Thursday, 28th August 2014

World News

Body of missing American student found in Israel (CBS News)

Obama addresses ISIS in Syria, Ukraine crisis (CBS News)

Footage emerges claiming to show Russian tanks in Ukraine (Daily Mail)

Ukraine Says Russia Has Invaded (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Obama: U.S. Developing Broader Strategy for Iraq, Syria (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Minibus driver killed cyclist as he pulled away from lights while looking at his phone (Daily Mail)

Russia rolls into Ukraine (CBS News)

Ukraine crisis: Obama says US 'not taking military action' as it happened (Guardian)

WorldViews: Islamic State beheads Kurdish pesh merga fighter in video (Washington Post - Paywall)

"Significant escalation": Russian tanks enter Ukraine (CBS News)

Putin Keeps Pushing West Over Ukraine (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Ukraine: Russian Troops 'Fighting With Rebels' (Sky News)

Obama Says We Don't Have A Strategy Yet' for Fighting ISIS (Time Magazine)

U.S. seeks coalition against Islamic State, but military partners no sure bet (Reuters)

Video shows Islamic State executes scores of Syrian soldiers (Reuters)

Ukraine president accuses Russian soldiers of backing rebel thrust (Reuters)

Putin calls on Ukraine militia to let blocked Kiev troops to cross into Russia (Russia Today)

Texas man acquitted of murdering drunk driver who killed his sons (Russia Today)

Russia has over 1,000 troops' in Ukraine (Financial Times - Paywall)

Data retention critics alarmed by Australian federal police breach (Guardian)

Arizona Shooting Instructor Killed by Single Shot to Head (NBC News)

Obama Vows Russia Penalties, but Avoids Calling Ukraine Advance an Invasion (New York Times - Paywall)

Nato: Russian troops are in Ukraine (BBC)

WHO: Ebola Outbreak Could Hit 20,000 (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

WorldViews: Canada joins the stupid Twitter war between Russia and the West (Washington Post - Paywall)

UK Ebola volunteers needed (CNN)

Ukraine: Russia is invading (CNN)

Obama: Islamic State Still Poses Threat to Iraq, Region (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Toddler finds out mum is pregnant again in hilarious new video (Daily Mail)

Kurdish forces halt Isis advance in Iraq - video (Guardian)

Poroshenko: Russian troops on Ukraine soil (ALJAZEERA)

Obama threatens Russia with new sanctions over Ukraine (Russia Today)

Ebola Outbreak Likely Started With One Person (Time Magazine)

Internet blackmailer ordered suicidal teenager to make sordid webcam video of eight-hour rape re-enactment or he would send her family naked pictures (Daily Mail)

West Africa Ebola outbreak could infect 20,000 people, WHO says (Reuters)

Canadas NATO delegation mocks "lost" Russian troops on Twitter (CBS News)

NATO Satellite Images Show Russian Military In Ukraine (NBC News)

LIVE: Obama Speaks on ISIS and Ukraine Crisis (Time Magazine)

Videos Show Mass Killing of Captives by ISIS in Syria (New York Times - Paywall)

ISIS claims mass execution (CNN)

Gunmen Hold Peacekeepers in Syria (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Islamic State Economy Runs on Extortion, Oil Piracy (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

British student's video urges others to join him in 'golden era of jihad' (Guardian)

Dog stays by grave of owner for weeks after Indian teen killed in car crash (Daily Mail)

Israeli police find body of missing U.S. student (CBS News)

Little Boy Finds The Idea of His Mom Being Pregnant Simply Exasperating ? in Adorable Video (Time Magazine)

Russian armored invasion of Ukraine confirmed by NATO, separatists (Los Angeles Times)

WorldViews: Video Dispatch: In remote Sierra Leone, burying victims of Ebola (Washington Post - Paywall)

Body Found Near Jerusalem Is Believed to Be Missing American, Israeli Police Say (New York Times - Paywall)

US hurries to draw up response to Russia and Isis threats (Guardian)

NATO images 'show Russian troops' (CNN)

Gaza fishermen look to boost business under ceasefire agreement - video (Guardian)

Ukraine: emergency UN, Nato, EU meetings after Russian invasion claim (Guardian)

Russian Forces Fighting Alongside Separatists in Ukraine, NATO Says (Time Magazine)

Ebola virus could infect 20,000 before outbreak is over, World Health Organization says (Washington Post - Paywall)

Woman struck and killed by bus at Burning Man (CBS News)

Deputy police commissioner quits over Rotherham child sex scandal (Daily Mail)

Isis fighters killed 150 captured Syrian soldiers, new video footage shows (Independent)

Report: Missing American found dead in Jerusalem area forest, police say (Washington Post - Paywall)

Iraqi Kurds say their fight is against more than just the Islamic State (Washington Post - Paywall)

Scotch egged: Police probe nationalist attack on Glasgow MP Jim Murphy as tensions flare ahead of referendum (Daily Mail)

