Hopeful Eight seek starring role in Singapore showdown
All eight women competing at the WTA Finals will go into the tournament believing they have a genuine chance of finishing the season on a high note when round-robin play starts on Sunday.
Ugandan opposition leader held on murder charge after protests
Kizza Besigye, who has contested and lost four elections against long-time leader Museveni, was detained on Thursday.
Opposition: Spain plans to force Catalonia into January elections
The main opposition Socialists said on Friday they would back a package of extraordinary measures to impose central rule on the region.
Ending Iran nuclear deal would worsen North Korea situation – Kerry
Kerry, who negotiated the 2015 deal between Iran and world powers, was speaking a week after Trump refused to certify that Tehran was in compliance with it.
Juncker confident EU won't end up with 'no deal' on Brexit
President Jean-Claude Juncker said on Friday he did not believe that Britain would crash out of the European Union with no Brexit deal.
McLaren deal allows Alonso to chase Triple Crown
McLaren executive director Zak Brown said the multi-year agreement “allows Fernando to be with us for quite some time”.
Everton lose to Lyon, Giroud lifts Arsenal
Arsenal top Group H with a maximum nine points from three games after returning to winning ways following their 2-1 defeat by Watford in the Premier League.
Dangote Cement still interested in PPC - CEO
PPC is already the subject of an all-share merger bid by local rival AfriSam that values it at $700 million.
Bush takes veiled swipe at Trump, defends immigration and trade
Bush, 71, used a rare public address to discuss nationalism, racial divisions and Russia’s intervention in the 2016 election.
North Korea warns threats a 'big miscalculation' in open letter
Tension has soared on the peninsula following a series of weapons tests by North Korea and a string of increasingly bellicose exchanges between Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
Putin dials up anti-US rhetoric, keeps mum on re-election
Russian president Vladimir Putin said US-Russia relations were in a lamentable state.
Brazilian who led US to $17 million under mattress pleads guilty
Cleber Rene Rizerio Rocha has pleaded guilty to charges that he tried to launder funds tied to one of the largest pyramid schemes ever.
Malaysia in talks with US firm Ocean Infinity to resume MH370 search
The disappearance of the aircraft ranks among the world’s greatest aviation mysteries after Australia, China and Malaysia ended a fruitless search effort in January.
Dangote Cement still interested in South Africa's PPC – CEO
Dangote Cement made an approach to PPC last month, but later withdrew, saying it did not want to get into a lengthy process with an uncertain outcome.
Maltese journalist probably killed by remotely detonated bomb – government
Daphne Caruana Galizia, a renowned blogger and fierce critic of the government, died on Monday in a blast that wrecked her car as she was leaving her house.
#RandReport: Rand snaps 3-day losing streak, stocks down
The rand firmed on Thursday, snapping a three-day losing streak, helped by some investors taking profits from the dollar’s recent rally.
Britain's new concessions are not enough, EU leaders tell May
Arriving at a two-day summit in Brussels on Thursday with other EU leaders, May sought to shift the focus away from a failure to push the talks beyond a discussion of a divorce settlement.
Marburg virus in Uganda kills 2
It’s the country's first outbreak of the deadly Ebola-like pathogen in three years.