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Saturday, 16th August 2014

World News

Curfew imposed in Ferguson after unrest (CBS News)

BBC in crisis over Cliff raid: Police fury at TV chiefs who screened dramatic swoop (Daily Mail)

Is John Lewis really the new Prada?: Why are high street brand's sales booming? Because, our expert says, no one does high fashion better (shame about the shoes...) (Daily Mail)

Stores looted, including one where slain teen Michael Brown allegedly stole cigars (Daily Mail)

Missouri Shooting: State Of Emergency Declared (Sky News)

Missouri governor declares state of emergency and curfew in Ferguson (Guardian)

Missouri governor declares emergency, sets curfew in Ferguson (Reuters)

Governor Declares State of Emergency, Issues Curfew in Ferguson (NBC News)

Ukraine officially recognizes Russian aid convoy as humanitarian (Russia Today)

Missouri Governor Imposes Midnight Curfew in Ferguson (Time Magazine)

Feds Opposed Release of Alleged Brown Robbery Video (NBC News)

Thousands Of Israelis March For Peace In Tel Aviv, Calling For End To Gaza War (Huffington Post)

Ukraine Plays Down Hit on Military Convoy (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

State of emergency declared in US state (ALJAZEERA)

Missouri Governor Declares State of Emergency, Issues Curfew (NBC News)

US hits rebels at Islamic State-held dam (ALJAZEERA)

Why Iraq Is So Desperate to Retake Mosul Dam from ISIS (Time Magazine)

Clashes in Ukraine as aid agreement reached (ALJAZEERA)

Police shooting of Michael Brown has left city of Ferguson on the brink (Daily Mail)

'Fearful' Business Owners Reel After Ferguson Looting (NBC News)

Missouri Gov. declares state of emergency, curfew amid Ferguson protests (Russia Today)

Islamic State group 'executes 700' in Syria (ALJAZEERA)

Two Tested For Ebola In British Hospitals (Huffington Post)

Islamic State executed 700 people from Syrian tribe - monitoring group (Reuters)

Islamic Fighters 'Kill 400 And Take Families' (Sky News)

U.S. Aircraft Strike Militants at Iraq Dam (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

ISIS militants 'kill 300 MORE Yazidi men and kidnap their families on second day of massacre in northern Iraq after they refuse to convert to Islam' (Daily Mail)

Dear prime minister: what is the UK government's strategy in Iraq and Syria? (Guardian)

Ukraine separatist leader says rebels getting tanks and reinforcements (Reuters)

Ferguson Protestors Mark a Week Since Brown Shooting (Time Magazine)

Beautiful places around the world that have been deserted and forgotten (Daily Mail)

Police complain over Sir Cliff 'leak' (BBC)

Guinea reopens Ebola clinic as sick spill over border (Reuters)

For Want of Gloves, Ebola Doctors Die (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

No green light to Red Cross: Russian aid convoy stuck at Ukraine border waiting for Kiev's nod (Russia Today)

Why a Belgian Chef Joined ISIS to Battle Americans (NBC News)

Strikes on militants at Iraq dam after reported massacre (CBS News)

Left behind by the undercover lovers: Yesterday the Met said police spies' affairs with activists were based on 'genuine feelings'... but the women they seduced feel betrayed (Daily Mail)

Kiev And Moscow Agree On Ukraine Aid Convoy (Sky News)

Forced Conversions Lead to Killings in Iraq Villages (New York Times - Paywall)

Reporter's Notebook: On a Helicopter, Going Down: Inside a Lethal Crash in Iraq (New York Times - Paywall)

With Aid Doctors Gone, Ebola Fight Grows Harder (New York Times - Paywall)

Ferguson police clash with Michael Brown protesters again overnight (Guardian)

Kenya to deny entry to Ebola states (BBC)

Ebola outbreak: No accurate death toll as crisis runs out of control, warn doctors (Independent)

Ebola outbreak: No accurate death toll as crisis 'runs out of control' (Independent)

The Gaza rift: The sense is that Americans are disgusted with Netanyahu' (Independent)

Nigeria trains 800 volunteers to fight Ebola (ALJAZEERA)

