2 October 2014 Last updated at 16:25

Boko Haram video shows leader alive

A video is released showing the purported leader of Nigeria's Islamist group Boko Haram dismissing the army's allegations he is dead.


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The UK calls for decisive international action to deal with the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, as it co-hosts a forum with Sierra Leone in London.

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