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Nazi medical tools to be auctioned


February 8th, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 7 (IANS) A set of surgical tools once used by a Nazi war criminal will be auctioned in Britain this Saturday and is expected to fetch around 2,000 ... Read more...

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Anoushka to play for memorial to legendary spy


November 7th, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 7 (IANS) Indian sitarist Anoushka Shankar will play at a special concert in the British House of Commons next month to raise funds for a memorial to legendary ... Read more...

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‘X-Men’ packs a punch in opening week, earns Rs.14.5 crore


June 16th, 2011 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Director Matthew Vaughn and his writers did a fascinating job in depicting the mutant universe, their fears and their need to belong in "X-Men: First ... Read more...

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Ex-Nazi camp guard, 90, found living in Britain


June 12th, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 12 (IANS) An elderly man living in Britain for 60 years has been identified as a former guard at a Nazi slave-labour camp during World War II.Alexander Huryn, ... Read more...

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‘X-Men: First Class’ - first class indeed! (IANS Film Review)


June 11th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "X-Men: First Class"; Cast: James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender and Jennifer Lawrence; Director: Matthew Vaughn; Rating: ***1/2Americans, in the absence of their own ancient mythology unlike the Indians, Chinese or Europeans, ... Read more...

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Will Natalie Portman fall victim to legendary Oscar’s curse?


February 25th, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 25 (ANI): A study conducted by the University of Toronto has found that actresses who win an Academy Award have either broken up with their husbands, boyfriends or lovers ... Read more...

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French rail company SNCF regrets WWII deportations


January 26th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Paris, Jan 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The French rail company has admitted its role in the holocaust by apologizing on Tuesday.The president of SNCF, Guillaume Pepy, apologized in a speech just outside Paris. ... Read more...

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Pitt to do cameo in Jolie’s directiorial venture?


November 17th, 2010 - 9:25 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Nov 17 (IANS) Hollywood actor Brad Pitt is likely to make a cameo appearance in partner Angelina Jolie's debut directorial venture.The "Inglourious Basterds" star has filmed his scene Saturday, ... Read more...

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Lamp Shades Made Of Human Skin: Not An Asset


November 6th, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Mark Jacobson reportedly owns a lampshade that is made of human skin. In the first glance any body can mistake it for an antique lamp shade ... Read more...

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Did Nazis make lampshades from Jewish prisoners’ “skin”?


November 5th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 05 (ANI): An old lampshade, which was discovered to have been made out of "human skin", has left its shocked owner wondering if it had been made by the Nazis ... Read more...

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Gestapo tortured ex-Brit spy Nearne, BBC documentary reveals after her death


November 2nd, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.2 (ANI): More than a month after she died, a former British spy's tale of how she was tortured by the Gestapo of the German Nazi regime during the height of ... Read more...

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Rape victims of Balkan war say Jolie’s film on event will re-ignite their hell


November 1st, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 01 (ANI): Actress Angelina Jolie's planned film on the Balkan war has not been met with favour by the women who were victims of rape and abuse during the ... Read more...

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Kallol moves away from signature black at WIFW


October 24th, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) For designer Kallol Datta, love for the colour black was a lifelong affair till he decided to come up with a range that includes greys, greens and ... Read more...

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Gene Feels Like An Olympian God


August 31st, 2010 - 7:55 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 31, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The Kiss bassist / vocalist recently said that the feeling that he enjoys onstage is surely equivalent to the religious figures, heads and politicians.He says that ... Read more...

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The Diary Of Anne Frank, A Jewish Victim Of The Holocaust, Converted Into A Graphic Novel


July 11th, 2010 - 7:24 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 11, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Anne Frank was a Jewish teenager, who, like countless other Jews, was liquidated in a concentration camp administered by Nazi Germany during WW 2. ... Read more...

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Most wanted Nazi fugitive hiding in Germany


July 6th, 2010 - 10:14 am ICT by IANS
London, July 6 (IANS) A member of German dictator Adolf Hitler's Nazi party who escaped from a Holland prison after being convicted of mass murder in 1947 has been hiding in Germany, ... Read more...

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British MPs support memorial for Tipu’s descendant Noor Inayat in UK


June 25th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 26 (ANI): British lawmakers have come together to support setting up a memorial in London in honour of Noor Inayat Khan, a descendant of Tipu Sultan, who served as a ... Read more...

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Nobel literature laureate Jose Saramago dies at 87


June 18th, 2010 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, June 18 (DPA) Portuguese Nobel literature laureate Jose Saramago died Friday at his home on the Spanish Canary Island of Lanzarote, his family said. Saramago was 87 years old. He won the ... Read more...

