Showing posts with label history. Show all posts
Showing posts with label history. Show all posts

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Russia celebrates WWII V-Day with military parade

Russia on Tuesday staged a military parade on Moscow's Red Square to celebrate the 72nd anniversary of the victory in World War II (WWII).

Friday, April 21, 2017

Monday, May 16, 2016

Friday, March 18, 2016

Greek Foreign Ministry Responds to Turkey’s Reaction to Genocide Comments

The spokesperson for the Foreign Ministry of Greece considered  the statements made by the Turkish Foreign Minister’s Spokesperson Tanju Bilgic regarding the Greek and Armenian leadership and their position on the genocides as “unacceptable.”

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Pearl Harbor attack remembered in Washington

A memorial service was held at the National World War II Memorial in Washington to honor the dead in the Japanese bombing on Pearl Harbor 74 years ago.

Friday, November 6, 2015

Israel’s President Reiterates Armenian Genocide Recognition

The President of Israel Reuven Rivlin said that his previously voiced position that the events of 1915 were Genocide of the Armenians remains unchanged.

Monday, November 2, 2015

S.Korea, Japan to speed up 'comfort women' talks

South Korean President Park Geun-hye and visiting Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe agreed Monday to speed up talks on Japan's wartime sex slavery of Korean women to reach an agreement on the issue at an earliest possible date, Park's office said.

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Japanese lawmakers make mass visit to Yasukuni Shrine

Scores of Japanese lawmakers visited the controversial Yasukuni Shrine on Tuesday, two weeks before Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is scheduled to meet with his Chinese and South Korean counterparts for trilateral talks.

Monday, October 5, 2015

UNESCO says ISIS 'terrified by history' after Palmyra destruction

UNESCO's director-general on Monday condemned the destruction of the Arch of Triumph in the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra by ISIS, saying "extremists are terrified by history and culture".

Five million of our brothers: It is Turks who will shape Europe's future

Europe's future depends on the Turks who live there, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a large public rally on Thursday.