SA marks 27 years since Mandela’s release

South Africa on Saturday marked the historic release of the late former President Nelson Mandela, who was released from prison on 11 February 1990.

"Twenty-seven years ago, the world watched as Nelson Mandela was released from prison on 11 February 1990, twenty-seven and a half …

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News in Brief 7 February 2017 (AM) – Geneva

Alarm at "failed" humanitarian access in Syria

Humanitarian aid deliveries to desperate Syrians last month largely "failed", top UN negotiator Staffan de Mistura said on Tuesday.

The announcement from the Special Envoy for Syria was made in Geneva by his spokesperson, Yara Sharif:

"January marked …

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