China’s President Xi Jinping secured Maldivian support on Monday for a “21st century maritime silk road” as he began a South Asian tour in the strategically located Indian Ocean atoll nation.
World powers quiet on Syria
Django Unchained star Daniele Watts has accused the Los Angeles police of racism after they briefly detained the African American actress and her white husband on suspicion of engaging in prostitution
British PM warns Scottish independence would be ‘painful divorce’
Prince Harry celebrated his 30th birthday on Monday with a beer after the closing concert of his inaugural multi-sport event for wounded troops, and in the knowledge that he will now receive a fortune
In a separate incident, dozens were feared drowned after a boat carrying 200 migrants sank off Libya, with only 36 survivors rescued
Valencia and Sevilla continued their unbeaten starts to the Spanish season to move within two points of leaders Barcelona thanks to victories over Espanyol and Getafe respectively on Sunday.
Manager Louis van Gaal urged Angel di Maria to give even more after he inspired Manchester United to a 4-0 victory over Queens Park Rangers on his home debut.
Rising Swiss star Belinda Bencic upset two-time Grand Slam champion Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-3, 6-0 in the first round of the Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo on Monday, maintaining recent impressive form.
Afghanistan’s disputed presidential election inched towards a possible conclusion on Monday with a senior government official hailing a “breakthrough” in talks between the two candidates, who both cla