Doha (AFP) - Yang Xu scored but then saw red for a Diego Maradona-style handball as Shandong Luneng were thrashed 4-1 by Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors in the AFC Champions League on Tuesday.
Geneva (AFP) - North Korea's foreign minister warned Tuesday Pyongyang had the power to conduct a "pre-emptive strike" on the United States, following joint US-South Korea military drills earlier this week.
An extraordinary reunion has taken place in South Africa - between a mother and her newborn girl who was kidnapped from a Cape Town hospital in 1997.
America's most prominent former military commander, David Petraeus, will plead guilty to illegally providing classified secrets to his mistress.
Moscow (AFP) - A Ukrainian airforce pilot who has been on hunger strike in a Russian jail for 81 days might be transferred to a civilian hospital if her health deteriorates, the prison service said Tuesday.
Nairobi (AFP) - Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta set fire to a giant pile of 15 tonnes of elephant ivory Tuesday, vowing to destroy the country's entire stockpile of illegal tusks by the year's end.
Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan will leave Bali's Kerobokan jail on Wednesday as Indonesia calls time after nine years on death row.
Paris (AFP) - A French court Tuesday fined a British journalist 1,000 euros ($1,100) for flying a drone over central Paris and confiscated the machine, as authorities scramble to explain a recent series of mysterious overflights.
Phnom Penh (AFP) - An investigating judge at Cambodia's UN-backed court Tuesday charged two more former Khmer Rouge cadres with crimes against humanity, days after the country's premier warned prosecuting further suspects could ignite a civil war.
Santiago (AFP) - A volcano in southern Chile erupted early Tuesday, spewing fiery plumes of lava into the night sky and forcing the evacuation of some 3,600 people in nearby towns.
Tehran (AFP) - Iran's foreign minister rejected Tuesday as "unacceptable" remarks by US President Barack Obama who said a minimum 10-year nuclear deal offered the best hope of avoiding an atomic-armed Tehran.