Officials are hoping the nationwide lockdown will curb the spread of an Ebola outbreak, which has left thousands dead in Western Africa.
Historic referendum threatened to diminish Britain’s global clout.
The newly established terrorist wing claimed responsibility for a hijacking.
Two Islamist fighters were killed in clashes with security forces.
Since March, the virus has infected at least 5,000 people, killed 2,630.
Suicide bombing was aimed at African Union troops in Somalia.
Vaccinated monkeys have developed "long-term" immunity, raising prospect of successful human trials.
Group says 40% of the dead succumbed in the past three weeks.
Has been admitted to hospital with a tentative diagnosis of a tumor after suffering months of abdominal pain.
Nearly 700 artifacts were seized in police raid 11 years ago.
Rioters killed four fellow prisoners, beheading two of them.
President Nicolas Maduro announced system in supermarkets to combat food shortages and smuggling.
The attack comes amid mounting tensions over political stalemate.
Level raised amid concern over militant groups in the Middle East.
Thousands remain stranded, homeless and hungry in Srinagar.
Authorities breach a strategic dyke to ease pressure on flood defenses.
The British premier is heading to Scotland to urge voters to say 'no' to independance.
Moscow insists Syria's alleged nuclear activities be stricken from agenda.
Loans blocked for five big state banks and oil and defense business curbed.
Mark first action since France joined international coalition to fight ISIS.
Extremist militants released short clip with captive British journalist.
Hamas denied responsiblity, emphasized pledge to truce.
Agency says group may have up to 31,000 fighters in Iraq and Syria.
President Obama has ruled out a combat mission in Iraq.
Ceremonies marking 13 years since attack held in New York, Washington.
President Obama to set out "game plan" in speech Wednesday.
Two men were convicted of raping, murdering 11-year-old girl.