The New York Times
- South Korea Delays Shift in Control of MilitaryThe United States agreed to postpone the return of wartime control of the South Korean military to Seoul until the South’s forces were better prepared.
- European Leaders Agree on Targets to Fight Climate ChangeThe main target that won approval was a pledge to slash emissions by at least 40 percent, compared with 1990 levels, by 2030.
- Ebola Crosses New Border as Mali Confirms a CaseA toddler from next-door Guinea who lost a parent to the disease has tested positive.
- World Briefing: Hearing in Haitians’ Cholera CaseA federal judge in Manhattan heard arguments on Thursday in the first court proceeding over Haitian cholera victims’ lawsuit against the United Nations.
- Vaccine Trials for Ebola Are Planned in West AfricaThe two trials will run separately in Liberia and Sierra Leone and involve different designs to ensure at least one produces usable information.
- UK told to pay £1.7bn extra to EUThe UK has been told it must pay an extra £1.7bn (2.1bn euros) towards the European Union's budget because the economy has performed better than expected in recent years.
- NY doctor tests positive for EbolaA US doctor who returned to New York from Ebola-hit Guinea in West Africa becomes the first person to test positive for the virus in the city.
- Payout to mother of secret PC's childThe Metropolitan Police is to pay £425,000 to a woman whose child was fathered by a man she did not know was an undercover police officer.
- Video of Ottawa attack releasedAuthorities in Canada release video showing the moments before a lone gunman stormed into Canada's parliament and was shot dead.
- Cliff Richard police raid 'inept'The handling of a police raid at the home of veteran pop star Sir Cliff Richard is described as inept by the Commons Home Affairs Committee.
The Wall Street Journal
- China Vows to Strengthen Judicial SystemChina’s Communist Party said it planned to give its judicial system more authority and its citizens a bigger say in the lawmaking process, while stressing the importance of ensuring the p...
- EU Agrees to Long-Term Climate TargetsEuropean Union leaders agreed on a set of long-term targets on energy and climate change, agreeing to financial sweeteners and weakening some objectives in order to get a deal.
- A Gunman's Journey to TerrorA number of details about Canadian Michael Zehaf-Bibeau emerged that began to fill in a picture of a middle-class suburban youth who grew estranged from his family and descended into a st...
- Jerusalem Unrest Simmers Long After WarUnrest escalated here the day after a Palestinian driver rammed into a crowded train station and killed a 3-month-old Israeli girl.image
- Mexican Governor Quits Over Missing StudentsA Mexican governor resigned on Thursday following increasingly violent protests over the fate of 43 students who vanished in his state after being allegedly abducted by police last month....
- The Zombie System: How Capitalism Has Gone Off the RailsSix years after the Lehman disaster, the industrialized world is suffering from Japan Syndrome. Growth is minimal, another crash may be brewing and the gulf between rich and poor continue...
- EU Banking Stress Tests: 'Far-Reaching Reforms Are Needed'On Sunday, Europe will release the results of its banking stress tests. In an interview, former PIMCO head Mohamed El-Erian speaks with SPIEGEL about what to expect and how Europe's core ...
- From Germany to Iraq: One Yazidi Family's War on Islamic StateA Yazidi family from Iraq had finally found peace in Germany, but now the father has headed back to fight Islamic State and the son is waging his own war at home. Although they've both be...
- Eve of Election: A Fractured Ukraine, United in UncertaintyAs the Ukrainian election approaches, citizens are both hopeful and skeptical about their country's future. But their biggest concern isn't the war in the east or Russian interference -- ...
- Battle for Kobani: As the World Watches, Turkey Looks AwayFor weeks now, the world has grown worried as Islamic State jihadists have tried to take the Kurdish city of Kobani in Syria. As the US has stepped up airstrikes, Turkey's actions have re...
- Cheaper oil: Winners and losersIN EARLY October the IMF looked at what might happen to the world economy if conflict in Iraq caused an oil-price shock. Fighters from Islamic State (IS) were pushing into the country’s ...
