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Pentagon says Iraq operations costing on average $7.5 million per day

Pentagon says Iraq operations costing on average $7.5 million per day

Rear Admiral John Kirby, the Pentagon press secretary, told a briefing the expense of U.S. operations against Islamic State in Iraq had varied since U.S. forces became involved on June 16 but on average "it's costing us about $7.5 million per day."
Ebola outbreak reaches Senegal, riots break out in Guinea

Ebola outbreak reaches Senegal, riots break out in Guinea

The deadly virus has defied efforts by governments to control it, prompting the leading charity fighting the outbreak Medicins Sans Frontieres to call for the U.N. Security Council to take charge of efforts to stop the epidemic
Family, sect members mourn South Korea ferry owner at funeral

Family, sect members mourn South Korea ferry owner at funeral

Around 300 people drowned in South Korea's worst maritime accident in decades, while 172 survived
China warns foreign powers not to use Hong Kong as a 'bridgehead'

China warns foreign powers not to use Hong Kong as a 'bridgehead'

Hong Kong is a special administrative region (SAR) of China, administered by what is known as the Basic Law
Silva widens lead ahead of Brazil presidential election

Silva widens lead ahead of Brazil presidential election

The popular anti-establishment figure is threatening to end the 12-year rule of the Workers' Party in a hotly contested vote that is being watched closely by investors hoping that a change of government will issue in more market-friendly policies