The number of cases in the Ebola outbreak passes 10,000, with 4,922 deaths, the World Health Organization's latest report says.
Egypt faces an existential threat from jihadists, the president says, after at least 31 soldiers are killed in two attacks in the Sinai peninsula.
Iran defies an international campaign and hangs a woman who killed a man she said was trying to sexually abuse her.
A mass protest is held in the Italian capital, Rome, against Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's plans for labour market reform.
Google executive Alan Eustace breaks the world altitude record for a parachute jump set two years ago by Felix Baumgartner.
Police in New York say an axe attack on two officers was a terrorist act carried out by a radicalised Muslim convert.
One of Vietnam's richest men, Ha Van Tham, is arrested by police on suspicion of lending fraud, authorities say.
An Argentine ex-police chief and ex-interior minister are among 15 people given life sentences for involvement in a torture centre in the 1970s.
A Malaysian diplomat appears briefly in court on charges of attempted rape in the New Zealand city of Wellington after being extradited.
One student is shot dead and four wounded in a school by a classmate who then took his own life, police in the US state of Washington say.
Ted Bishop, former president of the PGA of America, has apologised after calling Ian Poulter a "little girl" on social media.
Picasso Museum in Paris reopens after a five-year renovation
Pakistan's here today, gone tomorrow militant factions
Who will prevail in Brazil's battleground state?
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NY doctor tests positive for Ebola
Injured Schumacher makes 'progress'
Soldier killed in Canada shootings
Pistorius given five years in jail
Sweden steps up 'mystery sub' hunt