A suicide bomber killed a number of people Saturday at a Hezbollah checkpoint near Lebanon's border with Syria Saturday, hours after news that the Syrian branch of Al-Qaeda had executed a Lebanese soldier.
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.