Golden Globes eye history as show goes on without stars
Second only to the Oscars, the season-opening Globes - which also honour the best in television - can massively boost or fatally dash the hopes of this year's film awards frontrunners like 'The Trial of the Chicago 7' and 'Nomadland'.
As Trump returns to political stage, nagging questions about 2024
The ex-president returns from political hiatus Sunday seeking to regain control of a Republican Party that is out of power and pondering whether the flawed billionaire can win again in 2024.
Biden, Saudi king speak ahead of Khashoggi murder report
The White House said that Biden and the 85-year-old king emphasised the countries' security ties and 'the US commitment to help Saudi Arabia defend its territory as it faces attacks from Iranian-aligned groups'.
Twitter considers charging users for special content, in revenue push
Super Follows was described during the presentation as a way for Twitter audiences to financially support creators and receive newsletters, exclusive content, and even virtual badges in exchange.
Knives out for Australia's Finch after New Zealand loss
World number two Australia slumped to a 2-0 deficit after the second T20 against the Black Caps in Dunedin on Thursday, leaving them on the brink of a series defeat against a side ranked sixth in the world.
Tiger Woods transferred to Los Angeles hospital for further treatment
Woods was driving alone Tuesday morning in a Los Angeles suburb on a road notorious for accidents when his SUV hit the center median, crossed into the opposing lane, struck a tree and then rolled over several times.
Arsenal, Man Utd, Rangers into Europa League last 16 as Leicester exit
The Gabon striker put Arsenal ahead at the Karaiskakis stadium in Piraeus in their home leg of a tie relocated due to COVID-19 travel restrictions between Portugal and the United Kingdom.
Boko Haram claims deadly rocket attack on Nigerian city
In a six-minute propaganda video released on Thursday, a voice claiming to be the group's leader Abubakar Shekau spoke over footage of militants firing rockets outside the city.
Thierry Henry steps down as Montreal coach
"It is with a heavy heart that I've decided to take this decision," said the former Arsenal and France striker in a statement released by the club and posted on his own Twitter feed.
Liverpool 'deeply saddened' by death of Alisson's father
It is understood 57-year-old Jose Agostinho Becker drowned after going for a swim on his property in Lavras do Sul on Wednesday.
Contract talks with Neymar 'on track', says PSG's Leonardo
The French champions' two star forwards -- the world's two most expensive players -- are both out of contract in June 2022.
Cameroon launches safety campaign after polio cases emerge
Health Minister Manaouda Malachie on Monday said "two cases of type 2 poliovirus" had been found in the Cite Verte district of Yaounde.
Long COVID should be 'clear priority' for authorities: WHO
While some studies have begun to shed light on the illness, it is still unclear why some patients with COVID-19 continue to show symptoms for months, including tiredness, brain fog, and cardiac and neurological disorders.
Dutch sex workers, cafe owners challenge COVID curbs
This follows Prime Minister Mark Rutte's announcement on Tuesday to relax some measures but to extend the country's controversial nightly curfew and maintain bans on sex work and on the hospitality industry.
Mozambique democracy under threat as opposition loses leaders
The loss of two prominent figures deprives the country of two nationally heard voices of dissent, say commentators.
US says patience on Iran talks not 'unlimited'
The United States on February 18 offered to meet with Iran under the auspices of the European Union in a bid to revive a nuclear deal trashed by former president Donald Trump.
Multi-millionaire Morris wants to follow in dad’s footsteps
Morris, 33, will play for the Rajasthan Royals in the 2021 Indian Premier League after the franchise bought him for US$2.2-million, an IPL auction record.
Pfizer to test third dose, tweaked vaccine to target variant identified in SA
As countries around the world rush to vaccinate people, concerns have risen that more transmissible variants such as the one first detected in South Africa or another in Britain are more resistant to existing vaccines.