Australian 'megablaze' brought under control
New South Wales firefighters said they finally had the upper hand in the fight against the vast Gospers Mountain fire on Sydney's northwestern outskirts, which has been burning for almost three months.
Iran agrees de-escalation 'only solution' to solve crisis with US
Security was stepped up in Iran's capital Sunday after a vigil the previous night for those killed in the air disaster turned into an angry protest and police temporarily arrested the British ambassador for being there.
Oscar nominees emerge as awards row rages over female snubs
The pre-dawn Academy Award announcement caps months of ceaseless campaigning by A-listers and studios, with only the chosen few progressing to next month's show-stopper.
Queen gathers royals for crisis meeting with Prince Harry
Harry's father Prince Charles and brother Prince William, with whom he has strained relations, will join the monarch at her private Sandringham estate in eastern England, according to British media.
China police kill kidnapper armed with explosives
The incident took place in Hohhot, capital of the northern Inner Mongolia region, on Sunday at around 11:00 am.
DR Congo army says ADF rebels killed 30 soldiers
They suffered the losses during the latest offensive Thursday against the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF), in North Kivu province, Major Mak Hazukai told journalists Saturday.
Buttler apologises for Test outburst
Buttler was fined 15% of his match fee and given one demerit point by the International Cricket Council for an expletive-laden outburst against South Africa’s Vernon Philander.
Trump warns Iran not to kill protesters, door still open to talks
Trump's salvo came as Iran's Islamic regime faced a challenge from angry street protests, having come to the brink of war with the US with a series of tit-for-tat confrontations.
Kenya's Kipruto breaks 10k world record in Valencia
Kipruto bettered the previous fastest time set by Uganda's Joshua Cheptegei, also in Valencia last month, by 14 seconds.
Djokovic sweeps past Nadal in ATP Cup final
The Serbian world number two blasted the top-ranked Spaniard off court 6-2 in the first set before a much tighter 7-6 (7/4) second set.
Michael Bloomberg: 'I'm spending all my money to get rid of Trump'
Ranked by Forbes as the eighth-richest American, Bloomberg has flooded US airwaves and social media feeds with messages that he stands the best chance to beat Trump.
Woman who accuses Brazil's Neymar of rape gives details in TV interview
Extracts of a televised interview with Najila Trindade Mendes de Souza, aired just one hour before Neymar was about to enter the pitch for a friendly game between Brazil's national team and Qatar.
Portugal's Paulo Goncalves dies during Dakar 7th stage
Unconscious when medics arrived he was helicoptered to hospital where his death was confirmed.
At least 11 dead as storms sweep through US south
Among the dead were a policeman and firefighter who were hit by a vehicle in Texas after being called out to respond to traffic accidents in icy conditions.
British envoy to Iran denies he took part in demo before arrest
Iran said Saturday it had unintentionally shot down the Ukrainian airliner that crashed this week outside Tehran killing 176 people.
Serena ends three-year title drought, gives winnings to bushfire appeal
Williams raised expectations for this month's Australian Open with her 6-3, 6-4 victory, her first WTA trophy since she won in Melbourne in 2017.
Queen, Prince Harry, senior royals set for crisis meeting
Other senior royals including Harry's father Prince Charles and brother Prince William, with whom he has strained relations, will join the monarch at her private Sandringham estate in eastern England.
Sparkling putting gives seven-birdie Oosthuizen SA Open lead
The South African, who won the British Open in the 2010, takes a 15-under total of 198 into the final round of the European Tour event at Randpark Golf Club in Johannesburg.