- British foreign secretary Boris Johnson criticized the council’s controversial Agenda Item 7, a permanent fixture on the schedule exclusively devoted to discussing rights abuses in the Palestinian Territories.
- Johnson noted however that the council had an important role to play in “the Israeli-Palestinian conflict under the right agenda item.”
- The latest figures take the number of confirmed cases to 2,220 since September 2012, including 1,844 from Saudi Arabia
- The disease is hard to spot, partly because it often infects people with an underlying condition such as diabetes, renal failure or chronic lung disease
- Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan lost its chief Mullah Fazlullah along with four guards last week when a US drone fired on his vehicle after he attended an 'iftar' party
- Members of the TTP "shoura" have been involved in consultations since the death of Fazlullah to name a new commander
- Carlos Sanchez and Cristian Rodriguez set to start for Oscar Tabarez's side
- Green Falcon are seeking redemption after Russia thrashing