Fears rise of a humanitarian crisis as Islamist militants seek to capture major Afghan urban areas.
It is feared hackers may have accessed sensitive legal files during last year’s SolarWinds breach.
American Simone Biles pulls out of the vault and uneven bars gymnastics finals at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
Eilish tells Amfo of her frustration with internet criticism in a new documentary to be broadcast on Saturday.
Belinda Bencic wins gold in the women’s Olympic tennis, but racquet-smashing Novak Djokovic leaves without a medal.
Elaine Thompson-Herah became the second-fastest woman in history as she beat fellow Jamaican Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce to retain her Olympic 100m title.
Millions of Australians in parts of Queensland enter a snap lockdown from Saturday afternoon.
Two Georgian silver medallists are told to leave the Olympic Games for taking a sightseeing trip in Tokyo.
The Chinese-Canadian star denies allegations made online by several women in China.
More than 60 years after a deadly explosion ruined Mitholz, the village remains under threat.
Elon Musk reiterated on Friday that he doesn’t want to be Space X or Tesla boss. What’s going on?
More than 5,000 bouquets are being handed to athletes at the Olympic and Paralympic Games – and have a special significance, with flowers from areas devastated by a 2011 earthquake and tsunami.
Parents of schoolchildren abducted in Nigeria describe their trauma, and dilemma over the ransom demands.
The future is uncertain for the thousands of snakes, lizards and crocodiles at the Guindy Snake Park.
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Great Britain kick off a golden Saturday by winning two of the new mixed relay events but there is disappointment for Dina Asher-Smith.
American Caeleb Dressel gains his third gold medal of the Tokyo Olympics with a 100m butterfly world record, while Katie Ledecky and Kaylee McKeown also win golds.
Nigerian sprinter Blessing Okagbare is out of the Tokyo Olympics after being suspended for failing a drugs test.
The country’s foreign minister blames “Iranian terrorism” for an attack that left two people dead.
The Olympics host is facing record Covid case numbers, fuelled by the virulent Delta strain.
A woman faces wildlife endangerment charges for a close call with a mother grizzly in Yellowstone.
Almost 200 people have been infected since the virus was first detected at Nanjing airport on 20 July.
The director of Stillwater said he was fascinated by Ms Knox’s wrongful murder conviction in Italy.
Villages and hotels are evacuated as firefighters attempt to put out dozens of blazes.
Three Cubans caught trying to cross a river into Estonia are said to have been heading for Spain.
Tong Ying-kit rode a motorbike into police officers while flying a flag with a protest slogan.
The National Gallery says their repatriation will “close a very difficult chapter of our history”.
The tech giant rejects claims it has broken European Union data protection laws.
The operator says the EPR reactor at Taishan in China is “under control” despite fuel rod concerns.