Historic handshake that marked ending of WWII in Europe re-enacted

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A historic handshake at the Elbe River between Soviet and U.S. troops, which came to symbolize the near end of World War II in Europe, is re-enacted in the German town of Torgau 70 years on.

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Russia’s Premier Medvedev to visit Vietnam from April 5 to 7

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 week(s) ago

Russia’s Prime Minister Dmitri Medvedev will pay an official visit to Vietnam from April 5 to 7 at the invitation of Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung, the Vietnamese Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Monday.

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China’s influence set to climb as U.S. thwarted on new bank

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China’s influence set to climb as U.S. thwarted on new bank

Seven decades after the end of World War II, the international economic architecture crafted by the U.S. faces its biggest shakeup yet, with China establishing new channels for influence to match its ambitions.

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More secrets may lurk at suspected Nazi hideout in Argentina

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More secrets may lurk at suspected Nazi hideout in Argentina

An Argentine archaeologist who discovered what he thinks was a hideout built for German Nazis to flee to after World War II said more dark secrets may be buried there.

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West rains on Putin's WWII parade as Ukraine crisis takes toll

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West rains on Putin's WWII parade as Ukraine crisis takes toll

Seventy years ago they crushed Nazi Germany together but raging tensions over Ukraine mean Russia's former World War II allies in the West will snub the Kremlin's showcase victory anniversary celebrations.

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Why Japanese scholars want U.S. textbooks changed

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A Group of Japanese scholars are trying to rewrite history. Historians are pushing publisher McGraw-Hill to change a passage in a U.S. text book about sex trafficking during World War II. Bloomberg’s Brian Bremner reports on “Trending Business.”

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Japan wants to be a peace-builder, but keeps irritating its neighbors

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Japan wants to be a peace-builder, but keeps irritating its neighbors

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is promoting Japan as a postwar peace-builder as he tests the waters for a statement marking the 70th anniversary of its World War II defeat that risks irritating China and South Korea.

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10,000 evacuated after WWII bomb found near Berlin

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10,000 evacuated after WWII bomb found near Berlin

The find during construction work near Potsdam central railway station also halted local bus, tram and train services and led authorities to clear ministry buildings and the parliament of Brandenburg state.

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France to pay US$60m to US for Nazi rail deportations

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France to pay US$60m to US for Nazi rail deportations

In a landmark deal, France will pay $60 million to the United States to be shared among American and foreign nationals deported to Nazi death camps on French trains in World War II.

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Angelina Jolie plans to give up acting: Report

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Angelina Jolie plans to give up acting: Report

Actress Angelina Jolie says she plans to give up acting to focus on directing, reported the Sydney Morning Herald.

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Xi shows Obama his no-nonsense approach to U.S. relations

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Xi shows Obama his no-nonsense approach to U.S. relations

President Xi Jinping showed the world a newly assertive China that’s less worried about satisfying others than in pursuing its own goals as he approved agreements with the U.S. on climate change and trade tariffs.

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Russia business hits companies suffering what ruble lost

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Russia business hits companies suffering what ruble lost

Russia’s political travails are taking a toll on stocks beyond its borders, from a Finland tiremaker to a U.K. event organizer and a German drug company.

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Movie shows how Paris escaped World War II

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VietNam News English 6 month(s) ago

The public is invited to tomorrow's screening of Diplomacy, a film released in 2013 that shows how Paris was saved from total destruction at the end of World War II.

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Statistics key for VN growth: Japanese expert

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VietNam News English 7 month(s) ago 1 related news

Viet Nam should spend more on compiling a statistics system to back socio-economic development, President of the International Association for Official Statistics (IAOS), Shigeru Kawasaki told Viet Nam News at aconference in the central city of Da Nang yesterday.

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History lessons as Poland and Germany mark start of WW2

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Báo Thanh Niên English 8 month(s) ago

Polish and German presidents say Ukraine and Russia must learn from history at a World War II memorial event.

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