NBA names all-star award in honour of Kobe Bryant
Bryant and his daughter, Gigi, were buried in private funeral service in southern California last week after they were among nine people who perished in a horrific helicopter crash.
R. Kelly hit with updated federal charges in Chicago
He will be arraigned under the superseding indictment in Chicago, possibly on 5 March, when he already had a status hearing scheduled.
France 'impatient' over lack of German drive to reform EU – Macron
Asked at the Munich Security Conference if he was frustrated by Chancellor Angela Merkel's silence on his proposed reforms, Macron said: "I'm not frustrated, I'm impatient."
France announces first coronavirus death outside Asia
Only three deaths have so far been recorded outside mainland China -- in the Philippines, Hong Kong and Japan.
Airbus 'deeply regrets' US tariff increase
Friday's decision to hike tariffs to 15% from March 18 'further escalates trade tensions between the US and the EU', the company said in a statement.
Weinstein prosecutors urge jurors to convict 'predator'
Six women took the stand to say Weinstein had sexually assaulted them, but the jury is considering charges related to just two: ex-actress Jessica Mann and former production assistant Mimi Haleyi.
Pope Francis sides with traditionalists on priest celibacy
Francis slammed the door on a progressive proposal offered by the region's bishops during a synod on the region in October.
Kobe among eight 2020 finalists for Basketball Hall of Fame
The announcement of Hall of Fame inductees will be on 4 April in Atlanta at the US college 'Final Four' with 18 of 24 votes from the Honors Committee needed to join the select list.
40 killed in attacks in restive central Mali
Thirty-one people were killed in an attack overnight in Ogossagou, a village mainly inhabited by Fulani people, while eight soldiers were killed in an ambush in the central Gao region and another in an attack on a military camp in Mondoro.
Egypt confirms first coronavirus case in Africa
Egyptian authorities had notified the World Health Organization and the patient been placed in quarantined isolation in hospital.
S.Sudan's Kiir says no compromise to end peace deal deadlock
Kiir and rebel chief Riek Machar are under increasing pressure to resolve their differences by 22 February and form a unity government as part of a peace agreement.
London Fashion Week opens under shadow of novel coronavirus
The British Fashion Council (BFC), which organises the event, said it expected attendance from Chinese media and buyers "to be significantly reduced" due to the travel restrictions imposed as a result of the outbreak.
Trump insists he can intervene in criminal cases
The Republican businessman has been accused by opponents in Congress of trying to strip away the Justice Department's independence to benefit himself and his allies.
'Ghost' ancestors: African DNA study detects mysterious human species
The study indicated that present-day West Africans trace a substantial proportion, some 2% to 19%, of their genetic ancestry to an extinct human species.
Wounded Crusaders unleash on bumbling Blues
Super Rugby's defending champions, coming off a shock loss to Waikato Chiefs last week, scored three tries to one in a dominant display.
Liverpool look to extend lead as top-four battle recommences
The Reds can extend their mammoth 22-point lead over Manchester City at Carrow Road on Saturday as they aim to not only win the league for the first time in 30 years, but smash the record books in the process.
Warner, Smith braced for 'very hostile' SA crowds after cheating scandal
The last time the pair played in South Africa, almost two years ago, they were sent home in disgrace for attempting to alter the ball with sandpaper during a Cape Town Test. It cost them 12-month suspensions and for Warner, a lifetime leadership ban.
Pele says he's 'fine,' after son spoke of depression
'Thanks for your prayers and your worry. I am doing fine. I will be 80 this year,' Pele, considered by many to be the greatest footballer of all time, said in a statement.