UN panel questions Japan on `comfort women`

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).

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

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.

Nazis might have been first to land on moon had they won WW2

The German road to space would have been much clearer, had the Nazis won World War 2.

Kan visits Iwoto Island to inspect recovery of WWII remains

Japanese Prime
Minister Naoto Kan visited Iwoto Island, also known as
Iwojima, to inspect the government`s ongoing efforts to
recover the remains of Japanese soldiers who died in World War
II.

Europe right-wingers at controversial Japan shrine

French nationalist Jean-Marie Le Pen and other European right-wing politicians paid a visit Saturday to a Japanese shrine that has drawn outrage for honoring war criminals.

Hitler eyed Turin Shroud

The Vatican had hidden the Shroud of Turin to protect it from Hitler.

Great War album

British soldiers, posted in India during the WW1, had a roaring time.

Japan vows to stick by nuclear arms ban on 64th anniversary

Japan said it would stand by a self-imposed ban on nuclear weapons as it commemorated the 64th anniversary on Thursday of the world`s first atomic attack on the western city of Hiroshima.