Jordanian writer shot dead outside court before trial over cartoon
A security source said the gunman was a 39-year-old Muslim preacher in a mosque in the capital.
US, Russia trade blows over Syria as warplanes pound Aleppo
A diplomatic solution to the fighting looked unlikely as US and Russian diplomats disagreed at a UN meeting.
Trump, Netanyahu discuss Islamic State, Iran, Palestinians in meeting
The hour long meeting between the Donald Trump and Benjamin Netanyahu was held in New York.
South Africa thrash Ireland by 206 runs in ODI
Temba Bavuma scored 113 as Proteas reached 354 for five with Farhaan Behardien hitting 50 off 22 deliveries.
Obama says new black history museum tells story of America
Barack, Michelle Obama and four generations of an African American family inaugurated the $540 million museum.
Bekele claims Berlin win in near record time
The triple Olympic champion weathered Kipsang's blistering early pace before he attacked with 2km left.
Two French teenagers arrested for ties to jihadist
Aged 17 and 19, the teenagers communicate with an Isis militant via Telegram.
Islamic State claims Baghdad suicide bombing that kills seven
The group claimed the attack in Iskan, a mostly Shi'ite district in the west of the Iraqi capital.
Suicide bomber kills 7, wounds 28 in Baghdad - police say
The explosion happened in Iskan, a mostly Shi’ite district in the west of the Iraqi capital.
Coalition raids kill 9 in central Yemen: medical sources, residents
Nine people were also wounded in the attack on several areas of the city and its outskirts.
Perfect Manchester City eclipse United again
City’s victory was the perfect riposte to Pep Guardiola old rival Jose Mourinho's Manchester United.
Wawrinka & Zverev to meet in St. Petersburg Open final
The Swiss top seed wore down the Spanish fourth seed Bautista Agut after a tight first set.
Syrian Observatory: 25 killed in Aleppo attacks on Saturday
The Syrian military announced the major new offensive against the area on Thursday night.
Niger Delta Avengers claim first attack in energy hub since ceasefire
An Avengers spokesman said that the attack took place in the sea near Bonny island in Rivers State.
Battle rages near Aleppo, air onslaught continues
The assault on Aleppo could be the biggest battle yet in a civil war that has killed over 400,000 people.
UN, AU, EU press Congolese leaders to stop political violence
Dozens of people died in clashes between protesters and security forces in the capital Kinshasa on Monday.
Arsenal beat Chelsea 3-0 after first half blitz
Arsenal gave their manager Arsene Wenger something to celebrate as he marked 20 years in charge of the club.
Gabon opposition leader rejects court ruling upholding Bongo poll win
The refusal by Ping raises the prospect of a potentially violent political crisis in the country.
Liverpool crush Hull to boost title credentials
Hull, who had not lost an away game all season, were overrun and forced to play for an hour with 10 men.
Pressure rises for Charlotte police to release shooting video
The shooting on Tuesday of Keith Scott was one of a series of deadly incidents across the US recently.
Syrian government makes Aleppo advance in major attack
The capture of the Handarat camp a few kilometres north of Aleppo marked the first major ground advance.
Indonesia arrests alleged major people smuggler
Abraham Louhenapessy, also known as Captain Bram, was arrested in Jakarta before dawn on Friday.