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Germany asks Polish forgiveness 80 years after WWII outbreak

Germany asks Polish forgiveness 80 years after WWII outbreak

German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier on Sunday asked Poland's forgiveness for history's bloodiest conflict during a ceremony in the Polish city of Wielun

Japanese emperor expresses World War II 'remorse'

Japanese emperor expresses World War II 'remorse'

The carefully choreographed annual ceremony is the last Akihito and his wife Empress Michiko will attend before the emperor abdicates in April.

20 dead in WWII vintage plane crash in Switzerland

20 dead in WWII vintage plane crash in Switzerland

There were 11 men and nine women aboard, including an Austrian couple and their son, police said.

WWII bomb forces evacuation of 60,000 in Frankfurt

WWII bomb forces evacuation of 60,000 in Frankfurt

The 1.8-tonne British bomb, which German media said was nicknamed "Wohnblockknacker" -- or blockbuster -- for its ability to wipe out whole streets and flatten buildings, was discovered last Tuesday.

50,000 evacuated in Germany over unexploded WWII bombs

50,000 evacuated in Germany over unexploded WWII bombs

German police on Sunday evacuated 50,000 people from the northern city of Hanover in one of the country's largest post-war operations to defuse World War II era bombs.

Germany's AfD may expel member for Nazi guilt comment

Germany's AfD may expel member for Nazi guilt comment

Germany's rightwing populist AfD Monday moved to expel a state leader who argued the country should turn the page on its World War II guilt, exposing a deepening rift within the party.

Veteran British war correspondent Clare Hollingworth dies

Veteran British war correspondent Clare Hollingworth dies

Veteran British war correspondent Clare Hollingworth, who broke the news that World War II had started, died on Tuesday aged 105.

G7 foreign ministers to discuss nuclear, maritime issues

G7 foreign ministers to discuss nuclear, maritime issues

In a city obliterated by a US atom bomb more than 70 years ago, Japan kicked off a gathering of foreign ministers from the Group of Seven (G7) advanced economies with a call to end nuclear weapons.