Ukraine crisis: 'We are getting tanks and reinforcements from Russia,' says separatist leader (Independent)

Thousands Flock to See Pope (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Islamic State executes 700 members of Syrian tribe, mostly civilians - report (Russia Today)

Ukraine rebels 'trained in Russia' (BBC)

Kenya Airways to suspend flights to Freetown, Monrovia due to Ebola (Reuters)

Arab Israelis fired from jobs for criticizing Gaza offensive on Facebook - NGO (Russia Today)

Jewish Chronicle apology for Gaza ad (BBC)

Sharpton urges Ferguson protesters not to aid 'smear campaign' by rioting (Guardian)

U.S. airstrikes target fighters holding strategic dam in northern Iraq (Los Angeles Times)

After Maliki, U.S. to Boost Iraq Aid (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Iraq air strikes target Islamic State fighters near key dam (Guardian)

Those Trucks Putin Sent To Ukraine With 'Humanitarian Supplies' Were Mostly Empty (Forbes)

Massacre' in Iraq as Strikes Hit Near Key Dam (Time Magazine)

VIDEO: Apology over Gaza appeal advert (BBC)

Islamic State 'massacres' 80 Yazidis in north Iraq - officials (Reuters)

Wales' World War One fallen honoured (BBC)

Travel restrictions amid Ebola fears (CNN)

Video shows moment overconfident Russian tries to cross floodwater in his 4x4 (Daily Mail)

Gaza Operation Reflects Shift (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Tensions flare in Ferguson as protesters start looting (PHOTOS) (Russia Today)

Liberia Opens Second Ebola Center to Tackle Crisis (NBC News)

Huge Crowds Turn Out in Seoul as Pope Francis Beatifies Korean Catholics (New York Times - Paywall)

Tony Abbott said the world wouldn't benefit from Scottish independence (Daily Mail)

'Do not disturb': Top Ukrainian official asks to be left alone over missing Russian journalist (Russia Today)

Gaza residents back home to devastation (CNN)

Ukraine rebel says he has 1,200 fighters 'trained in Russia' under his command (Guardian)

Pope warns Catholic clergy to be humble, not hypocrites (Reuters)

Egypt: Police arrest suspect in rape of British citizen in country's south (Fox News)

The gory evidence that will be used against Heather Mack and her boyfriend, who will be taken to court and charged with the body in the suitcase murder, on unintended display at Bali police headquarters (Daily Mail)

Tension returns to the streets of Ferguson (Daily Mail)

Devastation in Gaza revealed as violence breaks out on the West Bank (Daily Mail)

Anger boils over again in Ferguson (CBS News)

Islamic State fighters capture 3 villages in Syria in march on rival rebel stronghold (Fox News)

Iraq voices anger as US air force defends Irbil but not Baghdad (Guardian)

Why intervene in Iraq - but not Syria? (CNN)

Ferguson riots: Ku Klux Klan raises 'reward' for officer who shot unarmed teen Michael Brown (Independent)

Michael Brown shooting: Ku Klux Klan raises 'reward' for officer who shot unarmed teen in Ferguson, Missouri (Independent)

Iraq militants kill 80 in village, capture hundreds, reports say (Los Angeles Times)

Police confront Missouri protesters (BBC)

Spanish police nab woman smuggling 1.7kg cocaine in breast implants (Russia Today)

Three Liberian Health Workers Get Experimental Ebola Drug (New York Times - Paywall)

Jewish Chronicle Apologises After Readers Object To Gaza DEC Appeal Advert (Huffington Post)

Pope Francis: 800,000 attend Seoul mass for 124 South Korean Catholic martyrs (Independent)

Pope Francis delivers speech in English before leading 800,000 in Seoul open-air mass (Independent)

Islamic State fighters kill dozens of Yazidi villagers (Washington Post - Paywall)

Ukraine Hits Russian Vehicles Crossing Border (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Pope Francis Visits Cemetery For Abortion Victims' in South Korea (Time Magazine)

Clark aims for World Cup glory (BBC)

