Miami (AFP) - Six-time champion Novak Djokovic "ran out of gas" in a straight sets loss to Benoit Paire, while the red-hot Juan Martin Del Potro won his opening match at the ATP Miami Masters on Friday.
Cairo (AFP) - Egypt, known worldwide for its ancient pyramids, is the Arab world's most populous country and has been under military control for decades.
Trèbes (France) (AFP) - A heroic policeman who swapped himself for a hostage was fighting for his life Saturday after being shot by a gunman who killed three people in a shooting spree French President Emmanuel Macron branded "an Islamist terrorist attack".
Jakarta (AFP) - Young orangutan Utu clings to one of his rescuers as he is freed from the tiny wooden cage that has been home for five years.
Milan (AFP) - Olympic figure skating champion Alina Zagitova, who stunned in Pyeongchang four weeks ago, again left the crowd speechless in Milan on Friday but for a different reason -- delivering a free skate in which she struggled to stay on her feet.
Los Angeles (AFP) - Cristie Kerr fired eight birdies in an eight-under par 64 on Friday to take a five-shot lead after two rounds of the US LPGA Kia Classic in Carlsbad, California.
Lima (AFP) - Martin Vizcarra was sworn in as Peru's new president Friday, catapulted to the post when Pedro Pablo Kuczynski resigned to avoid impeachment.
Los Angeles (AFP) - Mexican middleweight Saul "Canelo" Alvarez was temporarily suspended by Nevada boxing authorities on Friday over positive drug tests, putting his May 5 title rematch with Gennady Golovkin in jeopardy.
Seoul (AFP) - North Korea on Saturday agreed to hold high-level talks with Seoul next week to discuss logistics for a rare inter-Korean summit, the South's Unification Ministry said, as a diplomatic thaw on the peninsula gathers pace.
Cairo (AFP) - Egyptians will choose their next president in elections starting Monday, with President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi expected to easily secure a second four-year term.
Auckland, March 24, 2018 (AFP) - - Rain continued to plague the first Test between New Zealand and England in Auckland on Saturday but not before Henry Nicholls had reached his half century as the Black Caps inched further ahead on day three.
Düsseldorf (Germany) (AFP) - Germany head coach Joachim Loew says he knows the areas where the defending champions must improve before the World Cup after drawing 1-1 with Spain on Friday.
Sarajevo (AFP) - A new Balkan route through Bosnia has opened up for migrants, four years after a crisis in which more than one million people landed on Europe's shores.
Ankara (AFP) - Turkey on Friday condemned a statement by European Union leaders bitterly critical of Ankara's policies towards bloc members Cyprus and Greece, raising tensions just days ahead of a key summit.
Nearly 90 per cent of criminal lawyers in a survey say they've seen or been the victim of bullying and harassment - and judges are the worst culprits.
Amsterdam (AFP) - Jesse Lingard scored his first England goal as a reshaped side beat the Netherlands 1-0 in an Amsterdam friendly on Friday.
Thousands in the Far North will remain cut off from the rest of the country until mid next week after a downpour washed away a chunk of State Highway 1.
London (AFP) - British regulators on Friday began searching the London offices of Cambridge Analytica (CA), the scandal-hit communications firm at the heart of the Facebook data scandal, shortly after a judge approved a search warrant.
Paris (AFP) - Olympic champion Greg Van Avermaet and world champion Peter Sagan will face a Quick-Step onslaught as the business end of the spring classics gets underway with Gent-Wevelgem on Sunday.
Washington (AFP) - President Donald Trump abandoned a threat to shut down the US government Friday, signing off on a budget despite being "unhappy" with many of its provisions -- and warning he won't back anything similar ever again.
Austin (AFP) - World number four Jordan Spieth and seventh-ranked Rory McIlroy were ousted from the World Golf Championships Match Play Championship Friday with defeats in final group matches.
Trèbes (France) (AFP) - A gunman claiming allegiance to the Islamic State group killed three people in a shooting spree and supermarket hostage siege in southwest France on Friday before anti-terror police shot him dead.