Ebola response: Self preservation? (ALJAZEERA)

Ukraine crisis: The phoney war is over as Russian troops and armour cross the border (Independent)

Ukraine crisis: The phoney war is over as Russian troops and armour pour across the border (Independent)

In Liberia's Capital, an Ebola Outbreak Like No Other (New York Times - Paywall)

Former Rotherham police officer charged with causing girl to engage in sexual activity (Daily Mail)

West Africa's Ebola outbreak could spread to 20,000 people, WHO warns (Los Angeles Times)

How Nigeria Is Keeping Ebola at Bay (Time Magazine)

Boy's war horror (CNN)

Russian Columns Enter Ukraine; Leader Urges Calm (Time Magazine)

Patient Zero? Ebola Outbreak Likely Started With One Person (NBC News)

U.N.: 43 peacekeepers seized by armed group in Syria (CBS News)

Woman butchered heavily pregnant mother-to-be with a kitchen knife and then tried to remove her baby from the womb before admitting everything to police in chilling confession (Daily Mail)

Fighting in Syria spawns separate civil war in global jihadist movement (Fox News)

Russian Defense Ministry: Online list of army units 'relocated to Ukraine' is a fake (Russia Today)

Ukraine's Petro Poroshenko calls for calm as violence in Donetsk kills 15 - video (Guardian)

Putin Peace Claims 'Not Credible' Says Cameron, As Russian Soldiers Pour Into Ukraine (Huffington Post)

Genetic clues to spread of Ebola (BBC)

Western Sanctions And Rising Debts Are Already Strangling The Russian Economy (Forbes)

WorldViews: Why one Spaniard sold his car to go fight in Ukraine (Washington Post - Paywall)

Marched to their deaths: Sickening ISIS slaughter continues as 250 soldiers captured at Syrian airbase are stripped then led to the desert for mass execution (Daily Mail)

Ebola cases could eventually top 20,000 (CBS News)

Ukraine Says Russian Forces Have Invaded, Creating Extremely Difficult' Situation (New York Times - Paywall)

ISIS militants carry out apparent mass execution in Syria (CBS News)

WorldViews: Has Russia invaded Ukraine? Here's what we know. (Washington Post - Paywall)

Islamic State kills 150 captured troops in Syria, say activists (Guardian)

Russia moves to freeze Ukraine conflict (Financial Times - Paywall)

Islamic State group threatening Syria aid access, just as 1st improvement seen in months (Fox News)

ISIS kills captured Syrian soldiers (Fox News)

ALS ice bucket challenge: German MP shows green' credentials in charity video which featured cannabis plant (Independent)

Nine killed in fighting between rival regions in north Somalia (Reuters)

Analysis - With economy sinking, Mugabe sets hopes on 'old friend' China (Reuters)

Russian armored columns said to capture key Ukrainian town (Washington Post - Paywall)

Accusations of massacre at Cairo's elite club as hundreds of stray cats killed (Guardian)

Czechs to host planned NATO war games next week (Reuters)

Body found outside Jerusalem probably missing American, say police (Los Angeles Times)

World News Update: Ebola could affect 20,000 people globally (Daily Star)

Canadian NATO officials lampoon Vladimir Putin by tweeting map showing Ukraine as 'NOT RUSSIA' (Daily Mail)

Western Jihadists Are Being Used As 'Cannon Fodder' For ISIS (Huffington Post)

US officials: Ebola outbreak to worsen (Russia Today)

One in five rapes, robberies and violent attacks in England's biggest cities are written off by police as 'no crime' (Daily Mail)

Ebola region faces UK travel ban (BBC)

Bob McDonnell corruption trial: the failure of a 'traditional American family' (Guardian)

Germany feeling impact of Putin's incursion in east Ukraine (Guardian)

After Gaza cease-fire, Netanyahu in tough spot at home (Washington Post - Paywall)

Nato images - 'proof' Russian soldiers inside Ukraine (Channel4)

'Russian troops deployed' in Ukraine (BBC)

Over 1,000 Russian Soldiers Join Fight, NATO Says (New York Times - Paywall)

Police in Israel find body they believe could be missing American student (Guardian)

This Video Perfectly Describes How People Feel About Online Dating (Time Magazine)

Ebola virus: WHO predict fatal disease could spread TEN-FOLD despite fast-tracked vaccines (Daily Express)

YouTube video posted by Isis militants shows 'execution of 250 Syrian soldiers' (Independent)

Egypt investigates after online video shows police taunting corpse (Fox News)

Breaststroke brigade: Cross-channel swimmer mistaken for illegal immigrant' by border police (Russia Today)

Binyamin Netanyahu faces political turbulence after Gaza war (Guardian)

Police seize video gamer live on cam (BBC)

A day in the life of the Panama Canal! Fascinating time-lapse video captures ships passing through world's most famous waterway over 24 hours (Daily Mail)

