In 1960 four young black men began a protest against racial segregation in the USA. Read more
The Greensboro lunch counter sit-in
In 1960 four young black men began a protest against racial segregation in the USA.
A photo of a man confronting a tank in China caught the world's imagination in 1989
The mothers of Argentina's disappeared
The women who began protesting after their children were taken away by soldiers
The Galileo project
A mission to study the planet Jupiter finally came to an end on 21st September 2003
How Liberia wrote off its debts
Hoe Liberia negotiated to write off billions of dollars of debt.
How Liberia negotiated to write off billions of dollars of debt.
When Nelson Mandela went to Detroit
Shortly after his release from prison the South African freedom fighter toured the USA
Blackwater killed my son
How US private security guards opened fire on civilians in Baghdad, killing 17 people
Bush v Gore: The 'hanging chads' US election of 2000
The US presidential election of 2000 was one of the closest and most contested in history