BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian opposition activists say the northern city of Aleppo is mostly calm after days of intense shelling and airstrikes that killed dozens.
South Africa's High Court on Friday ruled that a 2009 decision to drop 783 corruption charges against President Jacob Zuma should be reviewed, another setback for the scandal-ridden leader, who faces calls for his resignation. The decision to set aside the charges seven years ago allowed Zuma to run for president. The court's decision at the time was based on phone intercepts presented by Zuma's legal team that suggested the timing of the charges in late 2007 may have been part of a political plot against Zuma.
Growth in the eurozone strengthened far beyond expectations in the first quarter of 2016, but inflation remained very low and a source of concern. The Eurostat statistics agency said growth in the 19-nation single currency bloc accelerated in January to March to 0.6 percent. Dampening the good news however, eurozone inflation in April fell back into negative territory, data also showed.