Tag: World War Two

Italian city evacuates 54,000 people to defuse WW2 bomb

Around 54,000 people were evacuated from the southern Italian city of Brindisi on Sunday as experts worked to defuse a World War Two bomb, authorities said.

Photos: Germany asks for forgiveness as Poland marks 80th anniversary of...

Germany's president asked for forgiveness for his country on Sunday for the suffering of the Polish people during World War Two as Poland marked...

Russia calls on Japan to recognise outcome of World War Two

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov denied on Wednesday that Moscow was imposing an ultimatum on Japan in talks to end a decades-long territorial dispute,...

Italy’s Uffizi demands return of Nazi-looted painting

Italy's Uffizi Galleries called on Germany on Tuesday to return a still-life painting by the Dutch master Jan van Huysum, which was looted by...

Wheelchair-bound 94-year old German on trial for Nazi crimes

A 94-year-old German appeared in court in a wheelchair on Tuesday accused of assisting in the murder of hundreds of people at a Nazi...