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# allies - Sunday 3 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Huge WWII bomb found in Germany forces evacuation of 20,000 people Dortmund

Huge WWII bomb found in Germany forces evacuation of 20,000 people

The bomb was discovered by experts searched for unexploded Allied ordnance.

# allies - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie A ‘total review’ on US surveillance operations ordered Spying

A ‘total review’ on US surveillance operations ordered

Senate intelligence committee chair Dianne Feinstein wants a sweeping review into spying on EU allies.

# allies - Sunday 27 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Merkel’s phone bugged by US since 2002, report claims Spying

Merkel’s phone bugged by US since 2002, report claims

Der Spiegel claims that the German Chancellor’s mobile is one of many on the NSA’s tracking list.

# allies - Wednesday 3 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Government signs agreement to work with Germany on youth employment Employment

Government signs agreement to work with Germany on youth employment

Today 20 EU leaders attended a summit on youth employment which Sinn Féin has described as an “election stunt”.

# allies - Sunday 12 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Column: You can often tell what is troubling America by looking to the blockbusters Opinion

Column: You can often tell what is troubling America by looking to the blockbusters

Movies are often a reflection of current affairs what’s going on in the world, and even the unlikely genre of mass-market US action movies can deal with the fears and uncertainties felt by the American people at any given time, writes Darren Mooney.

# allies - Wednesday 29 August, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Video: WWII bomb detonated in Munich by disposal experts Germany This post contains videos

Video: WWII bomb detonated in Munich by disposal experts

Explosion damaged nearby properties, but none are in danger of collapse, according to local media reports.

# allies - Friday 15 June, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Russia ‘not supplying’ attack helicopters to Syria – Ministry Allies

Russia ‘not supplying’ attack helicopters to Syria – Ministry

Hillary Clinton had said she believed that there were attack helicopters on the way from Russia to Syria – something Russia denies.

# allies - Wednesday 6 June, 2012

In pictures: D-Day landings of 6 June 1944 Pic Of The Day This post contains images

In pictures: D-Day landings of 6 June 1944

The Normandy landings got underway on this day 68 years ago.

# allies - Saturday 12 May, 2012

VIDEO: WWII Kittyhawk fighter plane found in Sahara WWII This post contains videos

VIDEO: WWII Kittyhawk fighter plane found in Sahara

Plane which crashed in June 1942 has been found after 70 years in the desert.

# allies - Friday 4 May, 2012

From Business ETC News agency apologies for firing correspondent over WWII censorship Apology

News agency apologies for firing correspondent over WWII censorship

Edward Kennedy was fired after reporting the unconditional surrender of German generals to Allied forces.

# allies - Thursday 29 March, 2012

From Business ETC The incredible story of Alan Turing, who helped beat the Nazis but was then persecuted for his sexuality Alan Turing This post contains images

The incredible story of Alan Turing, who helped beat the Nazis but was then persecuted for his sexuality

Turing, known as the father of modern computing, helped give the Allies their biggest tactical advantage against the Axis forces but died an ignominious death.

# allies - Saturday 3 March, 2012

From TheJournal.ie In pictures: America’s WWII internment camp for Japanese-Americans WWII This post contains images

In pictures: America’s WWII internment camp for Japanese-Americans

Seventy years ago this month, the US began sending thousands of its citizens into an internment camp in Manzanar, California.Here are Ansel Adams’ photos of that camp.

# allies - Monday 6 February, 2012

From TheJournal.ie More deaths as shelling continues in Syrian city of Homs Violence

More deaths as shelling continues in Syrian city of Homs

Meanwhile, the US has called China and Russia’s veto on a UN resolution on Syria a “travesty”.