Japanese PM Again Skips Visit to Controversial War Shrine 1 234 567

Japanese PM Again Skips Visit to Controversial War Shrine

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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent a ritual offering to a controversial shrine honoring the country's fallen soldiers from World War II, avoiding a personal visit in order not to anger rivals China and South Korea. Abe sent the offering to the Yasukuni Shrine Monday as the leader of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party, not as prime minister, as Japan marked the 71st anniversary of its defeat at the hands of Allied forces.  In addition to millions of war dead, Yasukuni...

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30th anniversary of the first meeting of the Polish Episcopate and the Synod of the 1 234 567

30th anniversary of the first meeting of the Polish Episcopate and the Synod of the

Recalling the events of 30 years ago that gave rise to the spiritual movement of Polish-Ukrainian reconciliation, the...

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Ukraine's An-124 becomes rescue for disaster-affected countries 1 234 567

Ukraine's An-124 becomes rescue for disaster-affected countries

The Antonov An-124 Ruslan aircraft has transported generators and transformers to Puerto Rico where thousands of...

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Traumatized and Needy, Rohingya Children Make Up 60 Percent of Myanmar Refugees 1 234 567

Traumatized and Needy, Rohingya Children Make Up 60 Percent of Myanmar Refugees

Worn down and traumatized, children make up about 60 percent of the...

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State Department: Kirkuk Crisis 'Not Over by Any means' 1 234 567

State Department: Kirkuk Crisis 'Not Over by Any means'

Iraq's military said Wednesday its forces recaptured control of more areas from Kurdish fighters, including the Mosul Dam, after carrying out an operation to reclaim the city of Kirkuk and oil fields in the northern part of the country. The military s

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