Somali forces kill seven in clash with faction loyal to Islamic State
The Puntland forces were attacked in the village of Bashaashin, which is 34 kilometers from Qandala.
Russia seeks full rebel pullout from Aleppo
An official with an Aleppo rebel group accused Russia of backtracking on ideas agreed at talks in Turkey.
'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' plans 2018 Broadway debut
After a hit debut on London's West End, 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' is in talks to move to New York's Broadway in 2018.
Egyptian man grows 'Beard of Bees', hopes to promote apian benefits
Mohamed Hagras attracts bees to congregate around his face to show that ‘bees are not aggressive’.
Greece targets trial return to markets in 2017, full return in 2018: Deputy PM
To test markets as early as 2017, Greece needs to be included in the European Central Bank's asset-buying programme.
Zuma reassures investors after dodging credit downgrade
Zuma called for a focus on boosting growth & assured international investors that SA remains an important investment destination.
Airbnb, New York City settle rental law lawsuit
Under the terms of the settlement, New York City agreed that the law would not be enforced against Airbnb Inc.
Bolt and Ayana win IAAF awards
Bolt completed his amazing Olympic triple triple of 100metres, 200metres & 4x100m relay golds at the Rio Games.
Grieving Brazilian town receives bodies of soccer crash victims
The crash on Monday night shocked soccer fans the world over and plunged Brazil into mourning.
Relatives of missing MH370 ‘taking search into own hands’
Flight MH370, carrying 239 passengers and crew, disappeared on its way from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing in 2014.
Hamilton not surprised by Rosberg retirement
Rosberg, the 31-year-old son of 1982 champion Keke, won the championship in Abu Dhabi on Sunday.
Malaysia: Myanmar violence against Muslim Rohingya ‘ethnic cleansing’
The violence is the most serious bloodshed in Rakhine since communal clashes in 2012 that killed hundreds.
Duterte gets Trump White House invite during ‘animated’ call
A statement issued by Trump’s transition team, however, made no mention of an invitation.
Trump speaks to Taiwan’s leader in move that could anger China
Taiwan’s presidential office said the two leaders touched on strengthening bilateral interactions.
‘Unprecedented’ numbers face severe hunger in South Sudan – UN
The country’s hunger levels have doubled since last year, the UN agency said in a report released on Friday.
Trump says will have most Cabinet posts filled next week
US President-elect Donald Trump, who takes office on 20 January, is still weighing who to choose as his secretary of state.
I could have won more if I'd got serious, says Bolt
Usain Bolt is hot favourite to be crowned IAAF male Athlete of the Year for the sixth time later on Friday.
#RandReport: Rand firms on disappointing US jobs data
The rand swung firmer in late trade, clawing back some ground ahead of a review of its debt by S&P Global Ratings.