Millions of people in Sierra Leone are preparing for a three-day nationwide lockdown, aimed at allowing health workers to spread information and calm fears about Ebola, the deadly virus that has killed more than 2000 people across west Africa. Rob Muir reports.
Islamic State fighters encircled a Kurdish city in northern Syria near the border with Turkey on Thursday after seizing 21 villages in a major assault that prompted a commander to appeal for military aid from other Kurds in the region. Mana Rabiee reports.
EXCLUSIVE: Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps becomes brand ambassador for Head and Shoulders
Michael Phelps, US swimmer, 3-time Olympian and 14-time Olympic Games Gold medalist, is to become the new global face of anti-dandruff brand Head and Shoulders. He explains exclusively to MSN why in this video.