Move over Lassie, the new hero in town is Sally the cat who saved her owner from his burning home.
Venezuela's Leopoldo Lopez has been in military custody for more than six months, accused of inciting anti-government riots.
Russian troops are strengthening their positions in eastern Ukraine and smuggling in arms to separatist forces, Kiev's military says.
Israeli appropriation of nearly 1000 acres of land prompts criticism from the US and protests from Palestinians.
Pakistan anti-government protesters storm the state TV building, taking station briefly off air.
The world's worst Ebola epidemic has put harvests at risk and sent food prices soaring in West Africa.
PNG's volcano is spewing fragments from its crater and rumbling loudly, but its activity appears to be subsiding.