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Agence France-Presse

Agence France-Presse

    Mandela family 'dismayed' by funeral corruption claims
    Mandela family 'dismayed' by funeral corruption claims
    Nelson Mandela's family has expressed "indignation and dismay" at allegations that officials stole and misspent $22-million intended for Mandela's...
    'Civil rights champion' wins senate seat over accused child molester
    'Civil rights champion' wins senate seat over accused child molester
    Doug Jones, the Democrat who pulled off a stunning upset victory in Alabama's nail-biter Senate contest on Tuesday, is considered a champion for...
    Global warming and the melting Arctic is the 'new normal'
    Global warming and the melting Arctic is the 'new normal'
    An increasingly warm Arctic, where temperatures rise twice as fast as the rest of the planet and ice melts at an alarming pace is the "new normal,"...
    Global investors are launching a climate plan to pressure gas emitters
    Global investors are launching a climate plan to pressure gas emitters
    A group of more than 200 global investors, including banking giant HSBC and French insurer AXA, are following through on a promise to fight climate...
    Climate summit: The greening of international finance
    Climate summit: The greening of international finance
    It is often said that the colour of money is green, but until recently the finance industry hasn't been well adapted to helping achieve policy...
    Mourinho clashes with Man City players, hit by plastic bottle - reports
    Mourinho clashes with Man City players, hit by plastic bottle - reports
    Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho became involved in a physical confrontation with Manchester City's players after complaining about their...
    Manchester’s age-old feud
    Manchester’s age-old feud
    Manchester United clash with bitter rivals Manchester City at Old Trafford on Sunday in a Premier League summit meeting that will go a long way...
    Bitcoin defies bubble fears and smashes $12 000, hitting a new record
    Bitcoin defies bubble fears and smashes $12 000, hitting a new record
    Bitcoin smashed through the $12,000 barrier for the first time Wednesday, extending the virtual currency's stratospheric rise to new records as it...
    Australian dogs trained to sniff out endangered species
    Australian dogs trained to sniff out endangered species
    Australian dogs are being trained to sniff out the droppings of endangered animals in a scheme that offers greater understanding of threatened...
    It's a 'Whodunnit', as Aussie reptiles go extinct
    It's a 'Whodunnit', as Aussie reptiles go extinct
    Three species of reptile on Christmas Island in Australia have been declared extinct in the wild, according to a study released on Tuesday, with...
    NBA: Warriors thump Heat, Rockets rule the road
    NBA: Warriors thump Heat, Rockets rule the road
    The NBA champion Golden State Warriors rode a dominant third quarter to a decisive 123-95 victory over the Heat in Miami on Sunday.
    Myanmar social media anger after Pope uses 'Rohingya' word
    Myanmar social media anger after Pope uses 'Rohingya' word
    Pope Francis's embrace of the Rohingya during a trip to Bangladesh has sparked some angry comment on social media in Myanmar, where just days...