Kenji Goto has become the Islamic State group's messenger for ransom demands and execution threats sent to foreign governments.
Former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev is accusing the West of "dragging" Russia into a new Cold War.
The Nigerian military "woefully and repeatedly failed in their duty to protect civilians," Amnesty International said this week.
An NTSC investigator said Thursday that the flight data recorders provided a "pretty clear picture" of the last moments of Flight 8501.
The new Greek government said it will renegotiate the terms of the country's multibillion-dollar bailout to the consternation of its creditors.
Authorities concluded Flight MH370 crashed in the southern Indian Ocean, and declared the search for the plane "remains a priority."
One of the major concerns that researchers have is that the virus could eventually become airborne and become more contagious.