The dashing Olympic hero's murder trial - touted as the "trial of the century" - is underway in a drab Pretoria courtroom.
US Secretary of State John Kerry will visit the Ukrainian capital Kiev on Tuesday as America tries to strengthen its response to the Russian occupation of the Crimean peninsula.
Beijing: Chinese authorities have condemned a mass stabbing that has left at least 29 dead at a crowded railway station as a premeditated terrorist attack orchestrated by separatists from the restive western region of Xinjiang.
Taken from West Papua to Jakarta, two brothers describe being ''schooled'' in the Muslim faith.
It is being touted as the "trial of the century" – more dramatic than a Hollywood blockbuster, with a plot that defies reality.
Religious conversion of children is illegal in Indonesia, but there is evidence that the highest echelons of society are involved in the practice.
One week ago at the closing ceremony for Sochi’s Winter Olympics, IOC chief Thomas Bach delivered what many saw as a veiled plea to his host, Vladimir Putin seated opposite him in the Fisht stadium by the shores of the Black Sea.
European Union foreign ministers will hold a new round of crisis talks in Brussels on Monday on the rapidly escalating tensions in Ukraine, EU foreign affairs chief Catherine Ashton says.
Victims described knife-wielding attackers dressed in black bursting into Kunming railway station late on Saturday and slashing indiscriminately.Beijing’s top security official was reported to be heading to the scene.The incident ‘‘was an organised, premeditated violent terrorist attack’’ carried out by ‘‘unidentified knife-wielding people’’, the official news agency Xinhua said, citing authorities.
In Tripoli, Lebanon, Syrian refugees, some of the 2.5 million who have fled the war in their country that local rights groups say has claimed upwards of 125,000 lives and left more 6.5 million internally displaced, are trying to eke out an existence.