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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.

China to release daily Japanese war crimes `confession`

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 16:31

China began publishing "confessions" of 45 convicted Japanese World War II criminals on Thursday, officials said, in Beijing`s latest effort to highlight the past amid a territorial dispute between the two.

Japan`s move to lift ban on troops to fight abroad riles China

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 19:57

China on Tuesday reacted angrily to Japan`s biggest change in defence policy since the World War II, saying the move could undermine regional peace and harm Chinese sovereignty.

Japan`s government approves larger military role

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 18:02

Japan took a step away on Tuesday from an American-drafted constitution that has long kept its military shackled, approving a plan to allow greater use of a force that was vanquished at the end of World War II.

`Yellow Star` Holocaust memorials held in Hungary

Last Updated: Sunday, June 22, 2014, 03:20

Over 1,000 Hungarians took part in some 160 Holocaust memorial events across Budapest, the 70th anniversary of the forced relocation of Jews during World War II into "Yellow Star Houses".

Kate Middleton re-traces grandmother`s World War past

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 20:48

Prince William`s wife, Kate Middleton, took a trip down memory lane with a visit to a code-breaking facility in Britain where her grandmother worked during World War II.

China protests Japanese minister`s visit to Yasukuni shrine

Last Updated: Thursday, June 12, 2014, 17:46

China today protested against a Japanese minister`s visit to a controversial World War II shrine in Tokyo which is viewed here as a symbol of Japan`s colonial history.

Russian leadership backs restoration of Stalingrad name

Last Updated: Saturday, June 07, 2014, 20:17

Russia`s deputy prime minister called on Saturday for the name Stalingrad to be restored to the city that was the site of a key World War II battle against the Nazis.

British veteran back at care home after D-Day `Great Escape`

Last Updated: Saturday, June 07, 2014, 15:15

An 89-year-old veteran who ran away from his care home to join the D-Day commemorations in France returned to Britain Saturday, hailed as the embodiment of World War II fighting spirit.

Russian leadership backs restoration of Stalingrad name

Last Updated: Saturday, June 07, 2014, 14:45

"Russia`s deputy prime minister called on Saturday for the name Stalingrad to be restored to the city that was the site of a key World War II battle against the Nazis.

Obama honours WWII, 9/11 generations at Normandy

Last Updated: Friday, June 06, 2014, 15:12

President Barack Obama is paying tribute to the World War II and 9/11 generations in a visit to Normandy on the 70th anniversary of the D-Day invasion.

British Queen to mark 70th anniversary of Normandy landings

Last Updated: Friday, June 06, 2014, 05:42

British Queen Elizabeth II on Thursday embarked on a three-day state visit to France to mark the 70th anniversary of the Normandy landings during World War II, Buckingham Palace announced.