Austrian Far-Right Leader Likens Turkish Coup to Reichstag Fire

VIENNA, Aug 6 – Turkey’s failed coup and President Tayyip Erdogan’s subsequent purges of state institutions are reminiscent of the Reichstag fire in Nazi Germany and its use by Hitler to amass greater power, the head of Austria’s far-right Freedom Party said. The blaze in the German parliament building in 1933 was portrayed by the

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Former Paramedic at Nazi Death Camp Set to Stand Trial

BERLIN, Jan 18 – A 95-year-old former paramedic at the Nazi death camp Auschwitz will go on trial in Germany next month on charges of being an accessory to the murder of at least 3,681 people, a German court announced on Monday. Hubert Z., whose last name is being withheld because of Germany’s privacy laws,

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Erdogan Cites ‘Hitler’s Germany’ As Effective Presidential System

ISTANBUL, Jan 1 – Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, who is pushing for executive powers, cites Hitler’s Germany as an example of an effective presidential system, in comments broadcast by Turkish media on Friday. Erdogan wants to change the Turkish constitution to turn the ceremonial role of president into that of a chief executive, a Turkish

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