After World War II, millions of Ukrainians became refugees when the Soviet Union began ethnic cleansing. George Orwell's novel "Animal Farm" became popular among Ukrainian refugees, as it reminded them of the hardships they endured under Stalinist rule.
Afghan officials may have saved hundreds of lives Tuesday when they disrupted a planned terrorist attack that was believed to be imminent. At least 11 suicide vests were found. They were believed to be planned for use on commuter buses. At least a dozen people, Afghan soldiers mostly, have been arrested so far.
An Israeli graphic designer has become the unwitting organizer of an online protest against a military attack on Iran. The online movement comes the same time others are organizing in-person rallies against military action.
The U.S. Army is moving forward with its case against Staff Sergeant Robert Bales, the U.S. soldier accused of launching a killing rampage in Afghanistan earlier this month, taking the lives of at least 16 civilians.
As the Kony 2012 video continues to gather viewers and draw global attention to the situation of child soldiers, Ishmael Beah recalls his life as a former soldier.
The U.S. military is moving forward, if slowly, to beging judicial proceedings against Army Staff Sergeant Robert Bales, the Washington-based soldier who is accused of shooting and killing 16 Afghan civilians earlier this month. He's at an Army prison in Kansas as the process moves ahead.
Syria's Arab Spring-inspired revolution is entering its second year and there's no end in sight. In fact, if anything, government officials are more strongly entrenched than they've been at any point in past months, fresh off routes of rebel forces and strongholds around the country's north.
Almost eight percent of U.S. veterans are women, but the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is geared primarily toward men. That's meant a lot of women veterans are homeless and living on the street — or on waiting lists for the services they need.
Though the U.S. Army continues to withhold the name of the staff sergeant accused of massacring 16 Afghan civilians, some of the details of his life and his actions before the killing are beginning to come out.
U.S. officials in Afghanistan are on the defensive on a number of fronts. They have a U.S. soldier accused of massacring 16 civillians, a controversy over the burning of Korans and now the Taliban has suspended peace talks with the U.S. — an effort that's been years in the making.