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Davis Cup: Argentina beat Croatia after Juan Martin del Potro & Federico Delbonis win

November 27, 2016 - 3:49pm
Argentina beat Croatia to win the Davis Cup for the first time after wins for Juan Martin del Potro and Federico Delbonis.
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'Fire under the ice'

November 27, 2016 - 3:34pm
Known for his quiet nature and love of motor-racing, who is Francois Fillon, tipped as France's next president?
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Brazil President Temer 'will block' controversial bribe amnesty

November 27, 2016 - 2:39pm
Brazil's president says he will stop politicians getting amnesty over illegal campaign donations.
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France presidential race: Fillon and Juppe face off in poll

November 27, 2016 - 2:07pm
Voters in France choose between Francois Fillon and Alain Juppe for their centre-right presidential candidate.
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Twin tasks

November 27, 2016 - 11:49am
Pakistan's new army chief General Bajwa has two big tasks ahead of him, writes Ahmed Rashid.
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Trump attacks Clinton over Wisconsin vote recount

November 27, 2016 - 10:38am
The US president-elect attacks Hillary Clinton for supporting the recount of votes in Wisconsin.
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Bid to free toddler from washing machine

November 27, 2016 - 10:25am
Firefighters have tried to free a two-year-old girl from north-west China after she got trapped in a washing machine.
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Black Friday: People pay $95k to dig pointless Holiday Hole

November 27, 2016 - 9:57am
In reaction to Black Friday, the makers of Cards Against Humanity have crowdfunded $95,000 to dig a useless "Holiday Hole".
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Switzerland votes against strict timetable for nuclear power phaseout

November 27, 2016 - 8:50am
Swiss voters in a referendum reject a plan to make a strict timetable for phasing out nuclear power.
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K-pop video director Cha Eun-taek charged in South Korea corruption scandal

November 27, 2016 - 7:55am
A pop music video director linked to South Korea's president will stand trial for embezzlement.
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Drone footage of devastating landslides in Italy

November 27, 2016 - 7:23am
Heavy rains have caused landslides in the region of Liguria, as shown in this video footage released by firefighters.
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Aleppo civilians into Syrian government-controlled areas

November 27, 2016 - 7:19am
Syrian civilians flee into government-controlled areas of Aleppo as troops make gains against rebels.
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Close but no cigar

November 27, 2016 - 6:53am
The exploding cigar plot to kill Castro is well known, but what about the other plots on his life?
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Syria government forces retake largest Aleppo rebel district

November 27, 2016 - 5:35am
Syrian forces retake the largest rebel-held district in eastern Aleppo, with civilians fleeing the offensive.
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Stunning sand sculptures on Florida beach

November 27, 2016 - 4:25am
Artists from the US, Singapore and Canada to take part in this annual sand art competition on the Atlantic Ocean beach.
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Bird flu: Netherlands culls 190,000 ducks

November 27, 2016 - 4:13am
About 190,000 ducks are culled in the Netherlands in an effort to prevent the spread of bird flu.
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Fidel Castro death: Cubans mourn ex-leader

November 27, 2016 - 3:52am
Flags fly at half mast in Cuba as people mourn revolutionary leader and ex-President Fidel Castro.
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Austria's scary Christmas celebrations

November 27, 2016 - 2:22am
Thousands of people gather for Krampus season in Austria, and it's not Santa Claus that they're waiting to see.
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'Thunderstorm asthma' deaths in Melbourne rise to six

November 27, 2016 - 2:15am
The number of people in Melbourne dying from the rare phenomenon thunderstorm asthma rises to six.
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Trump dismisses Wisconsin recount drive as 'scam'

November 27, 2016 - 12:16am
Republican President-elect Donald Trump says an impending recount of votes in Wisconsin is a "scam".
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Images from Cuba before Fidel Castro's 1959 revolution.