Jolie's 'Unbroken' to run in Japan despite nationalist backlash

Oct 23, 2015

Jolie's 'Unbroken' to run in Japan despite nationalist backlash

Angelina Jolie’s wartime-based movie “Unbroken” will finally be shown in Japan over a year after its release despite attempts from nationalists who blasted it as racist to prevent it being screened, a distributor said Thursday. The film, directed by Jolie, which depicts an American ...

POW-turned-Sen. McCain hosts Hanoi's top Communist

/ Jul 9, 2015

POW-turned-Sen. McCain hosts Hanoi's top Communist

Forty-seven years after getting shot down over Hanoi, where he would languish as a prisoner of war, John McCain shared images of his painful past Wednesday with an unlikely visitor: Vietnam’s Communist Party boss. Nguyen Phu Trong, the party’s first general secretary to visit ...

Jun 12, 2013

Aussie POW, 93, to receive A-bomb health-care certificate

The city of Nagasaki will issue a special health-care certificate usually reserved for U.S. A-bomb survivors to a former Australian prisoner of war, an official said Tuesday. A city official will visit 93-year-old hibakusha Allan Chick in Heyfield, Victoria, on June 19 to deliver ...

Last Aussie POW to survive A-bomb seeks health-care certificate

Apr 25, 2013

Last Aussie POW to survive A-bomb seeks health-care certificate

A former Australian prisoner of war, who survived the 1945 U.S. atomic bombing of Nagasaki will apply for a special hibakusha health-care certificate so he can receive medical allowances from Japan, a group supporting overseas A-bomb survivors said Wednesday. Allan Chick, 93, who lives ...