Trend Results : World Group II

Blog Post Results (1-20 of 215)


King of Jordan warns ISIS conflict is leading towards ‘third world war’

last weekNews : The Raw Story

Jordan’s King Abdullah II warned Tuesday of a “third world war against humanity”, describing the Islamic State group as “savage outlaws of religion” in the wake of the Paris attacks. During an official visit to Kosovo, Abdullah said both Europe and Islam were under...

How Europe became a 'magnet for waves of refugees'

Europe is in the middle of the worst refugee crisis since World War II. With 60 million people fleeing their homes, over 1 million refugees are set to try and seek asylum in Europe, this year alone. David Folkerts-Landau, group chief...Show More Summary

Surviving Monuments Men receive Congressional Gold Medal

last monthArts : Artdaily

Last week, leaders of the U.S. House and Senate presented a Congressional Gold Medal to the Monuments Men, a group of men and women who protected and recovered historical sites and cultural artifacts during World War II. The National Archives holds the original records of the Monuments Men. Show More Summary

Appeals Court Reinstates Lawsuit Over NYPD Surveillance Of Muslims

2 months agoNews : The Two-Way

A U.S. appeals court compared the police department's program to periods of discrimination against groups of Americans — such as Japanese-Americans during World War II.

William Broadwater, Tuskegee Airman, dies at 89

William E. Broadwater, a member of the Tuskegee Airmen, a group of black pilots and support personnel who overcame racial obstacles to serve their country in World War II, died Sept. 22 at a hospital in Washington. He was 89.Read full article >>

Russia Continues to Frustrate Everyone (Except Assad) in Syria

During his speech at the U.N. General Assembly last month, Vladimir Putin said it was essential that the international organization band together, World War II–style, and fight the terrorist group gaining power and influence in the Middle East — the Islamic State.  However, the Russian president also noted that he... More »

Susumu Ito dies at 96; member of Japanese American regiment in World War II

2 months agoHealth : Booster Shots

Much has been written about the brutal Lost Battalion mission in France during World War II in which Japanese American soldiers of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team rescued a group of other U.S. soldiers cut off by the German enemy. The tales of loss and ultimate victory in the multi-day battle...

Nazi Photos Documenting Heaps of Everyday Objects Looted From Jewish Households

The images below come from a group of photos assembled after World War II by an art historian who was working for the Allies to restore looted Jewish art to its owners. The album, which was kept in the German Federal Archives in Koblenz,...Show More Summary

Biggest Refugee Crisis Since World War II 'Getting Tremendous'

According to the Head of Doctors of the World aid group, the current migrant crisis in Europe is getting out of hand because the Greek state was not prepared.

Is Gentrification a Human-Rights Violation?

A Brooklyn-based group is arguing that the displacement of longtime residents meets a definition conceived by the United Nations in the aftermath of World War II.

Look: Japanese and Chinese groups hold joint memorial in Nanjing to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of WWII

3 months agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Hundreds of peacemakers from China and Japan held a rally at the Memorial Hall for the Victims of the Nanjing Massacre on Saturday to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II on August 15, 1945, as well as to mourn the victims of the massacre and pray for world's peace. [ more › ]

Another Five Return

DPAA has identified and accounted for the following formerly-missing US military personnel. From World War II • 1stLt William O. Pile, 559th Bombardment Squadron, 387th Bombardment Group, 9th Air Force, US Army, was lost on 23 December 1944 in Germany.  He was accounted for on 13 June 2015.  1stLt Pile was the pilot on the […]

70 Years of Dubious Federal Food Rules

4 months agoNews : Reason

From a World War II–era food wheel in which butter is listed as one of the seven major food groups to today's much-maligned "MyPlate" serving chart, take a tour through the U.S. Department of Agriculture's sometimes hilarious attempts to guide Americans toward healthy eating.

Hogan's Not-Heroes and Trump's Wild Card Rants

As a kid one of my favorite TV sitcoms was Hogan's Heroes. Set in a German POW camp during World War II, a group of really sharp Allied prisoners of war (most of them fliers who were shot down or parachuted to safety) were humorously and cleverly outsmarting their dimwitted and bumbling Nazi jailers. Show More Summary

South Korean ‘Comfort Women’ Threaten to Sue Japan for $20 Million in the US

5 months agoNews : Vice News

A group of South Korean women who were forced into sex slavery by Japan during World War II in order to serve its soldiers announced on Tuesday that they will sue the Japanese government for $20 million in a California district court on July 1 unless it makes suitable amends before then. Show More Summary

Detailed 3D Map Visualizes The Battle of Stalingrad

Russian art group in[visible] studio created a miniature real life version of the bloodiest battle of World War II. They used projection mapping to bring a small-scale model of the city ruins to life with planes and soldiers fighting. The result is incredibly realistic. Read more...

ALISON HAYWARD ON THE IRS: From today’s Tea Party to the pacifists, socialists & anti-tobacco group

ALISON HAYWARD ON THE IRS: From today’s Tea Party to the pacifists, socialists & anti-tobacco groups of America before World War II, the tax man has a long history of trying to shut people up. Yet another reason to get rid of the income tax. Or to abolish official immunity for government employees.

Ronnie Gilbert Of The Weavers Has Died At 88

6 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

“‘We sang songs of hope in that strange time after World War II, when already the world was preparing for Cold War,’ Ms. Gilbert recalled in ‘The Weavers: Wasn’t That a Time,’ a 1982 documentary about the group. ‘We still had the feeling that if we could sing loud enough and strong enough and hopefully […]

Syrian Rebels Get Hands on Nazi Howitzer

When one sees a group of Islamic terrorists, using a Nazi howitzer used during World War II, it’s a clear sign that the world might have gone wrong.

Here’s how World War II spurred vaccine innovation

7 months agoNews : The Raw Story

War and disease have marched arm in arm for centuries. Wars magnify the spread and severity of disease by disrupting populations. As large groups of people move across borders, they introduce and encounter disease in new places. Often, they move into crowded, resource-poor environments that allow...

Copyright © 2015 Regator, LLC