Saturday, 9th August 2014

World News

Riot police called to Ebola protest in Liberia (CBS News)

President Obama says it will take 'some time' to end Iraq conflict (Daily Mail)

Israel denies targeting hospitals in Gaza strip (Daily Mail)

Guinea shuts borders with Sierra Leone, Liberia in bid to halt Ebola (Reuters)

ISIS threatens to execute 300 Yazidi families they've surrounded in northern Iraq as the extremists continue to lay siege to mountain where 50,000 of the minority are holed up without food or water (Daily Mail)

Obama Signals Lengthy U.S. Role in Iraq (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Russia Says It Chases Away U.S. Sub (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Gaza protests: rallies in UK and around the world call for end of conflict (Guardian)

Gaza mosques fall to Israeli airstrikes, without any groundswell of outrage (Washington Post - Paywall)

Photos: Iraqis Leave Villages Amid Airstrikes (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Israelis, Gaza militants fight on, defying truce efforts (Reuters)

Airstrikes in Gaza as Bodies Pulled from Mosque Rubble (NBC News)

Thousands in UK march to support Gaza (BBC)

In Afghanistan, the Two-Generation War (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Ukraine rebels urge Donetsk truce (BBC)

Obama Warns of Long-Term' Iraq Strikes (New York Times - Paywall)

World 'day of rage' over Israel's war on Gaza (ALJAZEERA)

VIDEO: UK to send NHS team to Gaza (BBC)

War victims flee back to Syria as refugee camp in Lebanon is burned to the ground by invading Islamic State fighters (Daily Mail)

A View From the Sea, as China Flexes Muscle (New York Times - Paywall)

Thousands of Yazidi Flee ISIS and Into Syria (NBC News)

Russian 'Humanitarian' Push in Ukraine Called Illegal (NBC News)

Lessons of war: Swedish father demonized for taking video-gamer kids to real war zone (Russia Today)

500,000 Told to Evacuate as Typhoon Strikes Japan (New York Times - Paywall)

US and Germany threaten Russia with 'additional consequences' over Ukraine (Guardian)

U.S. Jets and Drones Attack Militants in Iraq, Hoping to Stop Advance (New York Times - Paywall)

New wave of fire strikes begins (BBC)

'Five killed' in new Gaza airstrikes (BBC)

Ukraine Rebels 'Willing To Accept Ceasefire' (Sky News)

Children Of Gaza Hide From Bombs And Jets (Sky News)

American forces first strike on Islamic State revealed as aid airdrops reach Yazidis (Daily Mail)

Women Stoned To Death By ISIS Fighters In Syria For Adultery (Huffington Post)

China Rejects South China Sea Proposal (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Thousand march in London to protest Gaza bombings (Daily Express)

Edinburgh man suffers electric shock after lightning strikes terraced house (Daily Mail)

Ukraine Rebel Leader: We Are Open to a Cease-Fire (Time Magazine)

Conman Dr Yilkyes Bala who masterminded massive immigration scam is jailed for seven years (Daily Mail)

McCain Says Limited U.S. Strikes on Militants in Iraq Are Not Enough (New York Times - Paywall)

US warns Russia against Ukraine invasion (ALJAZEERA)

Baroness Warsi claims she quit government post over Gaza crisis on principle not book (Daily Mail)

Israeli Shells Pound Gaza As Fighting Resumes (Sky News)

ISIS, Islamist militants vow to blow up embassies after Obama launches airstrikes (Daily Mail)

UK aid deliveries in Iraq 'imminent' (BBC)

Outside Atlanta Hospital, Liberians Praise American Ebola Patients (Time Magazine)

Iraq crisis: Cameron and Obama pledge to stop potential 'genocide' as US and Britain drop aid to refugees (Independent)

Ukraine Strategy Bets On Restraint by Russia (New York Times - Paywall)

Islamic militants in Syria introduce stoning as latest form of punishment against civilians (Fox News)

Obama: Iraq air strikes and aid drops will prevent 'act of genocide' (Guardian)

'Long-Term Project': Obama Gives No Timetable For Iraq Airstrikes (NBC News)

VIDEO: Nigeria declares Ebola emergency (BBC)

Guinea Closes Borders To Stop Ebola Outbreak (Sky News)