- Portrait of a virus: A killer in close upEBOLA is a simple virus, but also a subtle one. The stringy looking particles consist of a genome wrapped up in two layers of protein (see diagram). This long, thin package, along with a...
- The Ebola crisis: Much worse to comeON MARCH 25th the World Health Organisation (WHO) reported a rash of cases of Ebola in Guinea, the first such ever seen in west Africa. As of then there had been 86 suspected cases, and ...
- Telemedicine: Stuck in the waiting roomTHE idea of telemedicine—health care provided using telecommunications equipment—has a lengthy history. Radio News , an American magazine, devoted its cover to a patient at home consulti...
- The spread of Ebola: Bridges or wallsTHE death toll from Ebola in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, the three most affected countries in west Africa, now stands at around 3,900. Among cases diagnosed outside Africa, the tot...
China Daily (World news)
- Pregnant Kate stuns in knit dress at charity galaBritain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, smiles during an Autumn Gala evening in support of Action on Addiction, in London, Oct 23, 2014.
- Mexican governor resigns amid scandal over missing studentsThe governor of the violence-torn state of Guerrero in southern Mexico announced his resignation Thursday in the wake of a scandal involving 43 students who had gone missing.
- Kim Jong Un oversees army drillTop leader Kim Jong Un of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) oversaw a drill of combined military units.
- DPRK to bar foreign tourists to prevent Ebola virusStarting from Friday, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) will temporarily disallow entry of foreign tourists in order to prevent the spread of the deadly Ebola virus.
- WHO calls for screening measures against Ebola spreadThe third meeting of the Emergency Committee convened by the World Health Organization (WHO) concluded on Thursday, calling for the exit and entry screening measures to prevent Ebola outb...
The Globe and Mail
- Detained Canadians subjected to intense questioning, refused legal counsel by Chinese authoritiesKevin and Julia Garratt have now been held by China’s State Security Bureau for 81 days, under suspicion of stealing military and defence research secrets
- Behind the lure of joining the militants in Syria and IraqIncreasing numbers of female recruits are drawn to Syria and Iraq by ideas of ‘Islamic paradise’ and ‘bearded Prince Charmings’
- Strikes on Syria have killed at least 500 Islamic State extremistsAt least 32 civilians have also been killed in the strikes, including six children and five women, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights
- Police turned over missing Mexico students to gang linked with Iguala mayorLeader of group was told the captives were part of a rival gang, ordered their disappearance
- Black-market oil nets Islamic State militants about $1-million a dayThe extremists also get several million dollars a month from wealthy donors, extortion rackets and other criminal activities, such as robbing banks
- 10 terrifying carnivorous plantsInsects, fish and even lizards have fallen victim to the world's scariest carnivorous plants.
- Green shoots: Britain's new breed of farming entrepreneursThe UK's agriculture sector needs young, innovative workers to help it grow. Rebecca Burn-Callander met three successful self-starters
- Man attacks New York police officers with hatchetNew York City police shoot and kill a hatchet-wielding man after he suddenly attacked a group of patrol officers without warning in broad daylight on a busy commercial district in Queens
- North Korea through the keyhole: The world's most reclusive country revealedAP's David Guttenfelder and EricTalmadge's unprecedented roadtrip through North Korea
- New York doctor becomes fourth to be diagnosed with Ebola in USDoctor who returned to US from West Africa with a fever tests positive for Ebola at a New York City hospital
- Artist Sharon Louden, Artnet’s Genocchio on Art Market (Audio)Oct. 23 (Bloomberg) -- Sharon Louden, noted American contemporary artist and editor of the recently published book, “Living and Sustaining a Creative Life,” and Benjamin Genocchio, editor...
- Renaissance’s Dutta Says Wages Are Headed Higher (Audio)Oct. 23 (Bloomberg) -- Neil Dutta, head of U.S. economics at Renaissance Macro Research LLC in New York, says U.S. wages will rise 3 to 3.5 % next year. Dutta talks with Bloomberg’s Tom K...
- OPCO’s Gheit Says Brent will fall to $70-$75 (Audio)Oct. 22 (Bloomberg) -- Fadel Gheit, managing director and oil and gas analyst at Oppenheimer & Co., says there is “tremendous uncertainty” about the future of oil prices. Gheit talks with...
