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'Save us' as you did in World War II: Fiji to US on climate

Fiji urged the United States on Friday to "save" the world from climate change as it had helped to win World War II.

Ukraine marks 75 years since Babi Yar mass slaughter of Jews

A sombre Ukraine on Thursday marks 75 years since the World War II slaughter of some 34,000 Jews on the outskirts of Kiev, one of the largest massacres of the Holocaust.  The carnage by Nazi forces at the Babi Yar ravine has caused years of soul-searching and debate in Ukraine over the participation of local collaborators in the killings and atrocities that followed. 

World War II bombs found in Nagaland

World War II bombs found in Nagaland

The bombs were found from an ongoing construction site by the labourers after which the police were informed.

UN holds first-ever summit on refugees and migrants

The issue of what to do about the world's 65.3 million displaced people takes center stage at the United Nations General Assembly Monday when leaders from around the globe converge on New York for the first-ever summit on Addressing Large Movements of Refugees and Migrants.

Nurse kissed in iconic World War II photo dies

Nurse kissed in iconic World War II photo dies

Greta Friedman, the woman kissed by a sailor in the iconic picture taken in New York city's Times Square after the Second World War ended in 1945, has died, a media report said.

Japan PM sends ritual offering to Yasukuni shrine for war dead

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent a ritual offering to a shrine for war dead on Monday, the anniversary of Japan`s World War Two defeat, but did not visit the shrine, which is seen in China and South Korea as a symbol of Tokyo`s wartime militarism.

British prime ministers since World War II

British prime ministers since World War II

Theresa May is Britain`s 14th prime minister since World War II

Teacher who sat for anthem deserved pay cut: Japan Court

A school was right to cut the pay of a teacher who refused to stand for the national anthem, a Japanese court has ruled.

Britain and the EU: an awkward marriage of convenience

Britain and the EU: an awkward marriage of convenience

Britain has never really internalised the European project because of its very different history during the 20th century.

Italy outlaws Holocaust denial, incitement to racial hatred

Denying the World War II Nazi Holocaust is now a crime in Italy punishable with between two and six years in jail after the Parliament outlawed incitement to racial hatred.

Hitler's coding machine meets its nemesis

Hitler's Lorenz machine boasted 1.6 million billion possible coding combinations thanks to a series of twelve rotors, a million times more complex than the more feted Enigma machine.

Drowned migrant baby photo wake-up call for EU: NGO

The photo shows the baby, its eyes closed with blue-tinged lips, in the arms of a rescuer. 

Donald Trump slams Barack Obama for not mentioning Pearl Harbour attack

Obama did not publicly mention the surprise 1941 attack that pulled the US into World War II while on his historic trip to Japan this week, during which he became the first sitting American president to visit Hiroshima.

Russia mulls creating navy base on Kuril Islands

Russia is considering the possibility of basing units of its Pacific Fleet on Matua Island in the Kurils chain, the media reported on Friday.

Barack Obama lays wreath at Hiroshima Memorial, says death fell from the sky and the world changed

Barack Obama lays wreath at Hiroshima Memorial, says death fell from the sky and the world changed

“In the image of a mushroom cloud that rose in these skies we are starkly reminded of humanity's core contradictions."

Obama looks to Hiroshima visit; Abe won't go to Pearl Harbor

President Barack Obama said today he plans to use his historic visit to Hiroshima with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to reflect on the suffering of war and the need to take steps to prevent it.

Greece starts evacuating squalid Idomeni migrant camp

Hundreds of Greek police on Tuesday began clearing the squalid Idomeni camp, a migrant flashpoint on the Macedonia border where thousands of people have been camped out for more than three months.

Russia marks WWII victory anniversary with military parade – In Pics

Russia marks WWII victory anniversary with military parade – In Pics

An estimated 27 million of the former Soviet Union`s soldiers and civilians were killed in World War II.

84 migrants still missing after boat sinks off Libya: International Organization for Migration

84 migrants still missing after boat sinks off Libya: International Organization for Migration

The additional migrant flow from the Syrian conflict has put further pressure on search and rescue operation efforts.

World War II aerial bomb found at Austrian construction site

 A 250-kg aerial bomb from World War II was discovered during construction work in Vienna, Austria, on Monday morning.