'They are not sleeping': fears over Mozambique jihadists' next move
On March 24, Islamic-State linked militants launched a strategic, coordinated assault on Palma that overwhelmed security forces and caused French energy giant Total to abandon a nearby gas project.
Biden to withdraw all US troops from Afghanistan by September 11
The drawdown delays only by around five months an agreement with the Taliban by former president Donald Trump to withdraw all troops, amid a growing consensus in Washington that little more can be achieved.
New JK Rowling children's book coming in October
The Scottish author's latest will be released simultaneously in 20 different countries and multiple languages on October 12, French publisher Gallimard said.
Springboks' lock Etzebeth out for 'many weeks' after finger surgery
Etzebeth, 29, last played in a heavy Top 14 defeat away to Lyon on March 27.
Facebook panel to review requests to remove 'harmful' content
The move broadens the mandate of the so-called 'supreme court' of Facebook, which up to now had been tasked with reviewing instances of whether content was improperly taken down from Facebook or Instagram.
US regulators recommend 'pause' in use of J&J vaccine, EU to delay roll-out
Authorities said this was done "out of an abundance of caution" over potential links to a rare type of blood clot.
Violence in DR Congo's Goma kills 10, protests banned: official
Governor Charly Nzanzu Kasivita also signed orders banning 'all public protests' in the province and closing off a commune in Goma and a neighbouring territory.
Townsend to be Lions' attack coach in South Africa
There are no members of Eddie Jones' England staff among the Lions coaches, with no Englishmen involved at all in coaching the squad after Andy Farrell, Steve Borthwick and Graham Rowntree were all unable to take part.
Minneapolis under curfew after officer shoots black motorist dead
Dozens of protesters waved signs and chanted slogans in front of the police station in Brooklyn Center, the suburb where Sunday's killing occurred.
Five SA women cricketers stuck in Bangladesh after COVID-19 tests
Seventeen other members of the South Africa Emerging team left Bangladesh late Monday, before the country imposed a ban on international flights over a surge in new cases there.
Japan to release treated Fukushima water into the sea
Japan's government argues the release is safe because the water is processed to remove almost all radioactive elements and will be diluted.
WHO seeks ban on sale of live wild mammals in food markets
The World Health Organization on Tuesday called for a halt to the sale of live wild mammals in food markets to prevent the spread of disease.
Kanye West Nike Air Yeezy 1 sneakers, valued at over $1 mn, to be sold
The Nike Air Yeezy 1 sneakers are part of a private sale -- which means neither the final price nor the buyer will be released unless the individual comes forward.
More Ibrahimovic controversy after lockdown restaurant 'meeting'
Italian news website Fanpage published photos it says were taken at lunchtime on Sunday of the AC Milan forward with friends, all without masks and surrounded by wine glasses, in the restaurant which should have been closed to on-site diners.
UK launches inquiry into lobbying scandal involving ex-PM
A day after Cameron finally broke his silence on the scandal, Downing Street said the inquiry would be led by senior lawyer Nigel Boardman and report back "promptly".
Regeneron antibody drug appears effective at preventing COVID
The trial entailed injecting 1,505 people not infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus but living in households with people carrying the virus with the Regeneron antibody cocktail or a placebo.
Russian prison threatens to force-feed Navalny
It said Navalny, who last week said he had a cough and fever, had been transferred back to the prison barracks from its infirmary.
AstraZeneca suffers diabetes drug setback for COVID
AstraZeneca, whose separate COVID vaccine rollout has been hampered by health concerns, said its trial "assessing the potential of Farxiga to treat patients hospitalised with COVID-19 who are at risk of developing serious complications... did not achieve statistical significance".