|Australian woman arrested in deaths of 8 children
An Australian woman was arrested in the killings of eight children, seven of whom are believed to be her own, police said Saturday. The children were found dead inside the woman's home.
|Bombings kill 10 in Iraq
Iraqi authorities say bombs targeting commercial streets and an army patrol have killed 10 people around Baghdad.
|WHO: Recorded Ebola deaths top 7,000
The World Health Organization says the worst Ebola outbreak on record has now killed more than 7,000 people, with many of the latest deaths reported in Sierra Leone.
|Sierra Leone peacekeepers to leave Somalia mission
A Sierra Leone military official says the country is withdrawing from the African Union peacekeeping force in Somalia after being blocked from rotating its soldiers over concerns about the spread of Ebola.
|Hopes, fears, doubts surround Cuba's oil future
One of the most prolific oil and gas basins on the planet sits just off Cuba's northwest coast, and the thaw in relations with the United States is giving rise to hopes that Cuba can now get in on the action.
|Afghan leader's two-man government raises concerns
President Ashraf Ghani has promised a complete overhaul of Afghanistan's government to root out corruption and incompetence, but after three months in office, three missed deadlines and countless promises, he and his election rival-turned-deputy have yet to appoint a single Cabinet minister.
|Israeli military says Gaza rocket hits Israel
For the first time since early September, a rocket fired from the Gaza Strip has struck southern Israel.
|Brazil trying to make good use of new stadiums
It's white elephant time for World Cup stadiums — again.
|Obama: Mistake to cancel movie release
As President Barack Obama sees it, a foreign dictator shouldn't be allowed to start censoring what Americans see and hear.
|Security flaws allow global cellular eavesdropping
Security flaws in a system used by cellphone carriers around the world could open the door to wide-ranging surveillance of mobile phone traffic, according to a German researcher who discovered the problem.