Guinea closes borders over Ebola outbreak (ALJAZEERA)

Ukraine says stops Russian troops invading, Moscow calls statement 'fairy tale' (Reuters)

Argentine Music Star Finds Out His Biological Parents Were Killed by Country's Dictatorship 40 Years Ago (Time Magazine)

'It's Going to Take Months': No End in Sight for Ebola (NBC News)

Can ISIS be stopped? (CNN)

Obama sets ambitious goals for Iraq intervention (Los Angeles Times)

U.S. President Obama: No timetable for Iraq airstrikes (CNN)

The West's dilemma with ISIS (CNN)

News Analysis: As ISIS Militants Exert Their Control, U.S. Pursues a Military Middle Road (New York Times - Paywall)

US forces carry out series of airstrikes on ISIS targets in Iraq (Daily Star)

Guinea shuts borders against Ebola (BBC)

Thousands of minority Yazidis flee from Iraq to Syria to escape extremists (Fox News)

Obama Says Iraq Airstrike Effort Could Be Long Term' (New York Times - Paywall)

Russia reportedly says it chased apparent US sub from Barents Sea (Fox News)

Iraq Aid Drop En Route As UK Mulls Plan To Save Starving Yazidi From Mountainside (Huffington Post)

U.S. jets take to skies again over northern Iraq, a day after strikes on Islamic State (Washington Post - Paywall)

Did Ukraine stop Russian troops invading? (Independent)

Ukraine says it stopped Russian 'invasion' but Kremlin calls claims 'fairy tale' (Independent)

VIDEO: Tears of joy as elderly widower gets a puppy from his family after wife's death (Daily Star)

Hamas threatens major escalation in rocket strikes on Israel (Guardian)

Australia considers uranium ban as part of further sanctions against 'bully' Russia (Independent)

Watch Live: President Obama Updates the Nation on Iraq Strikes (NBC News)

Obama on solving Iraq crisis: 'It will take some time' (Russia Today)

Live: Obama Speaks About Iraq (Time Magazine)

VIDEO: Thousands protest over Gaza in London (BBC)

London's Gaza Protest Attracts Tens Of Thousands (PICTURES) (Huffington Post)

Obama Prepares to Address the Nation on Iraq Strikes (NBC News)

Obama Makes Statement A Day After U.S. Airstrikes (NBC News)

With rise of Islamic State, Christians feel Iraq is no longer home (Los Angeles Times)

U.S. drops food to refugees, strikes at ISIS fighters in Iraq (CNN)

Britain considers bombing Iraq to avert genocide (Daily Mail)

Eyewitness: Gaza Strip (Guardian)

Obama vows to stop jihadist state (BBC)

Obama flips ISIS policy with strikes (CNN)

Rockets, Airstrikes After Gaza Truce Collapses (Time Magazine)

Dramatic first strike: USA bomb Islamist extremists in Iraq as British aid is flown in (Daily Express)

Moscow denies Ukraine claims of Russian military infiltration attempt (Russia Today)

Hundreds of women kidnapped by IS militants in Iraq for slavery (Daily Express)

John Kerry presents plan to ease tensions in South China Sea (Guardian)

VIDEO: US launches airstrikes in Iraq (BBC)

President Obama Explains Why The U.S. Is Bombing ISIS (Time Magazine)

The first Stonehenge: Breathtaking photos capture the stark beauty of the standing stones of Orkney - built thousands of years before England's most famous neolithic monument (Daily Mail)

'Dying by the Minute': Americans Fear Worst for Family in Iraq (NBC News)

Ukraine Forces Seize Key Town in Fight Against Rebels (NBC News)

Five police officers accused of gross misconduct after 'changing their stories over death of suspect during drug search' (Daily Mail)

Obama: No Timetable on Iraq Strikes and Airdrops (Time Magazine)

Inside the CDC's Emergency Operations Center Tackling Ebola (Time Magazine)

Religious leaders say Isis persecution of Iraqi Christians has become genocide (Guardian)

Ebola virus: Nigeria declares state of EMERGENCY as UK airlines cancel flights (Daily Express)

Police find body in hunt for Gemma Simpson murdered 14 years ago (Daily Express)

Russia may negotiate price limits with domestic food producers (Reuters)

