Cricket Afghanistan celebrates 'big dream' coming true
The International Cricket Council voted to make Afghanistan, along with Ireland, full members of the organisation, allowing those countries to become part of the elite 12 nations who play Test matches.
Arab states send Qatar 13 demands to end crisis, official says
The list compiled by Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Egypt and Bahrain also demands the closing of a Turkish military base in Qatar and the handing over of all designated terrorists on its territory, the official told Reuters.
Egypt forward Salah joins Liverpool
British media reported that Liverpool paid 34 million euros (£30 million) to sign Salah, who is returning to the Premier League two and a half years after leaving Chelsea.
Venezuelan troops fire on protesters at airbase, one killed
At least two soldiers shot long firearms through the fence at protesters from a distance of just a few feet.
De Grandhomme, Raval earn New Zealand central contracts
Batsman Neil Broom has also been offered a contract after he was recalled to the national side following a lengthy absence to replace Ross Taylor.
Spieth returns to form and grabs Connecticut lead
World number three Rory McIlroy was among a group of 18 golfers four shots back in a share of 19th place.
Sanchez breaks Chile scoring record in Germany draw
Sanchez’s goal was his 38th for Chile in 113 appearances as he overtook the previous scoring record held by Marcelo Salas.
Brazil top court ruling potentially undercuts Temer investigation
That move would have killed the entire plea bargain process, which has been a key tool in uncovering massive graft schemes in recent years, prosecutors told Reuters.
North Korea tests rocket engine, possibly for ICBM - US officials
Any military solution to the North Korea crisis would be “tragic on an unbelievable scale”, Trump’s defense secretary, Jim Mattis, said last month.
Trump says he did not record conversations with former FBI chief Comey
Shortly after dismissing Comey, Trump mentioned the possibility of tapes in a Twitter post.
Senate Republicans unveil Obamacare replacement bill, but fate uncertain
Four conservative lawmakers said they could not support it in its current form, leaving Republicans short of the votes they need for passage.
Car bomb kills seven at police station in Somali capital – police
The blast came despite thousands of security personnel, including police, intelligence and military, being assigned to secure Mogadishu earlier this month.
12 killed in heavy fighting in northeastern Congo
Gilbert Kambale, another local activist, told Reuters that at least 13 militiamen and three soldiers had died in Thursday’s fighting.
United States rejects UN call for access to safe abortions
Nikki Haley, US ambassador to the UN, gave formal notice this month that the Trump administration is reviewing its participation in the forum.
SA reports outbreak of H5N8 bird flu in Mpumalanga: OIE
Some 5,000 birds died of the highly contagious disease and the remainder at the 24,000-birds farm was in the process of being culled.
Powerful quake shakes Guatemala and El Salvador, no casualties reported
A deeper earthquake of similar magnitude struck the interior of Guatemala last week, killing at least two people and damaging buildings.
#RandReport: South Africa's rand firmer after court ruling, stocks dip
Despite data signalling the economy could bounce back from recession, investor sentiment has been clouded by political turbulence.
Mourners remember US student held prisoner by North Korea
The exact cause of his death is unclear. Warmbier's family asked the Hamilton County Coroner on Tuesday not to perform an autopsy.