The latest data, posted overnight on the WHO website, reflected nearly 500 new deaths. -Reuters
The group has created a military police to clamp down on foreign fighters who do not report for duty. -AFP
He collided with three cars along the way but injured only one person, police said Saturday. -AFP
South Africa on Saturday welcomed back home its first Miss World winner in 40 years, Rolene Strauss, with wild cheers and ululations. -AFP
The FBI has failed to keep close track of the weapons, valuables, money and drugs it keeps as part of its criminal cases, the report said. -AFP
North Korea said US accusations that it was involved in a cyberattack on Sony Pictures were "groundless slander". -Reuters
Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi won a confidence vote to get his tax-cutting 2015 budget through the Senate and it is expected to be approved by lower house of parliament. -Reuters
A bomb blast in a Shiite village in Bahrain, the scene of simmering unrest since anti-government protests were crushed in 2011, has left three policemen slightly wounded. -AFP
While historically people have thought of drones as military aircraft or flying devices used by businesses, the growth of drones as recreational vehicles has exploded. -AFP
Workers at planemaker Boeing's Everett plant near Seattle are following extra safety measures after three air bag-related accidents, including the death of a technician last month. -Reuters

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