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Holocaust Remembrance Day marked around the world

Israel came to a standstill on Monday as a two-minute siren wailed in remembrance of the Holocaust's six million victims.

Israel came to a standstill on Monday as a two-minute siren wailed in remembrance of the Holocaust's six million victims.

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Poland to seek extradition of US suspected WWII criminal

Polish authorities say they will seek the arrest and extradition of a US citizen suspected of committing crimes against humanity during the Second World War.

Polish authorities say they will seek the arrest and extradition of a US citizen suspected of committing crimes against humanity during the Second World War.

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Schoolboy finds German WWII plane with pilot inside

A Danish 14-year-old has unearthed a German warplane from the Second World War while working on a school history project.

A Danish 14-year-old has unearthed a German warplane from the Second World War while working on a school history project.

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Londoners evacuated as quarter-ton WWII bomb found

Around 50 residents of an affluent London neighbourhood have been evacuated after construction workers uncovered an unexploded World War Two bomb.

Around 50 residents of an affluent London neighbourhood have been evacuated after construction workers uncovered an unexploded World War Two bomb.

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New German film addresses Nazi child 'euthanasia'

Director Kai Wessel's film 'Fog In August' ('Nebel im August') addresses a dark period in German history - the Nazis' "euthanasia" programme.

Director Kai Wessel's film 'Fog In August' ('Nebel im August') addresses a dark period in German history - the Nazis' "euthanasia" programme.

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Nazi propagandist Goebbels' wartime secretary dies at 106

Brunhilde Pomsel said she knew nothing of Nazi atrocities and lived her life in obscurity until her story was unearthed in 2011.

Brunhilde Pomsel said she knew nothing of Nazi atrocities and lived her life in obscurity until her story was unearthed in 2011.

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Abe offers "everlasting condolences" at Pearl Harbor

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, in Pearl Harbor, offers his "everlasting condolences" to the victims of the 1941 attack on the US naval base

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, in Pearl Harbor, offers his "everlasting condolences" to the victims of the 1941 attack on the US naval base

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China says Pearl Harbor visit won't 'clear' Japan's wartime role

Ahead of his landmark visit to the site of the Pearl Harbor bombing on Tuesday, Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has stopped at several memorials in Hawaii.

Ahead of his landmark visit to the site of the Pearl Harbor bombing on Tuesday, Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has stopped at several memorials in Hawaii.

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Japan's Abe in Hawaii for Pearl Harbor visit

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is in Hawaii, for a landmark visit to Pearl Harbour alongside US President Obama.

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is in Hawaii, for a landmark visit to Pearl Harbour alongside US President Obama.

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Pearl Harbor: What happened?

It was at 7:55 am local time on December 7, 1941 that Japanese planes launched a surprise and devastating attack on the US naval base at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii.

It was at 7:55 am local time on December 7, 1941 that Japanese planes launched a surprise and devastating attack on the US naval base at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii.

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54,000 evacuated as WW2 bomb found in Germany

54,000 people were evacuated from the city of Augsburg, southern Germany, after construction workers discovered an unexploded World War Two bomb on Christmas…

54,000 people were evacuated from the city of Augsburg, southern Germany, after construction workers discovered an unexploded World War Two bomb on Christmas…

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Moscow military march

More than 5,000 people marched along Red Square on Monday (November 7) to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the historic military parade held in Moscow on November 7…

More than 5,000 people marched along Red Square on Monday (November 7) to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the historic military parade held in Moscow on November 7…

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'Hitler's house' to be torn down

The house Nazi leader Adolf Hitler was born in is to be demolished by Austrian authorities.

The house Nazi leader Adolf Hitler was born in is to be demolished by Austrian authorities.