Africa:AU Summit 31 – The Western Sahara Debate Heats Up

Africa:AU Summit 31 – The Western Sahara Debate Heats Up

analysisBy Liesl Louw-Vaudran The contested Western Sahara, claimed by Morocco, borders Mauritania to the south. It is therefore apt that it is at the 31st African Union (AU) summit in the Mauritanian capital Nouakchott that AU Commission chairperson Moussa Faki...
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The Counterfeit Queen of Soul

The Counterfeit Queen of Soul

When Mary Jane Jones sang the gospel, her colossal voice seemed to travel far beyond her local Baptist church, over the ramshackle homes of West Petersburg, and far beyond the green fields of Virginia, where endless church spires pierced the...
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Meet the Americans Following in the Footsteps of the Knights Templar

Meet the Americans Following in the Footsteps of the Knights Templar

Joseph A. Auteri draws his sword and hands it to his Grand Prior, Patrick Carney, who brings it down through a layer of yellow icing, cutting a large birthday cake in half. A couple of hundred people cheer. The crowd...
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An Artistic Reimagining of London’s Past in ‘Old River Thames’

An Artistic Reimagining of London’s Past in ‘Old River Thames’

Meandering more than 200 miles through southern England, the River Thames has been the setting for history both momentous and quirky. Take, for example, swan upping. “It’s a purely British thing,” explains the London-based photographer Julia Fullerton-Ba...
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Fire at Nairobi Market Kills at Least 15

Fire at Nairobi Market Kills at Least 15

NAIROBI, Kenya — A fire swept through a market and nearby homes in central Nairobi early Thursday, killing at least 15 people and injuring 70 more. The blaze broke out in a timber yard around 2:30 a.m., officials said, and...
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AAP says its leader Naveen Jaihind will be party’s CM candidate in 2019 Haryana elections

AAP says its leader Naveen Jaihind will be party’s CM candidate in 2019 Haryana elections

Chandigarh: Senior AAP Haryana leader Naveen Jaihind will be the party’s chief ministerial candidate in the 2019 state assembly elections. The announcement was made by AAP’s Haryana media in-charge Sudhir Yadav at a press conference in Gurgaon on T...
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Nikki Haley visits gurdwara in Delhi, takes note of issue of 52 Indian asylum-seekers held in Oregon, US

Nikki Haley visits gurdwara in Delhi, takes note of issue of 52 Indian asylum-seekers held in Oregon, US

New Delhi: The Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) on Thursday took up with the US envoy to the United Nations Nikki Haley the issue of 52 Indians, mostly Sikhs, being held at a detention centre in the US state...
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Watch: In Satyamev Jayate trailer, John Abraham and Manoj Bajpayee indulge in a cat-and-mouse chase

Watch: In Satyamev Jayate trailer, John Abraham and Manoj Bajpayee indulge in a cat-and-mouse chase

You are here: John Abraham, who is still high on the success of Parmanu: The Story of Pokhran, is back in his familiar action avatar, in the brand new action-thriller Satyamev Jayate. In Satyamev Jayate, John Abraham is seen delivering vigilante...
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Thyssenkrupp nears JV compromise deal with Tata Steel to combine their European assets

Thyssenkrupp nears JV compromise deal with Tata Steel to combine their European assets

Duesseldorf/Frankfurt/London: Thyssenkrupp and Tata Steel are nearing a 15 billion euro ($17.4 billion) deal this week to combine their European assets into a global steel giant, sources familiar with the talks told Reuters. Talks to hammer out the final detai...
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Merkel: Defining moment for EU on migration

Merkel: Defining moment for EU on migration

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWhy is the Aquarius migrant rescue ship empty? German Chancellor Angela Merkel has urged European leaders to work together on finding solutions to irregular migration. She told Germany’s parliamen...
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