Wallfisch grew up in London as the grandson of an Auschwitz survivor who swore to never return to the country that murdered her parents and 6 million other Jews. ...

UN chief urges world: 'Rise up against rising anti-Semitism'

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is warning that hatred of Jews is getting worse and says that "we must rise up against rising anti-Semitism." He told th...

Poland opens probe into anti-Semitic incident at Auschwitz

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish prosecutors are investigating an anti-Semitic protest by dozens of far-right nationalists outside the gates of Auschwitz. The incident took place Sunday ...

Protesters of Macedonia name deal greet Greek president

THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — About 250 protesters have gathered in Greece's second-largest city to protest the ratification of a deal to normalize relations with neighboring Macedonia. ...

Thai singer apologizes for Nazi flag costume

A popular all-girl music act in Thailand has drawn criticism after one of its members wore a shirt showing the swastika flag of Nazi Germany during a performance. Nineteen-year-old singer Pichayapa &...

Israeli Holocaust survivor remembers Auschwitz on birthday

JERUSALEM (AP) — As the world commemorates the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz on International Holocaust Remembrance Day Sunday, death camp survivor Cipora Feivlovich marks her own persona...

Thai girl group in hot water over singer's swastika shirt

BANGKOK (AP) — A popular Thai music act has set off a scandal after one of its members wore a shirt showing the swastika flag of Nazi Germany during a performance. The incident invol...

The Latest: Far-right Poles protest Auschwitz commemorations

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Latest on International Holocaust Remembrance Day (all times local): 10:30 p.m. A far-right Polish activist is gathering with other nation...

Auschwitz survivors pay homage as world remembers Holocaust

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Former prisoners of Auschwitz have placed flowers at an execution wall at the former Nazi German death camp on the 74th anniversary of the camp's liberation and what is now Inter...

Merkel calls on each citizen to fight anti-Semitism

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called on every single citizen to help fight anti-Semitism ahead of International Holocaust Remembrance Day. Merkel said Saturday in...

Vandals smash Greek university's memorial to Jewish cemetery

THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — A university in Greece's second-largest city says unknown vandals smashed a campus monument that marks the site of a former Jewish cemetery. The Universit...