Former Kenyan president Daniel Arap Moi has died: sources
Former Kenyan President Daniel Arap Moi, who ruled the country with an iron fist between 1978 and 2002, has died aged 96, a relative and government source said Tuesday.
China opens virus hospital built from scratch in under two weeks
The two-floor facility was handed over to the army on Sunday and will be staffed with 1,400 military medics, including some with experience dealing with SARS and Ebola.
Trial hears accuser tried to make Weinstein 'pseudo-father'
Lead defence attorney Donna Rotunno subjected ex-actress Jessica Mann, who says Weinstein raped her in March 2013, to brutal cross-examination that appeared to severely weaken her earlier testimony.
Hong Kong confirms death of patient with coronavirus
The man was a resident of Hong Kong who had travelled last month to Wuhan, the Chinese city at the centre of the outbreak, returning home on 23 January via a high speed rail link.
With acquittal expected, Democrat calls for Trump censure
West Virginia's Joe Manchin said that although the evidence was strong that Trump abused his power to solicit political support from Ukraine, the Republican-dominated Senate was not going to convict him when it votes on Wednesday.
Hugs, a guru and a favourite tree: Djokovic's unusual route to the top
The Serb has distinguished himself with his willingness to turn to the unusual, from hyperbaric chambers to meditation and Spanish guru Pepe Imaz, a former journeyman player whose "love and peace" philosophy drives his teachings.
Rampant Enyimba, resilient Zanaco reach CAF Cup quarter-finals
Victor Mbaoma scored twice as former African champions Enyimba trounced San Pedro of the Ivory Coast 5-2 in Abidjan to fill the second qualifying place in Group D.
Shakira, Trump and Kobe: 5 moments from the Super Bowl half-time show
Here are some of the most memorable moments - with Donald Trump, Kobe Bryant, and Jennifer Lopez - of the 2020 Super Bowl show.
Pan-Islamic body OIC rejects Trump's Mideast plan
A meeting of foreign ministers at OIC headquarters in the Saudi city of Jeddah called on 'all member states not (to) deal with this plan or cooperate with the US administration efforts to enforce it in any way or form'.
Israeli PM Netanyahu in Uganda to boost ties
Benjamin Netanyahu arrived to a rainswept Entebbe airport accompanied by his wife, Sara, before heading to meet Museveni, an AFP photographer said.
Can foreign-language films ever win over Hollywood?
For many, the subtitle barrier is more than an inch tall. It requires you to focus on the bottom of the screen, meaning you may miss key visuals. Others, however, say that subtitles invite an increased focus on a film.
Fuglsang links with banned doctor Ferrari probed - reports
Fuglsang, 34, who won the 2019 Criterium du Dauphine and Liege-Bastogne-Liege, recently extended his contract with Astana.
Bananaman, Nadal's kiss and a 'crazy aunt' - five Australian Open moments
AFP Sports looks back at five memorable moments from the first Grand Slam of the year.
China says 'urgently needs' medical masks to tackle virus
Fears of the virus have spurred people in the densely-populated country of 1.4 billion to stock up on single-use surgical masks, while frontline medical personnel at the centre of the outbreak have reported equipment shortages.
Malawi braces for ruling on alleged election fraud
The case has gripped the southern African nation and kept Malawians glued to radio stations for hours on end listening to live broadcasts of witnesses presenting evidence of alleged vote-rigging.
TIMELINE: How the novel coronavirus developed
The virus first emerged in the central Chinese city of Wuhan in late December last year.
#OscarsSoWhite: The Hollywood 'hashtag' activists demanding diversity
Five years later, the phrase has become a universal clarion call for more diversity at the Oscars, in Hollywood and the entertainment industry in general.
Majority of Canadians reject paying for Harry, Meghan's security
Seventy-seven percent of people surveyed by Nanos Research, for CTV, believe the Candian taxpayer does not have to pay for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex because they are not in Canada as representatives of the Queen.