A day after police killed two terror suspects in eastern Belgium, a bomb scare forced the evacuation of the busy Gare de l'Est train station in Paris, and Secretary of State Kerry joined French President Hollande in a visit to the sites of last week's attacks.
US Secretary of State John Kerry and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif met Wednesday a day before negotiators from Iran, the five permanent members of the UN Security Council, and Germany are to resume nuclear talks.
Sierra Leone's president also predicted that the West African country – even as the country registered 19 new Ebola cases over a 24-hour period – would be Ebola-free by World Health Organization standards by May.
In eastern Ukraine explosions and the sound of shells whistling overhead are again unnerving the local population, after a new truce was called in December between government troops and Russian-backed separatists. By late last week, that uneasy calm was steadily unraveling.