President Rodrigo Duterte likens himself to Adolf Hitler saying he would "be happy" to kill 3 million drug users and dealers in the country. United Nations adviser Adama Dieng cautions Duterte that his use of language could lead to "crimes against humanity".
The Institute of Contemporary History in Munich announces a publication of a two-volume set of Adolf Hitler’s "Mein Kampf". The new edition, which contains 3,500 scholarly annotations, is intended, "The New York Times" reports, “To set the work in historical context, to show how Hitler wove truth with half-truth and outright lie, and thus to defang any propagandistic effect while revealing Nazism.” This is the first printing in Germany since the end of World War II.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu retracts controversial comments he made about Nazi policies during World War 2, saying he never meant to claim that an Islamic leader Amin al-Husseini persuaded Adolf Hitler to adopt a policy to kill European Jews.
In a warning to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to step down, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan calls al-Assad's ongoing crackdown on protests cowardice, comparing al-Assad to past dictators such as Adolf Hitler and Muammar Gaddafi.
The Swedish Enforcement Administration ("Kronofogden") announces the public auction of seven paintings originally believed to be painted by German leader Adolf Hitler.[http:--www.dn.se-nyheter-sverige-kronofogden-saljer-hitlertavlor (TT via "Dagens Nyheter")] (Swedish)