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Warsaw museum spotlights remains of destroyed city

Varsovia - Curator Jaroslaw Trybus points to a glass display case with an ornate brass door handle inside.

Spain's Guernica marks 80th anniversary of bombing

Guernica - Some 200 people gathered at a cemetery in the northern Spanish town of Guernica Wednesday to mark the 80th anniversary of its bombing by Nazi warplanes during the Spanish civil war.

Spain's Guernica marks 80th anniversary of bombing

Guernica - Some 200 people gathered at a cemetery in the northern Spanish town of Guernica Wednesday to mark the 80th anniversary of its bombing by Nazi warplanes during the Spanish civil war.

Spain's Guernica marks 80th anniversary of bombing

Guernica - Some 200 people gathered at a cemetery in the northern Spanish town of Guernica Wednesday to mark the 80th anniversary of its bombing by Nazi warplanes during the Spanish civil war.

Lebanon's Hezbollah says Israel boosting border defences

Naqoura - Lebanon's Hezbollah sought Thursday to show that Israel is building up defences in anticipation of another conflict, after a string of statements from Israeli officials warning of a potential confrontation.

Lebanon's Hezbollah says Israel boosting border defences

Naqoura - Lebanon's Hezbollah sought Thursday to show that Israel is building up defences in anticipation of another conflict, after a string of statements from Israeli officials warning of a potential confrontation.

Lebanon's Hezbollah says Israel boosting border defences

Naqoura - Lebanon's Hezbollah sought Thursday to show that Israel is building up defences in anticipation of another conflict, after a string of statements from Israeli officials warning of a potential confrontation.

Nepal convicts soldiers of killing girl during civil war

Kathmandu - Three Nepali soldiers have each been sentenced to 20 years in jail for the killing of a teenage girl, only the second ever conviction linked to crimes committed during the country's decade-long civil war which ended in 2006.

Australia, New Zealand warn of Gallipoli terror threat

Sydney - Australia and New Zealand Thursday warned terrorists could target Anzac Day commemorations on the Gallipoli peninsula in Turkey this month, and urged travellers to avoid Ankara and Istanbul.

Japan emperor meets Vietnam kin of Tokyo's WWII soldiers

Hanoi - Japan's royal couple on Thursday listened to the tearful stories of Vietnamese children who were abandoned by their Japanese soldier fathers after WWII, a symbolic meeting in Hanoi aimed at healing wounds between the former war foes.

Japan emperor meets Vietnam kin of Tokyo's WWII soldiers

Hanoi - Japan's royal couple on Thursday listened to the tearful stories of Vietnamese children who were abandoned by their Japanese soldier fathers after WWII, a symbolic meeting in Hanoi aimed at healing wounds between the former war foes.

Japan emperor meets Vietnam kin of Tokyo's WWII soldiers

Hanoi - Japan's royal couple on Thursday listened to the tearful stories of Vietnamese children who were abandoned by their Japanese soldier fathers after WWII, a symbolic meeting in Hanoi aimed at healing wounds between the former war foes.

Telling stories of wartime childhood in Bosnian museum

Sarajevo - Ballet slippers, tinned food and drawings by a sister killed from shelling are found among the objects in a new Sarajevo museum used to tell stories of life during Bosnia's war through the eyes of children.

Steve Bannon in 2016: 'No doubt' U.S. will fight war with China

As Donald Trump's presidency begins with provocation of China and saber-rattling toward Iran, disturbing audio recordings of White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon predicting war with China and the Middle East have emerged.

Symbolic 'Doomsday Clock' moves closer to midnight

Washington - Comments by US President Donald Trump on nuclear weapons and climate change have helped make the world less safe, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists warned Thursday, moving its symbolic "Doomsday Clock" 30 seconds closer to midnight.

10-year-old girl used as human bomb in Nigeria New Year's Eve attack

Kano - One person was seriously injured when a suicide bomber aged around 10 blew herself up in a New Year's Eve attack in the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri, witnesses and aid workers told AFP Sunday.

After Hiroshima, Abe and Obama to pay respects at Pearl Harbor

Honolulu - Seven months after President Barack Obama visited Hiroshima, the city where World War II all but ended, Japanese Prime Minster Shinzo Abe is paying his respects at the site where the brutal conflict began.

A decade on, legacy of Maoist war stalks Nepal

Kathmandu - Sabitri Chilwal's eyes mist over as she remembers the day 12 years ago when her husband was shot in his office and left to die in a pool of blood at the peak of Nepal's Maoist insurgency.

Review: ‘Hacksaw Ridge’ is a major push to the awards front Special

‘Hacksaw Ridge’ is a powerful movie that takes as much care in portraying its heroic protagonist as it does the horrors of war.

FIFA take action against Ireland for political symbol

Zurich - FIFA have opened disciplinary proceedings against the Football Association of Ireland (FAI) for a political symbol worn during a friendly in March, a spokesperson for the world body said Friday.

How far to go? Photographers divided over graphic war snaps

Bayeux - How far to go in terms of gore and shock value when covering conflict? Capturing violence on camera was hotly debated on the fringes of Bayeux, a major French photography festival.

15 years on, the Afghan war still defies US timelines

Washington - Fifteen years after the US invasion of Afghanistan, President Barack Obama and the American military have dug in for a long campaign that defies rigid timelines and easy barometers of victory.

'Smashed cranes' slow aid flow to Yemen: UN aid chief

Riyadh - "Smashed cranes" at Yemen's rebel-held Hodeida port are hindering the entry of relief supplies to ease a deteriorating humanitarian crisis in the war-torn country, the UN aid chief said Wednesday.

'Smashed cranes' slow aid flow to Yemen: UN aid chief

Riyadh - "Smashed cranes" at Yemen's rebel-held Hodeida port are hindering the entry of relief supplies to ease a deteriorating humanitarian crisis in the war-torn country, the UN aid chief said Wednesday.

'Smashed cranes' slow aid flow to Yemen: UN aid chief

Riyadh - "Smashed cranes" at Yemen's rebel-held Hodeida port are hindering the entry of relief supplies to ease a deteriorating humanitarian crisis in the war-torn country, the UN aid chief said Wednesday.

War veteran’s poems published by Algoma professor

Toronto - A collection of poems penned by a U.S. war veteran have been selected and published by a professor of literature. The poems provide a vivid and moving account of conflict.

Catalonia starts DNA project to ID Spain war victims

Barcelona - Spain's Catalonia region said Wednesday it had launched the country's first public DNA profiling project to try to identify some of the 114,000 people who disappeared during the nation's civil war and subsequent dictatorship.

Vietnam allows cancelled battle commemoration: Australia

Sydney - Vietnam will allow an Australian war commemoration to go ahead on the site of the Battle of Long Tan on Thursday's 50th anniversary, reversing an earlier ban, a minister said.

Vietnam allows cancelled battle commemoration: Australia

Sydney - Vietnam will allow an Australian war commemoration to go ahead on the site of the Battle of Long Tan on Thursday's 50th anniversary, reversing an earlier ban, a minister said.

Vietnam allows cancelled battle commemoration: Australia

Sydney - Vietnam will allow an Australian war commemoration to go ahead on the site of the Battle of Long Tan on Thursday's 50th anniversary, reversing an earlier ban, a minister said.
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