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Dec 18, 2018
Japan approves 5-year defence plan to counter China; Shinzo Abe govt set to buy aircraft carriers, dozens of fighter jetsJapan prime minister Shinzo Abe defended his govt's new 5-year-plan to upgrade its military, saying efforts are necessary given growing defence challenges in the region, particularly 'strong concerns' about the expansion of China's military footprint
Oct 17, 2018
The Aftermath trailer: Keira Knightley, Alexander Skarsgard have a passionate affair in post-WWII GermanyThe Aftermath, featuring Keira Knightley, is based on a novel of the same name by Rhidian Brook.
Aug 09, 2018
Patrick Wilson joins Luke Evans in Roland Emmerich’s World War II action film MidwayMidway is based on the true events from the Battle of Midway which was a decisive naval battle in the Pacific Theater of World War II
Jul 17, 2018
Release date for Ben Kingsley's historical spy thriller Operation Finale advanced to 29 AugustOperation Finale is about the hunt and capture of the notorious Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann in Argentina in the '60s.
May 01, 2018
Mel Gibson to direct Destroyer, thriller set during World War II, based on the Battle of OkinawaMel Gibson will helm Destroyer, which tells the story of American naval ship USS Laffey.
Mar 20, 2018
Black Panther star Michael B Jordan set to produce Warner Bros' WWII drama The LiberatorsJordan will produce the film through his company Outlier Society Productions with Safehouse Pictures.
Jan 04, 2018
Aharon Appelfeld, esteemed Israeli novelist and Holocaust survivor, dies at 85Appelfeld was born in Romania before the rise of the Nazis, lost his mother in the mass murder of Jews during World War II and was only reunited with his father 20 years later.
Sep 06, 2017
'I'm off to war': French Order of Liberation vet remembers WWIIIn 1940, General de Gaulle created the 'Order of the Liberation', 1,038 men and women who would fight to free France from Nazi rule in World War II. Among those, only 11 are alive today. At 97 years old, former member of the French resistance and politician Hubert Germain offers an increasingly-rare first hand account of his experiences.
May 29, 2017
Ex-Greek PM Constantine Mitsotakis dies at 98; was country's longest-serving parliamentarianEx Greek prime minister Constantine Mitsotakis, an early proponent of austerity cuts Greece eventually had to adopt during the economic crisis, died aged 98
Apr 13, 2016
Carter visits India: New Delhi returns bone fragments of US servicemen from WWII crash siteAsh 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.