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U.S. state sacks prison guard trainees for Nazi salute

Dec 31, 2019 - 9:31 AM

The probe concludes the gesture was motivated by 'ignorance' and an 'appalling lack of judgement' but still 'damaged the reputation' of the West Virginia prison

JUST IGNORANT? In this photo received by AFP on December 30, 20190 from the W.Va., the Division of Corrections and Rehabilitation, Basic Training Class #18 in West Virginia poses for a photo as they gesture the Nazi salute. Photo by HO/W.Va. Division of Corrections and Rehabilitation/AFP

Artworks signed 'A. Hitler' to be auctioned in Germany

Feb 06, 2019 - 2:09 PM

More than 30 paintings attributed to the Nazi dictator will be up for grabs at the Weidler auction house

Goebbels' diary shows he took note of Fall of Bataan

Apr 09, 2018 - 12:57 AM

Entries in Joseph Goebbels' 1942 diary show the propaganda minister taking note of the fall of Bataan and quickly blaming MacArthur, and the Jews behind him

WORLD WAR II. This undated file photo taken during World War II in Germany shows Nazi leader Adolf Hitler (L) standing with his Nazi commanders Hermann Goering (2nd L), Joseph Goebbels (C) and Rudolf Hess (R). Photo from the National Archives/AFP

Basagan ng Trip with Leloy Claudio: 5 times nationalism goes overboard

Mar 21, 2018 - 9:55 PM

Are you a nationalist or an internationalist? Re-examine old paradigms with Leloy Claudio and find out that some concepts taken to the extreme can be dangerous

How Germany's sense of its past makes federalism work

Dec 10, 2017 - 8:00 AM

'I have come to understand that Adolf Hitler played a central role in German government. That is, the country’s current system was put in place to ensure in all ways possible that power would never again rest on one person'

Photo by Camille Elemia/Rappler

#PugadBaboy: Abdurahman's misogyny

Oct 17, 2017 - 11:00 AM

Trump spokesman apologizes for 'insensitive' Hitler reference

Apr 12, 2017 - 11:33 AM

Sean Spicer: Frankly I mistakenly used an inappropriate and insensitive comment about the Holocaust and there is no comparison

In this file photo, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer speaks during the daily briefing in the Brady Briefing Room of the White House on February 23, 2017 in Washington, DC. Mandel Ngan/AFP

Hitler's phone sells for more than $240,000

Feb 20, 2017 - 3:06 PM

The auction house calls the Siemens rotary phone as Hitler s mobile device of destruction

Rodrigo Duterte: A fascist original

Jan 02, 2017 - 9:41 AM

Like the anti Marcos resistance 4 decades back the only certainty members of the anti fascist front can count on is that they’re doing the right thing And that for some is a certainty worth dying for

NEW YEAR AHEAD. President Rodrigo Duterte wishes the Philippines an enjoyable New Year celebration. Photo by King Rodriguez/Presidential Photo

Taiwan school principal resigns over Nazi parade

Dec 27, 2016 - 2:40 PM

The Israel Economic and Cultural Office in Taipei condemns the parade as tasteless and outrageous

Can we please stop the Hitler comparisons?

Dec 03, 2016 - 9:30 PM

We are better than we seem and much kinder than we appear

Controversy as Austria plans demolition of Hitler house

Oct 18, 2016 - 8:20 PM

Number 15 Salzburger Vorstadt Street has been a thorn in Austria s side for decades drawing Nazi sympathizers from around the world

CONTROVERSIAL. This file photo taken on April 17, 2015 shows a memorial stone outside the house where Adolf Hitler was born in Braunau Am Inn, Austria. Joe Klamar/AFP

Austria to tear down Hitler birth house

Oct 17, 2016 - 11:43 PM

The Hitler house will be torn down The foundations can remain but a new building will be erected It will be used by either a charity or the local authorities Interior Minister Wolfgang Sobotka tells the press

HITLER'S HOUSE. This file photo taken on April 18, 2015 shows protesters gathering outside the house where Adolf Hitler was born during the anti-Nazi protest in Braunau Am Inn, Austria. File photo by Joe Klamar/AFP

Miss Austria and Miss Earth Angelia Ong react to PH bet's Duterte, Hitler comment

