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Israel calls on Belgium to scrap parade over anti-Semitism

Feb. 20, 2020 2:48 PM EST

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel on Thursday called on Belgium to scrap this weekend's annual Carnival parade after last year's featured a float with anti-Semitic caricatures. The carnival in the industrial city of Aalst has its roots in the Middle Ages and often features satirical floats that take shots at local...

FILE - In this file photo dated Thursday, Aug. 3, 2000, flowers and candle tributes at a memorial beside the scene of an explosion that took place last Thursday, in Duesseldorf, Germany.  A bomb explosion at a commuter train station on Thursday July 27 injured many, two of them seriously and unborn child died. In a deadly shooting late Wednesday Feb. 19, 2020, German authorities suspect that the gunman who killed several people with migrant backgrounds in the Frankfurt suburb of Hanau was motivated by racism, the latest in a long line of far-right attacks in Germany, a country still grappling with its Nazi past. (AP Photo/Edgar R.Schoepal, FILE)

A look at recent deadly racist attacks in Germany

Feb. 20, 2020 12:43 PM EST

BERLIN (AP) — Authorities suspect that the gunman who killed nine people with migrant backgrounds in the Frankfurt suburb of Hanau was motivated by racism. It is the latest in a long line of far-right attacks in Germany, a country still grappling with its Nazi past. Here is a look at some of the deadliest...

Suspected far-right extremist on Germany's radar for months

Feb. 16, 2020 6:11 AM EST

BERLIN (AP) — German media reported Sunday that the main suspect detained last week as part of police raids on alleged far-right extremists had been on authorities' radar for several months. Der Spiegel reported that 53-year-old Werner S. from the Augsburg region was classified by the German security...

Jacob Kaderli, left, and Michael Helterbrand, right, sit with Helterbrand's attorney Radford Bunker as Kaderli's attorney John Lovell (not pictured) speaks before Floyd County Superior Court Judge Jack Niedrach (not pictured) during their bond hearing at Floyd County Superior Court in Rome, Ga., on Friday, Feb. 14, 2020. Bond was denied Friday for the two Georgia men authorities say are linked to a violent white supremacist group known as The Base. The two men are charged, along with 22-year-old Luke Lane of Silver Creek, of conspiring to kill members of a militant anti-fascist group and participating in a criminal gang. (Hyosub Shin/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)

Bond denied for 2 men linked to white supremacist group

Feb. 14, 2020 5:04 PM EST

ROME, Ga. (AP) — Bond was denied Friday for two Georgia men who authorities say are linked to a violent white supremacist group known as The Base. Floyd County Superior Court Judge Jack Niedrach denied bond for 19-year-old Jacob Kaderli of Dacula and 25-year-old Michael Helterbrand of Dalton, the Rome...

US film crew chasing Poland Holocaust story may face charges

Feb. 14, 2020 10:38 AM EST

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A team of U.S. award-winning documentary filmmakers pursuing a Holocaust-era story in western Poland could face charges of unauthorized excavation work, punishable by up to two years in prison, a Polish prosecutor said Friday. Seven filmmakers, mostly from Los Angeles, are researching...

People form a human chain on the banks of the Elbe river with the historical old town in background, marking the 75th anniversary of the destruction of Dresden in the Second World War, in Dresden, Germany, Thursday Feb. 13, 2020.  A 1945 allied bombing campaign reduced the centre of Dresden to rubble leaving about 25,000 people dead. (Robert Michael/dpa via AP)

German president marks Dresden bombing, warns of rising hate

Feb. 13, 2020 3:44 PM EST

DRESDEN, Germany (AP) — Germany's president called Thursday for his countrymen to stand up to extremism and nationalism, warning that hatred and a desire for authoritarianism are on the rise again in Europe, including in his country. Speaking at a ceremony marking the 75th anniversary of the bombing of...

FILE - In this file photo taken on Tuesday, May 22, 2007, Russian President Vladimir Putin Putin, left, awards Russian intelligence veteran Alexei Botyan with the Hero of Russia award at the Moscow's Kremlin, Russia. Botyan, hailed for saving the Polish city of Krakow from being blown up by the Nazis during World War II, died Thursday Feb. 13, 2020, at the age of 103. (AP Photo/ Mikhail Metzel, Pool, File)

Russian WWII intelligence veteran Botyan dies at 103

Feb. 13, 2020 1:20 PM EST

Alexei Botyan, a veteran of Soviet intelligence hailed for saving the Polish city of Krakow from being blown up by the Nazis during World War II, has died at 103. Russian President Vladimir Putin hailed Botyan as a “legendary intelligence officer” and a “true patriot” in a telegram of...

FILE - This Sept. 22, 2016, file photo taken from video from KTNV 13 Action News shows Conor Climo during an interview while walking a Las Vegas neighborhood, heavily armed. Climo a self-described white supremacist pleaded guilty Monday, Feb. 10, 2020, in Las Vegas to collecting materials and planning to bomb a local synagogue or office of the Anti-Defamation League, or shoot people at a fast food restaurant or a bar catering to LGBTQ customers. KTNV 13 Action News via AP, File)

White supremacist pleads guilty in Las Vegas bomb plot case

Feb. 10, 2020 4:41 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A self-described white supremacist pleaded guilty Monday in Las Vegas to collecting materials and planning to bomb a synagogue or office of the Anti-Defamation League, or shoot people at a fast food restaurant or a bar catering to LGBTQ customers. Conor Climo, 24, stood rigidly in yellow...

Maryland school addresses Nazi flag seen hanging in window

Feb. 10, 2020 10:53 AM EST

FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — Officials for a public school in Maryland are investigating after a Nazi flag was pictured hanging in a classroom window over the weekend. Witnesses saw the flag while attending a basketball game at Governor Thomas Johnson High School in Frederick and photos of it quickly spread...

Bong Joon Ho, right, reacts as he is presented with the award for best picture for

Making Oscar history, 'Parasite' wins best picture

Feb. 10, 2020 6:26 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a milestone win that instantly expanded the Oscars' horizons, Bong Joon Ho's masterfully devious class satire “Parasite” became the first non-English language film to win best picture in the 92-year history of the Academy Awards. “Parasite” took...