New initiatives from the United States, Britain, France and other countries to help fight Ebola marked a "good beginning," former President Bill Clinton said on Saturday, but said the world will need to do more.
Yemeni President Abd Rabbu Mansour Hadi called on Saturday for a U.N.-brokered political settlement with Shi'ite rebels as some of the worst violence seen in the capital for years raged for a third day.
The Dalai Lama brought religious leaders together on Saturday to mull some of India's most pressing problems, from gender violence to widespread poverty, while praising the country's religious harmony as proof to the world that different communities can live peacefully together.
Saturday September 20, 2014, Suruc Turkey
About 60,000 Syrian Kurds have crossed into Turkey in the past 24 hours, a deputy prime minister said on Saturday, fleeing an advance by Islamic State militants who have seized dozens of villages close to the border and are advancing on a Syrian town.
Defying strongman Vladimir Putin from his self-imposed exile, ex-tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky on Saturday launched an ambitious movement to unite pro-European Russians in a bid to challenge the Kremlin's grip on power.
Storm Fung-Wong churned towards Taiwan on Saturday after killing at least five people in the Philippines, and forcing some 200,000 people into temporary shelter, including in the capital Manila, to escape massive flooding.
They arrived before polling stations even opened, dressed for the school day in striped ties and blazers, dress slacks and tartan skirts, book bags over their shoulders - and for the first time in British history, ballot cards in hand.
Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan on Saturday visited the collapsed guesthouse at a mega-church in Lagos, promising to investigate the cause of the tragedy as the death toll hit 86, rescuers said on Saturday.