- S&P Capital IQ’s Kessler on Prospects for Yahoo’s Mayer (Audio)Oct. 21 (Bloomberg) -- Scott Kessler, deputy director of global equity research at S&P Capital IQ, says Yahoo chief executive officer Marissa Mayer must do more “smart buying” which demon...
- PropertyRadar’s Schnapp Sees California Housing Slowing (Audio)Oct. 21 (Bloomberg) -- Madeline Schnapp, director of economic research at PropertyRadar, says the California housing market is slowing as the rise in median incomes does not keep up with ...
- New York City doctor infected with EbolaDoctors without Borders physician who returned recently from West Africa tests positive, New York City mayor confirms.
- Video of Canada parliament attack releasedAuthorities say 32-year old Michael Zehaf-Bibeau acted alone during Ottawa rampage, and was planning to travel to Syria.
- Al Jazeera staff in Egypt held for 300 daysChannel to air special 300-second montage to mark key dates of judicial proceedings against journalists held in Cairo.
- EU reaches deal on CO2 emissions cutEuropean Union leaders agree to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 40 percent by 2030, and set renewable energy targets.
- More than 1,700 bombs dropped in war on ISILLatest tally is released one month since the US-led coalition extended its air campaign from Iraq into Syria.
- Japan begins grim relief mission with towns flooded, thousands reported missingRescue teams searched through matchstick rubble Saturday for thousands of people missing in flooded areas of northeastern Japan, beginning one of the most complex relief efforts in history.
- Japanese nuclear plants' operator scrambles to avert meltdownsJapanese authorities said Sunday that efforts to restart the cooling system at one of the reactors damaged by Friday's earthquake had failed, a major setback in the struggle to contain wh...
- For autistic kids' parents, trial hits home
- Subterranean jail a sign of Gaddafi's grip
- Who will reach the Final Four?
- Public register for Whitlam memorialTHE state memorial service for Gough Whitlam will be held in Sydney on November 5, with the public able to register to attend.
- Muir loses second chief of staffRICKY Muir’s second chief of staff has quit, delivering the rookie senator his fourth staff casualty in as many months.
- From nothing to $1bn in two generationsHOW the Croatian Perich family went from poor market gardeners to billionaire Sydney property developers.
- NY doctor tests positive for EbolaCRAIG Spencer, who had been treating Ebola patients in Guinea, was rushed to hospital after reporting that he had a 39.4C fever.
- Video of Ottawa attack releasedTHE CCTV footage shows passers-by recoiling at the sound of gunfire - then running for their lives as the gunman appears.
- eBay starts daily deals for local services, taking on Groupon - @Reuters http://t.co/BHO5VTNnBreakingNews: eBay starts daily deals for local services, taking on Groupon - @Reuters http://t.co/BHO5VTNn
- Obama nominates Gen. John Allen as Supreme Allied Commander in Europe, names Gen. Joseph Dunford as top commander in Afghanistan - @ReutersBreakingNews: Obama nominates Gen. John Allen as Supreme Allied Commander in Europe, names Gen. Joseph Dunford as top commander in Afghanistan - @Reuters
- Live video: Aerial footage of parking garage collapse at Miami Dade College in Florida - @nbc6 http://t.co/rZPWMIjMBreakingNews: Live video: Aerial footage of parking garage collapse at Miami Dade College in Florida - @nbc6 http://t.co/rZPWMIjM
- Multiple people reported trapped in parking garage collapse at Miami college - @CBSMiami; more on http://t.co/BGETbzon http://t.co/smrFzpCjBreakingNews: Multiple people reported trapped in parking garage collapse at Miami college - @CBSMiami; more on http://t.co/BGETbzon http://t.co/smrFzpCj
- Live video: US House committee holds hearing on failures in Benghazi, Libya - @NBCNews http://t.co/33mjCVeHBreakingNews: Live video: US House committee holds hearing on failures in Benghazi, Libya - @NBCNews http://t.co/33mjCVeH
The Standard (HK)
- Hang Seng dips by lunchHong Kong shares fell 0.14 percent Friday morning after China Construction Bank reported its worst quarter in more than five years and China's Natio...
