International

Patriarchs
August 29, 2014
“The international community must act and eradicate ISIL” ( the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant), the Eastern Orthodox and Catholic patriarchs said in a statement from Lebanon Wednesday, “This is required from the United Nations and the U.N. Security Council.”
August 29, 2014
GENEVA (AP) — The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is accelerating and could grow six times larger to infect as many as 20,000 people, the World Health Organization said Thursday. The U.N. health agency unveiled a new road map for containing the virus, and scientists are fast-tracking efforts to find a treatment or vaccine.
August 29, 2014
TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — Libya's interim government submitted its resignation to the newly elected parliament it said on Friday, raising the possibility that a more inclusive government will be formed, while militias in the capital accepted a U.N. call for a cease-fire.
August 27, 2014
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — A third top doctor has died from Ebola in Sierra Leone, a government official said Wednesday, as a leading American health official warned that the outbreak sweeping West Africa would get worse.
August 30, 2014
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide bomber in a truck blew himself up at an intelligence headquarters in eastern Afghanistan on Saturday, killing at least two people and setting off an intense firefight with security forces, officials said.
August 30, 2014
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's foreign minister has criticized the detention of 44 Fijian peacekeepers by Syrian rebels and is calling for their unconditional release.
By LUIS MANUEL GALEANO and ESTEBAN FELIX
August 30, 2014
BONANZA, Nicaragua (AP) — The first 11 of 24 freelance gold miners trapped by a collapse in a mine in northern Nicaragua have been rescued and crews were working early Saturday to free more, officials said.