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Rajputana Rifles celebrates its Remembrance Day at Delhi Cantonment [Video]

Rajputana Rifles celebrates its Remembrance Day at Delhi Cantonment

Indian Army's Rajputana Rifles celebrated its Remembrance Day at Delhi's Cantonment area on November 25. Lt Gen KJS Dhillon paid homage to the bravehearts. Many serving officers of Rajputana Rifles..

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Dan Snow helps 80-year-old connect with his late father [Video]

Dan Snow helps 80-year-old connect with his late father

Historian, Dan Snow, helped 80-year-old John Watts connect with his father like never before. Joseph Watts was killed while fighting the Nazis in WWII, eight months before his son John was born. On the..

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COVID-19 will remain a watershed moment in history, just like WWII: PM Modi [Video]

COVID-19 will remain a watershed moment in history, just like WWII: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on November 06 attended India-Italy Virtual Summit with his Italian counterpart Giuseppe Conte. At the event, PM said, "I hope that after the COVID-19 situation improves,..

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Europe's Muslims being treated like Jews before WWII, says Erdogan [Video]

Europe's Muslims being treated like Jews before WWII, says Erdogan

Turkey's president calls for a boycott of French products in a growing row over Emmanuel Macron's remarks about IslamView on euronews

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Noodle aid: A treat for Manchester's isolated students [Video]

Noodle aid: A treat for Manchester's isolated students

Students at Manchester Metropolitan University's Cambridge Halls receivenoodles delivered in a Second World War tank from noodle brand Chopstix.Cambridge House was one of the residences which hit the..

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Second World War bomb explodes in Poland [Video]

Second World War bomb explodes in Poland

A British Second World War bomb exploded while being made safe underwater bynavy demolition specialists in northwestern Poland on Tuesday. The 5.4-tonTallboy bomb was found in September 2019 beneath a..

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Biggest WWII bomb found in Poland explodes [Video]

Biggest WWII bomb found in Poland explodes

The biggest World War Two bomb ever found in Poland exploded under water on Tuesday as navy divers tried to defuse it.

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Polish navy bid to defuse one of WWII's largest bombs near Baltic coast [Video]

Polish navy bid to defuse one of WWII's largest bombs near Baltic coast

The bomb — nicknamed "Tallboy" and capable of causing a small earthquake — was dropped by the British in 1945.

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Sunken ship may solve decades-old mystery [Video]

Sunken ship may solve decades-old mystery

Polish divers say they have found the wreck of a German World War Two ship which may help solve a decades-old mystery - the whereabouts of the Amber Room, an ornate chamber from a tsarist palace in..

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