Facebook shuts accounts of marketing group in Brazil election
The newspaper O Estado de S. Paulo said the group was the main network of support for far-right presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro on the internet.
Taiwan driver granted bail after 18 killed in train crash
The driver, You Zhen-zhong, 48, was granted bail of $16,167 after he was detained for investigation, the Taiwan Railways Administration said.
Trump says US ready to bolster nuclear arsenal after vowing treaty pullout
Donald Trump sparked concern globally at the weekend by saying he wanted to jettison the three-decade-old Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, signed former US president Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev, the last Soviet leader.
Mourinho not keen on Real job, wants to stay on at Man Utd
Current Real coach Julen Lopetegui is under pressure following a string of results that has left his side seventh in La Liga.
Former Croatia PM sentenced for bribe, war profiteering
Ivo Sanader - who has dismissed the proceedings as politically motivated - was not taken into custody and left the court without making a statement.
Chelsea assistant coach charged with improper conduct after melee
Chelsea scored a late equaliser to hold United to a 2-2 draw in the Premier League on Saturday and Ianni celebrated the goal in front of United’s bench, leading to an ugly melee.
#RandReport: Rand, stocks swept up in EM rally
At 1530 GMT the rand was 0.83% firmer at 14.2800 per dollar, a little softer than a session-best 14.2575 that brought key resistance mark within touching distance.
US lottery jackpots climb to $2.2 billion combined after no winners
For $2 a ticket, you have a chance to be among the richest people in the world if you beat the longshot odds of 1 in 303 million to win the Mega Millions lottery jackpot of $1.6 billion (R28.6 billion) Tuesday night.
Zambia revives plan to cull 2,000 hippos over next five years
Charles Banda said the hippo population could not be supported by the water levels in the Luangwa river where most of the animals are located while moving them elsewhere in the southern African country would be too costly.
Return of a hungry Ronaldo worrying for Manchester United
Ronaldo made his name in Manchester, scoring 118 goals, winning three Premier League titles and the first of his five Champions Leagues before a then world record move to Real Madrid.
Comoros places governor of strife-torn Anjouan under house arrest
A government statement said they were preparing to appoint an administrator in place of the governor.
Sri Lanka spin ace Herath to retire after first England Test
The 40-year-old will bring down the curtain on his glorious career at the same venue where he made his debut 19 years ago.
Global growth outlook for 2019 dims for first time: Reuters polls
At the start of 2018, optimism about a robust global economic outlook was almost unanimous among respondents.
Nigeria deploys special security force after 55 killed in Kaduna state
The Kaduna state government imposed a 24-hour curfew on Sunday after violence broke out on the streets of the state’s capital city, also called Kaduna.
Jordan says it won't renew peace treaty land deal with Israel
King Abdullah has been under increasing public pressure to end the arrangements with Israel.
Lonmin gets $200m purchase pact, committed to Sibanye deal
Strapped for cash, Lonmin had unveiled plans to cut 12,600 jobs and have a further 890 merger-related layoffs when Sibanye agreed to buy out the company in December.
Rand firmer in early trade, focus on budget speech
Market focus is on Wednesday’s budget speech by new Finance Minister Tito Mboweni and the September CPI data.
Taiwan's president prays with relatives of 18 killed in rail tragedy
Four carriages overturned on Sunday after all eight cars of a train carrying 366 passengers left the tracks on a bend near a railway station in Yilan county, officials said.