70 years on, WW2 anniversary divides Europe
Global events this weekend will mark 70 years since the second world war ended in Europe. But as Western leaders decline invitations to Russia, have they forgotten why we commemorate it?
Battle lines drawn over WWI commemorations
The First World War left 16 million dead and paralysed much of the globe. One hundred years later, politicians and historians debate how best to remember ‘the war to end all wars.’
Memorial of attacks ready for grand opening
On the tenth anniversary of 9/11, the Twin Towers memorial will open to the public. Monuments like these help us remember the dead - but do they raise more complicated questions?