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Nurse kissed in iconic World War II photo dies

Nurse kissed in iconic World War II photo dies

Greta Friedman, the woman kissed by a sailor in the iconic picture taken in New York city's Times Square after the Second World War ended in 1945, has died, a media report said.

Volkswagen headquarters searched for Second World War bombs

Volkswagen headquarters searched for Second World War bombs

The headquarters of German carmaker Volkswagen were being searched by explosive disposal experts on Friday after construction workers found signs of potentially unexploded bombs dating from the Second World War.

DNA : Some interesting facts about German autocrat Adolf Hitler

Watch complete news story of DNA showing some of the hidden stories about German autocrat Adolf Hitler for getting detailed updates!

WWII plane crash: India to send back US soldiers' remains today

The excavated remains of soldiers and artefacts of a US Air Force B-24 bomber that had crashed in present-day Arunachal Pradesh during the World War II will be sent to the US on Wednesday, in what would be an emotional closure for the families of the fallen men.

Migrant crisis: EU seeks to close Balkan route at summit

Migrant crisis: EU seeks to close Balkan route at summit

The EU aims to stem the flow of migrants and plans to declare the route north through the Balkans closed.

Events moving towards World War III: Ahmadiyya Muslim community

The Ahmadiyya Muslim community has warned that events across the world in recent times were moving towards a third World War.

Pearl Harbour attack remembered in US

A memorial service was held at the National World War II Memorial in Washington to honour the dead in the Japanese bombing on Pearl Harbour 74 years ago.

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.