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.
Kenyan runner Wambui fears testosterone rules will end career
The 24-year-old is one of several star female athletes affected by an International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) ruling this month that requires women with high levels of testosterone to take medication to suppress it.
Fewer rainbows, less social media for China's LGBT community
The tighter restrictions have led the LGBT community in China, fearing a crackdown, to prepare for muted celebrations of the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia on Friday.
Trump to visit S. Korea for talks on North's nukes - White House
It will be the second meeting between the pair since the collapse of a summit between Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Hanoi in February after they failed to reach a deal on denuclearisation.
Shots fired in Sudan ahead of crunch talks on ruling body
The protest movement that brought down president Omar al-Bashir is demanding a civilian-led transition, which the generals have steadfastly resisted.
Tech giants vow to step up fight against online extremism
Executives from Google, Twitter, Facebook and Microsoft met with the leaders of France, New Zealand and other countries in Paris to unveil the "Christchurch Call" of voluntary commitments for online platforms.