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US President Barack Obama takes part in a briefing on the outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa, with CDC Director Tom Frieden (R) during a visit to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, Georgia 16 September 2014 Ebola global security threat - Obama

US President Barack Obama calls the Ebola outbreak in West Africa a threat to security worldwide while announcing a larger US role, including 3,000 troops, to help fight the virus.



Russians urged 'don't panic'

Russian authorities urged people not to panic on Tuesday as the rouble fell to a new all-time low against the US dollar amid concerns about the effect of sanctions on the country's economy.


Steven Gerrard

Liverpool 2-1 Ludogorets Razgrad

A late Steven Gerrard penalty gives Liverpool a dramatic victory after Mario Balotelli scores his first goal for the club.


Are dolphins cleverer than dogs?

Are dolphins cleverer than dogs?

Which is the more intelligent animal; a dolphin or a dog?


Five sins of first-time bosses

Five sins of first-time bosses

When you move up the ladder, mistakes are inevitable. Avoid the worst of them


In Australia, a brute among utes

In Australia, a brute among utes

The Holden Special Vehicles GTS Maloo packs 576 horsepower


How mad hatters took over fashion

How mad hatters took over fashion

Elaborate headgear is all the rage


How to train a tougher mind

How to train a tougher mind

Secrets of coping with extreme stress


Five surreal places to live

Five surreal places to live

Striking towns that have been shaped by nature

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The secret cities the world forgot

A Google Earth search revealed towns wiped off maps because they held deadly remnants of the past - and one photographer set out to document these eerie relics.

bbc earth: A Colourful life


Nature on show: Life in green

From leathery iguanas to shiny, jewel-like leaf beetles, discover some of nature's weird and wonderful creatures dressed in a coat of green.

Technology of Business

Printing homes on the Moon

Print your own home on Mars

By using a giant 3D printer, one company can create concrete buildings in as little as a day - and Nasa is looking at using the technology to build bases on the Moon and Mars.




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