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The head of Liberia's Ebola response team says that the country is working towards reducing the number of cases to zero.
Padraig Harrington beats Daniel Berger in a play-off to win the Honda Classic, his first title in the US or Europe since 2008.
A journalist’s robust film about pollution in China - apparently released with official approval - sweeps China, with 100 million views in two days.
Libya's internationally recognised government in Tobruk names former controversial anti-Islamist Khalifa Haftar as the new head of the national army.
It is time for the Kremlin's opponents to stop jostling for primacy and let the Russian people take the lead, writes Konstantin von Eggert.
Iraq's army is battling an jihadist insurgency - but how strong is the force?
Riot police in Myanmar surround a monastery in which some 300 students taking part in a protest march are camping en route to Yangon.
Seattle's transport system has introduced a ticketing system this week that charges riders' based on their income.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says his upcoming speech to Congress is "not intended to disrespect" President Barack Obama.
Mobile phone industry leaders and innovators are at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
An Icelandic newspaper publishes an issue back to front in honour of its audience's traditional reading habits.
Prime Minister David Cameron dismisses concerns raised by the head of the US Army about the impact of cuts on the UK's armed forces.
Police say two men behind a tunnel discovered in Toronto last week built it for "personal reasons".
Nearly 100 South African firefighters are battling a blaze on Cape Town's mountain range.
Striking images from around the world over the past 24 hours
BBC Africa correspondent Andrew Harding has been out with Liberia's ''Ebola detectives'', as they attempt to bring the caseload down to zero.
Eurostar services are suspended after a person was hit by a train on the line in Kent.
Bill Gates is declared the richest man in the world for the second year running by Forbes magazine's annual ranking of global billionaires.
Thieves take 15 "priceless" Chinese artefacts from Fontainebleau castle in France, in a raid that lasted just seven minutes.
South Sudan's army says it has summoned for questioning a militia leader accused of abducting hundreds of boys from school.