94-year-old war veteran in China finds hidden bullet in body

A 94-year-old Chinese war veteran who went to the doctor with stomach pains was shocked to discover a bullet in his pelvis which may have been lodged there for more than 60 years.

Bruce Willis stars in Chinese second world war film
Bruce Willis stars in Chinese second world war film

 Hollywood star Bruce Willis has been signed on for the upcoming Chinese epic "The Bombing", which is about Japan's aerial bombardment of the southwestern city of Chongqing in World War II.

Top suspect of Nazi war crimes dies in Canada: Report

One of the top suspects of Nazi war crimes during the Second World War has died at the age of 93, the Canadian newspaper The Globe and Mail reported.

TV show with lewd content pulled off air in China

A Chinese TV drama on the fight against Japanese aggression during the second World War has been pulled off the air for having many sexually suggestive lines and lewd scenes.

Vladimir Putin snubs Ukraine leadership in WWII salute
Vladimir Putin snubs Ukraine leadership in WWII salute

President Vladimir Putin on Friday congratulated "citizens" of Ukraine but snubbed its leaders on the 70th anniversary of Soviet victory over Nazi Germany in WWII amid a deep feud between Moscow and Kiev. 

Germany rejects Greek demands for Nazi crime reparations

The German government has rejected Greek demands for reparations for Nazi crimes during the Second World War, according to media reports.

Former German President Richard Von Weizsaecker dies

Former German President Richard von Weizsaecker died in Berlin on Saturday, Germany`s Office of the Federal President announced. He was 94.

Japanese daily promises reform after ''comfort women'' coverage rebuked

 The president of Japan`s leading liberal newspaper pledged to fundamentally transform the paper for the better after its coverage of women forced into sex work during the Second World War was sharply criticized in a report. 

Ukraine to remove Great Patriotic War mentions from textbooks

 Mentions of the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945 will be removed from Ukrainian history textbooks, director of the Ukrainian National Memory Institute Vladimir Vyatovich told Ukrainian media.

List of abandoned cricket tours
List of abandoned cricket tours

Friday`s dramatic announcement that the West Indies` tour of India was being cut short because of a pay dispute involving their players was not the first time a major international cricket series had come to an unexpected end.

Last of Navajo ``code talkers`` dies in New Mexico

The last of 29 Navajo Americans who developed an unbreakable code that helped Allied forces win the second World War died in New Mexico of kidney failure at the age of 93.

Poland opposition wants jail for use of term `Polish death camp`

Poland`s conservative opposition on Friday called for use of the erroneous term "Polish death camp" in reference to Nazi German facilities to be punishable by jail time.

Indian martyrs honoured in Egypt

Indian martyrs who had played a pivotal role in the famous Battle of El Alamein, considered to be a turning point during the Second World War have been honoured by the Indian Embassy here.

Nazi coding machine used in WWII up for grabs

A rare German coding machine used by the Nazis to send secret messages during the Second World War is expected to fetch up to 50,000 pounds at an auction here.

68th anniversary of end of WWII observed in Puducherry

French Ambassador to India Francois Richier paid homage at the statue of `Soldat Inconnu` (Unknown Soldier) at the French government maintained War Memorial.

Amsterdam made Jews pay rent while in WWII camps

Amsterdam has now made contact with Jewish organisations to find out to what extent Jews living elsewhere in the Netherlands were affected by back rent demands.

Hiroshima updates number of atomic bomb victims

The number of victims of the 1945 atomic bombing of the Japanese city of Hiroshima has climbed up a notch to 557,478 - 15,000 more than the previously recorded figure, according to a new report.

Hitler’s 9/11 plot

The German ‘terrorists’ were however not successful as all the eight men were arrested.

Mass grave of WW II troops found

A mass grave from the Second World War containing remains of 17 men was found in Croatia.

Japanese atom bomb victims hail Obama Nobel prize

Japanese victims of US atomic bombings
in the Second World War on Friday welcomed US President Barack
Obama`s Nobel Peace Prize award and applauded his efforts on
the international stage.