England extend lead over Australia in fifth Ashes Test
Joe Denly was unbeaten on 37 and Ben Stokes had yet to get off the mark as the home side seek to put themselves in a match-winning position.
England 'spurred' by 2015 World Cup flop, says Farrell
England captain Owen Farrell said Saturday that memories of the team's horror World Cup four years ago will be a driving force as they seek redemption in Japan.
Wallabies coach Cheika reveals threats over Folau stance
The deeply Christian player was sacked by Rugby Australia in May for posting on Instagram that 'hell awaits' gay people and others he considers sinners.
Sterling not on same level as Messi, Ronaldo, says Guardiola
England manager Gareth Southgate suggested Raheem Sterling could eventually be mentioned in the same breath as Messi and Ronaldo when asked how far the City winger could go if he maintains his superb form.
Kante still not fit for Chelsea return
Chelsea midfielder N'Golo Kante has not featured since a 1-1 draw at home to Leicester nearly a month ago.
Six Nigerian soldiers dead in jihadist attacks
Suspected fighters from Islamic State West Africa Province, affiliated to the so-called Islamic State group, attacked the town of Gubio on Thursday, unleashing a battle with security forces.
Skin-crawling discovery: 'body farm' scientists find corpses move
After studying and photographing the movements of a corpse over 17-months, Alyson Wilson told AFP on Friday that she found humans don't exactly rest in peace.
Liverpool leave title rivals breathless
Jurgen Klopp's side have seized the early initiative in the Premier League with four successive wins to open up a two-point lead over second placed Manchester City.
'Gutted' All Black Jacobson out of World Cup with concussion
The defending champions, who are chasing a third straight trophy in Japan, called up rookie Shannon Frizell to replace Jacobson in the loose forwards.
Stowaway passengers killed in DR Congo train disaster
Estimates of the death toll have varied widely. The minister for humanitarian action, Steve Mbikayi, gave the first toll as 50 dead.
Cameroon separatist leader says Biya's dialogue call a 'non-event'
Paul Biya on Tuesday announced that he intends to open a major "national dialogue" later this month in a bid to solve the conflict between security forces and armed separatists from the anglophone minority in the west.
Buttler strikes back against Australia after England collapse
World Cup winners England, desperate to level the series at 2-2, have struggled to find consistency and contributed to their own downfall at the Oval, slipping from 170-3 to 226-8.
Bored Mourinho itching for managerial return, on his terms
Unemployed soccer coach Jose Mourinho has had enough of being on holidays, he told Spanish television on Thursday, but has ruled out taking over an international outfit or joining someone mid-season.
Naomi Osaka changes coach for second time this year
Osaka had already caught the tennis world by surprise when she announced she was parting ways with coach Sascha Bajin, who had overseen her stunning rise to win two grand slams - the US Open in 2018 and the Australian Open title in January.
Tunisia gears up for presidential poll steeped in uncertainty
Twenty-six candidates are in the race, including the incumbent prime minister and a media magnate who was arrested just weeks before the polls, as well as a presidential hopeful put forth by an Islamist-inspired party.
Afghan election back in spotlight after Trump's Taliban tweets
With Trump's bombshell announcement Saturday that the US-Taliban talks were off, the situation changed.The Taliban quickly made it known that the only alternative was more fighting
Democrats intensify 'impeachment' probe of Trump
Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler said the measures will serve to enhance an 'aggressive series of hearings' aimed at determining whether to recommend articles of impeachment against the president.
Water discovered for first time in atmosphere of habitable exoplanet
Of the more than 4,000 exoplanets detected to date, this is the first known to combine a rocky surface and an atmosphere with water.