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Namibia tribes appeal US court ruling in genocide suit

Namibia tribes appeal US court ruling in genocide suit

Lawyers for the Herero and Nama tribes on Tuesday appealed a New York court ruling dismissing their compensation claim against Germany for the genocide of their ancestors in present-day Namibia.In a filing before New York's federal appeals court, lawyers for

Remains of nearly 85,000 genocide victims buried in Rwanda

Remains of nearly 85,000 genocide victims buried in Rwanda

The remains of nearly 85,000 people murdered in Rwanda's genocide were laid to rest Saturday in a sombre ceremony in Kigali, a quarter of a century after the slaughter.Mourners sobbed as 81 white coffins containing the remains of 84,437 victims of the 1994 ma

Remains of nearly 85,000 genocide victims buried in Rwanda

Remains of nearly 85,000 genocide victims buried in Rwanda

The remains of nearly 85,000 people murdered in Rwanda's genocide were laid to rest Saturday in a sombre ceremony in Kigali, a quarter of a century after the slaughter.Mourners sobbed as 81 white coffins containing the remains of 84,437 victims of the 1994 ma

Thousands mourn revered Israeli rabbi and Holocaust survivor

Thousands mourn revered Israeli rabbi and Holocaust survivor

Thousands attended the funeral Sunday for a revered Israeli rabbi and Holocaust survivor known for his especially brutal treatment at the hands of the Nazis and his efforts to memorialise the genocide's victims.Menahem Mendel Taub, a Hassidic rabbi, died at t

Erdogan slams Macron over 'Armenia genocide' remembrance

Erdogan slams Macron over 'Armenia genocide' remembrance

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan upped his war of words Saturday with French counterpart Emmanuel Macron for creating a day of remembrance for the 1915 Armenian "genocide".Macron decided in February to formally to mark the mass killings and forced depo

France holds first 'Armenia genocide' remembrance day

France holds first 'Armenia genocide' remembrance day

France held its first "national day of commemoration of the Armenian genocide" on Wednesday, provoking an angry reaction from Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Troops from the Ottoman Empire -- which preceded modern-day Turkey -- were responsible for mass