European countries are turning on one another as growing border chaos tests the limits of diplomacy.
The horrors of Japanese camps are being told but nothing is being said of what followed.
Egyptian billionaire Naguib Sawiris has offered to buy an island off Greece or Italy and develop it to help refugees from Syria and other conflicts.
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has warned that the wave of migrants are mostly Muslim and threaten to undermine Europe's Christian roots.
Young boy found lying face-down on a beach near Turkish resort of Bodrum was one of at least 12 Syrians who drowned attempting to reach Greece.
The detention of Wang Yu was the opening salvo in an unprecedented crackdown on China's human rights lawyers.
Omar al-Bashir's planned trip to New York to address a summit at the UN General Assembly involves considerable reputational risk for the US.
Contrary to the cruelty attitudes of today, 70 years ago the world opened its arms when it was Europeans fleeing crisis – and benefited as a result.
Gene Sharp, who has spent six decades promoting non-violent struggle, speaks about why Angola is the latest regime to fear his works.
New research suggests mass shootings are not just due to gun ownership, but gun culture.
Is Tesla following the strategy of another one-time dominant automaker – the Ford Motor Company – of over 100 years ago?
Sacks, who also wrote The Man Who Mistook His Wife For a Hat, revealed in February that he was in the late stages of terminal cancer.
Protests after Japanese star Yui Hatano’s image is printed on Easycard travel cards which can be used on metro and bus routes.
Syria's ancient city of Palmyra integrated migrants and worshipped many gods. It is being destroyed by the Islamic State's monocultural bigotry.
US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's flawed economic proposals could lead to a trade war – with signficant global fallout.
The 1992 victory by land rights campaigner Eddie Mabo will be complete when indigenous people are recognised in the nation's founding document.
After gunning down two TV journalists live on air, the gunman took to Twitter and posted a video of the killing from his perspective.
As China’s markets fall and drag down global equities, the underlying concern is how much their slowdown will affect the rest of the world.
Najib Razak has refused to answer questions about vast sums of money paid into his personal bank accounts, in the country's biggest political scandal.