"History is written by the winners. The books say the Indians were bad guys and the whites just needed a little land. It's like, Excuse me, let me take your car. I'm discovering it. I'm putting my flag on your windshield."
—Mario Van Peebles
- Fifa officials 'corrupted football' Wed, 27 May 2015 21:16:53 GMT
- US prosecutors accuse Fifa officials of racketeering, fraud and money laundering involving tens of millions of dollars over a 24-year period.
- PM on trip to win EU leaders' backing Wed, 27 May 2015 23:09:26 GMT
- UK PM David Cameron starts a tour of European capitals as a bill paving the way for the UK's EU referendum is launched.
- France honours Resistance heroes Wed, 27 May 2015 22:51:36 GMT
- France honours four members of the French Resistance against the Nazis with a ceremony at the Pantheon mausoleum in Paris.
- Blair quits Middle East envoy role Wed, 27 May 2015 16:41:10 GMT
- Former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair is to stand down from his role as Middle East envoy representing the US, Russia, the UN and the EU, sources confirm.
- US military shipped Anthrax to labs Wed, 27 May 2015 20:20:30 GMT
- The US military accidentally sent live Anthrax samples to multiple labs from Utah, but officials say no one was exposed.
- 'New species' of ancient human found Thu, 28 May 2015 00:42:12 GMT
- A new species of ancient human has been unearthed in the Afar region of Ethiopia, scientists report.
- Kenya payout over birth control Wed, 27 May 2015 16:55:34 GMT
- A Kenyan court orders a private hospital to pay $48,000 (£31,000) to a woman who became pregnant despite having a contraceptive implant.
- IS 'driven from Assyrian villages' Wed, 27 May 2015 13:21:08 GMT
- Islamic State fighters have been driven out of Assyrian Christian villages they had seized in north-eastern Syria in February, activists say.
- EU states 'must take 40,000 migrants' Wed, 27 May 2015 14:13:33 GMT
- The European Commission urges EU states to take in 40,000 asylum seekers from Syria and Eritrea who land in Italy and Greece in the next two years.
- Nebraska abolishes death penalty Thu, 28 May 2015 00:06:24 GMT
- The US state of Nebraska has abolished the death penalty after a veto-override was passed through its legislature.
- Marriage vote 'defeat for humanity' Wed, 27 May 2015 12:02:21 GMT
- A landmark vote to allow same-sex marriage in the Republic of Ireland is a "defeat for humanity", a senior Vatican official says.
- No let-up in massive India heatwave Wed, 27 May 2015 13:56:14 GMT
- Heatwave conditions continue to sweep India where more than 1,100 people have died in the past week, officials say.
- Twelve missing, 19 dead in US storms Wed, 27 May 2015 21:27:54 GMT
- A large part of the southern US continues to recover from deadly floods brought on by powerful weekend storms.
- VIDEO: Fifa officials 'corrupted' football Wed, 27 May 2015 22:21:52 GMT
- US prosecutors accuse several officials from football's governing body Fifa of racketeering, fraud and money laundering over 24 years.
- VIDEO: Warner dismisses Fifa allegations Wed, 27 May 2015 20:05:18 GMT
- Jack Warner, a former Fifa vice-president, is accused of soliciting $10m in bribes from South Africa's government over the hosting of the 2010 World Cup.