The United Nations said Thursday it has documented the deaths of 93,000 people in Syria since the civil war began. And a recent revival in fortunes for the Assad regime suggests the war has no end in sight.
The British government today made an historic apology. It says it 'regrets' detaining and torturing thousands of people in Kenya in the 1950s. The Brits were trying to suppress the so-called Mau Mau rebellion. London is also to compensate the victims.
The indigenous peoples of Brazil were facing "extermination" in 1967 when a commission of inquiry reported on conditions they were facing. The Report quickly "disappeared" under the military dictatorship, only to be re-discovered earlier this year.
Kenya's new president, Uhuru Kenyatta is popular and wealthy. But even though he's occupied the highest office in the land since March, he can't shake an indictment of crimes against humanity by the International Criminal Court.
A video that appears to show rebel leader Abu Sakkar mutilating the corpse of a dead government soldier, and eating some of his internal organs, has been obtained by Human Rights Watch. Marco Werman speaks with HRW's Peter Bouckaert.
Filmmaker Marian Marzynski survived the holocaust as a child in Poland by leaving his parents behind and hiding his identity. He recently returned to Poland with other child survivors, and they tell their stories in his new film, "Never Forget to Lie."
Secretary of State John Kerry is in Russia to meet with President Vladimir Putin. Diplomatic relations between Washington and Moscow have been chilly but Kerry is hoping to restore relations and to win Russian support on Syria.
Researchers say that in Germany before World War II, there were many more Nazi torture and detention sites than previously thought. The evidence comes from an archive of Nazi documents that was only opened to the public in recent years.
A few weeks ago, Israel commemorated Holocaust Memorial Day. The World's Middle East Correspondent Matthew Bell met a man there with a unique Holocaust story that he was somewhat reluctant to talk about. It's a story about revenge.
The leader of the Lebanon-based Hezbollah militant group this week declared that friends of Bashar al-Assad would not let the Syrian president fall. The World's Matthew Bell reports on Hezbollah's role in the Syrian conflict.
The BBC's Jon Leyne reports that Iran's opposition leaders continue to accuse the government of torturing and killing citizens arrested during protests that followed June's disputed presidential election.
The World's Laura Lynch reports on a reunion of Holocaust survivors in London today. Participants were among more than 600 Jewish children who were transported to safety thanks to the efforts of a British stockbrokerï¿½ a man who is now 100 years old.
Jessica Golloher reports from Moscow on a lawsuit brought by Josef Stalin's grandson against a newspaper. The libel suit focuses on an article that described Stalin's actions leading to the deaths of millions of Soviet citizens.
Darfur refugees are criticizing US envoy Scott Gration for reportedly downplaying the scope of the crisis in the Sudanese region. Anchor Marco Werman finds out more from human rights lawyer, Rebecca Hamilton.
Israel is reeling from the release of a United Nations report accusing the Israeli military of war crimes during the three-week long war in Gaza last winter. Reporter Linda Gradstein has the story from Jerusalem.
Anchor Marco Werman speaks with documentary filmmaker Juan Mandelbaum about his new film, ï¿½Our Disappeared. It tells the story of his investigation into the political kidnappings and murders of many of his college friends in Buenos Aires in the 1970s.
Armenia's president is about to make history by signing an agreement with Turkey. Many Armenians living abroad feel it absolves Turkey of responsibility for what they call the Genocide of 1915. The World's Aaron Schachter has more.
This month Germany overturned the sentences of tens of thousands of German soldiers convicted of treason during World War II. The World's Gerry Hadden met one of Germany's three surviving Nazi traitors and has his story.
The latest album from Randy Brecker is dedicated to his brother, Mike Brecker, who died in 2007. Randy talks about how the desperate search to help Mike led him to his family history, and to creating the album. The World's Alex Gallafent has the story.
The United States, France and the European Union are calling on the military government in the West African nation of Guinea to step down. Anchor Marco Werman gets the latest on the mood in Guinea from Patrick Smith, editor of Africa Confidential.