Is Iran ready for change?Since his election in June 2013, moderate president Hassan Rohani has made many overtures to the West: releasing political prisoners, getting nuclear negotiations back on track and...
South Sudan government agrees to end hostilitiesIn South Sudan, President Salva Kiir's government has agreed to end fighting with rebels following days of violence. Meanwhile, African leaders have offered his rival, Riek Ma...
Mediators try to broker a peace deal in South SudanIn South Sudan, African mediators attempting to broker a peace deal have held talks with President Salva Kiir. This comes as clashes continue in the oil producing north, threatenin...
Crime wave hits Parisian suburb of ColombesThe reference was deliberate. The mayor of Colombes, a suburb of 85,000 north-west of Paris, knew comparing his town to Marseilles - where a drug related crime wave has left more t...
Iranians vote amid economic woesAs Iranians head to the polls this Friday, their country weathers an unprecedented economic crisis, due mainly to international sanctions over Iran's controversial nuclear pro...