Messi hat trick shatters goal scoring recordLionel Messi became the all-time top goalscorer in the Champions League with a hat-trick and Luis Suarez registered his first goal for Barcelona in a routine 4-0 win away at APOEL...
Pre-OPEC talks fail to reach agreement on oil output cutImpromptu talks between Saudi Arabia, fellow OPEC member Venezuela and oil powers Russia and Mexico yielded no agreement on Tuesday on how to address a growing oil glut, ending wit...
Deadly twin suicide blasts strike crowded Nigerian marketTwo female suicide bombers blew themselves up Tuesday in a crowded market in Nigeria’s northeastern city of Maiduguri, killing at least 30 people, according to witnesses and a secu...
EBOLA - GUINEA
Guinea confirms theft of Ebola-infected bloodGuinea said on Monday a cooler carrying a stolen blood sample infected with the deadly Ebola virus, stolen en route to a test centre, was unlikely ever to be found.
Nigerian Muslim leader slams ‘cowardly’ army on Boko HaramNigeria's top Islamic leader on Monday accused the military of fleeing when Boko Haram attacks and terrorising civilians, in the harshest ever criticism from the key cleric, a...
Militants attack airport in Libyan capitalAn air raid claimed by a renegade anti-Islamist general's forces targeted the Libyan capital's sole operational airport on Monday, a day after Islamists were driven out o...
Israeli Arabs edge Jewish football rivals 1-0Under the eyes of hundreds of police and private security guards the Israeli premier league's only Arab club beat mainly-Jewish rivals Beitar Jerusalem 1-0 on Sunday.
Ohio police kill 12-year-old playing with toy gunPolice in the US city of Cleveland shot and killed a 12-year-old African American boy waving around what turned out to be a toy gun at a playground, officials and reports said Sund...
Transitional government appointed in Burkina FasoBurkina Faso authorities issued a decree on Sunday announcing an interim government, with President Michel Kafando and Prime Minister Lieutenant Colonel Isaac Zida also taking on t...
Marseille top Ligue 1 with 3-1 win over BordeauxMarseille restored its one-point lead over Paris Saint-Germain at the top of the French league after coming from a goal down to beat Bordeaux 3-1 on Sunday.
ISRAEL - FRANCE
Netanyahu warns France ahead of Palestinian state voteIsraeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Sunday that France’s parliament would be making a “grave mistake” if it recognises a Palestinian state in a vote on December 2.
Carnage as suicide bomber targets Afghan volleyball matchAround 50 people were killed and 60 others wounded when a suicide blast ripped through crowds gathered to watch a volleyball game in eastern Afghanistan on Sunday, officials said.