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50,000 evacuated in Germany over unexploded WWII bombs

May 08, 2017 - 12:35 AM

Local authorities arrange sports, cultural, and leisure activities for residents affected by the evacuation

50,000 evacuated in Germany over unexploded WWII bombs

Greek troops defuse WWII bomb after mass evacuation

Feb 12, 2017 - 9:35 PM

(UPDATED) Around 70,000 people evacuate ahead of the operation to defuse the bomb

Greek troops defuse WWII bomb after mass evacuation

South Korea offers Tokyo-funded money to 'comfort women'

Aug 25, 2016 - 7:50 PM

Some of the women immediately reject the offer, taking issue with Japan's refusal to accept formal legal responsibility

South Korea offers Tokyo-funded money to 'comfort women'

Book takes girl's story from Quiapo to Makati gallery

Apr 26, 2016 - 9:30 AM

'Those in the know see Quiapo in a different light: as a haven for strong-hearted, hardworking individuals tenaciously trying to overcome life’s obstacles for their dreams.'

Book takes girl's story from Quiapo to Makati gallery

Should Japan apologize for WWII?

Aug 29, 2015 - 7:01 PM

'We should always remember what happened in the past, otherwise we repeat the errors'

Should Japan apologize for WWII?

Japan PM apologetic over WWII, but says next generation not obliged

Aug 14, 2015 - 5:48 PM

(UPDATED) Prime Minister Shinzo Abe claims the country has repeatedly expressed 'heartfelt apology' for its actions during the war

Japan PM apologetic over WWII, but says next generation not obliged

Nagasaki marks 70th anniversary of atomic bombing

Aug 09, 2015 - 8:49 AM

(UPDATED) Bells toll and tens of thousands of people observe a minute's silence at 11:02 am local time (0202 GMT), the exact moment the blast devastated the port city on August 9, 1945

Nagasaki marks 70th anniversary of atomic bombing

Dozens injured after blast in German WWII bunker

Aug 04, 2015 - 8:33 PM

Hundreds of Nazi-era bunkers remain scattered across German cities, where they are often the only buildings to survive Allied bombing raids that destroyed surrounding neighbourhoods

Dozens injured after blast in German WWII bunker

Aquino orders report on WWII 'comfort women'

Jun 05, 2015 - 1:04 PM

'They are our mothers, our sisters, our aunts. It is really incumbent upon our government to take care of our own,' the Philippine president says

Aquino orders report on WWII 'comfort women'

New hope for unlisted Fil-Am WWII veterans?

Feb 03, 2015 - 11:30 PM

Thousands of Fil-Am veterans did not add their names to the US' list of soldiers "for fear that the enemy would obtain roster lists and retaliate against them"

New hope for unlisted Fil-Am WWII veterans?

Thousands evacuated after WWII bomb found in French city

Nov 23, 2014 - 8:50 PM

The 250-kilogram (550-pound) bomb was found near the city's town hall during the building of a new metro line in the capital of the Brittany region of western France, mayor Nathalie Appere says

Thousands evacuated after WWII bomb found in French city

China marks WWII victory over Japan

Sep 03, 2014 - 9:30 PM

The ceremony was the first since Beijing earlier this year declared September 3 as a national day to mark Japan's defeat

China marks WWII victory over Japan

Nagasaki marks 69th anniversary of US atomic bombing

Aug 09, 2014 - 2:50 PM

Crowds gather to remember the more than 70,000 people who died in the initial blast or from after-effects in the months and years following the bombing

Nagasaki marks 69th anniversary of US atomic bombing

Documents show Japan complicit in WWII sex slavery: activists

Jun 02, 2014 - 10:02 PM

The documents say that wartime brothels were maintained as official military facilities, and that a chief military police officer used his official budget to cover up the fact that he had recruited "comfort women"

Documents show Japan complicit in WWII sex slavery: activists

Japan, S. Korea to discuss 'comfort women' before Obama visit

Apr 13, 2014 - 7:47 PM

The issue will be discussed by the two governments in "intensive discussions" to improve conditions surrounding relations, the Japanese foreign ministry said in a statement

Japan, S. Korea to discuss 'comfort women' before Obama visit

FAST FACTS: Araw ng Kagitingan

Apr 09, 2014 - 5:01 PM

Here are 9 important facts you should know about the 'Day of Valor'

FAST FACTS: Araw ng Kagitingan

Death marches in world history

Apr 09, 2014 - 12:05 PM

The Bataan Death March, commemorated every April 9, is not unique to Philippine history. Here are a few other similar tragedies in world history.

Death marches in world history

Man known as sailor in iconic WWII kissing photo dies

Mar 17, 2014 - 5:31 PM

Glenn McDuffie, known as the kissing sailor in the memorable WWII photo, waited over 60 years to be recognized

Man known as sailor in iconic WWII kissing photo dies

Clooney directs A-listers to work for cheap in 'Monuments Men'

Feb 06, 2014 - 11:06 AM

George Clooney persuades some of his fellow A-listers to take big pay cuts to appear in the "The Monuments Men

Clooney directs A-listers to work for cheap in 'Monuments Men'

Clooney Nazi art thriller due at Berlin film fest: organizers

Nov 09, 2013 - 9:32 AM

George Clooney stars in "The Monuments Men" a nazi-era art thriller due early next year

Clooney Nazi art thriller due at Berlin film fest: organizers

PH: Be cautious on 'comfort women' issues

May 15, 2013 - 5:15 PM

DFA Spokesman Raul Hernandez reminds Japanese authorities to 'be more circumspect' after Osaka Mayor Hashimoto said that 'comfort women' was 'necessary' during the war

PH: Be cautious on 'comfort women' issues

Oldest Filipino World War II vet dies at 111

Sep 05, 2012 - 10:51 PM

Alfonso Fabros, who fought with US and Filipino forces against the Japanese in Bataan, died of pneumonia a few months after finally receiving recognition for his wartime service