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Imperial War Museum to showcase Japanese WWII artifacts

Imperial War Museum to showcase Japanese WWII artifacts

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 17:47

A new display of items related to Japan`s role in World War II has opened at the `Imperial War Museum` in London following a major revival of the building.

Scientist claims Ukraine air crash tragedy an attempt to wage World War III

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 16:13

Scientist Jayaprabhu, who claimed to have located the debris of the missing MH370 airliner, claimed that the tragedy of MH17 Boeing was to initiate a World War III by certain people.

Bosnia buries 284 war victims unearthed from gruesome death pit

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 13:40

The remains of 284 victims of the Bosnian war were laid to rest on Sunday having been unearthed from what is believed to be the largest mass grave of Europe`s worst conflict since World War Two.

IAF using WW-II era lighting system at Leh airbase: CAG

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 23:33

Indian Air Force uses a World War-II era lighting system for the landing of fighter and transport aircraft at the Leh airbase at night due to lack of any facility for advanced airfield lighting, CAG pointed out on Friday.

UN panel questions Japan on `comfort women`

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 04:35

The UN Human Rights Committee Wednesday raised its concerns and questions on the issue of "comfort women" during its consideration of the sixth periodic report of Japan on its implementation of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR).

Dutch court rules state liable over 300 Srebrenica victims

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 16:32

A court in the Netherlands ruled Wednesday that the Dutch state was liable for the deaths of over 300 Bosnian Muslim men and boys in the Srebrenica massacre, the worst atrocity on European soil since World War II.

Hollande faces TV grilling after WWI-tinged military parade

Last Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014, 16:59

French President Francois Hollande began reviewing a national day military parade Monday attended by soldiers from dozens of nations once involved in World War I, hours before a major televised interview.

United flight diverted to remote Midway Island due to odor

Last Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014, 23:03

A United Airlines flight with 348 people aboard over the Pacific Ocean was forced to land on remote Midway Island because of what authorities said was an electrical odor on board.

Bosnian mom buries 2 sons 19 years after massacre

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 17:17

After 19 years, Hajrija Selimovic will finally have a place to mourn her family on Friday.

UN marks 100th anniversary of WWI, lauds Indian soldiers` role

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 16:36

The UN has commemorated the centenary of World War I, lauding the courage and sacrifice of soldiers including over a million from India, and underscored the importance of reconciliation through diplomacy.

South African soldier reburied with white WWI comrades in France

Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 23:28

A black South African soldier who died nearly a century ago during World War I was on Sunday reburied alongside 600 of his white compatriots at the South African war memorial in northern France.

Zamperini, inspiration for Jolie`s `Unbroken`, dies at 97

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 18:49

Louis Zamperini, whose life as a Olympic distance runner turned World War II prisoner of war surviver inspired Angelina Jolie`s upcoming film `Unbroken`, has died at the age of 97.