Surfers crowd southern California beaches for giant waves - video (Guardian)

Islamic State Commit Another Atrocity Slaughtering 'Dozens' Of Syrian Soldiers (Huffington Post)

Abuse police face fresh criticism (BBC)

Woman killed by speeding train at Fisherman's level crossing in Lancashire (Daily Mail)

Obama wants war plan against ISIS by the end of the week (Russia Today)

Exclusive - Armoured column seen in south Russia near border with Ukraine (Reuters)

Listening Post: Asking Congress to Back ISIS Strikes Is Tricky for Obama (New York Times - Paywall)

Deadly Ebola could affect up to 20,000 people, say world health chiefs as they reveal there may already be 12,000 victims - four times the current estimate (Daily Mail)

Pope to honor dead from both sides of World War I during visit to northern Italy (Fox News)

VIDEO: Police seize gamer during live broadcast (BBC)

Ukraine video 'of Russian tank in Novoazovsk' (Guardian)

Glowing sunsets, frosty mornings and even a double rainbow: Spectacular photos capture luminous colours of American prairie (Daily Mail)

Steven Sotloff's Mother Begs Islamic State 'Caliph' To Free Her Son (Huffington Post)

Gaza fishermen view meagre catch (Financial Times - Paywall)

WHO says Ebola cases could exceed 20,000 (ALJAZEERA)

Father David Barajas cleared of murdering drunk-driver Jose Banda who killed his sons (Independent)

Ebola vaccine trial to start (CNN)

Australia and Indonesia sign anti-spy agreement video (Guardian)

Rebels seem to control another key town in Ukraine (CBS News)

Israeli police find an unidentified body in area where U.S student went missing last week (Fox News)

State-owned enterprises: Fixing China Inc (Economist Magazine - Paywall)

New Hampshire's Senate race: Casting stones in the Granite State (Economist Magazine - Paywall)

Islamic State group executes Syrian soldiers (ALJAZEERA)

Lancashire farmer 'mowed down his police officer neighbour with his tractor' over DIY repairs to track (Daily Mail)

WHO warns 20,000 at risk of Ebola (BBC)

Majority of Israelis see no winner in Gaza conflict, post-truce poll shows (Los Angeles Times)

France's Hollande says Assad no ally in fight against Islamic State (Reuters)

Recep Tayyip Erdoan sworn in as Turkey's president - video (Guardian)

Russians invading, says Ukraine leader; tanks reported crossing border (Los Angeles Times)

Ebola Could Eventually Afflict Over 20,000, W.H.O. Says (New York Times - Paywall)

Ukraine sinks eurozone economic sentiment to 8-month low (Russia Today)

WHO warns 20,000 at risk from Ebola (Financial Times - Paywall)

Russia accused of invasion (CNN)

Ebola outbreak 'accelerating' (CNN)

First Human Trials of Ebola Vaccine Start Next Week (NBC News)

Islamic State Executes About 200 Syrian Soldiers (New York Times - Paywall)

UN Security Council meets in emergency session on growing Ukraine crisis (Fox News)

Police unable to arrest African ambassador accused of beating his daughter because of diplomatic immunity (Independent)

US police unable to arrest African ambassador accused of beating his daughter because of diplomatic immunity (Independent)

Media Tycoon Critical of China Is Visited by Hong Kong Antigraft Agency (New York Times - Paywall)

Away from Gaza war, Arab East Jerusalem seethes with protests and raids (Reuters)

'Reduce or stop it': China vows to respond to US 'close surveillance' patrols (Russia Today)

The moment police shoot 'Cops' cameraman dead as they 'tried to show off for cameras' by taking robber down in hail of bullets (Daily Mail)

US investigates reports that second American has been killed in Syria (Daily Mail)

China deals cash blow to Mugabe (Financial Times - Paywall)

Dyson video teases mystery device that's taken 16 YEARS to develop (Daily Mail)

Iraq and Syria pose Saudi dilemma - failed states or Iran proxies (Reuters)

DON'T feed the birds: Pensioner banned from putting out hanging feeders because they're a 'health hazard' - and threatened with police action if she doesn't stop (Daily Mail)

Madeleine McCann police make new request to Portuguese authorities for help in hunt for missing girl (Daily Mail)

Purr-fect mortgage: Top Russian bank offers feline bonus to new homeowners (VIDEO) (Russia Today)

Ebola toll tops 1,550, outbreak accelerates - WHO (Reuters)

Ebola cases in west Africa could rise to 20,000 says WHO (Guardian)

Russia, Ukraine Warned Over Gas Supplies (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Ukrainian president: Russian troops have crossed border (Guardian)

Communists urge state control on food prices (Russia Today)

Ebola Vaccine Tested By GlaxoSmithKline As West Africa Braces For More Deaths (Huffington Post)

Russian Forces Moving Inside Ukraine: Poroshenko (NBC News)

French leader suggests Europe could help monitor Gaza cease-fire (Fox News)

