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In what would be a symbolic move, Obama plans to visit Hiroshima after G7 summit

Apr 22, 2016

In what would be a symbolic move, Obama plans to visit Hiroshima after G7 summit

President Barack Obama will go to the atom-bombed city of Hiroshima after a G7 summit in Japan next month, the Nikkei business daily reported Friday, in what would be a first for a sitting US leader. #White House #Barack Obama #NewsTracker #Nobel Peace Prize #World War II #Hiroshima #US Secretary of State #John Kerry #Shinzo Abe #G7 summit
Carter visits India: New Delhi returns bone fragments of US servicemen from WWII crash site

Apr 13, 2016

Carter visits India: New Delhi returns bone fragments of US servicemen from WWII crash site

Ash Carter, who has been travelling in India, watched as the remains were placed in the caskets and loaded onto a C-17 aircraft for the flight home. #India #US #Arunachal Pradesh #NewsTracker #Pentagon #World War II #WWII #Ashton Carter #world war #Greg Lynch #POW/MIA Accounting Agency #B-24 #Hot As Hell
Pakistan agreed to help India with information on Subhas Chandra Bose: What the latest files reveal

Mar 30, 2016

Pakistan agreed to help India with information on Subhas Chandra Bose: What the latest files reveal

Files released on Tuesday include matters pertaining to Netaji's ashes and the probe into his disappearance following the controversial air crash of 1945 in which he is believed to have perished. #Congress #Pakistan #World War II #NewsTacker #Subhash Chandra Bose #Netaji
Sweden, Finland plan to deport tens of thousands of migrants

Jan 29, 2016

Sweden, Finland plan to deport tens of thousands of migrants

Finland joined Sweden today in announcing plans to deport tens of thousands of failed asylum seekers in a bid to contain the migrant crisis, as at least 31 more people died trying to reach the European Union. #Sweden #Finland #World War II #refugees #Syrian refugees #Anders Ygeman #Diederik Samsom
Denmark invokes memories of Nazi Germany as it debates new bill to seize refugees' cash, valuables

Jan 15, 2016

Denmark invokes memories of Nazi Germany as it debates new bill to seize refugees' cash, valuables

Denmark's parliament on Wednesday debated a controversial plan to seize refugees' valuables, with the bill widely expected to pass after being backed by a majority of lawmakers. #UN #Denmark #World War II #Nazi #Holocaust #refugees #UNHCR #Shareworthy #Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen #Integration Minister Inger Stojberg
Remembering Lt Gen JFR Jacob: The gentleman soldier who never faded away with time

Jan 13, 2016

Remembering Lt Gen JFR Jacob: The gentleman soldier who never faded away with time

Irrepressible throughout his service, the general was known always to have spoken his mind and stood up for what he thought was right. #InMemoriam #Indian Army #World War II #National Defence Academy #Northern Bengal Mounted Rifles #Lt Gen JFR Jacob #Major Mayank Bhardwaj #Brig KP Singh Deo
South Korean president pleads for understanding, support in 'comfort women' deal with Japan

Dec 31, 2015

South Korean president pleads for understanding, support in 'comfort women' deal with Japan

South Korean President Park Geun-Hye on Thursday urged the public to support her latest deal with Japan on wartime sex slavery as controversy grew over the agreement to settle the decades-long dispute. #China #Japan #US #NewsTracker #South Korea #Seoul #World War II #Park Geun-hye #Comfort women
Of tolerance and acceptance: Berlinale to spotlight migration, offer 1,000 free tickets to refugees

Dec 23, 2015

Of tolerance and acceptance: Berlinale to spotlight migration, offer 1,000 free tickets to refugees

Berlinale Director Dieter Kosslick said the 66th edition in February would try to set an example of tolerance and integration in Germany, a society that has been rocked by the arrival of around one million newcomers this year. #Germany #Cold War #immigrants #World War II #Berlin #refugees #Hail #Berlin Film Festival #Caesar #Berlinale #Coen #Dieter Kosslick #Berlinale Street Food Market
Svetlana Alexievich of Belarus wins Nobel literature prize

Oct 08, 2015

Svetlana Alexievich of Belarus wins Nobel literature prize

Belarusian writer Svetlana Alexievich won the Nobel Prize in literature on Thursday for works that the prize judges called "a monument to suffering and courage." #NewsTracker #Afghanistan #Chernobyl #World War II #Stockholm #Belarus #soviet #Svetlana Alexievich #The Unwomanly Face of the War