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2 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

Liberia: Officials Who Left Amid Ebola Outbreak Fired

Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has ordered the dismissal of some junior and senior level cabinet ministers, who, in the wake of the deadly Ebola outbreak left the country and have yet to return.

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Related Topix: Liberia, Africa, World News

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Lucianne.com

Obama Called Nine ForeignLeaders While on Vacation

The bear is loose again in the streets of Washington. President Obama returned to the White House on Sunday night after two weeks in MarthaA s Vineyard in Massachusetts with his family.

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Related Topix: Stephen Harper, North America, Canada, World News, Israel, Middle East, Liberia, Africa

Houston Chronicle

US health official: Ebola has 'upper hand'

Liberian security forces with riot gear stop people from leaving the West Point area, that has been hardest hit by the Ebola virus spreading in Monrovia, Liberia, Monday, Aug. 25, 2014.

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Related Topix: Liberia, World News, Africa

WANE-TV Fort Wayne

Graphic provides an update on the spread of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

The Ebola virus has the "upper hand" in an outbreak that has killed more than 1,400 people in West Africa, a top American health official said, adding that experts have the tools to stop it.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Liberia, World News, Africa

AllAfrica.com

Liberia: Delegation From Center for Disease Control Meets Sirleaf

Liberia: High-Level Delegation of the U.S. CDC Meet With President Sirleaf and Top Government Officials - Discuss the Ebola Outbreak in Liberia President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and top officials of Government have met with a visiting delegation of the United States' Center for Disease Control and Prevention .

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Related Topix: Liberia, World News, Africa, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Mon Aug 25, 2014

National Public Radio

Liberia's President Apologizes To The Mother Of A Slain Teenager

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf apologizes to Eva Kamara, the mother of a boy who was shot by Liberian security forces last week and later died.

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Related Topix: Liberia, Africa, World News

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Voice of America

Two Ebola Deaths Confirmed in DRC

A health worker, wearing head-to-toe protective gear, offers water to a woman with Ebola, at a treatment center for infected persons in Sierra Leone, Aug. 20, 2014.

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Related Topix: Joseph Kabila, Liberia, Africa, World News

ABC News

Obama's Summer Vacation by the Numbers

After two weeks away from the White House, President Barack Obama's vacation on Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts, ends late Sunday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Ferguson, MO, Liberia, Africa, Ernest Bai Koroma

Star-Telegram.com

Obama's summer vacation by the numbers

After two weeks away from the White House, President Barack Obama's vacation on Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts, ends late Sunday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Ferguson, MO, Europe, World News, Germany, Liberia, Africa, Ernest Bai Koroma

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Voice of America

Ebola Quarantines Spark Anxiety in Liberian Capital

A man working for a humanitarian group throws small bags of water to the residents behind the fence as they wait for a second consignment of food from the Liberian Government, at the West Point area, Monrovia, Liberia, Aug. 22, 2014.

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Related Topix: Liberia, Africa, World News

AllAfrica.com

Liberia: Liberia Risks Losing Int'l Support, If - Labor Minister-Designate Asserts

Labor Minister-designate Neto Lighe said the Government of Liberia risks losing lots of international support if the Ellen Johnson Sirleaf led-Unity Party administration does not make He said in tackling such unlawful act, the Labor Ministry has formulated a strategy paper for a Child Labor Commission to ensure that Liberia is in full compliance ... (more)

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Related Topix: Liberia, Africa, World News

The Perspective

The Great Liberian Drama: The Leading Lady and her Supporting Cast

The country Liberia has been engulfed in one crisis or another for the better part of four decades now.

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Related Topix: Liberia, Africa, World News

Thu Aug 21, 2014

United Methodist Church

Doctor's daily prayer for Liberia: 'God, send help'

Since July 2014, Samaritan's Purse has been managing an Ebola isolation center in Liberia located in Foya near the border with Guinea.

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Related Topix: Liberia, World News, Africa, Medicine, Nursing, Raleigh, NC, Infectious Diseases

Voice of America

DRC Sends Ebola Expert to Help Liberia Combat Disease

The Democratic Republic of Congo sent its Ebola virus expert to Liberia to help combat the disease following an official request by Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf's government, according to DRC information minister Lambert Mende.

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Related Topix: Liberia, World News, Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Congo, Joseph Kabila,

The Perspective

What Happened To The Performance Contracts Signed By Sirleafa s Ministers?

"Even though the Constitution calls for a professional, non-partisan civil service apparatus, ours has been a tradition of politicizing the civil service.

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Related Topix: Liberia, Africa, World News

ThinkProgress

Police Quarantine, Open Fire On Liberian Neighborhood Over Ebola Crisis

Police open fired on Wednesday, turning their guns on protesters in the West Point neighborhood of Liberia's capital city after they quarantined residents without any notice, to help combat the spreading threat of Ebola in the West African country.

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Related Topix: Liberia, World News, Africa, US News, Liberal Political News

Sydney Morning Herald

Ebola patient Dr Kent Brantly to be released from US hospital

Dr Kent Brantly has recovered from Ebola in an Atlanta hospital. His wife, Amber, is also pictured.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Liberia, World News, Africa, Emory University, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Yahoo!

Ebola: Liberia's clampdown turns violent as Asia fears new cases

Mon, Aug 18: Ebola patients were forced to flee during an attack at a health care center in Liberia over the weekend.

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Related Topix: Liberia, World News, Africa, Canada, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

The Wichita Eagle

Liberian slums barricaded as Ebola sets new record

Riot police and soldiers acting on their president's orders used scrap wood and barbed wire to seal off 50,000 people inside their Liberian slum Wednesday, trying to contain the Ebola outbreak that has killed 1,350 people and counting across West Africa.

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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Liberian security forces seal slum to halt Ebola

Children surround a man, left, that fell down while walking on a street suspected of having contracted the Ebola virus in the city of Monrovia, Liberia, Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014.

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Related Topix: Liberia, World News, Africa, Guinea, Sierra Leone

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