|Experimental Ebola drug heals all monkeys in study
An experimental Ebola drug healed all 18 monkeys infected with the deadly virus in a study, boosting hopes that the treatment might help fight the outbreak raging through West Africa.
|Palestinian leader say Hamas caused prolonged war
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has accused Hamas of needlessly extending fighting in the Gaza Strip, causing a high death toll.
|At least 25 trapped in mine landslide in Nicaragua
Rescuers are working to reach at least 25 miners trapped in a gold mine landslide in northern Nicaragua.
|Brazil's economy slips into a recession
Brazil's government says the country's gross domestic product contracted 0.6 percent in the second quarter compared with the previous three months, sending the country's economy into a recession.
|Britain raises terror threat level
Britain's Home Secretary Theresa May says the country has raised the terror threat level from substantial to severe, but says there is no specific threat.
|Dozens of planes grounded in German pilot strike
Thousands of passengers are feeling the impact of a pilots strike in Germany after negotiations between the country's biggest airline Lufthansa and the union representing pilots collapsed over a long-running dispute regarding wages and early retirement benefits.
|Israel identifies body as missing American student
Israeli police say a recently found body has been identified after a forensic investigation as that of a U.S. religious student who disappeared while hiking in Jerusalem last week.
|Malaysia Airlines to cut 6,000 staff in overhaul
Malaysia Airlines will shed 6,000 workers as part of an overhaul to revive its damaged brand after being hit by double passenger jet disasters.
|UN: Pro-Russian rebels, Ukraine target civilians
Around three dozen people a day are being killed in eastern Ukraine where both sides target civilians in violation of international law and the death toll has risen to at least 2,220, the U.N. human rights office said Friday.
|WHO: More Ebola cases in past week than any other
The World Health Organization says the past week has seen the highest increase of Ebola cases since the outbreak began, more evidence that the crisis is worsening.