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1952: European defence community  
Would a German military ever be permitted again? A stormy debate arose about this question five years after World War Two. A lot of cities were still in ruins, yet the United States and Britain urged the young Federal Republic of Germany to build up an army. It was intended to be integrated within a European alliance.

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Facebook has banned all accounts linked to Myanmar's army. The social media giant has cited the violence since the February 1 coup as the reason behind the ban.
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The Russian city of St Petersburg was founded on 27 May 1703. What was it called during Soviet times?
  Stalingrad
  Leningrad
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