Australia

US increases air strikes on Syrian town of Kobani; Hong Kong government and protest leaders to meet; Australian PM Tony Abbott seeks to legislate against 'preachers of hate'; Ebola unavoidable in Europe; Canadian military to head to Iraq; and more 

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Fight for Syrian Town Intensifies

Brazil's most contested leadership race in decades not over yet; Hong Kong protester numbers dwindle; North Korean officials visit South Korea; Australia and Belgium conduct first anti-ISIS missions in Iraq; mass grave uncovered in Mexico; and more 

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Brazil's Rousseff to Face Neves in Runoff

US House of Representatives agrees to arm Syrian opposition; China lowers borrowing costs; 15 arrested in Australian anti-terror raids; journalist killed in Afghanistan; Scotland votes; and more

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House Approves Arming Moderate Syrian Opposition

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

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