A doctor who worked in West Africa with Ebola patients was in an isolation unit in New York City on Friday after testing positive for the virus, becoming the fourth person diagnosed with the disease in the United States and the first in its largest city.
Russian President Vladimir Putin accused the United States on Friday of endangering global security by imposing a "unilateral diktat" on the rest of the world and shifted blame for the Ukraine crisis onto the West.
Friday October 24, 2014, Ismailia, Egypt
A car bomb killed at least 25 Egyptian security personnel in the Sinai Peninsula on Friday, security sources said, in some of the worst violence against the state since Islamist President Mursi was overthrown last year.
Friday October 24, 2014, Istanbul, Turkey
Packets of an unidentified yellow powder were sent to the Canadian, US, Belgian and German consulates in Istanbul on Friday, prompting security alerts following two militant attacks in Canada this week.
The Indian Air Force has asked its personnel and their families not to use Chinese 'Xiaomi Redmi 1s' phones as it believes these phones could be transferring data to their servers in China and hence be a security risk.
Canada's capital faced a third day of heightened security on Friday as police searched for any clues that the man who shot and killed a soldier and charged into the parliament building had help in plotting his attack.
The hunt for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in a remote patch of the Indian Ocean is progressing well but will likely take many months because of the huge area involved, an Australian official said on Friday.
Hong Kong protesters plan to hold a straw poll on government proposals they rejected earlier in the week as their street campaign pushing for democracy for the Chinese-controlled city entered its fifth week on Friday.