Statue of Indian-origin British fighter pilot unveiled in UK

A statue of the longest surviving fighter pilot from a group of 24 Indians who had served in the British Royal Air Force during the Second World War has been unveiled in southeastern England.

Indian soldiers' bravery revisited on Haifa Day in Sydney

The Indian soldiers' valour as displayed in 1918 during first World War to free the Israeli city of Haifa was remembered in Australia Tuesday.

John F Kennedy's WWII letters sell at auction

A collection of letters John F Kennedy sent to the family of a lost PT-109 crewmate sold for USD 200,000 at an auction.

Peace rallies in Tripura on WW II's 75th anniversary

Massive peace rallies were organised in Left-ruled Tripura Monday on the 75th anniversary of the beginning of World War II, with people from all walks of life including politicians, lawmakers,and artists taking part.

Obama worst US President since World War II: Poll

Barack Obama is the worst US President since World War II, 33 per cent of Americans have said in a new poll released today which gave negative grades for him for his handling of key issues like the economy, foreign policy, terrorism, heatlhcare and environment.

Half Japanese voters oppose Abe`s security shift

Half of Japanese voters oppose dropping a ban that has kept the military from fighting abroad since World War Two, a survey showed on Monday, as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe readied a landmark shift in security policy that would ease the constraints of the pacifist constitution on the armed forces.

Japan`s wartime sex slavery a `terrible` violation: Barack Obama

The Japanese wartime system of sex slavery was a "terrible" violation of human rights and its victims need to be heard, US President Barack Obama said Friday in Seoul.

Japan mulls revision of comfort women apology

Japan is to consider revising its landmark apology for its wartime system of sex slavery, a top official said Monday, in a move likely to draw fury in South Korea and beyond.

George Clooney`s `The Monuments Men` delayed

The release date of Hollywood star George Clooney`s drama `The Monuments Men` has been pushed back to early 2014.

Nazi coding machine used in WWII up for grabs

A rare German coding machine used by the Nazis to send secret messages during the Second World War is expected to fetch up to 50,000 pounds at an auction here.

WW soldier`s memorial name spelling corrected after a century

Just imagine a century to correct a small spelling error.
It took British authorities 97 years to correct First World War soldier`s memorial name spelling error.

US man who helped get WWII photo published dies

A man who helped get a groundbreaking photograph of dead American soldiers published during World War II, has died, his son said. He was 94.

British team to search for 120 Spitfires in Myanmar

A team from Britain will fly to Myanmar to search for at least 124 Spitfire fighters that were buried in the country.

How a Soviet submariner stopped World War III!

For 13 days in October 1962, the world held its breath as the USSR and the USA were on the brink of a nuclear war.

‘World War III may erupt if Israel attacks Iran’

A top Iranian official has said a World War III may erupt if his country is attacked by Israel.

Stalin wanted to torture Nazis post-WWII: Book

Soviet leader Josef Stalin wanted
to torture Nazis in secret after WW II in revenge for Germany`s betrayal of Russia, a book has claimed.

Hitler’s Germany: Civilians killed camp survivors

A new book chronicles how German civilians murdered many concentration camp survivors.

US consul general appreciates cooperation by Indian govt, IAF

The cooperation of Indian govt, IAF and the state government with US defense teams searching for remains of US fighter plane pilots missing-in-action during WW II in Arunchal Pradesh was today appreciated by US Consul General.

Merkel, Sarkozy in first joint Armistice ceremony

French and German leaders joined together on Armistice Day for the first time to remember their war dead Wednesday, and pledged to work more closely together as partners in Europe.