August 1, 2014 -- Updated 0328 GMT (1128 HKT) Edited by Tim Hume in London

A charter flight with an isolation pod leaves the United States for Liberia, to evacuate two Americans who will become the first Ebola patients on U.S. soil. FULL STORY

While Europe's financial sanctions will create the most immediate squeeze on Russia, it is the crack-down on the arms trade that has triggered debate. Will Moscow care? FULL STORY

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The conflict plays out against a new backdrop, with many Arab states supporting Israel.
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With the airline's reputation now severely damaged, executives face tough questions.
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