Kurdish forces in northern Iraq say they have broken the IS siege of Mount Sinjar, where thousands of Yazidis and other displaced Iraqis have been trapped since August.
Secular party Nida Tounes has ruled out an alliance with Ennahda, cementing its support base.
Twin bomb attack leaves at least 30 dead in city of Jos.
Head of the U.N. Ebola response mission in West Africa says disease could spread to other parts of the world.
Legislation will withstand any legal challenge, an official said.
Cuban President Raul Castro has urged the United States to end its trade embargo after the two countries opened formal talks on restoring diplomatic relations.
Government has so far refused to suspend military action.
Demonstrators demanding resignation of President Michel Martelly.
Thousands gather in Caracas to denounce the recent approval of sanctions by the U.S.
Gains came even as oil stayed under pressure, suggesting investors see positives in lower fuel costs.
P.M. announced review into security checks on gunman.
The Pakistani city of Peshawar is burying its dead after a Taliban attack.
Tony Abbott has vowed to "sweat blood" to secure constitutional recognition for indigenous people.
Officials say united European front vital in Ukraine issue.
The Russian leader insisted that the dramatic fall in the rouble would stabilize.
Thousands protest "Islamization of the West" in Dresden.
That Brussels is looking to the Church for support is curious – religion is flagging in Europe.
Israeli FM derides Palestinian effort to set deadline for it to end occupation of territories.
The U.S. secretary of state has met the chief Palestinian negotiator to discuss timetable.
Israel's prime minister has sacked his finance and justice ministers and declared he wants parliament dissolved.
Tear gas used to disperse protesters angry at dismissal of charges against ex-President Hosni Mubarak.
White House said the strike against the big Hollywood studio was a matter of national security.
Request made after week of protests over perceived police injustices.
Martin Salia, a surgeon from Sierra Leone, died in Nebraska facility.
The U.S. Senate's new Republican leader and President Barack Obama have vowed to end political gridlock.