As the base for French forces in Central African Republic, Bangui airport is one of the safest places in town. It is now also home to around 30,000 civilians who have fled fighting between Christian and Muslim militia.
The execution of leader Kim Jong Un's uncle marks the unprecedented fall from grace of one of the most powerful figures in North Korea and the most serious political upheaval in the country in decades.
Microwave popcorn makers could face a long and difficult task ridding their snacks of trans fats, if a US Food and Drug Administration proposal to ban the additives goes into effect. Just ask Orville Redenbacher.
There was an air of excitement at the Zwartkops Raceway near Pretoria last week as hundreds of fans turned up for the unveiling of a prototype car for a new circuit-racing competition, the Global Touring Car (GTC) series.
The year is 2040. The rain is incessant, with storms that last for days. And it is hot. The heat comes in waves that seem to go on for longer and longer. It turns out that the climate-change hype was real. The daily failure of the ageing electricity grid makes...