Wednesday, 8th February 2023

Former secretary sentenced over Nazi camp murders

One of the last expected verdicts concerning Nazi crimes is being appealed by a 97-year-old woman convicted of complicity in thousands of murders.


19 Apr 2018
A New York nanny was found guilty on Wednesday of stabbing to death two children in her care at their luxury Manhattan apartment, in a case that drew national headlines.
22 Aug 2018
The US has deported a former Nazi camp guard to Germany, but prosecutors say there is not enough evidence to charge the 95-year-old man. Plus, a German lawmaker tells me it is time to correct the mistake of ending compulsory military service.
28 Nov 2018
A suspected serial killer who claims to have committed some 90 murders made a court appearance on Monday in the 1994 killing of a Texas woman.
8 Jun 2019
Former German nurse Niels Högel stands accused of having murdered 97 people while on duty. Defense lawyers conceded most of the charges in a bid to save him from German law's toughest sentence.
6 Jun 2019
A German nurse believed to be the most prolific serial killer in the country's post-war history is handed a life sentence for murdering 85 patients in his care. The 42-year-old murdered patients selected at random with lethal injections between 2000 and 2005, when he was caught in the act.
10 Aug 2019
As a tour guide specializing in notorious Hollywood deaths, Scott Michaels is well aware of America's morbid fascination with the dark side of Tinseltown.
24 Nov 2019
Some of Europe's most important stands of old-growth and primeval forests are under attack from illegal logging. Within the past two months, two forest workers have been murdered.
10 Dec 2019
An Israeli witness who survived the Nazi death camp at Stutthof has described how SS guards staged sadistic "shows" to torture prisoners. His testimony is part of a court case against a 93-year-old former guard.
8 Jan 2021
Officials plotted an assassination campaign against exiled dissidents and opponents of President Alexander Lukashenko, according to a clandestine recording.
20 Mar 2021
The shooter was charged with eight murders after he launched attack on spas in Atlanta, targeting victims of mostly Asian descent. He has denied being racially motivated, and claimed to have a "sex addiction."
4 Oct 2021
Irmgard F. was a secretary at the Stutthof concentration camp for two years. Now, at the age of 96, she is to stand trial on charges of more than 11,000 counts of accessory to murder. The Holocaust survivor Abba Naor asks why the authorities waited so long to try her.
21 Dec 2021
French armed forces have said they killed a senior "Islamic State" member believed to have been involved in a 2020 attack that left six French aid workers dead.