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Today in History: July 6, Richard III is crowned

Today in History Today is Wednesday, July 6, the 187th day of 2022. There are 178 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July ...

Germany: Former Nazi guard, 101, jailed for aiding murder

BERLIN (AP) — A 101-year-old man was convicted in Germany of more than 3,500 counts of accessory to murder on Tuesday for serving at the Nazis’ Sachsenhausen concentration camp during World War II. ...

Germany: 101-year-old convicted of accessory to murder for serving at a Nazi concentration camp, sentenced to 5 years

BERLIN (AP) — Germany: 101-year-old convicted of accessory to murder for serving at a Nazi concentration camp, sentenced to 5 years.

Lawyers want 101-year-old alleged ex-Nazi guard acquitted

BERLIN (AP) — Lawyers asked a German court Monday to acquit a 101-year-old man charged with 3,518 counts of being an accessory to murder for allegedly serving as an SS guard at a World War II Nazi con...

Today in History: June 27, Thurgood Marshall retires

Today in History Today is Monday, June 27, the 178th day of 2022. There are 187 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 27...

Army private's plea shelved internet fantasy chat defense

NEW YORK (AP) — An Army private charged with plotting to murder members of his unit overseas with help from a secretive violent anarchist group was planning a defense calling it all an internet fantas...

U.S. Army private admits plotting attack on military unit

NEW YORK (AP) — A U.S. Army private from Kentucky pleaded guilty Friday to charges that he plotted to murder members of his unit in an attack that he planned to carry out in 2020 on behalf of a group ...

Auschwitz Museum says it's a target of Russian propaganda

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Auschwitz-Birkenau museum alleged Friday that it was the target of “primitive" propaganda spread by Russian state agencies on social media. The museum said ...

Pope orders online release of WWII-era Pius XII Jewish files

ROME (AP) — Pope Francis has ordered the online publication of 170 volumes of its Jewish files from the recently opened Pope Pius XII archives, the Vatican announced Thursday, amid renewed debate abou...

Lithuanians near Kaliningrad put faith in NATO after Russia's threats

Russia's threat to punish Lithuania over blocked rail shipments to Moscow's enclave of Kaliningrad jangled nerves on Tuesday for residents living just across the border who put faith in NATO m...

Ukraine will need a 'Marshall Plan' for reconstruction — live updates

Microsoft says Russia conducting 'sophisticated and widespread' hacking attack Finland says its military is structured 'precisely' to counter strategies used in Ukraine Kremlin anger...

Australian state outlaws public displays of Nazi swastikas

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An Australian state has become the first in the country to pass a law banning the public display of Nazi swastikas, as concerns grow about the rate at which local young peop...

Timothy Snyder compares Russian grain blockade to Stalin's starvation tactics

"This is a disaster," said US historian Timothy Snyder of the situation in Ukraine. Speaking at DW's Global Media Forum, the contemporary historian and expert on Eastern Europe referred ...

Today in History: June 22, Operation Barbarossa begins

Today in History Today is Wednesday, June 22, the 173rd day of 2022. There are 192 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June...

'Everything is on fire': Ukraine region weathers bombardment

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russian attacks laid down a curtain of fire Tuesday across areas of eastern Ukraine where pockets of resistance are denying Moscow full military control of the region, almost four...