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Indian Army patrol team discovers wreckage of World War II US aircraft in Arunachal Pradesh's Roing

The patrol moved cross-country for 30 km in thick jungles and snow covered areas for eight days to trace out the wreckage.

Apr 04, 2019, 13:50 PM IST

5W1H: Day 2 of Kulbhushan Jadhav case hearing at International Court of Justice

The hearings on Kulbhushan Jadhav case started from Monday which saw both India and Pakistan presenting their arguments before the top UN court, which was set up after World War II to resolve international disputes. Watch this video to know more.

Feb 19, 2019, 17:04 PM IST

French WWII hero Georges Loinger, who saved hundreds of Jewish children, dies aged 108

Born in Strasbourg to a Jewish family in 1910, Loingner was a talented athlete.

Dec 31, 2018, 16:18 PM IST

Germany agrees to compensate those who fled Nazis as children

Germany recently agreed to a one-time compensation to all those who fled the Nazis as children during the late 1930s and the 1940s.

Dec 17, 2018, 17:34 PM IST

Radhika Apte is magical: Stana Katic

"Castle" star Stana Katic, who will be seen sharing screen space with Radhika Apte in a World War II spy drama, says the Indian actress is magical.

Dec 09, 2018, 14:27 PM IST

World War 2 bomb forces mass evacuation in central Berlin

Trains, trams, buses and even some flights at the city`s Tegel airport will be halted when a police bomb squad starts defusing the British 500-kilogramme (1,100-pound) bomb unearthed on a building site.

Apr 20, 2018, 08:43 AM IST

Acquired from scrap, restored Dakota to join IAF fleet in March

A fully-refurbished World War II-era Dakota is all set to be flown to India next month, to become a proud possession of the IAF. The plane, which underwent a six-year-long restoration in the UK, will join the vintage fleet at the Hindon Air Base in Uttar Pradesh.

Feb 13, 2018, 17:48 PM IST

London airport to reopen after WWII bomb removed

  London City Airport was due to reopen today after the removal of a World War II bomb which had been discovered close to the runway.

Feb 13, 2018, 09:44 AM IST

EU-Africa summit seeks jobs, stability for exploding population

More than 80 African and European leaders will gather in the Ivory Coast today to promote jobs and stability for Africa's exploding population, with some calling for a new "Marshall Plan."

Nov 29, 2017, 14:56 PM IST

Japan's Abe vows to bolster defense amid North Korea threat

He promised concrete action to respond to what he called "escalating provocations" by North Korea.

Nov 17, 2017, 15:05 PM IST

Donald Trump passes tricky protocol test with Japanese emperor

To bow or not to bow: That was the question when US President Donald Trump held a closely watched meet-and-greet with the Japanese emperor laden with potential protocol pitfalls.

Nov 06, 2017, 08:38 AM IST

Russia likens US coalition bombing of Raqa to WWII Dresden

Russia on Sunday accused the US-led coalition in Syria of having flattened Raqa with a Dresden-like bombing campaign and masking the destruction with a rush of humanitarian aid.

Oct 22, 2017, 14:47 PM IST

Did US intelligence agency try to protect Mahatma Gandhi: PIL raises question in SC

Did OSS try to protect Mahatma Gandhi - This question has been raised before the Supreme Court.

Oct 01, 2017, 14:58 PM IST

Remarks by President Donald Trump to the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly

  Mr. Secretary General, Mr. President, world leaders, and distinguished delegates:  Welcome to New York.  It is a profound honor to stand here in my home city, as a representative of the American people, to address the people of the world. 

Sep 20, 2017, 06:53 AM IST

70,000 evacuated in Frankfurt to defuse World War II bomb

The bomb, which was dropped by the British during Allied bombing campaigns, is an aerial mine HC 4000, weighing 1.4 tonnes, reports Efe news.

Sep 03, 2017, 12:07 PM IST

Thousands evacuated as Germany tackles huge WWII bombs

Around 21,000 people had to leave the area in Koblenz as the 500-kilogramme bomb was successfully defused, before the fire brigade allowed residents to return to their homes.

Sep 03, 2017, 00:00 AM IST

Wreckage of US warship found after 70 years

The Indianapolis sank in 12 minutes, making it impossible for it to send a distress signal or deploy life-saving equipment, CNN quoted. 

 

Aug 20, 2017, 15:15 PM IST

Nagasaki commemorates 72nd anniversary of Atomic bombing

The Japanese city Nagasaki on Wednesday marked the 72nd anniversary of the US atomic bombing during World War II, with Mayor Tomihisa Taue insisting that Tokyo joins a treaty to ban nuclear weapons.

Aug 09, 2017, 14:17 PM IST

Remains of Swiss couple who went missing 75 years ago, recovered in Alps glacier

The couple were heading to to feed their cows in a field near the village of Chandolin in Switzerland.

Jul 19, 2017, 15:54 PM IST

Japan protests South Korea's 'comfort women' heritage bid

The reaction comes after Seoul's gender equality minister yesterday expressed support for efforts to include the papers in the "Memory of the World" register of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO).

Jul 11, 2017, 16:03 PM IST