Israel approved a four-hour extension of a temporary truce in Gaza, Israeli television said, after the Palestinian death toll topped 1,000 with the retrieval of dozens of bodies.
Three-time world time trial champion Tony Martin won the 20th stage 54km individual race against the clock at the Tour de France on Saturday (26 July).
Jasmine Ser and Martina Veloso finished just outside the medal places in the women's 10m air rifle finals.
Some 200 people gathered on Saturday evening (July 26) at the National Museum to revisit the lives of Singapore's Chinese immigrants and to learn how they helped the nation in Singapore's early years.
North Korea fired a short-range missile into the sea on Saturday (July 26), the 15th time it has launched rockets this year, the South's Yonhap news agency reported.
Jamaican sprint star Usain Bolt on Saturday (July 26) proclaimed himself ready for his Commonwealth Games debut after an injury-plagued early season, albeit solely in the men's 4x100m relay.
Singapore police said they have established the identity of a boy who was found on July 21 at the Marina Promenade.
New Zealand's Joelle King won through to the semi-finals of the women's squash at the Commonwealth Games on Saturday (July 26) with a three-game victory over Northern Ireland's Madeline Perry
Alastair Cook shrugged off calls from Kevin Pietersen to resign as England captain ahead of the third Test against India at Southampton.
Captain Hashim Amla struck a gritty 139 not out but failed to stop Sri Lanka from taking the driver's seat in the second and final Test against South Africa on Saturday (July 26).