South Africa

An aquarium in South Africa is stretched beyond capacity after more than 500 turtles were washed up on beaches by the rare weather event.
The Limpopo provincial government said the bus veered off the Mmamatlakala bridge and plunged 164 feet into a ravine before busting into flames.
Keeping South Africa’s case against Israel’s U.S.-backed offensive alive, the International Court of Justice ordered Israel to take six big steps to prevent further human rights violations.
South Africa says the language used by political leaders, soldiers and entertainers is proof of Israel's intent to commit genocide against Palestinians.
South Africa's long-held support for Palestinian liberation can be traced back to the time of anti-apartheid leaders Nelson Mandela and Yasser Arafat.
In the case's first hearing at The Hague, South Africa is pleading with the International Court of Justice to order a halt to Israeli military operations in Gaza.
Officials say South African athlete Oscar Pistorius has been released from prison on parole after serving nearly nine years in prison for killing his girlfriend.
Israel's cooperation is rare, signaling that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's government is concerned the charges risk ruining the country's reputation.
The Israeli government rejected the accusations "with disgust."
Pistorius, who had his 37th birthday this week, was sent to prison in late 2014 for killing his girlfriend by shooting her through a toilet door at his home.