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Harry Potter’s Tom Felton recalls Auschwitz trip as ‘mentally painful’


May 13th, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 13 (ANI): Harry Potter star Tom Felton paid an emotional visit to Nazi death camp Auschwitz - calling the trip "mentally painful".The actor travelled to the site of the former ... Read more...

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‘Catcher in the Rye’ author J.D. Salinger dies at 91 (Lead)


January 29th, 2010 - 2:37 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 29 (DPA) J.D. Salinger, the famed yet reclusive author of the angst-ridden adolescent classic "Catcher in the Rye", has died of natural causes at the age of 91, his agent ... Read more...

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Stolen Auschwitz sign found after three days


December 21st, 2009 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Warsaw (Poland), Dec. 21 (ANI): The infamous sign over the gates at Auschwitz, which reads 'Arbeit Macht Frei' (Work Sets You Free) has been found in damaged condition.Polish police found the sign ... Read more...

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Captive Tamil women were sexually abused in Lankan refugee camps


December 20th, 2009 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 20 (ANI): A British medic, who was held for months in a "concentration camp" along with nearly 300,000 Tamil refugees, has revealed that Sri Lankan military guards sexually abused women ... Read more...

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Berlusconi’s Top Five gaffes


September 29th, 2009 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 29 (ANI): After making news for his alleged sexcapades, Silvio Berlusconi is back in the limelight - but this time it's because of his "not-so-amusing" comments.After meeting the Obamas ... Read more...

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German paper gives Auschwitz blueprints to Israel PM


August 28th, 2009 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Berlin, Aug. 28 (ANI): Germany has handed over 29 yellowing blueprints of the Nazi death camp at Auschwitz to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.The blueprints give chilling details, with gas chambers, crematoria, ... Read more...

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Former Nazi officer gets life term for Italian murders


August 11th, 2009 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Munich, Aug 11 (DPA) A 90-year-old former Nazi army officer was given a life sentence by a court in Munich Tuesday, for ordering the murder of 14 civilians in an Italian village ... Read more...

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Madonna plans ‘life changing’ concentration camp tour for kids


August 3rd, 2009 - 12:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 3 (ANI): Madonna reportedly wants to take her kids on a "life changing" trip to Auschwitz, the largest of Nazi Germany's concentration camps and extermination camps, established in Nazi ... Read more...

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Google reveals secrets of WWII camp in Scotland


June 29th, 2009 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 29 (ANI): The Internet is poised to make a remote Scottish Highlands village one of the world's most viewed scenes.Camp 165 in Watten in Caithness have just won Google's global ... Read more...

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Britney ‘lands role in time travel film’


June 24th, 2009 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 24 (ANI): Britney Spears is reportedly in talks to star in a movie that involves time machines and concentration camps.The Womanizer singer has a new film project in development ... Read more...

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Pete Doherty lashes out at paparazzi


June 16th, 2009 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 16 (ANI): Troubled singer Pete Doherty has lashed out at the hounding paparazzi, and has compared them to concentration camp guards during World War II.The 30-year-old musician has been ... Read more...

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Nazi-era prisoners’ message found in bottle


April 28th, 2009 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 28 (RIA Novosti) Construction workers at a Nazi-era concentration camp in southern Poland have found a bottle containing a message by some of the prisoners. Auschwitz camp was the largest of ... Read more...

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Jeff Goldblum Works Hard In ‘Adam Resurrected’ Role


April 21st, 2009 - 5:23 pm ICT by GD
Jeff Goldblum got the script for "Adam Resurrected" a year before the filming of the movie began so that he could find time to research the role. He plays an entertainer ... Read more...

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Britneys treated like Gulag victim, says LA lawyer


March 15th, 2009 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 15 (ANI): The courts are treating Britney Spears like a Soviet labour camp victim as depicted in Aleksandr Solzhenitsyns Gulag Archipelago, claims a Los Angeles lawyer.Gulag Archipelago, the three-volume ... Read more...

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Kate Winslets 5yr-old son is her speech writer!


February 23rd, 2009 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, February 23 (ANI): Kate Winslet confessed to having taken acceptance speech pointers from her five-year-old son.The actress experienced a change of Academy Awards luck when she won the gold ... Read more...

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Kate Winslet almost missed Golden Globe-winning role in The Reader


February 20th, 2009 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 20 (ANI): Hollywood actress Kate Winslet almost missed her Golden Globe winning role in The Reader, for the producers thought that she too busy with The Revolutionary Road to ... Read more...

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Winslet was fourth choice for ‘The Reader’


February 19th, 2009 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 19 (IANS) British actress Kate Winslet has been nominated for Oscar for her role in "The Reader", but she was fourth choice for the part. Dailymail.co.uk reports that producer Harvey Weinstein ... Read more...

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