A South African court banned unauthorised trials of vitamin therapies for AIDS, which some say are a health risk.
Flooding from rain-swollen rivers forced the evacuation of thousands of people and has damaged homes and businesses across the US state of Iowa.
The police in Zimbabwe said the secretary general of the main opposition party will be charged with treason and faces a possible death sentence.
The Secretary General of Zimbabwe\'s main opposition party is to be charged with treason. If convicted he could face the death penalty.
The US Supreme Court has ruled that foreign suspects held in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba have the right to challenge their detention in US civilian courts.
A plane that crashed five days ago in Chile was yesterday found in a forest in the south of the country, with all nine passengers alive.
Officials in Sudan\'s capital Khartoum said 14 passengers are still missing after a plane burst into flames after landing yesterday.
The US House of Representatives has approved a three-year plan to tackle drug trafficking from Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean.
Medics said at least 28 people are known to have died when a passenger plane burst into flames after landing at Khartoum airport in Sudan yesterday.
Kenya\'s Roads Minister is among senior government officials feared dead after a light plane crashed near the Masai Mara game reserve.
The strike by lorry drivers in Spain has continued for a second day as a growing number of petrol stations in the country are running out of fuel following yesterday’s protest.
Thousands of Spanish lorry drivers have begun an indefinite strike over the soaring price of diesel, which has risen by 20% this year.
The water level in an earthquake-formed lake in China is reportedly still rising, despite the creation of a drainage channel.
The South Korean government is sending delegates to the US for talks on a controversial beef deal that has triggered weeks of protests.
Rescue teams in Ukraine are battling to save 37 miners believed to be trapped underground after a gas explosion.
The US unemployment rate reportedly rose at its fastest pace in more than two decades last month fuelling fears of a recession in the world\'s largest economy.
China is sending medics to offer reverse sterilisation operations to parents who lost their only children in last month\'s earthquake.
Hillary Clinton’s campaign team said she would withdraw from the race to become the Democratic candidate for the United States presidency, and back her rival Barack Obama.
US Senator Barack Obama has pledged unwavering support for Israel in his first foreign policy speech since declaring himself the Democratic nominee for president.
Zimbabwe police detained opposition leader, Morgan Tsvangirai during a campaign for the country\'s presidential election.
The authorities in Belize have confirmed that four people have died and three are missing after the floods brought on by two storms.
Senator Barack Obama yesterday became the first African American to be nominated for president of the United States.
A school bus in France has crashed into a train causing serious damage to passengers.
A young boy in Pakistan has been killed by his teacher for not doing his homework.