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Airline suspends flights to Ebola-hit countriesAirline suspends flights to Ebola-hit countries

TOGO -- Togo-based airline ASKY has suspended all flights to and from the capitals of Liberia and Sierra Leone over the worsening Ebola health crisis.

Hamas vows no ceasefire with Israel Hamas vows no ceasefire with Israel

GAZA -- A UN shelter in Jabalia refugee camp was hit on Wednesday, killing 19 people and raising the total number of Palestinians killed to over 1,260.


Israeli concern over boycotts and sanctionsIsraeli concern over boycotts and sanctions

LONDON -- Originally considered a minor nuisance, the pro-Palestinian campaign for boycotts, divestment and sanctions (known as BDS) is starting to have an impact.

China plans railway to India through TibetChina plans railway to India through Tibet

BEIJING -- China plans to extend a railway on the high trans-Himalayan plateau of Tibet to the borders of India, Bhutan and Nepal. The first section opens next month.


Marvel’s super-powered movie strategyMarvel’s super-powered movie strategy

LOS ANGELES -- Guardians of the Galaxy, Marvel’s tenth blockbuster since forming its own movie studios in 2006, hits screens on July 31.

PGA Championship, print and multimediaPGA Championship, print and multimedia

LOUISVILLE -- The final major of the year – the U.S. PGA Championship – gets under way next Thursday at the Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Kentucky.


Aug 14: Papal visit to South KoreaAug 14: Papal visit to South Korea

VATICAN -- Pope Francis visits South Korea on August 14 on his first trip to Asia as pontiff. He will bring a message of peace to the war-divided peninsula.

Sep 14: Star-Spangled-Banner bicentennialSep 14: Star-Spangled-Banner bicentennial

WASHINGTON -- Two hundred years ago, during the Anglo-American War, Francis Scott Key was inspired to pen the lyrics that became the U.S. national anthem.


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