India's billion-dollar battle to build the world's biggest statue
In a burst of nationalist fervour, around one billion dollars is being spent on the two giant effigies, each more than twice as tall as the Statue of Liberty.
WFP preparing to provide food aid to 1.1 million Zimbabweans
Growing food prices and the country's dire economic state could also affect those living in urban areas, the UN food agency added.
Missing DR Congo rapper 'found': spokesperson
A young rapper in the Democratic Republic of Congo missing for four days has been found after apparently being kidnapped by unknown assailants, a spokesperson for the singer said on Sunday.
Factfile on cholera
A look at the cholera disease's life cycle and infection vector.
Sub-Saharan Africa's trade with China
Graphic on China's trade with Sub-Saharan Africa, including a map showing countries most reliant on exports to China, according to data published in November by French financial firm, Coface.
Nadal, Del Potro into US Open last-eight, dad-to-be Isner keeps home hopes alive
World number one Nadal saw off a battling Nikoloz Basilashvili, the first Georgian in a fourth round in New York, 6-3, 6-3, 6-7 (6/8), 6-4.
Myanmar judge jails Reuters reporters for 7 years
Press freedom advocates, the United Nations, the European Union and countries including the United States, Canada and Australia have called for the Reuters journalists’ acquittal.
Dutch goalkeeper stars as Cape Town City reach final
Elimination for Sundowns came five days after they suffered a similar fate at the group stage of the CAF Champions League, a competition they won two seasons ago.
Serena, Stephens reach US Open quarterfinals
Serena Williams booked a quarterfinal date with Karolina Pliskova, the eighth-seeded Czech who beat Australian Ashleigh Barty 6-4, 6-4.
EU raps Guatemala for 'step backward' on corruption
The EU says the decision by the government not to renew the mandate of CICIG constitutes a step backward in the consolidation of rule of law.
England beat India by 60 runs in fourth Test
Victory, achieved with more than a day to spare, saw England take an unassailable 3-1 lead in this five-match series.
Apple expected to unveil new iPhones at 12 September event
Apple offered scant clues to what it has in store for the presentation to take place in the Steve Jobs Theater at its spaceship campus in Cupertino.
U2 cancels Berlin show after Bono loses his voice
After the first few songs Bono appeared to have a problem with his voice; several times, the 58-year-old stopped singing to drink from a thermos flask.
Chinese police arrest 46 after violent protest over schooling
More than 600 protesters gathered outside a police station in Leiyang city in Hunan province around midnight Saturday after security personnel stopped a protest.
Sharapova lights up US Open again with win over Ostapenko
Sharapova is now undefeated in 22-night matches at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.
Chad forces bombard rebel positions on Libyan border
A local source said a dozen local people had been injured in the operation.
Bush, Obama say John McCain made them 'better' presidents
Obama said McCain 'made us better presidents - just as he made the Senate better, just as he made the country better.'
Aretha Franklin funeral bishop apologises for 'groping' Grande
After her performance, Grande was congratulated by Bishop Charles H. Ellis III, who wrapped his arm around her, his hand high above her waist and his fingers pressed against her chest.