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The Russian embassy is honouring 30 war veterans in Southampton for taking crucial supplies to Russia during World War Two.
Public health officials in Texas are tracking 100 people who are believed to have had contact with the first man to be diagnosed with Ebola in the US.
Protesters blockading key parts of Hong Kong agree to talks with the government, hours after Chief Executive CY Leung rejected calls to step down.
The Australian cabinet gives its approval for fighter jets to join US-led air strikes against Islamic State targets in Iraq.
A freelancer working for NBC News in Liberia is to be flown home to the US after contracting the virus, which has claimed more than 3,000 lives.
A US appeals court rules Texas can enforce restrictions on abortion clinics under a contested state law, which may force many such facilities to close.
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Thai Police say two Burmese men have apparently confessed to killing British tourists Hannah Witheridge and David Miller on Koh Tao island.
A pavilion made largely of biscuits has featured at the Durga Puja festival in northern Calcutta.
At least 29 Libyan soldiers are killed and 60 more injured in car bombings and clashes in the eastern city of Benghazi, sources say.
The Conservatives say they would stop British laws being overruled by human rights rulings from Strasbourg, if they win the next general election.
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Turkey's parliament has backed a motion that will allow its military to enter Iraq and Syria.
Borrowing by the Scottish government could be expected to cost one percentage point more than UK debt.
Delays in paying the new disability benefit are leaving many people without enough money to afford essential living costs, according to a report.
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JP Morgan says it suffered a massive cyber attack affecting 76 million private and seven million business customers in the US.
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