Pope Francis has paid a sombre and largely silent visit to the Nazi death camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau, becoming the third consecutive pontiff to make the pilgrimage to the place where Adolf Hitler’s forces killed more than a million people.
Sat, 30 Jul, 2016
A 94-year-old former SS sergeant has gone on trial in Germany on 170,000 counts of accessory to murder, based on accusations that he served as a guard in the Auschwitz death camp as hundreds of thousands of Hungarian Jews and others were gassed to death there.
Thu, 11 Feb, 2016
Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, accompanied by 20 survivors of the Holocaust and their grandchildren, joined thousands of people today in an emotional memorial for the victims of the Nazis at the biggest World War II death camp, Auschwitz-Birkenau.
Thu, 05 May, 2005