An independent investigation would be held into service delivery in Leeuwfontein informal settlement in Tshwane, the department of co-operative governance and traditional affairs said on Saturday. Read more
The arrested captain of the South Korean ferry that capsized three days ago with 476 people on board defended his decision to delay its evacuation, as divers Saturday finally accessed the submerged vessel and spotted bodies inside.
Russia was under intense US pressure Saturday to convince pro-Moscow rebels in Ukraine to give up eastern towns they are occupying, after Washington said the situation in the former Soviet republic was in a "pivotal period".
The search for missing flight MH370 is at a "critical juncture", Malaysia's transport minister said Saturday, two days after Australia's premier said a submersible device had one week to find wreckage from the plane in the Indian Ocean.