|Chaos in Monrovia; Ebola death toll rises to 1,350
Riot police and soldiers acting on their president's orders used scrap wood and barbed wire to seal off 50,000 people inside their Liberian slum Wednesday, trying to contain the Ebola outbreak that has killed 1,350 people and counting across West Africa.
|Father of Norway mass murderer asks: What if?
The father of Anders Behring Breivik, the Norwegian who killed 77 people in 2011, has written a book that questions his behavior as a parent.
|Tourists evacuated amid Iceland volcano concerns
Authorities have evacuated tourists from an area north of Iceland's largest glacier amid increased seismic activity around a volcano in the past few days.
|Lawyer says arrested Americans under suicide watch
A lawyer says an American couple arrested on suspicion of murdering the woman's mother on Indonesia's tourist island of Bali are being held under a suicide watch.
|Merkel's Ukraine role mirrors rising German ambition
Chancellor Angela Merkel's emergence as a leader in efforts to resolve Ukraine's crisis — showcased by a visit to Kiev this weekend — underlines Germany's increasing ambition to transform itself from economic power to diplomatic heavyweight.
|Chinese, Russian media turn Ferguson back on US
Chinese and Russian state media have seized on the U.S. police shooting of a unarmed black 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri, and ensuing protests to fire back at Washington's criticisms of their own governments, portraying the United States as a land of inequality and brutal police tactics.
|North Korea insults John Kerry over his looks
In its latest personal attack on a prominent official, North Korea has called U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry a wild dog with a "hideous lantern jaw."
|4 suspects arrested over IRA letter-bomb campaign
Northern Ireland police say they have arrested four people suspected of organizing an Irish Republican Army letter-bomb campaign.
|Fighting in eastern Ukraine kills 43 in 24 hours
Ukrainian troops are fighting to gain control of the rebel-held city of Donetsk and a major railroad and a highway that leads to Russia.
|Argentina seeks to end default through bond change
Argentina's government plans to change the way it pays holders of the country's debt as a way to end the default triggered by a legal battle with U.S. investors.