SABC News - World: International headlines.

United States-led air strikes hit Islamic State positions around Kobani earlier in the day.

Kurdish peshmerga forces enter Syria's Kobani after further air strike

Saturday 1 November 2014 07:00

A convoy of Iraqi Kurdish forces in Turkey rolled late on Friday across the border into Syria to help Syrian Kurds defend the besieged town of Kobani.

Kurdish peshmerga forces enter Syria's Kobani after further air strike

Saturday 1 November 2014 07:00

A convoy of Iraqi Kurdish forces in Turkey rolled late on Friday across the border into Syria to help Syrian Kurds defend the besieged town of Kobani.

Tags:

Euro zone inflation edges up to dim chance of new ECB action

Friday 31 October 2014 15:02

Inflation in the 18 countries sharing the euro edged up slightly in October, reinforcing the view that the European Central Bank will hold fire on any additional policy

Tags:

China to send aid to Ebola-hit Liberia

Friday 31 October 2014 10:56

China will dispatch an elite unit from the People's Liberation Army to help Ebola-hit Liberia, the Foreign Ministry said on Friday.

Tags:

UN to implemment 'action plan' for Syria

Friday 31 October 2014 05:50

The new United Nations (UN) envoy on Syria has told the Security Council that he does not have a peace plan for the country.

Tags:

Chinese ramp up Ebola watch

Thursday 30 October 2014 14:04

Chinese authorities have identified the southern province of Guangdong, home to Asia's biggest African population, as a frontline in their efforts to prevent the Ebola virus from entering China.

Tags:

UN urges Israel to reverse settlement decision

Thursday 30 October 2014 05:29

The UN has warned that newly announced Israeli settlement activity in occupied east Jerusalem would once again raise grave doubts about Israel’s commitment to achieving peace with Palestine.

Tags:

Climate change a "threat multiplier" for farming-dependent states

Wednesday 29 October 2014 19:31

In its annual Climate Change and Environmental Risk Atlas (CCERA) the risk advisory firm reported that food shortages and rising prices have the potential to worsen political and other tensions.

Tags:

Unmanned U.S. supply rocket explodes after liftoff

Wednesday 29 October 2014 15:56

An unmanned US supply rocket exploded shortly after lifting off in Virginia, the first disaster since NASA turned to private operators to run cargo to the International Space Station.

Tags:

US nurse fights Maine quarantine over Ebola fears

Wednesday 29 October 2014 15:15

Kaci Hickox, a US nurse who has tested negative for Ebola after returning from West Africa, on Wednesday said she would challenge Maine's restrictions

Tags:

Australian Ebola "tsar" questions West Africa visa ban

Wednesday 29 October 2014 12:05

Australia's newly appointed Ebola tsar challenged the government's blanket ban on visas from West African nations affected by the deadly virus.

Tags:

Also in the News

National Days 2014

All the latest news on Heritage Day 2014.

Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial

All the latest news, exclusive insight and multimedia from the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius

Celebrating 20 yrs of freedom

South Africa was freed from the shackles of apartheid and the first democratic elections were held in 1994. A journey of freedom is documented in this special feature.

Lifestyle, Science & Tech Wrap

Latest technology, science and arts news highlights.

Follow us on:
Follow us on Twitter Join our Facebook group Watch SABC News video's on Youtube Get RSS feeds or subscribe to podcasts Visit our mobile site, www.sabcnews.mobi