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Ruling lands in febrile relations between west and Moscow

Borders closed to tackle Ebola outbreak

More than 700 dead in West Africa so far

Property tycoon gives £500,000 to Labour

Donation third-largest by private individual this parliament

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Netanyahu defiant on Gaza despite pressure

Israel PM buoyed by strong support for campaign at home

Crunch point for Ukrainian separatists

Rebels have been pushed back into towns by army offensive

Microsoft target of China antitrust probe

Latest setback for company follows moves against US tech groups

IMF warns pound is overvalued

Fund also criticises Bank of England communications

Bank of Cyprus raises €1bn in share sale

Wilbur Ross and EBRD to take part in fundraising

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Battles seen as a time when the country stood together

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