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31 July 2014 Last updated at 23:39 ET

Sudan 'apostasy' woman arrives in USMeriam Ibrahim with baby

A woman who fled Sudan after being spared a death sentence for renouncing Islam has arrived in the US state of New Hampshire to start a new life.


Cathetheral Catholic School which is closed in Monrovia, LiberiaEbola victim heads to US hospital

A hospital in Atlanta is preparing to receive a US aid worker infected with the deadly Ebola virus while working in West Africa.

Dick Smith and Marlon Brando on Godfather setMake-up 'godfather' Dick Smith dies

Oscar-winning make-up artist Dick Smith, who memorably transformed Marlon Brando into Vito Corleone in The Godfather, has died aged 92.

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