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How strong is the U.S.-Turkey alliance against the Islamic State? NPR's Scott Simon speaks with former U.S. Ambassador to Turkey, Francis Ricciardone....
Among more extreme Islamists, sympathies for the so-called Islamic State are growing — especially in Egypt, where some Islamists are being arrested ...
The U.N. health agency said Saturday that the number of confirmed, probable and suspected cases of Ebola has risen to 10,141. Of those, 4,922 people h...

World

BBC
The number of cases in the Ebola outbreak passes 10,000, with 4,922 deaths, the World Health Organization's latest report says....
World number one Serena Williams beats Caroline Wozniacki in a third set tie-break to reach the WTA final in Singapore....
New Zealand shock Australia in the Four Nations with a resounding victory that ended the hosts' 16-match winning run....
Iran defies an international campaign and hangs a woman who killed a man she said was trying to sexually abuse her....
The rest of Europe expects the UK to settle a £1.7bn EU budget demand "and that's that", a vice president of the European Parliament has said....

Europe

BBC
The rest of Europe expects the UK to settle a £1.7bn EU budget demand "and that's that", a vice president of the European Parliament has said....
Picasso Museum in Paris reopens after a five-year renovation...
Vladimir Putin says for the first time that Russia helped Ukraine's ex-President Viktor Yanukovych to flee after he was ousted in February....
Envelopes containing an unknown yellow powder have been sent to five consulates in the Turkish city of Istanbul, officials say....
Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana, founders of the Dolce & Gabbana fashion house, are cleared by an Italian court of tax evasion....

Canada

CBC
CBC News has learned Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, the man who attacked Parliament Hill and killed a reservist on Wednesday, drove around for ...
When the sentencing process for Moncton, N.B., RCMP killer Justin Christien Bourque unfolds starting Monday, the legal community will ...
In the wake of this week's attacks in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu and Ottawa, the Conservative government is poised to bring in new laws ...
The family of a soldier from Halifax are afraid for his life as he struggles with what he believes to be an undiagnosed case of post-t...
MPs, political staff and parliamentary personnel are struggling with emotions, two days after a gunman was killed in a shootout in the...

Australia-Pacific

ABC
The Wanderers will take a 1-0 aggregate lead into the second leg of the ACL final after a hard-fought win over Al-Hilal....
Adelaide has won the Cox Plate at Moonee Valley for Aidan O'Brien, beating Fawkner and Silent Achiever....
Mosques around the country have thrown open their doors today as part of a government initiative to "shake away misconceptions" about the faith. ...

Middle East

BBC
Iran defies an international campaign and hangs a woman who killed a man she said was trying to sexually abuse her....
Egypt declares a three-month state of emergency in parts of the Sinai Peninsula after two attacks there killed at least 31 soldiers....
A complaint that human rights regulations were breached when the Formula 1 Grand Prix was staged in Bahrain "merits further examination", a UK governm...
New video footage show a US air strike hitting an Islamic State position on a hill near the embattled Syrian town of Kobane....
Tunisian security forces storm a house in a Tunis suburb to end a stand-off with armed militants, killing six people, officials say....

Asia-Pacific

BBC
One of Vietnam's richest men, Ha Van Tham, is arrested by police on suspicion of lending fraud, authorities say....
A Malaysian diplomat appears briefly in court on charges of attempted rape in the New Zealand city of Wellington after being extradited....
Pakistan's here today, gone tomorrow militant factions...
How an iconic Indian football club fell on hard times...
The hardship posting which may have inspired an English idiom...

South-Asia

BBC
One of Vietnam's richest men, Ha Van Tham, is arrested by police on suspicion of lending fraud, authorities say....
A Malaysian diplomat appears briefly in court on charges of attempted rape in the New Zealand city of Wellington after being extradited....
Pakistan's here today, gone tomorrow militant factions...
How an iconic Indian football club fell on hard times...
The hardship posting which may have inspired an English idiom...

Business

BBC
The rest of Europe expects the UK to settle a £1.7bn EU budget demand "and that's that", a vice president of the European Parliament has said....
One of Vietnam's richest men, Ha Van Tham, is arrested by police on suspicion of lending fraud, authorities say....
Brazil's election highlights huge economic disparities...
Shareholders in US banana distributor Chiquita vote against a merger deal with Irish rival Fyffes in favour of a higher offer....
Ukraine and Russia find "consensus" on a deal to end their gas dispute, according to the boss of Ukraine's state gas firm....
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