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  • FIFA suspends Nigeria from soccer events over political controversy

    FIFA suspends Nigeria from soccer events over political controversy
    Nigeria has been suspended from all international soccer competition effective immediately, FIFA announced Wednesday. The move comes less than a week after the country’s government dissolved the Nigeria Football Federation, firing its entire...
  • Nigeria gas depot blast was suicide bombing, security analysts say

    Nigeria's nightmare scenario has been this: Islamist militias waging terror in the country's northeast launch attacks in distant Lagos, a chaotic megacity of about 20 million in the southeast and the country's economic engine. Two weeks ago, Islamic...
  • Setting Times stories to music: from Bobby Womack to Spiritualized

    Setting Times stories to music: from Bobby Womack to Spiritualized
    Vulnerability was a motif in this week’s Great Reads – and some of their soundtracks. One of the last surviving newsstands in Los Angeles. A Christian woman living under the Boko Haram militants in Nigeria. A horse cast adrift after a family...
  • Senegal's first Ebola case raises fear about virus' spread

    Senegal's first Ebola case raises fear about virus' spread
    Authorities in Senegal confirmed the country’s first Ebola case Friday, raising new fear about the disease’s spread through West Africa. The country, the fifth afflicted in what is already the worst Ebola outbreak on record, is a major hub...
  • Two new Ebola cases in Nigeria dash hopes of quick containment

    Two new Ebola cases in Nigeria dash hopes of quick containment
    Nigeria reported two new cases of Ebola virus Friday, days after the government expressed hope that the country could soon be Ebola-free. Both are spouses of two patients who had direct contact with Patrick Sawyer, the Liberian American who brought...
  • Emergencia internacional de salud por ébola

    Emergencia internacional de salud por ébola
    LONDRES - La epidemia de ébola en África Occidental es un "suceso extraordinario" y constituye un riesgo sanitario internacional, dijo el viernes la Organización Mundial de la Salud (OMS). La agencia sanitaria de Naciones Unidas, con sede en Ginebra,...
  • Nigerian doctor stricken with Ebola, the country's first domestic case

    A doctor who treated an Ebola-stricken Liberian has fallen ill with the disease, the first confirmed domestic case in the megacity of Lagos, Nigeria, authorities said Monday. Nigerian Health Minister Onyebuchi Chukwu said the doctor had been treating...
  • Ebola death toll hits 887, more infected in Nigeria

    The death toll from the world's worst Ebola outbreak had risen to 887 by Aug. 1, while the total number of cases in the four West African countries affected stood at 1,603 on the same date, the World Health Organization said on Monday. Nigeria, the...
  • Médico se convierte en segundo caso de ébola en la capital nigeriana: ministro de Salud

    Médico se convierte en segundo caso de ébola en la capital nigeriana: ministro de Salud
    Lagos, la capital de Nigeria, registró el lunes su segundo caso de ébola en un médico que atendió al estadounidense Patrick Sawyer, una víctima de la enfermedad fallecida el mes pasado, informó el ministro de Salud del país africano.     Sawyer murió en...
  • American missionary battling Ebola to arrive in U.S. on Tuesday

    American missionary battling Ebola to arrive in U.S. on Tuesday
    As a deadly Ebola virus outbreak produced more victims in West Africa, an American missionary stricken with the disease was expected to arrive in the United States on Tuesday to join a U.S. doctor receiving treatment at Emory University Hospital in...
  • Ebola death toll rises to 887 as spread of disease picks up speed

    Ebola death toll rises to 887 as spread of disease picks up speed
    The deadly Ebola virus sweeping through West Africa continues to accelerate, according to numbers released Monday by the World Health Organization. The virus has now claimed at least 887 lives, the WHO reported, with 163 new cases and 61 deaths in...