Sunday, October 19, 2014
The World Health Organization bungled efforts to halt the spread of Ebola in West Africa, an internal report revealed Friday, as U.S. President Barack Obama named a trusted political adviser to take control of America's frenzied response to the epidemic.
Cameroon said Friday its army killed 107 Boko Haram fighters, while a police officer told AFP at least 30 civilians were murdered by the Islamist guerrilla group before the ambush.
Twenty-two people, most of them women and children, have been hacked and clubbed to death by Ugandan rebels in the troubled east of the Democratic Republic of Congo just days after a similar massacre.
Architect Frank Gehry opened his latest project on Friday, the more than 100-million-euro (US$126 million) Louis Vuitton Foundation in Paris, which has bowled over critics.
German rail travelers on Saturday faced delays and disruptions on one of autumn's busiest travel weekends as the train drivers' union began one of its largest strikes in recent years.
The gay marriage debate arrived within walking distance of the Vatican on Saturday as Rome's mayor registered 16 gay marriages celebrated abroad in open defiance of Italy's government.
The United Nations has urged rival militias in western Libya to observe a truce for at least four days from Saturday to facilitate humanitarian aid for civilians trapped by the fighting.
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A man convicted of first-degree murder for fatally shooting a teenager in an argument over loud music outside a Florida convenience store was sentenced Friday to life in prison without parole.
Four men appeared in a British court on Friday charged with an alleged terror plot to shoot to kill police officers or soldiers on the streets of London, and with allegedly pledging allegiance to the Islamic State organization.