Hundreds mourn reporters shot dead after covering Iraq protests
Ahmad Abdessamad, a 37-year-old correspondent for local television station Al-Dijla, and his cameraman Safaa Ghali, 26, were killed late Friday, the Journalistic Freedoms Observatory said.
Iran Guards commander accepts responsibility for downed plane
Iran's Revolutionary Guards on Saturday accepted full responsibility for the shooting down of a Ukrainian passenger jet that killed all 176 people on board.
China reports first death from mystery pneumonia outbreak
Forty-one people with pneumonia-like symptoms have so far been diagnosed with the new virus in the central Chinese city of Wuhan, with one of the victims dying on Thursday.
Ukraine demands punishment, compensation for airliner downed by Iran
Tehran admitted Saturday that it accidentally downed the Ukraine International Airlines plane, killing all 176 people on board on Wednesday.
Downing of Ukraine jet 'unforgivable mistake', says Iran's Rouhani
Iran's armed forces said Saturday they unintentionally shot down the Ukrainian airliner that crashed this week blaming 'human error'.
Australia protesters call for climate action amid deadly bushfires
At least 26 people have died and more than 2,000 homes have been destroyed in the unprecedented blazes.
Fresh US sanctions target top Iran officials, metals industry
Additional sanctions have been announced against eight top Iranian officials Washington accused of working to destabilise the region.
Iran denies missile downed Ukrainian plane
The Boeing 737 crashed on Wednesday shortly after Tehran launched missiles at US forces in Iraq in response to the killing of a top Iranian general in a US drone strike.
World number one Nadal upset by Goffin at ATP Cup
The Spaniard was heavily favoured to win the match and secure Spain a berth in the semi-finals after Roberto Bautista Agut eased past Kimmer Coppejans 6-1, 6-4 in the first singles match.
Prince Harry's wife Meghan returns to Canada amid royal storm
An unnamed source was quoted as saying by the duchess had travelled to the UK "to attend some meetings" before returning to Canada.
Former C.Africa leader returns after six-year exile
Michel Djotodia, 71, who resigned 10 months after seizing the presidency at the head of a Muslim rebellion in March 2013, landed on board a Royal Air Maroc flight from Casablanca via Douala in Cameroon. He had been living in exile in Benin.
Oprah Winfrey offers 'support' to Duke and Duchess of Sussex
Oprah Winfrey will "support whatever decisions" the Duke and Duchess of Sussex make for their family.
'Universe Boss' Gayle wants five more years at least
Chris Gayle arrived in Bangladesh this month to play in the domestic Twenty20 league after initially voicing surprise at his inclusion in the tournament's draft, claiming he was taking a break from the sport.
From Thor to Fleabag, stars dig deep for Australian bushfire relief
Twenty-six people have died since the start of the disaster in September, more than 2,000 homes have been destroyed, and some eight million hectares (80,000 square kilometres) has burned - an area roughly the size of Ireland or South Carolina.
Serena Williams, Wozniacki march into Auckland semis
Serena Williams wore down a tenacious Laura Siegemund to make the WTA Auckland Classic semi-finals on Friday.
Djokovic survives scare to send Serbia into ATP Cup semis
The world number two was made to work hard in a hot and humid Sydney by the 14th-ranked young gun before prevailing 4-6, 6-1, 7-6 (7/4).
Brazil supreme court sides with Netflix over gay Jesus comedy
The film depicts Jesus returning home with his boyfriend Orlando after 40 days in the desert, as Mary and Joseph plan a surprise party for Jesus's 30th birthday.
US House votes to curb Trump war power on Iran
The resolution was introduced by Democrats after Trump's order to kill an Iranian commander and retaliatory missile strikes by Tehran dramatically escalated tensions and raised fears of a devastating war between the two foes.