Death of Reagan's press secretary investigated as homicide (Channel4)

U.S. call for South China Sea 'freeze' gets cool response from China (Reuters)

Gaza conflict enters its second month (Financial Times - Paywall)

US launches Iraq aid flights (Financial Times - Paywall)

Ebola Overwhelming Aid Effort (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

China Convicts Investigators (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Douglas Murray: My fear for Jews worldwide following Gaza conflict protests (Daily Express)

India Muslims to fight ISIS (CNN)

Yemen militants shoot 14 soldiers, drone kills three al Qaeda suspects (Reuters)

Park walk honours WW1 war horses (BBC)

Baroness Warsi Denies Resignation Over Gaza Was 'Revenge' For Not Being Promoted By David Cameron (Huffington Post)

#FreeAndrew: HRW demands justice for Russian journalist missing in E. Ukraine (Russia Today)

Rodwell warns against Man City move (BBC)

Turkey's defense minister cites hostage situation, rules out military intervention against IS (Fox News)

Resurgent Gaza conflict condemned by US and UN (Channel4)

Etihad reroutes flights over Iraq 'conflict airspace' as Turkish resumes northern Iraq flights (Fox News)

Amid an ocean of troubles, Kerry aims to calm South China Sea tension between China, neighbors (Fox News)

Ringleader of gang accused of stabbing two British medical students to death in Malaysia was on bail for armed robbery at time of murder (Daily Mail)

Airstrike kills 3 suspected al-Qaida militants in central Yemen, says official (Fox News)

US aid drop follows fresh Iraq raids (BBC)

Walking free, the terrorist we can't deport... because he's kept his NAME secret for 21 years (Daily Mail)

Airstrikes, rocket launches continue after Gaza truce crumbles (Washington Post - Paywall)

Iraq crisis: 28,000 meals dropped to Iraqis trapped by Isis advancement as US intervention continues (Independent)

Iraq crisis: US drops 28,000 meals dropped to Iraqis trapped by Isis advancement as intervention continues (Independent)

Israel, Gaza brace for hostilities (CNN)

US aid drop to Iraqis after air strikes against militants (Channel4)

Gaza truce efforts continue amid air strikes (ALJAZEERA)

Body of missing woman Gemma Simpson found 14 years after disappearance (Daily Star)

Reagan Press Chief's Death Ruled 'Homicide' (Sky News)

US jets bomb Islamic State group in Iraq (ALJAZEERA)

Israel-Gaza conflict: Five killed in fresh strikes overnight as UK announces NHS staff will be sent to treat wounded civilians (Independent)

Israel-Gaza conflict: Five killed in overnight strikes as UK announces NHS staff will be sent to treat wounded civilians (Independent)

Israel-Gaza conflict: Air strikes 'kill five' as UK announces NHS staff will be sent to treat wounded civilians (Independent)

Yazidi Demonstrate In Whitehall For UK Government To Help Their People In Iraq (Huffington Post)

U.S. Launches Airstrikes in Iraq (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

US, UN condemn new Gaza violence (BBC)

Ebola outbreak: Fears strike Canadian hospital as patient isolated following 'flu-like symptoms' (Independent)

Ebola outbreak: Fears strike Canadian hospital as patient isolated 'following trip to Nigeria' (Independent)

UK planes to drop aid in Iraq (BBC)

Rockets, airstrikes after Gaza cease-fire collapses (Fox News)

Australia preparing to join Iraq air campaign, says Tony Abbott (Guardian)

Hundreds Of Women Captured By ISIS Fighters (Sky News)

Israel and Hamas back at war as talks on new ceasefire remain deadlocked (Guardian)

Asean Summit to Stress Cooperation With Russia (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Hot car death mom: 'I'm victim' (CNN)

U.S. bombs Islamic State after Obama call to prevent Iraq 'genocide' (Reuters)

Gaza fighting resumes after ceasefire ends (ALJAZEERA)

Israeli airstrikes hit Gaza as rocket fired toward Israel after Gaza war truce collapses (Fox News)

US strikes in Iraq - the papers (BBC)

China Inflation Tame in July (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Judge rules against NCAA in Ed OBannon case (CBS News)