Stage Is Set for Gaza Reconstruction (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Islamic extremist boasts he would be 'honoured' to perform execution (Independent)

British Islamic extremist boasts he would be 'honoured' to perform execution (Independent)

'Tropes vs. Women in Video Games': You Might Never Have Noticed How Sexist Video Games Really Are (Huffington Post)

At least 60 killed in central Nigeria communal battle - police (Reuters)

Kiev loses control of Novoazovsk, rebel troops advance in southeast Ukraine (Russia Today)

VIDEO: Police hunt armed robber responsible for string of terrifying crimes (Daily Star)

Experimental Ebola Vaccine Heads to Human Trials (Time Magazine)

Ukraine and Russia: War, not peace (Economist Magazine - Paywall)

Carrots and sticks: New Iraq crisis is part of US agenda to target Syria and Iran (Russia Today)

WHO: Ebola Outbreak Could Infect More Than 20,000 (NBC News)

Switzerland mirrors EU sanctions against Russia (Russia Today)

NRA under fire for tasteless tweet titled '7 ways children can have fun at the shooting range' just hours after girl killed instructor with Uzi (Daily Mail)

The men with the steadiest hands in France: Two-man team who comb the countryside for unexploded First World War shells (Daily Mail)

Ebola spreads to Nigeria oil hub (BBC)

In Ukraine, pro-Russia separatists press on with building a new state (Los Angeles Times)

WHO Warns Ebola Outbreak Could Hit 20,000 (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Watch A Video Of The Moment Tory MP Douglas Carswell Defected To Ukip (Huffington Post)

Ebola Outbreak Could Infect 20,000 People (Sky News)

Mystery illness hits girls in South American town (CBS News)

China vows to respond to US military surveillance flights (Fox News)

UN: Ebola Cases Could Eventually Reach 20,000 (Time Magazine)

Ebola doctors volunteer despite risk (CNN)

Finland suspects 3rd Russian airspace violation in 6 days (Fox News)

Canada's delegation to Nato mocks Russia with Ukraine geography lesson (Guardian)

Finland suspects Russia breached airspace for third time in week (Reuters)

Nigeria Confirms First Ebola Death Outside Lagos (Time Magazine)

Israel says Hamas 'hit hard' in Gaza fighting (ALJAZEERA)

'Yoga's not just for girls!': 'Broga' - aimed at men and created by an American footballer turned bodybuilder - is the latest way for guys to tone up (Daily Mail)

Thanks, ISIS: War Against Militants Boosts Kurds' Cause (NBC News)

Woman killed in Carrickfergus crash (BBC)

Annual elephant polo tournament kicks off in Thailand - video (Guardian)

Race Against Time: First Human Trials of Ebola Vaccine to Start (NBC News)

In Israel's South, Families Worry About the Future of Life Near Gaza (New York Times - Paywall)

Ukrainian rebel leader: Russian soldiers are fighting among us - video (Guardian)

Terrorism experts see long, tough battle to contain Islamic State (Los Angeles Times)

Foreign Fighters, the Home Security Threat & ISIS (Huffington Post)

Indian Muslim Said to Have Joined ISIS Is Reported Dead (New York Times - Paywall)

Ukraine: 'Invasion of Russian Forces Has Taken Place' (NBC News)

Israelis Skeptical of PM's Gaza Victory Claim (Time Magazine)

'Cops' Crew Member Killed in Police Shooting (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Strictly Come Dancing' And X Factor' WILL Go Head-To-Head In Ratings War - Which Show Will You Be Watching? (POLL) (Huffington Post)

China Furious As Japan's PM Makes War Tribute (Sky News)

'No Russian troops in Ukraine': Moscow's OSCE rep responds to Kiev's claims (Russia Today)

Russian forces, separatists are staging counter-offensive in east Ukraine - Ukraine security council (Reuters)

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Russia Goes to War With McDonald's, Soviet Style (New York Times - Paywall)

Ukraine crisis: Russian military has 'invaded', says Poroshenko (Independent)

Ukraine crisis: Russian military troops 'deployed in east', says Poroshenko (Independent)

Russian military troops deployed to Ukraine', warns Poroshenko (Independent)

Russian military troops have been brought into Ukraine', warns Poroshenko (Independent)

ISIS infiltrating Kirkuk (CNN)

Russia sees chance to lift Iran sanctions through international talks (Reuters)

Zambia lifts ban on safari hunting to attract tourists ... as wildlife authority pushes to allow lions and leopards to be killed for cash (Daily Mail)

'Many Russians' fighting in Ukraine (BBC)

TV crew member killed by Omaha police - pictures (Channel4)

Chilean marine becomes the first to publicly come out as gay - video (Guardian)

10 American Jobs That Are Disappearing Now (Time Magazine)

ISIS in Iraq (CNN)

This Couple Officially Killed The Romance In Their Wedding By Asking People To Sponsor It (Huffington Post)

