The reason Khan is so popular with young people is that he speaks the language of Pakistan's millions of disaffected youths; as an outsider with little political baggage
Venezuela’s President-elect Nicolas Maduro has claimed that a centuries-old curse will strike anyone who fails to vote for him in next week’s election.
The battle to succeed El Comandante has begun
Justin Timberlake was happy to show the Saturday Night Live audience a few things this weekend.
When the Cuban delegation arrived for the London Olympics last summer, no one paid very much attention to the mid-level government official with thick silver hair who was leading it. Miguel Diaz-Canel was not Raul Castro, after all, and most of the rest of the world had barely heard of him. So why get overly excited? Now we know why Diaz-Canel, 52, was chosen for the task and why just a few weeks earlier he accompanied Raul to the Rio plus 20 Summit on global warming in Brazil. He was being deliberately groomed as the man the Castro brothers had judged to be the best option to take over when finally they cede control to a new generation.
Venezuelans are today voting in what is predicted to be the country's closest presidential election in a decade.
Guns for auction, an interesting diplomatic gift, the global nappy shortage, Jiminy Cricket's B.O. problem and the first intergalactic art
Antonio Vazquez, Mexico's self-styled "Grand Warlock", has made his annual new year forecasts, including the prediction that the US President Barack Obama will fail to regain the White House.
The chairman of Bell Pottinger's parent group has launched an internal investigation after this week's controversy about the lobbying company.
Cometh the hour, cometh "The Dude". A few years ago, it felt as if classical music's energy was flagging. It needed a superhero: a young, hip, charismatic figurehead who could take centre stage and inspire a new generation to embrace an art that should be accessible to all but is not always perceived that way. Then, out of the impoverished urban sprawls of Venezuela, emerging from a legendary music education scheme known as El Sistema, along bounced Gustavo Dudamel.
Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez has said he will start another round of cancer chemotherapy soon and expects to become bald within days.
Venezuela was on the brink of political chaos last night after President Hugo Chavez admitted in a televised address that he has cancer.
Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez told his countrymen that he underwent a second surgical procedure in Cuba for the removal of a cancerous growth.
Our run down of the teams involved in the 2011 Copa America, which kicks off on July 1, continues with a closer look at Venezuela.
Left-wing former army commander Ollanta Humala won Peru's presidential election and vowed the poor will share in the country's new wealth.