World War 2

World War II was a global war that was started in 1939. It went for six years, ending in 1945. After Hitler invaded Poland on 1st September, 1939, France and Britain declared World War II. The great powers of the world formed two opposing military alliances, the Allies and the Axis. The war resulted in massacres, genocide, strategic bombing, starvation and disease

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Convicted for homosexuality, Alan Turing to feature on £50 note
World

Convicted for homosexuality, Alan Turing to feature on £50 note

Famed British mathematician and computer scientist Alan Turing, who helped save millions of lives as a World War II codebreaker, is the new face of the Bank of England's £50 note.
Paris stunned as 850-year-old Notre-Dame cathedral goes up in smoke
World

Paris stunned as 850-year-old Notre-Dame cathedral goes up in smoke

A colossal fire swept through the 850-year-old UNESCO world heritage landmark, Notre-Dame Cathedral in central Paris yesterday, causing the Gothic spire to collapse and threatening to destroy the entire masterpiece and its precious artworks.
Now, scientists producing horny mosquitoes to prevent malaria, Zika, dengue
Science

Now, scientists producing horny mosquitoes to prevent malaria, Zika, dengue

For centuries, mosquitoes have been troublemakers and the number of people who have died after getting bitten by them is still a mystery.
WW-II aerial bomb found during dredging operations in Kolkata
India

WW-II aerial bomb found during dredging operations in Kolkata

A 1000-pound aerial bomb dating back to the World War-II era has been unearthed at a dock in Kolkata during routine dredging operations.
S-Korea renews call for Japan to remove 'rising sun' flag
World

S-Korea renews call for Japan to remove 'rising sun' flag

South Korea yesterday reiterated a demand that Japan should remove its "rising sun" naval flag from a warship participating in an international fleet review at Jeju island next week.
Abe aims to rewrite Japan Constitution, seeks 3rd term
World

Abe aims to rewrite Japan Constitution, seeks 3rd term

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe appears headed for a third three-year term as the ruling party leader, extending his hold on power and giving him time to pursue a long-cherished goal of revising the country's post-World War II constitution.
#GamingBytes- New 'Covert Storm' event comes to CoD: WWII
Sports

#GamingBytes- New 'Covert Storm' event comes to CoD: WWII

Sledgehammer Games has launched a new event for Call of Duty: WWII called 'Covert Storm'.
London City Airport shut down after World War-2 bomb discovered
World

London City Airport shut down after World War-2 bomb discovered

The London City Airport was shut down after a World War II (WW-II) bomb was discovered in the nearby Thames river.
Thistlegorm Project: 360-degree online VR tour of British WWII shipwreck
Science

Thistlegorm Project: 360-degree online VR tour of British WWII shipwreck

Scientists comprehensively digitized a World War II shipwreck to develop an online Virtual Reality experience, allowing users to explore one of the world's most famous shipwreck-diving sites, the British freighter SS Thistlegorm.

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