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Gaza truce fails as Israeli 'seized'

Israeli forces search for a soldier believed captured and 53 Gazans are killed in fighting that ended a short-lived humanitarian truce in Gaza.


An employee of the Monrovia City Corporation sprays disinfectant inside a government building in a bid to prevent the spread of the deadly Ebola virus (1 August 2014)Ebola spreading too fast - WHO

The Ebola outbreak is spreading faster than efforts to control it, the head of the World Health Organization tells West African leaders.

Usain BoltBolt helps Jamaica reach 4x100m final

Usain Bolt, the world's fastest man, starts his Glasgow 2014 campaign by helping Jamaica reach the men's 4x100m relay final. BBC Sport

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