|Lack of trust keeps Iran, US away from coalition
Iran and the United States share a common enemy in the Islamic State militant group, but a deep-seated lack of trust has so far kept the longtime foes from publicly joining hands in a coalition to defeat the extremists.
|Spain repatriates priest with Ebola from Africa
The Spanish government is preparing to repatriate a priest who has been diagnosed with the Ebola virus after working in Sierra Leone.
|Investigators at loss to explain Air Algerie crash
Investigators probing the crash of an Air Algerie jet in July that killed everyone on board say they have no solid leads on the cause of the accident.
|NATO chief: Ukraine has cease-fire "in name only"
NATO's top general says he has little faith in the 2-week-old cease-fire between Ukraine and pro-Russian militants fighting in the country's east.
|India, China quietly struggle in Indian Ocean
At first glance, it looks like a diplomatic love-fest. There was Chinese President Xi Jinping, toasting the birthday of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a quiet dinner earlier this week in Modi's home state. There were the two leaders, deep in conversation as they walked along the Sabarmati River, Xi dressed in a Nehru jacket.
|Philippine storm moves north, leaves 5 dead
Officials say a storm that brought torrential monsoon rains which flooded much of the Philippine capital has gained strength and battered the country's northern most provinces with heavy downpours and strong winds.
|UN envoy says Iraq looks to countries for help
The top U.N. envoy in Iraq is telling the U.N. Security Council the country is looking to the international community to remove the "life-threatening danger" to its security posed by the Islamic State terrorist group.
|Sweden: Russian military jets violate air space
Sweden says it has summoned the Russian ambassador over an air space violation by two Russian military aircraft.
|Britain plans political upheaval after Scot vote
The saga of Scottish independence is over, but a new journey of political upheaval is only beginning for the United Kingdom.
|Kenya: 1 year after attack, guards still unarmed
David Odhiambo was one of the blue-uniformed security guards tasked with protecting Nairobi's Westgate Mall one year ago when four heavily armed terrorists attacked. The work David was paid to do — search purses and bags, mostly — earned him two bullets in the head, injuries that cost him his job.