WorldViews: Experts are predicting a famine in South Sudan. Why can't we stop it? (Washington Post - Paywall)

Yazidi villagers 'massacred' in Iraq (BBC)

Pope beatifies South Korea martyrs (BBC)

SWAT team battles looters after U.S. police kill teen (CNN)

'Corpses Everywhere' After Iraq 'Massacre' (Sky News)

Pope runs late during busy day in South Korea, asks to skip prayers so he can get home safely (Fox News)

Pope holds up Korean martyrs as models for church in Asia as he stresses role of lay faithful (Fox News)

Ukraine forces clash with rebels near Russian border (Channel4)

Back Door to Britain: REVEALED - The secret route taking African migrants from Libya to Calais in days - waved through by Italian and French police (Daily Mail)

Pope beatifies Korean martyrs, urges sacrifice (Los Angeles Times)

Ebola spreading faster, out of control for next 6 months Doctors without Borders (Russia Today)

Pope beatifies South Korea's Catholic martyrs (ALJAZEERA)

Russian MP's son to remain in custody in Seattle until hacking trial (Russia Today)

Muslim Ukip Member, Ismail Patel, Defects To George Galloway's Respect Party Over Gaza Racism Claims (Huffington Post)

Pope Francis wows crowds in South Korea - video (Channel4)

Ukraine crisis: Russia guarantees' Putin aid convoy will not be used for direct invasion' (Independent)

Ukraine crisis: Russia 'guarantees' Putin aid convoy will not be used for 'direct invasion' (Independent)

Iraq crisis: Britain sends spy plane and aid packages as Isis massacres 80 Yazidi men (Independent)

Iraq crisis: Britain sends spy plane and fresh aid packages as Isis massacres 80 Yazidi men (Independent)

Iraq crisis: Britain sends spy plane and aid packages as Islamic State massacres 80 Yazidi men (Independent)

Russian accused of hacking detained by U.S. until trial begins (Reuters)

Brown shooting: 5 things to know (CNN)

Eighty Yazidis 'massacred' by IS in Iraq (Channel4)

Why Gaza Won't Likely Benefit From Its Gas Bonanza (NBC News)

Fighting ISIS only in Iraq is like extinguishing only half a fire (Russia Today)

Ferguson shooting: police under pressure after linking Michael Brown to robbery (Guardian)

Ukraine president claims Russian vehicles that crossed border have been destroyed (Guardian)

John Lewis's new line, hijabs to wear at school: Department store signs contract with schools in London and Liverpool to offer conservative Islamic clothing (Daily Mail)

Turkey to Boost Exports to Russia (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Russian aid convoy waits near Ukraine (Fox News)

Iraqi officials: Survivors say Islamic State militants killed over 80 men in northern village (Fox News)

1 million show up to see Pope (CNN)

Russian aid convoy for eastern Ukraine waits near border (Fox News)

Michael Brown shooting: Ferguson police and protesters clash as officer 'did not know' unarmed teen was a robbery suspect (Independent)

Michael Brown shooting: Ferguson police and protesters clash as authorities say officer 'did not know' unarmed teen was a robbery suspect (Independent)

Michael Brown shooting: Ferguson police and protesters clash as authorities say officer 'did not know' unarmed teenager was a robbery suspect (Independent)

Michael Brown shooting: Ferguson police and protesters in fresh clashes as authorities say named officer 'did not know' unarmed teenager was a robbery suspect (Independent)

Ferguson riots: Riots over Michael Brown shooting reignite (Independent)

Ferguson riots: Michael Brown shooting protesters and police clash as authorities say named officer 'did not know' unarmed teenager was a robbery suspect (Independent)

Ferguson riots: Fresh clashes over Michael Brown shooting after authorities say officer 'did not know' unarmed teen was robbery suspect (Independent)

Michael Brown shooting: Ferguson police clash with protesters after authorities say officer 'did not know' unarmed teen was robbery suspect (Independent)

VIDEO: Pope beatifies South Korea martyrs (BBC)

Jesse Jackson marches with protesters in Ferguson (CBS News)

Pope Asks: What Would You Be Willing to Die For? (NBC News)

