MQHEKEZWENI, South Africa (AFP) - As the world's eyes turn to the village of Qunu where Nelson Mandela will be buried on Sunday, another small rural community where the global icon spent many formative years is feeling decidedly left-out.
KIEV (REUTERS) - President Viktor Yanukovich, facing mass protests calling for his resignation, will hold talks on Friday on finding a way out of a political crisis that is weighing on Ukraine's weak economy.
JERUSALEM (AP) - US Secretary of State John Kerry met Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday in his latest push for an elusive Mideast peace deal.
WASHINGTON (AFP) - A senior US law enforcement agent has provided a major breakthrough in a Navy corruption scandal by agreeing to plead guilty to taking bribes, The Washington Post reported on Thursday.
LONDON (AFP) - Britain's Prince Harry and a team of injured troops from the United States, Canada and Australia were set to reach the South Pole on Friday after a 200 mile (320km) trek.