Police: Exiled former Russian lawmaker shot dead in Kiev
Former MP Denis Voronenkov was killed by an assailant who is now in hospital after being wounded by Voronenkov's bodyguard during the incident.
US-Israeli teen arrested in Israel over bomb threats to Jewish centres
Sources familiar with the case gave the suspect's age as 19 and said he is Jewish and holds Israeli and US citizenship.
Heavy rains wash away Zimbabwe’s roads, leaving crops stranded
After two seasons of drought, Zimbabwean farmers now face the new challenge of washed-out roads that will make it difficult to get their crops to market.
US House vote looms; Trump struggles to win Obamacare repeal
Republican leaders hoped to vote on the healthcare bill on Thursday, seven years after Obama signing it into law.
#RandReport: Rand extends data-driven gains, stocks flat
At 1340 GMT, the rand was 0.48% firmer at 12.51 per dollar, having closed at 12.5700 overnight in New York.
Toure’s return top priority for new Ivory Coast coach
Ivory Coast boss Marc Wilmots has made trying to persuade Yaya Toure out of international retirement one of his top priorities.
UN: 300,000 civilians at risk in Damascus battle
Fighting around Syria’s capital Damascus has cut 300,000 people off from humanitarian aid, says a UN humanitarian advisor on Syria.
Cabin or hold? Tech ban latest step in bomb detection battle
A ban on large carry-on electronics on some international flights lays bare a high-stakes scientific battle between militant groups and security chiefs.
Cheap, heat-proof rotavirus vaccine ‘game changer’ for African children
The new vaccine was tested in West African country Niger and shown to be safe and effective against rotavirus, test results showed.
Belgium arrests man trying to drive down shopping street at high speed
Police in Antwerp said they had detained a man who tried to enter the main pedestrianised shopping street in a car at high speed.
Turkey urges US, Britain to lift flight electronics ban
Turkey wants the exclusion of Turkish Airlines and Istanbul's main Ataturk airport from a ban on passengers carrying electronics larger than cellphones.
Diamond group De Beers buys out retail partner LVMH
De Beers has bought the 50% stake held by French luxury goods group LVMH in De Beers Diamond Jewellers.
Sunken South Korean ferry emerges 3 years after disaster
The ferry was structurally unsound, overloaded and travelling too fast on a turn when it capsized and sank in April 2014.
US embassies ordered to ID population groups for tougher visa screening
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has reportedly directed US diplomatic missions to toughen screening for visa applicants in certain groups.
London attacker British-born, had been investigated for extremism
Theresa May has indicated that the assailant was once investigated by MI5 intelligence agents over concerns about violent extremism.
No sweeping Vettel up in Ferrari hype
Ferrari failed to win a race last year, have not won the drivers’ title since Kimi Raikkonen’s 2007 championship.
Collina calls for steps against abuse towards referees
Pierluigi Collina said it is a “real threat” when match officials face verbal and physical abuse in amateur football.
Police make eighth arrest after London attack
Four people died, including the gunman, and at least 40 others were injured, seven of them in a critical condition in Wednesday's attack.