World Summary: Torture report to be released today

Partial Senate report on CIA interrogation to be released today

  • Report summary expected to criticise methods used; White House says proper security precautions have been put in place ahead of release. 

Sierra Leone overtakes Liberia in Ebola case numbers

  • WHO says there are now 7,780 cases in Sierra Leone and 7,719 in Liberia. 

UN asks for $16 billion in aid appeal 

  • Record appeal from United Nations; most aid for Syria where UN says 12 million people are in need inside the country. 

Libya peace talks to begin next week

  • UN Envoy says talks planned for today postponed to give two sides, both claiming right to govern the country, more time.