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The UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon, calls for peace in Libya during a surprise visit to Tripoli as part of a UN-brokered reconciliation process.
World champions Germany lose for the first time in 19 competitive matches as Poland move top of their Euro 2016 qualifying group.
Uruguay beat Russia 36-27 to overcome a first-leg play-off deficit and qualify for the World Cup for only third time.
Three car bombs explode in mainly Shia Muslim areas of the Iraqi capital Baghdad, killing at least 38 people, as fighting continues in the north.
At least 553 people are reported killed in the battle for Kobane, the Kurdish town on Syria's border with Turkey under Islamic State attack.
Hundreds of people attend the funeral of the notorious former ruler of Haiti, Jean-Claude "Baby Doc" Duvalier, in Port-au-Prince.
The UK should expect a "handful" of Ebola cases in the coming months, the chief medical officer says, as she defends airport screening.
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A first-half own goal is enough to give Scotland a Euro 2016 qualifying win against a stubborn Georgia at Ibrox.
There is rising concern over trade liberalisation talks between the EU and the US, with protests planned this weekend across Europe.
The Kurdish defenders of the Syrian border town of Kobane hold back advancing Islamic State fighters, with the US supplying air support.
The restoration of one of Egypt's oldest Coptic Christian churches, the Virgin Mary church in Cairo, is completed after 16 years.
Leading drivers back a move to implement changes in the wake of the accident that left Jules Bianchi in a critical condition.
New York's JFK is the first of five US airports to screen passengers in an effort to limit the Ebola outbreak that has killed more than 4,000.