Writer Eris Choo describes growing up dark-skinned in Malaysia among “candle princesses”.
Image copyright Twitter Image caption The message Hawaiians saw on their phones An incoming missile alert plunged residents of Hawaii into panic on Saturday morning before it was declared a false alarm. Mobile phone users received a message saying: “Ballistic missile threat inbound to Hawaii. Seek immediate shelter. This is not a drill.” State Governor […]
Image copyright EPA Image caption Mr Ramaphosa’s speech in East London targeted corruption and the economy Cyril Ramaphosa, the new leader of South Africa’s ruling ANC, has said the party must address the “dysfunction” in its ranks and unite at all levels. Mr Ramaphosa told a large rally in the south-eastern city East London that […]
Image copyright EPA Image caption The Pope said he was sorry for the “irreparable damage” caused by abuse committed by clergy Pope Francis has met a group of victims of sexual abuse by priests in Chile. The meeting at the Vatican’s mission in Santiago was “strictly private”, his office said, providing no further details. Earlier […]