GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip – A Hamas spiritual leader on Monday called teaching Palestinian children that the Nazis murdered 6 million Jews a "war crime," rejecting a reported U.N. proposal to include the Holocaust in Gaza's school curriculum. [Nazi deal with West started WWII; see below.] More»
Exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, right, kneels and prays for victims and comforts survivors of Typhoon Morakot, at the destroyed village of Shiao Lin, in southern Taiwan, Monday, Aug. 31, 2009 (AP/Wally Santana).
Putin blames WWII on West's deal with Hitler
WARSAW, Poland -- Russia's prime minister Vlad Putin [a yakkha on horseback seen on left), condemned Moscow's 1939 treaty with Berlin that carved up Europe, as well as a British and French pact with the Nazis, in remarks published before the 70th anniversary of the start of World War II. More»