The Dutch are still the world’s tallest population, but the growth that has seen the country top global height charts for decades appears to have ground to a halt. Scientists have offered a number of potential explanations.
The man who inspired the film “Hotel Rwanda” has been convicted of terrorism offenses and sentenced to 25 years in prison in a trial that human rights watchdogs and other critics of Rwanda’s repressive government have described as an act of retaliation
The head of the German Bishops’ Conference has defended the pope’s decision to allow the archbishop of Hamburg to stay on at this post, despite being faulted for his handling of sexual abuse allegations within the church
South Africa’s Constitutional Court has thrown a lifeline to the ruling African National Congress party by allowing the electoral commission to reopen the registration of candidates for local government elections in November