The names of Oskar Schindler, Hans Calmeyer and Father Marie-Benoît are synonymous with heroism and the protection of Jews during World War II. But in the eastern French city of Nancy in July 1942, a handful of local police officers also made a courageous stand against the Nazi regime.
With Russia stepping up its attacks on Ukraine's infrastructure, Germany's capital Berlin is preparing for more refugees from the country. The city plans to create permanent housing for up to 10,000 additional people. So far, finding a home is hard.
22 May 2021
Thousands of people have been evacuated from a neighbourhood of Germany's financial capital Frankfurt following the discovery of a massive World War II bomb.
28 Jun 2020
When delegates from 50 states signed the founding charter of the United Nations, the world was still grappling with the ravages of WWII. Today, the ideals they signed up to are undergoing an unprecedented stress test.