The files, some labeled "Top Secret," could shed more light on abuses committed in British colonies during the heyday of the Empire, that successive governments have long kept hidden.
For the first time Greece has put a figure on the money it wants back from Germany for WWII reparations — $303 billion. Perhaps coincidentally, this is a similar number to Greek state debt.
After a dispute over a controversial World War II commemoration in Moscow next month, Czech President Milos Zeman said the doors of Prague Castle were "closed" to US Ambassador Andrew Schapiro.
Ahead of a summit in Hanoi, Russian PM Dmitry Medvedev has promised to supply Vietnamese nuclear plants and encourage joint oil exploration. This affectionate tone is likely to irk the US.
"They want to keep me as long as they can inside Bahrain, so that I can't do interviews, meet officials, or speak at the United Nations," Rajab said.
Polls suggest the floppy-haired Eton-educated classicist is the people's unlikely preference to succeed David Cameron as the next Conservative prime minister
Parliamentarians urged the British government to be "significantly more cautious" about approving arms exports to authoritarian regimes, noting a conflict in promoting arms agreements while criticizing human rights abuses.
Two decades after Bosnian Serbs slaughtered 8,000 Muslims in a UN "safe haven," Serbia has finally tracked down some of the suspected perpetrators.
The lawyers say Britain did not conduct a review of human rights risks before agreeing to build the base in the country, VICE News has learned.
An offshoot of the German movement that drew 25,000 to the streets of Dresden, PEGIDA UK is struggling to find support and a unified message. VICE News traveled to Newcastle for its inaugural demonstration.
The legendary mathematician helped crack the Nazi Enigma code and hasten the end of World War II, a story told in the Oscar-winning movie 'The Imitation Game.'
As anti-immigration movements decry Islam as a threat to the West, many Danes are more anxious that the attack will be used to stir tensions for political gain in the run-up to September's elections.
VICE News exclusive: The British government just "became aware" of a huge trove of historic documents that should have been released to the public — but won't yet say what's in them.
Anti-Social Behavior Orders are already used to restrict sex offenders online in the UK. Now, in a report on anti-Semitism, a group of politicians say they hope to apply similar measures to social media abusers.
The Community Security Trust recorded 1,168 anti-Semitic episodes last year and noted rising Jewish panic across the UK. But there are also calls for calm, and pleas to avoid undue hysteria.
In a purported move to fight terror, Bahrain has stripped the citizenship of 72 people. Some of them are with the Islamic State — but others are simply pro-democracy advocates.
Almost 300 underage fighters were handed over to officials by the South Sudan Democratic Army Cobra Faction, the first phase of a wider release deal.
This year's commemoration has drawn focus to the troubled questions of how, when, and, indeed, whether Auschwitz should be preserved for future generations
We Spoke to Bahraini Activist Nabeel Rajab, Hours Before He Was Sentenced to Six Months in Jail for a Tweet
The prominent human rights champion accused Britain of ignoring repression of the Bahraini people in its bid for cozy relations and lucrative deals.
Following the recent terror attacks in Paris, Rabbi Menachem Margolin has said European Jews should be legally permitted to carry weapons in schools, synagogues, and kosher stores.