According to his supporters, jailed lawyer Thulani Maseko has been put in solitary confinement last week for a total duration of three weeks.
Germanwings airliner 4U9525 carried 148 passengers when it crashed in the region Les-Alpes-de-Haute-Provence.
After 17 years as Fifa president Sepp Blatter refuses to step down - or to campaign. Also: "Fifa is more influential than religion".
New Zealand's Martin Guptill became the latest batsman to make Cricket World Cup history with an innings of 237 not out in a total of 393-6.
New Zealand says its focus is on the West Indies team - who they lost to in the 2012 Twenty20 World Cup - not South Africa, for now.
Lewis Hamilton claimed a record-breaking fourth pole position at the Australian Grand Prix and Mercedes continued its dominance of Formula One.
A record-breaking partnership of 256 between David Miller and JP Duminy led South Africa to a 62-run win over Zimbabwe on Sunday.
A dramatic penalty shoot-out ended with Ivory Coast prevailing over Ghana in a goalless African Cup of Nations 2015 final in Equatorial Guinea.
The Serbian beat Andy Murray at Melbourne Park by 7-6 (5), 6-7 (4), 6-3, 6-0. Murray has now been runner-up four times
Japan has condemned the beheading of journalist Kenji Goto allegedly by the Islamic State group.