|Islamic State group issues new curriculum in Iraq
The extremist-held Iraqi city of Mosul is set to usher in a new school year. But unlike years past, there will be no art or music. Classes about history, literature and Christianity have been "permanently annulled."
|Sierra Leone: WHO too slow to help doc with Ebola
Sierra Leone is accusing the World Health Organization of being "sluggish" in facilitating an evacuation of a doctor who died from Ebola before she could be sent out of the country for medical care.
|Olympic body: Pistorius free to compete
The chief executive of South Africa's Olympic committee says Oscar Pistorius is free to compete, even after his conviction for culpable homicide in the shooting death of his girlfriend.
|Queen to Scots: Think carefully about future
Queen Elizabeth II has made her first comments about this week's Scottish independence vote, urging Scots to "think very carefully about the future."
|Egypt: Qatar ordered Islamists out within 2 months
Egypt's interior minister says authorities will hunt down exiled Muslim Brotherhood leaders with the help of Interpol, after Qatar ordered leaders there to leave despite initially hosting them following the ouster of Egypt's Islamist President Mohammed Morsi.
|Merkel leads Berlin rally against anti-Semitism
Chancellor Angela Merkel has led a rally against anti-Semitism, telling thousands of people in Berlin that Jewish life is part of Germany's identity.
|2 dead in Slovenia floods, Croatia also hit hard
Authorities in Slovenia say two people have died in new floods that hit the Balkans this weekend after heavy rains.
|Gaza children return to school after war
Some half million Gaza children are making a delayed return to school after a devastating 50-day war with Israel that killed more than 2,100 Palestinians and damaged hundreds of school buildings.
|Cameron: Islamic State poses 'massive' security threat
Britain's prime minister says Islamic State terrorists pose a "massive" security threat that cannot be ignored.
|2,000 people under threat of floods in Croatia
Croatian authorities say about 2,000 people need to be evacuated from fresh floods that have hit the Balkans.