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[As it happened] Newsday: Tuesday, August 12

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By Everton Gayle
[As it happened] Newsday: Tuesday, August 12

Euronews’ live updates on all the major and breaking stories from across the globe has now closed.

Here were today’s leading stories:

- Robin Williams has died in a suspected suicide

-US backs new Iraq government as al-Maliki forced out

-Russia to send aid to eastern Ukraine as part of an international humanitarian mission

- Liberia calls for experimental anti-Ebola drug as more victims die in the West African nation