#World War II

.Berlin, Germany
A 100-year-old former concentration camp guard has been charged with complicity in 3,51i8 murders in Germany. (Representative Image/Unsplash)

  • The man stands accused of "knowingly and willingly" assisting in the murder of prisoners
  • He is accused of assisting murders at the Sachsenhausen camp in Oranienburg, north of Berlin, between 1942 and 1945
  • He is considered fit to stand trial despite his age, the public prosecutor's office in the town of Neuruppin

.Berlin, Germany
The accused is a former secretary of the Stutthof Nazi concentration camp. (Photo Credit: Representational/ Unsplash)

  • German prosecutors have not named the woman
  • She has been charged with "aiding and abetting murder in more than 10,000 cases"
  • Nearly 6 million Jews were killed in Nazi concentration camps during World War II

.Moscow, Russia
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny stands in a cage during a hearing on his charges for defamation, in the Babuskinsky District Court in Moscow on Friday. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny went on trial Friday on charges of defaming a World War II veteran
  • His trial came days after he was handed a nearly three-year prison term
  • The prison term sparked an international outcry

.Moscow, Russia
Navalny is already facing detention due to violating a suspended notice in Russia. (Photo: AP/PTI)

  • Reportedly, Navalny accused a World War II veteran and others as 'the shame of the country'
  • The 44-year-old was attacked with poison gas in August 2020
  • He was detained on Monday

.Warszawa, Poland
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  • Adolf Hitler's autobiography 'Mein Kampf' first came out in 1925
  • The book will be only the second annotated edition of 'Mein Kampf'
  • Poland's Chief Rabbi Michael Schudrich said an academic edition could be 'a positive thing'

.Seoul, South Korea
Under South Korea's centre-left President Moon Jae-in, ties between Japan and South Korea have deteriorated. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@moonriver365)

  • The Seoul Central District Court ruled on Friday that Japan must  pay the victims 100 million won ($91,000) each
  • This is the first civilian legal case against Tokyo in South Korea by wartime sex slaves for Japanese troops
  • A 1965 treaty between Seoul and Tokyo had declared claims between them and their nationals had been settled

.Seoul, South Korea

  • This is the first civilian legal case in South Korea by wartime sex slaves against Japan
  • During World War II, Japanese troops had labelled the plaintiffs 'comfort women'.
  • Japan and South Korea are both major US allies