Photos from around the region
The virus is killing 70 percent of those infected, and there could be 10,000 new cases a week in West Africa by Dec. 1.
Violence has fallen since a tenuous truce that began Sept. 5, but the atmosphere remains tense.
Archaeologists made the discovery during an excavation at the site of a concentration camp in eastern Poland.
The annual three-week celebration attracts millions of visitors from around the world.
Clashes with police erupted during rallies before and after adoption of a “lustration” law.
Ukraine’s military said the truce, which took effect Sept. 5, was generally holding.
Activists gather in Barcelona to show support for a vote on secession from Spain.
World leaders from about 60 countries gather; Russian aggression, Islamist extremism to be focal points of meeting.
Fountains of molten rock, nearly 200 feet high, shoot from a fissure in the crust near the Dyngjujoekull glacier.
Shellings and protests continue in Ukraine as the military conflict escalates in the east.
Ukraine charged Russia was deepening its foray into Ukrainian territory and sending new troops to the Crimean border.
The town’s annual festival has participants flinging tomatoes at each other, leaving the streets, and the people, awash in red.
As living conditions worsen near Donetsk, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says he would accept humanitarian aid.
A Dutch-led team finds more human remains at the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crash site in rebel-held territory in Ukraine.
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Kiev government officials are optimistic after Ukraine’s military ousts pro-Russian forces near the separatist bastion.