Iraqi security forces have shot at anti-government protesters in Baghdad, killing at least one person, and unidentified men have set fire to sit-in tents in a southern Iraqi city, police and medics said, as months-long civil unrest escalated.
The death toll from a new virus has risen to 80 with more than 2,700 confirmed cases, China's government say, after the health minister warned that the virus's ability to "spread is getting stronger.
Kobe Bryant was one of the most decorated players in basketball history who transcended the sport and became a successful businessman and Oscar winner.
Kobe Bryant, the sports icon who won five NBA championships with the Los Angeles Lakers and was often compared to Michael Jordan, has died in a helicopter crash.
Tributes are pouring in from across the globe for NBA great Kobe Bryant, killed in a helicopter crash in southern California aged 41.
The US has five confirmed cases of the new pneumonia-like virus from China, health officials said Sunday.
Hong Kong blocks entry from virus provinceResidents of the Chinese province where the new coronavirus outbreak was first reported will be banned from entering Hong Kong, as China tries to halt the rapid spread of the outbreak.
Neil Robertson has marked Australia Day by whitewashing China's Zhou Yuelong to win the European Masters and claim the 17th ranking title of his career.
Three men are in hospital after separate knife attacks in NSW.Emergency workers called to Kingswood Railway Station in Sydney's west shortly after midnight on Monday found two men with stab wounds, police said.
A woman has died after she choked on a lamington during an Australia Day lamington-eating competition in southeast Queensland, it has been reported.