History

Auschwitz survivor Leon Schagrin: 'The suffering doesn't go away'

At 93 and having lost his survivor friends, Leon Schagrin educates young people on the horrors of Nazi Germany.

Auschwitz survivor Leon Schagrin: 'The suffering doesn't go away'

Europe

Muslim leaders visit Auschwitz prior to liberation anniversary

The delegation included 62 Muslims, including 25 prominent religious leaders from more than two dozen countries.

Muslim leaders visit Auschwitz prior to liberation anniversary

People & Power

Beyond the Wall: From Germany to Bulgaria, What Happened to Hope?

Thirty years ago, the Cold War came to an end and Europe was awash with hope, but have the years since been squandered?

Arts & Culture

Ludacris becomes Gabonese citizen, celebrates African heritage

US rapper and actor shares news on social media, prompting fans to respond: 'Welcome home.'

Ludacris becomes Gabonese citizen, celebrates African heritage

Opinion

The Crown, the Queen and their colonies

On the popular Netflix series about the life and times of Elizabeth II and the discreet charm of the British monarchy.

Hamid Dabashi

by Hamid Dabashi

Hamid Dabashi

Indigenous rights

'Decolonise and re-indigenise': The Ojibwe language warrior

Anton Treuer is part of a movement of indigenous Americans reclaiming the power and authority of their people.

'Decolonise and re-indigenise': The Ojibwe language warrior

Arts & Culture

All at sea: The man saving sunken Spanish treasure

Marine archaeologist Carlos Leon faces threats from professional scavengers who want to steal his treasure maps.

In deep water: Meeting Spain's sunken treasure hunter

History

World's 'oldest artwork' uncovered in Indonesian cave: Study

The 4.5-metre painting believed to be 44,000 years old features wild animals being chased by armed half-human hunters.

World's 'oldest artwork' uncovered in Indonesian cave: Study

The Big Picture

The China Complex

What is China? How ancient Chinese principles help explain the preservation, power and problems of modern China.

Arts & Culture

When is Thanksgiving Day and why is it celebrated?

In the US, Thanksgiving Day will be celebrated on Thursday, November 28.

When is Thanksgiving Day and why is it celebrated?

Opinion

Berlin 1884: Remembering the conference that divided Africa

135 years ago today, European leaders sat around a horseshoe-shaped table to set the rules for Africa's colonisation.

Patrick Gathara

by Patrick Gathara

Patrick Gathara

Japan

Japan emperor spends symbolic night with goddess to end rituals

The 'Daijosai' rite is the most overtly religious of all the rituals about Emperor Naruhito's accession to the throne.

Japan emperor spends symbolic night with goddess to end rituals

US & Canada

US: Maryland’s Mallows Bay becomes wartime shipwreck sanctuary

Protecting a time capsule, the world’s largest collection of wartime shipwrecks is labelled a sanctuary by the US.

Opinion

How the Berlin Wall became a monument to American racial division

Generations of African Americans looked to a divided Berlin to confront the paradox of American freedom and racism.

Paul M Farber

by Paul M Farber

Paul M Farber

Germany

How did the fall of the Berlin Wall impact Germans of colour?

Non-white Germans say their euphoria over unification was short lived as racist dynamic unfolded after historic event.

How did the fall of the Berlin Wall impact Germans of colour?