After London fire, 600 tower blocks must be tested for flammable cladding
Cladding may have played a part in the 14 June disaster when flames sped through the 24-storey residential building.
Uber hires law firm to probe how it handled India rape case - source
The law firm O'Melveny & Myers LLP was hired after employees gave contradictory accounts of how Uber obtained the medical records.
Champs Elysees attacker had been in Turkey, had huge arsenal of weapons
On June 19 the individual had rammed a car carrying weapons & explosives into a police van as it drove in a convoy down Paris's Champs Elysees.
Dreyer gets debut as Boks test out tightheads
Dreyer replaces Frans Malherbe, who is the Springbok first choice at tighthead.
Philippines: Islamist fighters trapped in corner of besieged town
Islamist militants holed up in a southern Philippines town have been cornered and their firepower is flagging, the military said.
Dozens killed in Afghanistan as car bomb hits bank branch
There was no immediate claim of responsibility but insurgent groups have in the past targeted banks where police, soldiers and other government employees collect their pay.
Mother’s heart health tied to breastfeeding – study
A woman’s risk of suffering a heart attack or stroke later in life may be influenced by how long she breastfed her children, according to a new study.
Belgium detains four people linked to failed bomb attack
A judge will determine on Thursday whether to extend their detention.
With one eye on history, Hansen beckons Lions to Eden Park fortress
In preparing his team for the seismic first Test against the British and Irish Lions, All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has made a point of looking to the past for inspiration.
Reports: Four die from heat in sweltering US Southwest
The first two fatalities recorded in the three-day heatwave took place on Monday and included a homeless person found in a car, media reports said.
Ronaldo header gives Portugal win over Confed Cup hosts Russia
The win moved Portugal top of the table with four points after they conceded an equaliser in stoppage time to draw their opening match 2-2 against with Mexico.
US asks China to do more to rein in North Korea
The death of Otto Warmbier has further complicated President Donald Trump’s approach to North Korea, his top national security challenge.
UN Security Council backs West Africa force to fight Sahel militants
The vast, arid region has in recent years become a breeding ground for jihadist groups - some linked to al-Qaeda and the Islamic State.
SA's credibility on the line with foreign bond investors
Any erosion of central bank independence is likely to spook investors even more.
Bairstow leads England to rout of South Africa
SA Captain AB de Villiers (65 not out) and Farhaan Behardien (64 not out) shared an unbroken stand of 110 but they never broke free from the shackles imposed by a disciplined England attack.
Islamic State blows up mosque where it declared 'caliphate'
The mosque was destroyed as Iraq's elite Counter Terrorism Service (CTS) units got within 50 meters of it, according to an Iraqi military statement.
May apologises for London fire failures as UK secures homes for victims
The government said it had obtained dozens of newly built apartments in a west London development, a first step towards fulfilling a pledge to rehouse residents of Grenfell Tower which was gutted in a deadly fire.
Michigan's Bishop Airport evacuated after police officer stabbed
All passengers were safe, according to a brief statement on the airport's Facebook page.