One of cricket's most enduring images, Old Father Time weather vane at the Lord's Cricket Ground has been damaged by high winds. According to reports, the weather vane has been bent to a 90-degree angle from its original position following the turbulence.
Hundreds of Londoners were allowed to go home on Tuesday after a huge, unexploded World War II bomb that kindled a "Blitz spirit" among evacuees was removed for detonation after being found by builders.
Serbian police detained eight men Wednesday suspected of taking part in the 1995 killing of 8,000 Muslims at Srebrenica, the first arrests by Serbian authorities over Europe`s deadliest atrocity since World War II.
The presumed wreck of one of Japan`s most famous World War II battleships whose discovery in the Philippines was announced by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen this week is unlikely to be salvaged, an official suggested Saturday.
A former crewmember on a Japanese battleship that sank during World War II said on Thursday he recognised photos of wreckage discovered this week off the Philippines by a team led by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen.
Seventy years after the Allies firebombed the east German city of Dresden, Germany remembered the tens of thousands who were burned alive with a sombre church service and a silent human chain to symbolise peace and opposition to racism.
A group of over 8,700 people have sued the Japanese daily Asahi for articles on sexual slavery during World War II and have sought compensation and apology for "spreading erroneous facts to international society", the Mainichi newspaper reported Tuesday.
China will this year hold its first large-scale military parade since 2009 to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, reports said on Tuesday, with one key goal described as being to "frighten Japan".