“ Truth Lies Beyond Mainstream ”
US–Africa Leaders Summit
The first US–Africa Leaders Summit begins today in Washington, D.C.
2014 West Africa Ebola outbreak
The World Health Organisation estimates that the death toll from the Ebola virus outbreak has risen to 887.
A ferry carrying about 200 passengers capsizes on the Padma River in Bangladesh's Munshiganj District.
Rescuers in Nepal find another two victims of Saturday's landslides bringing the official death toll to ten with none of 159 people missing expected to be found alive.
The death toll from an explosion at an auto parts factory on Saturday in the Chinese city of Kunshan rises to 75 with investigators blaming faulty safety measures.
2014 Ludian earthquake
China dispatches 2,500 People's Liberation Army soldiers to Yunnan province to search for hundreds of people missing after the earthquake.
Russian low-cost Dobrolet Airlines, Aeroflot's 100% subsidiary, suspends all flights, including to Crimea, over sanctions introduced by the European Union.
The United Kingdom commemorates the 100th anniversary of its declaration of war against Germany in the First World War.
Syrian civil war
The Lebanese Army states that 14 soldiers have been killed and 22 are missing after alleged clashes with Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant fighters on the Syrian border.
2014 Israel–Gaza conflict
A Palestinian shoots and critically injures an Israeli soldier in Jerusalem and escapes on a motorcycle hours after a trailer terrorist attack.
A Palestinian drives a tractor down a crowded street into a bus in Jerusalem killing one and injuring six before being shot dead by a police officer.
Human Rights Watch has found that Israeli forces have deliberately killed Palestinian civilians in Gaza, including ones fleeing the conflict.
Israel and Hamas enter a 72-hour ceasefire brokered by Egypt.
The Ukrainian military urges residents of Donetsk to evacuate amid reports of "increased rebel attacks" on civilians and to clear the way for government troops to advance on one of the insurgency’s biggest stronghold.
Ukrainian government forces recapture control of Yasynuvata from pro-Russian insurgents; government troops have now all but encircled the rebels' second-largest stronghold of Luhansk, and rebels declared a "state of siege" in Donetsk.
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