PRETORIA (AFP) - South Africans will form a sombre guard of honour on Wednesday for the funeral cortege of their iconic leader Nelson Mandela as it passes through the streets of Pretoria on a journey laden with symbolism.
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - Police clashed with protesters and tore down their tents in the main square of the Ukrainian capital early Wednesday, in an escalation of a weeks-long standoff threatening the leadership of President Viktor Yanukovych.
MONTEVIDEO (AFP) - Uruguay on Tuesday became the first nation to legalise the production and sale of marijuana after the country's Senate gave final approval to the ground-breaking legislation.
NEW YORK (AFP) - The four attackers responsible for killing at least 67 people at a Kenyan shopping mall may have escaped due to lax security, according to a New York police report released on Tuesday.
LOS ANGELES (AFP) - US police arrested a 27-year-old man on Tuesday, Dec 10, 2013, accused of running a "revenge porn" website hosting over 10,000 sexually explicit photos as part of an extortion ploy, officials said.