Oct 11, 2016 - 7:32 PM

Miss Earth 2015 Angelia Ong and Miss Earth Austria 2016 Kimberly Budinsky speak up after Miss Earth Philippines Imelda Schweighart s comments on Duterte and Hitler go viral online

REACTIONS. Miss Earth Austria Kimberly Budinsky and Miss Earth 2015 Angelia Ong speak up about Miss Earth Philippines 2016 Imedla Schweighart's comments on President Rodrigo Duterte and Adolf Hitler. Photos by Rob Reyes/Rappler, screengrab from Instagram/missearth

Miss PH Earth Imelda Schweighart apologizes for comment on Hitler, Duterte

Oct 11, 2016 - 5:11 PM

Miss Earth Philippines Imelda Schweighart and Miss Austria Kimberly Budinsky speak up about the video where Imelda compares Duterte to Hitler

IMELDA SCHWEIGHART. The Philippines' Miss Earth 2016 bet apologizes for comparing President Rodrigo Duterte to Adolf Hitler. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

[Newspoint] The ominous knock on the door

Oct 06, 2016 - 9:00 AM

Duterte’s war on drugs is finally hitting home If fascism begins with a knock on the door we have been taken well past that We have ignored the signs and continue to ignore them

Jewish community applauds Duterte after apology

Oct 04, 2016 - 9:45 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte makes a personal appearance at a synagogue in Metro Manila to apologize to Jews for his Hitler remarks

DUTERTE'S APOLOGY. President Rodrigo Duterte visits the Jewish New Year celebration at a synagogue in Makati. Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

Duterte on EDCA, Dick Gordon, LeBron James | 6PM wRap

Oct 03, 2016 - 9:03 PM

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Fraternally yours: Adolf's message to Rody

Oct 03, 2016 - 8:05 PM

I want to inform you that killing even a million undesirables takes organization You can profit from our mistakes We began with firing squads

House leaders on Duterte apology: 'We all make mistakes'

Oct 03, 2016 - 4:20 PM

I would advise the President don t speak anymore Just work says Majority Leader Rodolfo Fariñas

HOUSE LEADERS. Majority Rodolfo Fariñas and Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez hold a press conference on October 3. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Duterte on Hitler, Santiago burial, Syria rescue | 12PM wRap

Oct 03, 2016 - 2:48 PM

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Gordon says 'noisy' Duterte 'falling on his own sword'

Oct 03, 2016 - 12:45 PM

Maingay ang Pangulo sobrang ingay ng Pangulo says Senator Richard Gordon

NOISY. Senator Richard Gordon says the 'noisy' President should already stop with his public statements seemingly endorsing killings of drug lords and pushers. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Duterte apologizes for Hitler remarks

Oct 02, 2016 - 6:40 PM

There was never an intention on my part to derogate the memory of 6 million Jews murdered by the Germans says Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte

LOOK BACK: Hitler and the Holocaust

Oct 01, 2016 - 8:19 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte sparks outrage after he drew parallels between the Holocaust and his own bloody war on drugs

REMEMBERING THE HOLOCAUST. Polish Jews captured by Germans during the suppression of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising in Poland. Photo from Wikimedia Commons

Jerman protes pernyataan Duterte yang menyamakan diri dengan Hitler

Oct 01, 2016 - 7:44 PM

Juru bicara kepresidenan menyebut media keliru dalam menangkap pernyataan Duterte Dia tidak bermaksud menyamakan diri dengan Adolf Hitler

SAMA DENGAN HITLER? Presiden Filipina Rodrigo Duterte mengatakan siap memberantas 3 juta pengguna narkotika di negaranya. Sementara, Adolf Hitler disebut Duterte juga membantai 3 juta warga Yahudi dalam peristiwa Holocaust. Foto dari Istana Kepresidenan Filipina (PPD)

Palace: 'Hitler reference didn't originate' from Duterte

Oct 01, 2016 - 7:39 PM

The Palace deplores the Hitler allusion of President Duterte’s anti drug war as another crude attempt to vilify the President in the eyes of the world says Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella

PALACE BRIEFING. Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella fields question at a Palace news briefing. Photo by Albert Alcain/PPD

Pacquiao’s promoter Bob Arum slams Duterte’s Hitler remarks

Oct 01, 2016 - 12:30 PM

Arum’s strong response to Duterte’s Hitler comparison comes as no surprise Although Arum was born and raised in New York he has an Orthodox Jewish background

