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  • New case of Ebola confirmed in Liberia weeks before it was to be declared free of disease

    New case of Ebola confirmed in Liberia weeks before it was to be declared free of disease
    A patient has tested positive for Ebola in Liberia's capital, officials said Friday, deflating hopes that the West African nation had beaten the disease after weeks with no new cases. Liberia has seen the most deaths in the West African Ebola outbreak,...
  • Daughter of Desmond Tutu to speak in Aurora

    Daughter of Desmond Tutu to speak in Aurora
    The daughter of South African civil rights leader Desmond Tutu will be coming to Aurora to speak about his mission and the importance of working for peace around the world. East Aurora School District 131 will host two events at which Naomi Tutu will be...
  • Terror attack in Tunisia a fresh blow to tourism industry

    The terror attack in Tunisia that killed 21 people is a fresh blow to the North African nation's tourism industry, which has been struggling since the country's revolution of 2011. Cruise companies canceled stops in the country as 17 of the victims at...
  • Egypt, Emirati developers tout nebulous plan for new capital

    The idea is colossal: building an eco-friendly city the size of Singapore in the desert outside Cairo, a sleek new capital fit for the 21st century where a diverse slice of society will live in harmony. Of the projects unveiled at the corporate...
  • Tunisians remember victims of museum attack at holiday rallies

    Tunisians remember victims of museum attack at holiday rallies
    The gunmen who staged a deadly rampage through a landmark museum in the Tunisian capital this week had been trained at militant camps in Libya, government officials said Friday. As the death toll in the attack stood at 23, including the two gunmen,...
  • Ethiopian govt burn 6.1 tons of ivory to discourage poaching

    Black smoke billowed into the air of the Ethiopian capital Friday as 6.1 tons of illegal elephant tusks, ivory trinkets, carvings and various forms of jewelry went up in flames on a wooden pyre. Government officials had started the blaze to discourage...
  • 10 Things to Know for Today

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. WHERE TUNIS GUNMEN GOT THEIR TRAINING A top Tunisian security official says two extremist gunmen who killed 21 people at a museum trained in...
  • EU summit wraps up with talks on Libya, economy

    European Union heads of state and government spent the final day of their spring summit focused on the situation in Libya and on ways to boost the bloc's economy: —ECONOMY: Leaders backed a plan by European Commission President Jean-Claude...
  • Boko Haram attacks Nigerian town, kills 11

    Boko Haram extremists have attacked on a Nigerian border town, killing 11 people who had recently come home after military forces ousted the insurgents, witnesses said. Resident Mohammed Umara said Cameroonian forces immediately crossed the border when...
  • EU vows to support Libya but rules out sending troops

    European Union leaders, concerned about migrants using Libya as a jumping-off point to reach the continent, pledged Friday to help the conflict-torn country regain stability but ruled out deploying any security operation. The leaders backed the U.N.-...
  • Emails show U.N. health agency resisted declaring Ebola emergency

    Emails show U.N. health agency resisted declaring Ebola emergency
    By early June of last year, the Ebola epidemic in West Africa was the deadliest ever recorded. There weren't enough beds to treat patients and many were refusing to seek treatment, driving the outbreak underground. Senior staffers in Africa at the World...