Bernard Kudakwashe Matanire. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

Bernard Kudakwashe Matanire slept through his alarm on the morning of his visit to Áras an Uachtaráin. He was so late for the bus to Dublin he didn’t(...)

 David Cameron makes a statement to the House of Commons over his personal finances after it emerged he had profited from an offshore fund.

David Cameron was at his crowd-pleasing best at the dispatch box yesterday, halfway between Houdini and Laurence Olivier in John Osborne’s The Enterta(...)

Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe addresses about 10,000 former war fighters: veterans pledged their loyalty to Mr Mugabe, but also presented a list of grievances and demands for top positions in government.  Photograph: Aaron Ufumeli/EPA

Zimbabwe’s president Robert Mugabe on Thursday accused potential successors of wishing him dead and told ruling Zanu-PF supporters to unite against fo(...)

Mossack Fonseca is the law firm at the centre of the Panama Papers leak, which lifted the lid on how offshore companies are used by the global elite to conceal the ownership and control of assets and property worth billions. Photograph: Carlos Jasso/Reuters

1. Twelve national leaders are among 143 politicians, their families and close associates from around the world known to have been using offshore tax(...)

A man carries bread as he walks past damaged buildings in Aleppo’s al-Ansari al-Sharqi neighborhood December 2, 2013. Photograph: Mahmoud Hebbo/Reuters.

One morning in mid-2014, before the summer sun had reached its peak, two elderly men in Aleppo, Syria, sat on plastic chairs, chatting quietly and dr(...)

The Panama Papers consist of millions of files leaked from the database of the Panama-based law firm Mossack Fonesca. Photograph: Wolfgang Rattay/Reuters

The Panama Papers consist of millions of files leaked from the database of the Panama-based law firm Mossack Fonseca. Below is the company’s response(...)

Afghanistan’s players celebrate after winning the World T20 cricket tournament match against West Indies at The Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium in Nagpur on March 27, 2016. Photograph: AFP/ Punit Paranjpepunit

Virat Kohli reduced Australia’s bowlers to mere bystanders yesterday with a masterful 82 that led hosts India to a six-wicket win and a World Twenty20(...)

The Mana Pools National Park in Zimbabwe. Photograph: Google Maps

An Italian father and son have been shot dead by a ranger in a wildlife park in Zimbabwe, the parks and wildlife agency said on Monday, saying the pai(...)

The skull from a white male rhinoceros carcass at the Kruger National Park, South Africa, on Wednesday.  The rhino had to be put down by officials from the park after he was shot and injured by poachers. Photograph: Shiraaz Mohamed/EPA

Despite progress made against rhino poaching in South Africa and Kenya last year, the slaughter of the endangered species across the African continent(...)

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is helped by his wife Grace and son Chatunga to cut a cake to celebrate his 92nd birthday at State House in Harare. Photograph: Philimon Bulawayo/Reuters

Zimbabwe’s president Robert Mugabe marked his 92nd birthday at a nearly $1 million party organised by supporters in a drought-stricken area on Saturda(...)