Here is what you need to know about Indonesia's elections and what's at stake.
Fifty years after the founding of South African Students' Organisation this anti-apartheid movement remains a model for student activists.
New research finds tiny particles in the atmosphere had been carried nearly 100km. Should we be worried?
There are concerns that the transition to civilian rule in Sudan won't be smooth.
Scientists now have a better understanding of what martial eagles eat. This is valuable for the conservation of this endangered species.
Whenever writings were explicit, liberal or anti-Catholic, the Francoist censors crossed them out.
The flood waters caused by Cyclone Idai have receded. But in some ways, the problems for many of the countries affected, are just beginning.
They wanted to oust Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu in Tuesday's election, but the failure of three centrist generals to talk about key issues may have made Netanyahu the apparent winner.
Its defeat in Syria may now give way to new dangers.
A serious concern is the possibility of a long, drawn-out siege of Libya's capital, Tripoli.
Home visits as part of community-based schemes to women during and after pregnancy can improve the health of mothers and babies.
Rwanda has overcome its past to become a development miracle but if it's not careful, history could repeat itself.
There is no inherent tension between Islam and democratic values. Like any use of religion in politics, the application of Sharia as law depends on who is using it – and why.
India’s general election, held over six weeks in April and May, pits the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party’s Narendra Modi against a varied band of opponents, including Rahul Gandhi.
Bad tourists are causing a global backlash, with consequences for the entire industry.
In some West African communities, age and magico-religious beliefs have a huge role to play in a woman's independence.
The deal between the DRC and the Chinese company Sicomines didn't take into account how the Congolese people would benefit.
In Ghana vigilante groups are formed to act on behalf of political parties.
There are limits to what charities can do now about past donors who are accused of morally reprehensible behavior.
China is funding global infrastructure projects to expand its influence and capacity for economic growth.