NATO plane arrives in Ukraine with $4.5 mn worth of military aid for Kiev troops (Russia Today)

US forces bomb Isis militant positions in northern Iraq (Guardian)

U.S. hits Iraq militants' artillery and vehicles, airdrops more aid (Los Angeles Times)

Obama returns to the quagmire he exited in Iraq (Los Angeles Times)

World Briefing: Yemen: Militants Kill 15 Soldiers (New York Times - Paywall)

US Ebola Victim Writes Message From Isolation (Sky News)

It's Time to Stop Beautifying Violence Against Women for Fashion (Time Magazine)

China Looks to High-Speed Rail to Expand Reach (New York Times - Paywall)

Erbil welcomes U.S. airstrikes amid ISIS threat (CBS News)

WHO: Ebola now 'global emergency' (CNN)

US involvement in Iraq must be part of regional coalition's efforts' (Russia Today)

US steps up air strikes in Iraq (BBC)

Fear of Another Benghazi' Drove White House to Airstrikes in Iraq (New York Times - Paywall)

'I'm racing against the clock to save my anorexic girl's life': Desperate mother's battle after disease causes daughter's weight drop to 6st and destroy her kidneys (Daily Mail)

Differences Between Israel and U.N. Over Gaza Episodes Go Back Years (New York Times - Paywall)

Second round of strikes launched (CNN)

Death of former WH press secretary ruled homicide 33 years after shooting (Russia Today)

Tsunami victim found 10 years on (CNN)

Joan Rivers Defends 'Low IQ' Gaza Comments (NBC News)

Gaza ceasefire shatters, many Palestinians say keep fighting (CBS News)

New Fighting a Bid for Leverage As a Gaza Cease-Fire Expires (New York Times - Paywall)

China Earthquake Prompts Debate on Volunteers (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Australia considers uranium ban as part of sanctions on Russia (Guardian)

Police to probe why arrest of Labour MP Lord Janner over child abuse accusations 20 years ago was 'blocked' (Daily Mail)

Cameron cautious over Iraqi strikes (BBC)

Half a Ton of This, Half a Ton of That: Russia Calm Over Food Import Bans (New York Times - Paywall)

Israel strikes Gaza after militants resume rocket fire (Reuters)

WHO declares Ebola an international health emergency (Reuters)

Weary from war, many flee Israeli communities near Gaza (Los Angeles Times)

Murder charges could be brought against gunman John Hinckley, who tried to assassinate Reagan after coroner rules death this week of press secretary paralyzed in attack is homicide (Daily Mail)

Ebola Patient Speaks From Hospital: 'I Witnessed the Horror' (NBC News)

U.S. Warplanes Drop More Bombs on ISIS Forces in Iraq (NBC News)

Death of Washington Girl, 6, Ruled a Homicide (Time Magazine)

U.N. Agency Calls Ebola Outbreak an International Health Emergency (New York Times - Paywall)

Judge Favors Players, Rules Against NCAA Over Revenue (NBC News)

US Border Patrol apprehends Rwandan man for crimes against humanity (Russia Today)

Reagan spokesman's death ruled a homicide 33 years after he was shot in assassination attempt (Independent)

How the U.S. plan for humanitarian aid and airstrikes in Iraq unfolded (Washington Post - Paywall)

Biden Pledges Support 'North to South' in Iraq (NBC News)

Fighter jets on USS George H.W. Bush recovered after airstrikes (CBS News)

U.S. launches more airstrikes in Iraq; ISIS casualties reported (CBS News)

Iraq official: Hundreds of women refugees taken captive by militants (CBS News)

Reagan aide Brady death 'a homicide' (BBC)

Former White House press secretary's death ruled a homicide (Guardian)

A guide to daily developments in Iraq (Fox News)

Girl swept away by tsunami found on remote island 10 years later (Washington Post - Paywall)

WHO calls deadly Ebola virus an 'international emergency' (Daily Star)

Girl killed by the tsunami is found by family...10 years later (Daily Express)

Yazidi 'slave' women captured by ISIS fanatics in Iraq (Daily Mail)

Judge Rules Against NCAA in O'Bannon Case (Time Magazine)

Flash Points: The geopolitical impact of U.S. airstrikes in Iraq (CBS News)

