Ghana

Ghana, 60 years after independence

Today March 6, Ghana celebrates its Independence Day. Here is an overview of its democracy, education and resources.

Ghana, 60 years after independence

Inside Story

What's the cost to privacy in our connected lives?

Balancing security and privacy against ease and convenience - is a more technologically connected world a better one?

Arts & Culture

'Nobel of architecture' won by Catalan trio

Rafael Aranda, Carme Pigem and Ramon Vialta named 2017 winners of architecture world's top prize.

Pritzker Architecture Prize won by Spanish trio

United States

'White Helmets' bags Oscar on politically charged night

Film on Syrian rescue group wins best short documentary in ceremony marked by reaction to Trump immigration policies.

'White Helmets' bags Oscar on politically charged night

Oscars

Red faces as wrong winner read out in Oscars fiasco

Moonlight bags the best picture after an astonishing flub in which La La Land was initially named the winner.

Arts & Culture

Second Palestinian wins popular Arab Idol contest

Yacoub Shaheen, 23, follows in the footsteps of Mohammed Assaf who won the televised singing competition four years ago.

Syria's Civil War

After six years of war, low hopes for Syria peace talks

As officials and rebels gather in Geneva for more meetings, prospect of war ending fades with ceasefire falling apart.

Syria's Geneva talks: 'Expectations pretty low'

Arts & Culture

An explosive start to the Chinese New Year in Taiwan

In this 19th-century festival, legend has it, cholera ravaged Yanshui until the god of war was summoned with fireworks.

An explosive start to the Chinese New Year in Taiwan

Sport

Cameroon beats Egypt to lift African football title

Vincent Aboubakar scores brilliant late winner, helping Cameroon to claim fifth African Cup of Nations football triumph.

AFCON: Cameroon beats Egypt to lift African title

#BlackHistoryMonth

Black History Month: An American story you weren't told

'The history of African Americans, which is to say the history of America, is a pendulum of resilience and retaliation.'

Black History Month: An American story you weren't told

Arts & Culture

Year of the Rooster: Millions welcome Chinese New Year

China's main annual holiday attracts crowds at home and abroad in celebration marked by fireworks and lamps.

Chinese Lunar New Year: Year of the Rooster

Australia

Australia Day protesters commemorate 'Invasion Day'

Indigenous Australians protest against the national holiday, which they say marks their dispossession and subjugation.

Australia Day protesters commemorate 'Invasion Day'

Cinema

More diversity among Oscar nominations after furore

Seven of 20 actors nominated for an Academy Award are not white, compared to previous years which had no representation.