Ukraine rebels say Russia troops among forces (ALJAZEERA)

Ebola Patient Arrives in Germany (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Russian-backed separatists enter southeast Ukraine town (Reuters)

Washington and Kiev Say Moscow Is Sending Heavily Armed Troops Into Ukraine (Time Magazine)

Opinion: Cold Russian winter ahead (CNN)

Airline Cuts Complicate Ebola Efforts (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Ukraine president blames military failure on deserting commanders (Russia Today)

China says 'no change' in policy on improving ties with Japan (Reuters)

Ukraine forces brace for fighting with pro-Russian troops at 'second front' (Guardian)

Migration Dept. to launch first-ever unified database of Russian citizens (Russia Today)

Steven Sotloff's mother appeals to Isis leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi to free her son in video (Independent)

Ukraine rebel leader reportedly admits thousands of Russians fighting with separatists (Fox News)

Hong Kong graft police search home of pro-democracy media magnate Lai (Fox News)

6 dead, 21 missing after landslide hits village in southwestern China (Fox News)

Filipino bishops vow to counter Islamic State militants, send aid to Christians (Fox News)

Islamic State, ISIS or ISIL: Why it doesn't matter what you call the brutal al-Qaeda offshoot which now boasts more than 80,000 jihadists (Daily Mail)

Strategic Ukraine town under rebel control; 11 reported killed in Donetsk shelling (Fox News)

'Cops' TV Crew Member Gunned Down By Police While Filming Armed Robbery (Huffington Post)

Kim Jong-un 'is a Manchester United fan', has ordered state TV to show their matches (Independent)

'Cops' crew member killed (CNN)

Raid on ISIS suspect in France (CNN)

Isis hostage's mother makes emotional plea for his release - video (Guardian)

Only Russian volunteers fighting with anti-Kiev forces - Donetsk Republic leader (Russia Today)

Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe says new laws are needed to tackle extremists fighting for ISIS (Daily Mail)

Kiev: Russian troops captured (CNN)

IISS experts say Russian tank in eastern Ukraine 'shows Russia is supplying arms to rebels' (Independent)

Russian tank in eastern Ukraine 'shows Russia is supplying arms to rebels', says strategy experts (Independent)

Russian T-72 tank in eastern Ukraine 'shows Russia is supplying arms to rebels', says strategy experts (Independent)

Cameraman killed filming reality TV show 'Cops' in police crossfire (Independent)

U.N. report blasts ISIS, Syria (CNN)

Many Israelis skeptical of PM Netanyahu's claim of clear-cut victory in Gaza war, poll shows (Fox News)

Ukraine rebels extend fight to south (Financial Times - Paywall)

Shaun Wright Resigns From Labour But Refuses To Quit Police After Rotherham Sex Abuse Scandal (Huffington Post)

Britain's Muslim and Jewish leaders urge followers to 'export peace' to Gaza (Guardian)

Cops TV crew member and suspect killed by Omaha police during gunfight (Guardian)

Inside the mind of an American jihadist: Florida man turned Syria suicide bomber believed the FBI was on his tail when he fled the US (Daily Mail)

Kim's a big fan of Man Un-ited! Dictator loves team so much he orders North Korean state TV to illegally show their matches (Daily Mail)

China, South Korea urge Japan to stick to history after Abe sends note honoring war criminals (Fox News)

Libya ambassador warns of looming civil war (ALJAZEERA)

Russia pressed over Ukraine fighting (BBC)

Second American killed fighting for ISIS (CBS News)

Russia 'Directing Offensive In Ukraine's East' (Sky News)

Islamic State extremists rooted in Syria, home to the group's declared capital and power base (Fox News)

China slams Japan over prime minister's note to ceremony honoring war criminals (Fox News)

The debate over military intervention against Isis in Iraq is too simplistic (Guardian)

NATO formations on Russian borders will impact Moscow's decision-making envoy (Russia Today)

U.S. air strikes on Syria would face formidable obstacles (Reuters)

Minneapolis is recruiting are for Islamic extremists (CBS News)

U.S. National Security Council aware of reports that second American killed in Syria (Reuters)

Ebola 'even worse than feared' (CNN)

Video Games Come of Age as Spectator Sport (Time Magazine)

China criticises Japan after Shinzo Abe honours war criminals as martyrs (Guardian)

American Hostage's Mom's Video 'Brilliant,' Terror Experts Say (NBC News)

Freelancer discusses the perils of war reporting (CBS News)

Gaza truce holding but Israel's Netanyahu under fire at home (Reuters)

US police shoot robber and TV crewman dead (ALJAZEERA)

Police kill Cops TV show crew member during Omaha robbery - video (Guardian)

Christopher Pyne on education reform - video (Guardian)

Ebola outbreak 'will get worse' (BBC)

'Cops' filming goes bad: Crew member gunned down by Omaha police (Russia Today)

China Resources Power President Is Investigated (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Over 60 Ukrainian troops cross into Russia seeking refuge (Russia Today)