- More dialogue urged between govt and studentsA local deputy to the National People's Congress has called for further dialogue between student protesters and the government. Priscilla Lau Pui-k...
- (NBA) Nash out for season with back injuryLos Angeles Lakers guard Steve Nash has been ruled out for the season because of a back injury, putting the two-time NBA MVP's career in doubt. The...
- (NHL) Canucks top BluesRyan Miller was victorious in his return to St. Louis, making 31 saves as Vancouver scored three times in the third period. Nick Bonino, Linden Vey...
- (NHL) Wild beat Coyotes on Kuemper's shutoutDarcy Kuemper made 26 saves for his third shutout of the season, and defenseman Jared Spurgeon had two assists to lead Minnesota past Arizona 2-0. ...
- Look at me! 17 selfies of the week
- What a shot! 35 sports photos
- Kobani: Before and after viewsCNN's Michael Holmes shows us dramatic before and after satellite views of Kobani.
- Ebola battle through nurse's eyesCNN's Nima Elbagir reports on the desperate effort to save Ebola patients from the viewpoint of those taking care of them.
- Reporters' photos on the scene
- Seen in LondonWell put - Can they Deny it?
- A Palestinian State with Temporary Borders-A Historical CatastropheWith the closing year, we are witnessing the weakening of President Barack Obama and the embarrassing differences revealed between him and his Secretary of State, John Kerry
- Two Different Versions
- Marking Israeli goodsFollowing the EU's instruction to mark Israeli goods
- Britain must hand over an extra £1.7BILLION to European Union budgetThe demand is being made because Britain's economy has performed better than expected in recent decades
- iPad Air 2 review: It’s thinner, faster and slickerThe iPad Air 2 is thinner and more powerful than the previous version, but it's not revolutionary - despite this, it's still the best tablet on the market
- New York doctor tests positive for Ebola sparking fears disease could spread in America's biggest cityCraig Spencer, 33, had been on subways, taxis and visited a bowling alley before he was diagnosed
- Toys that broke bad: Appalling playthings from around the world which were deemed downright inappropriateToys R Us were forced to withdraw the sale of Breaking Bad toys, fully equipped with chemistry kits, guns and plastic rocks of crystal meth
- Ebola virus: Death toll could top 90,000 by December as world's deadliest outbreak continuesThe disease has already claimed 4,500 lives across West Africa, and experts have warned that figure is set to rise significantly
- Israeli-Palestinian violence persists despite war's endViolence is driven by the same anger that prompted the conflict in Gaza.
- Push for Israelis to move to Berlin causes an uproarThe "Move to Berlin" initiative is based on more jobs, lower cost of living.
- EU agrees to 40% cut in greenhouse gas emissionsLeaders agree to cut greenhouse gas emissions to at least 40% below 1990 levels by 2030.
- Ottawa shooting
- The day in pictures
South China Morning Post
- Japan warns of increased activity at volcano near nuclear plantJapan warned on Friday that a volcano on the southwestern island of Kyushu, roughly 64 kilometres from a nuclear plant, was showing signs of increased activity and warned people to stay ...
- Corpse-eaters give Pakistan's lawmakers something to chew onAs fright seekers in the United States prepare for Halloween, lawmakers in Pakistan are working to try to prevent their country producing the world's next real horror story.
- Tokyo governor confident Xi Jinping will agree to meet Shinzo AbeThe governor of Tokyo said he believed a rift-healing summit would take place between the leaders of China and Japan next month, as he touted the economic benefits Chinese tourists broug...
- Australia asks Indonesia to be on the lookout for debris from Flight MH370Australian authorities have asked their Indonesia counterparts be on the lookout for debris from the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, according to local reports yesterday.
- Google’s Street View offers a rare peek into BhutanGoogle provided a sneak peek into Bhutan yesterday by unveiling a Street View project for the remote Himalayan kingdom, featuring panoramic views of its majestic mountains, monasteries a...
