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Ebola virus mutating, scientists say

29 January 2015 Last updated at 05:55 By Tulip Mazumdar Global health reporter Hundreds of blood samples are being analysed to keep track of the virus Scientists tracking the Ebola outbreak in Guinea say the virus has mutated. Researchers at the Institut Pasteur in France, ...

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January 29th, 2015

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Cameroon 0-1 Ivory Coast

85:43 Aurélien Chedjou (Cameroon) wins a free kick in the attacking half. 85:43 Foul by Cheick Doukoure (Côte d’Ivoire). 85:25 Nicolas N’Koulou (Cameroon) wins a free kick in the defensive half. 85:25 Foul by Wilfried Bony (Côte d’Ivoire). 84:43 Stéphane ...

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January 29th, 2015

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VIDEO: City of snipers: BBC goes inside Benghazi

Libya has been plagued by instability and violence since Colonel Muammar Gaddafi was ousted from power in 2011. The capital Tripoli is now controlled by a coalition of militias – which have set up a rival power base. Pro-government forces are now confined to the East ...

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VIDEO: Ebola vaccine ‘looks well tolerated’

The first results of an experimental Ebola vaccine being tested in Oxford suggest it is safe. Sixty healthy volunteers were immunised at the University of Oxford’s Jenner Institute. Prof Adrian Hill, who led the study, said it had been “well tolerated” and ...

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VIDEO: Inside Tripoli’s battle-ravaged airport

Almost four years after the overthrow of Muammar Gaddafi, Libya has descended into chaos as militias do battle with each other. Fighting between groups once on the same side has destroyed vital infrastructure. The BBC visited what remains of Tripoli airport. Article source: ...

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Guinea 1-1 Mali

80:33 Modibo Maiga (Mali) wins a free kick in the attacking half. 77:30 Foul by Boubacar Fofana (Guinea). 77:30 Seydou Keita (Mali) wins a free kick on the right wing. 76:37 Boubacar Fofana (Guinea) wins a free kick in the defensive half. 76:37 Foul by Seydou Keita (Mali). ...

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VIDEO: Is Libya facing financial collapse?

Libya’s economy has been hit hard by political turmoil and escalating violence inside the country. However, plummeting oil prices are also taking their toll and the central bank is having to use its foreign reserves to cover the state’s spending. With the money ...

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January 28th, 2015

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First step towards saving rhino

28 January 2015 Last updated at 09:54 By Paul Rincon Science editor, BBC News website Artificial insemination seems to be off the table as an option Experts are pinning their hopes on in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) to save the northern white rhino from extinction. Just five of

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Nigeria army ‘warned of Baga attack’

28 January 2015 Last updated at 17:43 Nigeria’s military has a strong presence in northern towns and cities Nigeria’s army failed to protect Baga’s civilians despite warnings that militants were going to attack, rights group Amnesty International has said. ...

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Cape Town honours last white ruler

28 January 2015 Last updated at 19:07 FW de Klerk negotiated South Africa’s transition to democracy Cape Town’s city council has voted to rename a street after South Africa’s last white ruler despite opposition from the national governing party. City mayor ...

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