Imperial Couple arrive in Philippines

Jan 26, 2016

Imperial Couple arrive in Philippines

Emperor Akihito says Japan must remember the tremendous loss of life in the Philippines during World War II as he and Empress Michiko start a four-day visit to the Southeast Asian country.

India declassifies files on death of independence leader

Jan 23, 2016

India declassifies files on death of independence leader

India’s government on Saturday started declassifying secret files to settle questions over the death of Subhash Chandra Bose, a Congress Party leader who formed a national army to fight British colonial rulers with the help of the Japanese in the 1940s. Prime Minister Narendra ...

'Mein Kampf' published in Germany for the first time since WWII

Jan 9, 2016

'Mein Kampf' published in Germany for the first time since WWII

An annotated edition of “Mein Kampf,” Adolf Hitler’s notorious manifesto, went on sale in Germany on Friday for the first time since the end of World War II, with many hoping that its publication will help demystify the book and debunk the Nazi leader’s ...