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Colombian rebels confirm they will pay reparations to victims

Estanzuela - Colombia's FARC rebels said Saturday they would pay reparations to victims of the country's long war as per a recent peace accord.Until now, the guerrillas had said they did not have money to pay damages because everything went to their war effort.

Greece has 'moral obligation' to claim German WWII reparations: PM

Atenas - Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said Sunday the country had a "moral obligation" to claim reparations from Germany for the damages wrought by the Nazis during World War II.

Bikini Atoll: 60 years after the dawn of the nuclear age

Bikini Atoll is a paradox. On the one hand, the atoll looks like a beautiful earthly paradise, undisturbed by the march of time. It is the first place in the Marshall Islands to be named a World Heritage Site. Yet Bikini has a more sinister history.

Germany rejects Greek Jews' Nazi-era reparation claim

Berlin - Germany on Wednesday rejected a fresh Nazi-era reparation claim by a Greek city's Jewish community but offered the group cooperation on future projects."With regard to issues of reparations, there are no new developments and all these questions are ans...

Op-Ed: A climate treaty is not justice for any nation

The devastation to the Philippines caused by Typhoon Haiyan resulted in the re-emergence of a long-standing issue called "climate justice." But while justice is a two-edged sword, reason and justice can be wielded either for or against, but not for both.

Op-Ed: The reparations for slavery nonsense again

Leaders of more than a dozen Caribbean countries are launching a united effort to seek compensation for the trans-Atlantic slave trade.

Obama promises no reparations at Copenhagen summit talks

With U.S. President Barack Obama expected to attend the negotiation rounds later in the UN's Copenhagen climate change summit, White House aides promised 'robust' negotiations with no reparations.

Obama Opposing Slavery Reparations

Reports are coming out that Barack Obama is publicly opposing a proposal to offer reparations for descendants of slaves. This is a position he has taken since 2004.

Australian Government Says No Reparations

According to the Australian government, the thousands of Aborigines who were removed from their homes as children will receive no compensation. The communities of the Aborigines have low life expectancies.

Japanese High Court Says No Reparations for Sex Slaves or Others Abused During WWII

The impact of the Japan-China Joint Communique leaves sex slaves and slave laborers without legal redress.
 

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RESPECTS: Former President George W. Bush and first lady Laura Bush tour the United States Holocaust...
RESPECTS: Former President George W. Bush and first lady Laura Bush tour the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C., in April 2001.
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