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Oldest man in US, World War II veteran, dies at age 112: Report

Overton, who lived in Austin, Texas, died on Thursday at a rehabilitation home, said his cousin, Volma Overton Jr.

29 Dec 2018 9:54 AM

Globalisation’s ascent & a multi-polar world

Another interesting phenomena that started delineating itself concurrently was the separation of religious temporal authority from that of the state.

23 Dec 2018 12:05 AM

Audrey Hepburn had a secret life as a Nazi fighter

A new book shockingly reveals that Hollywood actress worked for the Dutch Resistance before gracing the silver screen.

29 Oct 2018 1:59 PM

Love in the time of war

Daman Singh speaks about setting World War II as the backdrop for her novel Kitty's War.

17 Oct 2018 12:52 AM

2 US WWII aircrash victims identified after N-E recovery

Tour operators of the region are of view that memories of World WarII can turn the region into a major tourist attraction.

13 Oct 2018 1:05 AM

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Survivor of newly found WWII shipwreck: 'So many' to rescue

Researchers confirmed the discovery with a remotely operated craft, which provided high definition video in real time

16 Aug 2018 2:45 PM

A rising from the shadows of war

The book ends on a sweet and romantic note, with Juliet and Dawsey (who is a pig farmer on the island), falling in love and getting married.

19 Jul 2018 12:09 AM

Twin brothers reunited 74 years after WWII death at Normandy

The two 19-year-olds from South Dakota (US), will rest in peace side-by-side at the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial in France.

19 Jun 2018 5:25 PM

World War II veteran will graduate over two decades after leaving college

Barger was a pilot in the Navy, enlisting after seeing an advertisement that said “join the Navy and get an education.”

30 Apr 2018 7:25 PM

Poland consigns communist-era monuments to dustbin of history

Dozens of communist monuments still stand across Poland and their removal has rankled Russia.

30 Apr 2018 4:36 PM

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WW-II era Amarda airstrip in Odisha cries for attention

Locals are demanding an extensive research to unearth the mystery of the bunker which now remains sealed.

29 Apr 2018 1:08 AM

German doctor warns physicians: Never again partake in atrocities

German medical doctors used radiation to forcibly sterilize 7,200 disabled women in the mid-1930s.

14 Mar 2018 5:52 PM

I, spy: New Manhattan attraction offers espionage history

The exhibition space is divided into different galleries for areas like encryption, deception, hacking, cyberwarfare, intelligence.

15 Feb 2018 1:30 PM

WWII bomb defused in Hong Kong after thousands evacuated

It was the second time within a week that an American bomb dropped during WWII had been discovered.

01 Feb 2018 5:16 PM

S Korean Prez says sex slave deal with Japan flawed amid victims’ grievances

Thousands of women were sent to front-line military brothels to provide sex to Japanese soldiers during World War II.

28 Dec 2017 12:04 PM

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Ukraine, Poland meet, attempt to end post-WWII hostility

‘Introducing peacekeepers will bring an end to armed conflict between Ukranians and Russians,’ says visiting President Andrzej Duda.

14 Dec 2017 1:31 PM

On its 76th anniversary, Pearl Harbor survivors remember fellow servicemen

About 20 survivors attended the event at a grassy spot overlooking the harbour and the USS Arizona Memorial.

08 Dec 2017 5:13 PM

It’s time to treat India as a N-weapons state

On August 6, 1945, Hiroshima was devastated and three days later, on August 9, Nagasaki was decimated.

25 Nov 2017 4:56 AM

Holocaust survivor reunites with newly discovered nephew

The rate of reunions has trickled significantly in recent years as elderly survivors have passed away.

20 Nov 2017 7:38 PM

Confident of progress in amending Japan’s constitution: Shinzo Abe

Abe wants to change the wording of the document to affirm Japan's right to have a full-fledged military.

17 Nov 2017 7:13 PM

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