We regret that due to a technical error our report of Nelson Mandela's death was unintentionally published. It has now been taken down.
University of Cape Town students have called for the removal of a statue of British colonialist Cecil John Rhodes from university grounds. The event reveals deeper discontent with South Africa's state of affairs.
Lee Kuan Yew, a prominent figure on Singapore's political scene since 1959, governed the city-state for more than three decades and shaped the country's political landscape. Lee died Monday in hospital at the age of 91.
Kurdish officials say a young German woman has died in battle against IS jihadists in Syria. Nineteen-year-old Ivana Hoffman was reportedly a member of the Marxist-Leninist Communist Party in Turkey.
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