Opinion

The ICJ may help Chagossians to finally return home

An upcoming ICJ decision on the status of the Chagos Islands may upset both the UK and Mauritius.

Constantinos Yiallourides

by Constantinos Yiallourides

Constantinos Yiallourides

Weather

Climate science is not a belief system

What are greenhouse gases, and why it matters if their levels increase.

Climate science is not a belief system

Malaysia

Mauritius debris to be looked at in MH370 investigation

If confirmed to be from missing Malaysia airlines flight, debris will be first found from the inside of the plane.

Mauritius debris to be looked at in MH370 investigation

Kenya

Air France flight bomb scare a 'false alarm'

Airline boss says device that forced flight from Mauritius to Paris to land in Kenya did not present any danger.

Air France flight bomb scare a 'false alarm'

Kenya

Air France passengers questioned over suspected bomb

Flight from Mauritius to Paris forced to make emergency landing in Mombasa after explosive device found, official says.

Air France passengers questioned over suspected bomb

Africa

Changing fortunes of Mauritius' ousted leaders

A snap election call backfired in December, and now former high-level officials face a raft of corruption charges.

Changing fortunes of Mauritius' ousted leaders

Asia

Modi to be sworn in as India's new PM

Statements hint at smaller central government as South Asian leaders prepare to attend formal inauguration ceremony.

Modi to be sworn in as India's new PM

US & Canada

Sri Lankans still searching for missing sons

UN considers independent inquiry into rights abuses in Sri Lanka war which left 100,000 dead and many missing.

Sport

Issues on the FIFA Congress agenda

From tackling racism to addressing gender inequalities, those at the 63rd FIFA Congress will have plenty to talk about.

Issues on the FIFA Congress agenda

Asia

Colombo summit overshadowed by rights row

Sri Lanka government criticised over alleged war crimes against ethnic Tamils as Commonwealth leaders meet.

Business & Economy

Study finds growth not helping Africa's poor

Survey says African countries have failed to reduce poverty despite economic growth experienced over the past decade.

Study finds growth not helping Africa's poor

Inside Story

Rwanda: A democracy in the making?

As Rwandans are heading to the polls, we ask whether these elections will be transparent, free and fair.

Sport

Malawi report Keshi to FIFA for racism

After Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi calls Tom Sainfiet crazy and 'a white dude', the Malawi FA makes a complaint.

Malawi report Keshi to FIFA for racism

US & Canada

US extends embassy closures

State department says 19 embassies in Middle East and Africa would be closed for up to a week "out of caution".

US extends embassy closures

Sport

Blatter takes up Palestinian plight

With travel restrictions placed on Palestinian players, FIFA President Sepp Blatter is aiming to highlight their cause.

Blatter takes up Palestinian plight