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Japan turns away from post-WWII pacifism as China threat grows
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Japan turns away from post-WWII pacifism as China threat grows

Tokyo (CNN) – Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida is a man on a mission. Since Russia invaded Ukraine in February,…
Japan opposes Russian withdrawal from World War II peace treaty talks over sanctions
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Japan opposes Russian withdrawal from World War II peace treaty talks over sanctions

(Reuters) – Japan reacted angrily on Tuesday after Russia withdrew from peace treaty talks with Japan and froze joint economic…
Book aims to shine light on Romanian role in the Holocaust
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Book aims to shine light on Romanian role in the Holocaust

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Maksim Goldenshteyn recounts a story his late grandmother once told him about how, as a 4-year-old…
Sites where Germans killed Jews are dedicated in Poland
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Sites where Germans killed Jews are dedicated in Poland

WOJSLAWICE, Poland (AP) — The Polish witnesses of the German crime in Wojslawice lived for decades with the memories of…
Japan marks 76th anniversary of WWII defeat; no Suga apology
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Japan marks 76th anniversary of WWII defeat; no Suga apology

TOKYO (AP) — Japan marked the 76th anniversary of its World War II surrender on Sunday with a somber ceremony…
Nagasaki marks 76th anniversary of atomic bombing
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Nagasaki marks 76th anniversary of atomic bombing

TOKYO (AP) — Nagasaki on Monday marked the 76th anniversary of the US atomic bombing of the Japanese city with…
Russian community in Hurghada celebrates victory over Nazi Germany
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Russian community in Hurghada celebrates victory over Nazi Germany

The Russian Consulate General in Hurghada organized on Friday evening a celebration of Russian Victory Day, which corresponds to the…
Japan marks 75th anniversary of war end with no Abe apology
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Japan marks 75th anniversary of war end with no Abe apology

TOKYO (AP) — Japan on Saturday marked the 75th anniversary of its surrender in World War II, with Emperor Naruhito…
75 years later, 1 mn Japanese war dead still missing
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75 years later, 1 mn Japanese war dead still missing

TOKYO (AP) — Seventy-five years after the end of World War II, more than one million Japanese war dead are…
Japan faces World War Two anniversary in shadow of coronavirus
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Japan faces World War Two anniversary in shadow of coronavirus

TOKYO (Reuters) – In a 4 1/2-minute radio speech on Aug. 15, 1945, Emperor Hirohito announced Japan’s surrender in World…
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