The United States called the shelling of a UN shelter in Gaza "totally unacceptable and totally indefensible".
The head of the World Health Organisation and leaders of West African nations affected by the Ebola outbreak are to announce a US$100 million response plan.
International monitors, with Dutch and Australian experts have managed to reach the MH17 crash site as Ukraine's military announced a one-day ceasefire.
The CIA apologised after admitting its employees inappropriately searched and pulled files from a Senate computer network.
Euro zone inflation fell more than expected in July, sparking renewed fears the region could be heading for a period of deflation.
Argentina slid into default on its international debt for the second time in 13 years.
New Zealand's top woman road cyclist Linda Villumsen won gold in the Commonwealth Games time trial.
Disney has released the first official trailer for its much-anticipated musical Into the Woods, starring Meryl Streep, Emily Blunt and Johnny Depp.