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Alleged Nazi war criminal charged

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Prosecutors in Germany have formally charged alleged Nazi war criminal John Demjanjuk with being an accessory to the murder of thousands of Jews during in World War II.

A spokesman for the Munich prosecutor, Anton Winkler, said that the 89-year old was fit to stand trial.

Steve Rosenberg reports.

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