Trump boosted by Supreme Court confirmation days from US election
The Republican-controlled Senate elevated Amy Coney Barrett to the lifelong position in a 52-48 vote, capping a rapid and deeply contentious process that makes her the sixth conservative, and third Trump appointee, on the nine-member court.
Injured Stormers star Du Toit unlikely to play this year
The 28-year-old Springbok flanker limped off injured in a Super Rugby match against the Blues in Cape Town earlier this year and swift medical attention saved his leg from being amputated.
Nigeria looting hits capital
Lines of residents could be seen carrying away sacks of supplies meant for distribution during coronavirus lockdowns as authorities struggled to halt the pillaging.
'We cannot give up,' WHO chief Ghebreyesus says of pandemic fight
Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus’ comment came a day after US President Donald Trump's chief of staff told CNN that the administration's focus had moved to mitigation, not stamping out the virus.
Sudanese split over normalising relations with Israel
The move - announced by the White House Friday - came shortly after US President Donald Trump declared that Washington was formally moving to delist Sudan as a state sponsor of terrorism, a designation that strangled Khartoum's economy for decades.
Injured Rohit left out of India's squad for Australia tour
Paceman Ishant Sharma also misses out of the highly-anticipated series that includes four Tests, three one-day internationals and three Twenty20 matches in the coming months.
Muslims 'not persecuted' in France, says country's Muslim council
French President Emmanuel Macron has vowed to take the fight to Islamist radicals after the 16 October beheading of a history teacher who had shown cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad to pupils in a class discussion on free speech.
Man City 'ready to win Champions League', says Villas-Boas
City, who relinquished their Premier League title last season to Liverpool, have only won twice in five league games this season.
Trump says he’s 'not' giving up on COVID-19 fight
On Sunday, Trump's chief of staff Mark Meadows told CNN that the administration's focus had moved to mitigation, not stamping out the virus.
Pogba to take legal action after 'fake news' France retirement rumours
According to reports in the Middle East picked up by British tabloid The Sun, World Cup winner Pogba wanted to end his international career after Macron vowed to take the fight to Islamic radicals after the October 16 beheading of history teacher Samuel Paty.
Pakistan summons French envoy over Macron's Islamist remarks
The move came as small, scattered protests were held in cities across Pakistan and a day after Prime Minister Imran Khan accused Macron of 'attacking Islam'.
Lufthansa says 30,000 jobs at risk over pandemic
The executive board of Europe's largest airline said in a letter to employees that it was now 'harder than ever' to predict how the aviation industry will develop, given there is little clarity over how long travel warnings would be applied or how quickly any recovery could come.
'The Undoing': More murder and secrets starring Kidman, this time in NY
The series marks the return or writer/producer David E. Kelley, and once again stars Nicole Kidman, who won a slew of awards for her portrayal of a woman living with domestic abuse in 'Big Little Lies'.
Uncapped Umaga in England squad for Italy, Autumn Nations Cup
Umaga, the nephew of former New Zealand captain Tana Umaga, was chosen after steering Wasps to last weekend's Premiership final, where they were beaten by Exeter.
Ancelotti slams 'joke' red card as Saints end Everton's unbeaten start
Everton had gone eight games without defeat in all competitions this term, but they paid the price for a lethargic display at St Mary's.
Tanzanians to vote as alarm soars over stifling of democracy
Voters on the Tanzanian mainland and semi-autonomous archipelago of Zanzibar will cast their ballots for a president and lawmakers on Wednesday.
Melbourne lockdown lifted after zero new virus cases recorded
Stay-at-home orders for Melbourne's five million residents will be lifted from midnight Tuesday into Wednesday while restaurants, beauty salons and retail stores will be permitted to throw open their doors.
Protesters target churches over Poland's near-total abortion ban
Protesters, brandishing placards bearing expletives and others saying "I wish I could abort my government", clashed with police and supporters of the ban outside a landmark church in central Warsaw.