JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa is one of the most unequal countries in the world and more needs to be done here and in Africa to follow the example set by former President Nelson Mandela to build bridges,
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian media report that a boat being piloted by a captain suspected of being drunk has crashed into a barge, killing four people and wounding 49.
The Interfax news agency, citing regional police and emergency
ISLAMABAD (AP) — A Pakistani court on Saturday dismissed charges against a cleric who accused a young Christian girl of blasphemy and who was arrested last year for allegedly forging evidence against her, his lawyer said.
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Gunmen shot dead 11 people, mostly Christians, near a town in central Syria on Saturday, state media and activists said, an attack described by a local resident as aimed at members of the religious
VENICE, Italy (AP) — A German tourist has died in Venice after the gondola he was riding in crashed into a larger boat ferrying passengers along the Grand Canal.
Venice fire chief of staff Giovanni Carlesso says the
SAO PAULO (AP) — The Brazilian government is concerned that some hotels listed on FIFA’s website for the 2014 World Cup plan steep price hikes during the tournament and is reportedly considering investigating the FIFA-appointed agency in charge
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian authorities on Saturday revoked the immigration privileges held by a Singaporean man who offended some Muslims by allegedly letting Buddhists use an Islamic prayer room.
The case has provoked debate about whether
CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian authorities are considering disbanding the Muslim Brotherhood group, a government spokesman said Saturday, as security forces raided a mosque in Cairo where protesters supporting the nation’s ousted president had been barricaded inside.
BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel says anti-Semitism and racism remain a threat to democracy in Europe almost 70 years after the end of World War II.
Merkel cited the ongoing trial of five alleged neo-Nazis over
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s new president said Saturday that his countrymen elected him to change the country’s foreign policy and shift away from the bombastic style adopted under his predecessor, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.
Hasan Rouhani said his government
CAIRO (AP) — Spokesman: Egypt government considering disbanding the Muslim Brotherhood group.
CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian security official says the brother of al-Qaida chief Ayman al-Zawahri has been arrested in Egypt.
The official said Saturday that Mohammed al-Zawahri, leader of the ultraconservative Jihadi Salafist group, was detained at a
CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian government spokesman says death toll in Friday’s clashes has risen to 173 nationwide.
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Insurgents staged a pre-dawn ambush on a construction camp in Afghanistan’s western Herat province on Saturday, killing 10 people in one of several deadly attacks across the country overnight and in the morning.
BEIJING (AP) — At least 25 people have died in storms and floods in China’s northeast in the past week, local authorities and state media reported.
Civil affairs officials in Heilongjiang province said late Friday that the disasters