Asia Pacific

Stain of Japan's black rain lingers 70 years on

Some Japanese are still battling for recognition that they are Hibakusha, or were affected the by atomic bombings.

Asia Pacific

Japan's Mitsubishi apologises to US prisoners of war

Historic apology is first made by a Japanese firm for forced labour during World War II.

Counting the Cost

Can Germany's past pay for Greece's future?

We examine the issues behind the Greek government's demand for German wartime reparations.


UK displays sea of poppies to honour war dead

Almost 900,000 ceramic red poppies planted around Tower of London in memory of every British soldier who died in WWI.


Split UK opinion over 'poppy hijabs'

Poppy-themed headscarf offers Muslim women a way to remember those who fought and died for Britain in world wars.