Tag: world war II

Up to 10,000 migrants stuck on Greek-Macedonian border

Up to 10,000 migrants stuck on Greek-Macedonian border

Mar 01, – The impasse drew strongly worded criticism from the United Nations refugee agency, which warned that Europe “is on the cusp of a largely self-induced humanitarian crisis.” On foot or by taxi, hundreds of exhausted refugee families trying to reach Western Europe flocked Tuesday to a burgeoning tent city on Greece’s border with […]

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Photos of drowned Syrian boy shock world as refugee crisis grows

Photos of drowned Syrian boy shock world as refugee crisis grows

Sep 03, – Ugly scenes erupted meanwhile in Hungary as migrants refused to get off a train to be moved to a camp, prompting Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban to lash out at Germany over its handling of the spiralling situation. Harrowing pictures of a drowned Syrian toddler washed up on a Turkish beach brought […]

September 3, 2015 | By | Reply More
Korea man critical after self-immolation at anti-Japan rally

Korea man critical after self-immolation at anti-Japan rally

Aug 12, – The rally, held in front of the Japanese Embassy and attended by hundreds of people, was staged days before the 70th anniversary of the Allied victory in World War II that freed the Korean Peninsula from Japanese colonial rule. An 80-year-old South Korean man was unconscious and experiencing breathing difficulties after setting […]

August 12, 2015 | By | Reply More
Holocaust museum highlights Myanmar’s Rohingya

Holocaust museum highlights Myanmar’s Rohingya

Nov 06, – Myanmar says the display, at an institution constructed in Washington to depict the genocide against Jews during World War II, is inappropriate. It can be seen by tourists and passers-by just a few blocks from the White House, where only six months ago President Barack Obama paid tribute to President Thein Sein. […]

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