As the Ebola outbreak claims 20 lives a day in Sierra Leone, the BBC’s Tulip Mazumdar reports from the capital Freetown on how volunteers are being trained to carry out safe burials.
A paralysed man has been able to walk again after a pioneering therapy that involved transplanting cells from his nasal cavity into his spinal cord.
Naval vessels searching Swedish waters for a suspected foreign submarine are focusing on a bay near the capital, Stockholm.
Russian investigators have said “criminal negligence” caused the crash at a Moscow airport that resulted in the death of Total’s chief executive.
Dr Olivet Buck died after contracting Ebola while treating patients in Freetown, Sierra Leone.
Some 80 army medics are travelling to Sierra Leone as part of UK efforts to tackle the Ebola outbreak, as screening begins at Gatwick.
The regularity of bombings in Baghdad makes fire-fighting a busy and dangerous profession.
The Nigerian government is still hopeful of securing the release of more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram.