Argentina have little time to recover from one of the biggest shocks in World Cup history as they take on Mexico in today’s late game. Beaten by Saudi Arabia, Lionel Messi’s quest to finally win the biggest trophy in the game got off to the worst possible start. Tipped as favourites after a 36-man unbeaten streak and a Copa America win to boot, the manner of their performance – albeit against an excellent Saudi side – will be of huge concern.
Equatorial Guinea's ruler Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo has been re-elected to a sixth term as president with 94.9 percent of the votes cast, election officials announced on Saturday, putting turnout for the vote at 98 percent.
The foreign minister of ex-Soviet Belarus, who this year dismissed concerns that Russia would send troops to Ukraine from his country, has died at the age of 64, the Belta news agency reported Saturday.
World number three and reigning British Open champion Cameron Smith overcame a final round challenge and electrical storms to win the Australian PGA Championships for a third time Sunday by three strokes.
A deadly fire in China's northwest Xinjiang region has spurred an outpouring of anger at the country's zero-Covid policy, as Beijing fights growing public fatigue over its hardline approach to containing the coronavirus.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said his country aimed to have the world's most powerful nuclear force as he celebrated the launch of its newest intercontinental ballistic missile at a ceremony with his young daughter, state media reported Sunday.
France became the first team to qualify in the last 16 of the World Cup as Argentina rebounded from a shocking upset in their opener with a win against Mexico. See some of the images from these matches.