World War 2: News

World War II was a global war that was started in 1939. It went for six years, ending in 1945. After Hitler invaded Poland on 1st September, 1939, France and Britain declared World War II. The great powers of the world formed two opposing military alliances, the Allies and the Axis. The war resulted in massacres, genocide, strategic bombing, starvation and disease

03 Feb 2024


5 dark tourism sites across the globe

Dark tourism refers to the phenomenon of visiting places that are associated with tragedy, or historical atrocities.

10 Jan 2024

Music Industry

Why rapper Skepta took down 'Gas Me Up' artwork—controversy explained

UK rapper Skepta recently faced criticism for the cover art of his forthcoming single Gas Me Up (Diligent), which some argued resembled Holocaust imagery.

US developing nuclear weapon capable of killing 300,000 people: Report

The United States (US) is developing a nuclear bomb that can reportedly kill more than 300,000 people if detonated.

20 Oct 2023

Steven Spielberg

'Schindler's List' to 'Dunkirk': Best Hollywood World War II movies

World War II stands as one of the most pivotal and tumultuous periods in modern history, shaping the destiny of nations and individuals alike.

19 Oct 2023

Web Series

'Combat!' to 'Band of Brothers': Shows based on war

Delving deep into the core of human conflict and valor are the war-based shows.

08 Oct 2023

Indian Air Force

Air Force Day: IAF gets new ensign after 72 years

The Indian Air Force (IAF) unveiled its new ensign on Sunday at the annual Air Force Day parade in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh, marking the first time in 72 years that it has updated its emblem.

25 Sep 2023


Trudeau slammed for Canadian Parliament's standing ovation to Nazi veteran

Canada's leader of the opposition, Pierre Poilievre, has slammed Prime Minister Justin Trudeau accusing him of personally meeting and honoring Yaroslav Hunka (98), a Nazi who participated in the genocide of Jews, in the Canadian Parliament.

19 Sep 2023

Narendra Modi

Modi to walk to new Parliament with copy of Constitution

As India celebrates Ganesh Chaturthi on Tuesday, the country also bids farewell to the old Parliament building, shifting to the new Parliament House.

06 Aug 2023

Christopher Nolan

Hiroshima Day: Movies that depict catastrophic consequences of nuclear bombings

Christopher Nolan's Oppenheimer has taken the world by storm by bringing the meticulous details of the first-ever atomic bomb used to attack Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Japan during World War II.

14 Jul 2023

Amazon Prime Video

'Dil Se Dil Tak' from Janhvi-Varun's 'Bawaal' is out

Nitesh Tiwari's Bawaal has been in the buzz ever since it was announced.

31 Dec 2022


Former Pope Benedict XVI dies aged 95: Vatican

Former Pope Benedict XVI has died at the age of 95 at his Vatican residence nearly a decade after stepping down due to ill health, BBC reported citing Vatican officials.

13 Nov 2022


Dallas: 6 feared dead as 2 WWII-era planes collide mid-air

A Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress and a Bell P-63 Kingcobra, two World War II era planes, crashed into each other mid-air in the United States (US) on Saturday.

12 Jul 2022


World War II veteran Bradford Freeman passes away at 97

The last survivor of World War II and the last living member mentioned in the popular book Band of Brothers, Bradford Clark Freeman passed away on July 4 aged 97.

09 Jul 2022


Shinzo Abe's killer initially wanted to attack somebody else: Report

Tetsuya Yamagami, the killer of Shinzo Abe, had no intention of attacking the former Japanese prime minister, according to Kyodo News, which cited police sources.

08 Dec 2020


'The Dig,' Netflix's period drama drops trailer, raises curiosity

Netflix's period drama, The Dig has released its first-look trailer on YouTube and the least we can say about it is, that it's indeed revealing.

17 Jul 2019


Convicted for homosexuality, Alan Turing to feature on £50 note

Famed British mathematician and computer scientist Alan Turing, who helped save millions of lives as a World War II codebreaker, is the new face of the Bank of England's £50 note.

16 Apr 2019


Paris stunned as 850-year-old Notre-Dame cathedral goes up in smoke

A colossal fire swept through the 850-year-old UNESCO world heritage landmark, Notre-Dame Cathedral in central Paris yesterday, causing the Gothic spire to collapse and threatening to destroy the entire masterpiece and its precious artworks.

29 Dec 2018


WW-II aerial bomb found during dredging operations in Kolkata

A 1000-pound aerial bomb dating back to the World War-II era has been unearthed at a dock in Kolkata during routine dredging operations.

05 Oct 2018

South Korea

S-Korea renews call for Japan to remove 'rising sun' flag

South Korea yesterday reiterated a demand that Japan should remove its "rising sun" naval flag from a warship participating in an international fleet review at Jeju island next week.

15 Sep 2018


Abe aims to rewrite Japan Constitution, seeks 3rd term

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe appears headed for a third three-year term as the ruling party leader, extending his hold on power and giving him time to pursue a long-cherished goal of revising the country's post-World War II constitution.

05 Sep 2018

Gaming Bytes

#GamingBytes- New 'Covert Storm' event comes to CoD: WWII

Sledgehammer Games has launched a new event for Call of Duty: WWII called 'Covert Storm'.

12 Feb 2018


London City Airport shut down after World War-2 bomb discovered

The London City Airport was shut down after a World War II (WW-II) bomb was discovered in the nearby Thames river.

24 Oct 2017


Thistlegorm Project: 360-degree online VR tour of British WWII shipwreck

Scientists comprehensively digitized a World War II shipwreck to develop an online Virtual Reality experience, allowing users to explore one of the world's most famous shipwreck-diving sites, the British freighter SS Thistlegorm.

03 Sep 2017


Germany: Unexploded bomb from World War-2 found, 65,000 residents evacuated

A 1.4-tonne unexploded British bomb left over from World War-II was found at a building site in Frankfurt, prompting the largest post-war evacuation in Germany.

15 Jun 2017


Hitler is still keeping Spain awake after all these years

The world will always remember Hitler for the rise of Nazism, the Holocaust of Jews, and being one of the reasons of Second World War. However, in Spain the trouble with Hitler is a little bit more than usual.

11 Feb 2017


Iranians mark 38th anniversary of 1979 revolution

Thousands of Iranian citizens poured on to the streets in Tehran to commemorate the 38th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution of 1979. The celebrations come amidst renewed tensions between Iran and the new US President Donald Trump.