German woman boxer's fight to wear headscarf in the ring
Today, the 21-year-old, who discovered female boxing by watching online videos as a teenager, is a German amateur featherweight champion and dares to dream of Olympic glory.
Battered South Africa need the Guardiola touch, says coach
Following India's 203-run mauling of his team in the first Test on Sunday, captain Faf du Plessis and Nkwe pleaded for patience as the squad rebuilds after Dale Steyn's and Hashim Amla's retirement.
The routes to the Rugby World Cup quarter-finals - or the plane home
Some pools are all over bar the shouting, in others there's still all to play for. AFP looks at the various scenarios as teams strive for that last-eight spot.
Second Trump whistleblower decides to come forward: US media
ABC News said lawyer Mark Zaid said the second whistleblower was an intelligence official who "has first-hand knowledge of some of the allegations outlined in the original complaint.
Four killed in US bar shooting: police
KSHB television quoted a police spokesman as saying one or more suspects entered the KC Tequila bar at that location and began shooting.
Saudi Arabia allows unmarried foreign couples to rent hotel rooms
The tourism authority said in a statement published on Twitter that Saudi women travelling alone would also be able to check into a hotel by presenting valid ID.
India beat South Africa by 203 runs in first Test
The Proteas' supporters are mostly disappointed after India beat South Africa by 203 runs in the first Test to take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series.
#RWC19: Experimental All Blacks thrash Namibia 71-9
Namibia battled to within a point at 10-9 after half an hour before the two-time defending champions accelerated away.
Bok coach Rassie Erasmus defuses 'bomb squad' row
The clip was posted after the Springboks' 49-3 World Cup thrashing of Italy, with Mapimpi walking away from a group of white replacement players.
Anti-establishment parties battle political elite in Tunisia election
Polling stations for the seven-million electorate were set to remain open until 6 pm, with preliminary official results scheduled for Wednesday.
Eight killed, 18 wounded in Rwanda attack
The attack took place in Musanze district which attracts tourists because of its Volcanoes National Park and its mountain gorillas, they said.
Global stocks mostly rise as US unemployment hits 50-year low
The report said the US added 136,000 jobs in September, while the unemployment rate fell to 3.5%, a 50-year low. But the pace of job creation slowed and wages fell.
Hong Kong protesters defy mask ban as city grinds to halt
The latest acts of resistance came after a night of widespread chaos as hardcore protesters trashed dozens of subway stations, vandalised shops, set fires and blocked roads.
Australian bloggers held in Iran return home in possible swap
The pair were alleged to have used a drone to take pictures of "military sites and forbidden areas", an Iranian judiciary spokesman said last month.
#RWC19: X-ray clears Springbok star Kolbe of ankle injury
Kolbe was withdrawn late on as a precaution in Friday's 49-3 Pool B win over Italy in Shizuoka after twisting his left ankle.
Novak Djokovic powers through to Japan Open final
In the final, Djokovic will face Australian qualifier John Millman, who squeezed past American opponent Reilly Opelka.
Muhammad wins 400m hurdles gold with world record
Olympic champion Muhammad took gold with a time of 52.16 seconds at the Khalifa Stadium, bettering her own world record of 52.20 set at the US Trials in Iowa in July.
Romney blasts Trump's 'appalling' call to probe Biden
Mitt Romney's opprobrium is the most serious condemnation yet to emerge from within the party against Donald Trump openly soliciting political help from China and Ukraine.