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  • 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,...
  • Libya fighting spreads to third oil port, 11 killed in Benghazi

    Libya fighting spreads to third oil port, 11 killed in Benghazi
    Fighting between Libya's competing governments has spread to a third oil port, curbing gas exports to Italy and cutting crude production to less than needed to cover the North African country's own domestic requirements, officials said. The OPEC producer...
  • 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...
  • Egypt allows in travelers from Gaza for first time since October

    Egypt opened the Rafah border crossing on Sunday for incoming passengers from the Gaza Strip for the first time in almost two months, Palestinian and Egyptian officials said. Rafah is the only major crossing between impoverished Gaza, home to 1.8 million...