ARTICLES RELATING TO WORLD WAR II

Obama to honour 4 who protected Jews during Holocaust

2016-01-27 10:21

President Barack Obama is honouring two Americans and a Polish couple for risking their lives to protect Jews during the Holocaust.

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China kicked off a huge military ceremony marking the 70th anniversary of Japan's defeat in World War II. View pics of the

China kicked off a huge military ceremony marking the 70th anniversary of Japan's defeat in World War II. View pics of the

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S Korea's Park thanks China for help easing tension with North

2015-09-02 14:36

South Korean President Park Geun-hye thanked China for help in defusing recent tension with North Korea that had pushed the neighbours to the brink of an armed conflict.

Queen Elizabeth to begin Germany state visit

2015-06-23 13:16

Queen Elizabeth II is leaving on a state visit to Germany that will include her first trip to a former concentration camp site.

Japan PM's wife visits controversial shrine

2015-05-22 12:07

Japan's first lady has visited the Yasukuni shrine honouring the country's war dead, including convicted war criminals, in a move that risks outraging neighbouring countries that suffered under Japan's WWII aggression.

Nazi 'poster baby' turns out to be Jewish

2014-07-08 15:37

A US Jewish woman has presented the Yad Vashem memorial to the Holocaust with a magazine cover of her as a baby that the Nazis had used as an Aryan poster child.

 

Poles furious after Russia blames them for starting WWII

2015-09-26 16:36

The Russian ambassador to Poland has sparked outrage for putting some of the blame for World War II on Poland, creating a new spat amid deepening tensions between the Slavic nations.

China celebrates 70 years since victory over Japan

2015-09-03 10:12

China has kicked off a huge military ceremony marking the 70th anniversary of Japan's defeat in World War II as major Western leaders stayed away.

Japan releases master recording of emperor's war-end speech

2015-08-02 13:45

The master recording of Emperor Hirohito's speech announcing Japan's World War II surrender has been brought back to life in digital form ahead of the 70th anniversary of the end of the war.

Watchdog says ex-Nazis got $20.2 million in Social Security

2015-05-31 18:50

A government watchdog says former Nazis have collected $20.2 million in US Social Security benefits.

Germany marks 'liberation' from Nazis 70 years on

2015-05-08 13:17

Germany celebrated its "liberation" from the Nazis 70 years ago, with the speaker of parliament Norbert Lammert hailing the willingness of the country's neighbours to forgive.

Hong Kong police dismantle 'biggest' WWII bomb

2014-02-07 12:46

Hong Kong police have successfully dismantled the largest World War II bomb yet found in the city after its discovery on a construction site prompted the evacuation of 2 260 people.

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