'REPREHENSIBLE'. Bob Arum, Manny Pacquiao's promoter, thinks Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte comparing himself to Adolf Hitler is 'reprehensible.' File photo of Bob Arum from AFP

Human Rights Watch: Duterte's Hitler remarks 'obscene'

Oct 01, 2016 - 9:42 AM

UPDATED The group calls on foreign donors such as the US and the EU to send a strong message to the Philippine government that it risks suspension of security assistance unless the abusive war on drugs comes to a halt

Duterte's Hitler remarks 'troubling' – Pentagon chief

Oct 01, 2016 - 9:31 AM

UPDATED Pentagon chief Ashton Carter says Speaking personally for myself I find those comments deeply troubling

In this file photo, US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter delivers his speech during the closing ceremony of the US-Philippines annual joint military exercise at Camp Aguinaldo in Quezon City, Philippines, April 15, 2016. Ted Aljibe/AFP

Germany to PH envoy: Duterte's Hitler remarks 'unacceptable'

Sep 30, 2016 - 11:01 PM

Any comparison of the singular atrocities of the Holocaust with anything else is totally unacceptable ministry spokesman Martin Schaefer tells reporters

DUTERTE AGAINST DRUGS. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte delivers a speech at the Davao international airport terminal building early on September 30, 2016, shortly after arriving from an official visit to Vietnam. Photo by Manman Dejeto/AFP

Duterte on Hitler, Miriam Santiago, Samsung Note 7 | 6PM wRap

Sep 30, 2016 - 9:16 PM

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Duterte: I'm being portrayed as a 'cousin of Hitler'

Sep 30, 2016 - 1:44 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte draws parallels between Hitler s annihilation of 3 million Jews and his controversial campaign against drugs

President Rodrigo Duterte. Photo from Malacanang PPD

80 years ago, Owens stole Hitler's Berlin show at the Olympics

Jul 31, 2016 - 11:40 AM

Adolf Hitler hoped to showcase the Aryan race s superiority at the 1936 Berlin Games That was until American sprinter Jesse Owens ruined those plans

OLYMPIC LEGEND. The narrative for the 1936 Olympics could have been very different if not for Jesse Owens, seen signing autographs at the Berlin Games. File photo by AFP

Rodrigo Duterte: Whom should he emulate?

Jun 03, 2016 - 2:54 PM

In today’s world great leadership is about acknowledging the limits of power and accordingly pursuing necessary reforms within the coordinates of possibilities Not making grandiose and unrealistic promises

PRESIDENT-ELECT. Rodrigo Duterte listens to questions at a news briefing in Davao City weeks before he assumes the presidency. Photo by Ritchie Tongco/EPA

Refleksi tentang buku, membaca, dan sebuah keajaiban

Apr 25, 2016 - 12:17 PM

Manusia kelak akan mati Namun berkat buku suara dari masa lalu dan ilmu pengetahuan manusia menjadi kekal dan abadi

Siswa-siswi SMP Muhammadiyah 2 di Surabaya, Jawa Timur, memperingati Hari Buku Internasional pada 23 April 2016. Foto oleh Moch Asim/Antara

Mexico's Calderon compares Trump to Hitler

Feb 28, 2016 - 11:30 AM

Calderon says Trump is turning the US into a neighbor that we re all going to end up rejecting and hating

epa05181161 US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump answers a question during the CNN Republican Presidential Primary Debate at the University of Houston's Moores School of Music Opera House in Houston, Texas, USA, 25 February 2016. This is the final debate before the Super Tuesday elections across the country. EPA/GARY CORONADO/POOL

Erdogan cites Hitler's Germany to defend presidency plans

Jan 02, 2016 - 7:16 AM

But in a statement published later the Turkish presidency says it was unacceptable to interpret Erdogan s remarks as endorsement of Nazism

REMARKS. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks during a rally marking the 562nd anniversary of the conquest of Istanbul by the Ottomans, in Istanbul, Turkey, May 30, 2015. EPA/SEDAT SUNA

