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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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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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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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VIDEO: Chika Amalaha suspended

Nigerian medallist, Chika Amalaha, has been suspended provisionally from the Commonwealth Games. The 16-year-old, who won weightlifting gold last week, has failed a drugs test. Here is the story – in 15 seconds. Article source: ...

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July 29th, 2014

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West Africa flight ban over Ebola

29 July 2014 Last updated at 18:33 Health workers are battling to contain the deadliest outbreak of Ebola A major West African airline has stopped flying to Liberia and Sierra Leone amid growing concern about the spread of the deadly Ebola virus. Asky said it took the ...

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July 29th, 2014

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VIDEO: Nigeria takes Ebola precautions

Nigerian authorities have taken a range of measures after a man died of the Ebola virus in Lagos. The hospital where Patrick Sawyer died has been closed and some of those who were in contact with him have been quarantined. Tomi Oladipo reports. Article source: ...

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July 29th, 2014

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VIDEO: No Eid respite for CAR muslims

Millions of Muslims around the world are marking Eid with days of festivities, but for the Muslim minority in the Central African Republic it has been harder to celebrate. Fighting erupted there more than a year ago, pitting Christian militias against mostly Muslim rebels. ...

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July 29th, 2014

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VIDEO: Fire rages at Libya fuel depot

Italy has offered to help extinguish a huge blaze that has engulfed the biggest fuel depot in the Libyan capital, Libya’s government says. It would send aircraft and a team of experts to contain the blaze which has hit two tanks. Libyan officials blame clashes between ...

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July 29th, 2014

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Liberia bans football over Ebola

29 July 2014 Last updated at 16:32 Sierra Leone is one of the countries battling the outbreak Liberia has suspended all football activities in an effort to control the spread of the deadly Ebola virus. There was a risk of infection because football is a contact sport, the ...

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July 29th, 2014

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