JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Sept 18 - South Africa's top court ruled Tuesday that private, personal cannabis use is legal in a landmark case that has pitted officials against marijuana advocates and the judiciary. Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo,
Moscow, Russian Federation, Sep 18 - A Russian military jet carrying 14 servicemen vanished from radar over the Mediterranean Sea late Monday as Syria came under attack by Israeli missiles, the defence ministry said."Connection has been lost with the
Berlin, Germany, Sep 18 - German Chancellor Angela Merkel's government was to decide Tuesday whether to fire the domestic spy chief as an explosive row over immigration and the far-right once more rocks her fragile coalition.The controversy has sparked
Los Angeles, United States, Sep 17 - HBO's record-breaking fantasy epic "Game of Thrones" stormed back onto the Emmys stage on Monday, winning the coveted best drama series prize on a night full of surprises, including an on-air marriage proposal that
New York, United States, Sep 18 - Billionaire ex-mayor of New York Michael Bloomberg is considering a presidential bid to oust Donald Trump, he told The New York Times in an interview published Monday -- but this time as a Democrat, and no longer an
THE HAGUE, Netherlands, Sep 17 - The International Criminal Court on Monday upheld former Congolese vice-president and warlord Jean-Pierre Bemba's one-year sentence for bribing witnesses in a case that led to him being barred for running for president.
NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 17 - A section of legislators have vowed to vote against President Uhuru Kenyatta's proposal to slash fuel tax by 50 per cent during a special sitting of Parliament this week. Led by Butere MP Tindi Mwale, the MPs argued that the
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Sep 17 - Ethnic violence in Ethiopia left 23 people dead at the weekend, state media reported Monday, as protests against the killings gripped the capital Addis Ababa where an angry crowd gathered in the city centre.The state-owned
Washington, United States, Sep 17 - A college professor went public for the first time Sunday to accuse President Donald Trump's Supreme Court pick of sexually assaulting her in the 1980s, prompting calls to postpone the nomination vote.Christine Blasey
The Hague, Netherlands, Sep 17 - Former Congolese vice president Jean-Pierre Bemba is to be sentenced Monday by international judges for bribing witnesses during an earlier war crimes trial, which led to him being excluded from running for DR Congo president.