World War II
1939–1945 global conflict between the Axis and the Allies
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Europe's Muslims being treated like Jews before WWII, says Erdogan
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Noodle aid: A treat for Manchester's isolated students
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Second World War bomb explodes in Poland
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Biggest WWII bomb found in Poland explodes
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Polish navy bid to defuse one of WWII's largest bombs near Baltic coast
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Sunken ship may solve decades-old mystery
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Captain Sir Tom Moore’s life heads for the big screen
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Battle of Britain heroes ‘should be celebrated whatever your politics’, says Second World War veteran
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Soviet WWII propaganda revised to hail detained Belarus opposition figure Maria Kolesnikova
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Sunken WW2 cruiser found off Norway
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Sunken WW2 battleship found off Norway
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Trump talks up strength in tackling US protests
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Pierce Brosnan to play WWII veteran in The Last Rifleman
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Debate reignited over Japanese buildings in South Korea
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Reg Saunders was the first Aboriginal officer in the army. His legacy still matters todayAs 2 September marks 75 years since the end of World War II, the family of Reginald Saunders tell SBS News why he's a hero to all.
80 years ago, Henry Lum Yip opened a grocers in Sydney. His grandkids still run it todayDespite the coronavirus pandemic, a global financial crisis and World War II, a Chinese-Australian family has continued to prosper, selling vegetables from their humble market store. They’re now..
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British singer and wartime icon Dame Vera Lynn has died aged 103British singer and songwriter Dame Vera Lynn has died at the age of 103. She was very popular during WWII, and best known for her song We'll Meet Again.
Johnson, Macron to honour French Resistance fighters in LondonFour men who played significant roles in the French Resistance during World War Two will be honoured by British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and French President Emmanuel Macron during a ceremony in..
Eiffel Tower in Paris to welcome back visitors on June 25The Eiffel Tower in Paris will reopen on June 25 from its longest closure since World War Two after being forced to shut for more than three months due to the coronavirus pandemic, the tower's..
Ukrainian computer game featuring Hitler in Moscow angers KremlinThe Kremlin on Wednesday accused a Ukrainian computer game developer of glorifying Nazism by producing a game which features Adolf Hitler overseeing a fictional World War Two victory parade in Moscow,..
Sarajevo protests Mass for slain Nazi allies with march for their victimsThousands marched through Sarajevo on Saturday to commemorate victims of the Ustasa regime, a puppet state founded by Croat fascists and allied to Nazi Germany, and to oppose a Catholic Mass held in..
Russia's Putin urges unity as he presides over slimmed down Victory DayPresident Vladimir Putin told Russians on Saturday they are invincible when they stand together as he presided over celebrations of victory in World War Two that were slimmed down because of the..
Shunning virus lockdown, defiant Belarus stages Victory Day paradeThousands of soldiers marched in Belarus on Saturday to celebrate the Soviet victory in World War Two, as President Alexander Lukashenko rejected calls for lockdown measures to fight the coronavirus..
Putin presides over slimmed down Victory Day as coronavirus cases riseRussia marked 75 years since the Soviet victory over Nazi Germany in World War Two on Saturday, but the coronavirus outbreak forced it to scale back celebrations seen as boosting support for President..
Coronavirus forces Russia to hold slimmed down Victory Day in blow to PutinRussia marks 75 years since the Soviet victory over Nazi Germany in World War Two on Saturday, but the coronavirus outbreak has forced it to scale back celebrations seen as boosting support for the..
Queen tells Britain 'never give up' in tribute to WW2 generationQueen Elizabeth led tributes to veterans of World War Two recalling the "never give up, never despair" message of Victory in Europe Day 75 years ago as the coronavirus damped commemorations for the end..
'Never give up, never despair': Queen praises Britons on VE DayBritain's Queen Elizabeth honoured those who died in World War Two on Friday, the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day, and used the occasion to say she was proud of how people had responded to..
Merkel, Trump agree in phone call to keep memory of WW2 horrors aliveGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel and U.S. President Donald Trump during a phone call on Friday marked the end of World War Two in Europe 75 years ago, a German government spokesman said.
Tea and singing: Britain honours World War Two anniversaryBritons stood in silence and Queen Elizabeth was to address the nation on Friday's 75th anniversary of "Victory in Europe" Day, though the coronavirus dampened commemorations for the end of World War..
Putin uses WW2 anniversary for bridge-building with U.S., BritainPresident Vladimir Putin sent telegrams on Friday to U.S. President Donald Trump and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson suggesting the need to rekindle their nations' cooperation during World War Two..
Don't forget past, Jewish leader warns Germans on eve of WW2 anniversaryMany young Germans have failed to learn the lessons of history, and anti-Semitism is becoming entrenched in the land responsible for the Holocaust, a Jewish leader warned, a day before the 75th..
