U.N. Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura called on Russia, Turkey and Iran on Saturday to salvage the tattered ceasefire in Syria that would also help keep peace talks on track.
Thousands of protesters in Guinea Bissau's capital on Saturday demanded President Jose Mario Vaz step down to resolve a political crisis that has paralysed the coup-prone West African country.
Indian Vice-President Hamid Ansari said on Saturday universities must uphold liberal values and respect dissent, a month after violent protests erupted at a university in the capital Delhi over a speech by a student accused of sedition.
Arrogate, ridden by Mike Smith, came back from a shaky start to sprint to victory in the US$10-million Dubai World Cup on Saturday, beating Gun Runner in the world's second-richest horse race.
World number one Nour El Sherbini and former head of the rankings Nicol David suffered shock defeats on Saturday as the British Open produced the first all-English final in 26 years.
The Western Stormers survived an audacious challenge from Japan's struggling Sunwolves to maintain their unbeaten start to the Super Rugby season on Saturday (Mar 25), winning a 10-try thriller at Singapore's national stadium.
Community teams are trying to ease the loneliness of the elderly poor, both in life and in death, in a country with the world's highest elderly suicide rate.
A controversial ban on carry-on laptops and tablets on flights from the Middle East to the United States and Britain went into effect on Saturday (Mar 25) - with less fanfare and frustration than expected.
A five-try first half blitz set the Lions on their way to a 42-19 away win over the Southern Kings in Super Rugby at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium on Saturday but they only made sure of a bonus point right near the end.
South African Daryl Impey won the sixth stage of the Tour of Catalonia as Chris Froome fell out of contention after being trapped on the wrong side of a peloton split on Saturday.