Alexa
  • Directory of Taiwan

Today in History

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Jan. 18, the 18th day of 2022. There are 347 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 18...

Cold case team shines new light on betrayal of Anne Frank

AMSTERDAM (AP) — A cold case team that combed through evidence for five years in a bid to unravel one of World War II's enduring mysteries has reached what it calls the “most likely scenario” of who b...

Grandstanding fears as Norwegian mass killer seeks parole

STAVANGER, Norway (AP) — Norwegian mass killer Anders Behring Breivik goes to court, Tuesday, after 10 years behind bars, claiming he is no longer a danger to society and attempting to get an early re...

Ukraine suspects group linked to Belarus intelligence over cyberattack

Kyiv believes a hacker group linked to Belarusian intelligence carried out a cyberattack that hit Ukrainian government websites this week and used malware similar to that used by a group tied to Russi...

In shadow of pandemic, Danish queen marks 50 years on throne

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark’s Queen Margrethe marked her 50 years on the throne of Europe’s oldest ruling monarchy Friday, with some of the planned festivities postponed for September due to th...

What is seditious conspiracy? Rare, but now part of Jan. 6

Sedition, conspiracy. Those big words are now being used in Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol insurrection criminal cases after prosecutors charged 11 people Thursday. But what do the terms mea...

Not-guilty plea entered for teen in Michigan school shooting

A Michigan teenager charged in a mass shooting that left four students dead at his high school made his first appearance in trial court Wednesday. Ethan Crumbley, 15, was arraigned i...

Neo-Nazi gets 7 years for threats to reporters, activists

SEATTLE (AP) — A Neo-Nazi who helped lead a campaign to threaten journalists and Jewish activists in three states was sentenced Tuesday to seven years in federal prison — the longest prison term hande...

Rome church condemns swastika-draped casket at funeral

ROME (AP) — The Catholic Church in Rome on Tuesday strongly condemned as “offensive and unacceptable” a funeral procession outside a local church in which the casket was draped in a Nazi flag and mour...

Polish official fired after calling Holocaust law 'stupid'

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Polish diplomat charged with improving contacts with Jews worldwide has been fired after he criticized his own government's approach to regulating Holocaust speech, the Foreign...

My Europe: Bulgaria vs North Macedonia — is there a way forward?

There is no rational explanation for the Bulgarian veto on the opening of accession talks with North Macedonia. The nationalists in the former government were simply out to boost their dwindling popul...

Israel lawmaker under fire for remarks on West Bank settlers

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — An Israeli deputy minister was under fire Thursday for calling residents of an unauthorized West Bank settlement outpost “subhuman,” sparking an outcry that underscored the fra...

Ukraine nationalists march to honor wartime partisan leader

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Hundreds of Ukrainian nationalists held a torchlight march in the capital of Kyiv to mark the birthday of Stepan Bandera, the leader of a rebel militia that fought alongside Nazi ...

Germany cancels award for Israeli historian over Bosnian genocide denial

The German government has dropped its plans to give the country's highest honor to Israeli historian Gideon Greif amid criticism of his work on Bosnia's Srebrenica genocide. German president ...

Greece: Remembering German war crimes, the Holocaust and the Civil War

Traces of the German occupation between 1941-1944 can be found everywhere in Greece. An estimated half a million people perished, and the large Jewish community of the northern Greek metropolis of The...