Kohli's 194 pummels South Africa in second Test
The star batsman was just two runs away from batting great Don Bradman's Test tally of 6,996 runs and needs four more for his seventh double hundred in the five-day format.
Nobel Peace Prize awarded to Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, who made peace with bitter foe Eritrea, has been awarded the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize.
Liberia shuts radio station critical of president
Roots FM, owned by Henry Costa, is one of the leaders of a group that organised a large anti-government street protest on 17 June, paralysing several areas of the seaside capital Monrovia.
All Blacks deny special treatment after typhoon row
Italian captain Sergio Parisse was furious after the Azzurri were robbed of their last chance of making the quarter-finals when the match was called off, claiming it would have been played if the All Blacks had needed to win.
$14 billion goal in sight for fighting Aids, TB, malaria
The money was promised at a replenishment meeting in Lyon, France, of the Global Fund to Fight Aids, Tuberculosis and Malaria, at which Macron engaged in intense diplomacy to exhort countries to step up donations.
Indigenous group rejects talks, issues call to 'radicalise' protests
The call by Jaime Vargas, head of the indigenous umbrella organization CONAIE, flew in the face of efforts by President Lenin Moreno to resume dialogue after a week of protests which have disrupted the country's oil output.
Naomi Osaka picks Japanese citizenship with eye on Olympics: NHK
Osaka, who has a Japanese mother and a Haitian father, told NHK she has completed an administrative step to obtain Japanese citizenship ahead of her birthday next week.
The marathon: five milestones of a legendary race
As Kenyan Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge attempts the previously unthinkable feat of breaking the two-hour barrier Saturday, AFP looks back at other marathon milestones.
Agarwal hits ton as India dominate South Africa
The opener, who made a double century in India's opening Test win, scored 108 after the hosts elected to bat.
Singapore to become first country to ban ads for very sugary drinks
The country's health ministry said that the measures were only a start and it will continue to explore the possibility of a sugar tax or ban.
Olga Tokarczuk, Peter Handke win Literature Nobels
Tokarczuk, 57, considered the most talented Polish novelist of her generation, was honoured 'for a narrative imagination that with encyclopaedic passion represents the crossing of boundaries as a form of life'.
Pope accepts resignation of New York bishop after abuse claims
New York's Bishop John Jenik was suspended in 2018 pending a Church investigation into the alleged sexual assault in the 1980s.
Global Fund seeks $14bn to fight AIDS, malaria, TB
The UN's World Health Organisation says 770,000 people died of HIV-related causes last year.
Apple pulls Hong Kong app used by protesters after China warning
The financial hub has been gripped by protests for four months, and there have been regular clashes between hardcore demonstrators and police.
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Social networks face quandary on politics in misinformation fight
Facebook, Twitter and other social media platforms have decided to allow politicians including President Donald Trump extra leeway to their rules, seeking to avoid stifling political debate and leaving 'newsworthy' content online.
14 women out of 114 Nobel Literature Prize laureates
The names of the 2018 and 2019 laureates will be revealed on Thursday, 10 October, in Stockholm.
England v France, New Zealand v Italy World Cup games cancelled over typhoon
Both games were due to be played on Saturday. Gilpin said Sunday's four games -- including the Pool A showdown between hosts Japan and Scotland -- were under review.