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Israel looks for missing soldier; Hamas says he may have been killed

Israel looks for missing soldier; Hamas says he may have been killed

Israel said Second Lieutenant Hadar Goldin, 23, who went missing on Friday, had been abducted by Hamas gunmen. It declared a planned 72-hour Gaza ceasefire over, saying Hamas militants breached the truce soon after it took effect.
Experts recover human remains at Ukraine crash site despite new fighting

Experts recover human remains at Ukraine crash site despite new fighting

The expert group, which Ukrainian authorities said numbered 101 people, was the largest to access the wreckage since Flight MH17 crashed in rebel-held territory on July 17. All 298 people aboard were killed.
African leaders agree steps to fight runaway Ebola outbreak

African leaders agree steps to fight runaway Ebola outbreak

The World Health Organisation and medical charity Medicins Sans Frontieres said on Friday the outbreak, which has killed 729 people in four West African countries, was out of control and more resources were urgently needed to deal with it.
Bible left in North Korean sailor's club triggered U.S. tourist's arrest

Bible left in North Korean sailor's club triggered U.S. tourist's arrest

During his ten day trip to North Korea, Fowle's fellow travellers described the middle-aged street repairs worker from Miamisburg, Ohio as a warm, amiable, quiet man.
WHO chief says Ebola out of control but can be stopped

WHO chief says Ebola out of control but can be stopped

"This outbreak is moving faster than our efforts to control it," Chan told the presidents of Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Ivory Coast at a meeting in Guinea's capital Conakry.