Nigeria confirms its first Ebola death outside Lagos, a Port Harcourt doctor, as the WHO says the total number of cases could eventually pass 20,000.
Scientists in Iceland say they are examining several depressions, termed 'cauldrons', near Bardarbunga volcano, which could be a sign of an eruption.
Israeli hoteliers are demanding millions of dollars in compensation from the state over the Gaza conflict, and Palestinian businesses are also suffering.
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Germany's Deutsche Bank is fined £4.7m by UK regulators for inaccurately reporting transactions between November 2007 and April 2013.
A woman in southern India is set to win a court battle to keep a cow after DNA tests proved it belongs to her, her lawyer says.
The speaker of Niger's parliament flees the country after a parliamentary committee agreed he could be arrested over a baby-trafficking scandal.
French President Francois Hollande calls for an "exceptional" UN intervention in Libya, warning of chaos unless action is taken.
The US film-maker and Emmy-winning journalist, William Greaves, has died in New York at the age of 87.
The FBI says it is investigating reports in the US media of recent cyber-attacks against several US banks.
Sections of Argentina's General Confederation of Labour are holding a 36-hour strike, which has caused disruption in the capital Buenos Aires.
Shaun Wright resigns from the Labour Party but refuses to quit his South Yorkshire police and crime commissioner role following a damning report into child abuse.
Southern California has been inundated by a surge of rising seawater brought on by Hurricane Marie, which hit Mexico's Pacific coast.
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Uefa president Michel Platini announces he will not challenge Sepp Blatter by running for the leadership of Fifa.
A man who claims he was sexually abused by Bryan Singer has dropped his legal action against the X-Men film-maker.
Pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine say thousands of Russians are fighting on their side, as they threaten the south-eastern port of Mariupol.
The Venice Film Festival gets under way in Italy with Birdman, a comedy drama about an actor trying to escape from the shadow of his most famous role.
Australian surfwear firm Billbabong reports another annual loss but says its turnaround plan "is gaining traction".
A Thai court dismisses murder charges against former Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva linked to a bloody crackdown on protesters in 2010.