U.S. expands Ebola screenings at airports, as congress members advocate travel ban
Calls have mounted for a travel ban from West Africa from Members of the US Congress
Female African journalist, 2 others, win 2014 Courage in Journalism Award
All three journalists have faced threat to their lives.
Second Texas health care worker tests positive for Ebola
The employee reported a fever on Tuesday and was immediately isolated.
Israel condemns Britain’s vote to back Palestinian statehood
Israel says the international recognition was sending a troubling message to the Palestinian leadership.
UN urges parties to address root cause of Gaza conflict
“I do not want my successors or yours to make conferences such as this a ritual.”
World leaders urge Egypt to release Al Jazeera staff
Many world leaders show support for Al Jazeera staff to be freed as the TV network marks UNGA with viral campaign for #FreeAJstaff.
Afghan President, Karzai, signs death warrants of five Kabul rapists
The five had been sentenced to death in swift trials earlier this month.
Cuba sends 461 doctors, nurses to help fight Ebola in West Africa
The Ebola virus has killed at least 2,500 people in West Africa.
40 Malaysian victims in Ukraine air crash identified
There were 298 people aboard flight MH17 when it crashed in Ukraine.
Nigerian Govt warns embassies over fraudulent visa agents
The government threatens to send security agents after errant embassies
Paedophile Priest: Pope accepts retirement of culpable cardinal
Sean Brady would be replaced by his 52-year-old deputy, Monsignor Eamon Martin.
Gaza: After journalist killings, potential violations must be investigated
On July 9, a driver for the local agency Media 24, Hamid Shihab, was killed when his car marked as press was hit by an Israeli strike.
Ebola: American doctor treated with Zmapp recovers, discharged from hospital
Mr. Brantly was treated with experimental drug, Zmapp.
CPJ: New York Times reporter barred from leaving Afghanistan
CPJ says denying journalists freedom of movement is nothing more than a form of intimidation at a time Afghanistan needs independent reporting
One shot as U.S. protesters defy curfew over killing of black teenager
Police fired tear gas and arrested seven people for defying the curfew