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  • French Resistance hero Missak Manouchian laid to rest at the Panthéon

    Armenian-born poet and communist activist Manouchian was considered a hero among the French Resistance movement, which rose up against the Nazi occupation of France. ADVERTISEMENT Eighty years to the day after his execution by the Nazis at Mont-Valérien, Armenian resistance fighter Missak Manouchian will be inducted into the Panthéon on Wednesday. His burial signifies the…

  • Poland formally demands €1.3 trillion from Germany in WWII reparations

    Poland has announced that it wants to start negotiations with Germany on reparations during World War II. Polish foreign minister Zbigniew Rau signed an official note on Monday requesting around €1.3 trillion in damages. “Parties must take immediate steps towards a permanent, complete and definitive legal and material settlement,” he told reporters. The signing comes before a…