LAST GOODBYE: Officers carry the coffin of South African former President Nelson Mandela to the Union Buildings marking the start of a three-day lying in state in Pretoria on Wednesday. (AFP)
JOHANNESBURG: South Africans united in mourning for Nelson Mandela on Friday, but while some celebrated his remarkable life with dance and song, others fretted that the anti-apartheid hero’s
LAHORE, Pakistan: Police say gunmen riding on a motorcycle have opened fire on a vehicle carrying a leader of a hard-line Sunni group in eastern Pakistan, killing him and wounding a passer-by before f
LONDON: Thousands of people in Britain face a second day of flooding and tidal surges after a powerful storm with hurricane-force gusts roared across northern Europe.
JOHANNESBURG: People across South Africa are commemorating Nelson Mandela with song, tears and prayers as the government prepares funeral ceremonies that will draw leaders and other dignitaries from a
JOHANNESBURG: Nelson Mandela, who became one of the world’s most beloved statesmen and a colossus of the 20th century when he emerged from 27 years in prison to negotiate an end to
MANILA: A Philippine court on Thursday slapped a gag order on boxing hero Manny Pacquiao and the tax bureau as they battle over his allegedly unpaid taxes worth tens of millions of dollars.
DHAKA: Bangladesh’s former military dictator Hussain Muhammad Ershad threatened to kill himself Thursday after security forces besieged his home following his decision to boycott next month’s elec
MEDAN, Indonesia: An Indonesian court sentenced 14 Rohingya asylum seekers from Myanmar to nine months in jail for their role in a deadly brawl at a detention center that left eight Buddhist fishermen
BANGKOK: Thailand’s revered King Bhumibol Adulyadej urged the nation to work together for “stability” in a speech Thursday on his 86th birthday, as protesters prepare for fresh anti-government r
NEW DELHI: Voters may have handed India’s ruling Congress party a crushing defeat in four states in the heartland while ending its majority in a remote northeastern state, exit polls showed on Wedne
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