Ala. man charged with murder in death of infant son (CBS News)

Reagan Aide Jim Brady's Death Ruled Homicide (Time Magazine)

Paedophile who spent 3 years abusing schoolgirl caught 20 years later (Daily Mail)

Kurdish fighters say they are prepared to die for homeland as Islamic State moves closer (Fox News)

VIDEO: Gaza air strikes and rocket attacks resume (BBC)

Five Killed in Gaza as Israel-Hamas Truce Collapses (NBC News)

Iraq War Soldier 10 Years Later: What Was It All For? (Time Magazine)

Horrific new photographs of ISIS atrocities (Daily Mail)

Israel Denies Targeting Hospitals In Gaza Strip (Sky News)

Russian leader of eastern Ukraine rebellion cedes fight to locals (Los Angeles Times)

Flash Points: Will targeted airstrikes be enough to combat ISIS? (CBS News)

US Launches Fresh Airstrikes On Iraq Jihadists (Sky News)

At War Blog: A Letter to the President, and a Well-Timed Response (New York Times - Paywall)

Ukraine ready to impose sanctions on Russia (Washington Post - Paywall)

Gaza 'Is Living In A Disaster Situation' (Sky News)

Clashes erupt in West Bank as Israel strikes back at Gaza rocket fire the day's events (Guardian)

Al-Qaida militants kill 15 Yemeni soldiers, witnesses and officials say (Fox News)

Churkin to UN: Don't children in E. Ukraine deserve safety? (Russia Today)

James Brady's Death Ruled Homicide, From 1981 Gunshot (NBC News)

NYPD chief says police 'not a racist organisation' despite chokehold death (Guardian)

FDA eases restrictions on experimental Ebola drug as CDC warns of 'inevitable' spread to US (Russia Today)

West warns Russia over Ukraine 'aid' (BBC)

Force protection: Obama's convenient new rationale for air strikes against Isis (Guardian)

Diplomatic Memo: Iraq Strikes Seen as Giving Putin Pretext in Ukraine (New York Times - Paywall)

Quack off! Duckling pecks puppy to the ground and rejects his advances - but three years on they're best of friends (Daily Mail)

Fierce Ukraine border battles leave 15 dead (ALJAZEERA)

Iraq crisis: Yazidis' mix of beliefs misunderstood, maligned (Fox News)

Britain will not join air strikes for now (Independent)

US launches airstrikes in Iraq against militants as crisis worsens for displaced civilians (Fox News)

Rockets and strikes resume (CNN)

U.S. details Iraq mission (CNN)

First Marijuana edibles store opens in Washington State (CBS News)

Gaza truce falls apart as more rockets fly (Washington Post - Paywall)

Islamic State fighters kidnap 500 women - reports (Channel4)

Iraq Is Back: How Will Airstrikes Affect Obama's Legacy? (NBC News)

US officials: US launches second round of airstrikes near Irbil (Fox News)

Frustration, suspicion over lack of Ebola drugs (CBS News)

U.N., Egypt urge renewed talks as fighting resumes in Gaza (Los Angeles Times)

Unique church shelled, burnt to ashes in E. Ukraine (VIDEO) (Russia Today)

Iraq crisis: Hundreds of Yazidi women taken captive by Islamic State militants (Independent)

Kerry seeks to calm South China Sea tensions between China, neighbors at Asia security talks (Fox News)

After Russia bans Western food, Moscow Zoo animals need a new diet (Washington Post - Paywall)

GlaxoSmithKline investigator Peter Humphrey and wife Yingzeng Yu jailed for 2 years in China (Daily Mail)

Former PM Hariri back in Lebanon for first time in three years (Reuters)

Gaza at war once more after militants fire rockets into Israel (Daily Mail)

US jets conduct new rounds of airstrikes in Iraq near Erbil (Russia Today)

WorldViews: The world's muted reaction as U.S. bombs fall in Iraq again (Washington Post - Paywall)

Hundreds of Yazidi minority women taken captive by ISIS in Iraq (Russia Today)

Islamic militants hold hundreds of women captive in Iraq, official says (Fox News)

Ebola declared an 'international emergency' (ALJAZEERA)

Hundreds Of Young Yazidi Women Taken Captive By Islamic State Militants (Huffington Post)

