A week of horrible carnage, and more pain as the powerful take refuge in clichéd policies that once again turn the wheel of violence.
The trials formally opened in Nuremberg, Germany, on November 20, half a year after Germany surrendered.
In 1945, after Japan's surrender in World War II, Vietnamese communist leader Ho Chi Minh proclaimed independence of Vietnam from France and the establishment of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam.
A basic gesture of solidarity is indispensable in respect of whistleblowers Edward Snowden and Julian Assange.
Today marks the 200th anniversary of the defeat of Napoleon by the British Duke of Wellington and Prussian field marshal Gebhard Blücher.
Victory in Europe Day, is celebrated on May 8, but actually the formalities of the war's end were spread over three days.
Today is the 40th anniversary of the official end of the Vietnam War.
Golden Dawn - with its Holocaust denial, its swastikas, and Hitler salutes - makes it look like it inhabits the fringe, but it has roots that make it dangerous.
Memory is selective and therein lies an explanation for some of the deep animosity between Berlin and Athens in the current debt crisis.
The president's proposal would authorize military operations against the Islamic State (ISIS or ISIL) for three years.