KCNA: Kim calls for prevention efforts against coronavirus, looming typhoon
An enlarged meeting of the politburo of the Workers Party took place amid a pandemic that is putting additional pressure on the North Korean economy, battered by recent border closures and flood damage.
Serena stunned by Sakkari at Western and Southern Open
Williams, 38, raced to a 5-2 in the opening set before Sakkari drew level but the American raised her game again to take the early advantage in the rain-delayed contest.
SA consumer inflation rises to 3.2% y/y in July
On a month-on-month basis, the consumer price index was at 1.3% in July from 0.5% in the previous month.
Navalny ally says only Putin could have authorised suspected poisoning
The Kremlin has dismissed as “hot air” and untrue any suggestion Putin was somehow involved in Navalny falling ill
UPDATE: 1 dies, 2 wounded in third night of unrest over Jacob Blake shooting
Kenosha has been rocked by protests since Sunday, when police shot Jacob Blake in the back as he walked away from two officers and opened his car door.
Too soon to talk about post-Abe era, says Japan govt spokesperson
Abe has been to hospital twice in the last two weeks, including one visit of 7-1/2 hours. He has not detailed what the visits were for, instead saying he wanted to take care of his health and do his utmost at his job.
Republicans tout Trump's leadership on economy, despite coronavirus setbacks
An array of officials and everyday Americans cited Trump’s efforts to loosen economic regulations, put “America First” in trade deals and support religious freedom as reasons to back him
New rules for Santa's grotto as trainees prepare for COVID Christmas
Trainer and organisation founder James Lovell said there are three key changes they have advised on.
Vietnamese man with 5-metre hair says lifelong grow-out is divine calling
The 92-year-old from the southern Mekong Delta region is the proud owner of five-metre long dreadlocks, owing to his belief in a faith that prescribes leaving untouched what a person is born with.
Messi tells Barca he wishes to leave - club source
The club source said Messi, who has spent his entire career at Barca, informed the club about his desire to leave by sending a burofax, a service used in Spain to urgently dispatch a document that requires proof to third parties.
Hillary Clinton says Joe Biden should not concede on election night
Clinton conceded defeat on the night of the election in 2016 but said the shift to mail-in voting due to the coronavirus pandemic means it could take longer to know the winner in November.
England's Anderson gets milestone 600th wicket but third Test drawn
The tourists reached 187 for four in their second innings at the close, batting for 27.1 overs on the short final day, still 123 runs short of England’s massive 583 for eight declared.
Standard Chartered sues SA's Land Bank to recover debt
The Land Bank said in a statement that Standard Chartered had since launched legal proceedings to recover some of the money, earlier in August.
Rand extends gains in risk rally
Some investors use the rand as a proxy for emerging market risk, which means it tends to gain strongly when such assets are in favour, as has been the case recently with rock-bottom interest rates in developed markets.
KFC tells customers to hold off on the 'Finger Lickin' for now
In an era when face masks and hand-washing have become the norm and health officials are recommending people to stop touching their faces, KFC said the slogan 'doesn’t feel quite right.'
Liverpool's Klopp praises Bayern's treble-winning run
Bayern beat Paris St Germain 1-0 in Lisbon to add the Champions League trophy to their German league and Cup double.
Two European patients re-infected with coronavirus - reports
The news follows a report this week by researchers in Hong Kong about a man there who had been re-infected four and a half months after being declared recovered.
Rohingya politicians excluded from Myanmar election
His father was a civil servant. But when the country goes to the polls in November, the businessman will not be able to stand as a candidate because officials accuse him of having foreign roots.