Aug 6, 2016

South Africa's ruling party suffers biggest election setback

South Africa’s ruling party has suffered its biggest election setback since taking power at the end of apartheid a generation ago, with local media reporting that the African National Congress has lost the metropolitan area that includes the country’s capital, Pretoria. The opposition Democratic ...

Kerry backs off Israel 'apartheid' remark

Apr 29, 2014

Kerry backs off Israel 'apartheid' remark

Secretary of State John Kerry says he chose the wrong word in describing Israel’s potential future after coming under withering criticism for saying the Jewish state could become an “apartheid state” if it doesn’t reach a peace deal with the Palestinians. In a statement ...

Dec 9, 2013

A 20th-century hero and icon

Nelson Mandela's life was a testimony to the need to put aside the anger and desire for vengeance to which one may feel rightfully entitled and to embrace the very best in humanity, regardless of race.