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WW2 bomb blown up after fishermen's shock discovery in drought-hit Italian river

Sky News Monday, 8 August 2022
WW2 bomb blown up after fishermen's shock discovery in drought-hit Italian riverA controlled explosion has been carried out on a Second World War bomb uncovered during a drought on Italy's River Po.
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Giorgia Meloni, Far-Right Leader, Poised to Become Italian Prime Minister [Video]

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Poland Demands German Reparations From WWII [Video]

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Poland Demands German Reparations , From WWII. Poland Demands German Reparations , From WWII. On Sept. 1, Jaroslaw Kaczynski, leader of ruling nationalist party Law and Justice (PiS), said Poland estimates its losses imposed by Germany during WWII amount to $1.32 trillion. Kaczynski also said Warsaw will officially demand reparations. . The sum that was presented was adopted using the most limited, conservative method, it would be possible to increase it, Jaroslaw Kaczynski, leader of ruling nationalist party Law and Justice, via statement. CNN reports Germany previously said every financial claim associated with WWII had been resolved. CNN reports Germany previously said every financial claim associated with WWII had been resolved. About 6 million Polish people were killed during WWII and Warsaw was demolished after a 1944 uprising. CNN reports that Poland's rulers in 1953 relinquished reparations claims after being pressured by the Soviet Union. PiS claims that agreement is not valid because the country was not able to negotiate fairly. Donald Tusk, leader of opposition party Civic Platform, said Kaczynski's claims are "not about reparations.". It's about an internal political campaign to rebuild support for the ruling party, Donald Tusk, leader of opposition party Civic Platform, via statement

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Activists in Italy are concerned about what far-right firebrand Giorgia Meloni’s election as the new prime minister could mean for abortion rights in the country.

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