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18 April 2015
US Ambassador Caroline Kennedy visited Hiroshima's Peace Memorial Museum and laid a wreath at the cenotaph for A-bomb victims - unprecedented for a US ambassador.
5 April 2015
Egyptian forces fighting in Yemen evokes memories of the 1960s North Yemen Civil War. But in that war, Egypt backed the side fighting against Saudi Arabia.
4 April 2015
2 April 2015
As scholars debated the ethics of writing about their troubles in Russian archives, yet another British graduate student working in Nizhny Novgorod was ordered to leave the country.
31 March 2015
Excerpts from the most popular segments of an interview with the writer William Ospina on history, perception, and cultural identity in Colombia and Latin America.
29 March 2015
19 March 2015
Around 60 Lebanese Armenians trapped the Turkish ambassador to Lebanon inside a movie theater, protesting the Turkish Government's official stance denying the 1915 Armenian Genocide by the Ottoman Empire.
13 March 2015
7 March 2015
26 February 2015
Armed with sledgehammers, drills and pickaxes, militants belonging to the ISIS are videotaped destroying 3,000-year-old ancient artefacts in a museum in Mosul, in Northern Iraq.