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The search is on for a team of health workers in Guinea who went missing on a visit to raise awareness about Ebola.
A wildfire threatening thousands of homes in central California doubled in size overnight, burning 111 square miles (288 sq-km).
Officials in Chile say three people have been arrested in connection with a bomb that injured 14 people at a subway station in Santiago earlier this month.
Ukraine's president clings to tenuous truce
Jeremy Bowen finds morale high in Syrian soldiers
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NHS workers in England have voted in favour of striking over pay.
The Chinese e-commerce giant, Alibaba, is expected to raise over $25bn (£15bn) in its forthcoming initial public offering.
A US Senate report suggests hackers associated with the Chinese government broke into computers of airlines and ships.
A European Central Bank measure designed to stimulate the flagging eurozone economy has seen a low initial take-up by banks.
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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer leaves Cardiff after nine months, citing a "difference in philosophy" to owner Vincent Tan.
A French aid worker from the medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) has contracted the Ebola virus in Liberia, reports say.
Two-time Grand Slam winner Li Na is set to announce her retirement from tennis because of injury, Chinese state media says.
The jury in the sex abuse trial of the former BBC broadcaster Dave Lee Travis has retired to consider its verdicts.
Torture has become such an integral part of policing in Nigeria that many stations have an informal torture officer, Amnesty International says.
Apple iPhone and iPad users take to social media to express their frustration over installing the company's latest software update.
Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone says he was behind the ban on teams giving drivers advice over the radio.
The two men who died when a helicopter crashed off the East Yorkshire coast are named by police.
Some Westminster landmarks normally closed to the public, including Downing Street, will be open this weekend.