Two Palestinians killed in clashes with Israeli army: Gaza ministry
Fares Hafez al-Sersawi, 14, and 24-year-old Mahmud Akram Mohammed Abu Samane, both died after being shot in the chest during demonstrations east of Gaza City, ministry spokesman Ashraf al-Qudra said.
Tunisia extends state of emergency
The decision to prolong the state of emergency until 6 November comes amid a tense political climate ahead of legislative and presidential elections planned for next year.
Frozen by IOC, boxing in danger of Olympic KO
The IOC executive board, meeting in Buenos Aires ahead of the start of the youth games on Saturday, issued a statement to AFP, saying they were 'freezing contacts'.
Buckingham Palace begins clear-out before major refit
More than 200 rooms over six floors of the east wing, which faces out onto The Mall, will be emptied over the next six months to prepare for the replacement of ageing electrics and pipework.
Rwanda court frees Kagame critic on bail
Diane Rwigara, a prominent critic of President Paul Kagame, was blocked from challenging him in the August 2017 presidential election and arrested a month later for alleged tax evasion and forgery as well as for inciting insurrection.
Nobel's Mukwege hears news in surgery as wild cheers erupt
The peace prize was the first Nobel ever awarded to a Congolese, sparking joy and pride in the biggest country in sub-Saharan Africa.
Robin Williams memorabilia fetches $6.1 million
The Oscar-winner, movie veteran, stand-up comedian and television star was one of Hollywood's most popular entertainers whose death in August 2014 triggered an outpouring of emotion the world over.
Nigeria's main parties make their presidential picks
This time last year, political pundits were hard pressed to name an opposition candidate who could beat President Muhammadu Buhari and his ruling All Progressives Congress.
Ronaldo ready to play for Juventus at Udinese despite rape claims
US police said on Monday they had re-opened an investigation into accusations by former US model Kathryn Mayorga that the Portuguese player raped her in a Las Vegas hotel in June 2009.
Vettel won't 'commit suicide' as title hopes fade
Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel, whose hopes of pipping Hamilton to a fifth world title are quickly evaporating following the Briton's run of five victories in the last six races, refused to hit the panic button.
Shane Warne backs ‘Bodyline’ skipper, slams Steve Waugh
Warne, Test cricket’s second-most prolific wicket-taker, revealed his admiration for Douglas Jardine, who led England’s ‘Bodyline’ tour, in his new book ‘No Spin’.
Mourinho admits United's form is not good enough
Jose Mourinho is adamant Manchester United will improve on their current league position of 10th but he accepted their form at present is not good enough.
Ravindra Jadeja hits maiden ton as India declare
The left-handed Jadeja remained unbeaten on 100 as the hosts rammed home the advantage after resuming the day on 364-4.
DRC's Mukwege and Yazidi rape victim Murad win Nobel Peace Prize
The Democratic Republic Congo's Dr Denis Mukwege and Yazidi rape victim Nadia Murad have won the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize.
France's President Macron tells French to stop moaning
Marcon's comments came a week after the government unveiled billions of euros in tax relief for businesses and households, alongside more budget cuts.
Stigma, blame means African women wary to say #MeToo
Nevertheless, in the year since #MeToo went viral, there have been cases in which women have spoken up or refused to be silenced.
Last-ditch search for survivors as Indonesia disaster toll tops 1,500
The city of Palu on Sulawesi island has been left in ruins after being hit by a 7.5 magnitude quake and a wall of water.
Supreme Court nominee in unusual plea as US Senate nears vote
Opposition Democrats assailed the FBI probe as an incomplete vetting constrained by a White House determined to push through the lifetime appointment of the conservative 53-year-old judge.