Botswana defies outcry to execute murderer
In 2017, Mooketsi Kgosibodiba received a death sentence for the 2012 murder of his employer and his appeal was dismissed last year.
Man City are in the right frame of mind: Guardiola
Pep Guardiola is adamant the City players have not been affected by a poor run of just one victory in five games in all competitions.
Air raids in Libyan capital kill five: ministry
Hashemi reported major damage after the strikes on al-Swani, some 25 kilometres (15 miles) south of central Tripoli. He said there was no military infrastructure in the area.
Putin, Xi launch 'historic' Russia-China gas pipeline
The mammoth Power of Siberia pipeline connecting the world's top gas exporter and its largest energy importer crowns years of tough negotiations and work in difficult conditions.
Australia launches anti-espionage task force amid China spy concerns
Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the new force would involve all the country's top intelligence agencies 'to disrupt and deter anyone attempting to undermine our national interests'.
US House panel to meet on Trump impeachment charges
Trump has been unable to quash allegations in the House of Representatives investigation that he illegally sought help from Ukraine to obtain dirt on his domestic political rivals, including possible 2020 challenger Joe Biden.
19 killed as bus plunges onto frozen river in Russia
A tyre on the bus burst as it was crossing the bridge over the Kuenga river in eastern Siberia's Zabaikalsky region.
Guardiola wants to stay at Man City beyond 2021
This season has not gone according to plan for Guardiola as he attempted to match the unprecedented efforts of last year when he swept all three domestic titles.
Merkel to pay first visit to Auschwitz
Angela Merkel will be only the third chancellor after Helmut Schmidt and Helmut Kohl to travel to the camp installed by the Nazis in then occupied Poland during World War II.
Imagine the specs appeal...John Lennon's sunglasses to be sold at auction
The vintage glasses and a parking ticket - issued on 25 April 1969 in London outside the band's own label Apple Records - will be sold online by Sotheby's with other Beatles memorabilia next month.
Cornwall takes 10 as West Indies crush Afghanistan in just over two days
Cornwall took a match haul of 10 wickets as the West Indies bowled out Afghanistan for 120 on day three and reached their target of 31 to seal the win in just over an hour of the first session in Lucknow.
Latham ton puts New Zealand in solid position against England
Latham was on 101 when the rain swept in, just three deliveries after the tea break with New Zealand 173 for three.
Crusaders to keep name, change logo after mosque killings
Critics said the name and branding referencing medieval wars between Christians and Muslims were inappropriate after the attacks, in which 51 Muslims died in attacks allegedly carried out by a self-declared white supremacist.
Famed US climber Gobright falls to death in Mexico
Gobright, 31, and fellow American Aidan Jacobson, 26, were climbing a route known as the Shining Path in the northern state of Nuevo Leon on Wednesday when they fell, the state's emergency response agency said in a statement.
Emery favourite for the chop as Premier League pressure mounts
Emery is the bookies' favourite to be the third Premier League manager to lose his job this season after the dismissals of Watford's Javi Gracia and Mauricio Pochettino by Spurs.
7 dead in small plane crash in Canada
Emergency services, including police on all-terrain vehicles and a military search and rescue helicopter, were dispatched to locate the downed plane, which was found in thick rush.
'Humble' World Cup winner Kolbe set for Toulouse return
Cheslin Kolbe, 26, scored in the final as the Springboks lifted the Webb Ellis trophy for a third in Japan earlier this month to round off a year which included claiming The Rugby Championship the French domestic title for the side-stepping winger.
Zimbabwe facing 'man-made' starvation, UN expert warns
Hilal Elver, Special Rapporteur on the right to food, ranked Zimbabwe among the four top countries facing severe food shortages outside nations in conflict zones.