Bruno Fernandes hails Ronaldo influence in Manchester United move
The 25-year-old has signed a five-and-a-half year contract with an option to extend for a further year.
Nigeria court orders halt to Lagos waterfront evictions
Navy personnel last week shot in the air and bulldozed houses as they cleared a community of some 10,000 people living on an island in the bustling megacity.
Thousands held on liner in Italy over virus fears for China couple
The Lazzaro Spallanzani national institute for infectious diseases is examining samples taken from a Chinese woman who fell ill with a fever as well as her travelling companion.
Greta Thunberg nominated for Nobel Peace Prize by Swedish MPs
In just over a year, the climate activist, who suffers from a form of autism called Asperger's, has become the voice of a generation haunted by the climate crisis.
Suspected Hindu nationalist opens fire at Delhi student demo
One student was reportedly shot in the hand before police arrested the alleged gunman, who timed his attack to coincide with the anniversary of the assassination of independence hero Mahatma Gandhi in 1948 by a Hindu radical.
African bid for 'solutions' in Libyan crisis
Libya has been mired in chaos since a 2011 Nato-backed uprising that killed longtime dictator Muamar Gaddafi.
'Retired' Lorenzo returns to Yamaha MotoGP team as test rider
Starting from the MotoGP shakedown test in Sepang at the start of February, Lorenzo will ride the YZR-M1.
Djokovic powers past Federer into Australian Open final
The pair boast one of world sport's greatest rivalries, and after a tentative start the Serb quickly reinforced his recent dominance, showing no mercy to the Swiss maestro in a 7-6 (7/1), 6-4, 6-3 win.
Netanyahu tells Putin Mideast deal a 'new opportunity'
Trump's plan angered Palestinians by proposing Israel retain control over Jerusalem as its 'undivided capital' and giving the green light to annex Jewish settlements in the West Bank.
Klopp doesn't care about records as Liverpool close in on title
Klopp's side have turned the title race into a procession and they moved 19 points clear at the top with their 23rd victory from 24 league games this season.
Kenin stuns top seed Barty to reach Australian Open final
Sofia Kenin will play either Romania's fourth seed Simona Halep or unseeded Garbine Muguruza in Saturday's final.
What does the surprise exit of Burundi's Nkurunziza mean?
In 2015, his push for a third term led to the death of 1,200 people while more than 400,000 fled their homes, prompting a probe by the International Criminal Court (ICC) into intimidation and atrocities.
Ex-cocktail waitress tells trial Weinstein raped her
Tarale Wulff, 43, said she was driven to Weinstein's home after turning up at his office for what she believed would be a meeting about a possible film role.
China virus death toll rises to 170, more than 1,700 new cases
Thirty-seven of the 38 new deaths came in hard-hit Hubei province, the epicentre of a contagion that is causing mounting global fear.
Russia funds IVF baby boom to battle population slump
Pashko is having fertility treatment at a perinatal centre in the town of Balashikha just outside Moscow that the authorities describe as a model for the rest of the country.
Vanessa Bryant says 'completely devastated' over Kobe's death
Vanessa, who married Kobe Bryant in 2001 when she was still a teenager, took to Instagram on Wednesday evening to communicate her grief but said she was at a loss for words.
White House bars Bolton book release over 'top secret' material
The National Security Council said after a preliminary review of the manuscript - a vetting process applied to any White House employees writing books - that it contained 'significant amounts of classified information'.
Death toll in eastern DR Congo massacre rises to 36: local official
Officials had earlier reported 15 people had been killed in a provisional death toll.