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'Mein Kampf' publisher promises proceeds from sales to Holocaust survivors

Jun 30, 2016

'Mein Kampf' publisher promises proceeds from sales to Holocaust survivors

A Boston-based publishing company has decided to donate proceeds from Adolf Hitler's infamous manifesto Mein Kampf to a local organisation that works with ageing Holocaust survivors. #Germany #World War II #Nazi #Holocaust #Mein Kampf #Jews #Judaism #TheNarrative #Mifflin Harcourt
US Marines say they misidentified man in iconic Iwo Jima photo

Jun 23, 2016

US Marines say they misidentified man in iconic Iwo Jima photo

One of the six men long identified in an iconic World War II photograph showing the raising of the American flag at Iwo Jima was actually not in the image, the Marine Corps announced on Thursday after conducting an investigation prompted by the claims of two amateur historians. #NewsTracker #World War II #TheNarrative #Iwo Jima #Flags of Our Fathers #Mount Suribachi #Private First Class Harold Schultz
Conflict in Syria and Afghan raised the number of refugees to 65 million: UNHCR

Jun 20, 2016

Conflict in Syria and Afghan raised the number of refugees to 65 million: UNHCR

The UN refugee agency says persecution and conflict in places like Syria and Afghanistan raised the total number of refugees and internally displaced people worldwide to a record 65.3 million at the end of last year. #Syria #NewsTracker #Afghanistan #Europe #EU #World War II #refugees #UNHCR #displaced people
Bodies of over 100 migrants wash up on Libyan beach after boat capsizes

Jun 03, 2016

Bodies of over 100 migrants wash up on Libyan beach after boat capsizes

The bodies of more than 100 migrants have washed up on a Libyan beach as a new migrant boat tragedy unfolded in the Mediterranean south of Greece on Friday. #Libya #NewsTracker #Greece #Nato #Africa #EU #Turkey #World War II #Migrant crisis
North Korea takes potshots at Barack Obama, calls his Hiroshima visit 'hypocrisy'

May 27, 2016

North Korea takes potshots at Barack Obama, calls his Hiroshima visit 'hypocrisy'

Nuclear-armed North Korea has ridiculed US President Barack Obama's visit to Hiroshima as the "childish" diplomatic ploy of a "nuclear war fanatic." #Obama #World #Barack Obama #US #NewsTracker #North Korea #World War II #Hiroshima
US President Obama set to make history with Hiroshima visit

May 27, 2016

US President Obama set to make history with Hiroshima visit

President Barack Obama is set to make history on Friday as he travels to Hiroshima more than seven decades after the end of World War II . #Japan #US #NewsTracker #World War II #Hiroshima #President Barack Obama #Little Boy
'Moment is right': Barack Obama ready to face historic, haunted ground of Hiroshima

May 27, 2016

'Moment is right': Barack Obama ready to face historic, haunted ground of Hiroshima

Convinced that the time for this moment is right at last, President Barack Obama on Friday will become the first American president to confront the historic and haunted ground of Hiroshima. #Barack Obama #Japan #NewsTracker #TheySaidIt #World War II #US President #Hiroshima #Shinzo Abe #G7 meet
G7 Summit: Obama's historic visit to Hiroshima 'will honour those who were lost in WWII'

May 26, 2016

G7 Summit: Obama's historic visit to Hiroshima 'will honour those who were lost in WWII'

Barack Obama's historic visit to Hiroshima this week "will honour all those who were lost in World War II" the US president said on Wednesday, hours after arriving in Japan for a Group of Seven summit. #Barack Obama #NewsTracker #World War II #Hiroshima #Shinzo Abe #G7 summit #Group of Seven
Hiroshima hopes Barack Obama's visit will revitalise anti-nuclear push

May 11, 2016

Hiroshima hopes Barack Obama's visit will revitalise anti-nuclear push

Barack Obama's trip to Hiroshima this month is a chance for him to see how the city suffered after its atomic bombing, and to renew his push for global nuclear disarmament, local officials said Wednesday. #Barack Obama #Japan #NewsTracker #World War II #Hiroshima #Shinzo Abe
Barack Obama to become first US president to visit Hiroshima

May 10, 2016

Barack Obama to become first US president to visit Hiroshima

The announcement comes after months of rumours in the US and Japan that Obama would make a visit to the city devastated in the final days of World War II. #Barack Obama #Japan #NewsTracker #World War II #Hawaii #Hiroshima #Nagasaki #Pearl Harbour