A court has temporarily halted the deportation of 200 migrants, detained after a raid on a church, amid claims of "state-sponsored" xenophobia.
Prime Minister David Cameron won a stunning election victory in Britain, leaving his Labour opponents in tatters.
An audit of Nigeria's state oil firm said it overpaid Goodluck Jonathan's government by $750-million, and had not properly accounted for $1.5-billion.
The death toll continued to rise in Nepal on Sunday after an earthquake devastated the heavily populated Kathmandu Valley.
Nigeria says it is summoning the South African ambassador to express its concern over the attacks on fellow Africans and to protest against it.
A jaw-dropping, 100-carat diamond mined by De Beers in South Africa sold for $22.1-million at Sotheby's auction house in New York.
Hollywood actress, Angelina Jolie, removes ovaries and fallopian tubes to avoid the risk of ovarian cancer.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu won a come-from-behind victory in Israel's election on Wednesday.
"It was a very difficult decision, having worn the Uruguay shirt for so many years, more than I could have dreamed of," the 35-year-old striker said.
Two police officers were shot during a protest, hours after the city's police chief quit following a damning report into his department.