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  • France calls for end to violence in Burkina Faso

    PARIS (Reuters) - France called for calm in Burkina Faso on Thursday after thousands of people stormed the parliament building and state television offices in reaction to a project to remove current limits on presidential terms.
  • Facing protests, Burkina Faso leader halts bid to cling to power

    In a compelling show of people power rare in West Africa, demonstrators in Burkina Faso on Thursday forced President Blaise Compaore to abandon at least for now his attempt to change the constitution to allow him to seek another term in power after 27...

    Don't let quarantine hysteria deter Ebola health workers: U.N

    ACCRA (Reuters) - Governments must not deter health workers from coming to West Africa to fight Ebola and quarantine decisions should not be based on hysteria, the head of the U.N. mission battling the virus said on Monday. The U.S. states of New York,...

    Ebola shows up solidarity deficit in Africa growth story

    MONROVIA/JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Africa's economic growth is bounding ahead, despite the Ebola epidemic gnawing at its western shoulder, but some see the continent showing a deficit in solidarity towards the three poor and war-weakened states worst hit...

    Some Ebola health workers get cold reception upon return home

    Some Ebola health workers get cold reception upon return home
    They're the front-line soldiers: doctors and nurses like New York physician Craig Spencer who leave their families and friends, travel to help sick and dying people in a strange country and confront a dangerous virus. Without them there is no fight...