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  • Painting in Dutch royal collection was Nazi loot: official report 14 hours 10 minutes ago

    The Dutch Royal Family owns a painting by a Dutch master that was looted during by the Nazis during Germany's occupation of the Netherlands in World War Two, according to a report published on Tuesday. "One painting was found where there were indications of involuntary loss of possession during the German...
  • Sad and shocking: Syrian child mistakes camera for a gun, holds her hand up in surrender 2 days ago

    In a heartbreaking incident, photojournalist Nadia AbuShaban tweeted a photo of a child in Syria holding her hands up in surrender. She mistakenly felt that the photojournalist was holding a gun instead of a camera. The photo reflects the reality of the strife-torn country where children witness weapons and guns...
  • US' war on terror kills over 80,000 people in Pakistan: Report 3 days ago

    Islamabad: More than 80,000 Pakistanis, including over 48,000 civilians, have been killed in the decade-long US-led war against terror in the country, according to a new report. The report titled "Body Count: Casualty Figures after 10 Years of the War on Terror" was released by the Nobel Prize-winning International Physicians...
  • Japan Prime Minister not to attend China's war parade: report 1 week ago

    Tokyo: Japan's prime minister is set to rebuff a prickly invitation to a Chinese military parade, a report said on Wednesday, as the former World War II enemies jockey over the telling of their shared history. Tokyo has not officially replied to Beijing's comments on the march, being held to mark...
  • Unexploded World War II bomb triggers evacuation in London March 24, 2015

    London: An unexploded World War II bomb weighing 454 kg found on a building site near London's famous Tower Bridge on Monday led to hundreds of people being evacuated from their homes in the area. Roads were closed from the Victorian landmark and residents were escorted out after builders unearthed...
  • Army conducts fire power display at Pokhran marking centenary celebrations of participation in World War I March 21, 2015

    Jaipur: The Indian Army conducted a fire power display at Pokhran in Jaisalmer district of Rajasthan marking the centenary celebrations of its participation in the first World War. Showcasing the Army's capabilities, proficiency and preparedness, the 'Fire Power Display' was held on Friday at the Pokhran field firing range and involved...
  • Hope to be heard during inquiry on alleged war crimes: Former Sri Lankan Army Chief Gen Fonseka March 19, 2015

    Former Sri Lankan Army chief General Sarath Fonseka who demolished the LTTE said that he hopes to be heard when the inquiry on alleged war crimes happens otherwise it will be a one sided inquiry. He added that the commander cannot be punished for the crimes of individuals. ...
  • World War 1: A 100 years on and India's forgotten soldiers March 15, 2015

    For almost a Century, it has been India's forgotten war. A 100 years ago, as many as 15 lakh soldiers from India participated in the war. As the world is celebrating 100 years of the World War 1, CNN-IBN appreciates the colonial soldiers of the allied forces and their contribution...
  • Here are 10 things that you probably didn't know about Adolf Hitler March 12, 2015

    Everyone remembers Adolf Hitler as the genocidal dictator from World War II, and not without reason of course. As the Chancellor of Germany, Hitler was responsible for war, destruction, and the cold blooded murder of millions of Jewish people.But what we probably did not know, was that Hitler was the...
  • PM Modi to inaugurate rail track destroyed in Lankan civil war March 11, 2015

    Colombo: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate a railway track that was destroyed during the civil war in Sri Lanka and has been re-built with India's assistance during his visit in Colombo this week. India's state-owned Ircon International Limited conducted test runs on Wednesday on the rebuilt rail line as the...
  • Indian armed forces can tackle designs of terror outfits, says President March 10, 2015

    New Delhi: Admiring the courage and sacrifice of 1.5 million Indian soldiers during the World War 1, President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday said Indian armed forces today is capable tackling the "pernicious designs" of terror outfits. Inaugurating the commemorative exhibition on the theme "India and World War-I", Mukherjee said Indian...
  • PM Modi pays homage to World War 1 martyrs March 10, 2015

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday paid homage to World War 1 martyrs. As many as 15 lakh volunteers from India participated in the war. ...
  • President to inaugurate exhibition to highlight Indian Army's contribution in World War 1 March 10, 2015

    New Delhi: As the Indian Army is commemorating 100 years of World War 1, President Pranab Mukherjee will be inaugurating the first of its kind exhibition on Tuesday evening. The exhibition displays 13 operations that the Indian Corps participated in, from the Western Front in France to Mesopotamia and China. The...
  • China says progress being made on India border talks March 8, 2015

    Beijing: Progress is being made on drawn-out border talks with India, China's foreign minister said on Sunday, likening the process to climbing a mountain that becomes harder the closer to the summit you get. The neighbouring giants have had numerous rounds of talks over the years without making much apparent process,...
  • Vintage plane Harrison Ford crashed was well-restored, official says March 7, 2015

    Los Angeles: Actor Harrison Ford was piloting a World War Two vintage plane that had been restored to a high standard when he crash landed at a Los Angeles golf course after reporting an engine failure, a federal investigator said on Friday. Moments after Ford took off in his 1942 single-engine...
  • 'Star Wars' movies to be retold on 'Lego' limited TV series March 2, 2015

