For FW de Klerk reconciliation was never about moral intention, but always about political strategy, writes Antjie Krog.
At least 28 worshippers were killed and dozens wounded by a blast inside an Afghan mosque during Friday prayers, officials said, a day after the United Nations said violence in the country had reached "unacceptable" levels.
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani announced a ceasefire with Taliban insurgents from Monday to mark the Muslim Eid al-Adha holiday, days after fighting in the central city of Ghazni and a northern province.
Authorities say a suicide bomber driving an ambulance killed at least 95 people and wounded 158 in an attack claimed by the Taliban in the Afghan capital Kabul.
An explosion and gunfire rattled Kabul's diplomatic district as insurgents attacked Afghanistan's largest military hospital
EU leaders called Thursday for greater efforts to apply the "leverage" of trade and development with Africa in order to curb migrant departures to Europe and speed up the return of those who arrive.
President Barack Obama has ordered the US military to more directly take on the Taliban, again ratcheting up a 15-year conflict that he came to office vowing to end.
India has seized 200 kg of heroin from Pakistani drug traffickers aboard a boat on the Arabian sea in a $15 million haul that is one of the country's largest.
Officials say that gunmen have kidnapped an Afghan deputy ministry from his car in Kabul.
Many Afghans are taking to social media, demanding harsh punishment for two men arrested in the kidnapping and killing of a little girl in Kabul, a case that has shaken the city's residents.
A suicide attacker blew himself up in front of a government ministry in Kabul as workers were leaving their offices, killing at least seven people and wounding more than 15.
Suicide bombers storm a national television station in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad, triggering gunfights and explosions.
Explosions and gunfire echoed through Kabul in two separate Taliban assaults on security buildings officials have said, as the insurgents ramp up attacks before the start of their annual spring offensive.
The US Defence Secretary has arrived in Afghanistan for talks with President Ashraf Ghani.
Afghan forces have battled to flush out Taliban militants hours after they stormed Kandahar airport, killing at least 9 people and taking families hostage as President Ashraf Ghani sought to revive peace talks at a regional conference.
The most pressing challenge awaiting Afghanistan's new leader may be an international blacklist hanging over the country's banks.
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