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Ebola outbreak sept. 13 2014
Sep 16, 2014
9:48 am
Obama, who has called the epidemic a national security crisis, has faced criticism for not doing more to stem the outbreak.
Sep 17, 2014
8:59 am
Syria airstrike sept. 11 2014
The death toll from the bombardment is expected to rise because dozens of people including children were in critical condition, the Observatory said.
Need to Know, Syria
Sep 16, 2014
12:55 pm
Dempsey ambika
Nearly 300 US military advisers are currently working with Iraqi government forces in their fight against the extremist group.
Need to Know, Iraq
Sep 16, 2014
9:21 am
Iraq air strike aug. 18 2014
Syria has offered to join a coalition the US is assembling to fight Islamic State, but Western governments see President Bashar al-Assad as part of the problem.
Sep 16, 2014
8:36 am
Ukraine eu agreement sept. 16 2014
'No nation has ever paid such a high price to become Europeans,' Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said.
Need to Know, Europe
Sep 15, 2014
12:49 pm
Egypt trial june 7 2014
Egyptian authorities have since arrested thousands of Brotherhood supporters, sentencing hundreds to death or long prison sentences.
Egypt, Need to Know
Sep 15, 2014
11:00 am
Hurricane odile sept. 14 2014
The weather service said Odile was expected to slow as it pushed north-northwest along the desert peninsula.
Sep 15, 2014
10:10 am
France iraq conference sept. 15 2014
France has said it is ready to join US air strikes in Iraq but says legal and military limitations make it more difficult in Syria.
Need to Know, France
Sep 14, 2014
3:15 pm
Ebola guinea sept. 13 2014
WHO's director general Margaret Chan welcomed the Cuban aid, the largest offer of a foreign medical team from a single country during the outbreak.
Need to Know, Cuba
Sep 14, 2014
1:41 pm
Ukraine fighting sept. 14 2014
Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko heads to Washington this week to meet President Barack Obama, seeking to secure a 'special status' alliance with the US.
Need to Know, Europe
Sep 14, 2014
12:59 pm
North korea jan. 13 2014
North Korea has yet to announce a trial date for another US citizen Jeffrey Fowle, from Miamisburg, Ohio, who was arrested in May.
Sep 14, 2014
10:23 am
Hong kong protests sept. 14 2014
Beijing this summer has made it clear it will not allow fully-democratic elections.
Need to Know, China
Sep 14, 2014
10:49 am
Tony abbott sept. 6 2014
Meanwhile, US Secretary of State John Kerry is touring the Middle East to try to secure backing for the plan.
Sep 14, 2014
8:57 am
Kurdish fighters sept. 11 2014
He is facing increasing pressure to sanction airstrikes against IS following the beheading of British hostage David Haines.
Sep 13, 2014
6:30 pm
Islamic state militant 2014 09 12
The Sunni extremist group reportedly said it executed David Haines and threatened to kill another British hostage.
Sep 13, 2014
6:31 am
Kerry egypt 2014 09 13
The United States says it is "comfortable" it can forge an alliance, but will it end up finding itself out on a limb?
Sep 13, 2014
11:53 am
Ugandan amisom 2014 09 13
The US warns that the Al Qaeda-linked insurgents from Somalia could try to exact revenge for a US airstrike that killed the militant group's commander.
Sep 13, 2014
10:03 am
Brazil marina silva
The longtime green activist running for president has even come out in favor of genetically modified crops.
Sep 12, 2014
2:03 pm
Ebola health worker sept. 7 2014
Pledges of equipment and money are coming in, but 500-600 foreign experts and at least 1,000 local health workers are needed on the ground.
Africa, Need to Know
Sep 12, 2014
11:09 am
Ukraine bomb shelter sept. 12 2014
The new US sanctions tighten the financial noose on six Russian banks as well.
Need to Know, Europe
Sep 11, 2014
5:39 pm
Catalan independence spain protests
Nothing says 'we are a nation' like thousands of people holding hands.

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