Iraqi official says 100s of Yazidi women held captive by Islamic State group militants (Fox News)

Firm loses order amid Russia embargo (BBC)

Fighting ISIS in Iraq (CBS News)

Political unity is seen as only force that can halt accelerating Isis offensive (Guardian)

Airstrikes Begin: What to Know About U.S. Iraq Plan (NBC News)

Isis looms over Gaza sideshow (Guardian)

Tens of thousands pour into Iraq's Kurdish north as US jets bomb Isis (Guardian)

Gaza crisis: a closer look at Israeli strikes on UNRWA schools (Guardian)

Russell Brand mocks Bill O'Reilly for proposing Berlin Wall against immigrants (VIDEO) (Russia Today)

Benefits cheat Dawn Pinchen to repay £40k after walking Great Wall of China (Daily Mail)

Ukraine troops break out of encirclement, 15 troops killed (Reuters)

Sian Lloyd leaves ITV with no announcement after 24 years as weathergirl (Daily Mail)

Britain commits to humanitarian relief, but not attacks on Isis (Guardian)

Militants say seeking prisoner swap with Lebanon (Reuters)

Gaza crisis 2014 - Disasters Emergency Committee appeal (Channel4)

Gaza crisis: My son was going to the mosque. I had no idea I was going to find him dead' (Independent)

Barack Obama sends bombers into Iraq (Independent)

Iraq crisis: Barack Obama sends in bombers to tackle Isis' 'potential genocide' (Independent)

Broken Peace: Gaza Fighting Grinds Life to a Halt, Again (NBC News)

Special Report: U.S. launches airstrike against ISIS forces in northern Iraq (CBS News)

'Just ridiculous': Council spent two years building new road restriction to stop heavy lorries driving on bridge but now it s too narrow even for a Mini (Daily Mail)

Iraq strikes: Americans will be confused by latest turn (Independent)

Spanish civil war nostalgics join fight alongside Ukrainian rebels (Reuters)

Ukraine crisis: EU summit to meet to discuss Russian food sanctions (Independent)

Ebola outbreak: Burial staff put at risk as dead are more contagious than living (Independent)

Ebola outbreak: Burial staff put at risk as dead bodies are more contagious than living (Independent)

The changing fashions of worn by the battling women of World War One revealed in incredible illustrations (Daily Mail)

British GSK Investigator Gets Jail In China (Sky News)

Ebola outbreak: Global health authority warns spread of disease is now an international crisis (Independent)

Ebola outbreak: Global health authority warns spread of disease is now 'an international crisis' (Independent)

Ceasefire's bloody end could lead to long-term occupation of Gaza (Independent)

Guns and toys: the children of the Islamic State (Channel4)

China jails GSK-linked British investigator (ALJAZEERA)

FAA bans U.S. airlines from flying over Iraq (Los Angeles Times)

China jails British GSK investigator (BBC)

FAA bans US airlines from flying over Iraq after air strikes begin (Guardian)

Outrage over S Korean conscript's death (Financial Times - Paywall)

Russia, China agree more trade currency swaps to bypass dollar (Russia Today)

Ukraine crisis: Kiev ready to sanction Russia in fight to stop financing terrorism' (Independent)

Authority bans US flights over Iraq (BBC)

Former army sergeant Arthur Jones 'died of heat exhaustion' at war memorial in Crete (Daily Mail)

£30,000 cheese order stranded as Russia import ban bites (Russia Today)

Iraqi Christian: My Terrfying Nighttime Escape From ISIS (NBC News)

Ebola outbreak declared a public emergency as clinics 'paralysed' (Channel4)

Riot Recovery: Why Clapham Junction Remains Divided Three Years On (Huffington Post)

WorldViews: Why U.S. bombs are falling on Iraq and not Syria (Washington Post - Paywall)

Inside an Ebola outbreak epicenter (CNN)

Gaza blockade explained (CNN)

Army colonel: Don't go back to Iraq (CNN)

US airlines banned from flying over Iraq (Russia Today)

Heroin addicts to be given free foil on the state (Russia Today)

'EU and Russia are in the first stages of an open trade and economic war' (Russia Today)

Man performing backflip on high-rise building nearly falls to his death (Daily Mail)

