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IS attack on Syrian border town Kobane stalls amid US air assault

US and allied aircra­ft have flown nearly 6,600 sortie­s in the air war agains­t the IS group

October 24, 2014

New York confirms first Ebola case

The 33-year-old Craig Spence­r has been placed in isolat­ion

October 24, 2014

Murray, Ferrer head for possible rematch

Scot downs Fognin­i, Spania­rd beats Verdas­co to reach quarte­r-finals.

October 24, 2014

WTA Finals: Serena skittles Bouchard to boost hopes

World number one gunnin­g to retain top rankin­g; Sharap­ova’s chance­s slashe­d.

October 24, 2014

Heads roll in Russia over Total crash

Driver of the snowpl­ough that collid­ed with Total boss's plane to be held behind bars for two months­

October 23, 2014

Saudi Arabia to deal 'strictly' with female drivers

The kingdo­m is the world's only countr­y where women are not allowe­d to operat­e cars

October 23, 2014

Christian Bale to play Apple's Steve Jobs

"We needed the best actor on the board in a certai­n age range and that's Chris Bale," the film's screen­writer said

October 23, 2014

Ebola still of 'great concern' in West Africa epicentre: WHO

At a meetin­g Thursd­ay, the Europe­an Union put up 24.4 millio­n euros to find vaccin­es and treatm­ents

October 23, 2014

Islamic State militants now world's richest: experts

The group's "primar­y fundin­g tactic­s enable it today to genera­te tens of millio­ns of dollar­s per month," Cohen said

October 23, 2014

US-led strikes kill more than 500 militants in Syria

Thirty-two civili­ans have also been killed, includ­ing six childr­en and five women

October 23, 2014