[As it happened] Newsday: Wednesday, August 20

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By Chris Harris
[As it happened] Newsday: Wednesday, August 20

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In summary

  • * Probe into if Ebola has now reached Democratic Republic of Congo
  • * Israeli strike kills two children in Gaza – AFP
  • * Nine suspected Syria-bound would-be Islamic militants detained in Austria
  • * Israel try to assassinate Hamas military chief
  • * UK probes British voice in journalist ‘beheading video’
  • * FBI says it thinks Islamic State video is authentic
  • * Deadly landslides in Japan
  • * Don’t let anyone out of Pakistan parliament, says anti-government cleric
  • * Barcelona transfer to remain – FIFA