Kathrada, who dedicated his life to fighting the racial injustice of white-minority rule, was also a critic of Zuma as allegations of corruption mounted.
Across Peru, dozens have been killed and tens of thousands displaced after sudden warming of Pacific waters off the coast unleashed torrential downpours in recent weeks
If the court grants the arrest warrant, Park Geun-hye will become the country’s third former president to be detained in custody while being investigated.
The Mosul strike, if confirmed, would be one of the deadliest single incidents for civilians in recent memory in any major conflict involving the US military
Last week, 14 nations urged elections and freedom of jailed opponents of President Maduro’s socialist government, turning up the pressure on him.
One of the founders, Benny Tai said the activists might plead guilty to the charges in a spirit of civil disobedience.
Two teenage girls dressed in leggings were stopped from boarding a flight on Monday.
The wide-ranging order is the boldest yet in Trump’s push to cut environmental regulation to revive the oil and gas drilling and coal mining industries.
On Monday, it emerged that executives of Russian state development bank Vnesheconombank (VEB) had talks with Kushner during a bank roadshow last year.
No injuries had been reported so far but the storm was travelling southwest so slowly that weather forecasters said cyclone conditions could persist for as long as 24 hours.
It takes months of hard work to find water in Sivagangai, Tamil Nadu. Meet the people who dig wells for a living.
The use of nuclear weapons – arguably the most devastating of all weapons of mass destruction – is currently not necessarily prohibited under international law.
Even the middle class in Egypt cannot afford the constantly increasing food prices, and are saying that they don’t know how long they can bear it.
The latest in a series of meetings will see the two countries sign a number of agreements on political and economic matters.
Only 16.5% of workers in India earn a regular wage.
The ‘Umbrella Movement’ street occupations in late 2014 called for genuine democracy in the former British colony, and paralysed key roads for 79 days.
It was the biggest gathering since a Saudi-led coalition of Arab states entered the conflict in 2015 to try to restore President Hadi to power.
The military’s casualty figure of 160 was much lower than that given by local officials. A municipal official had said on Saturday that 240 bodies had been pulled from the rubble.
The protests, reckoned to be the biggest since a wave of anti-Kremlin demonstrations in 2011/2012, come a year before a presidential election that Vladimir Putin is expected to contest.
The explosions in the northeastern district of Sylhet came a day after a suicide bomber blew himself up at a security checkpoint near the country’s main airport in an attack claimed by ISIS.
This is election year for several African countries and there’s a need to ensure social media isn’t used to incite violence. But can governments be prevented from restricting citizens’ rights?
Scientific crime scene analysis is more popular in India’s pulp fiction than in real life investigations.
The LuxLeaks scandal erupted in 2014 and sparked a major global push against generous deals handed to multinationals, which grew even stronger with new revelations such as the Panama Papers.
The researchers said constant use of satnav would probably have longer-term limiting effects, making users less able to learn and navigate a city’s street network unaided.
Today we are again in a climate that questions the value and scope of academic freedom. The freedom of our universities has been challenged by narrow considerations of what is perceived to be ‘public good.’
Triple digit inflation and a decaying socialist economic model have left medications ranging from simple anti-inflammatory drugs to chemotherapy medication out of reach for most Venezuelans.
The militant group said it killed many officers and wounded others, an account not confirmed by authorities.
Syria’s army and its allies retook a village near Hama on Saturday as the government tries to turn back a major insurgent offensive.
The Raqqa campaign appears to be gathering steam as an overlapping US-backed effort in Iraq is drawing closer to driving ISIS from the city of Mosul.
A sampling Trump’s tweets on his plans to repeal Obamacare, followed by comments from Trump on Friday after his fellow Republicans yanked the plan.
Can social media create opportunities to identify and challenge government pitfalls and problematic policies?
The annual healthcare and lost productivity costs for those made ill from smoking are estimated at around $1 trillion.
House of Representatives leaders yanked the bill after a rebellion by Republican moderates and the party’s most conservative lawmakers left them short of votes.
While France teeters on the brink of the far right, left parties elsewhere in Europe are showing surprising strength.
Hundreds of demonstrators turned out in Washington, Chicago and Los Angeles marking the seventh anniversary of enactment of Obamacare.
The UN and rights groups have accused the Sri Lankan military of killing thousands of civilians, mostly Tamils, during the final weeks of the civil war.
For the first time, the Nehruvian order is facing an existential challenge. It can be met – as it must be – but only by a morally superior politics.
Four cables issued by Tillerson over two weeks provide insight into how US government is implementing “extreme vetting” of foreigners entering the US.
More than 80 people have been killed and 110,000 displaced in rain-related incidents since December, most of them this month.
The attack was the deadliest in UK since 2005, when 52 people were killed by Islamist suicide bombers on London’s public transport system.