Opinion

Victory Day and Russia's war cult

Why is the Kremlin so obsessed with World War II?

Leonid Ragozin

by Leonid Ragozin

Leonid Ragozin

Europe

Europe marks 75 years since end of World War II

Reflective wreath laying and socially distant street parties rang in the 75th anniversary of VE Day.

Human Rights

Holocaust survivor Michael Katz on how he escaped the Nazis

On the 75th anniversary of VE Day, a Holocaust survivor explains why he would never accept compensation.

Holocaust survivor Michael Katz on how he escaped the Nazis

Europe

Remembering the end of World War II in Germany

Guenter Boehm was 15 when the gunfire was silenced in Berlin.

Remembering the end of World War II in Germany

Europe

'Tomorrow the sun will shine': Lessons from WWII

A renowned human rights lawyer, whose father was a forced labourer during World War II, shares lessons from his life.

Lessons on hope from a Hungarian forced labourer in World War II

Libya

Libya arms embargo has become 'a joke': UN official

Germany, UN host ministers and top officials in bid to cut off external military support to Libya's warring sides.

Powers renew pledge to uphold Libya arms embargo

NewsFeed

Victims of indifference: Story of an Italian Holocaust survivor

Al Jazeera speaks to Liliana Segre, who now lives under police protection after receiving anti-Semitic threats.

Al Jazeera Correspondent

Fascism in the Family

A personal look at Mussolini's regime and how Italy may now be embracing fascist ideologies most believed gone forever.

Racism

Documenting American segregation at the Berlin Wall

How an image of an African American soldier at the Cold War front line sparked examination of racial division in the US.

Documenting American segregation at the Berlin Wall

US & Canada

US: Bones found may be remains of lost Japanese internee

Skeleton found on California mountain could be Japanese American man who disappeared during World War II.

US: Bones found may be remains of lost Japanese internee

AJ Impact

Uniqlo ad pulled in South Korea over wartime sexual slavery row

Retail giant accused of making light of 'comfort women' debate with Korean translation of new advertisement.

Uniqlo ad pulled in South Korea over wartime sexual slavery row

United States

Researchers find second warship from WWII Battle of Midway

An autonomous underwater vehicle equipped with advanced sonar was used to locate the downed ship.

Researchers find second warship from WWII Battle of Midway

Al Jazeera World

Tunisia's Fellagha and the Battle for Independence

A first-hand look at the Fellagha, Tunisia's armed fighters who fought the French until independence in 1956.

Poland

Germany asks for forgiveness as leaders mark 80 years since WWII

US and European politicians draw different conclusions at ceremony in Poland marking 80 years since beginning of WWII.

Germany asks for forgiveness as leaders mark 80 years since WWII

World War

'Thank you': May, Macron pay tribute to D-Day veterans

World leaders, former troops and civilians gather in France to mark 75th anniversary of June 1944 operation.

'Thank you': D-Day veterans commemorated on 75th anniversary