Wallabies stun All Blacks in Rugby Championship upset
The Wallabies stunned the All Blacks 47-26 in their Rugby Championship match on Saturday.
Tanzania fuel tanker blast kills 60
The deadly blast, which took place near the town of Morogoro, west of the economic capital Dar es Salaam, is the latest in a series of similar disasters in Africa.
Serena powers past No. 1-bound Osaka, Halep retires hurt
There was no such drama in Toronto, where Williams broke Osaka for a 5-3 lead in the first and closed out the opening set with a service winner.
Serena, Osaka book US Open final rematch in Toronto quarter-final
It would be the first match between Naomi Osaka and Serena Williams since the Japanese star defeated her childhood idol 6-2, 6-4 in last year's US Open final
Trump says Republicans ready to impose gun background checks
Republicans have long resisted imposing background checks on gun buyers, a measure that the powerful NRA argues would be the thin end of the wedge, leading to ever-tighter restrictions on the constitutional right to carrying weapons.
Armed man in body armour arrested at Missouri Walmart
Dmitriy Andreychenko, who was wearing body armour and fatigues, was detained by an armed off-duty firefighter who held him until police arrived, police said.
Neymar rape case dismissed
The decision - the final episode in the rape case hanging over the Brazilian international superstar for months - comes on the recommendation of prosecutors just over a month after police dropped the case citing lack of evidence.
More than two million Muslims begin hajj pilgrimage
The hajj, one of the world's largest annual religious gatherings, is one of the five pillars of Islam and must be undertaken by all Muslims with the means at least once in their lives.
37 dead in intercommunal fighting in Chad: president
Eastern Chad is in the grip of a cycle of violence between nomadic camel herders - many from the Zaghawa ethnic group from which Deby hails - and sedentary farmers from the Ouaddian community.
Huawei launches own operating system to rival Android
Huawei said the first version of the operating system would launch later this year in its smart screen products, before expanding across a range of smart devices including wearable technology over the next three years.
Can we eat Big Macs and still avoid climate chaos?
More than half of today's food-related emissions come from the animal sector, and half of that from sheep and, most of all, cattle.
Actor Cuba Gooding Jr to face trial in groping case
Gooding, 51, is accused of grabbing the woman's breast without her consent in a Manhattan bar on a night out in June.
Wallabies face ultimate pre-World Cup test against All Blacks
Such is the rivalry between the trans-Tasman neighbours that New Zealand coach Steve Hansen sees retaining the trophy as second only to defending their world title in his priorities for 2019.
Serena, Osaka book US Open final rematch in Toronto
Serena Williams and Japan's Naomi Osaka booked a rematch of last year's US Open final in the WTA Toronto quarterfinals after straight-set triumphs Thursday.
Trump slammed as pressure mounts for gun controls
Pressure built on the US Congress to pass tough gun control legislation Thursday as the mother of the man arrested for the slaughter of 22 people in El Paso, Texas said she had called police out of concern he had a military-style weapon.
British student was 'depressed' before jumping from plane: Madagascar police
Cambridge University student Alana Cutland, 19, who was on a research trip, fell from a light aircraft shortly after it took off from an airport in remote northwestern Madagascar last month.
UN chief calls for 'maximum restraint' in Kashmir
India's Hindu nationalist government stripped the disputed region of its autonomy earlier this week in a move that sent shock waves through South Asia and has seen the restive area come under military lockdown.
After #OscarsSoWhite, Hollywood trainees see progress on diversity
Optimism about the industry's direction among a group of young auteurs - some of whom started working in movies after the #OscarsSoWhite, #MeToo and #TimesUp movements began - is palpable.