Most border crossings in Liberia are being closed to try to halt the spread of Ebola.
A lull in violence in Gaza is shattered as deadly explosions hit the Palestinian territory’s main city and southern Israel.
At least 38 people have been killed in clashes between troops loyal to the Libyan government and Islamist fighters in the city of Benghazi, officials say.
Sporadic attacks by both Israel and Palestinian militants have punctuated a lull in fighting after the quietest night in the 21-day conflict.
Palestinians are marking the start of Eid al-Fitr but many feel “there isn’t a great deal to celebrate this year”, according to Martin Patience in Gaza.
BBC News gains rare access to Ambo in Ethiopia where deadly protests took place.
Students who survived South Korea’s ferry disaster have described how they were told to “stay in their places” as the ship began to sink, reports Lucy Williamson from the trial of the Sewol’s crew.
The United Nations Security Council has held an emergency meeting this morning to call for an immediate end to the hostilities in Gaza.