By By CNN"s Matt Smith. Laura Smith-Spark and Robyn Curnow
Former South African President Nelson Mandela's health had declined so sharply last week that his family was considering whether to take him off life support before his condition improved, a court document released Thursday revealed.
By Ben Wedeman. Jethro Mullen and Chelsea J. Carter/CNN
An uncertain new political order began to take shape in Egypt on Thursday, a day after the military deposed and reportedly detained the country's first democratically elected president, put a top judge in his place and suspended the constit
(CNN) -- Egyptian security forces raided the offices of Al Jazeera's Egypt service during a live broadcast on Wednesday and arrested "the presenter, guests and producers," the network said on its English language website.
Gen. Abdel-Fatah El-Sisi, Egypt's top military officer, in a televised address on Wednesday outlined a political road map for the country to follow after announcing that President Mohamed Morsi was no longer the leader of the country.
Oil prices topped $100 a barrel Wednesday, as traders feared tensions in Egypt could spread to the broader Middle East.
U.S. oil prices rose as high as $102.18, the highest they've been in over a year.
(CNN) -- The anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks released a statement attributed to National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden on Monday, blasting the Obama administration for trying to block his efforts to seek asylum in another country.