Marie Paule Kieny, World Health Organization (WHO) assistant Director General for Health Systems and Innovation gestures during a news conference on Ebola candidate vaccines, at the United Nations European headquarters in Geneva October 21, 2014.     REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

Ebola death toll tops 4,900 as virus spreads - WHO

GENEVA - The death toll from the Ebola epidemic rose to 4,922 out of 10,141 known cases in eight countries through Oct. 23, the World Health Organization (WHO) said.  Full Article | Video 


U.S., allies stage 22 air strikes in Iraq - U.S. Central Command 3:17pm BST

WASHINGTON - The United States and its allies conducted 22 air strikes against Islamic State forces in Iraq on Friday and Saturday, the U.S. Central Command said.


'We won't pay,' furious Cameron tells EU over surprise bill

2:16am BST

BRUSSELS - In a vivid display of fury at European Union technocrats, British Prime Minister David Cameron refused to pay a surprise 2.1-billion-euro (1.65 billion pounds) bill on Friday as EU leaders ordered an urgent review of the calculations used. | Video


Two killed, four wounded in Washington state school shooting

3:51am BST

MARYSVILLE Wash. - A student shot dead a female classmate and wounded four others when he opened fire in the cafeteria of his Washington state high school on Friday, apparently after a fight with fellow students, authorities said.


China's auto market growth may halve to 7 percent this year - industry body head

7:34am BST

SHANGHAI - Growth in China's auto market, the world's biggest, will halve to 7 percent this year weighed down by a slowing economy, the head of an industry body said on Saturday.


Rapid UK recovery starts to slow from previous red-hot pace

24 Oct 2014

LONDON - Britain still looks on track to outpace other advanced economies this year after rapid growth eased only slightly in the three months to September, but a euro zone slowdown could hamper the recovery in the run-up to next May's election.


Protesters march against Renzi labour reforms in Rome

1:24pm BST

ROME - Demonstrators from across Italy filled the streets of Rome on Saturday to protest against labour market reforms which the government of Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has made a cornerstone of its policy.

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South Korean protesters rally against Japan over disputed islands

South Korean protesters rally against Japan to mark the "Day of Dokdo", named after a group of disputed islands, also claimed by Japan. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).