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Jessica Sompon, 17, has her temperature taken on Friday in Monrovia, Liberia, after developing a fever. A relative had died from Ebola the day before

Ebola outbreak: WHO missed 'the disaster of our times,' claim aid agencies

Anger grows at the UN body's failures in the fight against the virus
Malala Yousafzai was defying odds by going to a school in the Swat district

Malala Yousafzai's Nobel Peace Prize is celebrated in the West and widely criticised or ignored in Pakistan

What really matters is the reason she won it in the first place, says Omar Waraich

Actress Emma Watson is a high profile advocate of greater women’s rights throughout the world

World is ‘talking the talk but not walking the walk’ on women’s rights, according to new report

The rhetoric is not being matched by action, says children's charity

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Campaign to put ecocide on a par with genocide in attempt to curb environmental destruction

Grassroots movement wants the International Criminal Court to prosecute offenders
People protest against military action in Gaza in London back in August

Israel-Gaza conflict: Labour Party motion will be 'righting a historic wrong'

Their hope is that a majority will be achieved when the vote is held on Monday

Protesters waving the Palestinian flag during a march against the bombing of Gaza in London in July

Israel-Gaza conflict: MPs set to vote to recognise the state of Palestine

Miliband to risk wrath of pro-Israel lobby in whipped Commons vote on Monday

Smoke from air strikes against Isis fighters in the Syrian town of Kobani can be seen from across the border in the village of Mursitpinar in the Sanliurfa province of south-eastern Turkey

Isis in Kobani: John Kerry says preventing the fall of the town is 'not a strategic objective'

As the fighting continues, the lack of assistance for those living in Kobani sparked more violent demonstrations across Turkey

A UN investigator takes samples around a missile found near Damascus suspected of being a chemical rocket

Four secret Syrian chemical weapons factories are revealed

The US is worried that Isis, which has seized large parts of the country, and other terrorist groups could find any hidden stockpiles

There are currently six Tornadoes taking part in the Iraqi mission

Iraq air strikes: David Cameron announces additional Tornado jets will be deployed to provide 'enhanced resilience' against Isis

There are currently six Tornadoes taking part in the Iraqi mission

Medical staff members with the corpse of a victim of Ebola in Monrovia

Ebola virus: Pandemic should be treated 'the same way' as threat posed by nuclear weapons, security officials say

Special report: The Government has admitted that the virus spreading across Africa will 'get worse'

Andargachew “Andy” Tsege from London was seized at an airport in Yemen in June

Government using taxpayer's money to train Ethiopia's security forces while British man is held there on death row

Exclusive: The 59-year-old sought asylum in Britain in 1979 after being threatened by Ethiopian authorities over his political beliefs

Lord Hill arrives for the hearing on Wednesday

Lord Hill takes ‘Hugh Grant approach’ to EU hearing

Britain’s Commissioner promises to defend interests of 28 nations

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Hong Kong protests: China warns of ‘unimaginable consequences’ if demonstrations continue

While former governor Lord Patten tells Beijing they are reneging on two-system deal

Tens of thousands of protesters occupied the streets of Hong Kong during China’s National Day

Hong Kong protests: The politest demonstration ever – but where do they go from here?

Despite more than four days of continuous occupation by tens of thousands, you could just about eat your chow mein off the tarmac

President Obama rode in an elevator with an armed security contractor with convictions for assault and battery, it has emerged

Armed security contractor with assault conviction shared a lift with Barack Obama in another security lapse

The incident took place just days before a knife-carrying Army veteran climbed over the White House fence and ran into the executive mansion

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Two super-sized ships have cruised into British waters, but how big can these behemoths get?

Super-sized ships: How big can they get?

Two of the largest vessels in the world cruised into UK waters last week
British doctors on brink of 'cure' for paralysis with spinal cord treatment

British doctors on brink of cure for paralysis

Sufferers can now be offered the possibility of cure thanks to a revolutionary implant of regenerative cells
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We need to talk about loss

Secrecy and silence surround stillbirth
Will there be an all-female mission to Mars?

Will there be an all-female mission to Mars?

Women may be better suited to space travel than men are
Oscar Pistorius sentencing: The athlete's wealth and notoriety have provoked a long overdue debate on South African prisons

'They poured water on, then electrified me...'

If Oscar Pistorius is sent to jail, his experience will not be that of other inmates
James Wharton: The former Guard now fighting discrimination against gay soldiers

The former Guard now fighting discrimination against gay soldiers

Life after the Army has brought new battles for the LGBT activist James Wharton
Ebola in the US: Panic over the virus threatens to infect President Obama's midterms

Panic over Ebola threatens to infect the midterms

Just one person has died, yet November's elections may be affected by what Republicans call 'Obama's Katrina', says Rupert Cornwell
Premier League coaches join the RSC to swap the tricks of their trades

Darling, you were fabulous! But offside...

Premier League coaches are joining the RSC to learn acting skills, and in turn they will teach its actors to play football. Nick Clark finds out why
How to dress with authority: Kirsty Wark and Camila Batmanghelidjh discuss the changing role of fashion in women's workwear

How to dress with authority

Kirsty Wark and Camila Batmanghelidjh discuss the changing role of fashion in women's workwear
New book on Joy Division's Ian Curtis sheds new light on the life of the late singer

New book on Ian Curtis sheds fresh light on the life of the late singer

'Joy Division were making art... Ian was for real' says author Jon Savage
Sean Harris: A rare interview with British acting's secret weapon

Sean Harris: A rare interview with British acting's secret weapon

The Bafta-winner talks Hollywood, being branded a psycho, and how Barbra Streisand is his true inspiration
Tim Minchin, interview: The musician, comedian and world's favourite ginger is on scorching form

Tim Minchin interview

For a no-holds-barred comedian who is scathing about woolly thinking and oppressive religiosity, he is surprisingly gentle in person
Boris Johnson's boozing won't win the puritan vote

Boris's boozing won't win the puritan vote

Many of us Brits still disapprove of conspicuous consumption – it's the way we were raised, says DJ Taylor
Ash frontman Tim Wheeler reveals how he came to terms with his father's dementia

Tim Wheeler: Alzheimer's, memories and my dad

Wheeler's dad suffered from Alzheimer's for three years. When he died, there was only one way the Ash frontman knew how to respond: with a heartfelt solo album