The Daily Beast
- CNN’s Steubenville FailSince when do rapists get all the sympathy? After a CNN reporter seemed to side with the defendants, the critics called for blood. But CNN isn’t alone, writes Winston Ross.
- Obama's Charm Offensive In IsraelThe president needs to charm Israelis—but also scare them.
- The GOP’s Inept AutopsyThe RNC’s autopsy doesn’t genuinely tackle any of the party’s biggest problems, says Michael Tomasky.
- Venezuelan Socialism in PracticeCaracas Chronicles details how Venezuelan "socialism" works in practice.
- Lindsay Lohan Wore An Entirely Sheer, White Outfit to Court TodayJust when we thought we'd seen it all.
- Palin backs independent for Alaska governorANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Sarah Palin has snubbed her former lieutenant governor in his bid for re-election, supporting an independent candidate after Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell dismantled t...
- PGA president refers to Poulter as 'lil girl'ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — The PGA of America president referred to Ian Poulter as a little girl on two social media accounts Thursday evening for his comments on Nick Faldo and Tom W...
- Ebola test positive for New York doctor who treated patients in AfricaBy Ellen Wulfhorst NEW YORK (Reuters) - A physician with Doctors Without Borders who returned to New York City after treating Ebola victims in West Africa tested positive for the virus o...
- New York officials: Doctor has Ebola, 1st in cityNEW YORK (AP) — A Doctors Without Borders physician who recently returned to the city after treating Ebola patients in West Africa has tested positive for the virus, according to prelimi...
- Police: Plane, helicopter collide in MarylandFREDERICK, Md. (AP) — Police say an airplane and helicopter have collided in mid-air at the Frederick Municipal Airport in Maryland.
ESPN Sport News
- Broncos top Chargers as Sanders grabs 3 TDsEmmanuel Sanders waited six long weeks to join the list of players who have caught a touchdown pass from Peyton Manning. Now, he has four in less than a week.
- Lakers' Nash out for season with back injuryLos Angeles Lakers point guard Steve Nash will miss the 2014-15 season for a back injury.
- Broncos top Chargers as Sanders grabs 3 TDsEmmanuel Sanders waited six long weeks to join the list of players who have caught a touchdown pass from Peyton Manning. Now, he has four in less than a week.
- Cutler: Marshall's theatrics understandableBears quarterback Jay Cutler says receiver Brandon Marshall's postgame rant Sunday was in no way off-putting.
- Urlacher: Cutler an elite QB in salary onlyJay Cutler is the highest-paid quarterback this season and Brian Urlacher says that's the only thing elite about his former teammate.
- 'Hold Qatar World Cup in May'Europe's biggest football clubs are considering asking Fifa to hold the 2022 World Cup in May to avoid the intense summer heat.
- Martinez hails 'incredible' support
- UCI & Wada to appeal Kreuziger case
- Spurs boss hails Lamela wonder goalTottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino says Erik Lamela's Europa League rabona-strike might be the best scored by one of his players.
- Your favourite football no-no'sAfter Mario Balotelli's controversial half-time shirt swap, BBC Sport asked you for your pet hates in the game.
- Steve Nash ruled out for season with back injury (Yahoo Sports)Steve Nash hoped for one more chance to show off his playmaking skills after fighting injuries and time for two miserable years with the Los Angeles Lakers. Nash will miss the entire sea...
- Manning, Sanders lead Broncos past Chargers, 35-21 (Yahoo Sports)With this much speed and acceleration, it's no surprise Emmanuel Sanders is so adept at catching up. Sanders waited six long weeks to join the list of players who have caught a touchdown...
- Cutler says Marshall did not single out anyone (Yahoo Sports)Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler insisted receiver Brandon Marshall did not single out him or anyone else during his outburst following last week's loss to the Miami Dolphins. ''He d...
- Braves make Hart president of baseball operations (Yahoo Sports)John Schuerholz completed what he called ''the best negotiation of my entire career'' by convincing his longtime friend John Hart to accept the role of president of baseball operations. ...