Swedish sword killer was Hitler fan, targeted immigrants

Oct 23, 2015 - 10:00 PM

The killer targeted those with dark complexions

REMEMBRANCE. People stand by candles and flowers outside the primary and middle school Kronan in Trollhattan, southwestern Sweden. Photo by Jonathan Nackstrand/AFP

Queen's Nazi salute as child leaves Britain's royals red-faced

Jul 18, 2015 - 11:55 PM

Images showing the Nazi salute come from a 20 second home movie which The Sun reported was shot at the royal family s rural Balmoral estate in Scotland in 1933 or 1934

Paintings by Hitler sold at German auction for $450,000

Jun 22, 2015 - 12:45 AM

The most expensive was a painting of King Ludwig II s Neuschwanstein Castle in Bavaria which went to a buyer from China for 100 000 euros

HITLER PAINTING. The frame of the watercolor painting 'Neuschwanstein', that is inscribed 'To the 80th birthday of Kommerzienrat (lit. councillor of commerce) Otto von Steinbeis', is on display at an auction house in Nuremberg, Germany, 12 June 2015. The painting is attributed to Adolf Hitler and will go under the hammer at the auction house Weidler on 20 June 2015. EPA/DANIEL KARMANN

Adolf Hitler painting goes under the hammer for 130,000 euros

Nov 23, 2014 - 1:58 PM

The buyer wishes to remain anonymous according to auction house Weidler

Esperanto: A 'bridging' language

Jul 26, 2014 - 8:09 PM

The constructed language – which remains little known in the Philippines – has drawn the ire of Adolf Hitler and the support of another dictator Ferdinand Marcos

Merkel praises would-be Hitler assassins

Jun 28, 2014 - 11:38 PM

The 20 July plot as it came to be known saw German army officers from Hitler s inner circle team up with members of the resistance to try to blow up the Nazi leader at his headquarters in Rastenburg Eastern Prussia now part of Poland

20 JULY PLOT. German Chancellor Angela Merkel is due to inaugurate a new permanent exhibition devoted to the assassination attempt at the German Resistance Memorial. File photo by Clemens Bilan/AFP

Germany seeks to maintain ban on Hitler's 'Mein Kampf'

Jun 26, 2014 - 11:34 PM

The book which translates to My Struggles contains Adolf Hitler s railings against the Jewish peril

ANTI-JEWISH. This first edition copy of Mein Kampf, signed by Adolf Hitler, fetched EU 35,700 at auction Wednesday June 15, 2005. The book, signed by the Nazi leader in ink on the inside, was probably removed from one of Hitler's offices at the end of the 2nd World War. It was first published in two volumes and the book which sold today was the first volume. It was sold along with a signed portrait postcard of Hitler and a signed thank you card from him. EPA/HO

'Humbled' Obama leads emotional D-day tribute to veterans

Jun 06, 2014 - 9:37 PM

Some 20 heads of states royals and prime ministers mingle with veterans throughout the day at ceremonies on the beaches of northern France where the biggest amphibious assault in history was launched in 1944

COMMEMORATION. US President Barack Obama (C) and French President Francois Hollande (R) smile next to World War II veteran Kenneth 'Rock' Merritt as they arrive for the official lunch at Benouville Castle, France, 06 June 2014. Photo by Regis Duvignau/EPA

Moscow demands 'official explanation' for Charles remarks

May 22, 2014 - 8:41 PM

Prince Charles alleged comparison of Russian president Vladimir Putin to Adolf Hitler are not worthy of a future British monarch says a Russian official

PRINCE CHARLES. Britain's Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, after the annual Commonwealth Observance service at Westminster Abbey on March 10, 2014. File photo by Ben Stansall/AFP

Russian envoy set for UK talks over Charles comments

May 22, 2014 - 3:56 PM

Moscow has not formally reacted on Prince Charles comparison of President Putin with Hitler but Russian media said it threatened to further complicate relations between Britain and Moscow

UK politicians say Charles 'free to speak' after Putin-Hitler row

May 21, 2014 - 11:28 PM

Prince Charles remark makes headlines around the world and Russian media says it threatened to further complicate relations between Britain and Moscow

Hitler's wife Eva Braun may have had Jewish ancestry

Apr 05, 2014 - 9:22 PM

Nazi leader Adolf Hitler s wife Eva Braun may have been of Jewish descent according to a DNA analysis

Undated and unlocated picture of German Chancellor and