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Unexploded WWII bomb forces evacuation of 2,500 residents in Poland

The bomb weighing 250 kilograms (550 pounds) was found near a railway overpass in the city in southwestern Poland during construction work.

Poland's armed forces said it was a German SC-250 aerial bomb from the war.(AFP/ Representative image)
Published on May 26, 2023 04:19 PM IST
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Cannes favourite The Zone of Interest director says it is not a museum piece

The Zone of Interest director Jonathan Glazer said the film needed to be presented with a degree of urgency and alarm.

A still from The Zone of Interest.
Published on May 21, 2023 02:44 PM IST

Auschwitz museum begins emotional work to conserve 8,000 shoes of murdered kids

Auschwitz museum begins work to preserve 8,000 children’s shoes at former concentration camp where German forces murdered 1.1 million people during World War II

Elzbieta Cajzer, head of the museum's collections department, shows a collection of shoes that belonged to child victims of the former Nazi German death camp Auschwitz-Birkenau at the conservation laboratory on the grounds of the camp in Oswiecim, Poland. A two-year effort has been launched in 2023 to preserve 8,000 children’s shoes at the former concentration and extermination camp where German forces murdered 1.1 million people during World War II. (AP Photo/Michal Dyjuk)
Published on May 20, 2023 04:24 PM IST
AP | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, Oswiecim, Poland

Separated by a wall, raised solely on basis of religion

People like these believe India and Pakistan can unite. Nothing is impossible, but there are several obstacles in the way

The ghost of the shadow war Pakistan embraced has now engulfed it. The dream of Quaid-I-Azam MA Jinnah is being destroyed (HT ARCHIVE)
Updated on Apr 09, 2023 07:50 PM IST

On WWII surrender anniversary, Japanese ministers visit controversial shrine

With the Yasukuni Shrine seen as a symbol of Japan's past militarism, Tokyo's ties with China are already particularly strained after Beijing conducted unprecedented military exercises around Taiwan.

Japanese Trade and Industry Minister Yasutoshi Nishimura visits Yasukuni Shrine on the day of the 77th anniversary of Japan's World War II defeat, in Tokyo.(AP)
Published on Aug 15, 2022 01:02 PM IST
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