The Soviet Union sacrificed a lot during World War II. Millions of Russians died, more than from any other country. And for them, the D-Day invasions were an answer to their appeals to the West to relieve pressure on the Soviet forces who were battling the Nazis.
Delhi-based reporter Rhitu Chatterjee says that protests after two teenagers were gang raped and murdered last week are nowhere near the scale of the movement in 2012, and the lack of public outrage is because of the victim's caste.
Undocumented minors are trekking across the US-Mexico border in unprecedented numbers. Forensic social worker Susan Cruz tries to help the kids once they get here. She says the exodus is being driven by crime and violence that is all but unchecked in the children's home countries.
After 10 years of wars in two countries, PTSD is a very real problem for more people than ever before. But PTSD can affect other people who have never served in a war zone. For them, sensitive material can trigger terrible, sometimes violent reactions.
The brutal war in Bosnia ended nearly 20 years ago. But at the International Criminal Tribunal in the Hague the conflict is still being dissected in detail.
At the war crimes trial of former Bosnian Serb military commander Ratko Mladic, the prosecution has wrapped. Now for the defence.
The Internet in Vietnam is awash in vitriol aimed at the Chinese government. People are fuming over China's decision to set up an oil rig in the contested South China Sea, close to the Paracel Islands, which are controlled by China but claimed by Vietnam.
The abducted Nigerian girls remain front-and-center for the international media. But Zeynep Tufekci of University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill warns that all the global attention could backfire and end up empowering Boko Haram.
The crisis in Ukraine is reverberating all the way to Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Some high school students there were scheduled to travel to Ukraine over school break to supplement their classes in Ukrainian language and culture. The school has been doing student exchanges with Ukraine for more than two decades.
As the Russian military moves into Crimea, there seem to be few good options for the US and NATO. Retired Brigadier General Kevin Ryan sees economic sanctions as one of the few tools, but that requires time and a focus on the long-term strategy.
Lithuania considers itself the frontline in ongoing tensions between Russia and NATO — and it worries any conflict could start in the Baltics. So its army is doing all it can to prepare for an invasion.
Who we are is less about what we say, than about what we do — who we include and exclude, who we tolerate. Chandran Kukathas, head of government at the London School of Economics, argues in the wake of anti-immigrant sentiments in the United States and Europe, these "free" societies could and should do better about walking the talk.