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Swiss exhibit catalogues draw of war, desire for peace

Cologny, Switzerland | AFP |   Hitler’s “Mein Kampf” and a 4,500-year-old peace treaty — the world’s oldest — represent opposite poles in the eternal human struggle between the propulsion to war and the desire for peace. They are among 135 priceless manuscripts, books, documents and other items on display at …

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Germany remembers heroes in Hitler assassination bid

Berlin, Germany | AFP  Germany paid tribute Saturday to Claus von Stauffenberg and others who sought to assassinate Adolf Hitler 75 years ago, a plot that was recognised only belatedly but which a resurgent far-right is now seeking to expropriate. In the attempt on July 20, 1944, Stauffenberg and other high-ranking …

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White House’s Spicer stumbles over Hitler reference, apologizes

Washington, United States | AFP | White House press secretary Sean Spicer apologized Tuesday for “insensitive” remarks during a press briefing in which he asserted that Adolf Hitler did not use chemical weapons on his own people. “Frankly, I mistakenly used an inappropriate and insensitive comment about the Holocaust and there …

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Austria to tear down Hitler birth house

Vienna, Austria | AFP |  The house in Austria where Adolf Hitler was born is to be torn down to stop it from becoming a neo-Nazi shrine, authorities said Monday after years of bitter legal wrangling. “The Hitler house will be torn down. The foundations can remain but a new …

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