Four dead in Shabaab car bombing near Somali capital
The attack was claimed by the Al-Qaeda-linked Islamist militant group Al-Shabaab, which has stepped up its activities in Somalia and neighbouring Kenya in recent weeks.
Erdogan: Europe will face terror threat if Tripoli govt falls
In the article, published on Saturday on the eve of a Libya peace conference in Berlin, Erdogan said the EU's failure to adequately support the Government of National Accord would be "a betrayal of its own core values.
'Simpsons' actor says he'll no longer voice Apu after controversy
Creators of "The Simpsons" found themselves under fire in late 2017 with the release of a documentary by comedian Hari Kondabolu.
Report: Taliban aim to sign deal with US by end of month
The Taliban and the US had been negotiating the deal for a year and were on the brink of an announcement in September 2019 when President Donald Trump abruptly declared the process 'dead'.
Osaka vows to block out negatives after 'toughest year'
The world number three, who faces Marie Bouzkova of the Czech Republic in her opener in Melbourne, said she was "in a better head space" compared to 12 months ago.
Angolan ex-president dos Santos denies ties to daughter's alleged graft
In a letter to Angola's parliament and constitutional court, Jose Eduardo dos Santos distanced himself from investigations into illicit enrichment during his rule.
South Africa coach Boucher 'concerned' by Rabada ban
Kagiso Rabada pleaded guilty to a level one breach of the International Cricket Council's code of conduct because of the way he celebrated the dismissal of England captain Joe Root during the first day of the third Test at St George's Park on Thursday.
Jean-Paul Gaultier to retire as fashion designer
The flamboyant creator said he would be bowing out Wednesday with a big party to mark his 50 years in the business after his latest collection hits the catwalk.
Eminem album urges gun control, sparks anger over bomb lyric
On the album, one track called 'Darkness' tells the story of a loner going on a shooting spree, while another song, 'Unaccommodating,' has triggered outcry and muddied the veteran singer's call for gun control.
Stokes, Pope hundreds and late wickets put England on top
England declared on 499 for nine and South Africa were struggling on 60 for two when rain brought an early close to a day which the hosts would probably prefer to forget.
India beat Australia to level one-day series
Despite Smith's 102-ball innings with a six and nine fours and Marnus Labuschagne's battling 46, Mohammed Shami came close to a hat-trick as India's pace attack took control and Australia were bowled out for 304 with five balls of the innings left.
Malawi army denies homophobia motive for beating of transgender woman
Malawi Army spokesman Paul Chiphwanya disputed claims that the individual was targeted because of their sexual identity.
Greta Thunberg joins thousands at climate protest before Davos
Thunberg is due to address the summit in the Swiss Alpine resort of Davos next week with a call on governments and financial institutions to stop investing in fossil fuels.
Christopher Tolkien, son of Lord of the Rings author, dies aged 95
Tolkien's death was confirmed by his brother-in-law Daniel Klass, according to 'The New York Times'. He died in Draguignan, southeastern France, local newspaper 'Var-Matin' said.
Spanish driver Carlos Sainz wins Dakar Rally for third time
Asked about defending his title next year Sainz said: 'It's too early to think about it, let me enjoy this.'
5.3 magnitude earthquake hits southern Mexico
The quake struck south of Ciudad Ixtepec, according to the National Seismological Service.
Cricket's 'end of innocence': Cronje's Centurion fix, 20 years on
It was a Test that marked the beginning of the end for Hansie Cronje, the South African captain, whose new leather jacket became for a while the most famous in world sport.
From white badges to luaus: 5 things to know about Davos
From the colour of the access badges to the writer Thomas Mann, here are five things to know about the once-a-year business blowout.