- Titans: Rookie Zach Mettenberger will start at QB (Yahoo Sports)The Tennessee Titans have kicked their youth movement into high gear with rookie Zach Mettenberger starting at quarterback against the Houston Texans on Sunday. Jake Locker has missed th...
- Europa League Matchday 3Russian clubs Dinamo Moskva in Group E and Krasnodar in H had mixed fortunes, in fact their situation could not be more different. In Group E, Dinamo Moskva tops the group with 9 points f...
- The Dirty Politics of the Nobel Peace PrizeThe award of the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize to Pakistan's Malala Yousafzai and India's Kailash Satyarthi raises anew the persistent question concerning the dirty politics of the Norwegian Nob...
- China takes super advantage of declining oil pricesThe current situation with oil prices is a big problem to the majority of members of the oil market. The decline in prices jeopardized even shale projects in the US. Venezuelan officials ...
- Canadian MP Harper enjoys wine after terrorist attackA glass of wine that was standing on the desk of Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper during a TV briefing with RCMP (Royal Canadian Mounted Police) Commissioner Bob Paulson
- Vnukovo Airport CEO steps down after plane crashVnukovo Airport CEO Andrei Dyakov and his deputy Sergei Solntsev left their posts, the press service of the airport said
- BASF lowers 2015 operating profit outlookGermany's BASF has reported growing sales for the third quarter amid a difficult business environment. But it warned it might not be able to meet earlier operating profit targets next year.
- Aid for Syrian refugees in Lebanon drying upThe aid sources for Syrian refugees in Lebanon are threatening to dry up because of the multiplying crises around the world. Aid organization World Vision spoke to DW about the potential ...
- New York doctor tests positive for EbolaA doctor who recently returned to New York City after treating patients with Ebola in Guinea has tested positive for the disease. Three contacts of the man are under observation
- Opinion: Mexico's uprising for the rule of lawFour weeks after the alleged massacre in Iguala, the perpetrators have been named and warrants issued for their arrest. But the protests will continue - rightly so, says DW's Uta Thofern.
- Mexico governor moves aside after Iguala disappearancesThe governor of the Mexican state of Guerrero has stood aside amid growing criticism. A police failure to explain the disappearance of dozens of students, and the deaths of six others, ha...
- Frank Mankiewicz, Aide Who Announced Robert Kennedy's Death, DiesThe journalist, political aide and author was Kennedy's press secretary when he died in 1968. Mankiewicz also ran Sen. George McGovern's presidential campaign. He died Thursday night at t...
- Recently Returned From Africa, Doctor Tests Positive For Ebola At NYC HospitalA doctor, identified as Craig Spencer, who had worked in Ebola-stricken countries with Doctors Without Borders, had been monitoring his health and arrived at the hospital today with a fever.
- Criticized Over Missing Mexican Students, Governor Of Guerrero Will Step DownAngel Aguirre had been under growing pressure to step down as the investigation of the student's disappearance dragged on.
- EU Leaders Agree To Cut Emissions By At Least 40 PercentThe president of the European Council said the agreement marked the "world's most ambitious" energy policy. Environmentalists worry it still falls short of what's needed to curb global wa...
- Calling 911 On Your Cell? It's Harder To Find You Than You ThinkIf you call 911 from inside a tall building, emergency responders may have difficulty finding you. Cellphone GPS technology currently doesn't work well indoors — but the FCC hopes to chan...
- Star Apps: PhantogramGuitarist-vocalist Josh Carter reveals how friendship and apps can keep touring life amicable.
- Star Apps: Richard Reed ParryOn his new solo album, Arcade Fire's multi-instrumentalist marches to the beat of his own musicians' hearts and breath.
- 5 apps for iTunes backup and recoveryHard drive crashed? Use your iPhone, iPad, or iPod and one of these apps to retrieve precious songs, photos, videos, and more.
- Star Apps: Sharon NeedlesThe "RuPaul's Drag Race" Season 4 winner faces off against Facebook.
- Star Apps: Chris JerichoFozzy's front man chats about going head-to-head with haters, plus his favorite apps.