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Mar 01, 2019
IAF Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman to return from Pakistan today: All you need to know about rights of a prisoner of warThe capture and detainment of Indian Air Force (IAF) Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman by Pakistan on Wednesday is being perceived as a turning point in the rising hostilities between the neighbours in the aftermath of the Pulwama terror attack in February.
Feb 27, 2019
IAF pilot in Pakistani custody: What are the Geneva Conventions and why are they significant for India?The Geneva Conventions are international treaties concerned with preventing or limiting the barbarity of armed conflicts.
Aug 27, 2018
John McCain’s Vietnamese jailer remembers ‘stubborn’ prisoner, says war veteran taught him EnglishIn the decades following the Vietnam War, McCain — who died Saturday at the age of 81 — forgave the enemies who once held him captive, and helped reconcile the two countries that today enjoy strong ties.
Nov 09, 2017
US team visits India to search for remains of personnel missing since World War IIInvestigators from the US Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) returned to India this week to search for remains of United States personnel missing since World War II.
Jul 20, 2015
70 years after World War 2, Japanese company Mitsubishi apologizes to US prisoners of warJapan's Mitsubishi Materials made a landmark apology on Sunday to US prisoners of war forced to work in its mines during World War II, seven decades after the conflict.
Oct 12, 2012
Nobel winner Mo likely to steer clear of China politicsChina's newest Nobel laureate, novelist Mo Yan, could use his new-found stature to make a subtle difference in the arena of freedom of speech in China, but he is more likely to keep his head down and avoid politics, his translator said.