South African government announced that preparations for the funeral of former president Nelson Mandela are in full swing. Mandela's body is being prepared by the Military Health Service of the South African National Defense Force to lie in state at the Union Buildings.Works are also underway at various venues such as the Union Buildings in Pretoria, FNB Stadium in Johannesburg, Mthatha and Qunu in the Eastern Cape, and at ports of entry to prepare for the events related to the State Funeral.
The records allow US intelligence agents to establish not just the movements of individuals but to monitor who else they communicate with
None of those targeted was alleged to have been involved in terrorist plots, according to latest NSA document leaked by Edward Snowden
With alumni including prime ministers, pop stars and at least one president who never learned to inhale, how will the Rhodes scholars of 2014 compare?
UK passports are world's best for visa-free travel?
Female murderers more likely to kill people they know and compensate for lack of physical strength by being more inventive says Dr Sigrun Rossmanith
The United States won the Presidents Cup for the eighth time last night, beating the Internationals 18½ to 15½ at Muirfield after Tiger Woods clinched the victory by beating South African Richard Sterne.
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Customers wait to find out if the airline will honour the purchased tickets after a glitch on their site
Great Britain and Ireland’s hopes of retaining the Walker Cup were ended last night in Southampton, New York, as the United States wrapped up victory.
If you see Al Lubel you'll never forget his name. That's because the middle-aged New Yorker spends much of his mostly captivating hour playing with the sound of it - though not quite as much time as he spends describing how his over-protective Jewish mother smothered him.
America’s top law enforcement official has announced significant changes to the Obama administration’s approach to drug enforcement, in a bid to curb the overcrowding of the nation’s prisons.
The mother of Trayvon Martin, the unarmed black teenager who was shot dead in Florida last year by volunteer neighbourhood-watch member George Zimmerman, has said she was “stunned” and felt “disgust” when a jury found her son’s killer not guilty.
The visas were issued to professional League of Legends players - a free multiplayer arena-style game
Meanwhile, Egypt's army chief says no group will be barred from participating in politics
Woodrow West and Ian Gaynair reveal they were offered a bribe before the 6-1 defeat in Portland on Tuesday