South Africa has beaten New Zealand in the Sevens World Series, held at the Nelson Mandela Stadium in Port Elizabeth.
Former Test opener Lou Vincent has confirmed he is one of three New Zealand past players being investigated for match fixing by the ICC.
China has successfully begun its first rover mission to the moon, sending a robotic craft named Jade Rabbit to trek across the lunar landscape.
Beijing is waging a war against air pollution, one barbecue at a time.
In an upcoming fraud case involving celebrity chef Nigella Lawson, two assistants to the star are set to introduce allegations that she used drugs.
Australia thumped England by 381 runs in the first Test to take a 1-0 lead in the five-match Ashes series.
French police are hunting for a gunman after a shooting at a Paris newspaper office that gravely wounded a photographer, and three other attacks.
Companies building projects for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar will be forced to guarantee welfare standards for workers, in response to criticism.
Afrobarometer has found that nearly one-third of Africans in 34 countries have been forced to pay bribes, including for medical treatment.
Glamour magazine's annual Women Of The Year Awards at Carnegie Hall saw 12 women honoured, including Lady Gaga and Malala Yousafzai.