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Germany Seeks Public Help in Neo-Nazi Probe

Posted December 1st, 2011 at 5:35 pm (UTC-5)
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German authorities have asked for the public’s help in their investigation into a neo-Nazi group suspected of killing 10 people since 2000. The head of the federal police investigation on Thursday asked Germans for information on anyone connected with the far-right National Socialist Underground . The official says more than 400 officers are currently working […]

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New Arrest In German Neo-Nazi Probe

Posted November 24th, 2011 at 9:30 am (UTC-5)
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German police have arrested another man suspected of supporting the neo-Nazi group National Social Underground , which is believed to have killed 10 people since 2000. The 32-year-old man, identified only as Andre E., was arrested Thursday near the eastern city of Potsdam. He is believed to have been involved in the production of a […]

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German Politicians Pledge to Fight Neo-Nazis

Posted November 22nd, 2011 at 4:05 pm (UTC-5)
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The German parliament has condemned a wave of neo-Nazi killings and the failure of police to stop a years-long murder spree that targeted immigrants and left at least 10 people dead. All members of parliament, in a rare show of cross-party unity Tuesday, rose to express remorse for the country’s failure to protect the immigrants […]

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Germany to Launch National Registry of Neo-Nazis

Posted November 16th, 2011 at 6:00 pm (UTC-5)
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Germany is launching a national registry of neo-Nazis similar to a list of Islamic extremists put in place after September 11th, 2001. Interior Minister Hans-Peter Frederich said the new registry will hold information gathered from police and intelligence agents from across Germany. The announcement of the new list comes as authorities open a fresh investigation […]

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German Authorities Probe Killings Linked to Neo-Nazis

Posted November 14th, 2011 at 4:30 pm (UTC-5)
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The German government is reportedly taking a fresh look at a decades-long killing spree that targeted immigrants, most of them of Turkish origin. It has been alleged that the killing of nine shopkeepers, all but one of them with Turkish roots, has links to Germany’s far-right neo-Nazi party, the NPD. The other victim was of […]

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German Authorities Probe Killings Linked to Neo-Nazis

Posted November 14th, 2011 at 3:15 pm (UTC-5)
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The German government is reportedly taking a fresh look at a decades-long killing spree that targeted immigrants, most of them of Turkish origin. It has been alleged that the killing of nine shopkeepers, all but one of them with Turkish roots, has links to Germany’s far-right neo-Nazi party, the NPD. The other victim was of […]

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Book Alleges Coco Chanel Spied For Nazis

Posted August 17th, 2011 at 2:50 pm (UTC-5)
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A book released this week alleges that the late French fashion designer Coco Chanel was fiercely anti-Semitic and served as a Nazi spy during World War II. American historian Hal Vaughan’s newest book, Sleeping with the Enemy: Coco Chanel’s Secret Wars, contends Chanel was an agent of Germany’s Abwehr military intelligence organization. Vaughan says Chanel […]

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Italian Court Sentences 9 Ex-Nazis to Life in Prison

Posted July 6th, 2011 at 10:10 pm (UTC-5)
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An Italian court has sentenced nine elderly Germans to life in prison for the massacres of Italian civilians during World War II. The Verona court convicted all nine defendants Wednesday, 67 years after the attacks in the provinces of Modena, Arezzo and Reggio Emilia. Families of the victims and mayors of the towns where the […]

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European Court Rejects Greek Lawsuit for Nazi Massacre

Posted July 6th, 2011 at 10:05 pm (UTC-5)
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The European Court of Human Rights has thrown out a lawsuit by four Greek citizens whose parents were murdered by the Nazis in World War II. The plaintiffs were demanding compensation from Germany. But the Strasbourg- based court ruled Wednesday that a European human rights treaty does not oblige nations to make reparations for crimes […]

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