Ferguson's Everton bounce back from derby pain to beat Chelsea
Former fans' favourite Duncan Ferguson is in interim control at Goodison Park after Marco Silva was sacked on Thursday and the former forward had an instant impact.
Qatar postpones launch of new 2022 World Cup venue
The venue was due to be inaugurated when it hosted the semi-final of the Club World Cup between Liverpool and an as yet undetermined side on 18 December.
Saudis distance themselves from US naval base shooter
The incident is unlikely to affect Washington's close relations with Riyadh, with both governments seeking military and diplomatic cooperation to counter Shiite power Iran.
Iranian and American freed in apparent prisoner swap
Tehran announced the release of Iranian scientist Massoud Soleimani from the United States shortly before Washington declared American researcher Xiyue Wang was returning home.
Thousands in Myanmar rally behind Suu Kyi ahead of Hague court date
The ICJ lawsuit was brought by Gambia, a tiny, mainly Muslim West African state that alleges Myanmar breached the UN's Genocide Convention with its bloody 2017 crackdown on the Rohingya.
Iraq protesters turn out in defiance after Baghdad attack
Late Friday, armed men in pick-up trucks attacked a large building where protesters had been camped out for weeks near the capital's Al-Sinek bridge.
‘We are suffocating please, bring us some oxygen’: Miners trapped at Orkney mine
A fifth miner was rescued with serious injuries after the accident at the Tau Lekoa Mine in the town of Orkney on Friday.
Marine life under threat from plummeting oxygen levels
The International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) said that around 700 sites had been identified globally with low oxygen levels -- up from only 45 in the 1960s.
Three dead in building collapse in Kenyan capital
The Kenyan Red Cross said 11 survivors had been recovered from the flattened block in Tassia estate, while three people were confirmed dead.
Eight killed in Kenya bus attack
Eight people killed in an attack on a bus in northeast Kenya believed to have been staged by the Somali Islamist Shebaab group.
Trump calls on World Bank to stop lending to China
Trump was reiterating a position long held by his administration, including David Malpass when he was a Treasury Department official before his election as the current head of the World Bank.
Military base shooter assailed US as 'nation of evil'
Three people were killed and eight others were injured in the shooting which took place in a classroom building at Naval Air Station Pensacola in Florida.
Weak Arctic ice sees 56 polar bears descend on Russian village
The Russian branch of the World Wildlife Fund said climate change was to blame, as unusually warm temperatures prevented coastal ice from forming.
Three killed, shooter dead in US navy base attack
The shooting, which took place at Naval Air Station Pensacola in Florida, left seven people injured including two sheriff's deputies who responded to the attack, one of whom was shot in the knee, the other in the arm.
SA's Shamsi brings magic to cricket celebrations
Shamsi has brought his old passion to the cricket field. His extravagant celebrations after taking a wicket have attracted social media interest across the cricket-playing world.
Canada sheds 71,000 jobs in November
The losses were reported across Quebec, Alberta and British Columbia, mostly in manufacturing, natural resources and public administration, and affecting men in the core working ages of 25 to 54 and women over 55, Statistics Canada said.
Till death do I stay single: South Korea's #NoMarriage women
Bonnie Lee doesn't care about finding a boyfriend or a fairytale wedding and will decide her own happily-ever-after.
The big shortcoming: A grumpy 2020 for global growth
The OECD expects global growth to dip in the coming year to 2.9%, its lowest level since the world recession of 2009.