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.
Over 127,000 Japanese Americans were sent to ten concentration camps in remote areas of Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Utah, Idaho, Wyoming, and inland California.
The Arctic may be cold, but the politics surrounding it are pretty hot. There is a great deal at stake.
Fighters and Friends of the Spanish Republic welcomed one of the very last International Brigade survivors, Joseph Almudever.