The shrine of Jonas – revered by Christians and Muslims alike – has been turned “to dust” near Iraq’s Mosul. Footage of the event was posted online, and witnesses said it took ISIS militants just an hour to stuff the mosque with explosives.
The power to “censor history” should not be left in Google’s hands, Wikipedia Founder Jimmy Wales warned, after the search engine giant revealed it had approved over 90,000 so-called ‘right to be forgotten’ requests.
July 23 marks the 70th anniversary of one of the most important liberations of World War II. On that day in 1944, troops of the Soviet Second Tank Army liberated the Majdanek death camp near Lublin in Poland.
Almost 11,000 demonstrators have attended a pro-Palestinian protest in the Austrian capital Sunday between the Hofburg Palace and the Rathaus town hall, in anger at Israel’s military campaign which has killed more than 400 people already.
An 89-year-old former concentration camp guard who was accused of aiding and abetting the deaths of 216,000 Jews, claims his work in Waffen SS was not voluntary and he was “forced into a service he did not want to enter.”
The civil court in The Hague has ordered compensation to families of 300 male Bosnian Muslims who found shelter in the Dutch UN peacekeepers’ compound in Srebrenica in July 1995, but who were later handed over to Serbian forces.
A lawmaker from the populist nationalist party LDPR has prepared a motion to change Russia’s current white, blue and red state flag to the black, yellow and white flag adopted by Russian emperors in the late 19th century.