War

The moment Truman announced the bombing of Hiroshima

The moment 70 years ago when US president announced that the US had unleashed the world's first atomic bomb.

The moment Truman announced the bombing of Hiroshima

Reporter's Notebook

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.

Stain of Japan's black rain lingers 70 years on

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.

Japan's Mitsubishi apologises to US prisoners of war

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.

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

Special series

World War One Through Arab Eyes

One hundred years after the Ottomans joined the war, this three-part series tells the story from an Arab perspective.

World War One Through Arab Eyes

Politics

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.

UK displays sea of poppies to honour war dead

Politics

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.

Split UK opinion over 'poppy hijabs'