Ex-president Olusegun Obasanjo likens current situation to 90's army dictatorship.
Al-Ahram said an office in capital had been raided; claimed 11 Qatari citizens arrested.
Foreign Minister made Turkey's first high-level visit to Armenia in nearly five years on Thursday.
Violent crime has been Venezuelans' top concern in recent years.
ANC leader can call on a powerful base to carry him and the party through elections next year.
S. African president faces allegations of corruption over use of public funds for home renovation.
Said his accusations that prosecution witnesses colluded to mislead court would not prejudice proceedings.
His death leaves South Africa's ruling politicians to do as they please in his name, which is either a great opportunity for reform or a disaster waiting to happen.
Pioneering social experiment will be closely watched by other nations debating drug liberalization.
Guerilla-turned-pol Gustavo Petro says his ban from public office shows govt. can't credibly negotiate with marxist FARC rebels.
Would become first country to allow citizens to grow, buy and smoke pot.
His ruling Socialist Party won the most votes in weekend municipal elections.
High Court overturned new same-sex marriage laws, invalidating weddings performed since Saturday.
Said they were ready to defend her government in the streets from an elite-backed protest movement.
Plans surveillance drones and amphibious unit near disputed land.
Influential outlet lashes out at analogies being made between the former South African president and the jailed Nobeal Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo.
In a thinly veiled criticism of the U.S., he portrayed Russia as a force for peace and morality.
The former prime minister said on Thursday revolution would break out if he were arrested and thrown in jail.
Center-left Italian premier overcomes abandonment of his government by conservative allies of Silvio Berlusconi.
Reassurance offered to the United States comes after Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel called for restraint.
Under cooperation pact, Iran would provide "managed access" to the Gchine mine by early February.
Many Iraqis believe the President is too frail to return to political life.
Latest tough legal ruling against opponents of the army-backed interim government.
Security forces arrested eight pro-Brotherhood protesters in Cairo for "inciting riots".
Key part of President Barack Obama's sweeping healthcare law crashed on its Oct. 1 launch.
Discussed use of drones against militants during the first visit by a Pentagon chief in nearly four years.
Speaks privately to Graca Machel, wife of the former South African president, after paying tribute in a brief Thursday speech from the White House.
Claims to have been held for over 10 months in solitary confinement despite being a naturalized citizen.