Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic "drove" ethnic cleansing during Bosnia`s bloody civil war, including some of the worst atrocities since World War II, the Yugoslav war crimes court heard on Monday.
Japan`s Foreign Ministry on Friday insisted there was no mystery behind human skulls stored at its consulate in Chicago for three months, saying officials were checking if they were the remains of WWII soldiers.
Chinese President Xi Jinping and all six other members of the Politburo Standing Committee, the country`s most powerful body, made a rare public appearance Wednesday to commemorate 69 years since Japan`s surrender at the end of World War II.
Six years to the day before the start of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, its top brass predict the Games will have as significant an impact as those of 1964, which marked Japan`s emergence as an economic power.
China began publishing "confessions" of 45 convicted Japanese World War II criminals on Thursday, officials said, in Beijing`s latest effort to highlight the past amid a territorial dispute between the two.
Japan took a step away on Tuesday from an American-drafted constitution that has long kept its military shackled, approving a plan to allow greater use of a force that was vanquished at the end of World War II.