Alex Salmond and Alistair Darling clashed in a final debate on questions from defense to the sustainability of an economy dependent on revenues from North Sea oil, but the heart of the 90-minute exchange centered on what currency an independent Scotland would use.
France's President Hollande is weighing his options after dissolving the government on Monday over open feuding in the Cabinet over economic policy. Hollande is to announce a new government on Tuesday.
Islamic State fighters captured the Tabqa airfield in northeastern Syria Sunday. The government had made significant investments in both weapons and manpower to try to hold onto the military base, making its fall a both a symbolic and a strategic blow.
The first British citizen confirmed to be infected with the deadly Ebola disease is being evacuated from Sierra Leone. A Senegalese health worker who has become infected in Sierra Leone could soon be evacuated as well.
Two Israeli missiles collapsed a downtown Gaza apartment building Saturday, wounding at least 22, including 11 children. Israeli military said they were targeting a Hamas operations room in the building.
On Saturday, China called US criticism of an approach by one of its jets to a US Navy patrol plane 'completely groundless.' The Obama administration on Friday accused a Chinese fighter jet of conducting a 'dangerous intercept.'
More than two hundred trucks that Russia unilaterally sent into Ukraine Friday returned to Russia Saturday. Ukraine, the US, the European Union, and NATO denounced the Russian move as a violation of Ukraine's sovereignty.
On Monday, Scotland's pro-independence First Minister Alex Salmond and Alistair Darling, leader of the 'No' campaign, will face off in their final televised debate between the country's Sept. 18 referendum.