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28 July 2014 Last updated at 06:54 ET

Fears over massive Libya fuel fire

Libya warns of a "humanitarian disaster" after a massive fire at a fuel storage site in Tripoli, as fighting between rival militias continues.


MSF Ebola workers wearing protective clothing - 23 July 2014 - in Guinea Liberia shuts borders to curb Ebola

Most border crossings in Liberia are closed and communities hit by an Ebola outbreak face quarantine to stop the virus spreading.

South Africa celebrate winning gold in the rugby sevens at the Commonwealth GamesSouth Africa shock NZ to win gold

South Africa shock New Zealand in the final of the rugby sevens to end the All Blacks' unbeaten Commonwealth Games record. BBC Sport

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Central African Republic: Where rumours can kill in seconds

The BBC's Andrew Harding joins French troops on patrol in the town of Bambari, only to discover they remain distrusted by the local Muslim community.

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