F1 champion Hamilton staying with Mercedes to 2020
The 33-year-old Briton would have been out of contract at the end of this season and the negotiations have been a major talking point in the paddock.
Mourinho worried by Man United's 'very bad' pre-season
United are without several World Cup participants, including France’s Paul Pogba, Belgium’s Romelu Lukaku and Marouane Fellaini.
Steinhoff says about 90% of creditors support debt lock-up
Steinhoff is fighting for survival after revealing multi-billion euro holes in its balance sheet that wiped more than 90% off its market value.
North Korea, Eritrea have highest rates of modern slavery
The Central African nation of Burundi also has a high prevalence of slavery, according to the 2018 Global Slavery Index published by human rights group Walk Free Foundation.
South Sudan's president Kiir says ready to accept peace deal
The deal being negotiated in Sudan would give the country five vice presidents and also covers security and power sharing.
[ANALYSIS] Trump’s cost to U.S. credibility
After what at best can be called a bizarre performance by US President Trump in Helsinki, Peter Van Buren asks how American diplomats can assure their counterparts they know who is in charge.
Zola returns to Chelsea as Sarri's assistant
Former Chelsea striker Gianfranco Zola has returned to the club as assistant to new manager Maurizio Sarri, the Premier League side said on Wednesday.
UN says global fight against Aids is at 'precarious point'
The United Nations’ HIV/Aids body UNAIDS said while deaths were falling and treatment rates rising, rates of new HIV infections threatened to derail efforts to defeat the disease.
'The Crown' offers fans glimpse of new cast as royals
A new cast is taking over for seasons three and four, covering the period 1964 to 1976, as the characters age.
US intelligence documents on Nelson Mandela made public
The Washington-based group Property of the People released the papers to mark the 100th anniversary of Mandela’s birth.
Player has hunch for Fowler but dreams of Tiger triumph
Gary Player has a hunch it will be Rickie Fowler’s week at the British Open but his “big wish” is for Tiger Woods to end a 10-year major drought by holding aloft the Claret Jug for the fourth time.
Sarri just wants to have fun at Chelsea
The 59-year-old Italian replaced compatriot Antonio Conte who was sacked, a year after leading the team to the title, after Chelsea failed to qualify for next season’s Champions League.
South Korea court orders compensation to victims of 2014 ferry sinking: Yonhap
A group of 354 members of the bereaved families of 118 students filed a lawsuit in 2015 against the government and the ferry operator.
Thailand's cave boys wake up at home for first time in weeks
The 12 boys, aged 11 to 16, and their 25-year-old coach were discharged from a hospital in the northern province of Chiang Rai on Wednesday and later made their first public appearance.
Evacuation of two pro-Assad Syrian villages under way
The evacuation began with ambulances ferrying out the sick, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights war monitor reported.
White House struggles to contain political outcry over Trump-Putin summit
At a later briefing, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said the president was saying “no” to answering questions, not to the question itself.
Israel adopts divisive Jewish nation-state law
Largely symbolic, the law was enacted just after the 70th anniversary of the birth of the state of Israel.
Turkish court keeps US pastor in jail; Trump calls on Erdogan to act
Andrew Brunson was indicted on charges of helping the group that Ankara blames for a failed 2016 coup against President Tayyip Erdogan, as well as supporting outlawed PKK Kurdish militants.