Rescuers scramble to free Chinese miners trapped underground
Twenty-two workers were entombed hundreds of metres underground at the Hushan mine near Qixia city in east China's Shandong province after a 10 January explosion sealed the entrance and cut off communications.
With six months to go, cancellation fears cloud Tokyo Olympics
Publicly, organisers are still adamant the Games can go ahead, and say they can be held safely even if the virus is not under control by the time the flame is lit on 23 July.
Djokovic retreats over 'misconstrued' quarantine demands
Djokovic, an eight-times champion in Melbourne, was widely harangued on Tuesday after reportedly issuing a list of demands in a letter to Tennis Australia that included moving quarantined players into private homes with tennis courts and getting them better meals.
French Muslim groups deal blow to Macron's anti-extremism charter
The charter rejects "instrumentalising" Islam for political ends and affirms equality between men and women, while denouncing practices such as female circumcisions, forced marriages or "virginity certificates" for brides.
'America is back' - South Korea's President Moon
The relationship between treaty allies Seoul and Washington was at times deeply strained under former president Donald Trump.
Pirlo wins first trophy as Juventus beat Napoli in Italian Super Cup
Cristiano Ronaldo blasted in his 20th goal of the season following a corner on 64 minutes in Reggio Emilia, before Napoli captain Lorenzo Insigne missed a penalty and Alvaro Morata added a second deep into injury time.
Zidane says he still has players' backing after Real Madrid cup humiliation
La Liga's reigning champions lost 2-1 to Alcoyano, who scored a remarkable winner in extra-time after having a man sent off.
'Democracy has prevailed': Biden begins U-turn from Trump
President Biden pushed through a flurry of orders the moment he entered the White House, starting with rejoining the 2015 Paris climate accord, from which the US withdrew under Trump, an ally of the fossil fuel industry.
Pogba fires Man Utd back to Premier League summit
The win sent the Red Devils two points clear and equalled the club record of 17 Premier League away games without defeat set by the treble-winning side of 1999.
Greta Thunberg wishes 'old man' Trump a 'wonderful future'
The teenager was reversing a barb that Trump -- who frequently disputes the science behind climate change -- had aimed at her in 2019.
Biden sworn in as 46th US president, Harris is officially VP
Earlier, former California senator Kamala Harris was sworn in as vice president of the United States, the first woman ever to hold the post.
GALLERY: Joe Biden's inauguration as US President
Go inside the inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th President of the United States at the US Capitol.
Australia says India series to be remembered for 'generations to come'
India reached a record target of 328 with 18 balls to spare on the fifth day of the final Test in Australia's "Fortress Gabba", where no team had beaten the hosts in 32 years.
Trump leaves the White House, skipping Biden inauguration
Donald Trump, 74, and First Lady Melania Trump walked a short red carpet and boarded Marine One on the White House lawn on a sunny but chilly day in Washington for the short flight to Joint Base Andrews where he will board Air Force One.
School closures still 'last resort' despite variants: WHO
The debate on shutting schools during the COVID-19 pandemic has been revived by the emergence of more contagious virus mutations.
Biden plans immediate orders on immigration, COVID-19, environment
Many of the actions will take government policies back to where they were on 19 January 2017 - the final day of the Barack Obama-Joe Biden administration, before Trump entered office and took a wrecking ball to many of their initiatives.
Israel rights group breaks taboo with use of 'apartheid' tag
B'Tselem said it was an accurate description of Israel's attitude both to residents of the occupied Palestinian territories and to its own Arab citizens.
Biden to be sworn in as 46th US president, ending Trump era
Official Washington has taken on the dystopian look of an armed camp, protected by some 25,000 National Guard troops tasked with preventing any repeat of this month's attack.