Ishaan Tharoor The worst Ebola outbreak in history has put a number of countries in West Africa in lockdown, led to the deaths of nearly 700 people since February and brought new reports of doctors, including...
Adam Nossiter and Nicola Clark An Air Algérie jetliner with 116 people on board crashed early Thursday in a remote area of Mali near the borders with Burkina Faso and Niger, officials said.
Convicted paedophile Rolf Harris will not see his jail term challenged by the British government's chief legal adviser for being too lenient.
International observers turned back from Ukrainian crash site as a government official said the area near the zone had been mined by pro-Russian separatists.
Nick Miller The Australian entertainer's five year and nine month sentence over sex offences not likely to be deemed 'unduly lenient', says Attorney General.
Daniel Flitton The Defence Minister in Kiev wears three stars on his shoulder. The Ukrainian army commander fighting rebels in the east has four stars.
Aziz El Yaakoubi Rival militias fighting for control of Tripoli airport agreed on Wednesday to a temporary ceasefire to allow firefighters to try to control a huge blaze at a fuel depot hit by a rocket.
Ben Hubbard and Jodi Rudoren The UN had told the Israeli military 17 times that the school in Gaza's biggest refugee camp was a shelter, but it was not enough to save them from deadly shelling.
Saliou Samb At least 34 people, including several children, were killed in a stampede at a beachside rap concert celebrating the end of Ramadan in Guinea's capital Conakry.
Adam Taylor Just 3 per cent of Russians believe separatists in Ukraine might have shot down the plane, a new poll shows.
Mirwais Harooni Afghan presidential contender Abdullah Abdullah's camp rejected preliminary results of the country's election on Monday as a "coup" against the people.
Michael Bachelard The victor has promised to attack corruption and cronyism, improve health, education and infrastructure, and focus on delivering services.
Mik Grigg and Amy Cooper From launch parties to scouting for bachelors, here is a rundown of last week's events in and around Sydney and Melbourne.
Mik Grigg & Jo Casamento From luncheons to opening nights, here's a rundown of last week's events in and around Sydney and Melbourne.
Barton Gellman, Julie Tate and Ashkan Soltani Ordinary internet users far outnumber legally targeted foreigners in the communications intercepted by the NSA from US digital networks.
A 12-year-old girl has been killed and eight other civilians wounded in an Iraqi airstrike on a Kurdish-held town in Iraq's northern province of Salahuddin, a Kurdish security forces official said.
Michael Forsythe The Chinese government executed 13 people in the Xinjiang region Monday, part of an intensifying response to growing violence in the region that is spreading to other parts of the country.
Christine Kim and Sohee Kim South Korea suffered its second serious transport accident in just over two weeks on Friday when a subway train in the capital, Seoul, crashed into a train at a station, injuring more then 235 people...
Azam Ahmed and Haris Kakar More than 2000 people are trapped after a landslide smashed into a village in a remote mountainous area of northeastern Afghanistan on Friday, a spokesman for the local governor said, prompting a...
Abdi Sheikh and Feisal Omar At least six people were killed in Mogadishu on Saturday, including a senior city council official, when a remotely controlled bomb planted by al Shabaab insurgents exploded on a busy street in the...