France on Friday recalled its ambassadors to the United States and Australia in a ferocious row over the scrapping of a submarine contract, an unprecedented step that revealed the extent of French anger against its allies.
South Africa’s highest court yesterday stood by its order to imprison Jacob Zuma, accusing the former president of “litigious skullduggery” in a scathing ruling that accused him of undermining the courts.
West African leaders met Guinean coup leader Colonel Mamady Doumbouya in the capital Conakry yesterday, where they pushed for elections within six months, but apparently failed to receive firm commitments.
Washington was on high alert yesterday on the eve of a rally in support of the pro-Trump rioters who ransacked the US Capitol on January 6, with security forces better prepared to avoid a repeat of the mayhem.
Somalia’s president accused Djibouti yesterday of unlawfully detaining his national security adviser, a key player in the spiralling feud in Mogadishu’s top leadership that threatens to hurl the country into fresh crisis.
Sofiane Hanni’s 85th-minute penalty earned Al Gharafa a 1-0 win over Al Ahli in the QNB Stars League yesterday. The closely-fought match seemed destined to end in a goalless draw before Gharafa won a penalty which was duly converted by Algerian midfielder Hanni.
Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Ramiz Raja expressed his dismay yesterday at New Zealand’s decision to abandon a limited-overs series over security concerns just as the first one-day international was due to start in Rawalpindi.
Wout van Aert can round off a superb season by being crowned men’s world road race champion on home turf and shake off his tag of championship nearly man, giving Belgium a record-extending 27th rainbow jersey in male events.
After failing to impress in their first outing together, Lionel Messi, Neymar and Kylian Mbappe clearly have a long way to go before the most lethal attacking trio in the world, on paper, can produce the goods on the pitch for Paris St Germain.
Emma Raducanu revealed yesterday she spent her first night back in Britain watching a replay of her historic US Open final victory against Leylah Fernandez, admitting her achievement still had not fully sunk in.
Looking an exciting prospect back down in trip, His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Khalifa al-Thani’s Millau showed a flicker of class when taking the Prix de la Galerie des Cerfs, a Class 2 Conditions for three-year-olds at Chantilly yesterday.
The world’s first female chess grandmaster, Nona Gaprindashvili, has filed a $5mn defamation lawsuit against Netflix over a line in its The Queen’s Gambit series, which her lawyers say is false and sexist.
The candidates for the upcoming Shura Council elections have been very active over the past few days to promote their media campaigns, introducing introducing themselves and their programmes and ideas to the potential voters
Debate over the need for Covid-19 booster shots is clouding the outlook for Moderna Inc’s high-flying shares after the US biotechnology company’s stock price soared as much as 360% this year, making it the best performer in the S&P 500.