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Iraqi Sunnis Open To Backing New PM

Tribal leaders and clerics from Iraq’s Sunni heartland who staged a revolt against outgoing prime minister Nouri al-Maliki’s Shia-led government ...

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Ukraine ‘Destroyed’ Russian Military Vehicles After Border Incursion

Ukrainian artillery has destroyed part of a Russian armoured column that crossed overnight into Ukraine, according to the presidential website. “Appropriate actions were undertaken...

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Woman Tested For Ebola In Scotland

A woman who fell ill at an immigration facility centre in Scotland is being tested for the Ebola virus, health officials said Friday. It is thought to be “highly unlikely” that the woman, who British media reported is ...

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Ebola Not Airborne, WHO Reiterates

The World Health Organization (WHO) yesterday reiterated its position that the risk of transmission of Ebola virus disease during air travel remains low. “Unlike infections such as influenza or tuberculosis, Ebola is not airborne,” says Dr Isabelle Nuttall, Director of WHO...

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One Dead In Pakistan Airport Attack

A man has been killed and at least two policemen have been wounded in an attack on Quetta airport in Pakistan’s Balochistan region, Reuters news agency reported. People ...

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Iraqi PM Maliki Steps Down

Nouri al-Maliki ...

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Candy Crush Records ‘Crushing Disappointment’ In Q2 Results

The world was once crazy about candy crush…maybe some parts are still crazy, but the company ...

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Ebola: Obama Orders US Diplomats Families Out Of Sierra Leone

The United States on Thursday told the families of its diplomats in Sierra Leone to leave the country to avoid exposure to the epidemic of deadly Ebola fever ravaging the country. “The embassy ...

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Kenya At High Risk For Transmission Of Ebola

Kenya is an East African country...

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Ebola Death: Sierra Leone Records Second Doctor Victim

Another Sierra Leonean doctor has died after contracting the deadly Ebola virus, health officials have noted. Dr Modupeh John Eric Cole, a senior physician at the Connaught Hospital in Freetown, ...

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