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[As it happened] Newsday, Thursday, August 14

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By Chris Harris
[As it happened] Newsday, Thursday, August 14

<p><strong>We have now closed euronews’ live news updates for August 14 .</strong></p> <p><strong>Here is a summary of the day’s leading stories:</strong></p> <ul style="list-style: none"> <li>* US to withdraw family of embassy staff in Sierra Leone over Ebola outbreak</li> <li>* US to continue airstrikes against Islamic State</li> <li>* Igor Strelkov, separatist military leader in eastern Ukraine, has resigned</li> <li>* Heavy shelling heard in Donetsk as Russian aid convoy approaches border</li> <li>* Two people die in Egypt on anniversary of Rabaa massacre</li> <li>* Cliff Richard denies allegations around a probe into a sexual assault of a boy in 1980s</li> <li>* Obama calls for calm in Missouri after police shooting of unarmed teenager</li> <li>* Fresh five-day Israeli-Palestinian truce begins in Gaza</li> <li>* Luis Suarez four-month football ban stays, but he’s cleared to train</li> </ul> <p></br></p> <p><iframe src="//embed.scribblelive.com/Embed/v7.aspx?Id=771273&ThemeId=19970" width="600" height="2000" frameborder="0"></iframe></p>