In a move that has been called "purely political", Australia is the first rich nation to shut its doors to West African countries hit by Ebola.
Authorities have released the full transcript of communications between the missing plane and air traffic control before it dropped off the radar.
Ten ships and as many aircraft are searching for missing Flight MH370 in a massive area in the Indian Ocean west of Perth.
A new satellite image of potential debris from flight MH370 has prompted more planes and ships to head to the remote search zone in the Indian Ocean.
The humanitarian crisis for tens of thousands of refugees who fled ethnic fighting in Kyrgyzstan is intensifying, officials warned on Tuesday.
The billboard depicts white sandy beaches blanketed in sunshine and swarms of vacationers enjoying Turkmenistan's newest resort town.