Pakistan's Malala 'excited' after winning place at Oxford University
Yousafzai said she had been accepted at Oxford to study Politics, Philosophy, and Economics.
Mayweather: Risking legacy 'worth it'
Mayweather, a master defensive technician and tactician, is heavily favoured to win the 26 August fight against Conor McGregor in Las Vegas.
Republicans assail Trump after he defends Confederate monuments
Republican Senator Bob Corker, chairperson of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, questioned Trump’s capacity to govern.
Sublime Root, Cook tons put England in command versus Windies
Captain Root mastered the pink ball to make 136 and Cook was unbeaten on 153 at the close as England recovered strongly from a perilous 39 for two to take control of the game at Edgbaston.
At least 80 dead after escalation in Philippines' war on drugs
The spike in killings drew condemnation from Vice President Leni Robredo, who belongs to a party opposed to Duterte.
Spain hunts driver who killed 13 in Barcelona
Islamic State claimed responsibility for the deadly rampage along the city's most famous avenue on Thursday, which was packed with tourists taking an afternoon stroll.
Venezuela’s new chief prosecutor vows to jail protest leaders
Maduro loyalist Delcy Rodriguez, head of the body known as the constituent assembly, said the law would be passed before the weekend.
US, Japan step up defence cooperation to counter North Korea
US President Donald Trump warned North Korea last week it would face “fire and fury” if it threatened the United States.
US air strikes kill 7 al-Shabaab fighters in Somalia - US military
Islamist militant group Al-Shabaab has allied with al-Qaeda and frequently bombs military and civilian targets in Somalia’s capital and other cities.
Kenya police watchdog probing at least 28 election-related deaths
Opposition leader Raila Odinga disputes the figure and on Thursday announced he is taking his case to the Supreme Court.
At least 13 confirmed dead after van ploughs into crowd in Barcelona
A van ploughed into crowds in the heart of Barcelona and Spanish media reported at least 13 people were killed, in what police said they were treating as a terrorist attack.
Hundreds still missing in Sierra Leone mudslide
Approximately 600 people are missing after a torrent of mud on Monday swept away homes on the edge of the capital, Freetown, the Red Cross said.
John Cleese receives career award at Sarajevo Film Festival
Cleese, best known as a member of the famous comedy team Monty Python's Flying Circus, received a standing ovation from fans at the open-air venue where he gave an acceptance speech.
Iraq acknowledges abuses committed against civilians in Mosul campaign
Islamic State's self-proclaimed "caliphate" effectively collapsed with the fall of Mosul but parts of Iraq and Syria remain however under its control.
Messi and Ronaldo duel to be world’s best footballer again
The pair, who have dominated the global award in its varied forms for a decade, will be favourites to collect yet another accolade amid the 24-strong list of the world’s best.
UN hopes for Syria peace talks in October or November
The main opposition is the High Negotiations Committee but there are two other dissident groupings, the "Moscow" and "Cairo" platforms.
Bolt reveals injury details and rounds on doubters
Accompanied by an x-ray of the injury to his left hamstring, the eight-times Olympics gold medallist was also adamant in social media posts that he never cheated his fans.
Klopp: Philippe Coutinho still injured
Liverpool midfielder Coutinho, who is a target for Barcelona, has not recovered from a back injury and will miss the Premier League match against Crystal Palace, manager Juergen Klopp said.