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VIDEO: Inside a laboratory battling Ebola

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is likely to last until the end of the year according to medical charities Médecins Sans Frontières and the International Federation of Red Cross and Crescent societies. More than 670 people have died so far, and at least 1,200 cases have ...

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July 30th, 2014

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Ebola virus threatens UK

30 July 2014 Last updated at 10:59 Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. UK Foreign Secretary: “Ebola is something we need to respond to.” The Ebola virus, which has killed more than 670 people in West Africa, poses a threat to the UK, ...

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July 30th, 2014

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Child malaria vaccine ‘milestone’

29 July 2014 Last updated at 19:06 By Smitha Mundasad Health reporter, BBC News Making malaria vaccine available for routine use will be a major milestone, researchers say Experts say the world’s first malaria vaccine could be approved for use in 2015. Reporting in ...

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July 30th, 2014

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CAR crisis: Meeting the rebel army chief

29 July 2014 Last updated at 19:15 Article written by Andrew Harding Africa correspondent More from Andrew Follow Andrew on Twitter On a dirt side-street between the deserted petrol station and the hospital in Bambari in the Central African Republic, five well-armed soldiers

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July 30th, 2014

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Airline sued over pilot abuse claims

30 July 2014 Last updated at 00:40 Simon Wood was found dead after being charged with sexually abusing children British Airways is to be sued for damages over claims one of its pilots sexually abused children in African schools and orphanages. Lawyers claim the airline bears

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July 30th, 2014

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Libya militias seize Benghazi base

30 July 2014 Last updated at 02:53 A government warplane crashed during Tuesday’s fighting in Benghazi A special forces base in the Libyan city of Benghazi has been seized by militias, fighters and officials say. The site was captured by Islamist-led militias after ...

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July 30th, 2014

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Guinea concert stampede kills 24

30 July 2014 Last updated at 05:12 At least 24 people have died in a stampede at a beach concert in Conakry, the capital of Guinea, to mark the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. The president’s office has declared a week of national mourning after what it called

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July 30th, 2014

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Saving lives on the Ebola front line

30 July 2014 Last updated at 00:16 By Tulip Mazumdar Global health reporter in Guinea Baby Marian has tested negative for Ebola, her brother (left) has recovered from the fever We arrive at the Ebola Treatment Centre in the forested town of Gueckadou in South East Guinea to ...

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July 30th, 2014

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Pogba sale will help Crewe

Crewe Alexandra boss Steve Davis says he hopes he can use the money from Mathias Pogba’s impending transfer to Italian club Pescara to strengthen his squad ahead of the new season. BBC Radio Stoke report the 23-year-old striker’s move to the Serie B side is set ...

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July 29th, 2014

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VIDEO: Algeria flight ‘asked to turn back’

The French Foreign Minister, Laurent Fabius, has confirmed that the pilots of a plane that crashed in Mali last Thursday had asked for a change of course. Mr Fabius said the crew of the Air Algerie plane flying from Burkina Faso had then requested permission to turn back, ...

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July 29th, 2014

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