U.S. envoy says Turkey's return of churches 'important priority' The Senate leadership delayed the vote on the ambassador nominee until last week, when he was approved by a vote of 98 to 0.
JPost: evidence mounting that Ankara is double-dealing Ankara opted to do more than remain demonstratively inactive. It is actively throwing spanners in the coalition’s works, the article says.
WHO says number of Ebola cases could reach 20,000 by early Nov The latest findings come as the WHO’s official count for the outbreak has surged past 5,800 people infected and 2,800 deaths.
UN mulls requests to blacklist foreign extremist fighters: report According to the confidential requests made to the Security Council's al Qaeda sanctions committee, 15 names will be designated.