Federer survives match points, Nadal, Djokovic cruise as Kyrgios disqualified
Roger Federer, a four-time finalist in Rome, trailed 0-4 before dropping the first set, coming back in the second and saving two match points in the third set tie-break.
Toll in deadly Shanghai building collapse rises to 10
About half of the low-rise building collapsed around midday on Thursday, crushing construction workers under piles of toppled concrete pillars and shattered wooden beams.
Anxious Indian Muslims fear Modi 2.0
India, however, is also home to 170 million Muslims, the world's second-largest Muslim population, in the Hindu-majority but officially secular nation of 1.3 billion.
NY Mayor de Blasio joins 2020 race to take on 'Con Don' Trump
The 23rd prospective Democratic challenger to Trump, de Blasio kicked off with a frontal attack on the Republican president, dubbing him 'Con Don' for claiming he is on the side of working Americans.
Koepka seizes command with 63 at PGA while Tiger struggles
Koepka fired a seven-under-par 63, the day's only bogey-free round, to take a one-stroke lead over New Zealand's Danny Lee after 18 holes while Woods, in his first start since snapping an 11-year major drought at last month's Masters, settled for a 72 and a share of 51st.
SpaceX postpones launch of its first internet network satellites
The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launch from Cape Canaveral was to be the first of potentially thousands in its Starlink project to beam broadband internet across the planet.
Shahid Afridi lambasted over sexist remarks in autobiography
In the book, the cricketer also unleashed withering criticism against old teammates - including erstwhile World Cup captain and current Prime Minister Imran Khan.
Caster Semenya to miss Diamond League after gender ruling
The double Olympic champion, who won gold in Rio in 2016 and London four years earlier, will not lineup for the 800m.
Donald Trump to unveil radical immigration overhaul
Under the proposals, the US would welcome better-educated people and those with job offers.
Red Cross warns underfunding could hamstring DRC Ebola response
More than 1,100 people have died since the central African country last August declared a 10th outbreak of Ebola in 40 years.
Arsenal say Baku 'unacceptable' as Europa League final host
The London clubs were given 6,000 tickets each by European football's governing body for the match at the 68,700-capacity Olympic Stadium, more than 4,500 kilometres from the English capital.
Madonna confirmed at last for Eurovision in Tel Aviv
Madonna's participation brought a storm of protest from the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement, which has for years been pushing for investors and artists to shun Israel over decades-long occupation of Palestinian territories.
Doctors unveil first child blast wound manual
The guide was put together by British aid agency Save the Children and experts at Imperial College London at the request of Syrian medics working in the bloody eight-year civil war.
Sudan protesters vow to press on despite talks suspension
Army generals and protest leaders had been expected to come to an agreement on Wednesday over the make-up of a new body to govern Sudan for three years.
Man City face further action over financial fairplay 'breaches'
City reportedly face a season-long ban from the Champions League if found to have breached the regulations.
Eiffel Tower celebrates 130th birthday
Built for the 1889 World's Fair, the tower - which soars to 324 metres in height and weighs 7,300 tonnes - still attracts nearly seven million visitors every year.
Shoulder injury rules Sharapova out of Roland Garros
Sharapova, 32, a five-time Grand Slam champion, has not played since pulling out of a tournament in her native Russia at the end of January.
Asian markets sink as Trump further stokes trade war fears
The announcement comes as trade tensions between the economic superpowers are rising after the US hiked tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods last week, to which Beijing retaliated.