1. Iran hangs woman despite international uproar
     Published by www.aljazeera.com on 2014-10-26 at 05:59:42

Reyhaneh Jabbari was hanged on Saturday for killing a man she said tried to abuse her, despite international outcry.

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2. Iran woman’s hanging draws protests
     Published by www.bbc.co.uk on 2014-10-25 at 21:49:36

Iran hangs a woman who killed a man she said was trying to sexually abuse her, drawing protests from human rights groups and western countries.

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3. Afghan Mullah Who Raped Girl in His Mosque Receives 20-Year Prison Sentence
     Published by rss.nytimes.com on 2014-10-25 at 22:37:58

Women’s activists attending the packed proceedings hailed it as a victory because the mullah was successfully prosecuted under a 2009 law meant to fight violence against women.

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4. New Yorkers shrug off Ebola: ‘You have a higher chance of marrying a Kardashian than you do of getting Ebola’
     Published by www.theguardian.com on 2014-10-25 at 03:29:00

Craig Spencer was on Thursday confirmed to be the first Ebola patient in New York  but we discovered that most New Yorkers are taking it in their stride Continue reading...

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6. ISIS Hostages Endured Torture and Dashed Hopes, Freed Cellmates Say
     Published by rss.nytimes.com on 2014-10-26 at 04:24:09

The death of James Foley in August at the hands of Islamic State jihadists in Syria was a very public end to a hidden ordeal shared with nearly two dozen other Westerners.

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7. Jack Bruce, Cream’s Adventurous Bassist, Dies at 71
     Published by rss.nytimes.com on 2014-10-26 at 05:48:04

Mr. Bruce’s adventurous approach to his instrument influenced two generations of rock bassists.

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8. Tested Negative for Ebola, Nurse Criticizes Her Quarantine
     Published by rss.nytimes.com on 2014-10-26 at 06:38:52

In an essay posted online, Kaci Hickox, who was being quarantined at a New Jersey hospital after working with Ebola patients in Sierra Leone, complained of a “frenzy of disorganization.”

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9. Oil Gives Kurds a Path to Independence, and Conflict With Baghdad
     Published by rss.nytimes.com on 2014-10-26 at 04:46:59

Kurdish officials are desperately trying to sell oil abroad, even as the Iraqi government and the United States are blocking their attempts.

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10. As Brazil’s Presidential Race Draws to Close, Voters Lament Its Ugliness
     Published by rss.nytimes.com on 2014-10-26 at 00:33:55

Many Brazilians have been stunned by what may be the country’s most contentious election since the end of military rule.

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12. Coalition Seeks to Send North Korea to International Court Over Rights Abuses
     Published by rss.nytimes.com on 2014-10-25 at 23:36:09

Seven months after a groundbreaking report documenting torture and starvation in North Korea, a broad coalition of countries is pushing to refer Pyongyang to the International Criminal Court.

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13. Isis threatens to kill British jihadis wanting to come home
     Published by www.theguardian.com on 2014-10-26 at 02:00:01

At least 30 Britons seek to flee Islamic State as it is revealed that a fourth young Muslim from Portsmouth has died in Syria Continue reading...

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14. Barack Obama ‘not at all concerned’ about hugging cured Ebola patient – video
     Published by www.theguardian.com on 2014-10-25 at 16:34:00

White House spokesman Josh Earnest responds to concerns about Barack Obama hugging a Dallas nurse who has been cured of Ebola. The US President invited Nina Pham to the White House on Friday and greeted her with a big hug. Earnest says Obama was 'not at a...

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15. Voting under way in landmark Tunisia polls
     Published by www.aljazeera.com on 2014-10-26 at 16:48:04

Millions vote in cradle of Arab Spring to elect five-year parliament since they overthrew dictator Ben Ali in 2011.

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16. Ebola fears as woman isolated at Brisbane hospital
     Published by www.theguardian.com on 2014-10-26 at 13:44:29

Chief medical officer says it is unlikely 18-year-old recently arrived from west Africa has virus as fever has abated Continue reading...

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17. Fourth jihadist from Portsmouth killed in Syria
     Published by www.theguardian.com on 2014-10-25 at 19:29:00

Muhammad Mehdi Hassan, 19, is fourth member of group of six Pompey lads who travelled to fight for Isis Continue reading...

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18. India spurns US offer and purchases guided missiles from Israel for $525m
     Published by www.theguardian.com on 2014-10-25 at 18:37:03

Deal for at least 8,000 missiles and 300 launchers comes amid border tensions with China and exchanges of fire with Pakistan Continue reading...

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19. Ottawa Gunman’s Radicalism Deepened as Life Crumbled
     Published by rss.nytimes.com on 2014-10-25 at 19:47:21

Michael Zehaf-Bibeau was troubled and unstable, and he initially may have sought religion as an attempt to scaffold a disintegrating life.

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20. Lebanese army cracks down on ‘ISIL suspects’
     Published by www.aljazeera.com on 2014-10-26 at 00:56:54

Raids and arrests come as at least eight people are killed in clashes starting in city's old market.

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