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Austria elige a su primer presidente ecologista de forma increíble

Austria elige a su primer presidente ecologista de forma increíble

Austrian President-elect Alexander Van der Bellen says crisis averted

11/9/1940 #Death — Neville Chamberlain — British Prime Minister — Signed the Infamous Munich Pact

— Neville Chamberlain — British Prime Minister — Signed the Infamous Munich Pact

Japan's Mitsubishi makes prisoners of war apology Japan's Mitsubishi corporation has made a landmark apology for using US prisoners of war as forced labour during World War Two. A senior executive, Hikaru Kimura, expressed remorse at a ceremony in Los Angeles that prisoners had been put to work in mines operated by the firm. It is believed to be the first such apology by a Japanese company. One of the few surviving former US prisoners forced to work in Japan was present to accept the…

Mitsubishi makes key war apology

The Mitsubishi corporation of Japan makes a landmark apology for using US prisoners of war as forced labour during World War Two.

Migrant crisis: Austria plans Slovenia border fence Austria has said it is planning to construct a fence at the main border crossing used by migrants entering the country from Slovenia. Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann said the move would not shut the border, but would allow better control of arrivals. It came as Germany said it expected the number of deportations of failed asylum seekers to rise. #Austria #MigrantCrisis #migrants #refugees #RefugeeCrisis #Slovenia #Faymann #WernerFaymann

Austria plans Slovenia border fence

Austria plans to build a fence at the main border crossing used by migrants entering from Slovenia, as Germany toughens its line on failed asylum seekers.

For many, yodelling is the sound of the Alps. Farmers used the warbling singing technique to communicate between mountain peaks.

Vienna's love of indoor yodelling

The Austrian capital Vienna has its own special version of yodelling, known as Dudeln, mostly done indoors.

A displaced persons camp in Germany, March, 1945.

Colorized Photos of WWII Offer New Perspective on Migrant Crisis

Israel's embassy in Japan has donated more than 300 Anne Frank-related books to public libraries in Tokyo, after many were found vandalized. Photo: Israeli Embassy to Japan representative Peleg Lewi, left, shakes hands with Suginami Ward Mayor Ryo Tanaka as he hands over Anne Frank-related books to public libraries at the Suginami Ward Office in Tokyo Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014

Israeli Embassy donates 300 Anne Frank books after others were found vandalized in Tokyo public libraries : ap Feb.

Norbert Hofer: The candidate that represents the conservative party Freedom Party of Austria. Austria"s presidential election is on December 4th. http://ift.tt/2fu4s6Y

Norbert Hofer: The candidate that represents the conservative party Freedom Party of Austria. Austria"s presidential election is on December

Recording history: Schoolchildren make WW2 documentary. Schoolchildren across the UK are getting an opportunity to find out what life was really like during World War II. At a school in Manchester, pupils interviewed Gladys Parry who explained the perils of living in wartime Britain. The documentary films will mark the 70th anniversary of VE Day later this year. #WorldWarII #WWII #history #children #kids #school #education #pupils #students

Schoolchildren across the UK are getting an opportunity to make their own documentary films about World War Two to mark the anniversary of VE Day.

D-Day bagpiper's son plays for British and US veterans. The son of D-Day piper Bill Millin has played a replica version of his father's bagpipes for British and US veterans commemorating the anniversary of the Normandy landings in Portsmouth today. #DDay #Normandy #bagpipes #UK #Portsmouth #England #WorldWarII #WWII #WW2 #history #veterans #soldiers

D-Day piper's son plays for British and US veterans

D-Day bagpiper's son plays for British and US veterans. The son of D-Day piper Bill Millin has played a replica version of his father's bagpipes for British and US veterans commemorating the anniversary of the Normandy landings in Portsmouth today.

Moscow Marks Victory Day Amid Ukraine Crisis.  Thousands of Russian troops marched on Red Square in the annual Victory Day parade in a display of the nation's massive military arsenal amid escalating tensions over Ukraine. #VictoryDay #WorldWarII #WWII #WW2 #Nazi #USSR #Soviet #Russia #Moscow

Thousands of Russian troops marched on Red Square in the annual Victory Day parade in a display of the nation's massive military arsenal amid escalating tensions over Ukraine.

Holocaust two-minute silence held in Israel - BBC News

Holocaust silence held in Israel

A two-minute silence has been held in Israel to remember the six million Jewish victims killed in the Holocaust.

Story of Joseph Heller's 'forgotten' Catch-22 script. After Joseph Heller published his seminal war novel Catch-22 he adapted the book for the stage. He hoped it would go to Broadway - but more than 40 years on, his script has rarely been performed. Now it is finally getting its UK premiere. #Catch22 #literature #WorldWarII #WW2 #Broadway #drama #history

Rare airing for Heller's Catch-22 staging

Author Joseph Heller wrote a stage version of his landmark novel more than 40 years ago - so why has it only been performed a handful of times?

"Sound of Music" makes TV ratings sing. Viewership numbers for NBC's live showing of 'The Sound of Music' with Carrie Underwood far exceed expectations.  Stephen Moyer, left, as Captain Von Trapp and Carrie Underwood as Maria in "The Sound of Music Live!" #SoundOfMusic #CarrieUnderwood #Austria #WorldWarII

'Sound of Music' makes TV ratings sing

"Sound of Music" makes TV ratings sing. Viewership numbers for NBC's live showing of 'The Sound of Music' with Carrie Underwood far exceed expectations. Stephen Moyer, left, as Captain Von Trapp and Carrie Underwood as Maria in "The Sound of Music Live!

Austrian election sets Europe's nerves on edge. The decision by Austria’s Constitutional Court to annul the outcome of the May presidential election has unsettled pro-European officials and politicians across the EU who fear that, after Britain, Austria could be the next country to turn its back on the European Union. The rerun of the second round, which will be held on 2 October, has revived the spectre of an elected far right head of state in Europe for the first time since World War II.

[Analysis] Austrian election sets Europe's nerves on edge

Austrian election sets Europe's nerves on edge. The decision by Austria’s Constitutional Court to annul the outcome of the May presidential election has unsettled pro-European officials and politicians across the EU who fear that, after Britain, Austria could be the next country to turn its back on the European Union. The rerun of the second round, which will be held on 2 October, has revived the spectre of an elected far right head of state in Europe for the first time since World War II.

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