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China Marks 77th Anniversary of Nanjing Massacre

China has observed the first National Memorial Day to mark the 77th anniversary of the Nanjing Massacre, in which occupying Japanese troops - according to Beijing - killed an estimated 300,000 civilians and unarmed soldiers and raped about 20,000 women. In a speech Saturday in Nanjing, China's former capital, President Xi Jinping told an audience of soldiers, survivors of the December 1937 slaughter and students that the purpose of the event is to "arouse every kind of...

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