Leading West African singer DJ Arafat dies in road crash
According to messages and pictures circulating on social media, he had been driving a motorbike and smashed into a car.
Jones ready for England 'family fall-out' at World Cup
The former rugby league star was the major omission when Jones announced his 31-man party for the 20 September, 2 November tournament on Monday, with Te'o losing out to Piers Francis, who only has five caps behind him.
All Black Barrett cops 3-week ban for shoulder charge red card
Scott Barrett was red-carded for his hit on Michael Hooper late in the first half of the 47-26 defeat in Perth and was facing up to six weeks on the sidelines.
Liverpool seek more silverware as Lampard eyes Super Cup boost
Jurgen Klopp wants Liverpool to make winning trophies a habit as they head back to Istanbul - the scene of one of the club's greatest triumphs - to take on Premier League rivals Chelsea in the UEFA Super Cup on Wednesday.
Anti-gay row Folau's sacking challenge given February court date
The former Wallaby launched legal action against Rugby Australia and the NSW Waratahs earlier this month, demanding an apology, compensation and the right to play again.
US says will deny citizenship to immigrants who use public benefits
The new rules threatened to set back the citizenship hopes of millions of mostly Hispanic migrants who work for low wages and depend in part on public services to get by.
French police shoot dead homeless man after knife threat
Bystanders called the emergency services when they saw the man, who was in his fifties, trying to kill himself.
'Serious irregularities' at Epstein jail as US vows to hunt any co-conspirators
Jeffrey Epstein was found dead in his cell on Saturday while awaiting trial on federal charges he trafficked underage girls for sex.
South Sudan activists ramp up pressure for unity government
The Civil Society Forum marked the beginning of a 90-day countdown to the November deadline for the ruling party and opposition to form a government.
Liverpool keeper Alisson out for 'next few weeks' says Klopp
Jurgen Klopp revealed on Monday that he does not expect the 26-year-old Brazil international to be available for several weeks.
Seven dead in DR Congo lake boat capsize
Lake and river transport is widely used in the DRC as the highway system is poor, but accidents are common, often caused by overloading and the unsafe state of vessels.
Azpilicueta defends Chelsea youngsters after Mourinho jibes
Mourinho claimed new Chelsea boss Frank Lampard was wrong to pick inexperienced youngsters Abraham and Mount against a leading Premier League team like United.
Bewildered football fans take on VAR
The Video Assistant Referee system is supposed to eradicate any doubt that the right decision has been taken over goals, penalties and other key moments.
Eight killed in Nigeria jihadist attacks, say military
The jihadists attacked the base in eight pickup trucks fitted with machine guns, leading to a two-hour-long battle, said the second source, who gave the same toll.
One million moved into camps, 184 dead in India monsoon floods
Around 288,000 people across the state's worst-affected districts including Wayanad, Malappuram and Kozhikode have been moved to relief camps.
Norway mosque shooter suspected of terrorism, rejects allegations
The man, identified by media as 21-year old Philip Manshaus, is formally suspected of murder in the death of his 17-year-old stepsister, and of a "terrorist act" at the Al-Noor mosque on Saturday, police said in a statement.
Hong Kong airport says flights cancelled due to protests
The decision came after thousands of pro-democracy demonstrators flooded into the airport holding signs reading 'Hong Kong is not safe' and 'Shame on police'.
Wounded All Black Coles eyes Bledisloe redemption
Dane Coles was part of a forward pack that has worn much of the blame for the reigning world champions' 47-26 humiliation by an unfancied Australian outfit.