World War II

Poland demands USD 1.3 trillion reparations for WWII from Germany

Poland’s right-wing government argues that the country which was the war’s first victim has not been fully compensated by neighboring Germany.

published on : 1st September 2022

The real wizard of war: Jasper Maskelyne

A fantastical account of the exploits of Jasper Maskelyne, a magician who changed the course of World War II.

published on : 24th July 2022

Former Nazi guard, 101, jailed for aiding murder during World War II

The Neuruppin Regional Court sentenced him to five years in prison for 3,518 counts of accessory to murder on Tuesday for serving at the Nazis' Sachsenhausen concentration camp during WW II.

published on : 28th June 2022

Freedom over time

In Sebastian Meise’s Great Freedom-streaming on MUBI-Franz Rogowski plays Hans Hoffman, imprisoned for being gay under Paragraph 175 in post-World War II Germany.

published on : 16th June 2022

Patriotism, unease mix as Russia marks Victory Day in World War II

At first glance, preparations for Monday's celebration of Victory Day, marking the defeat of Nazi Germany in 1945, seem to be the same as ever.

published on : 8th May 2022

Top Russian diplomat warns Ukraine against provoking WWIII

Previously, the US position had been that the goal of American military aid was to help Ukraine win and to defend Ukraine's NATO neighbours against Russian threats.

published on : 26th April 2022

Japan says disputed islands ''illegally occupied by Russia'' 

A lighthouse near Yuzhno-Kurilsk on Kunashiri Island, one of the Kuril Chain, known as the Northern Territories in Japan. ( Photo | AP)

published on : 22nd April 2022

Tony Goldwyn latest to join cast of Christopher Nolan’s Oppenheimer

Nolan will write and direct Oppenheimer with Emma Thomas and Charles Rovan co-producing it.

published on : 25th March 2022

UN seeks $4.27 billion in appeal for war-ravaged Yemen

The conflict has in recent years become a regional proxy war that has killed more than 150,000 people, including over 14. 500 civilians.

published on : 16th March 2022

US President Joe Biden warns direct NATO-Russia clash would trigger 'World War III'

At the request of Russia, the UN Security Council is holding an emergency meeting Friday on the alleged manufacture of biological weapons in Ukraine.

published on : 12th March 2022

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov accuses West of fixating on 'nuclear war'

Lavrov also compared the United States to French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte and German dictator Adolf Hitler.

published on : 3rd March 2022

Third World War will involve nuclear weapons, be disastrous: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov

According to Lavrov, US President Joe Biden is an experienced man, who had said earlier that the only alternative to war sanctions.

published on : 2nd March 2022

Berlin Airlift remembered, key moment in Cold War

Among the invited guests of honor was 98-year-old U.S. pilot Gail Halvorsen, who dropped hundreds of boxes of candy on tiny parachutes into West Berlin during the blockade.

published on : 12th May 2019

Paris: Louvre Museum displays art looted by Nazis in World War II, hopes to find owners

More than 45,000 objects have been handed back to their rightful owners after the war, but more than 2,000 remain unclaimed, including 296 paintings stored at the Louvre.

published on : 30th January 2018

Enjoyed being treated normally on Dunkirk set: Harry Styles

Singer-turned-actor Harry Styles says he found it "refreshing" not to be treated differently on the set of "Dunkirk".

published on : 23rd July 2017

Review: Riveting 'Dunkirk' is Nolan's, and year's, best

"Dunkirk " is not a typical war movie.

published on : 18th July 2017