Beijing to suspend domestic, overseas Chinese group tours: state media
Starting Monday, all overseas group tour services, including hotel and plane ticket bookings, from Chinese travel agencies will be suspended, according to state broadcaster CCTV.
White House lawyers begin Trump defense at Senate trial
Democratic prosecutors from the House of Representatives wrapped up their detailed case for the president's removal late Friday over his dealings with Ukraine.
Tail-end assault puts England on course for series win
South Africa, needing a win to level the series, were 11 for no wicket in reply at tea.
China's Xi warns virus is 'accelerating', country facing 'grave situation'
Regions far from the epidemic epicentre, such as Beijing, have also started to clamp down on the flow of people, as the death toll from the virus rises to at least 41.
Indian govt ends internet blackout in restive Kashmir
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government imposed a communications blackout in early August when it stripped the portion of Kashmir it controls - the country's only Muslim-majority region - of its partial autonomy.
Medvedev cruises to set up Wawrinka last-16 clash
The tall Russian had few problems dispatching the unseeded Australian 6-4, 6-3, 6-2 on Rod Laver Arena as he steps up his quest for a maiden Grand Slam crown.
Virus-hit Chinese city to build second new hospital to treat cases - State Media
Hong Kong on Saturday declared a mystery virus outbreak as an "emergency", as authorities ramped up measures aimed at reducing the risk of further infections spreading.
Two Rohingya women killed in Myanmar shelling
Military spokesperson Zaw Min Tun told AFP said that one woman was killed on the spot by "heavy weapons" while another died after arriving at hospital in conflict-torn northern Rakhine state.
Democrats wrap up case against 'imminent threat' Trump, his team up next
Trump's team begin their defense at 10:00 am (1500 GMT) Saturday, a timeslot which Trump, a former reality television star, referred to in a tweet as "Death Valley in T.V."
Five things to watch for at the Grammys
Scandal at the Recording Academy, which puts on the show, has overwhelmed the lead-up to the glam event, but there are still plenty of musical moments to watch for.
Powerful quake kills 20 people in eastern Turkey
At least 30 people were missing following the magnitude 6.8 quake on Friday night, which had its epicentre in the small lakeside town of Sivrice in the eastern province of Elazig.
The global spread of the coronavirus: Where is it?
The coronavirus that has claimed 41 lives since emerging in a market in the Chinese city of Wuhan has spread around the world.
Weinstein rape trial told of sexual assault 'myths'
The prosecution called Barbara Ziv, who testified when American comedian Bill Cosby was convicted of sexual assault, to dispel several 'myths' surrounding rape.
Locusts the latest curse of East Africa weather extreme
Dense clouds of the ravenous insects have spread from Ethiopia and Somalia into Kenya, in the region's worse infestation in decades.
Angola prosecutor: Isabel dos Santos's Portugal funds embezzled
Angola's prosecutors accuse dos Santos of mismanagement and embezzlement of funds during her tenure at Sonangol, Angola's state-owned oil giant.
US confirms second case of China virus, 50 under investigation
The contagion has so far claimed 26 lives in China, sickened hundreds and has spread across several Asian countries as well as the US.
Gunman kills six in Germany attack: police
The shooter, believed to have a personal motive, launched an assault in the town of Rot am See near Heidelberg at around 12:45 (1145 GMT).
Williams, Osaka out, Federer survives as surprises rock Australian Open
Men's title-holder Novak Djokovic eased into the last 16 but elsewhere there were surprises all over Melbourne Park with Williams the biggest victim and Federer fighting back from 4-8 down in a fifth-set tie-break with John Millman.