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North Korea takes potshots at Barack Obama, calls his Hiroshima visit 'hypocrisy'

May 27, 2016

North Korea takes potshots at Barack Obama, calls his Hiroshima visit 'hypocrisy'

Nuclear-armed North Korea has ridiculed US President Barack Obama's visit to Hiroshima as the "childish" diplomatic ploy of a "nuclear war fanatic." #Obama #World #Barack Obama #US #NewsTracker #North Korea #World War II #Hiroshima
US President Obama set to make history with Hiroshima visit

May 27, 2016

US President Obama set to make history with Hiroshima visit

President Barack Obama is set to make history on Friday as he travels to Hiroshima more than seven decades after the end of World War II . #Japan #US #NewsTracker #World War II #Hiroshima #President Barack Obama #Little Boy
'Moment is right': Barack Obama ready to face historic, haunted ground of Hiroshima

May 27, 2016

'Moment is right': Barack Obama ready to face historic, haunted ground of Hiroshima

Convinced that the time for this moment is right at last, President Barack Obama on Friday will become the first American president to confront the historic and haunted ground of Hiroshima. #Barack Obama #Japan #NewsTracker #TheySaidIt #World War II #US President #Hiroshima #Shinzo Abe #G7 meet
G7 Summit: Obama's historic visit to Hiroshima 'will honour those who were lost in WWII'

May 26, 2016

G7 Summit: Obama's historic visit to Hiroshima 'will honour those who were lost in WWII'

Barack Obama's historic visit to Hiroshima this week "will honour all those who were lost in World War II" the US president said on Wednesday, hours after arriving in Japan for a Group of Seven summit. #Barack Obama #NewsTracker #World War II #Hiroshima #Shinzo Abe #G7 summit #Group of Seven
Hiroshima hopes Barack Obama's visit will revitalise anti-nuclear push

May 11, 2016

Hiroshima hopes Barack Obama's visit will revitalise anti-nuclear push

Barack Obama's trip to Hiroshima this month is a chance for him to see how the city suffered after its atomic bombing, and to renew his push for global nuclear disarmament, local officials said Wednesday. #Barack Obama #Japan #NewsTracker #World War II #Hiroshima #Shinzo Abe
Barack Obama to become first US president to visit Hiroshima

May 10, 2016

Barack Obama to become first US president to visit Hiroshima

The announcement comes after months of rumours in the US and Japan that Obama would make a visit to the city devastated in the final days of World War II. #Barack Obama #Japan #NewsTracker #World War II #Hawaii #Hiroshima #Nagasaki #Pearl Harbour
Seventy years on: What could trials against Nazi guards from World War II hope to achieve?

May 06, 2016

Seventy years on: What could trials against Nazi guards from World War II hope to achieve?

Last week a former Auschwitz guard apologised during his trial. But why are such trials still going on in Germany, 70 years after World War II ended and what can they achieve? #ConnectTheDots #Germany #Poland #World War II #Nazi #Holocaust #Auschwitz #SS guard #Detmold #Reinhold Hanning #John Demjanjuk
UN to hold first World Humanitarian Summit; 80 countries to attend conclave

May 03, 2016

UN to hold first World Humanitarian Summit; 80 countries to attend conclave

Some 80 countries so far are planning to attend the first-ever World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul this month to re-think how to confront global crises, the UN aid chief said Monday. #United Nations #NewsTracker #World War II #Daniel Craig #Michael Douglas #Forest Whitaker #UN aid #World Humanitarian Summit
In what would be a symbolic move, Obama plans to visit Hiroshima after G7 summit

Apr 22, 2016

In what would be a symbolic move, Obama plans to visit Hiroshima after G7 summit

President Barack Obama will go to the atom-bombed city of Hiroshima after a G7 summit in Japan next month, the Nikkei business daily reported Friday, in what would be a first for a sitting US leader. #White House #Barack Obama #NewsTracker #Nobel Peace Prize #World War II #Hiroshima #US Secretary of State #John Kerry #Shinzo Abe #G7 summit
Carter visits India: New Delhi returns bone fragments of US servicemen from WWII crash site

Apr 13, 2016

Carter visits India: New Delhi returns bone fragments of US servicemen from WWII crash site

Ash Carter, who has been travelling in India, watched as the remains were placed in the caskets and loaded onto a C-17 aircraft for the flight home. #India #US #Arunachal Pradesh #NewsTracker #Pentagon #World War II #WWII #Ashton Carter #world war #Greg Lynch #POW/MIA Accounting Agency #B-24 #Hot As Hell