The late US general was an inspiration for immigrants and Black Americans but his role in the Iraq War did great damage.
Powell’s 2003 UN testimony was key in events Iraqis say led to heavy costs for them – which can still be felt today.
Powell was the first Black secretary of state, but his legacy was tarnished in 2003 when he justified the war on Iraq.
Powell has called the misleading information he repeated in lead up to 2003 Iraq war a permanent ‘blot’ on his record.
Egypt’s former military ruler Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi has died aged 85, Egypt’s presidency said.
Plagued by health problems for years, the long-serving leader held onto power using repression and oil profits.
Geelani spearheaded Kashmir’s movement for self-determination and was a staunch proponent of merging with Pakistan.
Sudoku number puzzles are hugely popular around the world with millions challenging themselves every day.
Moses campaigned against segregation in the US South in 1960s and later helped improve minority mathematics education.
Peter R. de Vries reported on the biggest Dutch crime cases and showed compassion for the relatives of murder victims.
Moise served as president for more than four years amid increasing political instability and surging gang violence.
Kumar was one of Indian cinema’s most respected actors and starred in nearly 60 films in a career spanning 50 years.
On Kumar’s death, a writer remembers him accepting an unknown man’s lunch invite, making him a hero for his children.
The former US defence chief was the architect of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.