JOHANNESBURG (AFP) - Rwanda on Friday expelled six South African diplomats, accusing them of spying, after an attack on the Johannesburg home of a former Rwandan army general prompted a diplomatic row.
ISTANBUL (AFP) - A Turkish court on Friday ordered the immediate release of former military chief Ilker Basbug, who was sentenced to life in prison last year for plotting to overthrow the Islamic-rooted government, his lawyer said.
MOSCOW (AFP) - Russia said on Friday that Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) observers who were barred from Crimea had failed to obtain "official invitations" from the Crimean authorities.
GENEVA (AFP) - For lovers of luxury and bling-bling, German tuning specialist Carlsson is offering an eyeful at the Geneva Motor Show this week, displaying the world's first gold-covered car.
RIYADH (AFP) - Saudi Arabia on Friday listed the Muslim Brotherhood and two Syrian jihadist groups as terrorist organisations, and ordered citizens fighting abroad to return within 15 days or face imprisonment.