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  • Equatorial Guinea envoy in U.S. suspected of beating daughter: police

    (Reuters) - Equatorial Guinea's ambassador to the United States is suspected of beating his daughter with a wooden chair leg, leaving her hospitalized, but he was not arrested because he has diplomatic immunity, police said on Wednesday. Police in the...
  • Ebola causing huge damage to West Africa economies

    Ebola causing huge damage to West Africa economies
    The worst ever Ebola outbreak is causing enormous damage to West African economies as foreign businessmen quit the region, the African Development Bank said, while a leading medical charity branded the international response "entirely inadequate". As...
  • Ebola fears wreak havoc with African soccer tournament

    Ebola fears wreak havoc with African soccer tournament
    The Ivory Coast will not be allowed to host its African Nations Cup qualifier next week against Sierra Leone because of fears over the Ebola virus, the country's football federation said on Tuesday. Reuters reported that the Ivory Coast government has...
  • WHO pulls personnel from Ebola lab after health worker infected

    WHO pulls personnel from Ebola lab after health worker infected
    The U.N. health organization said Tuesday that it had temporarily withdrawn personnel from an Ebola testing laboratory in eastern Sierra Leone – one of only two in the country -- after an epidemiologist deployed to the area became infected with...
  • Ebola travel bans threaten Ivory Coast cocoa crop forecasts

    ABIDJAN (Reuters) - International cocoa exporters in Ivory Coast are restricting staff movements due to the worsening Ebola outbreak on the top grower's western borders, risking leaving traders and exporters without accurate output forecasts for the...
  • Ébola causa enormes daños económicos en África, dice banco de desarrollo

    FREETOWN (Reuters) - El brote del ébola está causando un enorme daño a las economías de África Occidental, drenando sus recursos presupuestarios y recortando su crecimiento en un 4 por ciento a medida que los empresarios extranjeros se van y son...
  • Senegalese WHO doctor with Ebola arrives for treatment in Germany

    HAMBURG (Reuters) - A Senegalese doctor who contracted Ebola while working for the World Health Organisation (WHO)in Sierra Leone arrived in Hamburg on Wednesday for treatment at a tropical medicine unit, becoming Germany's first patient with the disease....
  • Liberia troops fire on protesters as West Africa's Ebola toll hits 1,350

    MONROVIA (Reuters) - Security forces in the Liberian capital fired live rounds and tear gas on Wednesday to disperse a stone-throwing crowd trying to break an Ebola quarantine imposed on their neighborhood, as the death toll from the epidemic in West...
  • WHO pulls staff from Sierra Leone Ebola lab after doctor infected

    The World Health Organization said on Tuesday it had shut a laboratory in Sierra Leone after a health worker there was infected with Ebola, a move that may hamper efforts to boost the global response to the worst-ever outbreak of the disease. At least...
  • Animal Island: End kitten's biting 'play' with a sock toy

    Q: We adopted a kitten when she was 10 weeks old. She is now 5 months old and loves to be cuddled and is very affectionate. She also likes to grab your arm and hold on with her claws and also bites. One minute she is cuddling with you, and then suddenly...
  • OMS retira personal de laboratorio ébola en Sierra Leona tras contagio de médico

    FREETOWN (Reuters) - La Organización Mundial de la Salud (OMS) anunció el martes que cerró un laboratorio en Sierra Leona después de que uno de sus trabajadores se infectó con ébola, una decisión que podría obstaculizar sus esfuerzos para reforzar la...