[KUALA LUMPUR] Malaysia are gunning to top the medals table and generate some positive headlines after pulling out all the stops to host the South-east Asian Games, which open in Kuala Lumpur on...

[LONDON] Public anger at the monarchy following the death of Princess Diana marked a turning point for the royal family, forcing a revolution in its communications machine that helped revive the...

[MIAMI] On Monday, August 21, for the first time in 99 years, a total solar eclipse will march across the entire United States.

[TORONTO] With his superfight against Conor McGregor a little over a week away, Floyd Mayweather struck a reflective tone on Thursday as he discussed the risk of coming out of retirement for a...

[LOS ANGELES] Oscar-nominated filmmaker Stephen Daldry is in early talks to direct a "Star Wars" spin-off about Jedi master Obi Wan Kenobi, US media reported on Thursday...

THEY'RE high-flyers in their respective fields but they're also super-achievers when it comes to their own hobbies. Whether it's mountain-climbing, cooking for hundreds of people or...

[SYDNEY] Melbourne has topped a list of the world's most liveable city for the seventh year running but terrorism and diplomatic tensions are eroding living conditions worldwide, an annual...

[LONDON] Nobel peace laureate Malala Yousafzai, who was shot by the Taliban for advocating education for girls in her native Pakistan, announced Thursday she has won a place to study at Oxford...

[LONDON] Nigerian billionaire Aliko Dangote's first order of business if he succeeds in buying English Premier League football club Arsenal will be to fire the manager, Arsene Wenger...

[SYDNEY] Australian researchers have reported a major breakthrough in the relief of deadly peanut allergy with the discovery of a long-lasting treatment they say offers hope that a cure will soon be...