Ferguson riots: Tensions ease as police officer who shot Michael Brown named as Darren Wilson (Independent)

Ferguson riots: Tensions ease as officer who shot Michael Brown named as Darren Wilson (Independent)

German spy agency recorded Hillary Clinton's private conversation on a plane while she was US secretary of state (Daily Mail)

Jesse Jackson leads peaceful protests in Ferguson (CBS News)

Russia Assures US Over 'Humanitarian Convoy' (Sky News)

Ukraine 'destroys' Russian military vehicles (ALJAZEERA)

Shock as two players die at world chess tournament in Norway (Daily Mail)

Purported letter from inside Gaza tells of tunnel toil, Hamas cruelty (Fox News)

UN moves to rein in Islamic State group (ALJAZEERA)

Pope Francis speaks English (CNN)

Police find buried shipping container in investigation of 1974 QLD murders (Guardian)

Why South Korea? (CNN)

US conducts new airstrikes as ISIS kills dozens of Yazidis in Iraq town, officials say (Fox News)

Here Is One Thing We Can Do to Control the Spread of Ebola (Time Magazine)

Peace Reigns in Ferguson Protests (Time Magazine)

Ferguson Erupts Again After Spell of Calm (Time Magazine)

New Top Cop Unhappy With Ferguson Chief's Remarks (NBC News)

Agencies Issue Warnings Over Bogus Ebola Cures (New York Times - Paywall)

South Koreans Flock To See Pope Francis Mass (Sky News)

With Ebola Cases Still Few, Populous Nigeria Has Chance to Halt Its Outbreak (New York Times - Paywall)

Rage Returns but Ferguson Stays Calm After New Revelations (NBC News)

Quick History: Ferguson, Robin Williams and the Russian Convoy (New York Times - Paywall)

Police: Why shot teen was stopped (CNN)

Huge Seoul crowds turn out to greet Pope Francis for open-air mass (Guardian)

Philippine jihadists pledge support to Islamic State (Russia Today)

Ebola epidemic to take six months to control (ALJAZEERA)

Missouri Police Acknowledge Right to Record Cops (NBC News)

Caring for Mum as she died was the richest year of my life: Told his mother was dying, Charles dashed to her side - secretly hoping it'd be over in days so he could return to his career. Twelve months later, his world had been transformed (Daily Mail)

US court orders son of Russian MP to be held on computer hacking charges (Guardian)

News Analysis: As World Boils, Fingers Point Obama's Way (New York Times - Paywall)

Ukraine 'Destroys Russian Armoured Convoy' (Sky News)

Why have tailgate parties not spread to the UK? (BBC)

Man returns Israel medal over Gaza (BBC)

Russian Armed Vehicles Destroyed After Crossing Border, Ukraine Says (New York Times - Paywall)

Obama plans meetings with Baltic leaders, sending a message to Russia (Los Angeles Times)

Resignation of Prime Minister Maliki gives rise to hope in Iraq (Los Angeles Times)

World Briefing: Somalia: Troops Seize Weapons in Raid (New York Times - Paywall)

World Briefing: South Sudan: Fighting Erupts After Lull (New York Times - Paywall)

ISIS militants 'massacre 80 Yazidi men and kidnap 100 women and girls in northern Iraq after they refuse to convert to Islam' (Daily Mail)

World Briefing: Egypt: Protests End in Violence Again (New York Times - Paywall)

Ukraine forces destroy most of a column of Russian military vehicles, president says (Washington Post - Paywall)

Pipe bands aim for world title (BBC)

Family outraged after police name Michael Brown robbery suspect deflect from shooting (Daily Mail)

Cop Stopped Brown Not Knowing He Was Robbery Suspect: Chief (NBC News)

We've smashed Russia troop convoy, says Kiev: As tensions rise, Cameron urges Putin to look for peace (Daily Mail)

David Cameron to arm Kurds with weapons to fight militants in northern Iraq (Daily Star)

Wow! Girl Throws Shutout in Little League World Series (NBC News)

British missiles to help Kurds fight fanatics: UK to send weapons to front line in battle against ISIS militants in Iraq (Daily Mail)

