Messi torments Liverpool with 600th Barca goal in 3-0 win
Liverpool, who were beaten 3-1 in last year’s final by Real Madrid, played far better than the scoreline suggested, carving out a number of clear chances but spurning them all.
'Long Shot' pairs Charlize Theron, Seth Rogen in political romance
The 43-year-old actress takes on the role of US Secretary of State Charlotte Field in the movie, an ambitious and respected politician looking to run for president.
Leave my country alone, Sri Lanka president tells Islamic State
Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena said a foreign mastermind may have planned the Easter Sunday bombings, claimed by Islamic State, telling the militant group to 'leave my country alone'.
Wimbledon prize money rises 11.8%
The men’s and women’s singles champions will receive 2.35 million pounds each - 100,000 more than in 2018.
Oprah 'quietly figuring out' how to wield her political clout in 2020
Winfrey, who has ruled out running for the White House, told the Hollywood Reporter in an extensive interview released on Tuesday that she was 'quietly figuring out where I’m going to use my voice in support.'
Emperor Naruhito ascends throne in Japan with 'sense of solemnity'
Former Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko stepped down after three decades in their roles on Tuesday in a brief and simple ceremony, with Akihito thanking the people of Japan and saying he prayed for peace.
Venezuela's Guaido calls for uprising but military loyal to Maduro for now
In a message posted on his social media accounts on Tuesday evening, Guaido told supporters to take to the streets once again on Wednesday. He reiterated his call for the armed forces to take his side, and said Maduro did not have the military’s support.
Venezuela’s Guaido says troops have joined him to end Maduro presidency
Venezuelan Information Minister Jorge Rodriguez tweeted that the government was confronting a small group of 'military traitors' seeking to promote a coup.
North Korea warns of ‘undesired’ outcome if no change in US nuclear stance
Kim Jong Un has set a year-end deadline for the US to show more flexibility after his second summit with President Donald Trump failed to produce a deal to end a nuclear programme in return for sanctions relief.
Bulls and Bok centre Kriel to undergo ankle surgery
Kriel limped out of the Pretoria-based side’s 24-23 defeat to the Stormers at Newlands on Saturday, and it has been confirmed he will now go under the knife.
As rains break, aid workers rush to reach cyclone victims in Mozambique
Kenneth slammed into Mozambique’s Cabo Delgado province on Thursday, killing at least 38 people, flattening entire villages and bringing relentless downpours that grounded aid operations and turned streets in the port city of Pemba to rivers.
Ferrari have to start delivering, says Hamilton
The sport’s oldest, most successful and glamorous team flattered to deceive again in Sunday’s Azerbaijan Grand Prix, while Mercedes celebrated their fourth successive one-two finish.
US envoy to Sri Lanka says threat is real as security forces maintain high alert
Sri Lankan security forces also said they were maintaining a high level of alert amid intelligence reports that the militants were likely to strike before the start of the holy Islamic month of Ramadan.
Keen sense of smell linked to longer life
Overall, participants with a weak nose were 46% more likely to die by year 10 and 30% more apt to pass away by year 13 than people with a good sense of smell, the study found.
South African Airways says reaches debt roll over deal
State-owned South African Airways (SAA) has reached an agreement in principle with lenders to roll over its existing debt of R9.2 billion ($641.55 million), its chief executive officer said on Tuesday.
Rand weakens on China manufacturing slip
The rand has see-sawed in a narrow range, with little momentum in either direction, as investors wait for a US Fed policy meeting on Wednesday which is expected to keep lending rates unchanged.
Congo registers record of 27 new Ebola cases in one day
The previous record was 110 confirmed cases a couple of weeks ago.
Semenya decision to be announced by CAS on Wednesday
The IAAF wants the South African and other female athletes with differences of sexual development (DSD) to take testosterone blockers.