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Ukraine’s Parliamentary Vote Won’t Heal the Nation’s Divide
By leaving millions of pro-Russian voters out of the electoral process, the ballot will only deepen the rifts that lie beneath the war in eastern Ukraine.
Study: Current Aid Promises Won’t Contain Liberia’s Ebola Outbreak
Liberia does not have the resources it needs to end the Ebola outbreak any time soon.
Palestinian Killed in Clash With Israeli Military
(RAMALLAH, West Bank) — A Palestinian-American teenager was killed during clashes with the Israeli military on Friday amid heightened tensions in Jerusalem and the West Bank. A relative identified the teen as 14-year-old Orwah Hammad and said he was born in New Orleans and came to the West Bank at age six. Hammad’s cousin Moath…
Mali Aims to Limit Ebola Spread After First Case Dies
Two-year-old girl from Guinea tested positive on Oct. 23, died the next day
WHO: Millions of Ebola Vaccine Doses Could Be Ready Next Year
Five new experimental vaccines are expected to undergo testing
NYC Doctor With Ebola Described As a ‘Dedicated Humanitarian’
Friends and colleagues have high praise for Dr. Craig Spencer as he begins a fight for his life
Queen Elizabeth II Sends Her First Tweet
Britain’s monarch dabbled in social media on Friday by sending her very first tweet. It is a pleasure to open the Information Age exhibition today at the @ScienceMuseum and I hope people will enjoy visiting. Elizabeth R. — BritishMonarchy (@BritishMonarchy) October 24, 2014 While opening the Information Age exhibit at London’s Science Museum, the Queen,…
Canada Gunman Wanted a Passport to Go to Mideast
(OTTAWA, Ontario) — He seemed lost, “did not fit in,” had drug problems, and went more than five years without seeing his mother. In recent weeks, he had been living at a homeless shelter and had talked about wanting to go to Libya — or Syria — but became agitated when he couldn’t get a…
The South Korean Ferry Tragedy Has Exposed a Bitter Political Divide
Incredibly, right-wing groups in South Korea have a problem with families of Sewol victims continuing to mourn their loved ones
Malaysia’s Opposition Leader Anwar Ibrahim Awaits Sodomy Appeal Verdict
The 67-year-old's conviction has been slammed by human rights groups as "politically motivated"