Nazi Germany carried out its human eradication programme on an industrial scale, inspired by Hitler’s wicked views about race and people. That genocidal effort relied heavily on a net of extermination camps, responsible for the deaths of millions of people. Of those death factories, Auschwitz was the most “efficient”.
The Russian foreign minister joined President Vladimir Putin in Jerusalem on Thursday to commemorate the Soviet victims of the Second World War as part of broader ceremonies marking the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the notorious death camp Auschwitz.
US officials announced earlier this month that the Pentagon would be sending six B-52H Stratofortress long-range bombers to Diego Garcia, a strategic British territory south of the Arabian Sea, amid escalating tensions between Washington and Tehran over the assassination of a senior Iranian commander.
Earlier this week, reports came in that an American private firm aims to retrieve surviving artefacts from inside the rapidly decaying wreckage of the world’s most famous sunken ship – the Titanic, in defiance of a treaty penned between the United States and Britain to preserve the wreck.
The Russian president arrived in Israel on Thursday to take part in the World Holocaust Forum, an international event commemorating the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz death camp attended by dozens of world leaders.
The warning was issued on Thursday from EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier's senior advisor who said that Brussels would "not tolerate any backsliding", in response to statements from No 10 stating that such checks would not be "necessary".
The popularity of the game about deadly infections ravaging the Earth also reportedly spiked in 2014 during the Ebola virus outbreak in Africa.
The billionaire daughter of the former President of Angola, Isabel dos Santos, has been charged with money laundering and mismanagement. Her father, José Eduardo dos Santos, ruled the country between 1979 and 2017.