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Chinese observe Japan invasion anniversary

September 18th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 18 (IANS) People stood in silence and cars pulled to roadside to honk in China's Shenyang city at 9.18 a.m. Tuesday as wailing air defence sirens kicked off ... Read more...

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WWII Assam cemetery being dug for Japanese troops’ remains

January 19th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Jan 19 (IANS) Labourers in Assam continued digging a World War II cemetery for the second straight day Thursday to look for remains of 11 Japanese soldiers.A Commonwealth War ... Read more...

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Bale defends China War movie

December 19th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 19 (IANS) Actor Christian Bale has defended his new film "The Flowers of War", which has been accused of being anti-Japanese.In the film, Bale plays an American ... Read more...

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World War II shells found in China

November 28th, 2011 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 28 (IANS) Workers in China's Liaoning province have found about 100 artillery shells discarded by Japanese troops during World War II, police said Monday.The shells were used with ... Read more...

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Japanese troops may train with Australian troops: Gillard

April 23rd, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, April 23 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard said Saturday Japanese troops could be allowed to train in Australian defence units under a new vision for greater military co-operation ... Read more...

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Japanese troops launch new search for quake victims

April 10th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, April 10 (IANS) Some 22,000 Japanese troops Sunday launched a new search for the victims of last month's earthquake and tsunami along the country's northeastern coast as the toll ... Read more...

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Death toll in Japan expected to reach over 10,000 - police

March 15th, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by BNO News
TOKYO (BNO NEWS) -- The death toll continues to rapidly rise following Japan's massive 9.0 earthquake last week as the country's National Police Agency said more than 10,000 were expected to be ... Read more...

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Tsunami crisis: Troops rescue 60-year-old Japanese man

March 14th, 2011 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Minamisoma (Japan), Mar. 14 (ANI): Japanese troops have rescued a 60-year-old man who floated 15 kilometers out to sea on the roof of his home after a tsunami engulfed the country's northeastern ... Read more...

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‘Mari’ - engrossing tale of romance in times of war (Book Review)

January 1st, 2011 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
By Shubha Singh Book: "Mari"; Author: Easterine Kire; Publisher: Harper Collins; Pages: 171; Price: Rs.250"Mari" is a gentle love story set in the midst of violence - the violence of a forgotten battle ... Read more...

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Bale to play American priest

December 24th, 2010 - 5:05 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 24 (IANS) Hollywood actor Christian Bale has been chosen to play an American priest in the movie "Nanjing Heroes" based on the Nanjing massacre in China.The "Batman Begins" actor ... Read more...

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China sets free three Japanese who entered military zone

September 30th, 2010 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 30 (IANS) China Thursday released three of the four Japanese detained for intruding into Chinese military zone, authorities said.The three Japanese were released after "admitting to having violated Chinese law" ... Read more...

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World War II Indian-RAF flying ace Squadron Leader Mahinder Singh Pujji dies

September 24th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 24(ANI): An Indian pilot who served for the United Kingdom's Royal Air Force (RAF) during World War II has died at the Darent Valley Hospital in Kent after suffering a ... Read more...

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Guadalcanal War Episode On HBO’s “The Pacific”

March 15th, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Mar 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) War television series "The Pacific" aired its first episode on HBO titled "Guadalcanal-Leckie' on Sunday, March 14. The Pacific happens to be a 10 part television ... Read more...

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Northeast can become an IT hub, say US returned professionals

February 2nd, 2010 - 10:41 am ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Guwahati, Feb 2 (IANS) Bhairab Das, 32, speaks with a strong American twang and shuttles between Assam and Bangalore, a sleek laptop keeping him company. He is part of ... Read more...

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Writer J.G. Ballard dies at 78

April 20th, 2009 - 5:11 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
The writer J.G. Ballard, best known for the autobiographical novel 'Empire Of The Sun,' which drew on his childhood detention in a Japanese prison camp in China, died on Sunday, his agent ... Read more...

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UK soldier’’s account of Japanese World War Two massacre auctioned

August 12th, 2008 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.12 (ANI): A British soldier''s harrowing account of a merciless massacre that took place during World War Two has been auctioned off for 320 pounds, 65 years after the event. Private ... Read more...

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