Many black South Africans said it was another example of wealthy whites securing preferential justice
Arab students were recently threatened to be punished as a result of staging a demonstration in support of the Palestinian people
Militarisation by both sides along the border has risen and public animosity between the two countries is growing, said Igor Sutyagin
Russia has long seen the Baltic as part of its sphere of influence, and still smarts at the former Soviet Baltic republics of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania entering NATO and the EU
The abduction and murder in early July of a Palestinian teenager in Shuafat by Israeli settlers has led to violent confrontations between Palestinian residents of Jerusalem and Israeli troops
Asia-Pacific summit approaching in Beijing, where PM Abe has yet to visit amid tensions over disputed islands, shrine for Japan's war dead
Several of Iraq's senior-most commanders and officials have detailed for the first time how troop shortages and infighting among top officers and Iraqi political leaders played into ISIL's hands and fuelled panic that led to the city's abandonment
The Israeli criminal war, due to an Israeli policy known as the Hannibal Directive, on Gaza Strip in 2014 resulted in killing more than 2,143 people, mostly civilians, and injuring over 11,000
There are an estimated 600,000 stateless people in Europe. Without nationality they are deprived of the rights and benefits most people take for granted and at risk of exploitation and detention
After tremendous crises, Bolivia is firmly in the ascendant but slumping commodity prices could just as soon derail President Morales' economic turnaround.
For the children a new curriculum awaits, with mentions of Ukraine carefully avoided, and a new focus on the history of Russia and the separatist regions.
In early September, Khamenei made a surprise announcement that he was having surgery and asked people to pray for his health.
The Western-backed rebels say they face a backlash from Syrians angered by the offensive because of civilian casualties from the week-old air campaign and suspicion of U.S. motives
Bitdefender, a Romania-based antivirus manufacturer, found last year that one in three of Android smartphone apps upload personal information to "third party companies, without specifically letting you know."
The course of Egypt's transition has raised concerns that the most populous Arab nation will fail to build state institutions free from corruption and nepotism that can deliver political stability and economic growth.
More Japanese women are continuing to work after having children, as a downtrend in wages since the late 1990s has made life harder for single-income families, and complaints about harassment and discrimination related to pregnancy and childbirth have risen