6 dead, 21 missing after landslide hits village in southwest China (Fox News)

In Israel's South, Families Worry About the Future of Settlements Near Gaza (New York Times - Paywall)

Islamic State executes soldiers, takes hostages at Syria base - social media (Reuters)

WHO explains how a suspected Ebola outbreak spread in Congo (Los Angeles Times)

VIDEO: TV crew member killed filming robbery (BBC)

Action Movie Kid 2 - The Video Game: Viral sensation superhero 3-year-old returns with the help of Dreamworks animator dad (Daily Mail)

Arthur Conan Doyle's eerie vision of the future of war (BBC)

Military Skill and Terrorist Technique Fuel Success of ISIS (New York Times - Paywall)

Ukraine Reports Russian Invasion on a New Front (New York Times - Paywall)

'Aspect of American culture' (CNN)

Ukraine says Russian armored vehicles pouring across border (Los Angeles Times)

Even our police are blinded by liberal dogma, writes SIMON DANCZUK (Daily Mail)

Pro-Russian separatists seize territory along Ukraine coastline (CBS News)

Minnesota man who died fighting for ISIS remembered as "class clown" (CBS News)

Police scale back in Ferguson (CNN)

Blackwater Defense Says Iraqi Police Removed Evidence (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Key Gaza crossing opens (CNN)

Federal police mistakenly publish metadata from criminal investigations (Guardian)

CDC Director: Ebola Is Worse Than I'd Feared' (Time Magazine)

Guns a part of American childhood (BBC)

Dad acquitted in slaying of driver who killed sons (CBS News)

Open Source: Video of Combat in Eastern Ukraine Adds to Worries in Kiev (New York Times - Paywall)

We need help to find Maddie: Brit police want more Portuguese assistance (Daily Star)

'COPS' Crew Member Killed in Police Shootout (NBC News)

American Suicide Bomber Says He Was Watched by FBI (NBC News)

Mum pleads for life of Islamic State hostage (ALJAZEERA)

Russian Soldiers in Ukraine Put Pressure on Putin's Denials (Time Magazine)

Russian journalists attacked while investigating soldier burials (Los Angeles Times)

Cops crew member killed by US police (BBC)

U.S. Investigating Reports of 2nd American Jihadist Killed in Syria (Time Magazine)

W.H.O. Moves Team in Sierra Leone After a Medical Worker Contracts Ebola (New York Times - Paywall)

WorldViews: Ukraine says it's being invaded by Russia, and can you please retweet (Washington Post - Paywall)

Mother of American hostage issues direct appeal to ISIS leader (CBS News)

Russian hackers suspected in US bank attack (ALJAZEERA)

6 Ecuadoran police sentenced to 12 years for 2010 attempt on life of President Correa (Fox News)

Peace in Gaza... but now Israel faces attack to the east after Al Qaeda fighters seize crossing with Syria (Daily Mail)

British ISIS fighter in Syria reveals he wants to murder a hostage (Daily Mail)

Police Commissioner Shaun Wright Will Be Suspended By Labour If He Does Not Resign (Huffington Post)

Mexico lake town besieged by kidnappings is first assignment for new police force (Fox News)

Lebanese army shells militant positions in Syria border zone (Reuters)

American Hostage's Mother Pleads For His Life (Sky News)

WorldViews: Do 1 in 6 French citizens really support Islamic State? (Washington Post - Paywall)

British Police Arrest 2nd Man in Killing of Pakistani Politician (New York Times - Paywall)

Passengers push tram to free schoolgirls leg - video (Guardian)

Syria Rebels Capture Israel Crossing (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Netanyahu declares 'victory' in Gaza (BBC)

Obama administration floats 'coalition' trial-balloon on Syria airstrikes as UK and Australia go on Pentagon's speed-dial (Daily Mail)

Long Story Short: Where Did ISIS Come From? (NBC News)

U.S. Probing Reports of Second American Jihadist Killed (NBC News)

Is this the most romantic man in London? Meet the couple whose dramatic candlelit proposal was caught on camera by POLICE helicopter (Daily Mail)

Islamic State: Arab leaders reluctant to heed US call for 'allies against Isis' (Guardian)

Gaza truce: Is there a winner? (ALJAZEERA)

US hostage mother makes video plea (BBC)

After more than 2,100 deaths, the Gaza war ends where it began (Washington Post - Paywall)

Ukraine gathers its military forces after 100 Russian tanks 'are seen crossing the border' just hours after Vladimir Putin vowed to end bloodshed (Daily Mail)

WorldViews: Why Canada cares much more about the War of 1812 (Washington Post - Paywall)

Gaza truce holds as Israelis debate what was won and lost (Los Angeles Times)

Monitor Reports Heavy Cluster Bomb Use in Syria (New York Times - Paywall)

WorldViews: Pablo Escobar's top assassin, Popeye,' is out of jail and under police protection (Washington Post - Paywall)

