by Daily Digest

Ukraine accuses Russia of invasion; China meets senior Vietnamese envoy to talk about disputed islands; Indonesia and Australia end espionage row; ebola caseload in West Africa expected to reach 20,000; Indian PM launches plan to provide bank accounts to every household; and more

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Ukraine Accuses Russia of Invasion

NATO to deploy forces at new bases in Eastern Europe in response to Ukraine crisis; ASEAN nations agree to strengthen cooperation on healthcare and environmental businesses; Gaza ceasefire negotiated; UN helicopter downed in South Sudan; and more

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NATO Plans New Bases as Poroshenko Meets Putin

Afghan candidate Abdullah Abdullah threatens to withdraw from presidential race; Indonesian president-elect to choose cabinet; Japanese officials to meet peers from Burma for first business talks; Zimbabwe and China 'strengthen friendship'; US begins surveillance flights over Syria; and more

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Afghan Candidate Threatens to Withdraw

Hollande dissolves French government; Thailand's junta leader sworn in as prime minister; South Korea, China and Japan to hold free trade talks; fighting intensifies in Gaza; White House officials to attend funeral of unarmed youth killed in Missouri; and more

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France Dissolves Government

New PM for Thailand; Indonesian court to rule on presidency; senior Hamas leaders killed in Israeli airstrike; Brazil's Socialist Party chooses new candidate; and more 

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Thai Junta Leader Appointed PM

Concern over beheading video; Malaysia foils brewery bombing plan; 32 dead after landslides in western Japan; Cairo talks crumble; and more 

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Video Stirs Renewed Concern Over ISIS

UN launches aid operation in Iraq; Pope Francis wants to visit China; German ambassador summoned to Ankara over spying claims; Sri Lanka blocks UN war crimes investigators; and more 

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UN Launches Aid Operation in Iraq

Rockets hit refugee convoy in Ukraine; Pope Francis ends Korea visit; Israel reclaims Mosul dam, Julian Assange to leave Ecuadorian embassy in London after two years; and more 

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Berlin Talks Stall as Luhansk Sees Fire

North Korea fires rockets as Pope begins five-day visit; Okinawans protest relocation of US military base; US tightens control on arms transfer to Israel; Brazil mourns presidential candidate; and more

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North Korea Fires Rockets as Pope Visits South Kor

Iraq's political crisis intensifies; US to increase Navy presence in Australia; Indonesia to wade into South China Sea dispute; Liberia to receive experimental ebola drug; Russia sends aid convoy to Ukraine; and more

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Iraq Nominates Shia Leader to Replace Nouri al-Mal