In Pics: What happened across the world on Aug 30

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Bangalore, Aug 30: The Ebola outbreak in West Africa eventually could exceed 20,000 cases, more than six times as many as are now known, the World Health Organization said on Thursday.

A new plan released by the U.N. health agency to stop Ebola also assumes that the actual number of cases in many hard-hit areas may be two to four times higher than currently reported.

Meanwhile, Seattle is hosting the Penny Arcade Expo, a fan-centric celebration of gaming. The event is expected to be attended by roughly 85,000 gamers and will include concerts, game tournaments and previews of upcoming titles.

OneIndia News brings to you news from across the world in pictures.

Ebola continues to claim more lives

Liberian health worker prepare their Ebola protective gear before removing the body of a man that they believe died from the Ebola virus in Monrovia, Liberia.

Dress up like your fav character from video games

Dressed as characters with different battle skills from the video game Clash of Clans, from left, Liz Leo, Kristina Horner, Jenn Godwin and Eia Waltzer stand together at the Penny Arcade Expo, a fan-centric celebration of gaming in Seattle.

Maria Sharapova in action

Maria Sharapova, of Russia, watches a return to Sabine Lisicki, of Germany, during the third round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York.

New Zealand shows its strength

The Womens Four of New Zealand competes to win after winning the Women's Four final event of the World Rowing Championships in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

New Zealand wins rowing competition

The Womens Four of New Zealand with their gold medals after winning the Women's Four final event of the World Rowing Championships in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

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