Unpacking South Africa’s fraught and complex land debate

Unpacking South Africa’s fraught and complex land debate

Johannesburg, South Africa - Last week, US President Donald Trump ignited a firestorm when he decided to wade into the sensitive land debate in South Africa. Trump wrote in a tweet that he had asked Mike Pompeo, the US secretary of state, to look into "land and farm seizures" and "large scale killings of white farmers". Trump's…
Milwaukee’s pitch to Democrats: Try visiting Wisconsin this time

Milwaukee’s pitch to Democrats: Try visiting Wisconsin this time

Milwaukee is the home of Harley-Davidson, a prized piece of Americana that’s emblematic of the impact of Trump’s messy trade war and his penchant for picking fights over Twitter. | Darren Hauck/AP Photo for Harley-Davidson Elections In a bid for the 2020 convention, city officials warn against repeating the 2016 Midwestern mistake. By NATASHA KORECKI…
Pro14: Ospreys v Edinburgh – radio & text

Pro14: Ospreys v Edinburgh – radio & text

Pro14: Ospreys v Edinburgh - radio & text - BBC Sport ]]> Summary First Pro14 match of the season for both sides Ospreys fifth in Conference A last season Edinburgh beaten quarter-finalists last term Jones returns as new skipper Tipuric leads Ospreys Four debutants in Edinburgh XV
Why Mark Penn Is Sounding Trumpy

Why Mark Penn Is Sounding Trumpy

Mark Penn recently moved into a brand new office on Washington, D.C.’s I Street, just a few blocks away from the White House, where he used to have an office during the Clinton administration. It’s been a decade since Penn served as a top strategist for the Clintons, enjoying the inside-the-Beltway “genius” status conferred on…

Is China detaining Uighur Muslims in secret camps?

China has been accused of detaining more than a million Uighur Muslims in what UN human rights experts say resembles "a massive internment camp, shrouded in secrecy, a sort of no-rights zone". The camps are believed to be in the western region of Xinjiang. China denies such camps exist, but says criminals involved in minor…
Former Manafort associate is charged with failing to register as a foreign agent

Former Manafort associate is charged with failing to register as a foreign agent

An associate of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort (pictured), Samuel Patten, was charged Friday with failing to register as a foreign agent for a pro-Russian Ukrainian political party. | Mark Wilson/Getty Images The case was referred by special counsel Robert Mueller. By KYLE CHENEY 08/31/2018 10:47 AM EDT Updated 08/31/2018 11:31 AM EDT 2018-08-31T11:31-0400…