Xi says China no threat, announces military cuts at parade

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Xi says China no threat, announces military cuts at parade

As fighter jets streaked through the skies of Beijing and tanks rolled through Tiananmen Square to commemorate the end of World War II, Chinese President Xi Jinping told the world that the nation was committed to peace and announced the biggest cuts to the army in almost two decades.

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President attends ceremony marking victory over fascism in Beijing

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President attends ceremony marking victory over fascism in Beijing

President Truong Tan Sang joined 30 heads of States and governments and UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at a ceremony in Beijing, China on September 3 to mark the 70th anniversary of victory over fascism during World War II.

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Putin's got a new problem with China

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Putin's got a new problem with China

As Chinese leader Xi Jinping welcomes Russian President Vladimir Putin to Beijing this week to celebrate the anniversary of the end of World War II, the news on the economic front for the two would-be allies isn’t nearly as positive.

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UNESCO chief: IS systematically destroying heritage sites

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UNESCO chief: IS systematically destroying heritage sites

Islamic State extremists in Syria and Iraq are engaged in the "most brutal, systematic" destruction of ancient sites since World War II, the head of the U.N. cultural agency said Friday — a stark warning that came hours after militants demolished a monastery with ancient foundations in central Syria.

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South Korea's Park to visit China for WWII anniversary event

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South Korea's Park to visit China for WWII anniversary event

South Korea said Thursday that President Park Geun-Hye would attend upcoming celebrations in Beijing to mark China's victory over Japan in World War II -- an anniversary that most world leaders look set to shun.

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Japan PM expresses WWII remorse, but says next generation need not apologise

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Japan PM expresses WWII remorse, but says next generation need not apologise

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe expressed deep remorse Friday over World War II and said previous national apologies were unshakeable, but emphasised future generations should not have to keep saying sorry.

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Japan's surviving WWII soldiers fight for peace

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Japan's surviving WWII soldiers fight for peace

Digging with his bare hands to escape the jungle tomb of his plane shot down by US forces in Guadalcanal in 1942, Japanese fighter pilot Kaname Harada understood the full horror of war.

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Nagasaki marks 70th anniversary of atomic bombing

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Nagasaki marks 70th anniversary of atomic bombing

Japan on Sunday marked the 70th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Nagasaki that claimed more than 74,000 lives almost instantly, in one of the final chapters of World War II.

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Project launched to clear unexploded ordnances in Ha Tinh

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Project launched to clear unexploded ordnances in Ha Tinh

The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs launched a project to clear landmines and unexploded ordnances (UXO) in Can Loc district of central Ha Tinh province on July 31.

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Okinawans still haunted by horror of war 70 years on

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Okinawans still haunted by horror of war 70 years on

Seventy years after the Battle of Okinawa, Yoshiko Shimabukuro still has terrifying nightmares of watching friends and Japanese soldiers die as they hid in caves to escape fierce American shelling.

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Sex-slave statue sits between thaw in South Korea-Japan ties

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Sex-slave statue sits between thaw in South Korea-Japan ties

Outside Japan’s embassy in Seoul sits a statue of a diminutive Korean girl -- a symbol of the animosity that divides the U.S.’s Asian allies decades after World War II.

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Philippines, Japan to hold fresh naval drills

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The Philippines and Japan will hold fresh joint naval drills this month, the Filipino military said Tuesday, as the World War II foes swiftly ramp up security ties while China develops islands in disputed waters.

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China's military might: first, the good news

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China's military might: first, the good news

Every week seems to bring new cause for concern about China's rising military power and assertiveness. Some scholars and pundits worry that the Chinese government is aiming to block U.S. forces from operating in East Asia altogether -- and even plans to replace the U.S. as the world’s leading superpower.

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Asia should put WWII behind it: Singapore PM

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Asia should put WWII behind it: Singapore PM

Asian countries led by China and Japan should put World War II behind them to promote regional trust and cooperation, Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said yesterday.

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Vietnam shares experience in national reunification

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Socio-political analysts from Vietnam and the Republic of Korea gathered at a forum on May 22 in Hanoi to discuss Vietnam’s experiences in achieving reunification and national reconciliation.

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