The US, Britain, France and Germany have condemned Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's latest comments denying the Holocaust. Iran's president earlier said the Nazi genocide of Jews was a "mythical claim" and a pretext to establish the State of Israel.
A German court has decided that John Demjanjuk, an alleged former Nazi camp guard, will be tried for "complicity to murder" 27,900 people at the Sobibor death camp in Poland, where prosecutors believe he worked as a guard in 1943.
A gunman opened fire at the Holocaust Museum in Washington, DC, fatally shooting a security guard before being shot himself. The gunman, believed to be an octogenarian white supremacist, remains in hospital being treated for his wounds.
US President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel visited Buchenwald concentration camp in central Germany on Friday following a press conference during which they pledged their commitment to Middle East peace.
U.S. President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel held a joint press conference Friday, covering their discussions on the economic crisis, the Middle East, and relations with Iran and Russia.
U.S. President Barack Obama will visit the former Buchenwald concentration camp on Friday, before meeting Chancellor Angela Merkel for high-level talks on the economic crisis, the Middle East, and relations with Iran and Russia.
Pope Benedict XVI called for a two-state solution to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and spoke out vigorously against the Holocaust as he ended his tour of the Middle East with a farewell ceremony at Ben Gurion Airport near Tel Aviv.
In a visit to Israel's Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial, Pope Benedict said the suffering of Jews murdered by the Nazi regime must never be denied, a message aimed at addressing Jewish anger over a Holocaust-denying bishop.