'Libya lacks plan to prevent more migrants crossing to Europe'
European Union officials say there's no clear plan to help prevent more migrants reaching Europe's shores this summer.
Oxfam: Climate change deepening Horn of Africa's hunger crisis
About 12 million people in Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia are at risk of hunger, with Somalia at risk of slipping into famine for the second time in six years.
Israel strikes Iran-supplied arms depot near Damascus airport
Two senior rebel sources in the Damascus area, citing monitors, said five strikes hit an ammunition depot used by Iran-backed militias.
UK could join US action in event of new Syria chemical attack - Johnson
Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said Britain would find it difficult to refuse a request for military assistance in Syria.
Ugandan court sends Museveni critic back to prison
Stella Nyanzi has been incarcerated for more than two weeks since the East African country charged her with electronic communications offences.
Potentially harmful effects of energy drinks - it's not the caffeine
Drinking large quantities of an energy drink is associated with potentially harmful changes in blood pressure and heart function.
Cheap blood drug could prevent thousands of maternal deaths in developing world
A cheap and widely available drug could save the lives of one in three of the 100,000 new mothers who bleed to death after childbirth every year.
‘Cheater’ Sharapova shouldn't be allowed to play again - Bouchard
Sharapova beat Roberta Vinci in the first round of the Stuttgart Grand Prix on Wednesday after receiving a controversial wild card for the tournament.
Where medical marijuana is legal, illegal use climbs
Researchers found that illegal use of marijuana and rates of cannabis use disorder rose to a greater extent in US states that adopted laws legalising marijuana for medical purposes.
ICC board approves rollback of ‘Big Three’ decision
The measure was passed by 13 votes to one, the governing body said in a statement on Thursday after its meetings at its headquarters in Dubai.
Hooded youths in Venezuela mar opposition efforts at peaceful protest
Protesters blocked a highway in Venezuela's capital Caracas for nearly eight hours this week.
SA's Gift Ngoepe first African to play in MLB
The 27-year-old Gift Ngoepe entered the game against the visiting Chicago Cubs in the fourth inning.
Multiple strikes hit ammo depot near Damascus airport
Multiple dawn strikes hit an ammunition depot complex near Damascus airport used by Iranian-backed forces supplied via an air corridor between the Syrian capital and Tehran.
Meningitis outbreak in Nigeria has killed 813 people – minister
The government approved a house-to-house search in northern Nigeria to identify those afflicted with meningitis for vaccination and treatment.
UK plain cigarette pack law seen cutting number of smokers by 300,000
The introduction of plain packaging for tobacco cigarettes sold in Britain from next month could cut the number of smokers in the country by another 300,000 within a year, researchers said on Thursday.
Real Madrid, Barcelona still neck and neck after big wins
Zinedine Zidane made nine changes for the trip to the Riazor but Madrid’s reserves still made light work of Depor, with Isco running the show.
Sharapova marks comeback from ban with win over Vinci
The 30-year-old Russian, three-time winner on Stuttgart’s clay courts, received a controversial wild card for the German tournament.
Uber driver charged with raping California woman in car
Angel Sanchez, 36, was arrested a day after the March 30 attack, which took place on a street near the woman’s home in Santa Ana, California.