Last Updated: Wednesday, February 05, 2014, 04:55
For the most ambitious of his five films as director, George Clooney assembled a top-shelf cast of fellow actors to play art experts tasked with retrieving artistic treasure stolen by the Germans during World War Two.
Last Updated: Saturday, February 01, 2014, 21:33
Amid an escalating diplomatic standoff between China and Japan, Chinese researchers have vowed to come out with facts about Japanese "atrocities" during World War II.
Last Updated: Friday, January 31, 2014, 12:04
Bomb disposal experts successfully detonated a 250 kg World War-II bomb in a western Germany city after about 5,000 people were evacuated late Thursday evening, a city spokesman said.
Last Updated: Thursday, January 30, 2014, 10:34
Actor George Clooney says he had fun while shooting for films which didn`t work at the box office.
Last Updated: Monday, January 27, 2014, 18:11
Russia on Monday marked the 70th anniversary of the breaking of the Nazi siege of Leningrad during World War II that saw more than a million people starve to death.
Last Updated: Monday, January 27, 2014, 17:06
Japan`s top government spokesman today defended the new head of public broadcaster NHK for his remarks that the use of women as military prostitutes was common worldwide during World War II.
Last Updated: Monday, January 27, 2014, 11:48
Chinese ships sailed through disputed waters off Tokyo-controlled islands on Monday, days after Japan`s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe caused an international stir by comparing Sino-Japanese relations with the run-up to World War One.
Last Updated: Saturday, January 25, 2014, 09:21
China has hit back at Japan`s Prime Minister over a claim that current tensions in East Asia are akin to those between Britain and Germany on the eve of World War I.
Last Updated: Friday, January 17, 2014, 15:13
An Israeli draft law that would criminalise the use of the word Nazi in most cases has sparked a debate on freedom of speech in a state that was founded out of the ashes of the Holocaust.
Last Updated: Friday, January 17, 2014, 13:49
A Japanese soldier who hid in the Philippine jungle for three decades, refusing to believe World War II was over until his former commander returned and persuaded him to surrender, has died in Tokyo aged 91.
Last Updated: Thursday, January 16, 2014, 06:03
Italy has launched a enquiry into the massacre of 642 people in a French town during World War II, in which an Italian and her seven children died, media reported on Wednesday.
Last Updated: Tuesday, January 14, 2014, 15:02
Britain is recruiting an army of amateur historians to sift through more than 1.5 million pages of diaries written by World War I army officers, published online for the first time 100 years after the conflict began.
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