Germany is celebrating its so-called "fifth season" with more than a few odd customs, many of which date back centuries. Here are five such traditions, including snipped ties and men dressed up as virgins.
Police fired stun grenades, rubber bullets and water cannon as the latest wave of anti-immigrant protests erupted in Pretoria. President Jacob Zuma has condemned anti-foreigner violence and appealed for calm.
Is it really just a game? Moscow wants to use military exercises to revive the memory of the storming of the Reichstag. German observers are warning against a dangerous militarization of Russia's youth.
The unprecedented public attention for the race to lead the Democratic National Committee, a post with limited powers, is a sign of the deep discontent over Donald Trump. It also represents a symbolic shift of the party.
With no end in sight to this crisis, humanitarian actors must call for concerted engagement of political, developmental and security actors to help stabilise the region, writes the head of the UN migration agency.
Spain’s high court Thursday sentenced former International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Rodrigo Rato to four and a half years in jail for embezzlement and found 64 other Spanish bank executives guilty of misappropriation. Rato, who headed the IMF from 2004 to 2007 was also a prominent member of the ruling Popular Party. He served as finance minister and headed […]