Russia mulls creating navy base on Kuril Islands

Russia is considering the possibility of basing units of its Pacific Fleet on Matua Island in the Kurils chain, the media reported on Friday.

Barack Obama lays wreath at Hiroshima Memorial, says death fell from the sky and the world changed

Barack Obama lays wreath at Hiroshima Memorial, says death fell from the sky and the world changed

“In the image of a mushroom cloud that rose in these skies we are starkly reminded of humanity's core contradictions."

Obama looks to Hiroshima visit; Abe won't go to Pearl Harbor

President Barack Obama said today he plans to use his historic visit to Hiroshima with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to reflect on the suffering of war and the need to take steps to prevent it.

Greece starts evacuating squalid Idomeni migrant camp

Hundreds of Greek police on Tuesday began clearing the squalid Idomeni camp, a migrant flashpoint on the Macedonia border where thousands of people have been camped out for more than three months.

Russia marks WWII victory anniversary with military parade – In Pics

Russia marks WWII victory anniversary with military parade – In Pics

An estimated 27 million of the former Soviet Union`s soldiers and civilians were killed in World War II.

84 migrants still missing after boat sinks off Libya: International Organization for Migration

84 migrants still missing after boat sinks off Libya: International Organization for Migration

The additional migrant flow from the Syrian conflict has put further pressure on search and rescue operation efforts.

World War II aerial bomb found at Austrian construction site

 A 250-kg aerial bomb from World War II was discovered during construction work in Vienna, Austria, on Monday morning.

Shahid Kapoor wraps up 'Rangoon' shoot

Shahid Kapoor wraps up 'Rangoon' shoot

Actor Shahid Kapoor has finished shooting for "Rangoon", a period romance drama film set during World War II.

US gets remains of World War II soldiers after 70 years, thanks to Modi govt

US gets remains of World War II soldiers after 70 years, thanks to Modi govt

US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter oversaw a repatriation ceremony of US World War II remains from India to the United States.

John Kerry apology for Hiroshima bombing not on table: US official

John Kerry will not apologise for the US atomic bombing of Hiroshima during his visit to the city for weekend G7 talks, a State Department official said on Sunday.

International court didn't declare Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose war criminal: Documents

The government in 1964 could not confirm reports which alleged that Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose was declared a war criminal by an international court in Tokyo after World War II, it was revealed on Tuesday.

Europe a magnet for terror, says Chinese daily

Europe is becoming a magnet for terrorism, said a state-run Chinese daily which added that not since the end of World War II has Europe been "so disturbed and confused".

Israeli Holocaust survivor world`s oldest man: Guinness

A 112-year-old Israeli Holocaust survivor who lived through both world wars is now the world`s oldest living man, Guinness World Records said on Friday.

EU, Turkey leaders seek to realise `game-changing` migrant plan

EU, Turkey leaders seek to realise `game-changing` migrant plan

Hungary`s hardline anti-migration Prime Minister Viktor Orban may veto the resettlement deal.
 

Turkey ramps up demands for helping EU on migrant crisis

Turkey ramps up demands for helping EU on migrant crisis

In Ankara, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan criticised the EU for a four-month delay in disbursing an original three billion euros in aid for 2016-17 under a deal agreed in November.

Migrant killed in brawl at Swedish asylum centre

Police declined to release the nationalities of the casualty or the three suspects.

World War II veteran to reunite with his love this Valentine’s Day after 7 decades-Watch

World War II veteran to reunite with his love this Valentine’s Day after 7 decades-Watch

Following a seperation of almost seventy years, the World War II veteran Norwood Thomas will be celebrating this Valentine’s Day with his pre-World War II girl friend Joyce Morris, 88.

Japan`s Akihito to visit Philippine WWII cemetery

Japan`s Akihito to visit Philippine WWII cemetery

Japan`s Emperor Akihito will on Wednesday visit a cemetery for tens of thousands of Filipino World War II dead, as he uses a historic visit to the Philippines to promote his pacifist agenda.

American tourist gang-raped on PNG jungle trek: Report

An American woman hiking in Papua New Guinea with her London-based boyfriend was gang-raped and three of her fingers slashed in a brutal attack along a famous World War II trail, a report said Wednesday.

South Korean president defends landmark deal with Japan

South Korean president defends landmark deal with Japan

South Korea, Japan described the settlement as "final and irreversible".