CNN —   Here’s a look at the Korean War. Although hostilities ceased in 1953, there has been no formal end to the war. Under Japanese rule before and during World War II, Korea was divided into two parts after the Japanese surrender. The Soviet Union occupied the area north […]

Ludovic Marin/AFP/Pool/Getty Images Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari poses before the opening session of a May summit in Paris. Lagos, Nigeria CNN —   Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari acknowledged Saturday the increased violence by armed groups in the northeast of the country and vowed to “soon bring some of these culprits […]

CNN —   China was first and foremost on the minds of American politicians, planners and military officials during Thursday’s congressional hearing on the Pentagon’s defense authorization request for the forthcoming fiscal year. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin on Wednesday issued an internal directive to “laser focus” US military “efforts […]

CNN —   Here is a look at D-Day. Allied troops invaded Normandy, France, on June 6, 1944, to fight Nazi Germany in World War II. The largest amphibious (land and water) invasion in history. The code name for the invasion was Operation Overlord. General Dwight D. Eisenhower commanded the […]

Serge Ligtenberg/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images Ratko Mladic makes his first appearance at the International Criminal Tribunal on June 3, 2011 in The Hague, Netherlands. Ex-Bosnian Serb army leader Ratko Mladic will make his first appearance at The Hague war crimes tribunal after being declared fit to stand trial. Mladic was […]

CNN —   Here is a look at the life of the Duchess of Sussex, the former actress Meghan Markle. Birth date: August 4, 1981 Birth place: Los Angeles, California Birth name: Rachel Meghan Markle Father: Thomas Markle, Hollywood lighting director Mother: Doria Ragland, social worker and yoga instructor Marriages: […]

Here is a look at the life of Britain’s Prince Harry. Birth date: September 15, 1984 Birth place: London, England at St. Mary’s Hospital, Paddington Birth name: Henry Charles Albert David Father: Charles, the Prince of Wales Mother: Diana, the Princess of Wales Marriage: Rachel Meghan (Markle) Windsor (May 19, […]

MICHAEL KOOREN/AFP/Getty Images Bosnian Serb wartime leader Radovan Karadzic appears in the courtroom at the International Criminal Tribunal for Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) in The Hague, The Netherlands, on July 11, 2013. CNN —   Here is a look at the life of Radovan Karadzic, who was found guilty of genocide […]

(CNN) —   The Covid-19 crisis has claimed over 450,000 lives in Brazil, and wrecked the livelihoods of so many more. Brazilians are facing one of the worst economic recessions in the country’s history. Millions remain unemployed, inflation is climbing, countless businesses are going under, and people are going hungry. […]