Police knew rapist Andrew Kemp had assaulted girlfriend three years before he killed her (Daily Mail)

U.S. adamant it can stop ISIS in its tracks (CBS News)

ISIS consolidating power (CNN)

Ebola can be turned into bioweapon, Russian & UK experts warn (Russia Today)

Exploding e-cigarette believed to have caused the death of a man in Merseyside (Daily Mail)

China detains man for spreading panic on WeChat - state media (Reuters)

Moscow bans Western food imports; Russian quits as Ukraine rebel chief (Reuters)

Militant gains in Iraq bring urgent U.S. policy reconsideration (Washington Post - Paywall)

US bombs Islamic State militants in Iraq (Channel4)

Iraq crisis: US launches first air strike against militants as Kerry warns Isis campaign shows 'all the signs of genocide' (Independent)

Iraq crisis: US launches first air strike against militants as Kerry declares Isis campaign shows signs of 'genocide' (Independent)

Iraq crisis: US launches first strike against militants as Kerry declares Isis campaign shows signs of 'genocide' (Independent)

GAZA LATEST: Hamas fires MORE rockets into Israel as shock video reveals HOW they do it (Daily Express)

This girl was swept away in a tsunami 10 years ago. Now, she is reunited with her family. (Washington Post - Paywall)

Two US fighter jets strike ISIS artillery in Iraq's Kurdistan (Russia Today)

U.S. airstrikes target Islamic State militants in northern Iraq (Washington Post - Paywall)

Gaza attacks resume as cease-fire expires; truce talks up in the air (Los Angeles Times)

Defense says Pistorius was in a vulnerable state when he fired (Los Angeles Times)

India warms up to Nepal is China feeling the heat? (Russia Today)

Joan Rivers in astonishing attack on 'stupid' Palestinians in Gaza (Daily Mail)

Iraq refugees need urgent help - UN (BBC)

WHO raises global alarm over Ebola outbreak (CBS News)

Ukraine may block all transit from Russia in sanctions row - PM (Russia Today)

Explosions rock Gaza after truce (CNN)

Finnish dairy producer Valio to keep production in Russia (Russia Today)

Heroin junkies to be given foil on the State (Daily Mail)

West and Russia would gain more if they talk to each other and cooperate' (Russia Today)

Irish backpacker charged over death of baby she gave birth to in Australia outback (Daily Mail)

New rules for mobile IM in China (CNN)

Gender pay gap to last for another SIXTY years (Daily Mail)

Op-Ed Contributor: Talk to Russia About Ukraine (New York Times - Paywall)

Cameron rules out Iraq military action (Russia Today)

Senior MP plays down NATO's refusal to cooperate with Russia (Russia Today)

WHO declares Ebola global emergency (Financial Times - Paywall)

Raudhatul Jannah: Girl lost in Indian Ocean tsunami reunited with her parents 10 years on (Independent)

4 killed, 18 injured as hospital, residential area shelled in Donetsk, E. Ukraine (PHOTOS, VIDEOS) (Russia Today)

Malaysia Airlines in state 'takeover' (BBC)

Gaza truce ends, war resumes (CBS News)

WHO declares Ebola outbreak a global health emergency (Los Angeles Times)

Corporate detective on trial in China (CNN)

Sinosphere Blog: Animal Welfare Advocates Notch a Win Against Dog Traders (New York Times - Paywall)

China Exports Surge (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

NATO chief urges Russia to pull back troops, 'step back from the brink' (Reuters)

Israeli military restarts Gaza offensive as peace talks stall (Russia Today)

Sierra Leone army blockades Ebola areas, Liberia declares emergency (Reuters)

China frees prominent lawyer who defended religious freedom (Reuters)

Gaza conflict: The hundreds who lost their lives (BBC)

Intl health emergency: WHO issues Ebola warning (Russia Today)

China puts drivers in the spotlight (CNN)

Israel retaliates as rockets fired from Gaza (Channel4)

In Ebola Outbreak, Who Should Get Experimental Drug? (New York Times - Paywall)

World Briefing: Lebanon: Militants Begin to Leave Town (New York Times - Paywall)

'Mitzvah tanks' set off to Crimea in Jewish expedition across Russia (Russia Today)

