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Ukrainian Defence Minister Valeriy Heletey tells the BBC his forces are gaining ground against rebels in the east and will be victorious "very soon".
Hundreds march in the Spanish town of Daimiel to demand the release of a priest detained in El Salvador for alleged links with criminal gangs.
At least 367 people have been killed and some 1,300 injured after a magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck in south-west China, state media say.
Tiger Woods is forced to withdraw from the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational midway through his final round with a back injury.
The US will "surge" its response to the worst-ever outbreak of Ebola by sending at least 50 public health experts to West Africa.
Labour leader Ed Miliband has called on the prime minister to send "a much clearer message" to Israel that its actions in Gaza are "unacceptable and unjustifiable".
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.