UK's PM demotes foreign minister in cabinet revamp
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday appointed a new-look cabinet to revamp his Brexiteer government after controversies over COVID, Afghanistan and taxes, demoting his under-fire foreign secretary.
Clint Eastwood back in the saddle at 91 for 'Cry Macho'
The legendarily prolific Hollywood star has never shown much interest in retiring and appears on-screen in the movie, out Friday, as a former rodeo champion tasked with one last job.
Nadal ready for 'difficult' recovery from foot injury
Rafael Nadal ended his season in August due to injury and has said his foot is still a 'little sore' in a presentation of a documentary about his tennis academy.
Pope says abortion is murder, urges 'pastoral' approach
He was responding to a question about some US bishops who proposed denying the sacred ritual to politicians who supported abortion rights -- a group that includes Biden.
Vaccine pass becomes mandatory in tourist hotspot Rio
Foreign visitors are allowed to present an international health pass.
London police rule out new probe into Diana interview
The decision comes after an independent report in May concluded that Martin Bashir had deceived Diana's brother into helping to arrange the interview, in which she spoke candidly about her troubled marriage to Prince Charles.
Macron, key ally bin Zayed vow joint fight against 'extremism'
The two met for a working lunch at the historic Fontainebleau Chateau outside Paris, where the United Arab Emirates has played a key role in restoration works.
UK court agrees to notify Prince Andrew about US sex case
Virginia Guiffre alleges that the Duke of York sexually assaulted her when she was aged 17, and a minor under US state law.
Afghan girls' football team flees to Pakistan
Afghanistan's new rulers, which banned women from playing all sport during their first rule in the 1990s, have indicated that women and girls will face restrictions in playing sport.
China's embattled Evergrande tries to pay bills with parking spots
Several dozen protesters returned for a third straight day to the firm's headquarters in the southern city of Shenzhen, where the company began its ascent in 1996 into a sprawling conglomerate minting the dreams of home ownership among China's middle classes.
Organisers postpone Gay Games, citing Hong Kong travel curbs
Modelled on the Olympics, the Games are held every four years and feature both LGBTQ and straight athletes to promote a message of inclusivity and equal rights.
Dubious of Trump's sanity, US general secretly called China: book
Joint Chiefs Chair General Mark Milley ordered aides to not act immediately on any move by Donald Trump to use US nuclear forces, and he called a Chinese general to reassure Beijing, according to a soon-to-be-released book.
EU chief pledges extra 100 mn euros in aid for Afghanistan
The EU is worried a humanitarian catastrophe in Afghanistan could spark a mass wave of refugees heading to the bloc, similar to the 2015 migrant crisis caused by the Syrian war.
IS bride says prepared to face terror charges in UK
Shamima Begum was 15 when she travelled from her home in London in 2015 with two school friends to Syria, where she married an IS fighter and had three children.
BTS issued diplomatic passports for UN session
The trailblazing septet have reached global superstardom, with their single 'Dynamite' entering the Billboard Hot 100 at number one last year, making them the first South Korean act to top the US chart.
Digital doggies: pet influencers on the rise in Singapore
Sasha and Piper's owner, Carrie Er, stumbled into the business several years ago when she started posting photos of Sasha in various costumes, playing with toys and on outings.
'World class' Lukaku what Chelsea were missing, admits Tuchel
Lukaku enlivened an otherwise flat performance with the only goal to beat Zenit St Petersburg 1-0 on Tuesday to get the Blues' defence of their European crown off to a winning start.
Bournemouth move level with West Brom at top of the Championship
Bournemouth and QPR were two of three teams in the division still yet to lose prior to the encounter at the Vitality Stadium, but the visitors made a poor start on the south coast.