South Africa: Elephant overturns vehicle

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — An elephant overturned a vehicle carrying two tourists, injuring both, on Monday, said South African officials. The tour…

UN: Afghan opium production increases

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Opium poppy cultivation in Afghanistan has been increasing for a third year in a row and is heading for a record h…

World military spending drops in 2012

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Global military spending dipped last year for the first time since 1998 as defense outlays shrank in the West but rose in R…