Official figures show more than 10,000 people have been infected with Ebola, as the outbreak continues to spread.
Mali authorities are scrambling to calm fears after Ebola claimed its first victim in the African country.
In a world first, Australian surgeons say they have used hearts which had stopped beating in successful transplants.
A day of carnage by a suspect armed with a rifle left two area deputies dead, a motorist gravely injured and another deputy wounded.
Sweden said it appeared that at least one foreign vessel had likely operated in waters near its capital in recent days, calling such activity "unacceptable."
Islamic State militants has used chlorine gas several times against Iraqi police, violating a weapons convention.
Aussie recovering in Thai hospital after fending off attack in tourist petting enclosure.
Suspected Boko Haram militants kidnapped at least 25 girls in an attack on a remote town in northeastern Nigeria.
New Zealand aid money to Nauru has been caught up in a financial spat after an Australian court froze the island nation's accounts.
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