• >IS accused of Iraq ethnic cleansing
    Amnesty International says it has proof Islamic State militants have launched a campaign of ethnic cleansing against minorities in northern Iraq.
    - 1 min ago, 2 Sep 14, 12:59pm -
  • >US 'targets al-Shabab's leader'
    The US military carries out air strikes in Somalia, reportedly targeting the leader of militant group al-Shabab, though it is unclear if he was hit.
    - 1 min ago, 2 Sep 14, 12:59pm -
  • >Survivor singer Jamison dies aged 63
    Jimi Jamison, the lead singer for US rock band Survivor, who sang and co-wrote the theme tune for hit TV series Baywatch, dies aged 63.
    - 3 mins ago, 2 Sep 14, 12:56pm -
  • >Russian sex geckos die in orbit
    Five gecko lizards sent into orbit on a Russian space satellite as part of a sex experiment have all died, the Russian space agency says.
    - 8 mins ago, 2 Sep 14, 12:51pm -
  • >McDormand picks up Venice award
    Oscar-winning actress Frances McDormand is honoured with the visionary talent award at the Venice Film Festival.
    - 10 mins ago, 2 Sep 14, 12:49pm -
  • >Russia 'to alter military doctrine'
    Russia is to adjust its military doctrine as a result of the Ukraine crisis and Nato's increasing presence in eastern Europe, a top Russian official says.
    - 25 mins ago, 2 Sep 14, 12:34pm -
  • >Clegg defends UK terror response
    The UK can take action to stop British jihadists re-entering the country without flouting the law, Nick Clegg insists.
    - 39 mins ago, 2 Sep 14, 12:20pm -
  • >Ashya case under review, says CPS
    The parents of Ashya King have had their case put under "immediate review", the Crown Prosecution Service says.
    - 43 mins ago, 2 Sep 14, 12:16pm -
  • >Uber banned across Germany by court
    A Frankfurt court tells car pick-up service Uber to stop taking passengers or face a fine because it lacks permits to operate in Germany.
    - 55 mins ago, 2 Sep 14, 12:04pm -
  • >Pakistan MPs hold emergency session
    A joint session of parliament begins in Pakistan as PM Nawaz Sharif seeks to gain support against protesters calling for his resignation.
    - 2 hours ago, 2 Sep 14, 11:21am -


New York Times


  • >Eating cockroaches in China
    I've eaten some unusual things on the road.
    - 3 hours ago, 2 Sep 14, 9:54am -
  • >NATO to form special Russia unit
    NATO members are expected to create "a very high-readiness force" to deal with Russian aggression in Ukraine, NATO's Secretary General says.
    - 3 hours ago, 2 Sep 14, 9:46am -
  • >Human Ebola vaccine trial to begin
    This week, an experimental vaccine will be given to three healthy people to check for side effects as health workers battle the rapidly spreading disease.
    - 3 hours ago, 2 Sep 14, 9:37am -
  • >Week in 36 mesmerizing photos

    - 3 hours ago, 2 Sep 14, 9:36am -
  • >U.S. military conducts operation in Somalia
    U.S. military forces conducted an operation Monday against the Al-Shabaab network in Somalia, Pentagon press secretary Rear Adm. John Kirby said.
    - 3 hours ago, 2 Sep 14, 9:33am -
  • >UK proposes seizing passports in ISIS fight
    Prime Minister David Cameron wants to give police temporary power to seize passports of British citizens suspected of trying to travel to aid ISIS.
    - 3 hours ago, 2 Sep 14, 9:33am -
  • >U.N. to probe ISIS abuses in Iraq
    The United Nations Human Rights Council said Monday they will send a special mission to Iraq to investigate human rights abuses and war crimes allegedly committed by ISIS.
    - 3 hours ago, 2 Sep 14, 9:33am -
  • >FBI, Apple investigate nude photo leak
    A hacker's leak of nude photos of Jennifer Lawrence and other female celebrities is now a case for the FBI.
    - 4 hours ago, 2 Sep 14, 8:37am -
  • >CNN mourns loss of photojournalist Sarmad Qaseera
    CNN lost a much loved and respected colleague Monday with the sudden passing of photojournalist Sarmad Qaseera. A longtime member of CNN's Baghdad bureau, Sarmad had to flee his country in 2006 after death threats, eventually settling in the United S…
    - 7 hours ago, 2 Sep 14, 6:15am -
  • >Pakistan military denies reports of possible PM resignation
    With protests raging in the streets of Islamabad, Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif met with military leaders Monday to discuss the option of resigning for three months, a government official with direct knowledge told CNN.
    - 7 hours ago, 2 Sep 14, 6:09am -

