Economic decisions by Athens's leader may push Greeks to vote for the neo-fascist Golden Dawn.
The Chinese government tried to take on thriving online marketplace Alibaba, but owner Jack Ma beat the regulators at their own game.
China is violating human rights at an intensity that is unprecedented in its recent history, a top watchdog group said on Thursday.
A Chinese state-owned newspaper says the West is facing the consequences for slavery and colonialism, following the attack on "Charlie Hebdo".
At least 35 people were killed and 48 injured, according to city officials, during Shanghai's New Year celebration at the Bund.
The issue dominates debates, but for different reasons, from the far right making political capital to border guards pushing migrant boats back.
2014 will be remembered as the year politicians defeated climate scientists and solidified weak climate change targets, writes Sipho Kings.
China says there is no proof North Korea was behind the Sony cyber attack, and Pyongyang says it will retaliate against the US mainland if need be.
The UN climate talks in Lima, Peru, head for weakened deals in Lima on limiting global warming as meetings continue for an extra day.
China is holding a day of remembrance, the first of its kind, for the thousands of people killed during the Nanjing massacre in 1937.
With the government and business casting their gaze ever eastwards, South Africans are being urged to familiarise themselves with Chinese culture.
President Xi Jinping has overseen a sweeping tightening of controls as part of a broader campaign against anyone seen challenging the ruling party.
During secret negotiations, the US pledged to cut its emissions by 28% by 2025 and China promised to reach a peak in emissions by 2030.
China and the US will sign a deal that will ensure negotiations on targets for climate change are agreed on at next year's climate talks in Paris.
Officials who visited Tanzania with President Xi Jinping took advantage of the lack of security checks to buy large amounts of ivory, say activists.
Clashes that have erupted in the city have deepened a sense of impasse between government and a pro-democracy movement.
We take a look at the context behind the Hong Kong protests – which saw more than 100 000 people take to the streets of the city.
The perception that China dictates to South Africa is unfounded, Parliament's portfolio committee on international relations and co-operation said.
The Dalai Lama has lashed out at Zuma after authorities denied the spiritual leader entry to South Africa, accusing SA of 'bullying' him.