15 arrested as demonstrations return to Ferguson
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Disrupting commerce, transit and traffic became focal points for demonstrators across the country days after the announcement that a grand jury in Ferguson, Missouri declined to indict the police officer who fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown.
Funeral in Md. set for surgeon who died of Ebola
LANDOVER HILLS, Md. (AP) — A surgeon who died of Ebola after treating patients in his native Sierra Leone will be remembered in the suburbs of Washington, where his family lives.
Bahrain voters cast ballots in runoff election
MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) — Bahraini voters returned to the polls Saturday for a runoff election being boycotted by the opposition for the tiny island nation's first new parliament since widespread Arab Spring-inspired protests nearly four years ago.
Three dead in attack and Islamist protests in Egypt
CAIRO (Reuters) - Three people including an army general were killed and at least 28 wounded on Friday in militant attacks, some claimed by a group loyal to Islamic State, and clashes at Islamist protests around Egypt, security sources and health officials said. Police were out in force at the demonstrations, organised by a hardline Salafi group calling for removal of the government of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, the ex-army chief who led the overthrow of elected Islamist president Mohamed Mursi in July 2013. ...
Liberia's Supreme Court suspends election campaign over Ebola
MONROVIA (Reuters) - Liberia's Supreme Court suspended campaigning for next month's senate election on Friday while it considers a petition warning that electioneering risks spreading the Ebola outbreak, the information minister said. A group including some former government officials and political party representatives filed the petition earlier this week for the Dec. 16 vote to be delayed until next year when the outbreak will possibly be over. Liberia, the nation hardest hit by the worst Ebola epidemic on record, has seen over 3,000 of its citizens killed by the disease. ...