Australians urged to 'leave early' in face of new bushfire threat
Residents of Victoria state's fire-ravaged east were urged to leave before another heatwave raises the bushfire danger Friday.
'Millions' strike in protest at Indian government policies
Farmers and students joined some of the protests called by 10 trade unions who claim 250 million members between them.
Du Plessis disagrees with officials on four-day Tests
'I understand that a lot of money is being burnt on five-day cricket because so many Test matches are not going five days. People will sit 50-50 on it. My personal opinion is that I am still a purist of the game because I have been part of some great draws that went five days.'
Job only half done for Guardiola as Man City outclass Man Utd
The holders were rampant before the break as Bernardo Silva's wonder strike, Riyad Mahrez's cool finish and an own goal from Andreas Pereira put City well on course for a third straight final.
Venezuela's reelected Guaido calls for protests
Guaido, self-appointed acting president of Venezuela, leads the opposition to leftist President Nicolas Maduro, who remains in power despite Guaido's year-long effort to oust the man he calls a 'usurper'.
Iran fires missiles at US troop bases in Iraq
Iranian state television reported an attack on one base housing US personnel, saying it was in response to Friday's killing in a US drone strike of Iranian general Qasem Soleimani, one of the most important figures in the country's government.
Stokes inspires England to victory at Newlands to level Test series
Ben Stokes produced an explosive spell of bowling as England beat South Africa by 189 runs inside the last hour of the fifth day of the second Test at Newlands on Tuesday.
Pompeo defends legality of US killing Iran's Soleimani
Pompeo ridiculed Iranian Foreign Affairs Minister Javad Zarif's assertion that Soleimani, a commander in charge of external relations for Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, was on a diplomatic mission while he was in Baghdad.
Weinstein judge rejects jury delay following new charges
The 67-year-old fallen movie producer was slapped with new charges in California on Monday just as his much-anticipated trial in a separate sexual abuse case kicked off in New York.
European ministers meet on ways to calm Iran & Libya crises
The talks between Britain, France, Germany and Italy, plus the EU diplomatic chief, covered the fallout from the US killing of a top Iranian general as well as Tehran's latest step back from the 2015 nuclear deal.
SA resist England to boost hopes of draw
South Africa, needing an increasingly improbable 438 to win, were 225 for five at tea, with a minimum of 31 overs remaining for England to claim the last five wickets.
Serena powers past Giorgi for 'solid' start to 2020
With an eye on the Australian Open later in the month, the 38-year-old worked her way into a blistering performance that proved too much for the 1.7 metre Italian.
Brexit in sight as British MPs scrutinise divorce deal
Lawmakers begin three days of debate on legislation to enshrine Boris Johnson's divorce deal, with few hurdles to its passing expected after he won a comfortable majority at recent elections.
Firestorms: How Australia's bushfires created their own weather
Scientists are still trying to understand how firestorms are created although weather, terrain, vegetation and the characteristics of the fire itself all play a role.
Liverpool sign kit deal with Nike
Nike will supply playing, training and travel wear for Liverpool's men's, women's and academy teams and the coaching and Liverpool FC Foundation staff.
Stampede at Iran general's funeral leaves over 30 dead
A stampede at the funeral for a top Iranian general killed more than 30 people and injured dozens more on Tuesday in the southeastern city of Kerman, state television reported.
Iran designates US forces 'terrorists' for killing general
Under the newly adopted bill, all US forces and employees of the Pentagon and affiliated organisations, agents and commanders and those who ordered the 'martyrdom' of Qasem Soleimani were designated as 'terrorists'.
Arteta annoyed as Jekyll and Hyde Arsenal edge past Leeds
The Gunners made Leeds pay for their profligacy with a host of wasted first-half chances before Reiss Nelson scored the winner 10 minutes into the second period.