Pope says Church can no longer tolerate silence on abuse
Following Vigano's letter, US groups representing survivors of sexual abuse by Catholic priests urged the Vatican to publish a list of clerics accused of sexual assault.
Embattled Ronaldo prepares to play for Juventus
US police on Monday re-opened an investigation into accusations by a former American model that Ronaldo raped her in a Las Vegas hotel in June 2009.
Mourinho's job not under immediate threat - United sources
United are struggling in 10th place and last week's 3-1 loss to West Ham made it the club's worst start to a league campaign in 29 years.
Ethiopia ruling party backs PM Abiy at key meeting
The 177 voting members of the ruling Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front backed Abiy, during the party's long-delayed congress in the southern city of Hawassa, Fana Broadcasting Corporate reported.
Zimbabwe launches cholera vaccination drive after 49 deaths: WHO
The cholera outbreak, first detected outside Harare on September 5, prompted the health ministry to declare an emergency in the capital.
Tortured Zimbabwe activist awarded $150,000 damages
Jestina Mukoko sought damages after she was abducted, beaten, tortured and held in solitary confinement for weeks by state agents after elections in 2008.
Two Palestinians killed in clashes with Israeli army: Gaza ministry
Fares Hafez al-Sersawi, 14, and 24-year-old Mahmud Akram Mohammed Abu Samane, both died after being shot in the chest during demonstrations east of Gaza City, ministry spokesman Ashraf al-Qudra said.
Tunisia extends state of emergency
The decision to prolong the state of emergency until 6 November comes amid a tense political climate ahead of legislative and presidential elections planned for next year.
Frozen by IOC, boxing in danger of Olympic KO
The IOC executive board, meeting in Buenos Aires ahead of the start of the youth games on Saturday, issued a statement to AFP, saying they were 'freezing contacts'.
Buckingham Palace begins clear-out before major refit
More than 200 rooms over six floors of the east wing, which faces out onto The Mall, will be emptied over the next six months to prepare for the replacement of ageing electrics and pipework.
Rwanda court frees Kagame critic on bail
Diane Rwigara, a prominent critic of President Paul Kagame, was blocked from challenging him in the August 2017 presidential election and arrested a month later for alleged tax evasion and forgery as well as for inciting insurrection.
Nobel's Mukwege hears news in surgery as wild cheers erupt
The peace prize was the first Nobel ever awarded to a Congolese, sparking joy and pride in the biggest country in sub-Saharan Africa.
Robin Williams memorabilia fetches $6.1 million
The Oscar-winner, movie veteran, stand-up comedian and television star was one of Hollywood's most popular entertainers whose death in August 2014 triggered an outpouring of emotion the world over.
Nigeria's main parties make their presidential picks
This time last year, political pundits were hard pressed to name an opposition candidate who could beat President Muhammadu Buhari and his ruling All Progressives Congress.
Ronaldo ready to play for Juventus at Udinese despite rape claims
US police said on Monday they had re-opened an investigation into accusations by former US model Kathryn Mayorga that the Portuguese player raped her in a Las Vegas hotel in June 2009.
All Blacks want to 'right a wrong' against Springboks
The All Blacks suffered a stunning defeat by the Springboks in Wellington last month and scrum-half TJ Perenara says it is time to set the record straight.
Vettel won't 'commit suicide' as title hopes fade
Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel, whose hopes of pipping Hamilton to a fifth world title are quickly evaporating following the Briton's run of five victories in the last six races, refused to hit the panic button.
Shane Warne backs ‘Bodyline’ skipper, slams Steve Waugh
Warne, Test cricket’s second-most prolific wicket-taker, revealed his admiration for Douglas Jardine, who led England’s ‘Bodyline’ tour, in his new book ‘No Spin’.