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File - A 43 year old Congolese patient, right, who has been confirmed to have Ebola hemorrhagic fever, following laboratory tests, is comforted by Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors without Borders) nurse Isabel Grovas, left, and Doctor Hilde Declerck, not pictured, in Kampungu, Kasai Occidental province, Congo, Saturday, Sept. 29, 2007. Ebola crisis: Sierra Leone and Liberia announce state of emergency
The Ebola virus outbreak has led both Sierra Leone and Liberia to declare states of public emergency, meaning the army can now move in to enforce quarantine zones. It is a major escalation of both... (photo: AP / WHO, Christopher Black) The Independent
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Fighters from Ezzedine al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of the Hamas movement, walk through Gaza City streets to visit released Palestinian prisoners in their homes on October 19, 2011, as Gaza's ruling movement announced it would give $2,000 to each prisoner freed by Israel to the coastal territory under a landmark prisoner exchange deal. Photo by Ahmed Deeb/WN Israel, Hamas agree on 72-hour cease-fire
JERUSALEM • Israel and Hamas have agreed to a 72-hour humanitarian cease-fire to start today, though Secretary of State John Kerry cautioned there were “no guarantees” the lull in violence would bring... (photo: WN / Ahmed Deeb) STL Today
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FILE - In this Friday, March 15, 2013 file photo, Karim Wade, center, the son of former Senegalese President Abdoulaye Wade, is blocked by police as he tries to approach journalists and gathered supporters outside the office of the special prosecutor investigating him on charges of embezzled funds, in Dakar, Senegal. An official says the son of Senegal’s former president will be tried for illicit enrichment following an investigation into how he amassed his multi-million dollar fortune. Soro Diop, an adviser to the Justice Ministry, said Thursday, April 17, 2014 that Karim Wade’s case will be tried in two months, ending speculation the charges might be dropped. Senegal corruption trial of Karim Wade condemned
A leading Senegalese rights group has condemned the corruption trial of ex-President Abdoulaye Wade's son, Karim. He is making his first appearance before a special court on charges of embezzling... (photo: AP) BBC News
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A Facebook logo over google map of Kansas, United States Facebook's new mobile app offers 'free basic' internet services in Zambia
The Internet.org app ditches data charges for health, weather, Wikipedia and social networking, with more countries to follow Facebook's Internet.org app is launching in Zambia through operator... (photo: WN / Yolanda Leyba) The Guardian
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Dr. David Mcray, left, listens to a question during a news conference with Dr. Jason Brewington, center, and Dr. Darrin D'Agostino about fellow doctor Kent Brantly Monday, July 28, 2014, in Fort Worth, Texas. Peace Corps withdraws over Ebola fears
Medical personnel demonstrate protective equipment to educate team members on the Ebola virus in Liberia. Photo: Reuters Washington: The US Peace Corps announced on Wednesday it... (photo: AP / LM Otero) Canberra Times
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