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Nelson Mandela's funeral will be held at his ancestral home in Qunu a week on Sunday, it has been announced.
Nelson Mandela gave us hope that Martin Luther King's words are true: "The arc of the moral universe is long but it bends toward justice."
Nelson Mandela's long but ultimately successful struggle to liberate South Africa's oppressed black majority made him a figure of hope and inspiration for millions of people around the world.
Britain is flying military equipment to the Central African Republic to help with France's armed intervention there.
Hurricane-force winds have been battering coastal areas across northern Europe, with fears storm surges could breach costal defences in low-lying areas.
A close aide of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un's uncle - who has "disappeared" after being apparently sacked from his roles in the regime - is reported to have fled the country.
Two people are in custody after they allegedly tried to steal parts of the Porsche that crashed killing Paul Walker and another man.
A wintry storm bearing down on Texas and much of the Midwest is expected to slicken highways, freeze power lines and leave residents in skin-stinging cold.
England will discover today which teams they will play in the group stages of the 2014 World Cup when the draw for the tournament takes place in Brazil.
An emotionally disturbed man has been charged with assault after an incident in Times Square that ended with New York police shooting at him and accidentally hitting two bystanders.