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The first case of Ebola diagnosed on US soil is confirmed by medical officials in Dallas, Texas.
Heavy fighting is reported on both sides of a key border crossing between Iraq and Syria, where Kurdish forces are battling Islamic State militants.
Ebola outbreaks in Nigeria and Senegal appear to have been contained, US health authorities say, with no new cases there since August.
RAF jets attack two Islamic State targets in Iraq - the first strikes since Parliament approved military action on Friday.
Panama inaugurates a museum designed by world-renowned architect Frank Gehry to celebrate one of the world's richest eco-systems.
Manchester City are still without a win in Champions League Group E after Francesco Totti's goal gives Roma a point.
Nemanja Matic scores a first-half header as Chelsea beat Sporting Lisbon to go top of Champions League Group G.
Argentina deposits $161m in bond interest payments with a state-controlled bank, in an effort to skirt US court rulings.
Pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong prepare for what they hope will be the biggest rallies in their campaign so far, as China marks National Day.
The director of the US Secret Service says its security plan was "not properly executed" when a man broke into the White House this month.
US Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps has apologised after being arrested for speeding while driving under the influence of alcohol in Baltimore, Maryland.
The US state is the first to pass legislation imposing a ban on single-use plastic bags in grocery and convenience stores.
Thousands of pro-independence campaigners take to the streets of Barcelona after the Catalan government says it remains "determined" to hold the vote.
Microsoft announces the next version of its core operating system, called Windows 10, which will reintroduce the Start Menu.
Radio DJ Neil Fox - known as "Dr Fox" - is arrested in London by police investigating claims of sex offences.
Indian PM Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama call for a "new agenda" between their countries during Mr Modi's two-day visit to the US.
At least 3,700 children in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone who have lost one or both parents to Ebola this year face being shunned, the UN says.
Thomas Muller scores a penalty as Bayern Munich beat CSKA Moscow 1-0 at an empty stadium in the Champions League.
The new Afghan government signs a security deal with American officials that will allow US troops to remain in the country beyond 2014.
Thousands more people have been joining pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong, ahead of what organisers hope will be the largest day of protests so far.