Rohingya violence: Aung San Suu Kyi to lead team to fight genocide charges

The announcement was posted on the Facebook page of the office of the state counsellor, a position Suu Kyi holds along with that of foreign minister. Myanmar's government releases much public information on Facebook.

Grammys 2020 nominations: Lizzo, Billie Eilish and Lil Nas X dominate

The 2020 Grammys will hand out awards in its 84 categories live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles on January 26. Nominees were selected from more than 20,000 submissions, and the final round of voting runs from Dec. 9 until Jan. 3.

Israel heads toward unprecedented third election in 12 months

If Israel is forced into a third election, it would be entering uncharted waters, with opinion polls already predicting a very similar deadlock.

Israel strikes Iranian targets in Syria; 11 reported killed

A Britain-based war monitoring group said the Israeli airstrikes killed 11 people, including seven non-Syrians who are most likely Iranians. Syrian state media only reported that two civilians were killed.

Muted launch for Google’s game-streaming service Stadia

Google's new game-streaming service Stadia demonstrates the possibilities of gaming from the cloud, but experts say it's hindered by a lack of compelling video games and a convoluted pricing scheme.

Watch: Philippe Coutinho helps Brazil beat South Korea, end winless run

Even without the injured Neymar, Brazil continued to create chances and Danilo added the third goal on the hour mark by drilling a shot past Jo Hyun-woo.

US Senate passes bill to support human rights in Hong Kong

China responded by threatening to take "strong countermeasures" if Congress proceeds with passage of the bill.

Watch: Gareth Bale in Madrid jibe after helping Wales reach Euro 2020

The forward can look forward to playing in another major tournament with Wales after helping the national team secure a place in next year's European Championship

Watch: Georgino Wijnaldum becomes first Dutch player in six years to score a hat-trick

Wijnaldum celebrated his first goal by running to the touchline with fellow midfielder Frenkie de Jong and both players held their arms next to one another in what Wijnaldum, who is black, said was a statement against racism.

Mauricio Pochettino sacked by Tottenham Hotspur

Mauricio Pochettino leaves trophyless after five years in the job, during which he transformed Tottenham Hotspur into a title contender in the Premier League and the Champions League.

Luis Enrique returns as Spain coach after daughter’s death

Luis Enrique will take over from former assistant Robert Moreno, who coached the team through qualifying for the 2020 Euros, after stepping down because of his daughter's death.

Pakistan loses income, players in international absence: PCB chief executive Wasim Khan

A top Pakistan Cricket Board official says his country has lost income and a generation of cricketers by not hosting a test match at home for a decade.

North Korea snubs US move to postpone military drill with South

Senior North Korean official Kim Yong Chol said the U.S. must completely scrap that military drill and abandon its hostility against his country if it wants to see the resumption of the nuclear negotiations.

US state’s costly anti-drug ad campaign says ‘Meth, I’m on it’, gets laughs on social media

The images featured the words, ``Meth. I'm on it.'' over photos of people in cowboy hats, in a coffee shop or on a football field. Many on social media joked about the images making it appear the people in the photos are on meth.

Frozen 2 aiming to build on the power of the original

While the first film was all about Elsa exploring her powers and being accepted by the Kingdom of Arendelle, in Frozen 2, we will witness Anna and Elsa, along with Kristoff and Olaf, embarking on a journey to uncover the truth about Elsa's past and much more.

Manchester United debt climbs 55% as club spends to halt decline

The cost of signing Harry Maguire, Aaron Wan-Bissaka and Daniel James ahead of the new season in the first quarter of the financial year was around 140 million pounds.

Paris mayor troubled by new Olympic sponsor Airbnb

Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo, who has been at odds with Airbnb in recent years, set out her issues with the platform to IOC President Thomas Bach last week after news of the sponsorship leaked.

Nawaz Sharif leaves Pakistan for medical treatment in London

Pakistan's ailing convicted former PM Sharif leaves country for medical treatment in London.

Trump’s weekend hospital visit draws a sceptical reaction

Donald Trump's unscheduled weekend visit to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center raises suspicions about his health.

Lawsuits by Michael Jackson accusers likely to be restored

Michael Jackson’s estate is suing HBO over Leaving Neverland, in which Wade Robson and James Safechuck gave director Dan Reed graphic accounts of what they said were hundreds of instances of sexual abuse by Jackson over several years.