16 December 2019


Battle of the Bulge heroes remembered 75 years on (3)
AFP-JIJI BRUSSELS - The Battle of the Bulge was the last German offensive of World War II, and the Siege of Bastogne the scene of a heroic defense by American paratroopers. Seventy-five years on, the Belgian town is hosting a weekend of colorful re- enactments followed by solemn ceremonies of remembrance. Veterans, historians and military enthusiasts are joining international officials to mark the now legendary close quarters battle on a snowbound wooded plateau.
Battle of the Bulge ceremonies being held (2)
Ceremonies are being held to mark the 75th anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge that stopped the Nazis' last-ditch bid to turn the tide of World War II. Associated PressDecember 16, 20198:38pm US and European Union top officials are attending ceremonies to mark the 75th anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge, the decisive engagement which stopped Adolf Hitler's last-ditch offensive to turn the tide of the war.
Turkey asks Europe for more funding for Syrian refugees (3)
By EUobserver Today, 09:29 The deputy Turkish minister of foreign affairs, Faruk Kaymakci, said Saturday that the EU should spend more than €6bn to support Syrian refugees in Turkey, Reuters reported.
Kareena Kapoor: 'My stardom has overshadowed the actor that I am' (4)
Kareena Kapoor has said her 2018 film Veere Di Wedding was path-breaking because they established that there's an alternative to bro-code. bollywood Updated: Dec 16, 2019 10:32 IST HT Correspondent Hindustan Times Kareena Kapoor during the promotions of Good Newwz in Mumbai.
US may test-launch two new intermediate-range missiles by year-end - RVSN commander (3)
Commander of the Russian Strategic Missile Forces Sergey Karakaev said that "in the future those missiles can carry nuclear warheads" Commander of the Russian Strategic Missile Forces Sergey Karakaev© Mikhail Klimentyev/Russian Presidential Press and Information Office/TASS MOSCOW, December 16.
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