JAKARTA Indonesian President Joko Widodo has created a buzz on social media after a video sequence shown at the opening ceremony of the 18th Asian Games culminated with the 57-year-old leader roaring into Jakarta's main stadium on a powerful motorbike.
SYDNEY Australian champion thoroughbred Winx claimed a Group 1 race named in her honor at Royal Randwick on Saturday to notch a national record 26th successive win and overhaul the great Black Caviar.
LONDON A doctor who worked as a physician to Britain's Queen Elizabeth has been killed after colliding with a truck as he cycled through central London.
LONDON Thomas Markle has not spoken to his daughter Meghan since her star-studded wedding to Britain's Prince Harry and fears she will not contact him again, the Sun newspaper reported on Monday.
LONDON Trinidad-born British author V.S. Naipaul, who won the Nobel Prize for literature in 2001, has died at his home in London aged 85, the BBC reported on Saturday. | Video
SYDNEY Australians by the dozen are demanding portraits of Britain's Queen Elizabeth, after a news item drew attention to an obscure rule entitling them to such articles from local politicians.
AMIENS, France Britain and France on Tuesday marked 100 years since the decisive battle of Amiens that put Europe on the path to the end of World War One, in a sober ceremony in the northern French city's Gothic cathedral. | Video
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The Zambian slum of Chibolya is notorious for crime and drugs, but acrobat Gift Chansa wants to get the township's youth hooked on a very different high - circus.
(This July 24 story corrects name of U.S. government's HIV program to PEPFAR in the penultimate paragraph.) | Video
LONDON The London gospel choir that was watched by millions when it performed at the wedding of Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, is to release a debut album this year after signing a record deal with Sony Music. | Video
LONDON The half-sister of Meghan Markle, who married Britain's Prince Harry in May, hinted on Monday she might go on the British celebrity version of the Big Brother reality show.
Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, learns the royal ropes a month after marrying into the family.
Serena Williams defeated Kristyna Pliskova in the first round of the French Open, her first Grand Slam appearance since the Australian Open in 2017, when she won it while pregnant with daughter Alexis Olympia.
Scenes from the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.
Guests arrive at the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.
Royal fans around the world watch the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.
Meghan Markle picked a sleek sculpted dress by British designer Clare Waight Keller of Givenchy, worn with a five-meter long veil and a sparkling diamond tiara lent by Queen Elizabeth.