US churches, inspired by the sanctions campaign against apartheid SA, want to send a message to their leaders to "stand on the right side of history".
The anti-Obama sentiment of former ambassador Michael Oren lays bare Israel's feeling of betrayal by the US.
Liberalism was built on a distinction between the 'civilized' and the 'barbarian' - and still is, today.
The United States wants South Africa to make concessions on animal health rules for poultry, pork and beef before trade can resume.
President Barack Obama has signed into law new legislation which greatly reforms the US's much-criticised state surveillance programme.
A Chinese state-owned newspaper has warned the US that their continued resistance to the building of artificial islands will lead to a full-blown war.
Washington's envoy will have to straddle a tightrope in the delicate process to end civil war.
Cuba has found a Florida bank to handle its business in Washington, removing the last impediment to conducting financial transactions in the US.
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.