Ukraine factories equip Russian military despite support for rebels (Washington Post - Paywall)

Woman from Sierra Leone undergoes tests for Ebola in Scotland (Daily Mail)

Russia assures US on Ukraine convoy (BBC)

Moscow and Kiev on BRINK OF WAR after Ukraine 'destroys' Russian tanks (Daily Star)

Scottish independence: Why are many Catalans desperately hoping that Scotland will vote 'yes'? (Independent)

Iraq crisis: US launches fresh drone strikes (Independent)

Hey Cynics, Hold That Cold Water: Why The Ice Bucket Challenge Worked (Forbes)

Open Source: Some Russian Aid Trucks Are Nearly Empty, Reporters Find (New York Times - Paywall)

Yazidis in Nebraska? They Fear for Loved Ones in Iraq (NBC News)

Iraqi Sunnis say could join new government, fight Islamic State (Reuters)

This Has Been the Greatest Start in Little League World Series History (Time Magazine)

Ferguson protests: Michael Brown family calls for calm amid criticism of video release as it happened (Guardian)

Ferguson, Mo., police shooting (CBS News)

Why Do I Get All the Worst Managers? (Forbes)

Ebola Outbreak Could Last Six More Months (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Ebola 'to last at least six months' (BBC)

VIDEO: Russia denies Ukraine incursion (BBC)

Negative Ebola test for detainee (BBC)

Mother misses United Airlines flight to New York after police haul her off plane over 'stolen passport' reported missing by someone with the same name THREE years ago (Daily Mail)

Russia launches China UnionPay credit card (Russia Today)

Brown Family Accuses Police of 'Character Assassination' (NBC News)

Ferguson police release surveillance video related to Michael Brown shooting (CBS News)

Sunni leaders propose Iraq deal (BBC)

EU backs plans by member states to arm Kurds in Iraq (Russia Today)

The Crisis in Ferguson and Other Fascinating News on the Web (Time Magazine)

US conducts new airstrikes as ISIS kills 90 Yazidis in Iraq town, officials say (Fox News)

Ukraine says it attacked military convoy (Financial Times - Paywall)

United Nations security council unanimously blacklists Islamist militants in Iraq and Syria video (Guardian)

Ebola epidemic sparks offerings of fake drugs claiming to cure disease (Russia Today)

'700 Britons' Have Joined Islamic State Forces, According To Iraq-Born Tory MP Nadhim Zahawi (Huffington Post)

Ukraine says it destroyed military vehicles that crossed from Russia (Los Angeles Times)

Ukraine 'strikes column from Russia' (BBC)

Holocaust Honor From Israel Is Sent Back After Gaza Deaths (New York Times - Paywall)

War Claims Thousands of Lives in Eastern Ukraine (Time Magazine)

Germany's Merkel presses Putin to halt flow of military goods, personnel into Ukraine (Fox News)

Iraq crisis: Sunni and Shia tribal and clerical leaders agree to back new Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi (Independent)

Iraq crisis: Sunni and Shia tribal and clerical leaders agree to back new PM (Independent)

Ukraine: Russian military vehicles destroyed after crossing border (CBS News)

Russian food embargo leaves Europe with glut of fruit, pork and mackerel (Guardian)

Dear Mr. President, Why I'm Leaving America (Forbes)

Ukraine: We destroyed military convoy (CNN)

Russia denies it sent military vehicles across Ukraine border (Fox News)

Ferguson police release name of officer who shot Michael Brown (Guardian)

WorldViews: Ferguson riots play big in Russia (Washington Post - Paywall)

Surveillance video of store robbery in Ferguson (CBS News)

Foreign Ministers Agree To Arm Kurds In Iraq (Sky News)

North Korea says rocket tests not connected to South Korea Pope visit (Fox News)

UN approves resolution targeting al-Qaida-linked fighters in Iraq and Syria (Fox News)

Pope Holds First Mass in South Korea (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

E.U. Foreign Ministers Back Military Support for Kurds in Northern Iraq (New York Times - Paywall)

