BBC World Service
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A British nurse who recovered from Ebola travels to the US to donate blood to try to save the life of another victim of the virus.
The US House of Representatives approves President Barack Obama's plan to train and arm the moderate Syrian opposition taking on Islamic State.
Pakistan air travellers's fury at delay over VIP
The North American farmers who have started to plant wasabi
Jose Mourinho says after Chelsea's draw with Schalke that Diego Costa is not yet ready to start more than one game a week.
Volunteers wade into Kashmir floods to rescue thousands
What will Alibaba do with $25bn?
Extreme weather is punishing the south-western United States with a heatwave and a hurricane causing chaos from California into Mexico and flash flooding forecast for Arizona.
President Barack Obama has said US troops fighting Islamic State (IS) militants in Iraq and Syria "do not and will not have a combat mission".
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has been diagnosed with a "fairly aggressive" rare cancer, doctors treating him say.
Cesc Fabregas scores his first for Chelsea but they are held to a draw by Schalke in their Champions League group opener.
Barcelona make a winning start to their Champions League campaign as they edge past Apoel Nicosia at the Nou Camp.
Bayern Munich's Jerome Boateng scores a last-minute winner to deny Manchester City a point in their Champions League opener.