Japan sets deadline for talks with Korea over ruling on forced labor

Credit to Author: lalos| Date: Mon, 14 Jan 2019 09:28:11 +0000

Japan has demanded that South Korea respond within 30 days to its request for talks over wartime forced labor of Koreans at Japanese firms’ factories. 

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Lila-Pilipina blasts Japan’s protest on Laguna statue for women

Credit to Author: eestopace| Date: Tue, 01 Jan 2019 07:09:31 +0000

Lila-Pilipina on Tuesday slammed the Japanese government’s protest against a bronze statue of a girl in San Pedro, Laguna.

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Japan emperor marks last birthday on throne, prays for peace

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Sun, 23 Dec 2018 03:57:44 +0000

Japan emperor marks last birthday on throne, prays for peace

Japan’s Emperor Akihito has marked his 85th birthday — his last before his upcoming abdication, feeling relieved.

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Poland totals WWII occupation’s cost amid Germany claim talk

Poland totals WWII occupation's cost amid Germany claim talk

WARSAW, Poland — A parliamentary commission in Poland reported Friday that the country lost more than 5 million citizens and over $54 billion dollars (46.6 billion euros) worth of assets under its Nazi German occupation during World War II.

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Twin brothers reunited 74 years after WWII death at Normandy

Julius and Ludwig Pieper

For decades, he was known only as Unknown X-9352 at a World War II American cemetery in Belgium where he was interred. On Tuesday, the military man would have his identity recovered — and be reunited with his twin brother in Normandy, where the two Navy men died together when their ship shattered on an underwater mine while trying to reach the blood-soaked D-Day beaches.

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