The Italian women’s team have won the Fencing World Championships in Moscow by beating Russia 45 to 36. Italy has dominated the women’s event, with
The International Judo Grand Slam has concluded in the Russian city of Tyumen. In the men’s under 81 kg category, Russia’s Ivan Vorobev, fighting
Australia's triple surf champion Mick Fanning walked away shaken but uninjured after having a close-encounter with a shark mid-competition in South Africa.
Local craftsmen have rebuilt eight mausoleums destroyed by Islamist militants that took over the desert city of Timbuktu in 2012.
Several relatives of those killed in the Germanwings crash have rejected an offer from the airline of 25,000 euros compensation for their suffering
Germany’s André Greipel has won Stage 15 of the Tour de France from Mende to Valence in a sprint finish, his third stage victory in this year’s
The German MotoGP has marked the halfway stage of the 2015 season with motorsport competitors now taking a well deserved break. Britain’s Lewis
The Algerian military has confirmed in a statement (in French) that nine soldiers were killed and two injured on Friday in an ambush by what it calls
American comedian Bill Cosby admitted to paying women to stay silent after having sex with them, according to testimony obtained by the New York
A public beach on the French Riviera will be closed off during the visit of the Saudi royal family later this summer. The announcement comes after
Torrential flash flooding has swept away homes in Arizona following heavy storms. Up to 3,000 homes and businesses were left without power after more
A ‘ghost airport’ in Spain that cost 1 billion euros to build has attracted a meagre bid of just 10,000 euros at auction. Ciudad Real’s La Mancha
Following his attack on Mexican immigrants, a storm of anger has greeted the latest outburst from Donald Trump, the early frontrunner for the
Revellers in South Korea have had some summer fun getting messy at a popular mud festival.
The annual spectacle in Boryeong, 190km south-west of
A group linked to the self-proclaimed Islamic State organisation has claimed it carried out attacks in Egypt’s Sinai region which killed five members
It’s officially the largest Zumba class ever held in a single venue. A suburb of Manila, the capital of the Philippines, now holds the Guinness World
Tension over immigration and the integration of Muslims has come to the fore in Australia this weekend as rival groups demonstrated. The most heated
FIFA’s former Vice President Jeffrey Webb appeared in court in New York on Saturday in connection with the huge scandal surrounding soccer’s world
A stampede at a chariot festival in the eastern Indian town of Puri has left at least two people dead and 15 others injured. Police struggled to
Self-proclaimed exorcist and faith healer Father John Bashobora wowed Warsaw with his ‘Jesus at the Stadium event’ on Saturday. Tens of thousands of
Protesters in New York rallied on Saturday to demand justice for Eric Garner, a year after the black father died after being put in a chokehold by
There have been angry scenes in South Carolina as Ku Klux Klan members protested at the removal of the Confederate flag from government headquarters
Doping suspicions surrounding Tour de France leader Chris Froome have reached such a frenzy that he says a spectator threw a cup of urine at him on