As the US announces it is to send about 50 public health experts to West Africa to help tackle the worst-ever outbreak of Ebola, protests break out at burial sites in Liberia.
On-the-run conman, drug dealer and money launderer Martin Evans has been arrested in South Africa, the National Crime Agency confirms.
The situation in Gaza is "simply intolerable and must be addressed", Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond says.
Wales' Geraint Thomas survives a puncture to with six kilometres to go to win the men's Commonwealth Games road race.
A row breaks out in Italy after a photographer dresses up a famous 2,500-year-old statue in a leopard-skin thong and pink feather boa.
The people of Glasgow, as well as volunteers, crowds and athletes, draw widespread praise after a "fantastic" Commonwealth Games.
The UN has warned that up to 200,000 people have been forced to flee after Islamic State militants take over more towns in northern Iraq.
A national sperm bank, which can be used by same-sex couples and single women, is to be opened to combat a UK-wide shortage.
Usain Bolt says his days targeting 100m records are over as the Jamaican focuses on a sub-19 second 200m after Glasgow 2014.
The French and German presidents have been commemorating Germany's declaration of war on France on 3 August 1914.
American Idol finalist Michael Johns, who appeared on the seventh series of the TV singing contest, dies at the age of 35.
The Ebola virus has claimed almost 700 lives in West Africa. Health officials travel to affected areas to teach early diagnosis skills. Tulip Mazumdar reports