Millions of doses of experimental Ebola vaccines will be produced by the end of 2015, the World Health Organization has announced.
A suspected jihadist car bomb attack kills at least 26 Egyptian soldiers in Sinai, Egyptian officials say, in one of deadliest incidents there.
Vladimir Putin says for the first time that Russia helped Ukraine's ex-President Viktor Yanukovych to flee after he was ousted in February.
Envelopes containing an unknown yellow powder have been sent to five consulates in the Turkish city of Istanbul, officials say.
A Burmese journalist taken into detention while covering clashes near the Thai border is shot dead while trying to escape, the army says.
Surgeons in Australia say they have performed the first heart transplant using a "dead heart".
Eleven people fell seriously ill in Brazil after eating a deadly puffer fish for lunch, it was reported.
The United States will investigate "extremely serious allegations" that militant group Islamic State used chlorine gas against Iraqi police officers.
Rwanda suspends BBC broadcasts in the Kinyarwanda language with immediate effect because of a controversial documentary about the 1994 genocide.
Tunisian security forces storm a house in a Tunis suburb to end a stand-off with armed militants, killing six people, officials say.
Canada's foreign minister tells the BBC there is no evidence so far that the man behind gun attacks in Ottawa was linked to Middle Eastern jihadists.
Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana, founders of the Dolce & Gabbana fashion house, are cleared by an Italian court of tax evasion.
The emirate wants people to get out of their cars to ease traffic congestion.
The US returns about 20 ancient Peruvian artefacts - some more than 1,800 years old - that had been looted from pre-Columbian graves.
Two nurses infected with Ebola while treating a patient in Dallas are declared free of the deadly virus, a day after the first infection in New York.
Police in New York investigate whether a man who attacked two officers with an axe before being shot dead was linked to Islamist extremism.
The governor of Mexico's southern Guerrero state - where 43 students went missing after deadly clashes with police last month - stands down.
More than half a million people in Honduras have been affected by a severe drought, according to the Red Cross.
Dozens of people are being monitored in Mali after the nation confirmed a two-year-old girl as its first Ebola case.
Female peace activists think the strike could force men to end armed conflict.
One of the suspects in the murder of American journalist Daniel Pearl, beheaded in 2002, is set free by an anti-terrorism court in Pakistan.
Protest leaders in Hong Kong are to ballot their supporters over whether to accept the government's proposals and end their occupation of the city.
David Cameron insists the UK will not pay £1.7bn demanded by the EU - but Commission president Jose Manuel Barroso says the bill should not have come as a surprise.
Sweden calls off its massive week-long search for a suspected Russian submarine, saying the vessel has probably left its territorial waters.
Pakistani and Iranian forces have exchanged mortar fire, in the latest incident between the two countries along their porous border.
Europe's biggest football clubs consider asking Fifa to hold the 2022 World Cup in May to avoid the intense summer heat.
A lorry driver is cleared of causing the death by dangerous driving of a woman on a hen party in West Yorkshire.
A British woman understood to have gone to Thailand for cosmetic surgery has died in an operation, Thai officials say.
UK politicians react angrily to demands for an extra £1.7bn (2.1bn euros) contribution towards the European Union's budget due to the country's better economic performance.
Shareholders in US banana distributor Chiquita vote against a merger deal with Irish rival Fyffes in favour of a higher offer.