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South Africa's president is a man whose rule has split his country down the middle.
A man is convicted of inciting ethnic hatred after trampling on the Mongol ruler's portrait.
Flights at the hub, opened only last week, are disrupted in a stoppage by air traffic controllers.
Alexei Ulyukayev sought a $2m bribe during an oil privatisation deal, a court rules.
The judge describes the crime as a "depraved and sadistic act" by a man his victim trusted.
Her son, Rahul Gandhi, has been elected unopposed as the new Congress leader.
A genetic study shows the decline of one of the rarest mammals on Earth began during the last Ice Age.
Nearly 20 entities have been targeted as Japan widens its blacklist of companies trading with Pyongyang.
Theresa May was applauded by European counterparts at a dinner on Thursday, ahead of the EU decision.
She is accused of taking out fraudulent bank loans and buying bitcoin to funnel cash to IS.
Chief of the defence staff Sir Stuart Peach warns disruption to undersea cables could be "catastrophic".
Oxford Dictionaries says the word, coined in the 1960s, sums up millennials driving political change.
A landmark inquiry makes more than 400 recommendations aimed at protecting children.
About 7,000 firefighters are trying to tackling the Thomas fire, the fourth biggest in state history.
A selection of the best photos from across and about Africa this week.
Pablo Kuczynski has reportedly lost the support of key cabinet members over corruption allegations.
The internet of things poses new threats to our security, so how should we be fighting back?
Berlin is offering asylum seekers thousands of euros to retrace their steps - but is it ethical?
A journalist looks for the truth of his father's role in one of the largest clandestine missions in US history.
China's 1977 college entrance exams brought in a generation that would change the country forever.