A member of Qatar’s delegation (R) votes during the 65th FIFA Congress, held ahead of the 2014 World Cup, in Sao Paulo last week. Photograph: Paulo Whitaker/Reuters

The organisers of Qatar’s bid to host the 2022 World Cup have denied allegations published by a British newspaper that a senior Qatari soccer official(...)

Former Archbishop Desmond Tutu addresses the crowds during Nelson Mandela’s national memorial service in Johannesburg.

Former archbishop Desmond Tutu’s home was robbed while he was at the Nelson Mandela memorial service.South African police said the break-in at Tutu’s (...)

Police detain a man carrying a remote aerial camera that flew over crowds outside the hospital where Nelson Mandela is being treated. Photograph: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

South African police today detained the owner of a radio-controlled helicopter drone carrying a camera that was filming scenes around the Pretoria ho(...)