AP, AAP, AFP, ABC, Reuters, Bloomberg

Russian-backed separatists enter southeast Ukraine town



Keep up-to-date via social media


Ebola crisis 'will get worse'

The Ebola epidemic in Liberia is set to get worse and many cases of the deadly disease are not included in the official tally, the head of the US's top public health body said Wednesday. "The cases...

US mother makes video plea for life of IS hostage

An American freelance journalist held hostage and threatened with death by Islamic militants wanted to tell the world through his writing about oppressed...

JPMorgan and four other banks hit by hackers, US official says

Computer hackers targeted JPMorgan Chase & Co. and at least four other banks in a coordinated...

Shelling kills 11 civilians in east Ukraine's Donetsk: official

Mortar bombardments have killed 11 civilians and wounded 22 more in east Ukraine's main rebel...

Russia pressured over Ukraine after border incursion claim

KIEV/DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) - Ukraine accused Russia of launching a new military incursion across its eastern border on Wednesday, as hopes quickly...

Assad is no anti-terrorism partner but a jihadist ally, France warns

Syria's Bashar al‑Assad is not the West's partner in the fight against terrorism but an...

Brazil cracks 'biggest' Amazon deforestation gang

Police in Brazil have broken up an Amazon deforestation gang considered the worst currently active, officials said.

Turkey's Erdogan to be sworn in as president

Recep Tayyip Erdogan is taking the oath of office as Turkey's first popularly elected president, a position that will keep him in the nation's...