Some of the paintings may have passed through the hands of a dealer the Nazis let sell 'degenerate' art they disliked, and who had amassed a cache of roughly 1,400 works of art.
Austria on Sunday may become the first European country to elect as its president a far-right politician from a party that was founded by a former SS officer.
Police are working to determine how the 'Arbeit macht frei' sign got from the Dachau death camp to Norway.
Norbert Hofer, running for Austria's president, has tried to garner Jewish votes but is known to believe in Nazism-tainted pan-Germanism. Should he win next week, the revival of the capital's Jewish community may be at risk and Europe's xenophobic elements could benefit.
Oskar Groening's conviction is the first to be upheld by a federal court though he was not accused of being directly involved in killings during the Holocaust.
The Associated Press has identified the man, Michael Karkoc, as a World War II commander of a unit in the SS-led Ukrainian Self Defense Legion, which is accused of burning villages in Poland.
Correspondence with teenage fan, recently donated to the National Library, reveals 20th-century Austrian author's pride in his religion, admiration for Herzl, and belief that budding writers should live in foreign lands.
On 78th anniversary of Kristallnacht, multiple incidents of racist vandalism reported across the city after Trump becomes president elect.
Donning black knee-length dresses, black capes and caps with a Nazi-like eagle emblem, Keyakizaka46 is latest Japanese band to commit such faux pas.
Polish-born American academic Jan Tomasz Gross says that if necessary, he will defend his statements in court.