China Blocks BBC Website Amid Hong Kong Student Protests
October 15 2014 11:39 AM
BBC Global News director Peter Horrocks said it appeared to be "deliberate censorship."
Vatican Document 'Groundbreaking' For LGBT Catholics
October 14 2014 3:31 PM
The document from the synod of bishops states: “Homosexuals have gifts and qualities to offer to the Christian community.”
Catalonia Independence Referendum Off
October 14 2014 7:50 AM
While an official referendum is off, the Catalan regional president reportedly said that a "consultation of citizens" will take place on Nov. 9.
Nationalist Party Supporters Clash With Police In Kiev
October 14 2014 7:25 AM
The clashes come on the day the parliament approved former National Guard chief Stepan Poltorak as the country’s new defense minister.
UK Police Arrest 6 People On Suspicion Of Terrorism
October 14 2014 7:07 AM
Last week, the police had conducted a raid in central and west London, and detained five people for plotting a terrorist act.
Heathrow Airport To Start Screening For Ebola
October 13 2014 8:39 PM
At-risk passengers will have their temperature taken and will fill out a questionnaire.
Abbott Vows To ‘Shirtfront’ Putin At G20 Meet
October 13 2014 6:22 AM
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said he will have the "toughest conversation of all" with Vladimir Putin at the G20 summit.
Kassig Parents Say, 'We Haven't Forgotten Him'
October 12 2014 12:41 PM
The Islamic State group has said it plans to behead American aid worker Peter Kassig next.
Google Denies Most European 'Right To Be Forgotten' Requests
October 12 2014 4:38 AM
Since a European court ruling in May, citizens can request Google remove links to "outdated or irrelevant" information about them.
Putin Orders Russian Troops To Pull Back From Ukraine Border
October 12 2014 2:56 AM
According to reports, Vladimir Putin has ordered Russian troops to withdraw to their permanent bases after exercises near the border with Ukraine.
Spanish Nurse Infected With Ebola Given Experimental Drug
October 11 2014 11:24 PM
Teresa Romero's condition appears to have improved since she was treated with ZMapp, which has been effective in other cases.
Turkey Agrees To Train Syrian Opposition Fighters
October 11 2014 6:31 PM
Turkey will use its own intelligence program to select and screen fighters.
UK Watching 'Thousands' Of Terrorist Suspects: London Mayor
October 11 2014 11:21 AM
The U.K. previously raised its threat level to "severe" as authorities believe more than 500 Britons have joined ISIS or al Qaeda.
Ukraine Conflict Spawns Russia-France Legal Fight Over Warships
October 11 2014 9:00 AM
Russia is set to go head-to-head with France over a multibillion-dollar contract to build warships threatened by cancellation.
Ebola Cases Doubling In Number Every Three Weeks, UN Warns
October 11 2014 3:37 AM
The international body warned the global response to the Ebola outbreak needs to be '20 times greater' than it was at the start of October.
UK Parliament To Vote On Recognizing Palestinian State
October 11 2014 2:30 AM
The motion, if passed, would not change government policy, but might signal a change in European attitudes to Palestinian statehood.
UKIP Wins First Parliament Seat In Landslide Victory
October 10 2014 5:21 AM
UKIP's success increases the chances of another coalition government and potential political instability in the world's sixth largest economy.
Dutch Official Criticized For Revealing Information About MH17 Passenger
October 10 2014 2:02 AM
Frans Timmermans, the Dutch foreign minister, had said Wednesday that a passenger on Flight MH17 was found with an oxygen mask around the neck.
ISIS Threatens To Conquer Turkey In 'Message To Erdogan'
October 09 2014 10:15 PM
In a new video, the Islamic State warns it will "conquer" Turkey and calls President Erdogan "Caliph of the Muslim Brotherhood."
Kobane Battle Helps Reignite Violence Between Kurds And Turks
October 09 2014 6:03 PM
As Kurdish forces battle ISIS in Kobane, Turkey's Kurds are protesting their own government in solidarity with kinsmen across the border.