World War II
Britain says farewell to pandemic hero Captain Tom Moore
Britain bid farewell on Saturday to Captain Tom Moore with a televised funeral for the 100-year-old war veteran who became a global hero for his extraordinary fundraising efforts during the pandemic.
US federal debt to climb beyond GDP in 2021, government estimates
The United States will see its second-largest budget deficit since World War II this year, while the federal debt will continue to climb beyond GDP, according to a Congressional Budget Office
Hundreds evacuated as Polish divers begin high-risk bomb defusal
Hundreds of residents were evacuated on Monday as Polish military divers began a delicate operation to defuse a massive World...
Putin hails Soviet role in WWII at military parade
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday said the world owed the Soviet Union a debt of gratitude for its contribution to the defeat of Nazi Germany in World War II.
Row in Germany over 'race' in constitution
A row has broken out in Germany over the term "race" in the country's constitution as the George Floyd killing in US police custody spills
Germany marks Holocaust anniversary in shadow of virus
German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas pledged on Sunday to fight Holocaust denial as a trio of former Nazi concentration camps marks the 75th anniversary of their liberation
Russia re-enacts historic wartime parade
Russian troops wearing World War II uniforms on Thursday marched across Moscow's Red Square in memory of the historic 1941 parade when Soviet soldiers went directly to the battlefield to fight the Nazis.
Estonia jails citizen for spying for Russia
An Estonian court has jailed a former employee of the Baltic state's counter-intelligence service for spying for Russia, according to court documents seen Friday by AFP.