Here’s a brief look at some of the top news stories around the world for July 31, 2015.
Ebola vaccine called 'remarkable,' a 'game-changer'
The World Health Organization says a new Ebola vaccine has shown to be 100 percent successful in preliminary tests. While the results were described as "remarkable" and a possible "game-changer," officials are warning caution – the tests are still early, and they expect a final effectiveness rate from 75-100 percent.
[Read more from BBC]
Robberies, burglaries up as Greece deals with debt crisis
Burglaries and robberies in Greece are up through the first six months of the year – a possible side effect of the serious financial and banking issues facing the country. Many locals took cash out of banks, and are storing it (along with other valuables) in their house, making a potentially easy target for thieves.
[Read more from the New York Times]
Toddler killed, family injured in West Bank attack on Palestinian home
An 18-month old Palestinian was killed and three of his family members seriously injured after the family's home on the West Bank was torched. It's being described as a "price tag" attack, believed to be perpetrated by Jewish extremists as retaliation for restrictions on settlements.
[Read more from CNN]
Jon Stewart's final 'Daily Show' guests are ...
Jon Stewart will have three actor/comedians on during his final run on "The Daily Show" next week: Amy Schumer, Denis Leary and Louis C.K. The contents of his final show, slated for Thursday, are still unannounced.
[Read more from the Washington Post]