Syria crisis: British and US failure there led to creation of Isis, says former military chief General Sir David Richards (Independent)

Isis burn down marijuana farm in Syria - video (Guardian)

Russian Paratroopers' Mothers Plead For Release (Sky News)

Gaza Conflict 101: What to Know About the Cease-Fire (NBC News)

Syrian rebels capture sole border crossing between Israel and Syria in Golan Heights (Washington Post - Paywall)

Questions raised by the rise of Isis (Guardian)

Syria crisis: Freed American journalist Peter Theo Curtis returns home to family (Independent)

Syria crisis: Rebels seize border crossing with Israel in the Golan Heights (Independent)

Other Americans joining ISIS (CNN)

Nato would be powerless to stop a Russian invasion of Eastern Europe, says top British general (Daily Mail)

Steven Sotloff's mother makes desperate TV appeal to beg ISIS leader for mercy (Daily Mail)

Netanyahu declares victory in Gaza war (Fox News)

Ukraine crisis: Pro-Russian rebels take strategic port of Novoazovsk on the Azov Sea (Independent)

In video to militants, captive American's mother pleads for his life (Los Angeles Times)

Turkey hits back at western Isis criticism (Financial Times - Paywall)

Douglas McAuthur McCain: death of a US jihadi in Syria (Channel4)

Libya warns United Nations of possible slide into civil war (Reuters)

Boko Haram fighters killed by soldiers in northern Cameroon (Independent)

US journalist Steven Sotloff's mother begs Isis for kidnapped son's return (Guardian)

Gaza begins to pick up pieces after 'worst war' (Guardian)

Ukraine rebels enter coastal town (BBC)

Hamas holds large victory rally in Gaza - video (Guardian)

Islamic State commits war crimes, Syrian government using poison gas - U.N. (Reuters)

American Hostage's Mom to ISIS: 'Release My Child' (NBC News)

Syrian government, Islamic State accused of war crimes (Los Angeles Times)

Kate Bush fans post video and photos despite singer's plea not to record it (Daily Mail)

'I saved all my clothes I was raped in but the police lost them and said it was my word against his': Shocking claims of Rotherham sex abuse gang victim whose parents sent her abroad when authorities failed to protect her (Daily Mail)

IS accused of Syria mass atrocities (BBC)

Swiss Extend Sanctions on Five Russian Banks (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Syria Rebels Seize Golan Heights Crossing (Sky News)

How not to test an exhaust pipe! Hilarious video shows mechanics pranking friend as he inspects car ... with explosive results (Daily Mail)

'Executions, amputations and lashings': ISIS commits war crimes in Syria, UN says (Russia Today)

Police shoot dead three criminals near U.N., U.S. sites in Nairobi (Reuters)

U.N. Accuses Syria of Atrocities (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

UN Accuses Syria Over Chemical Weapons (Sky News)

US intelligence: 300 Americans fighting alongside Islamic State (Russia Today)

Second American 'dies with ISIS' (CNN)

WorldViews: How all sides are committing war crimes in Syria (Washington Post - Paywall)

Moscow dismisses Ukraine's 'disinformation' on Russian gas transit halt (Russia Today)

UK not ready to join US air campaign against ISIS (Russia Today)

China says wants to mend ties with Vietnam - Xinhua (Reuters)

Russia will lift food ban when national security no longer a threat (Russia Today)

#FreeAndrew on front page: German Junge Welt joins campaign to free Russian journalist (Russia Today)

Ukraine accuses Russia of stepping up military activity in Crimea (Washington Post - Paywall)

Freed Syria hostage 'overwhelmed' (BBC)

From American kid to jihadi in Syria (CNN)

Ukraine President urges peace action (CNN)

Ebola virus: British Dr Nathalie MacDermott quarantined for three weeks returns to work (Independent)

Ebola virus: British doctor quarantined for three weeks returns to work (Independent)

Ebola virus: British doctor Nathalie MacDermott returns to work after three weeks in quarantine (Independent)

Ebola survivor: 'I'm alive due to God' (CNN)

Insight - A broken man living on dreams pulls Japan into Syria hostage drama (Reuters)

ISIS Militants Carry Out Regular Friday 'Executions, Amputations And Mock Crucifixions' In Syria (Huffington Post)

U.S. Captive's Mother Issues Plea to ISIS (New York Times - Paywall)

Gun instructor shot by nine-year-old girl - video (Channel4)

Red alert: NATO mission creep advancing to Russian border (Russia Today)

Nigeria closes schools over Ebola (BBC)

China to Allow Foreign Ownership of Hospitals (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Freed Syria Captive Curtis 'Overwhelmed With Emotion' (NBC News)

Syria conflict: UN report accuses Assad regime of massacres and crimes against humanity (Independent)

Queen's Guard Reportedly Caught on Video Making Faces (NBC News)

