Jets bomb two hospitals in Syria's Idlib
Rescue workers said one strike early on Thursday hit a hospital in Deir al Sharqi, killing at least three medics and injuring others.
IPL's Daredevils sign Samuels to replace injured de Kock
Samuels, who was not sold in this year's IPL auction, was part of the West Indies Twenty20 side that won the World Twenty20 last year.
Emma Watson says 'The Circle' brought home pitfalls of social media
Based on the book of the same name by Dave Eggers, 'The Circle,' opening in US movie theatres on Friday.
Crop-eating armyworm marches on, UN says Angola now hit
Officials said only Lesotho and island nations in the region have escaped the pest, which devours crops in its path.
Syrian refugee Olympic swimmer becomes UNHCR ambassador
She escaped the bombs of Syria and almost drowned when her dinghy capsized off Greece, now Yusra Mardini has been appointed a UN goodwill ambassador.
Nadal brings up half century to progress in Barcelona Open
Rafael Nadal remains on course for a tenth Barcelona Open title after advancing to the quarterfinals with a routine victory over Kevin Anderson.
Sharapova eases past Makarova into Stuttgart quarters
The former world number one eased past fellow Russian Ekaterina Makarova to reach the Stuttgart Grand Prix quarterfinals.
Facebook says it will act against 'information operations' using false accounts
The company suspended 30,000 accounts in France ahead of last Sunday’s first-round presidential election.
Court delays trial of Blaise Compaore for protest killings
The former Burkina Faso leader and ministers face assassination charges for allegedly authorising the use of force that killed at least 24 protesters in 2014.
Kenyan opposition alliance names Odinga as presidential candidate
The 72-year-old former prime minister, the loser in Kenya’s last two presidential polls, will try to unseat President Uhuru Kenyatta.
UK police detain man with knives on terror charge near PM's office
The incident comes just over a month after a British-born convert to Islam ploughed a car into pedestrians on nearby Westminster Bridge, killing four people.
China welcomes US, says it's open to talks on North Korea
The Trump administration said on Wednesday it aimed to push North Korea into dismantling its nuclear and missile programmes.
Uber responds to critics with British benefit package for drivers
Drivers working for Uber in Britain will be able to access illness and injury cover under a new scheme from the San Francisco-based company.
Russian intelligence ship sinks off Turkey's Black Sea coast
Turkish shipping agency GAC said that the collision was caused due to fog and low visibility.
Court upholds life sentence for former Chad ruler Habre
Hissene Habre was sentenced last year to life in prison for rape and ordering the killing and torture of thousands.
EU27 agree Brexit negotiating guidelines
The Maltese minister who chaired the meeting says European Union ministers showed "remarkable" unity.
Magnussen fears added dangers of cockpit 'shield'
The governing FIA announced this week that it was focusing on the shield concept rather than a previously tested 'halo' cockpit protection system.
Syria enters French election debate
A top aide of far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen raised doubts about a French intelligence report accusing Syria’s leadership of a toxic gas attack.