91yo Dutch man returns Israeli WWII medal after Gaza strike kills 6 of his relatives (Russia Today)

Iraq 'doomed' if new prime minister Abadi fails to bridge sectarian divide (Guardian)

Kiev claims the partial destruction of a Russian military convoy video (Guardian)

World stock markets shaken by Ukraine attack on Russian convoy (Daily Express)

EU tackles crises in Iraq and Ukraine (BBC)

New Top Cop in Ferguson Talks to NBC News (NBC News)

Ferguson cops beat innocent man, then charged him with bleeding on their uniforms (Russia Today)

See Surveillance Video From Alleged Brown Robbery (NBC News)

The British Muslims who want to live under the Islamic State (Channel4)

Russian Ambassador Summoned To Foreign Office After 'Military Incursion' Into Ukraine (Huffington Post)

The Gaza rift: The sense is the Americans are disgusted with Netanyahu' (Independent)

WorldViews: Important alert from Chinese state media: No, Ebola isn't a zombie virus' (Washington Post - Paywall)

Steven Seagal tours Russian arms fair days after Crimea concert (Daily Mail)

Gaza and the propaganda machines (Guardian)

Kentucky state fair opens (CBS News)

Ebola Epidemic Is Like 'War Time' Says MSF (Sky News)

Sir Cliff police given 'information' (BBC)

Ferguson police say teen shot by cop was suspect in robbery; officers identity revealed (CBS News)

'Beyond Outraged': Brown's Family Accuses Police of Smear (NBC News)

EU says status quo for Gaza 'not an option' as peace negotiations continue (Fox News)

Two players die at world chess event in Norway (Guardian)

From Siberia to Kaliningrad: the fledgling independence movements gaining traction in Russia (Guardian)

Police name officer who shot US teenager (ALJAZEERA)

Tear gas clears on riot-ravaged Ferguson (Financial Times - Paywall)

Blackpool sets new Guinness World Record with gigantic beach ball that is as tall as the White House (Daily Mail)

Taxi terror: Cab driver hit speeds of up to 100MPH in hair-raising journey for two young women (but at least the police gave them a lift after pulling him over) (Daily Mail)

VIDEO: BBC on board RAF mission in Iraq (BBC)

Canada to help bring weapons into to Kurdish forces in Iraq (Fox News)

Ukraine says Russian APCs destroyed after crossing border (Independent)

Ukraine says Russian APCs destroyed after crossing the border (Independent)

American Ebola Patient: 'I Am Recovering in Every Way' (NBC News)

Haider Al-Abadi: From fixing the BBC's lifts to running Iraq (Independent)

Ebola outbreak vastly underestimated, WHO says (Guardian)

Number of people come forward following search of Sir Cliffs home, police reveal (Daily Express)

Ebola outbreak likely "vastly" underestimated (CBS News)

Argentina seeks to export more food to sanction-hit Russia (Reuters)

Why didn't police prosecute 24-year-old man who had sex with my daughter? Grieving mother whose 14-year-old girl was found hanged questions decision to let boyfriend off (Daily Mail)

Russia seeks safe haven in gold, away from dollar and euro (Russia Today)

UK economy now best in the world as new figures show growth even faster than first thought, outstripping US, EU and Japan (Daily Mail)

Police investigate hospital death (BBC)

Russell Brand slams Bill O'Reilly over Ferguson protests (VIDEO) (Russia Today)

UK summons Russian envoy over Ukraine (BBC)

Gov.: Ferguson response good example of "too much armor" (CBS News)

Military vehicles enter Ukraine (CNN)

Ebola Epidemic Most Likely Much Larger Than Reported, W.H.O. Says (New York Times - Paywall)

Israel-Gaza conflict: Righteous Among the Nations medal winner hands back honour after family are killed in Gaza (Independent)

Iraq crisis: The ultimate power struggle why Nouri al-Maliki had to go (Independent)

World News Update: Amsterdam mayor vows to change 'racist' holiday character (Daily Star)

Ukraine says it has destroyed Russian vehicles that entered territory (Guardian)

Philip Hammond Will Supply UK Arms To Kurds Fighting Islamic State Militants If Requested (Huffington Post)

