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  • UN warns against complacency as Ebola fight enters new phase

    The United Nations is urging donors, organizations and countries fighting Ebola in West Africa not to give in to complacency as the death toll from the virus climbs toward 10,000. U.N. experts said Monday that the spread of the disease in Guinea, Liberia...
  • UN report: Libya's flow of weapons needs tighter controls

    A new U.N. report says Libya's ability to prevent the flow of weapons into and out of the chaotic country is "almost nonexistent," and it calls for the tightening of an arms embargo that the government says must be loosened so it can defend itself. The...
  • Party of Lesotho's prime minister ahead in election results

    The party of Lesotho's prime minister on Sunday led in initial results from an election in the mountain kingdom, which held an early vote in an attempt to overcome tension among political factions. Lesotho's election commission said Prime Minister Thomas...
  • Gaza fears isolation as Egypt calls Hamas 'terrorist' group

    Gaza residents said Sunday they fear growing isolation and more hardships after an Egyptian court declared the territory's ruling Hamas a terrorist organization. Some blamed the Islamic militant Hamas while others said Egypt is being unreasonable....
  • Sierra Leone's vice president in quarantine for Ebola

    Sierra Leone's vice president has put himself in quarantine following the death from Ebola of one of his security guards. Vice President Samuel Sam-Sumana is set to become acting president later Sunday when President Ernest Bai Koroma leaves Sierra Leone...
  • Uganda: Victims back leniency for LRA chief but trial awaits

    This is the horror that Silveria Okweny is willing to forgive: On Feb. 21, 2004, as the sun dipped below the horizon, rebels walking single file approached the Ugandan refugee camp in which she lived. At the shrill sound of a whistle, one of the worst...
  • Libyan parliament names Hifter top army commander

    Khalifa Hifter, a veteran general leading a campaign against Islamist militias, has been named the general commander of the armed forces loyal to the internationally-backed government. Lawmaker Tarek al-Garoushi says that parliament speaker Aqila Issa,...
  • Scam Alert! Hundreds in Ghana think they're police recruits

    Hundreds of Ghanaians reported to police stations around the country over the weekend thinking they were new police recruits, only to find out they were the victims of a scam, police said. Ghana's police are investigating fake recruitment letters that...
  • Texas oil company: Sahara offshore test well not commercial

    Dallas-based Kosmos Energy said Monday its exploration well off the coast of the disputed Western Sahara territory has not yielded a commercial find and will be plugged, though the search would continue. The discovery postpones the thorny question of...
  • Experimental Ebola drug ZMapp begins clinical trials in Liberia

    Experimental Ebola drug ZMapp begins clinical trials in Liberia
    ZMapp, the experimental Ebola drug that won notoriety when it was given to a handful of infected aid workers at the height of the epidemic, will now begin clinical testing in Liberian treatment centers, U.S. health authorities said. "Although ZMapp...
  • Fear of Ebola led to murder - and a whole village was punished

    The lecture about the dangers of Ebola had just begun, but the village had heard enough. A group of women started chanting, to warn the others against the visitors, "They are coming to kill you." A mob of men masked their faces, waved machetes and...