Vladimir Putin cruised to victory in Russia's presidential election on Sunday, giving him at least another six years in power as Moscow's relations with the West become increasingly strained.
Independent observers monitoring web streams of Russia's presidential election polling stations have cried foul, sharing video links on social media alleging violations across the country.
Defense and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Ngqakula is due to travel to Vietnam this week. This as South Africa and Vietnam honours 25 years of diplomatic ties.
Russians are heading to the polls on Sunday to vote in a presidential election that is expected to usher in President Vladimir Putin's fourth term.
Facebook said it had suspended Cambridge Analytica and its parent group Strategic Communication Laboratories after reports that they did not delete information about Facebook users that had been inappropriately shared.
Thousands of terrified Syrian civilians fled for their lives on Saturday, as they sought to escape two raging offensives in a rebel bastion outside Damascus and a northwestern Kurdish enclave.
President by a unanimous vote on Saturday morning at the ongoing first session of the 13th National People's Congress (NPC), China's highest organ of state power.
The steel and aluminum tariffs imposed by U.S. President Trump have made the cost of doing business a lot harder for many domestic companies.
US Attorney General Jeff Sessions fired the FBI’s former No.2 official Andrew McCabe on Friday.
Russian voters are set to propel Vladimir Putin to another term as president in an election on Sunday but for many ordinary people economic concerns cast a shadow on their lives.
It is absurd to blame Russia for a chemical attack on a former Russian spy and his daughter, said a Russian reporter in Moscow on Thursday.
A newly erected pedestrian bridge spanning several lanes of traffic collapsed at Florida International University on Thursday, killing four people, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Downey said.
Russia has again denied it was responsible for an alleged nerve agent attack on British soil that has left a former Russian agent, his daughter and a British police officer in a critical condition.
From Washington to Los Angeles, students walked out of US classrooms Wednesday in the largest grassroots protest against gun violence seen in years, demanding action one month to the day after a deadly shooting rampage at a Florida high school.
Britain will expel 23 Russian diplomats in response to a nerve toxin attack on a Russian ex-spy in southern England, Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday, describing the attack as an unlawful use of force by Russia against the United Kingdom.
China voiced hope on Wednesday Donald Trump's sudden firing of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will not impact bilateral relations or planned talks between the US president and North Korea's leader.
President Rodrigo Duterte said on Wednesday he was pulling the Philippines out of the treaty underpinning the International Criminal Court, which is examining his deadly drug war.
US President Donald Trump toured the US border with Mexico on Tuesday and examined eight styles of walls, prototypes for the barrier he promised to build to keep out illegal immigrants and drugs.
The progress for women and girls means changing the unequal power dynamics that underpin discrimination and violence.
Chinese Ambassador to South Africa Lin Songtian has lashed out at the United States Secretary-General for his recent comments on China's relationship with Africa.
US President Donald Trump on Tuesday announced the departure of his top diplomat Rex Tillerson, to be succeeded by the current CIA chief Mike Pompeo.
United Nations Secretary General Antonio Gutteres says progress for women and girls means changing the unequal power dynamics that underpin discrimination and violence.
Western allies have voiced support for Britain after Prime Minister Theresa May said it was "highly likely" that Moscow was responsible for a nerve agent attack on a Russian former double agent.
British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Monday it was “highly likely” that Moscow was responsible for the poisoning in England of former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter using a military-grade nerve agent. May told parliament that either the Russian state was directly responsible for the poisoning or it had allowed the […]
From a city rich with ancient buildings and UNESCO World Heritage sites to a waste land scattered with remains of shelled buildings, blasted by bombs over the past 7-years, Syria remains a battleground. President Bashar al-Assad’s regime, opposition and rebel forces continue to defy sanctions and ceasefires, making an end to this war far from […]
Marine Le Pen, the leader of France’s far-right National Front party, which at the weekend decided to change its name to the National Rally, plans to sue another right-wing politician who accuses her of stealing his party’s name. The legal sparring comes as Le Pen is trying to revive her movement after defeat to Emmanuel […]
South Africa is expected to launch its bid to for a rotational seat at the United Nations Security Council in New York before end of March.
President Donald Trump's administration will step up aid to states that want to arm school employees, officials said Sunday under a plan to increase campus safety after the killing of 17 people in Florida.
Cubans went to the polls on Sunday in a one-party vote that marks the penultimate step in a political process that will culminate next month with the selection of the island's first non-Castro leader since the 1959 revolution.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe led a sombre ceremony Sunday as Japan marked the seventh anniversary of a deadly earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster that devastated its north-eastern coast and left around 18,500 people dead or missing.