The US Peace Corps announced Wednesday it was pulling volunteers from Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone due to growing concerns over the spread of the deadly Ebola epidemic raging in West Africa.
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.
Adam Taylor Just 3 per cent of Russians believe separatists in Ukraine might have shot down the plane, a new poll shows.
Paul McGeough At age 11 year, Nastia Dankovtseva is too familiar with the weapons of war.
Ben Farmer and Christopher Hope Britain's ability to deal with an aggressive Russia has been "seriously degraded in recent years" and the Ukraine crisis should be a "wake-up call" to Nato, MPs will warn on Thursday.
Nick Miller Child protection groups say victims of sexual abuse have been let down by the decision not to appeal the sentence handed down to Rolf Harris.
Ruth Pollard Four donkeys lay dead at the gate of the Jabalia Elementary Girls School in Gaza, the first indication of the bloody human toll inside.
Megan Levy Working in strife-torn Gaza has exposed United Nations employee Christopher Gunness to the terror of a life lived in the constant shadow of war.
An Israeli judge has released from jail and placed under house arrest a 15-year-old American of Palestinian descent whose apparent beating by Israeli police has drawn US concern.
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.
Jan. 9 (Bloomberg) -- Russia began a counter-terrorism operation in a southern province that borders the Krasnodar region, where the Winter Olympics will be held in Sochi in less than a month, after...
Ruth Pollard AS THE night-time temperature in Syria drops closer to freezing and the rains begin, it is difficult to imagine how those who have barely survived without electricity, water or enough food this year...
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.
Eryk Bagshaw A German fisherman who found the world’s oldest message in a bottle floating in the Baltic Sea has been thwarted in his attempts to sell the treasure on eBay.
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.
LONDON, July 30 AFP - The Ebola outbreak in west Africa poses a "very serious threat" to Britain, Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond says, as England's public health authority warned the virus was out...
Jon Swaine Around a reflecting pool, a unique September 11 memorial unites families, friends and colleagues.
John Garnaut In Guangzhou LATE on Thursday night Matthew Ng dropped his head to his hands and sobbed uncontrollably as defence lawyer Chen Youxi's closing submission reached its climax.
Ben Doherty, Khudayar Khan In Islamabad PAKISTAN has said it was an ''intelligence failure'' it had no idea Osama bin Laden was living on its soil, but few in international intelligence believe no one in the government and military...
A woman's bid to avoid paying a train fare nearly cost her the life of her daughter in Buenos Aires, Argentina.