Taipei Jewish Center responds to controversy over Nazi flags in betel nut shop

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In response to the controversy over photos posted of Nazi flags hung in a betel nut shop in Taipei City, The Chabad Taipei Jewish Center today issued a statement calling for th...

American man draws flak over photo of Nazi flags in Taipei betel nut shop

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After an American photographer expressed his outrage on Instagram on Sunday (Jan. 6) over Nazi flags posted in betel nut shop in Taipei, he faced such a backlash from Taiwanese...

Nazi swastika flag spotted on car in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An American student spotted the Nazi swastika flag on the license place of a car parked in Taipei's Neihu District yesterday morning (Nov. 22). The 23-year-old student, ...

German Institute in Taipei calls for hair salon owner to take down 'Nazi swastikas'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In response to news reports that a hair salon in Hsinchu is using a logo that resembles a Nazi swastika and after repeated private requests to take the symbols down, the G...

Northern Taiwan hair salon refuses to remove 'Nazi swastikas' from entrance

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The German Institute in Taipei (GIT), Germany's de facto embassy in Taiwan, has requested a Taiwanese hair salon remove symbols from its entrance that resemble Nazi swastik...

Aussie troops criticized for flying Nazi flag in Afghanistan

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's prime minister has joined critics of elite Australian Special Forces troops who were photographed more than a decade ago flying a Nazi flag from a vehicle while ...

Buddhist temple in Taiwan's Penghu accidentally installs 'Nazi' swastika

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A photo surfaced on Sunday (March 18) on a Taiwanese Facebook page showing a newly renovated Buddhist temple in Penghu with one of its Swastikas turned to the right, similar to...

German Institute in Taipei condemns group's use of Nazi flags

TAIPEI (CNA) -- The German Institute Taipei on Friday strongly condemned a group of Taiwanese demonstrators for wielding Nazi flags outside the Taipei 101 skyscraper, slamming them for their "des...

German court dismisses far-right police officer

BERLIN (AP) — A German federal court has dismissed a Berlin police officer accused of having far-right tattoos and repeatedly giving the Hitler salute, 10 years after he was first suspended. ...

After public furor, store owner takes down Nazi stickers from shelves

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After much furor erupted on social media when images of Nazi swastika flags for sale in a store in the Hsinchu County town of Zhubei (竹北), and after a complaint by the rep...

Michigan group reviews use of actors as German soldiers

BAY CITY, Mich. (AP) — Organizers of an annual living history encampment in Michigan say they're going to "take a long, hard look" at including German soldiers at future events after a photo of re-ena...

Book Review: 'Blood Flag' by Steve Martini

"Blood Flag: a Paul Madriani Novel" (William Morrow), by Steve Martini"Blood Flag," the latest Steve Martini legal thriller featuring attorney Paul Madriani and his partner, Harry Hinds, starts with w...

Greeks still hope for change despite government's stumble

ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Cleaning ladies who have waged Greece's longest-running anti-austerity protest have camped outside a finance ministry building in Athens for nearly two years with one goal -- ge...

Greek court sentences doctor for racism offence

THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) -- A court in the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki has given a Greek doctor a 16-month suspended sentence for breaking anti-racism laws and for weapons possession after he...