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Australia's High Court on Wednesday rejected an extradition request from Hungary for a suspected Nazi war criminal, ending a legal battle that began in 2005.

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Dutch seek fugitive Nazi war criminal from Germanyupdated: Thu Nov 25 2010 14:09:00

Dutch prosecutors asked Germany on Thursday to hand over a fugitive Nazi war criminal who escaped from prison nearly 60 years ago, they said.

Germany indicts Nazi suspect in 430,000 deathsupdated: Thu Jul 29 2010 05:36:00

Germany has indicted a former Nazi death camp guard in the murders of more than 430,000 Jews, the nation's prosecutors said.

Hate speech infiltrates social-networking sites, report saysupdated: Mon Mar 15 2010 16:37:00

The unregulated nature of the Web has aided a proliferation of cyber-hate, according to a report the Simon Wiesenthal Center for Tolerance released Monday.

Holocaust symbol stolenupdated: Mon Dec 21 2009 10:56:00

Thieves steal infamous Auschwitz death camp sign bearing the cynical phrase 'arbeit macht frei' or 'work sets you free.'

5 arrested as Auschwitz sign recoveredupdated: Mon Dec 21 2009 10:56:00

Police in Poland have recovered the infamous sign stolen from the front gate of the Auschwitz concentration camp and arrested five men, they announced Monday.

Nazi sign stolen from Auschwitz gatesupdated: Mon Dec 21 2009 10:16:00

A sign synonymous with the Nazi work camps of World War II was stolen overnight from the Auschwitz Concentration Camp memorial in Poland, police said Friday.

Remembering 'The Diary of Anne Frank'updated: Fri Aug 14 2009 15:36:00

Anne Frank's account of hiding from the Nazis in Amsterdam during World War II, published posthumously in English as "Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl," has moved millions of readers across the decades.

Hitler's art attracts big sale pricesupdated: Thu Apr 23 2009 21:05:00

A painting by Adolf Hitler sold for almost $15,000 Thursday -- more than six times as much as expected.

Slain reporter's father fearful of anti-Semitism on campusupdated: Mon Mar 02 2009 15:39:00

Jewish students and faculty at California universities fear for their safety on campus because of threats aimed at them over the Middle East conflict, the father of a slain Wall Street Journal reporter said Friday.

Nazi 'Dr. Death' hunt leads to Cairoupdated: Thu Feb 05 2009 11:05:00

German investigators Thursday acknowledged "credible information" indicating that one of the world's most wanted Nazi war criminals died almost 20 years ago in Egypt.

Report confirms Nazi war criminal's deathupdated: Wed Feb 04 2009 19:30:00

One of the world's most wanted Nazi war criminals died 17 years ago in Egypt, the German public broadcaster ZDF reported Wednesday.

Rabbi sees reflections of Hitler in Darfurupdated: Tue Apr 03 2007 18:49:00

As Rabbi Marvin Hier scans the world, he sees a need for remembrance and a call for action.

Iran hosts Holocaust conferenceupdated: Mon Dec 11 2006 00:27:00

Iran on Monday opened a two-day conference exploring the validity of the Nazi Holocaust, a move that has sparked outrage among Jewish groups.

Nazi hunter Wiesenthal dead at 96updated: Tue Sep 20 2005 03:35:00

Simon Wiesenthal, the Holocaust survivor who helped track down Nazi war criminals following World War II and spent the later decades of his life fighting anti-Semitism and prejudice, died Tuesday. He was 96.

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