Indian Wells (United States) (AFP) - Australian Open champion Li Na overcame familiar foe Zheng Jie 6-1, 7-5 on Saturday to reach the third round of the Indian Wells hardcourt tennis tournament.
A Syrian rebel stronghold town near the Lebanon border has been seized by government forces after weeks of fighting.
Seoul (AFP) - North Koreans vote Sunday in a pre-determined election for a rubber-stamp parliament -- an exercise that doubles as a national head count and may offer clues to power shifts in Pyongyang.
Rio Grande (Puerto Rico) (AFP) - New Zealand's Danny Lee fired three consecutive birdies on both the front and back nines Saturday to pull within a stroke of leader Chesson Hadley at the Puerto Rico Open.
Vietnamese ships are on the way to oil slicks which have been spotted in the sea where a Malaysia Airlines jet carrying 239 people mysteriously vanished.
By Arshad Mohammed and Roberta Rampton
WASHINGTON/KEY LARGO, Florida (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry warned Russia on Saturday that any steps to annex Ukraine's Crimea re...
Sopot (Poland) (AFP) - New Zealand's record-breaking shot putter Valerie Adams savoured the "very sweet" defence of her world indoor title on Saturday, coming after a return to the field following surgery.
Rome (AFP) - Two passengers on a Malaysia Airlines passenger aircraft that went missing in Asia with 239 people on board appeared to have been travelling on stolen EU passports, it emerged Saturday.
Miami (AFP) - Japan's Hideki Matsuyama apologized to Ian Poulter before they played together in Saturday's third round of a World Golf Championships event after the Englishman called Matsuyama an "idiot" in a Twitter tirade.
Birmingham (United Kingdom) (AFP) - Olympic champion Li Xuerui avenged the most shocking setback of her career by overcoming Thailand's teen sensation Ratchanok Intanon to reach the final of the All-England Open championships on Saturday.
ROME (Reuters) - Pope Francis named top laymen from the worlds of finance and economics on Saturday to a new Vatican Council for the Economy, intended to improve scrutiny of the Holy See's scandal-pla...
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