Saturday, 28 April 2018
During World War One, hundreds upon thousands of children and teenagers joined the fighting lines of warring countries. According to British authorities, no less than 250,000 individuals bellow the age of 18 were called to fight for the British army during the first world war. Among all the children that fought and lost their lives, history recalls a name among the countless, Gavrić Momčilo. At the young age of eight, Momčilo joined the Serbian fighting lines to become WWI’s youngest ...
Monday, 12 March 2018
Germany’s designated next foreign minister Heiko Maas is a sharp dresser with a steely edge, who has become the nemesis of far-right and online giants spreading hate speech. As justice minister for the past four years, the 51-year-old became a passionate crusader against extremists who have railed, in the streets and online, against Germany’s mass influx of refugees and migrants since 2015. A trained lawyer and passionate triathlete, whose partner is a German TV actress, Maas is a ...
Friday, 9 February 2018
It has been more than 50 years since the unlawful Israeli occupation of the West Bank and Gaza Strip. These are Palestinian lands the Israelis control through repression, institutionalized discrimination, murder and systematic abuse of the Palestinian population’s rights. Human rights organizations have periodically highlighted major violations of international human rights laws and humanitarian laws that illustrate the occupation: unlawful killings; forced displacement; abusive detention; ...
Friday, 16 March 2018
“We will not repeat an agreement that was reached in 1938 and that led later to the Second World War”, Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said in Paris on Tuesday. Addressing a press conference alongside French President Emmanuel Macron, Mohammed bin Salman referred to the Munich agreement with the Nazi Germany under Adolf Hitler. The Crown Prince has earlier described the Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei as “the new Hitler” in a famous interview ...
Friday, 7 July 2017
When Germany invaded Poland on September 1, 1939 it was a campaign of clear aims. To destroy Poland as a nation-state, eliminate all sources of potential leadership (civic leaders, professors, clergy, intelligentsia, landowners), annexed huge swathes of Poland to the German Reich, settled these newly claimed lands with ethnic Germans, and secured Germany’s Eastern front to prevent a second front opening while a campaign ensued with Great Britain and France. Germany was committed to a ...
Saturday, 19 November 2016
Communications director of Trump’s transition team denies president-elect advocating for any registry
Tuesday, 27 September 2016
A gunman wearing military attire with Nazi emblems opened fire in Houston just before daybreak
Tuesday, 16 August 2016
Historians say the existence of the train ever has been conclusively proven
Friday, 5 August 2016
The rebuke came after Obama on Thursday defended the nuclear deal which was sealed in July 2015 between Tehran and six world powers
Monday, 18 January 2016
A 95-year-old former medic at the Auschwitz death camp will go on trial next month on at least 3,681 counts of accessory to murder, German authorities said Monday. Hubert Zafke was a medical orderly at the camp from August 15, 1944 to September 14, 1944. During this time, 14 trains carrying prisoners -- including the teenage diarist Anne Frank -- arrived at Auschwitz-Birkenau where many would eventually be killed in the gas chambers. Ahead of proceedings due to begin February 29, prosecutors ...