Poroshenko has received the backing of the EU, NATO and the U.N., but Vladimir Putin isn't backing down from his stance on Ukraine.
Yazidi women were forced to convert to Islam and then sold as brides of Islamic State fighters for $1,000 each, one report says.
One issue centers on the Israeli blockade that impedes the cross-border movement into Gaza of building materials such as concrete.
Labor Day 2014 will see the highest number of Americans on the road since 2008.
Embattled Prime Minister Thomas Thabane cried, "Coup." But the military says it is not attempting to take power from him.
Novartis plans to file an application for marketing authorization of LCZ696 with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration this year.
The experimental drug has so far cured two American doctors, but the company producing it says it has no more doses of the drugs.