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Paris building collapse, Aug. 31, 2014

7th body recovered after a residential block of flats in Paris was destroyed by an explosion - @BBCNews

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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

Video: British journalist John Sweeney doorsteps Russia's President Putin on Ukraine - @RT_com

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Bardarbunga volcano eruption, August 2014

Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano is releasing an estimated 20,000 tons of sulphur a day - @uni_iceland

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Afghanistan elections 2014

Talks on a power sharing deal between Afghan presidential candidates Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah collapse - @Reuters

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Pakistan opposition protests, August 2014

Clashes in Pakistan's capital Islamabad resume between police and anti-government protesters; teargas fired - @Reuters

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American Kenneth Bae detained in North Korea

Americans detained in North Korea give interview to @CNN, Kenneth Bae says he is being treated 'humanely'

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Apparent coup attempt in Lesotho, August 2014

Lesotho prime minister asks regional bloc to send peace force after alleged 'coup' - @AFP

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crime & courts

Man who killed a robber who took his son's iPhone has been jailed for 6 years in Scotland - @BBCScotlandNews

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weather

Trees and power lines downed in Springfield, Mo., following heavy winds, rain, emergency managers say - @breakingweather

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North Atlantic Treaty Organization

NATO's Rasmussen says if any country tried to attack a NATO member, they would immediately be met by troops from NATO members - @jackeparrock

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France

Saudi Crown Prince arrives in Paris on an official visit, to hold meeting with President Hollande - @AlArabiya_Eng

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Manila, National Capital Region, PH

Update: 4 men arrested after allegedly trying to detonate bomb at Manila international airport, Philippines state media reports - @cnnbrk

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Pakistan opposition protests, August 2014

Spokesman for Pakistan's government denies rumor that army chief advised Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to step down - @dawn_com

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China

Passenger train derails in northwest China's Qinghai Province; casualties unknown - @XHNews

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Downing St police officer 'plebgate' dispute

Video: London's Metropolitan Police release new CCTV videos over 'plebgate' dispute - @metpoliceuk

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Philippines

Philippines foils bid to plant car-bombs at its main airport and a nearby shopping mall, authorities say - @Reuters

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Pakistan opposition protests, August 2014

Photo: Pakistani protesters who stormed state TV station before being evicted by the army - @AFP, @GettyImages

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Iraq crisis

At least 1,420 Iraqis killed and 1,370 injured in acts of terrorism and violence in August, excluding in Anbar province, UN says - @UNIraq

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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

Ukraine restores power supply to Crimea, Russian Energy Ministry says - Interfax

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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

7 Ukrainian service personnel killed in the past 24 hours, military spokesman Lysenko says - @Reuters

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