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Ebola death toll passes 1,900, says WHO

September 4, 2014 0

More than 1,900 people have now died in West Africa's Ebola outbreak, the World Health Organization (WHO) says.There have been 3,500 confirmed or probable cases in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia. "The outbreaks are racing […]

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Nigeria’s Boko Haram ‘seize’ Bama town in Borno

September 3, 2014 0

Nigeria's militant Islamist group Boko Haram has seized the key north-eastern town of Bama after fierce fighting with government forces, residents say. Thousands of civilians have fled the town, along with soldiers, they added. The […]

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REUTERS: UN tries to locate Fijian peacekeepers

August 31, 2014 0

UN officials shuttled along the rocky frontier between Syria and the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights on Friday, trying to establish the whereabouts of 44 United Nations peacekeepers seized by al-Qaeda-linked militants inside Syria. Israeli forces took […]

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BBC NEWS: EU leaders consider response to Russia

August 30, 2014 0

EU leaders are to meet in Brussels to consider fresh sanctions against Russia following accusations that its troops are fighting inside Ukraine. Russia denies that its regular forces are backing a rebel offensive in eastern […]

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