Beverly Hills Police Department 'regrets' wrongly arresting producer Charles Belk (Independent)

Palestinians celebrate Gaza 'victory' following peace deal (Daily Mail)

Gaza Ceasefire: A Truce, Not A Peace (Sky News)

Anti-Russian rhetoric pre-dated Ukraine crisis, Moscow does not want spats - Lavrov (Russia Today)

Kiev's Moscow confrontation strategy yields no result senior Russian MP (Russia Today)

What weapons has Islamic State seized at Tabqa? (Channel4)

WorldViews: Here are the key players fighting the war for Libya, all over again (Washington Post - Paywall)

Giant panda in China fakes pregnancy to receive nicer food and round-the-clock care' (Independent)

Poroshenko wants to internationalize the situation and turn it into a conflict between Ukraine and Russia' (Russia Today)

'Insane if US starts striking Syria without working with the Assad regime' (Russia Today)

Latest truce holding in Gaza hours after it began (CBS News)

Japan's Premier Supported Ceremony for War Criminals (New York Times - Paywall)

VIDEO: Rotherham abuse: Police head will not quit (BBC)

ISIS has 100,000 fighters, growing fast - Iraqi govt adviser (Russia Today)

Europe to depend on Russian gas for at least a decade - Fitch (Russia Today)

Truce in Gaza (CNN)

War in Gaza: winners and losers (Financial Times - Paywall)

Japan PM marks war criminal ceremony (BBC)

NATO chief eyes more bases in E. Europe to confront Russia (Russia Today)

Ukraine detains Russian paratroopers; U.S. ambassador warns of counteroffensive' (Washington Post - Paywall)

Putin Talks to Ukrainian Leader as Videos Show Captured Russian Soldiers (New York Times - Paywall)

Gaza truce: An end to fighting? (CNN)

'Roadmap' for peace? Ukraine to seek ceasefire after talks (Channel4)

Russia, Ukraine agree to kick-start stalled gas talks (Russia Today)

US has no idea how to deal with Islamic State' (Russia Today)

U.S. seeking more intel on ISIS in Syria (CBS News)

Russian fireworks show tops Cannes intl pyrotechnics competition (FULL VIDEO) (Russia Today)

Dozens of police departments suspended for losing US military-grade weaponry (Russia Today)

American Fighting for ISIS Is Killed in Syria (New York Times - Paywall)

American citizen killed while fighting in Syria (CBS News)

U.S. rules out coordinating with Assad on airstrikes against Islamists in Syria (Washington Post - Paywall)

American convert to Islam is killed fighting in Syria, U.S. official says (Washington Post - Paywall)

US has no plans' to coordinate with Syria airstrikes against Islamic State (Russia Today)

VIDEO: 'No end in sight to Ukraine fighting' (BBC)

How U.S. can help Syria drive out ISIS (CNN)

US launches surveillance flights over Syria - video (Channel4)

Israel and Hamas agree Gaza ceasefire (Channel4)

James Foley's parents: 'He was a light in the dark' - video (Channel4)

Metal bar goes right through man's head as he dismantles his old house in China (Daily Mail)

Can cartoon princess heal China rift? (CNN)

Was Foley killed by second militant? (CNN)

Brazil prisoners decapitated in Cascavel jail riot - video (Channel4)

China seizes tainted chicken feet (CNN)

Tycoon 'sorry' for China 'mongrel' rant (CNN)

China slams 'aggressive jet' claim (CNN)

China executes attack 'masterminds' (CNN)

Britain's first Ebola patient 'inspirational', says friend (Channel4)

The deadly spread of Ebola - clickable map (Channel4)

Gaza mosque turned to rubble in latest strike - video (Channel4)

UN on Islamic State: 'Grave, horrific human rights abuses' (Channel4)

Parading captured troops in Donetsk - video (Channel4)

Is Libya now a failed state? - video (Channel4)

Israeli military flattens Gaza tower block (Channel4)

Ebola Briton to fly to the UK (Channel4)

Aid convoy trucks cross back from Ukraine into Russia (Channel4)

How to counter extremist narrative of IS - video (Channel4)

How should the US tackle IS threat? - video (Channel4)

Syria deaths at 191,000: 'It's not a number, it's people' (Channel4)

Tests show Irish man did not die of Ebola virus (Channel4)

Kiev accuses Russia of 'invasion' as convoy crosses border (Channel4)

Ukraine and Russia: Battering on (Economist Magazine - Paywall)

Rural schools: Down and out in rural China (Economist Magazine - Paywall)

American schools: The new white minority (Economist Magazine - Paywall)

Iraq, Syria and the Islamic State: A war that crosses national boundaries (Economist Magazine - Paywall)

Japan's defense plans rile China (CNN)

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

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

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

Colorado politics: Ground war (Economist Magazine - Paywall)

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)

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

20 China travel tips (CNN)

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)

After fatal shooting of panhandler in wheelchair, driver leads police on I-95 chase (Miami Herald)