With a cannon blast and a piercing whistle, Britain and France on Friday marked 100 years since soldiers emerged from their trenches to begin one of the bloodiest battles of World War I at the River Somme.
Eleven German MPs of Turkish origin have been put under police protection after receiving death threats for supporting a move to describe the 1915 massacre of Armenians by Ottoman Turks as genocide.
Winnie the Pooh is one of the best-known characters in children's literature, and the inspiration is in fact a female bear from Winnipeg in Canada.
A year ago today, the world celebrated the twenty-fifth anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. A small part of that history is my personal history...
Scuffles break out in Japan's upper house ahead of a vote on a controversial move by the government to expand the role of the armed forces.