World No 1 tennis player Novak Djokovic has been crowned Laureus sportsman of the year, while American gymnast Simone Biles won the sportswoman title.
Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei says the arrest of his daughter and the company's chief financial officer, Meng Wanzhou, is politically motivated.
Manchester United have dumped FA Cup holders Chelsea out of the competition and secured a place in the quarter-finals in an intense tie at Stamford Bridge.
Indian forces have killed three militants, including the suspected organiser of a suicide bombing in Kashmir that fuelled tension between India and Pakistan, police say.
Police in the world's biggest gambling hub of Macau are investigating what they suspect is a rare murder in a five-star casino resort after a Chinese man was found stabbed in his bed, broadcaster TDM reported.
Poland's prime minister has cancelled a trip to Israel in the wake of reported remarks made by his Israeli counterpart suggesting Polish complicity during the Holocaust, an aide in his office told...
The Vatican will gather senior bishops from around the world later this week for a conference on sex abuse designed to guide them on how best to tackle a problem that has decimated the Church's...
Sri Lanka's Kusal Perera scored a brilliant unbeaten century to lead them to a famous one-wicket win over South Africa in a thrilling first test at Kingsmead.
India's Prime Minister has warned Pakistan to expect a strong response to a suicide attack that killed 44 paramilitary policemen in Kashmir.
Manchester City endured some anxious moments but escaped from fourth-tier Newport County with their FA Cup hopes intact.
The Lions have recorded their first Super Rugby victory in Buenos Aires with a 25-16 win over the Jaguares.
In a remote island outpost on the edge of the Antarctic, hundreds of miles from the southern tip of Chile, University of Otago glaciologist Shelley MacDonell and her team are scouring the ice for clues.
Toni Pulu's hopes of playing for Australia at the Rugby World Cup have suffered a major blow with the winger expected to have surgery on Monday to repair a fractured cheekbone he sustained...
A gunman opened fire in an Illinois warehouse, killing five people and wounding five police officers before he was slain.
President Donald Trump on Friday declared a national emergency in a bid to fund his promised wall at the US-Mexico border without congressional approval.
England all-rounder Moeen Ali differs with coach Trevor Bayliss and believes turning up the stump microphones could curb sledging in cricket.
The head of a Philippine news website that has locked horns with President Rodrigo Duterte has been freed on bail, a day after her widely condemned arrest on libel charges.
Prime Minister Theresa May suffered yet another defeat on her Brexit strategy undermining her pledge to European Union leaders to get her divorce deal approved if they grant concessions.
George Clooney, Brad Pitt and Robert de Niro have joined a growing protest in Hollywood over plans by Oscars organisers to present some awards during ad breaks.
Opportunity, a remarkably durable NASA rover designed to roll along the surface of Mars for three months, has stopped communicating with Earth after 15 years of service.