Rattled by attacks on its soldiers and the assassination of the top prosecutor, Egypt is set to pass sweeping legislation critics say grants police impunity, censors media and further restricts freedoms.
Islamic State fighters seized a Syrian town back from Kurdish-led forces near Raqqa city on Monday, a group monitoring the war reported, recovering ground near its de facto capital two days after it was pummelled in heavy U.S.-led air strikes.
The topsy-turvy troubled relationship between the Nigeria Football Federation and their coach Stephen "Big Boss" Keshi has ended with the NFF sacking him because "he is not committed enough" to the job, the NFF said in a statement.
Late last night, alone in his Dhaka hotel room, just before he put aside the plots and plans for the next step of South Africa's tour of Bangladesh, coach Russell Domingo might have allowed himself a quiet smile.
Andre Greipel of team Lotto Jumbo won the second stage of the Tour de France in a sprint finish in the northern Netherlands yesterday, but Fabian Cancellara took over the yellow jersey thanks to a four-second time bonus for finishing third.
Dr Michael Mol and John Berry's new cookbook is aimed at the everyday family cook who has their eye on healthier meals, but that doesn't mean dessert is off the menu. Try their recipe for chocolate tartlets
In late June, as much of the nation mourned the killing of nine parishioners in a Charleston, South Carolina, church, The Daily Stormer, a white supremacist website, was busy posting articles on a different issue: black crime against white people.