Israeli appropriation of nearly 1000 acres of land prompts criticism from the US and protests from Palestinians.
Move over Lassie, the new hero in town is Sally the cat who saved her owner from his burning home.
"Wow, that's a big dude. Why he don't speak?" Dorian Johnson wondered about Michael Brown.
Death toll in the partial collapse of a building in Paris has risen to eight as bodies of a man and a woman found.
The US military has conducted airstrikes and dropped humanitarian aid to the beleaguered Iraqi city of Amirli.
China rejects Hong Kong demands to freely chose its next leader sparking vows to bring its financial hub to a standstill.
Lesotho's prime minister, Thomas Thabane, has accused his country's army of staging a coup against him and fled to neighbouring South Africa.
Residents near an erupting volcano in Papua New Guinea are waiting to see if they need to evacuate.