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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
'Abnormal not to have a pact': Abe approaches Putin for peace treaty, anti-terror deal

Jan 04, 2016

'Abnormal not to have a pact': Abe approaches Putin for peace treaty, anti-terror deal

Japanese PM Abe courted President of Russia Vladimir Putin on Monday, holding out the prospect for a summit as he renewed his call for progress on an elusive World War II peace treaty. #World #Japan #NewsTracker #Russia #Vladimir Putin #Shinzo Abe #Anti-Terrorism #World War II Peace Treaty #Soviet Colonies
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
China marks Japan WWII defeat, flexes muscle with military extravaganza

Sep 03, 2015

China marks Japan WWII defeat, flexes muscle with military extravaganza

Tanks, missiles and troops in lock-step filed past Beijing's iconic Tiananmen Square in a massive parade Thursday commemorating Japan's World War II defeat 70 years ago and underlining President Xi Jinping's determination to make China the pre-eminent Asian power. #China #Japan #NewsTracker #Tiananmen Square #World War II #Xi Jinping
'History is harsh': Japanese PM Shinzo Abe stops short of apology for World War II

Aug 14, 2015

'History is harsh': Japanese PM Shinzo Abe stops short of apology for World War II

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe acknowledged Friday that Japan inflicted "immeasurable damage and suffering" on innocent people in World War II, but stopped short of offering his own apology and said future generations of Japanese should not have to make them either. #Japan #NewsTracker #Women in World War II #Shinzo Abe
Hitler not dead? British historian claims massive cover up, says Nazi leader escaped Germany

Jun 12, 2015

Hitler not dead? British historian claims massive cover up, says Nazi leader escaped Germany

Adolf Hitler did not commit suicide at the end of the second world war but was spirited out of Germany by the Nazis in a massive cover up to make the world fall a victim to "duplicitous deception," a noted British historian has claimed. #NewsTracker #Germany #FBI #historian #World War II #Nazi #Adolf Hitler #Axis #Allies #Eva Braun