Mali has released UN peacekeepers after involuntarily quarantining them in an Ebola clinic. The virus has infected more than 17,000 people since March and killed at least 6,100 of them.
US President Barack Obama has said American hostage Luke Somers was killed in a “barbaric murder” by his al Qaeda captors in Yemen. Somers and a South African hostage died in a failed rescue raid by US and Yemeni forces.
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Syrian troops have gassed fighters for the “Islamic State” who were trying to capture a major airbase, a watchdog reports. Government troops and various rebel factions have long fought over the air base.
Civilians in Lebanon have staged violent protests after al Nusra militants said they executed a captive soldier. Meanwhile, Lebanese forces clashed with militants at the Syrian border.
At a general meeting in Dresden, the German Olympic Sporting Federation (DOSB) has decided that the country will seek to host the 2024 Summer Games. Now the federation will have to decide between Berlin and Hamburg.