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Japan emperor expresses "deep remorse" at WWII commemorations

Japanese Emperor Akihito marked the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II on Saturday (July 15) with an expression of “deep remorse” over the

Japanese Emperor Akihito marked the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II on Saturday (July 15) with an expression of “deep remorse” over the

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North Korea turns clocks back as it announces new time zone

North Korea now has its own new time tone. The country turned its clock back by 30 minutes on Friday to mark its liberation from the Japanese at the

North Korea now has its own new time tone. The country turned its clock back by 30 minutes on Friday to mark its liberation from the Japanese at the

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Chinese President Xi Jinping in Moscow ahead of Victory Day parade

Russian President Vladimir Putin has rolled out the red carpet for Chinese President Xi Jinping as they met in Moscow ahead of Victory Day commemorations in the capital.

Russian President Vladimir Putin has rolled out the red carpet for Chinese President Xi Jinping as they met in Moscow ahead of Victory Day commemorations in the capital.

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Last Red Army cameraman stuck his neck out all the way to Berlin

Boris Sokolov never fired a shot in WWII, he used a different kind of ammunition. He was a cameraman in the Red Army. He did participate in the heat

Boris Sokolov never fired a shot in WWII, he used a different kind of ammunition. He was a cameraman in the Red Army. He did participate in the heat

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Ukraine adopts May 8 and poppy to remember WWII victims

Ukraine is changing the way it commemorates World War II, as euronews correspondent Maria Korenyuk reports from Kyiv. “For the first time in

Ukraine is changing the way it commemorates World War II, as euronews correspondent Maria Korenyuk reports from Kyiv. “For the first time in

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Five issues that feed the WWII debate in Japan

WWII is far from being a closed chapter in the Land of the Rising Sun. If Germany seems to have come to terms with its historical responsibilities

WWII is far from being a closed chapter in the Land of the Rising Sun. If Germany seems to have come to terms with its historical responsibilities

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70 years on from the Battle for Berlin

Some 70 years after the Battle for Berlin at the end of World War II, Reuters photographer Fabrizio Bensch unearthed pictures by Red Army

Some 70 years after the Battle for Berlin at the end of World War II, Reuters photographer Fabrizio Bensch unearthed pictures by Red Army

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French resistance fighter Jean Nallit's personal story of liberation

May 8 2015 is a time to remember across France as the country reflects on liberation from Nazi oppression seventy years ago. During World War II the

May 8 2015 is a time to remember across France as the country reflects on liberation from Nazi oppression seventy years ago. During World War II the

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How World War II shaped modern Germany

In the latest in a series of articles on how World War II changed forever the countries that fought it, Kirsten Ripper looks at Germany, the

In the latest in a series of articles on how World War II changed forever the countries that fought it, Kirsten Ripper looks at Germany, the

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How World War II shaped modern America

In the latest in a series of articles on how World War II changed the countries that fought it, Mark Davis looks at the United States, which entered

In the latest in a series of articles on how World War II changed the countries that fought it, Mark Davis looks at the United States, which entered

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How World War II shaped modern France

In the latest in a series of articles on how World War II changed forever the countries that fought it, Vincent Coste looks at France, occupied and

In the latest in a series of articles on how World War II changed forever the countries that fought it, Vincent Coste looks at France, occupied and

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How World War II shaped modern Hungary

As part of our series of articles on how World War II changed forever the countries that fought in it, Rita Pálfi looks at Hungary, an unwilling

As part of our series of articles on how World War II changed forever the countries that fought in it, Rita Pálfi looks at Hungary, an unwilling

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How World War II shaped modern Britain

In the latest in a series of articles on how World War II changed the countries that fought it, Mark Davis looks at Britain, which emerged from the

In the latest in a series of articles on how World War II changed the countries that fought it, Mark Davis looks at Britain, which emerged from the

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How World War II shaped modern Russia

As part of our series of articles on how World War II changed forever the countries that fought it, Natalia Marshalkovich looks at the Soviet Union

As part of our series of articles on how World War II changed forever the countries that fought it, Natalia Marshalkovich looks at the Soviet Union

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Remembering World War II – your stories

To mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, we asked our audience for their personal family stories relating to the War, of which here is a collection.

To mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, we asked our audience for their personal family stories relating to the War, of which here is a collection.

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How World War II shaped modern Poland

In the first in a series of articles on how World War II changed forever the countries that fought it, Ewa Dwernicki looks at Poland and the human

In the first in a series of articles on how World War II changed forever the countries that fought it, Ewa Dwernicki looks at Poland and the human