Dutch mark 75th liberation anniversary, king urges reflectionThe Dutch celebrated the 75th anniversary of their liberation from Nazi occupation on Tuesday after King Willem-Alexander paid tribute to war victims and acknowledged that some had "felt abandoned" by..
Berlin's battle scars linger 75 years after Nazi defeatGermany has been forced to cancel public events to mark the 75th anniversary of the end of World War Two in Europe but Berliners need no ceremonies to remember their downfall - the scars of war are all..
Trump and Putin issue rare joint statement promoting cooperationU.S. President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin issued a rare joint statement on Saturday commemorating a 1945 World War Two link-up of U.S. and Soviet troops on their way to..
Australia's veterans say there's still 'a lot of feeling' this Anzac Day despite coronavirusWhile dawn services for Anzac Day looked very different this year, many WWII veterans were unfazed by the restrictions, insisting the annual commemoration was more about the “spirit and the..
Pandemic dashes Anzac Day plans - but not spirits - for WWII hero"It is quite possible to think back to those days," says Guy Griffiths. "I don't have to go to a memorial to think about the loss of the Repulse."
Putin postpones milestone Victory Day military parade over coronavirusPresident Vladimir Putin, citing the deepening coronavirus crisis, said on Thursday Russia would postpone its May 9 celebrations including a huge military parade across Red Square to mark 75 years..
Anne Frank's diary in 2020: vlogging from the annex hideoutA series of video diaries based on the writings of Jewish teenager Anne Frank during her years hiding from the Nazis during World War Two have become a hit with young viewers, the Anne Frank House..
French doctor, 98, keeps working through coronavirus crisisDoctor Christian Chenay is almost old enough to remember the 1918 Spanish flu and treated typhus sufferers during World War Two. Now, as he nears his 99th birthday, he is still caring for patients..
'Bigger than winning the war': WWII vet, aged 99, survives coronavirus in BrazilWorld War Two veteran Ermando Piveta, aged 99, became the oldest Brazilian to recover from the coronavirus on Tuesday.
UK economy could shrink by the most in 300 years in 2020Britain's economy could shrink by 13% this year due to the government's coronavirus shutdown, its deepest recession in three centuries, and public borrowing is set to surge to a post-World War Two..
'We'll meet again': Queen Elizabeth invokes WW2 spirit to defeat coronavirusQueen Elizabeth told the British people on Sunday that they would overcome the coronavirus outbreak if they stayed resolute in the face of lockdown and self-isolation, invoking the spirit of World War..
U.N. warns of 'dire' effects of coronavirus, 'greatest test' since WWIIThe United Nations warned of potentially "dire" long-term effects of the coronavirus outbreak on countries and the global economy and called for greater international cooperation to fight the pandemic.
Help us like you were helped after war, Italy's virus hit cities tell GermanyItalian mayors and regional governors on Tuesday bought a page in Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung newspaper to ask Germany for solidarity amid the coronavirus outbreak, saying that other states agreed..
Glezos, Greek who tore swastika from Acropolis in WW2, dies aged 97Manolis Glezos, a prominent Greek whose act of defiance against Nazi occupation during World War Two was a rallying cry for the country's resistance movement, died on Monday, authorities said. He was..
All parts of UK now on emergency footing to fight coronavirus - ministerAll parts of Britain are on an emergency footing the likes of which have not been seen since World War Two in the fight against coronavirus, with strategic coordination centers being set up across the..
COVID-19 crisis: what will Australia look like on the other side?"We have gone to lengths we haven't seen since World War II in terms of government intervening in the economy," says economist John Daley, "and I don't think people will forget this in a hurry."
Reserved Britons show love with national cheer for carersLocked-down Britons all over the country took to their balconies and door steps on Thursday evening to applaud health workers who are battling the spread of coronavirus - an emotional show of..
Shut by coronavirus, London Zoo seeks donations to safeguard animalsThe world's oldest zoo is shut to the public for the first time since World War Two as London locks down because of the coronavirus pandemic, but for the roughly 18,000 animals housed there, life must..
Coronavirus lockdown leaves Paris street in 1940s time warpA Parisian neighbourhood has been left stuck in a World War Two time-warp after the makers of a 1940s-era film had to abandon their set before France went into a coronavirus lockdown.
Austria mobilizes military reserves to fight coronavirusAustria is mobilizing its military reservists for the first time since World War Two, asking them to fight the coronavirus outbreak by helping with food supplies, medical support and police operations,..
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Bishops lead prayers on church steps as visitors keep social distanceFor the first time since the Second World War, Anglican Cathedrals will lead public prayer on outside church steps in respect of social-distancing measures.
UK government evokes wartime Blitz spirit for fight against coronavirusBritain's government has called for a national effort similar to the one which helped the country survive during the Second World War as it prepares to fight the spread of coronavirus.
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