[As it happened] Newsday: Monday, August 18

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[As it happened] Newsday: Monday, August 18

We have now closed the live news updates for Monday, August 18. There is a summary of today’s major stories, below.

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  • * ‘Dozens’ killed after missiles hit a convoy of refugees in eastern Ukraine
  • * WHO says Ebola countries should do ‘exit screening’ at airports, ports and borders
  • * WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to leave Ecuador’s London embassy ‘soon’.
  • * National Guard sent into Ferguson, Missouri, after more unrest over police shooting
  • * Fresh US air strikes on Islamic State targets around Mosul Dam
  • * Earlier Iraq claimed Kurdish fighters had retaken Mosul Dam