Beyonce, Jay-Z dazzle South Africa at Mandela tribute
The concert was the climax of a year of events celebrating the centennial of Mandela's birth in 1918, and part of a campaign to tackle poverty, child malnutrition and boost gender equality.
Syria coalition targets IS leader linked to execution of American
Damascus had earlier Sunday accused the coalition of launching missiles against Syrian army positions, according to the official Sana news agency.
Trump plane collects Bush casket for days-long homage
The 41st president died Friday, aged 94, at his home in Texas - "a very gentle and peaceful passing," his lifelong friend and advisor James Baker said Sunday on ABC's "This Week."
Boko Haram raid kills two soldiers in NE Nigeria
Gunmen from Boko Haram faction the Islamic State West Africa Province attacked a remote base in Buni Gari village, in Yobe state, 60 kilometres from the state capital Damaturu on Saturday.
Burundi ex-president Buyoya denounces warrant
On Friday, Burundi issued an international arrest warrant against Pierre Buyoya, 11 former senior officials and five civilians close to him over the 1993 killing of Melchior Ndadaye.
Iran arrests population expert accused of spy links
The IRNA state news agency did not give details of the charges, but quoted a lawyer who named the expert as Meimanat Hosseini Chavoshi.
Chelsea return to winning ways against Fulham
Sunday's hard-fought win lifted Chelsea into third place above Spurs, in action against Arsenal later in the day.
Macron leads crisis meeting after anti-government riots
Paris police said 412 people were arrested on Saturday during the worst clashes for years in the capital and 378 were still in custody.
Germany, Netherlands drawn together in Euro 2020 qualifying
The Germans were the most dangerous team outside the first pot of seeds for the competition, and will also face Northern Ireland, who they met at the Euro 2016 finals.
Israel police recommend indicting Netanyahu in third graft probe
Police in February recommended indicting the prime minister in two other corruption investigations.
New Malawi law aims to end political handouts
Malawi goes to the polls on 21 May next year and candidates at every level have typically used cash payments and gifts to secure support in advance of past votes.
Putin briefs Trump over Ukraine as EU leaders up pressure
Vladimir Putin strode into the summit under a cloud, having drawn outrage from Europe over last week's incident in which his navy detained three Ukrainian ships and 24 sailors -- causing Trump to abruptly cancel their scheduled meeting.
Robert De Niro gets tribute award at Marrakech film festival
Robert De Niro used the occasion to lash out at President Donald Trump and his "America First" mantra.
Pablo Escobar's dark legacy refuses to die 25 years after his death
Even as city officials prepare to demolish the bunker-like mansion where the late drug lord lived, in the neighbourhood that bears his name, residents who live in homes he built for them are planning heartfelt tributes to mark Sunday's anniversary.
Wilder retains heavyweight crown after Fury thriller ends in draw
Wilder had Fury on the canvas twice, including a spectacular final round knockdown, but was unable to get the knockout victory he had promised to deliver at the Staples Center.
Donald Trump says he hopes to meet Kim Jong Un in early 2019
When asked about a future meeting, US President Donald Trump said: "I think we're going to do one fairly (soon) -- into January, February, I think."
Gay 'trend' influencing the Catholic clergy - Pope
A decree on training for Roman Catholic priests in 2016 stressed the obligation of sexual abstinence, as well as barring gays and those who support "gay culture" from holy orders.
Egyptian actress to face trial for wearing racy dress
Rania Youssef appeared at the closing session Thursday of the Cairo International Film Festival wearing a revealing black lace dress over a tight black body with her legs showing underneath.