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      Holocaust Memorial Day 2015: Enormous tent lit up over Auschwitz gate
      Jan27

      Holocaust Memorial Day 2015: Enormous tent lit up over Auschwitz gate

      Polish born Holocaust survivor Halina Birenbaum, seen on top screen, speaks in a tent raised at the entrance of the Birkenau Nazi death camp (Picture: AP Photo//Czarek Sokolowski)Around 300 Holocaust survivors have gathered with world leaders under an enormous tent over the gate and railroad tracks that marked the last journey for more than a...

      Auschwitz concentration camp: 70 years since liberation
      Jan27

      Auschwitz concentration camp: 70 years since liberation

      Visitors walk inside the former German Nazi concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz camp (Picture: Reuters)Around 300 survivors are expected to attend the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp – the youngest in their 70s. The returning internees fear a resurgent anti-Semitism due to a slow forgetting of the...

      Ukraine crisis: ‘Indiscriminate’ rocket attack kills at least 20 in rebel offensive on Mariupol
      Jan24

      Ukraine crisis: ‘Indiscriminate’ rocket attack kills at least 20 in rebel offensive on Mariupol

      At least 20 have been killed, authorities said (Picture: AP)At least 20 people have been killed and dozens more injured following a series of indiscriminate rocket attacks that hit a market, schools and homes in a rebel offensive on Mariupol, authorities said. Mariupol, which lies on the Azov Sea and is between the Russia-annexed Crimea Peninsula...

      Weird moment skateboarding dog breaks up angry protest
      Jan04

      Weird moment skateboarding dog breaks up angry protest

      This is the bizarre moment a skateboarding dog broke up a protest in Ukraine. Sam the British Bulldog made a surprise appearance as people gathered to campaign against political corruption. He soared through the crowd as police prepared to clash with protesters in Odessa. It is thought that Sam was at a local park but ran off to investigate the...

      Face-planting fare dodger picks up a fine, medical bills… AND has to pay the fare
      Jan01

      Face-planting fare dodger picks up a fine, medical bills… AND has to pay the fare

      As far as fare-dodging goes, Ukrainian man Zossima Sozonov is the worst on record. CCTV footage from the Klovsk underground station in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev shows him trying to get a free ride, tripping himself up, mashing his face into the hard floor of the station, and cleanly knocking himself out. Transport police were so impressed by...

      Wealthy Russians mock rouble crisis by posting pictures of caviar under #whatcrisis hashtag
      Dec30

      Wealthy Russians mock rouble crisis by posting pictures of caviar under #whatcrisis hashtag

      Не дождетесь!) #Whatcrisis #Russia #sanctions You are not able to destroy us) @MailOnline pic.twitter.com/4cpI6VVgZ0 — Tatiana Felitsina (@TanyaFelice7) December 30, 2014 As the Russian economy spirals downwards due to western trade sanctions, a few citizens are eager to prove that a slight drop in the rouble hasn’t put a dent in their...

      13 reasons why the Russian currency crisis is a game changer
      Dec18

      13 reasons why the Russian currency crisis is a game changer

      (Picture: AFP)Russia has finally lost the economic war on the West, that much is clear. The Russian rouble turned to ‘rubble’ in the last few days as the once great currency went into free fall. But what is still uncertain is what kind of knee-jerk reaction President Vladimir Putin might try next in a bid to keep his hand on the reins of...