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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.