World War II
Frankfurt: WWII bomb detonated in river
Specialists detonated a World War II bomb in Frankfurt's Main River, causing a spectacular water fountain. Hundreds of residents living nearby were evacuated ahead of the explosion.
Germany: First postwar kosher restaurant opens in Leipzig
Café Salomon is Leipzig's first kosher restaurant since World War II. The Saxon city, where tens of thousands of Jews were persecuted in the 1930s, now has one of the most active Jewish communities in central Germany.
Book shows Hitler's Holocaust plans for Canada, US
A Canadian archive has acquired a book owned by Adolf Hitler that shows his plans for Jewish people living in Canada and the US. The archive said the book shows what could have happened if World War II ended differently.
Russia and Japan negotiate World War II peace plan
Moscow has accused Tokyo of attempting to "stir up the atmosphere" ahead of key talks. Russia and Japan never signed a peace treaty in the wake of World War II, and disputed islands may prevent them from doing so now.
Chancellor Angela Merkel celebrates DW anniversary
Deutsche Welle, the German radio station that went on the air after World War II has grown to a multi-media broadcaster beaming content in dozens of languages around the world. Chancellor Angela Merkel herself was on hand to celebrate the occasion.
Aircraft carrier sunk in WWII discovered at bottom of Coral Sea
An expedition crew has made a historic discovery in the Coral Sea: a U.S. aircraft carrier sunk after a four-day battle against Japanese forces in World War II.
Putin urges world to fight terror as Russia marks WWII victory
President Vladimir Putin warns Russia could defeat any aggressors but insists the world come together to fight "terrorism" as Moscow marks 72 years since victory in World War II.