Washington Post


  • >Kremlin adviser says military strategy to reflect Ukraine crisis, NATO expansion - RIA
    MOSCOW (Reuters) - A top Kremlin security adviser said threats to Russia from the situation in Ukraine and NATO enlargement in eastern Europe would be key factors as Moscow reviews its military strategy.
    - 4 mins ago, 2 Sep 14, 12:55pm -
  • >Philippines Congress dismisses impeachment motions against Aquino
    MANILA (Reuters) - Lawmakers allied with Philippine President Benigno Aquino on Tuesday threw out three impeachment motions in the House of Representatives, the first political challenge to the popular leader in four years.
    - 20 mins ago, 2 Sep 14, 12:39pm -
  • >Pakistan PM chairs joint parliament session as crisis deepens
    ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif chaired a joint session of parliament on Tuesday as a deepening crisis over violent protests demanding his resignation prompted fears of an army intervention.
    - 32 mins ago, 2 Sep 14, 12:27pm -
  • >Ebola threatens food security in West Africa - FAO
    ROME (Reuters) - The world's worst Ebola epidemic has put harvests at risk and sent food prices soaring in West Africa, the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said on Tuesday, warning the problem would intensify in coming months.
    - 2 hours ago, 2 Sep 14, 11:04am -
  • >Britain rejects London mayor's 'Boris Island' airport plan
    LONDON (Reuters) - A plan to build a major new airport to the east of London was rejected by a government-appointed commission on Tuesday, dealing a blow to its high-profile backer, the city's mayor Boris Johnson.
    - 2 hours ago, 2 Sep 14, 10:34am -
  • >Australia to step up formal partnership with NATO at summit
    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia is set to step up its partnership with NATO, its foreign minister said on Tuesday, as the country pursues a bigger role in global crises from Iraq and Syria to Ukraine.
    - 3 hours ago, 2 Sep 14, 9:58am -
  • >Hong Kong police arrest 19 in pro-democracy scuffles
    HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong police said on Tuesday they arrested 19 people during scuffles with pro-democracy activists prompted by China's decision not to allow the Asian financial hub to choose its next leader.
    - 5 hours ago, 2 Sep 14, 8:25am -
  • >Fiji says Syrian rebels want compensation, removal from terror list
    EIN ZIVAN Golan Heights/SYDNEY (Reuters) - Islamist fighters who seized dozens of Fijian soldiers serving as U.N. peacekeepers on the Golan Heights last week are demanding that their group be removed from a global terrorism list and that compensation…
    - 5 hours ago, 2 Sep 14, 7:44am -
  • >Afghan talks on unity government collapse; crisis deepens
    KABUL (Reuters) - Talks on a power-sharing deal between Afghanistan's rival presidential candidates have collapsed, a top leader said on Monday, rekindling fears of ethnic unrest over disputed election results.
    - 13 hours ago, 2 Sep 14, 12:15am -
  • >Iran's Zarif 'quite optimistic' of Iran nuclear agreement
    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif voiced optimism after talks with European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton on Monday that a dispute over Tehran's nuclear programme can be resolved by a Nov. 24 deadline.
    - 13 hours ago, 2 Sep 14, 12:13am -