Rafael Nadal withdraws from Basel with knee problem
With the ATP Finals coming up next month, the world number one said he had made the decision to pull out of the Basel tournament after getting medical advice.
Zimbabwe to slash budget deficit despite looming elections
The country has over the last four years failed to cut its deficit despite promises to do so, mainly due to high government spending on public sector salaries.
YouTube debuts comedy video series in VR push
YouTube virtual reality video series ‘The Confessional’ debuted on Tuesday, featuring comedians Trevor Noah, Judd Apatow and Howie Mandel.
Kenyan election board chairman says hard to guarantee free election
Wafula Chebukati said on Wednesday ahead of a repeat presidential poll on 26 October that it was “difficult” to guarantee the election would be free and fair.
Tour de France organisers seek uncharted territory
Tour director Christian Prudhomme has tried to spice up the route with new climbs to make the race more exciting.
'Chaotic response to Somali bombing cost lives'
More than three days after the bombing, hundreds of people were still searching for relatives in hospitals and trying to access the blast site, witnesses said.
Reid: West Ham must beat Brighton after Burnley heartbreak
Brighton are a spot above West Ham in the table with the same number of points.
Spain asks Catalan leader to ‘act sensibly’
Thursday’s deadline is Carles Puigdemont’s last chance to abandon an independence declaration which he made and then immediately suspended on 10 October.
Han Solo's standalone film titled 'Solo: A Star Wars Story'
'Solo: A Star Wars Story' will follow the beginnings of the gruff but loveable Han Solo, made famous by George Lucas’ Star Wars films.
China's Xi lays out vision for 'new era' led by 'still stronger' Communist Party
Xi Jinping’s wide-ranging address laid out a confident vision for a more prosperous China and its place in the international community.
Reports: McDonald's South Korea office raided in burger probe
A spokeswoman at the office confirmed the raid to Reuters, but gave no reason or further details.
Kenyan election official flees country ahead of presidential poll
The resignation of Roselyn Akombe, one of seven election board commissioners, is likely to be seized upon by the opposition to bolster its claim that the 26 October poll will not be fair.
[ALERT] CPI rises to 5.1% y/y from 4.8%
Economists polled by Reuters had forecast a 4.9% year-on-year inflation print.
Harvey Weinstein resigns from Weinstein Co board
In a statement, the board said it also ratified its 8 October decision to fire Weinstein as chief executive of the award-winning movie and television company he co-founded with his brother.
Catalonia refuses to renounce independence, separatist protesters rally
Madrid has threatened to put Catalonia under direct central rule if its regional government does not abandon independence by Thursday.
Red-hot Liverpool hit seven to ignite Champions League campaign
Having drawn their opening two games, Liverpool made a dream start when Mohamed Salah burst into the box before squaring for Brazilian forward Roberto Firmino to stroke home in the fourth minute.
Judge blocks latest Trump curbs on people entering United States
The open-ended ban, announced last month, targeted people from Iran, Libya, Syria, Yemen, Somalia, Chad and North Korea.
Clinton says US threats of war with North Korea 'dangerous, short-sighted'
Hillary Clinton also called on China to take a “more outfront role” in enforcing sanctions against North Korea.