World - International UK PM Johnson says 'hearts full of shock' after MP's murder 10/15/2021 6:45:01 PM British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday expressed heartfelt shock after Conservative colleague David Amess was stabbed to death, lauding him as "one of the kindest, nicest, most gentle people in politics".
World - International Germany parties agree initial deal for next government 10/15/2021 6:03:53 PM German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz on Friday took a step toward succeeding Angela Merkel as chancellor, as his Social Democrats, the Greens and liberal FDP announced a preliminary deal to form a new government.
World - Region Italian captain given jail term for handing migrants to Libya 10/15/2021 5:29:37 PM A ship's captain who rescued a group of 101 migrants from the Mediterranean sea before handing them over to the Libyan coastguard has been given a one-year jail term, in the first such case heard by Italy's courts.
World - Region Iran slams UN nuclear agency over Israel 'negligence' 10/15/2021 4:40:47 PM Iran on Friday sharply criticised the UN's International Atomic Energy Agency for keeping its eyes trained on the Islamic republic while ignoring its arch-enemy Israel's suspected nuclear programme.
World - International Russian rocket tests briefly destabilise space station 10/15/2021 3:58:53 PM The International Space Station was briefly destabilised Friday during tests of a Russian-made Soyuz rocket, but the crew and the orbital station were not in danger, Moscow said.
World - International UK Conservative MP stabbed multiple times: Reports 10/15/2021 3:58:18 PM British MP David Amess was on Friday stabbed "multiple times" during an event in his local constituency in southeast England, Sky News and the BBC reported.
World - International IS fighters massing in Afghanistan, says Putin ahead of talks 10/15/2021 3:25:26 PM Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday said hundreds of fighters loyal to the Islamic State militant group were massing in northern Afghanistan, as Moscow prepares to host international talks on the country next week.
Sports - World Hernandez to face Spanish court: Bayern president 10/15/2021 2:37:08 PM Bayern Munich defender Lucas Hernandez will travel to Madrid to appear in court for violating a restraining order in 2017, said club president Herbert Hainer.
World - Africa South Africa to start jabs for kids as young as 12 10/15/2021 2:24:13 PM South Africa will begin vaccinating children as young as 12 next week and also offer Covid-19 boosters against certain immune disorders, the health minister announced Friday.
World - Region UN urges ceasefire in Yemen's Marib for 'safe passage' 10/15/2021 1:00:51 PM The UN has called for a halt to fighting in a district of Yemen's oil-rich Marib province that pits government forces supported by a Saudi-led coalition against Iran-backed Huthi rebels.
World - Africa Severe child malnutrition increasing in Tigray: UN 10/15/2021 12:37:01 PM The number of young children admitted to hospital suffering for severe malnutrition in Ethiopia's war-hit Tigray region has doubled this year over 2020, the UN said Thursday, as escalating fighting threatens to further hamper the aid response.
World - Region Lebanon on edge after deadly sectarian flare-up 10/15/2021 11:20:11 AM Lebanon prepared to bury the victims of its deadliest sectarian unrest in years Friday after gunfire gripped central Beirut for hours and revived the ghosts of the civil war.
Sports - World Lewandowski backed for Ballon d'Or ahead of Leverkusen clash 10/15/2021 10:33:24 AM Bayern Munich coach Julian Nagelsmann backed Polish poacher Robert Lewandowski to win this year's Ballon d'Or as the Bundesliga leaders prepare for a top-of-the-table clash with Bayer Leverkusen on Saturday.
Sports - World Inzaghi returns to Lazio with unbeaten Inter 10/15/2021 10:30:23 AM Simone Inzaghi takes defending Serie A champions Inter Milan to former club Lazio this weekend, while Jose Mourinho's Roma travel to a resurgent Juventus who are hoping to climb back into title contention.