News Analysis: Obama, With Reluctance, Returns to Action in Iraq (New York Times - Paywall)

Gaza conflict leaves children with trauma and fear (CBS News)

U.S. and Global Efforts to Contain Ebola Draw Criticism at Congressional Hearing (New York Times - Paywall)

U.S. will use airstrikes to avert genocide in Iraq, Obama says (Los Angeles Times)

Unlikely Alliance Stoked Gaza Tensions (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Rockets Break Gaza Cease-Fire (New York Times - Paywall)

Russia password hack: Time to panic? (CNN)

Hamas leader executed' in Gaza reports (Russia Today)

Gaza war could lead to Abbas's return and new hopes for Palestinian-Israeli peace (Washington Post - Paywall)

Iraqi Christians flee as ISIS surges across country (CBS News)

Obama authorizes airstrikes in Iraq to 'protect US personnel' (Russia Today)

Rivers 'stands behind' Gaza quotes (CNN)

In Nigeria, campaign against Boko Haram militants brings fears of military excesses (Washington Post - Paywall)

Assange urges Snowden to be 'extremely cautious' if he leaves Russia (Russia Today)

Will there be new US airstrikes in Iraq? - video (Channel4)

Russia grants Edward Snowden residency for three more years (Washington Post - Paywall)

Google's IPO, 10 Years Later (Forbes)

Is enough being done to contain Ebola epidemic? - video (Channel4)

Hamas holds rally, vows to restart war if Israel does not meet its demands (Washington Post - Paywall)

Nixon resignation 40 years on (CNN)

Ebola explained (CNN)

People are struggling to bury the Ebola dead. Here's why. (Washington Post - Paywall)

Fear is key in the Islamic State's purge of Iraq (Channel4)

No more cream teas? Russia bans UK food imports (Channel4)

Putin Strikes Back With His Own Sanctions (Forbes)

The Gaza war: Will the ceasefire hold? (Economist Magazine - Paywall)

Gaza and the Arab world: A collective shrug (Economist Magazine - Paywall)

Russia and the West: How to lose friends (Economist Magazine - Paywall)

War crimes in Kosovo: A country awaits (Economist Magazine - Paywall)

Colorado politics: Ground war (Economist Magazine - Paywall)

Russia Misunderstands Trade And Bans US And EU Food Imports (Forbes)

Why don't Africans get Ebola drug? (CNN)

Egypt reclaims role with Gaza talks (CNN)

Is China No Longer A Copycat? (Forbes)

CenturyLinkVoice: How To Avoid A CMO vs. CIO War (Forbes)

Five graphs to explain the Gaza conflict (Channel4)

Two British medical students stabbed to death in Borneo (Channel4)

Propaganda reveals 'happy life' in Islamic State (Channel4)

Did couple steal state secrets? (CNN)

Israeli soldiers 'prepare to return' to Gaza - video (Channel4)

Baroness Warsi quits government over Gaza (Channel4)

Gaza ceasefire live: Israel withdraws troops (Channel4)

Bomb Gaza game removed from Google Play (Channel4)

Gaza's enduring echoes from world war one (Channel4)

Another Gaza ceasefire broken (Channel4)

One of the unsung heroes of world war one (Channel4)

WWI anniversary: the road to war - in tweets (Channel4)

China earthquake kills hundreds - video (Channel4)

Gaza crisis brings 9/11 flashbacks (CNN)

Ebola in west Africa: Death and disbelievers (Economist Magazine - Paywall)

The war in Ukraine: Closing in (Economist Magazine - Paywall)

How the first world war reshaped Europe: Redrawing the map (Economist Magazine - Paywall)

How does Russia see Putin? (CNN)

The Great War turns 100 (CNN)

20 China travel tips (CNN)

The death penalty in California: Cruel and unusual (Economist Magazine - Paywall)

Poland's defence: A front-line state (Economist Magazine - Paywall)

The war in Gaza: No one is winning yet (Economist Magazine - Paywall)

Hungary's foreign policy: Between Brussels and Russia (Economist Magazine - Paywall)

China and Japan's 'war of words' (CNN)

Why does China struggle with football? (CNN)

China and the Arctic: Polar bearings (Economist Magazine - Paywall)

China first for Tour de France (CNN)