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France to return Gustav Klimt painting stolen by Nazis during World War II to rightful owners in Austria
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France to return Gustav Klimt painting stolen by Nazis during World War II to rightful owners in Austria

The colourful 1905 oil work by the Austrian symbolist painter titled 'Rosebushes under the Trees' has been hanging in Paris' Musee d'Orsay museum for decades.

A Call To Spy movie review: Radhika Apte's tepid, half-baked WWII drama leaves viewers unsatiated
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A Call To Spy movie review: Radhika Apte's tepid, half-baked WWII drama leaves viewers unsatiated

A Call to Spy scratches merely the surface of a cauldron that promises graver horrors told more powerfully.

Historic Fed boost fails to stop Wall Street's virus-driven sell-off; S&P 500 on pace for worst month since World War 2
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Historic Fed boost fails to stop Wall Street's virus-driven sell-off; S&P 500 on pace for worst month since World War 2

Wall Street’s slide deepened on Monday as the rapidly spreading coronavirus forced more US states into lockdown, overshadowing unprecedented moves by the US Federal Reserve to shore up credit across the economy.

The Forgotten Few: New book remembers birth of the Indian Air Force, its first pilots to conquer the air
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The Forgotten Few: New book remembers birth of the Indian Air Force, its first pilots to conquer the air

While a lot has been written about the contribution of the Indian Army during World War II, The Forgotten Few by KS Nair, is a rare account of the Indians who participated in the war in the air, alongside British and other Allied pilots. A passionate war buff since his childhood, Nair realised the need for the book only after travelling outside India as part of his day job.

Jojo Rabbit: Taika Waititi says it 'annoyed' him to play Adolf Hitler in upcoming WWII satire
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Jojo Rabbit: Taika Waititi says it 'annoyed' him to play Adolf Hitler in upcoming WWII satire

Jojo Rabbit, directed by Taika Waititi, is set during the WWII and revolves around a young German boy, who has an imaginary friend based on Adolf Hitler.

Jojo Rabbit trailer: German boy and imaginary Adolf Hitler confront Nazi ideologies in Taika Waititi's WWII satire
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Jojo Rabbit trailer: German boy and imaginary Adolf Hitler confront Nazi ideologies in Taika Waititi's WWII satire

A young German boy becomes increasingly disillusioned by the Nazi ideology, powered by an imaginary Adolf Hitler in Taika Waititi's Jojo Rabbit.

80th Anniversary of World War II: Key events, important dates in humanity's deadliest conflict
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80th Anniversary of World War II: Key events, important dates in humanity's deadliest conflict

Today marks the 80th anniversary of the onset of the most brutal and devastating war to have ever taken place in the entire history of mankind. World War 2, which erupted this day 80 years ago(1939) in eastern Europe would later on spread throughout mainland Europe, claiming millions of lives.

Jojo Rabbit teaser: Taika Waititi plays an imaginary Adolf Hitler in WWII satire set to premiere at TIFF 2019
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Jojo Rabbit teaser: Taika Waititi plays an imaginary Adolf Hitler in WWII satire set to premiere at TIFF 2019

Jojo Rabbit will have its premiere at the upcoming Toronto International Film Festival.

Dawn of the Nuclear Age: 74 years ago, the first atomic bomb was tested in a desert in New Mexico
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Dawn of the Nuclear Age: 74 years ago, the first atomic bomb was tested in a desert in New Mexico

Trinity test is estimated to cost $2 billion and was conducted in deep in the desert in New Mexico.

World War II codebreaker Alan Turing will be featured on UK's new 50 pound note
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World War II codebreaker Alan Turing will be featured on UK's new 50 pound note

He killed himself at the age of 41 after facing chemical castration under Victorian-era homophobic laws.

75th D-Day commemoration: Veterans, civilians, political leaders mark World War II operation in France’s Normandy with appeals for world peace
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75th D-Day commemoration: Veterans, civilians, political leaders mark World War II operation in France’s Normandy with appeals for world peace

Standing on the windswept beaches and bluffs of Normandy, a dwindling number of ageing veterans of D-Day, history’s greatest air and sea invasion received the thanks and praise of a world transformed by their sacrifice.

World War II bomb weighing 500 kg defused in Germany after 18,500 people were evacuated from area
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World War II bomb weighing 500 kg defused in Germany after 18,500 people were evacuated from area

More than 70 years after the end of World War II, Germany remains littered with unexploded ordnance, a legacy of the intense Allied bombing campaign against Nazi Germany

'I'm off to war': French Order of Liberation vet remembers WWII
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'I'm off to war': French Order of Liberation vet remembers WWII

In 1940, General de Gaulle created the 'Order of the Liberation', 1,038 men and women who would fight to free France from Nazi rule in World War II. Among those, only 11 are alive today. At 97 years old, former member of the French resistance and politician Hubert Germain offers an increasingly-rare first hand account of his experiences.

Ashutosh Gowariker, Omung Kumar plan films on same maharaja: Is a battle royale in the offing?
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Ashutosh Gowariker, Omung Kumar plan films on same maharaja: Is a battle royale in the offing?

Bhoomi director Omung Kumar reportedly said work on his biopic on the Maharaja of Jamnagar started over a year ago, whereas Ashutosh Gowariker has allegedly bought the rights to the story

South Korean court orders Mitsubishi to pay damages to victims of forced labour during WW2
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South Korean court orders Mitsubishi to pay damages to victims of forced labour during WW2

Hundreds of thousands of Koreans were forced or deceived into labour and sexual slavery before and during the devastating war.

Jab Harry Met Sejal, Dunkirk, Gurgaon box office collection: Nolan's film still going strong
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Jab Harry Met Sejal, Dunkirk, Gurgaon box office collection: Nolan's film still going strong

Jab Harry Met Sejal makes Rs 30.25 cr after it's opening weekend, Dunkirk going strong at over Rs 21 cr in its third week, Gurgaon makes Rs 6.7 cr at the Indian box office

Dunkirk movie review: Sensory overload, powerful visuals show Christopher Nolan is on top of his game
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Dunkirk movie review: Sensory overload, powerful visuals show Christopher Nolan is on top of his game

With Dunkirk Nolan has officially cemented himself as this generation’s Spielberg – not just in skill level and versatility of his filmmaking, but also in the way every new film of his becomes a worldwide event.

Russian President Vladimir Putin urges world to fight terror as Russia marks WWII victory
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Russian President Vladimir Putin urges world to fight terror as Russia marks WWII victory

Moscow: President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday warned Russia could defeat any aggressors but insisted that the world come together to fight "terrorism" as Moscow marked 72 years since victory in World War II.

Watch: The trailer for Tokyo Trial starring Irrfan Khan as a dissenting judge during WW II
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Watch: The trailer for Tokyo Trial starring Irrfan Khan as a dissenting judge during WW II

Irrfan Khan plays Radhabinod Pal in Tokyo Trial, distinguished judge of the Calcutta high court and vice-chancellor of the University of Calcutta. As the judge from India, he is added to the panel as a representational afterthought, but his impact is immediate.

Biden's remark that America wrote Japan's Constitution raises eyebrows
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Biden's remark that America wrote Japan's Constitution raises eyebrows

A recent remark by US Vice President Joe Biden that America wrote Japan's Constitution is raising some eyebrows in Japan.