Why Chelsea will win Premier League (CNN)

EU condemns 'atrocities' in Iraq (BBC)

Local police kill at least 400 people a year, mostly minorities (Russia Today)

A Widening War: We're Back in Iraq (Huffington Post)

Is Our Failure to Invest in an Ebola Cure 'Morally Bankrupt' or Financially Prudent? (Huffington Post)

Secret Service investigating photo of Islamic State flag outside of White House (Russia Today)

Ukraine: Russian Military Vehicles Struck After 'Incursion' (NBC News)

Watch Live: Missouri Gov Speaks on Ferguson Shooting (NBC News)

Turkish lira weakens on Moody's note, Ukraine concerns (Reuters)

Living in an Ebola Crisis - 'I'm Just Missing Watching Everton and Doing My Job' (Huffington Post)

UK tops world table for economic growth (Russia Today)

Viewpoints: How to defeat Islamic State group (BBC)

Alaska brown bear spotted dancing to Psy's Gangnam Style (Daily Mail)

WorldViews: How the violent Islamic State extremists got their signature flag (Washington Post - Paywall)

Former soldier and game hunter, 50, shot himself dead after four-hour stand-off with armed police (Daily Mail)

Islamic State 'a cancer' says Iraq's Zebari- video (Channel4)

Police Report: Read Documents Released by Ferguson Cops (NBC News)

Aid convoy to Ukraine faces disruption, may be attacked - Russia (Russia Today)

Owners of cat dubbed 'ball of fury' call police after creature would not let them leave bedroom (Independent)

Ferguson riots: Police officer who shot Michael Brown named as Darren Wilson (Independent)

VIDEO: Pope poses for 'selfie' in S Korea (BBC)

U.S. Military Deaths in Afghanistan (New York Times - Paywall)

Iraq crisis: inside the Yazidi refugee camp (Channel4)

German police rescue man trapped in handcuffs after 'autoerotic accident' (Daily Mail)

Undercover Scotland Yard police officers named for first time (Daily Mail)

A recovery the West has never forgiven Russia (Russia Today)

Pope Francis walks the walk in flashy Seoul (CBS News)

Thai military government approves first rice sale since coup (Reuters)

Police name officer who shot unarmed black teenager (Channel4)

Why do whites run mostly black town? (CNN)

Russian Defense Ministry denies reports military column crossed into Ukraine (Russia Today)

Did police get it wrong in Ferguson? (CNN)

Ferguson Chief Identifies Officer Who Killed Unarmed Teen (NBC News)

Officer Darren Wilson identified as shooter in Ferguson teen killing (Russia Today)

Ukraine inspects Russia aid convoy near border (CBS News)

Innovation Overload: Why Saying 'Creativity' Is Not Enough (Forbes)

VIDEO: Airport adopts infrared Ebola 'test' (BBC)

After huge Gaza protests & anti-Semitic attacks, top UK cop seeks to calm tensions (Russia Today)

Russian aid convoy checked; military vehicles mass near Ukraine (Reuters)

Song for Pope (CNN)

Rugby league's Keith Mason in police probe over hit-and-run crash (Daily Mail)

British man held by police on Crete after angry mob accused him of taking pictures of children on busy beach (Daily Mail)

Olympics: Ebola hits youth event (CNN)

Hungary condemns sanctions on Russia (BBC)

Iraq crisis: Britain is prepared to arm Kurdish fighters to push back 'terrible threat' of Isis, Foreign Secretary says (Independent)

Ukraine 'destroys' part of Russian military column (Channel4)

African nations pull out of Youth Olympics in Ebola controversy (Los Angeles Times)

False flag: Kurds clash with Gaza protesters in UK after ISIS' banner mix-up (Russia Today)

Wedding amid Gaza rubble offers hope (CNN)

The World Trade Center's new logo is a confusing mix of allusions (Independent)

After Ferguson shooting, nearly half of Americans don't believe in justice poll (Russia Today)

Michael Brown shooting: Ferguson falls quiet as race campaigners rally across the US (Independent)

