France win record fifth world handball titleFrance became the first team in handball history to win five world championships when they beat surprise finalists Qatar 25-22 on Sunday.
Djokovic beats Murray to claim fifth Australian Open titleWorld number one Novak Djokovic won a fifth Australian Open title and his eighth Grand Slam Sunday, grinding down Britain's Andy Murray in four sets to heap more misery on…
Boko Haram, Nigerian troops battle for control of MaiduguriBoko Haram fighters stormed the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri on Saturday, sparking a running battle with Nigerian troops for control of the strategically crucial Borno…
CIA, Mossad 'planned deadly 2008 attack' on Hezbollah commanderThe CIA and Israel's spy agency Mossad were behind an elaborate plot to kill Hezbollah commander Imad Mughniyeh in a 2008 car bomb attack in Syria, the Washington Post…
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DR Congo stage comeback to reach Africa Cup semisDieumerci Mbokani scored twice as Democratic Republic of Congo came back from 2-0 down midway through the second half to beat Congo 4-2 in a thrilling African Nations Cup…
Italian lawmakers elect Judge Sergio Mattarella as presidentAfter three initial rounds of voting this week, Italian lawmakers on Saturday elected constitutional court judge and centre-left politician Sergio Mattarella as president on…
Serena Williams beats Sharapova in Australian Open finalSerena Williams beat Maria Sharapova 6-3, 7-6 (5) at the Australian Open on Saturday to win her 19th Grand Slam title, continuing her unbeaten run in six Australian Open finals.
Romney rules out run in 2016 presidential electionAfter a three-week flirtation with another run for US president, Republican Mitt Romney definitively stated Friday that he will not seek his party's nomination for the White…
Zimbabwe's Mugabe takes over as African Union chairmanZimbabwean President Robert Mugabe took over the post of African Union (AU) chairman on Friday, replacing Mauritania's President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz.
Deadly explosion strikes Shiite mosque in PakistanA bomb blast ripped through a Shiite mosque in southern Pakistan as worshippers were gathering for Friday prayers, killing 35 people and wounding dozens, officials said.
Djokovic survives 5-set thriller to set up Murray finalWorld number one Novak Djokovic fought off defending champion Stan Wawrinka over five sets to reach his fifth Australian Open final on Friday, where he will meet Andy Murray.
Sharapova out to end Williams hoodoo in Melbourne finalThe bitter rivalry between Australian Open finalists Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova took root on the hallowed Wimbledon turf in 2004 and is still thriving more than a decade…
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