Syrians mourn death of revolution

With regime troops and jihadists battling for control of Syria, activists who led a pro-democracy uprising in 2011 say their revolution has died.

North Korea brands US as racist

Condemned at the UN for rights abuses, North Korea hit back on Friday, describing the United States as a human rights "tundra".

Vietnam vet's remains repatriated

The remains of a US soldier who went missing during a firefight in the Vietnam War have been identified after 47 years.

Namibia gets e-voting

Voting began on Friday in Namibia's presidential and legislative elections, with "born-free" voters also queuing up.