    Los Angeles: The 'Star Wars' movie saga will be retold on an animated limited TV series 'Lego Star Wars: Droid Tales' that will air later this year. Disney XD has announced that it acquired 'Lego Star Wars: Droid Tales' that will air later this year, before the new instalment, 'Star Wars:...
  • Spock's ears: A pointy trademark for Leonard Nimoy March 1, 2015

    Los Angeles: Leonard Nimoy, who died Friday at age 83, likely had the most famous lobes in Hollywood. As the logical half-human, half-alien Mr. Spock in "Star Trek," his pointy Vulcan appendages became a signature - and a nuisance - for the actor. Here's a few facts about those iconic...
  • Leonard Nimoy, the charismatic Spock of 'Star Trek,' dies February 28, 2015

    Los Angeles: Actor Leonard Nimoy, who played the extraterrestrial Mr. Spock in the sci-fi TV series and movie saga 'Star Trek,' died on Friday at his home in Bel Air, Los Angeles, of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, his family said. He was 83. Nimoy announced he was suffering from the lung...
  • Russia has lied about its activities in Ukraine: John Kerry February 25, 2015

    Washington: Accusing Russia of "lying" about its activities in Ukraine, US Secretary of State John Kerry said Moscow is engaged in the most overt and extensive propaganda exercise since the very height of the Cold War. Asked if Russia is lying when it says that there are no Russian weapons...
  • Anthony Mackie convicted of driving under influence February 22, 2015

    New York: 'The Captain America: Civil War' actor Anthony Mackie has been convicted of driving under influence in November 2013. Mackie, 36, was found guilty of the violation and sentenced to complete a drunken driving program and pay fines after a bench trial in Manhattan Criminal Court, reported the New York...
  • Bangladesh gives death sentence to 1971 war collaborator February 18, 2015

    Dhaka: A special tribunal dealing with war crimes involving Bangladesh's 1971 independence war has convicted and sentenced a leading war collaborator to death for crimes including mass killing, arson and looting. The head judge of a three-member panel, Obaidul Hasan, delivered the verdict on Wednesday in a packed courtroom in the...
  • Lupita Nyong'o: I use makeup to adorn myself and not to hide myself February 13, 2015

    Los Angeles: Actress Lupita Nyong'o says there was a time when she was banned from wearing any makeup. Known for her striking red carpet appearances, in which her use of vibrant lip colours and her colourful smoky eyes, are a winner, has spoken out about a strict beauty ban in her...
  • Microsoft, Samsung settle contract dispute over patents February 10, 2015

    San Francisco: Microsoft and Samsung Electronics have settled a contract dispute over patent royalties, though terms of the settlement are confidential, Microsoft said in a statement on Monday. Microsoft sued Samsung last year in a federal court in New York, accusing Samsung of breaching a collaboration agreement by initially refusing to...
  • China to hold a massive military parade to 'frighten Japan', says report January 27, 2015

    Beijing: China will this year hold its first large-scale military parade since 2009 to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, reports said on Tuesday, with one key goal described as being to "frighten Japan". Communist China generally shies away from the vast annual demonstrations of military...
  • Soha Ali Khan-Kunal Khemu wedding: The actress shares her 'last' selfie as a 'single lady' on Twitter January 25, 2015

    Actress Soha Ali Khan, who married Kunal Khemu today, posted her a photo before her wedding today. Take a look. ...
  • 'Star Wars 7' is made by fans, says Mark Hamill January 19, 2015

    London: Actor Mark Hamill has suggested that the major difference between 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' and the original trilogy is that the new film is being made by "fans". Hamill, who starred in the first trilogy as Luke Skywalker, has explained that he has been intrigued by the sequel's development...
  • World War I: India's forgotten heroes January 18, 2015

    A 100 years ago more than 1.3 million Indian men fought in the bloodiest battle in living history. 74,187 of them died in the war that wasn't even ours. But their individual bravery , unsurpassed courage and sheer unselfishness made the world look at India with a newfound respect. Those...
  • In pics: The pomp and show of Army Day 2015 January 16, 2015

    The Indian Army celebrated the Army Day on January 15 with pomp and show. The ceremony showcased the strength and valour of the Army in the times of war and peace....
  • India will give a befitting reply to end Pakistan proxy war, says Manohar Parrikar January 14, 2015

    Lucknow: Defence Minister Manohar Parikkar sent a tough message to Pakistan and said if Islamabad does not end its proxy war, then India will give a befitting reply and added that results of counter-operations will be visible in next six months. Parrikar said, "We want peace with Pakistan but they cannot...
  • World War 1 memorabilia exhibition opens in Delhi January 12, 2015

    New Delhi: Photographs, videos, memorabalia and several belongings of about seven lakh Indian soldiers who served in the First World War are on display in an exhibition that opened on Monday. The month-long exhibition titled "India and the First World War," was inaugurated by Secretary, Culture Ministry, Ravinder Singh. Among the items...