Russian MPs split over fresh suggestion to ban foreign adoptions (Russia Today)

Which foods are off Russian menus? (CNN)

Ebola outbreak: Athletes banned from combat and pool sports at Youth Olympics (Independent)

Why are Iraq oil prices so stable? (CNN)

Ebola crisis 'vastly underestimated' (CNN)

Sino-theology and the pope (CNN)

Proportion of rape cases referred for prosecution is at lowest ever level: Just 28% of allegations reported to police end up being sent on (Daily Mail)

WorldViews: The 84-year-old Islamic cleric shaking up Iraq's political world (Washington Post - Paywall)

VIDEO: Fear of Ebola spreads to economy (BBC)

EU backs arming of Kurds in Iraq (Channel4)

Gaza agriculture devastated by Israeli offensive UN (Russia Today)

Health Officials Try to Quell Fear of Ebola Spreading by Air Travel (New York Times - Paywall)

U.N. Pursues Bid to Stifle Rebels in Iraq (New York Times - Paywall)

NYPD threatens mass arrests at Ferguson solidarity rally (Russia Today)

Finish the job' Thousands of Israelis rally in support of Gaza offensive (PHOTOS) (Russia Today)

Nouri Maliki's departure sets stage for deeper U.S. role in Iraq (Los Angeles Times)

Two more top separatist leaders abandon eastern Ukraine battle (Los Angeles Times)

How a third of pensioners can't afford to stop work: The majority work past state pension age because they need the money (Daily Mail)

Most Yazidis have been rescued from a besieged mountain in northern Iraq (Washington Post - Paywall)

VIDEO: Keeping the lights on in Gaza (BBC)

WorldViews: Why Ukrainian politicians keep beating each other up (Washington Post - Paywall)

Pope Francis visits South Korea (CBS News)

Obama: 'We broke north Iraq siege' (BBC)

Moscow, Kiev inch closer to confrontation as Russian aid convoy heads for rebel areas (Washington Post - Paywall)

Russian aid convoy moves closer to Ukrainian border (Channel4)

WorldViews: The pope tours South Korea in a Kia (Washington Post - Paywall)

Israel, Gaza and the media: Propaganda war (Economist Magazine - Paywall)

Russia and the West: Flexing its mussels (Economist Magazine - Paywall)

Higher education: Why textbooks cost so much (Economist Magazine - Paywall)

Lexington: Chuck Hagel's world (Economist Magazine - Paywall)

Pope Francis reaches out to China as he begins Asia trip (Washington Post - Paywall)

The Michael Brown shooting: St Louis blues (Economist Magazine - Paywall)

SAS 'on the ground' in Iraq (Channel4)

Gaza begins tense five-day truce (BBC)

Iraq crisis: Yazidi refugees keen to leave for good - video (Channel4)

Ukraine to block Russian aid convoy (Channel4)

Britain to 'play a role' in Yazidi rescue mission in Iraq (Channel4)

Heading for Armageddon? Islamic State advances in Syria (Channel4)

Bomb attacks in Baghdad as US sends more military to Iraq (Channel4)

Will UK intervene in Iraq crisis? - video (Channel4)

Why is Russia sending 'aid convoy' to Ukraine? - video (Channel4)

Mike Brown protest spills into second night and onto web (Channel4)

Is attacking the Islamic State all about oil? - video (Channel4)

Helicopter carrying aid to Yazidis crashes in Iraq (Channel4)

It's complicated: who's on whose side in Syria and Iraq (Channel4)

'Refugees mobbed our helicopter' - with the Yazidis on Mt Sinjar, Iraq (Channel4)

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

Hopes for peace? Gaza talks resume in Egypt (Channel4)

Iraq turmoil: president asks for new government (Channel4)

Is Iraq on the verge of another refugee crisis? Or worse? (Channel4)

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)

Did couple steal state secrets? (CNN)

Gaza crisis brings 9/11 flashbacks (CNN)

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

Commemorating the first world war: In foreign fields (Economist Magazine - Paywall)

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

How does Russia see Putin? (CNN)

Why neon lights are dying (CNN)

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

Why does China struggle with football? (CNN)