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40 years after Oktoberfest attack, survivor's wounds still healing

Munich - That evening on September 26, 1980, Robert Platzer, then 12, was having a great night out. He had been on fairground rides, eaten bags of sweets and even bought a helium balloon -- all that a child dreams of at the Munich Oktoberfest.

Review: New Jersey couple celebrates 25th anniversary with polka music Special

Moonachie - New Jersey couple Jean Marie and Hank Marzuchowski celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary on Friday, August 28, in Moonachie, New Jersey.

Iran victims of Iraq gas attack say horrors are a warning

Sardasht - Thirty-three years have passed, but the survivors of an Iraqi poison gas attack on the Iranian town of Sardasht still suffer -- and fight for international recognition of the horrific massacre.

From foe to friend: how Iran transformed post-war Iraq ties

Baghdad - In the four decades since Iran and Iraq went to war, Tehran has turned enmity into influence, seeing its allies installed in Baghdad's halls of power and becoming its top trading partner.

Forty years since the Iran-Iraq war began

Paris - On September 22, 1980, Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein sent troops into neighbouring Iran, starting an eight year war in which hundreds of thousands were killed.

Aaron Tippin and wife, Thea, celebrate silver wedding anniversary

Veteran country star Aaron Tippin and his wife, Thea, celebrated their silver wedding anniversary. Digital Journal has the scoop.

International courts 'more needed than ever', 25 years after Srebrenica

Den Haag - Twenty-five years after the Srebrenica massacre international courts like those which tried the perpetrators of the slaughter face an uncertain future but are needed more than ever, experts say.

Sean and Michele Kanan of 'Studio City' celebrate 7th anniversary

Emmy-nominated actor, writer, and producer Sean Kanan ("Studio City") celebrated his seventh wedding anniversary with his wife, Michele Kanan.

Srebrenica widows agonise over the dead and missing, 25 years later

Srebrenica - Fatima Mujic prays every day for the husband and three sons killed in the genocide against Bosnian Muslims that unfolded over several summer days in the town of Srebrenica 25 years ago.

North and South mark 70th anniversary of Korean War

Seoul - North and South Korea on Thursday separately marked the 70th anniversary of the start of the Korean War, a conflict that killed millions of people and has technically yet to end.

South Korea, US mark 70th anniversary of Korean War

Seoul - South Korea and the United States on Thursday reaffirmed their commitment to defending "the hard-fought peace" on the divided peninsula as the allies marked the 70th anniversary of the outbreak of the Korean War.

Korean War still weighs on lives in South

Seoul - From a nurse who fought to the descendant of a war refugee, the Korean War still weighs heavy on lives on the peninsula, 70 years after it began.

S. Korea, US mark 70th anniversary of Korean War

Seoul - South Korea and the United States on Thursday reaffirmed their commitment to defending "the hard-fought peace" on the divided peninsula as the allies marked the 70th anniversary of the outbreak of the Korean War.

Chinese veterans of Korean War urge peace as tensions with US mount

Shanghai - Chinese army veteran Yu Jihua faced the United States on the battlefield in the Korean War and the 87-year-old has no wish to see a repeat as tensions rise again between the nuclear-armed superpowers.

South Korean soldiers' remains repatriated decades after war

Seoul - The remains of nearly 150 South Korean soldiers killed in the Korean War were sent back to their homeland on Wednesday, Seoul's defence ministry said, a day before the 70th anniversary of the beginning of the conflict.

Holiday homes and battlefields: Legacies of the Korean War along DMZ

Goseong - From North Korean party headquarters to holiday homes to cemeteries, 70 years after the Korean War began its legacies line the Demilitarized Zone that marks where the fighting came to a standstill.

One conflict, two museums: how the Korean War still divides the peninsula

Seoul - In the capitals of the two Koreas, flagship museums offer radically different accounts of the same conflict -- the war launched to unify the peninsula but that now defines its division.

Korean War echoes through the South's generations

Seoul - From a veteran wounded in combat to a conscripted grandson, three generations of a South Korean family illustrate changing views of the North and the Korean War, 70 years after it began.

The Korean War: carnage, stalemate and ceasefire

Seoul - As well as pitting North against South, the Korean War embroiled each side's communist and Western allies -- with the Soviet Union and China backing Pyongyang, and a US-led coalition under a United Nations banner supporting Seoul.

North Korea denounces US two years after Singapore summit

Seoul - North Korea criticised Donald Trump in a stinging denunciation of the United States on Friday, the second anniversary of a landmark summit in Singapore where the US president shook hands with leader Kim Jong Un.

Anniversary protests as Hong Kong democracy movement faces triple threat

Fpo - Several thousand demonstrators marched in Hong Kong on Tuesday evening -- defying authorities a year after huge pro-democracy protests erupted -- as the movement struggles in the face of arrests, coronavirus bans on crowds and a looming national securi...

Hong Kong protests one year on: The medic

Fpo - Nok quit his nursing job to join Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests full-time as a volunteer medic. A year on, he keeps his equipment on permanent standby, convinced his skills will be needed again in a city still seething with anger.

Hong Kong protests one year on: The student

Fpo - Hong Kong high school student Joseph says he needed 14 stitches to close a head wound caused by police batons during last year's pro-democracy protests, an experience that fuelled his desire to become a lawyer as he tries to sue the force.

Hong Kong protests one year on: The frontliner

Fpo - Ryan used to be on the front lines during Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests. But a year on he has left the streets, fearful of arrest, wracked with guilt over his departure and despondent for the city's future.

Hong Kong seethes one year on, but protesters on the back foot

Fpo - Hong Kong on Tuesday marks a year since pro-democracy protests erupted, but a resumption of city-wide unrest is unlikely as activists reel from mass arrests, coronavirus bans on public gatherings and a looming national security law.

Sri Lanka parade scaled down after sailors contract coronavirus

Colombo - Sri Lanka has scaled down a low-key military parade to mark the anniversary of the end of its civil war after two sailors due to take part tested positive for coronavirus, officials said Monday.

Forty years on, Tito's legacy still contentious

Belgrade - A benevolent unifier or power-hungry dictator? On the 40th anniversary of his death, the legacy of the late Yugoslav leader Josip Broz Tito remains a subject of debate in the Balkan lands once united by his grip.

Australia marks 250th anniversary of Cook landing in muted fashion

Sydney - The 250th anniversary of Captain James Cook's contentious landing in Australia went largely unmarked Wednesday as the coronavirus pandemic forced the cancellation of long-planned commemorative events.

Sri Lanka remembers, one year after attacks killed nearly 300

Colombo - Survivors of Sri Lanka's Islamist suicide bombings which killed 279 people last year held a private anniversary service Tuesday as the nation paid sombre tributes and the US vowed to push for justice.

Low-key celebrations for North Korea's founder in face of virus

Seoul - North Korea marked the anniversary of the birth of its founder Kim Il Sung in subdued fashion Wednesday, with mask-wearing citizens placing flowers before his statue in Pyongyang as the country imposes strict anti-coronavirus measures.
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