An expatriate corporate investigator has been sentenced to two and a half years in a Chinese jail after being found guilty of stealing and selling personal information for profit, Chinese state media has reported.
West African nations are turning to drastic measures in a desperate effort to stem the spread of the deadly Ebola virus.
Guinea has closed its border with Sierra Leone, a border police official told CNN.
By CNN's Jim Sciutto, Ben Brumfield and Catherine E. Shoichet
Two U.S. F/A-18 jet fighters bombed artillery batteries of Sunni Islamic extremists in Iraq on Friday, escalating America's military involvement more than two years after President Barack Obama brought home forces from the country.
Track star Oscar Pistorius was an "appalling" witness who tailored his evidence and whose defense is not credible, prosecutor Gerrie Nel said Thursday, presenting his closing arguments in the athlete's murder trial.
Edward Snowden, who leaked secret information about U.S. spying programs, has been granted an extension to stay in Russia for three more years, his attorney said in a televised press conference in Moscow Thursday.