Wednesday, 21 November 2018
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Jeremy Corbyn leads messages of support to campaigner Harry Leslie Smith while he's 'seriously ill'

Added: 21.11.2018 10:55 | 8 views | 0 comments

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has led messages in support for World War Two veteran and political activist, Harry Leslie Smith, who is seriously ill in hospital.

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Japan's Abe says South Korea risks ties by shutting down 'comfort women' fund

Added: 21.11.2018 4:46 | 11 views | 0 comments

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Wednesday South Korea risked damaging ties by shutting down a fund meant to settle compensation for South Korean women forced to work in Japanese military brothels during World War Two.

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Enigma codebreaker 'taking secrets to grave'

Added: 20.11.2018 17:21 | 10 views | 0 comments

Margaret Wilson, 95, says she will hold true to an oath she swore at Bletchley Park in World War Two.

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Unexploded WW2 bomb found in Serpentine lake

Added: 16.11.2018 13:14 | 18 views | 0 comments

Police have closed off a large part of Hyde Park after the discovery of a huge unexploded World War Two bomb.

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Abe becomes first Japan PM to visit Australia's Darwin since WW2 bombing

Added: 16.11.2018 9:24 | 14 views | 0 comments

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Friday became Japan's first leader to visit the Australian city of Darwin since it was bombed by Japanese forces during World War Two, underlining the strength of their crucial alliance.

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North Korean official in South demands Japan compensate for war crimes

Added: 16.11.2018 9:16 | 17 views | 0 comments

A North Korean delegation called on Japan on Friday to pay "sufficient compensation" for the forced labor and conscription of the "Korean people" during World War Two and other Asia-Pacific conflicts.

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Japan's Abe lays wreath at Australian war site in symbolic gesture

Added: 16.11.2018 6:23 | 10 views | 0 comments

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Friday became Japan's first leader to visit the Australian city of Darwin since it was bombed by Japanese forces during World War Two, as the former foes look to shore up a crucial alliance.

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Japan PM tells Putin no U.S. bases on disputed isles if handed over: Asahi

Added: 16.11.2018 4:29 | 17 views | 0 comments

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, eager to resolve a row that has haunted ties with Moscow since World War Two, has told Russian President Vladimir Putin the United States would not put troops on disputed islands if they are handed over to Japan, a newspaper reported on Friday.

Warnings of a 'domino effect' of protectionism as Asian leaders meet

Added: 14.11.2018 3:16 | 2 views | 0 comments

Asian leaders gathered for a summit on Tuesday amid warnings that the post-World War Two international order is in jeopardy and trade tensions between Washington and Beijing could trigger a "domino effect" of protectionist measures by other countries.

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