US police officer Walter Scott faces the death penalty for killing a man he'd stopped for a broken car light.
Hard-won lesbian, gay, bi- and transsexual rights are threatened by a raft of religious Bills.
An agreement would also boost the legacies of the presidents of both Iran and the United States.
Confusion and uncertainty about nuclear security could hurt South Africa's favoured nation status.
Netanyahu condemned US nuclear talks with Iran, but Obama hit back at his empty rhetoric.
The White House is making its anger clear about the Israeli leader's intention to attack US-Iran policy.
Iranian embassy staff members in Pretoria were scrutinised despite intelligence service stating repeatedly that Iran poses no threat to the country.
The FBI is investigating the unresolved case of the Moore's Ford Bridge murders of four African-Americans, allegedly by the Ku Klux Klan.
The United States has committed to helping Cameroon's military secure the equipment it needs to continue fighting against the jihadist group.
A former top Obama aide speaks out on the factor of racism in the opposition to president Barack Obama.
Public transport, schools and the UN have come to a halt as a "historic" snowstorm hit the US east coast, affecting areas like New York and Boston.
The talks aim to restore diplomatic ties and eventually normalise relations between the two, which have been locked in Cold War-era hostilities.
2014 will be remembered as the year politicians defeated climate scientists and solidified weak climate change targets, writes Sipho Kings.
Restoring normal diplomatic relations offers an opportunity for the US and Cuba to engage on equal terms for the first time in their troubled history.
The South African government hailed normalising diplomatic ties between Cuba and the US, and urged the US to move swiftly in its diplomatic relations.
The Senate report on CIA detention and interrogation found that detainees subjected to torture produced no intelligence or "fabricated information".
US President Barack Obama could have taken action but did not want to weaken the intelligence services.
Police power and black lives are at opposite ends of a morally indefensible value system.
A ploy to soften up Russia and Iran might inflict collateral damage on its own shale industry.