Guinea court declares Alpha Conde elected president
At 59.5%, Conde's support was above the absolute majority needed to win in the first round, judges found, throwing out challenges to the October 18 ballot from figures including his main opponent Cellou Dalein Diallo.
Australia avenge record All Blacks loss as both sides see red
Both sides were reduced to 14 men when New Zealand's Ofa Tuungafasi and Australia's debutant Lachlan Swinton were sent off for dangerous high tackles.
Fugitive Ivory Coast opposition chief arrested
Ivory Coast is caught in a political standoff since opposition leaders boycotted the vote and vowed to set up a rival government after accusing President Alassane Ouattara of breaking with two-term presidential limits.
'Eerie' Masters readies for sound of silence
The golds and reds of autumn leaves will replace spring blooms as the traditional opening major of the golf season was delayed from April to November, creating a Masters showdown unlike any other.
Confident in victory, Biden appeals for national unity
The Democratic delivered a late-night address with the tone of a president-elect and vowed to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic as new cases Friday hit a new high of more than 127,000 cases.
Is Rupert Murdoch dumping Trump?
Since election night, Fox News has stepped very carefully around allegations of massive vote fraud coming from the Trump campaign and the man himself.
UN warns of famine risk in world hotspots
The Food and Agriculture Organization and World Food Programme warned that a "toxic combination of conflict, economic decline, climate extremes and the COVID-19 pandemic ... is driving people further into the emergency phase of food insecurity".
Spain mulls 'Netflix tax' to fund cinema
The reform is part of the government's Digital Spain 2025 strategy, one of whose aims is to improve the country's appeal as one of the most attractive locations for shooting films and series.
Storm Eta leaves 150 dead or missing in Guatemala
The toll is in addition to the approximately two dozen people who died elsewhere in Central America since Eta made landfall in Nicaragua on Tuesday as a hurricane.
Man City, Liverpool's fallibilities promise wide open title race
After three seasons in which the title winner has averaged 99 points, neither side carries the same fear factor in an unpredictable campaign that offers a series of challengers hope of winning the league.
Ethiopia's Abiy vows airstrikes in Tigray conflict
Fears are mounting over the prospect of civil war after Abiy Ahmed announced a military operation in the federal state, with which he is embroiled in a bitter feud.
As he nears victory, Biden vows action on 'day one' to halt COVID crisis
Joe Biden expressed confidence that he would defeat President Donald Trump as vote counting dragged on from Tuesday's election but stopped short of declaring himself the winner.
Meeting to pick new WTO chief delayed after US blocks candidate
The WTO’s 164 member states had been due to gather Monday to choose between two remaining candidates to head the crisis-wracked organisation.
Johnny Depp confirms appeal against UK libel ruling
On Monday, the 57-year-old 'Pirates of the Caribbean' actor lost a libel lawsuit against the publishers of British tabloid newspaper 'The Sun', which had called him a 'wife-beater'.
Zimbabwe journalist Hopewell Chin'ono remains behind bars over tweet
The 49-year-old, who was arrested again on Tuesday, arrived at the Harare magistrates court in leg irons and handcuffs, where he was charged with obstructing justice and contempt of court over the tweet.
'Exhausted' Swiss doctors reel as second virus wave hits
For weeks now, the novel coronavirus has been mercilessly lashing Switzerland, and in particular its French-speaking region, where hospitals are rapidly becoming overwhelmed.
Mourinho uneasy with Arsenal coach managing Bale
Gareth Bale is edging closer to full fitness after an injury-hit start to his second spell at Spurs.
China bars arrivals from France over virus fears
COVID-19 first emerged in central China late last year, but Beijing has largely brought its outbreak under control through tight travel restrictions and stringent health measures for anyone entering the country.