Despite the false steps, the corruption and the poverty Nelson Mandela left South Africans a legacy to be proud of.
Ever wondered why your mind weirdly starts reading English subtitles on an English film, automatically, without your being able to stop it? The answer lies in neuroscience, of course, but this feature of the brain is the key to a literacy project that has benefited more than 200 million Indians.
The ‘fake interpreter’ for the deaf who caused a global scandal at Nelson Mandela’s memorial service has a history of lying and fraud, and has previously faced rape and murder charges according to local media reports.
The women stood protectively around the tiny bundle perched on a plastic chair outside one of Turkey’s largest refugee camps as the sky darkened and the temperature dropped below freezing before winter’s first heavy dump of snow.
When protesters occupied key government buildings in Bangkok in November they scrawled graffiti that read in Thai: “Stupid crab bitch water buffalo face.”
One by one the family members rose to stand before the altar at the Washington National Cathedral and tell their stories of loss in a service of remembrance for all victims of gun violence in America, marking the first anniversary of the massacre in Newtown.
After four years on the run from police, Indian fugitive hit-run driver Puneet Puneet's forcible return to Australia was delayed another day, when he was brought to court 24 hours too early in New Delhi on Thursday.
With the first execution of a prisoner convicted by Bangladesh’s controversial war crimes tribunal, the country has plunged back into violence, and elections scheduled for next month seem increasingly unlikely to go ahead.
Will China really follow through on its threat to expel two dozen foreign journalists from the New York Times and Bloomberg?
Yemeni state television has aired horrific images of an al-Qaeda-claimed assault on a defence ministry complex in Sanaa.