The government has made significant social changes, but progress toward diversifying the economy has been halting.
Kenya's opposition leader has plunged the country into an unprecedented crisis by announcing a "people's assembly" as a parallel government on the eve of presidential elections.
Catalonia's vice president has heaped pressure on Madrid the day before a crucial deadline, saying there are "no other options" but independence.
The suspect reportedly told police "if I were younger, I wouldn't have been caught".
The two men, who oppose Russia's annexation of Crimea from Ukraine, were given jail terms last month.
The NAACP warns black flyers could experience "disrespectful, discriminatory or unsafe conditions".
Members spoke about their own experiences with sexual harassment in the “Brussels bubble” and demanded action to combat the abuse.
A Japanese food firm has developed a noise-cancelling fork to take the socially awkward "slurp" away from eating noodles.
Many in the country are asking themselves how, after the national trauma of election violence 10 years ago, they have ended up yet again in a muddled election.
A parliamentary assistant says she has a record of 50 cases involving herself and colleagues.
New security measures brought in by the Trump administration will mean all US-bound air travellers are likely to have to provide further details at the airport before they fly.
It comes after Iran launched a criminal investigation into 150 staff, former staff and contributors.
After the tackle, the bank customer directed police cars to the fleeing robber.
Aasim Saeed is calling on the UK to grant him asylum. He and four of his friends went missing in January.
Scientists have discovered evidence that a huge dinosaur - an ancestor of the T-rex- roamed in Africa 200 million years ago.
Rod Nordland, The Times’s international correspondent at large, told of his experiences interviewing militants in Iraq in a Facebook Live interview.
Eleven defendants, including senior Amnesty International figures, deny the charges.
As its official release nears, the movie about an affair between Russia’s last czar and a ballerina drew further protests from Orthodox Christians.
The FBI declassifies 1,500 pages relating to the 2012 school shooting in Newtown that left 26 dead.
Damien Cave, Australia bureau chief, found that the average internet connection speed in the country ranked below Kenya’s, but that a local website could teach Craigslist some lessons.
A groundsman is sacked for allegedly agreeing to tamper with the wicket before Wednesday's ODI between India and New Zealand.
The 93 year old apologises for any distress caused after an accusation by actress Heather Lind.
The president tweets he is the "victim" of a sordid opposition research file compiled about him.
Fats Domino, one of most influential rock and roll performers of the 1950s and 60s, has died aged 89.
Fats Domino, one of the most influential rock'n'roll stars of the 1950s, has died aged 89.
Hawaii's largest city becomes the first worldwide to take the measure against "smartphone zombies".
Arguments over the law center on how a traditionally white, Catholic and French-speaking province can absorb new immigrants’ cultures, while protecting its own.
A $5 million property with executive suites and a two-room mud hut with wasps and 80-cent beans speak of the Bamian Valley’s fluctuating fortunes.
Why was the Supreme Court unable to rule on a last-minute petition to delay the election, set for Thursday?
A finding gave weight to theories of skulduggery tied to the 1961 crash of the plane carrying the United Nations chief Dag Hammarskjold.
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