Zimbabwe teachers to strike over low pay
The planned strike by more than 100,000 teachers comes shortly after Mnangagwa cut short his annual vacation to try and end a month-long strike by state doctors demanding higher salaries and improved work conditions.
Fur-midable: Singapore foils cat-in-trousers smuggling bid
The officers asked the 45-year-old Singaporean whether he had anything to declare, before discovering the live kittens secreted in his trousers.
Attacker hurts 20 children with hammer at Beijing school
A male suspect was brought "under control" and the wounded pupils were admitted to hospital, the Xicheng district government said.
Gunmen kill 10 civilians, children, in east DRC
The victims were felled by gunfire and machetes wielded by the attackers who also looted chickens and goats just 300 metres from a UN base.
German (20) confesses to massive data hack spurred by 'annoyance'
The young German, who lives with his parents, was taken into custody after police searched the family home in the western state of Hesse on Sunday.
Iran behind two assassinations in the Netherlands - Dutch minister
Dutch Foreign Minister Stef Blok says the Dutch secret service 'has strong indications that Iran was involved in the assassinations' of the two nationals.
Cash bonuses for India heroes after Australia Test triumph
India clinched the four-match series 2-1 in Sydney on Monday, sparking national celebrations.
Nigeria's Buhari accepts setbacks in Boko Haram fight
In a recorded interview broadcast late on Monday on Arise TV, President Muhammadu Buhari conceded that troops had come under pressure from the Islamists' guerrilla warfare.
Dutch say Britons must apply to stay if no Brexit deal
The Dutch move is aimed at calming fears of chaos for people and businesses in the event that there is no withdrawal agreement for Britain to leave the bloc on 29 March.
India asks 'Is King Kohli better than Tendulkar?'
Kohli, the world's top-ranked batsman in all three formats of the game, on Monday led India to their first-ever Test series win in Australia, after seven decades of trying.
Attacker wounds 20 children at Beijing school
According to a tweet by state-run tabloid 'Global Times', the suspect used a hammer to carry out the assault.
Pro-Bashir rally as Sudan says 800 protesters arrested
Deadly protests have rocked Sudan since 19 December, when unrest first broke out over a government decision to raise the price of bread.
Tons for Taylor, Nicholls as Black Caps sweep Sri Lanka ODI series
Taylor top-scored with 137, and Nicholls was unbeaten on 124 off just 80 balls, lifting the hosts to 364 for four after they lost the toss and were sent in to bat.
Asylum assessment of Saudi woman in Thailand to take days: UNHCR
The 18-year-old said she had planned to seek asylum in Australia, fearing she would be killed if sent back by Thai immigration officials who stopped her at the airport on Sunday.
Rand slips in early trade
Similar falls were seen in other emerging market currencies like the Russian rouble and Turkish lira.
Qatar's al-Attiyah wins first stage of Dakar rally
The second of ten stages takes place on Tuesday, 553km between Pisco and San Juan de Marcona.
Sam Elliott honoured at Hollywood ceremony as Lady Gaga lends support
Elliott got his start with minor roles in late 60s Westerns such as 'The Way West' (1967) and 'Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid', but it wasn't until the 1980s that his career took off in a big way in the 'Mask' and 'Road House'.
US pullout from Syria to be done in 'prudent' way: Trump
The president has come under withering pressure both at home and in allied capitals after previous statements indicating that he considered the IS group vanquished and that he wanted US troops out of Syria imminently.