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  1. Stopping EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Miami Herald

    Rarely has the idea of the global village and the mantra that the world is one big neighborhood seemed as real as in the frightening case of the raging Ebola epidemic in Africa. There was a time, not so long ago, that an outbreak of disease anywhere in the Third World would have seemed far removed from the daily concerns of Americans and the nation's foreign-policy agenda.


  2. Spain repatriates priest with Ebola from AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

    The Spanish government is preparing to repatriate a priest who has been diagnosed with the Ebola virus after working in Sierra Leone. In a statement Saturday, the Ministry of Health says Brother Manuel Garcia Viejo, medical director of the San Juan de Dios Hospital in the city of Lunsar, has tested positive for the deadly virus and has expressed his desire to be transferred back to Spain.


  3. UK pledges A 12m to France to tackle Calais immigrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2014 | Deutsche Welle

    The UK government has pledged A 12m in a bid to control the growing number of illegal immigrants attempting to cross the English Channel from Calais to Britain. In an attempt to curb the ever-growing number of illegal immigrants trying to enter Britain from the French port of Calais, the UK government has pledged A 12 million to France, the British Home Secretary Theresa May and French Minister of the Interior Bernard Cazeneuve announced on Saturday.


  4. Inside the 10 permanent galleries of the Canadian Museum for Human RightsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Edmonton Journal

    It might only be 114 words long, but the 96-year-old letter speaks volumes. The Alberta Aviation Museum celebrated the arrival Friday of one of the first pieces of airmail in western Canada, a one-of-a-kind missive from a Calgary businessman to a 10-year-old boy.


  5. Michael Burgess: Fair schedule for Los Pumas por favorRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    When they joined the competition in 2012, they were expected to be the poor cousins but it hasn't helped that Los Pumas have been treated as such. The schedule, which has been fixed for the past three seasons, does them no favours.


  6. Jordan Middle School helps start 13 libraries in AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Palo Alto Weekly

    At the Mants'ase Children's Orphanage in Lesotho, Africa, which received books collected by Jordan Middle School students to build its Qhalasi library, the principal, in front, washes clothes. Photo courtesy Chris Bradshaw.


  7. Craftsman takes textile art in new directionsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

    Bucks County's David Fraser has done both, battling Legionnaire's disease in Philadelphia and Lassa fever in West Africa, and as a self-educated expert and practitioner of textile skills at least a thousand years old. Fraser, who lives in Lower Makefield Township, says epidemiology is "low-tech science."


  8. Sierra Leone seeks assistance to fight EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Al Jazeera

    Sierra Leone continues its efforts for the second day to halt the spread of the deadly Ebola virus, but doctors say they are in desperate need of health workers and medical supplies. Thousands of workers join together to visit every single household in the country to educate people about the virus, while they also intend on isolating the sick.


  9. West Indies top ICC Women's Championship tableRead the original story

    10 hrs ago |

    The West Indies moved to the top of the ICC Women's Championship table after beating New Zealand 4-0 in the just-concluded bilateral One-Day International series with left-arm spinner Anisa Mohammed climbing to the second spot on the bowlers's charts in the latest rankings released Saturday. The series victory helped the Caribbean side, who are at par with Australia on six points, climb to the top with a superior net run-rate.


  10. Cocoa surges on Ebola fearsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Crofs Blogs

    The deadly Ebola virus spreading through West Africa is sparking fears in the market that supplies of cocoa, one of the region's top exports, could be disrupted. Prices for the key chocolate ingredient have surged 6.3% this week, settling just shy of the highest level in more than three years on mounting concerns that the outbreak will reach the Ivory Coast or Ghana, which produce about 60% of the world's cocoa.


  11. Prime Minister in Abu DhabiRead the original story

    14 hrs ago |

    Prime Minister Sushil Koirala has made a scheduled stop-over in Abu Dhabi, in the UAE, after arriving there on Friday night on his way to New York in the USA, to participate 69th regular session of the United Nations General Assembly. Nepal's Ambassador to the UAE Dhananjaya Jha, other officials at the Nepali Embassy there and other dignitaries welcomed the Prime Minister at the Abu Dhabi International Airport.


  12. Lloyd pleased with new Windies playersRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer

    West Indies cricket legend Clive Lloyd says he is impressed with the new crop of young players on the West Indies cricket team following the series against Bangladesh. Lloyd, the most successful captain who led the team during the 1970s and 1980s, has singled out opening batsman Kraigg Brathwaite, who was adjudged man of the series which West Indies won two-nil.


  13. Quad biking in SowetoRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago |

    I wouldn't normally associate Soweto with quad biking. To me, quad biking seems to belong with bundu bashing and the great outdoors.


  14. AU hails China's support in battling EbolaRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    The African Union has hailed China's support to the efforts geared to fight against Ebola, which has claimed over 2,600 lives in African countries since earlier this year. The handing over ceremony of the certificate of donation, which China had already pledged to support efforts to address the Ebola crisis, took place on Friday at the AU Headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.


  15. Japan, Ethiopia hold the 12th annual policy dialogue - Saturday, 20 September 2014 06:00Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Walta Information Centre

    Japan and Ethiopia hold the 12th Round of bilateral Policy Dialogue at the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development today. In a press release Japanese Embassy in Ethiopia sent to WIC, state Minister of MOFED, Ahmed Shide from the Ethiopian side and Ambassador Kazuhiro Suzuki from the Japanese side lead their respective delegations.


  16. All Blacks delayed but untroubled ahead of tripRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago |

    ALL IN THE JOB: All Blacks captain Richie McCaw, left, and coach Steve Hansen know travel disruption is part and parcel of international sport. The All Blacks were shrugging off the disruption of a cancelled flight out of Auckland today that leaves them facing a shortened week's preparation for their Rugby Championship test against Argentina.


  17. Bainimarama surpasses 120k markRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Fijilive

    FijiFirst party leader and Fijian Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama appeared to be the favourite among Fijians who voted at the various army facilities over the pre-poll period, based on provisional results released so far at the National Tally Centre. Final results from 32 polling stations sees FijiFirst party leader and Fijian Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama leads with 3040 votes.


  18. Economies in Ebola-affected countries are stallingRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago |

    In what may be an ominous warning for taxpayers in the U.S. and around the world, officials with the International Monetary Fund have said that, as the economies of more Ebola-affected countries continue to sputter, they could require hundreds of billions of dollars in financial aid that will only worsen debt in those nations. As reported by The Wall Street Journal , the IMF, in recent days, has issued a warning to the developed world that the current Ebola epidemic in West Africa -- the worst outbreak of the disease in history -- will require "large scale" global economic intervention in order to shore up economies that are being ravaged as they deal with the widening crisis.


  19. Cunard ships to cruise the globeRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago |

    For the first time since 2009, Cunard will send its massive flagship, the 2,592-guest Queen Mary 2, on a full circumnavigation of the globe in 2016, joining fleetmates Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth in offering three World and Exotic Cruises. "Since 1922, Cunard has carried on the tradition of creating luxurious and memorable adventures for travellers seeking a unique view of the world through our World Voyage program ," said David Dingle, CEO for Cunard Line.


  20. Beautiful Summer Travel PhotosRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Travel + Leisure

    For Jerrica Tan, summer vacation meant driving the Chapman's Peak scenic route in South Africa-and she took us along for the ride, sharing a spectacular cliff-side photo on Instagram. Travel + Leisure joined other Time Inc. publications in asking followers like @jerricantan to upload photos with the hashtag #howisummer .