Africa

South African judge approves Pistorius appeal

South African judge approves Pistorius appeal

JOHANNESBURG — A South African judge has ruled that prosecutors can appeal the acquittal on murder charges of Oscar Pistorius, who was convicted of culpable homicide in the...

South African academy trains anti-poaching dogs

South African academy trains anti-poaching dogs

RUSTENBURG — Venom and Killer. These are members of a furry breed of anti-poaching operatives, dogs that can detect a whiff of hidden rhino horn in a suspect’s vehicle or follow...

Egypt court dismisses charges against Mubarak

Egypt court dismisses charges against Mubarak

CAIRO — An Egyptian court today (Nov 29) dismissed criminal charges against former president Hosni Mubarak in connection with the killing of protesters in the 2011 uprising that...

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