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Iraqi security forces and Kurds gain ground against Islamic State 01:09 GMT

BAGHDAD/ARBIL Iraq (Reuters) - Iraqi government forces and Shi'ite militias seized control of the strategic town of Jurf al-Sakhar near Baghdad from Islamic State on Saturday and Kurdish fighters made gains in the north after heavy coalition air strikes against the Sunni militants.  Full Article   |  Video

 
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Ebola death toll tops 4,900 as virus spreads - WHO 01:19 GMT 

GENEVA (Reuters) - The death toll from the Ebola epidemic rose to 4,922 out of 10,141 known cases in eight countries through Oct. 23, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Saturday.  Full Article  |  Video  

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Canadians flock to Parliament Hill, site of attack on soldier Saturday, 25 Oct 2014 

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canadians returned to the reopened grounds of their parliament building on Saturday, three days after a homegrown radical rushed in armed with a rifle after killing a soldier in the second domestic attack in a week on the country's military.  Full Article  

 
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