Rememberance events will be attended by survivors, politicians, and members of the public
Everyone knows that the Assad regime – from father Hafez onwards – has employed torture and executions to preserve the doubtful purity of the Baath party
Previously secret documents indicate Margaret Thatcher knew about possible SAS involvement in 1984 Indian army raid
Hundreds of Israeli VIPs and international dignitaries attended a state memorial ceremony for the late Ariel Sharon on Monday, remembering the controversial former prime minister as a fearless warrior and bold leader who devoted his life to protecting his country's security.
As a photojournalist, Kate Brooks was used to documenting war zones. Then she discovered a new kind of genocide – the killing of Africa’s elephants
Boys may have been planning the attack for up to six weeks
Jean Marie Le Pen, the former leader of French extreme-right group the National Front, has been fined €5,000 for suggesting Romanians were “naturally” inclined to steal.
Violence across the country is increasing, but the level of brutality is rising too
Israel Gutman, who died in Jerusalem on 30 September at the age of 90, survived the Nazi atrocities of the Second World War then dedicated his life to researching the Holocaust. Born in Warsaw in 1923, he was wounded during fighting in the Warsaw Ghetto uprising in 1943 when a few hundred poorly armed Jews put up resistance to Nazi troops who were rounding up residents and sending them to death camps.
Progress Party in government for first time since 1973 in Conservative coalition
64-year-old defendant found guilty of torture, rape and genocide during the country’s struggle for independence
Suspect Hans Lipschis says he was assigned to SS guard unit at death camp, but was not involved in any killing
Utoya mass murderer Breivik was a member of the populist right-wing Progress party, which is set to join three centre-right parties in a coalition
Coalition including party supported by Anders Breivik ahead as Norway goes to polls on Monday
The group's spiritual leader is charged with involvement in the killing of eight protesters outside the Brotherhood's Cairo headquarters
Thousands were executed simply for their support of the PMOI