Lebanon drowning in 1 million Syrian refugees

by -NO AUTHOR- -- TRIPOLI, Lebanon (Reuters) – The number of Syrian refugees who have fled to Lebanon officially topped 1 million on Thursday, highlighting the growing humanitarian catastrophe caused by Syria’s more…

Iran picks ex-hostage-taker for U.N.

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BBC NEWS) The Obama administration says Iran's nomination of a former hostage-taker as its ambassador to the United Nations is "extremely troubling". US senators have also balked at more…

Nigella Lawson barred from U.S.

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LONDON TELEGRAPH) Nigella Lawson has been prevented from boarding a flight to the United States over her court confession that she took drugs, it has emerged. The celebrity more…

6 things to know about latest Ebola outbreak

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Time) Doctors Without Borders is calling the Ebola outbreak in Guinea, West Africa, an "epidemic of a magnitude never before seen," prompting a panic, and even a government more…

Ebola spreads panic in West Africa

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (USA Today) The rising death toll in West Africa's Ebola outbreak has sparked fear across the region with at least 80 already having died from the nearly always more…