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  • CDC chief: 'World of difference' in Ebola fight, but complacency a risk

    The fight against the Ebola virus in West Africa has seen some “real momentum and progress” in the last few months but remains imperiled by complacency as hot spots of the disease continue to sprout across the region, the head of the U.S....
  • Dozens of suspected Kenyan separatists charged with police camp raid

    Fifty three suspected members of a Kenyan separatist group appeared in court in Mombasa on Monday, charged with raiding a police camp, hacking to death the officer in charge and stealing two rifles. The suspects - brought under armed police escort to...
  • Exclusive: Can the blood of Ebola survivors create a cure?

    For months, Vanderbilt University researcher Dr. James Crowe has been desperately seeking access to the blood of U.S. Ebola survivors, hoping to extract the proteins that helped them overcome the deadly virus for use in new, potent drugs. His efforts...
  • Tekmira to supply Ebola treatment for studies in West Africa

    Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corp will supply one of its experimental Ebola treatments for clinical studies to be conducted in West Africa by a consortium that includes England's Oxford university, the Canadian company said on Monday. Tekmira said 100 courses...
  • Cameroon army says dismantles Boko Haram training camp

    Cameroon's army has dismantled a training camp for the Boko Haram Islamist group, arresting or killing dozens of militants and seizing 84 children who were being trained there, the army said on Monday. Local people in northwest Cameroon alerted the...
  • Al Jazeera suspends Egypt channel as Doha, Cairo mull closer ties

    Qatari-owned Al Jazeera suspended broadcast of its Egypt-focused channel on Monday, citing a product restructuring, as Doha and Cairo seek to mend ties that deteriorated last year after the army toppled elected Islamist President Mohamed Mursi. Qatar was...
  • Death toll from Ebola in West Africa rises to 7,518: WHO

    The death toll from Ebola in the three West Africa countries hardest hit by the epidemic has risen to 7,518 out of 19,340 confirmed cases recorded there to date, the World Health Organization said on Monday. The latest data reflect more than 140 new...
  • Exit polls suggest challenger has won Tunisia presidential election

    Exit polls suggest challenger has won Tunisia presidential election
    Exit polls in Tunisia suggested that a figure associated with the regime overthrown in 2011 won Sunday’s presidential poll, but his rival refused to concede defeat and official results were not expected until later in the week. At least two exit...
  • U.N. warns Ebola-linked farm losses could threaten banking in West Africa

    By Chris Arsenault ROME (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The Ebola epidemic threatens rural banking in three West African countries with the potential to disrupt agriculture next year as farmers won't have access to credit to buy seeds and fertilizer,...
  • EU foreign policy boss determined to work with new Tunisian leader

    The European Union is determined to work with the new Tunisian authorities and reinforce democratic progress, EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said on Monday in a message of congratulations to the nation's newly-elected president. Beji Caid...
  • Year in Review: Ebola hits Hampton Roads

    Year in Review: Ebola hits Hampton Roads
    When Ebola broke out in Africa, few considered it would hit Hampton Roads. Luckily, there have been no reported cases of the deadly virus in the region. But hospital and military personnel alike have taken steps to ward off its spread. Ebola is spread...