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The Ebola virus, which has killed more than 670 people in West Africa, is a "threat" to the UK, Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond warns.
About 40 houses are buried and up to 150 people feared trapped after a landslide hit a village in western India, officials say.
Tank fire hits a Gaza school being used as a refuge by thousands of Palestinians, killing at least 15, the UN says.
Plans for a huge new cemetery beside the south Antrim village of Dundrod meets strong opposition from a group of residents.
President Barack Obama says new, co-ordinated sanctions from the US and EU will continue to make Russia's "weak economy even weaker".
Allied Irish Bank (AIB), the parent firm of Northern Ireland's First Trust bank, returns to profit for the first time since the financial crash.
The picture-based social media site has revealed a new Snapchat-style app that lets users send temporary messages.
A court in India finds 10 people guilty for a school fire in which 94 children were burnt alive in the southern state of Tamil Nadu in 2004.
Barclays' half yearly profits fall 7% to £3.35bn, following a fall in revenue at its investment bank.
No deal is in prospect in Argentina's debt talks in New York as Wednesday night's default deadline approaches.
A man who killed his girlfriend's six-week-old baby by battering him with a shoe and plastic bottle is due to be sentenced for manslaughter.
The Bank of England is due to unveil a plan which may see rule-breaking bankers return bonuses up to seven years after being awarded them.
The dead dog that changed colour twice
The cost of subsidised meals for Welsh government ministers and staff in their canteens "sticks in the throat", say Conservatives.
A burst water main on Los Angeles' iconic Sunset Boulevard has caused flooding at the University of California, Los Angeles, local officials say.
The government is to outline measures that will allow driverless cars on public roads in the UK by 2015.
The UK government will shortly outline measures to permit driverless cars to use public roads by next year.
Fears over the potential spread of the Ebola virus make front-page headlines, while other papers focus on advice being issued to NHS staff and patients alike.
The last two surviving leaders of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge regime are to begin their second trial, this time for genocide, in Phnom Penh.
At least 24 people have died after a stampede at a beach concert in Conakry, the capital of Guinea, with dozens reported injured.