A South African soldier stands near a structure which is being built in the compound of the late former South African president Nelson Mandela's former home on Monday. (AFP)
JOHANNESBURG: A police spokesman in South Africa says that “thousands” of police officers will be on hand for a ceremony honoring Nelson Mandela in a Soweto soccer stadium.
SEOUL, South Korea: North Korea announced Monday it had sacked leader Kim Jong Un’s uncle, long considered the country’s No.
BEIJING: Beijing police have recommended state prosecutors bring charges against an anti-graft activist campaigning for Chinese officials to reveal their wealth, saying he broke the law by organizing
KABUL: The United Nations complained Sunday that Afghan authorities have been slow in enforcing a law protecting women against forced marriages, domestic violence and rape.
DHAKA: A Bangladesh court Sunday ordered prison authorities to hang a leader months after he was sentenced to death, raising fears of a new wave of clashes in the unrest-plagued nation.
TACLOBAN, Philippines: A month after one of the strongest typhoons ever recorded hit the Philippines, masses of survivors are living amid rubble in rebuilt shanty homes and experts say reconstructing
SEOUL: South Korea on Sunday announced an expansion of its air defense zone following China’s move to establish a similar zone that has been criticized by Beijing’s neighbors.
NEW DELHI: Accepting the people’s verdict with “humility,” top leadership of the Congress on Sunday pledged to transform the party ahead of 2014 Lok Sabha polls for which it would announce its p
TEHRAN: Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said Sunday his country opposes the presence of foreign forces in Afghanistan and the region, saying their presence generates tension, the official IRNA news
JOHANNESBURG: South Africans of all races and religions united in an outpouring of prayer and song for their beloved Nelson Mandela on Sunday, hearing calls to keep his dream of a Rainbow Nation alive
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