Ten Russian bikers reach German border ahead of WWII rally

 Ten pro-Kremlin Russian bikers, part of a larger group on a controversial World War II victory ride through Europe, reached the German border late Sunday, the Bavarian authorities said.

Moscow visit was too risky for Kim Jong-Un: Analysts

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un`s decision to cancel his first overseas visit was probably prompted more by concerns about image control than any threat of domestic instability, analysts said Friday.

Elderly Japan looks to its youth as teens set to vote

Japan is set to take a baby step towards rebalancing the age scales when lawmakers lower the voting age to 18 from its current 20, allowing teenagers into polling booths for the first time.

North Korea`s Kim cancels planned visit to Russia: Kremlin
North Korea`s Kim cancels planned visit to Russia: Kremlin

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has cancelled his planned visit to Moscow to attend Russia`s World War II anniversary celebrations on May 9, President Vladimir Putin`s spokesman said on Thursday.

Rival Koreas united in anger at lack of Abe apology

In a rare display of political unity, South and North Korea on Thursday each condemned Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe for failing to apologise during a US visit for the wartime use of sexual slaves.

Long-delayed Nazi museum to open in `home of the movement`

 Munich will open a museum on the former site of the Nazi party headquarters Thursday, in a long overdue reckoning with the German city`s status as the "home of the movement".

Sino-Russian team finds suspected Soviet WWII remains: Xinhua

Possible remains of Soviet troops who died fighting in China in the closing days of World War II have been found, state media reported, as Moscow and Beijing gear up to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the conflict's end.

Ageing `comfort women` demand justice as Japan PM visits US

 Around 200,000 women were forced into sexual slavery for the Japanese military up to and during World War II.

Japan`s diplomatic issues in Asia: Key answers

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will become the first Japanese leader to address a joint session of the US Congress on Wednesday and his speech will be carefully analysed for what he says about Japan`s past.

Ageing `comfort woman` demand justice as Japan PM visits US

Around 200,000 women were forced into sexual slavery for the Japanese military up to and during World War II.

`Fascists` or heroes? How WWII history divides Ukraine

 He fought alongside the Nazis, then against them. He tried to drive the Soviets out of his native Ukraine, and spent 11 years in a prison camp in Russia.

Pro-Putin bikers heading for Berlin barred at Polish border

Ten pro-Kremlin bikers on a controversial ride to Berlin to celebrate Soviet victory in World War II were on Monday denied entry into Poland at the Belarusian border, Polish border guards said.

Greek president to visit Berlin `soon` for war payment talks

Greece`s president said Monday he hoped to meet his German counterpart soon for talks on Athens` demands for reparations over the Nazi occupation of Greece during World War II.

Japan's prime minister goes to US to showcase close ties

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has arrived in the US for a week-long visit to showcase the success of the alliance built from Tokyo's defeat in World War II, while promoting a political agenda based on still stronger military and economic ties.

Italy marks 70th anniversary of anti-Nazi uprising

Italy on Saturday celebrated the 70th anniversary of a partisan uprising against the Nazis and their Fascist allies at the end of World War II.

India, Australia and New Zealand pay floral tributes on ANZAC day centenary

Chief of Army Staff General Dalbir Singh, New Zealand High Commissioner Grahame Morton and Australian High Commissioner Patrick Suckling commemorated and honoured the soldiers who took part in World War I, World War II and other armed conflicts at the Delhi War Cemetery on Saturday, the 100th anniversary of ANZAC Day.

WWII-era bomb found on college campus, detonated by military

The ground shook near a New Jersey military base as an explosives team detonated a 500-pound (225-kilogram) World War II-era bomb that had been found on the campus of a community college.

Poland denies entry to pro-Putin bikers planning victory ride

Poland on Friday said it had denied entry to a Russian biker gang backed by the Kremlin, which is planning to ride through Europe to celebrate the Soviet Union's role in the World War II victory over Nazi Germany.

In US, `comfort woman` demands apology from Japan

Korean Lee Yong-Soo was forced into sexual slavery serving Japan`s imperial army. Seventy years later, with Japan`s prime minister preparing a historic address to US Congress, she demands just one thing: an apology.

New York's Times Square news ''zipper'' stuck on replay for days

The scrolling Times Square "zipper" has served like an electronic town crier for generations of New Yorkers, breaking such historic news as the end of World War II, a headline that sent a nurse into a sailor`s arms for a world-famous kiss.