BREAKING NEWS

2008-12-16

Europe

Chinese Sakharov no-show

Hu Jia can not come to accept the European Parliament’s Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought this Wednesday because he is in prison. It is not

World

Breakaway party challenges ANC

South Africa’s ruling ANC party faces its greatest post-apartheid challenge, with the rise of a breakaway party determined to bury its all-powerful

Culture

Titi Robin's musical journey

French guitarist Thierry “Titi” Robin’s new album Kali Sultana blends music from the East and West, from the deserts of Rajastan to the shores of the

World

Madoff fallout hits charities

Shockwaves from the alleged Bernard Madoff investment fraud continue to spread around the world, with banks and financial institutions scrambling to

World

Chu got the energy job

US President-elect Barack Obama, who has promised a pro-active approach to the environment and global warming, has named his Energy Secretary. Nobel