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VIDEO: Third Ebola victim dies in Nigeria

The deadly virus Ebola has claimed a third victim in Nigeria, taking the overall death toll to over 1,000 people since it was first reported in March 2014. It is thought the latest victim, an official who came into direct contact with the disease in July, was in isolation ...

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August 14th, 2014

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Everton sign Chelsea’s Atsu on loan

Everton have signed Chelsea’s Ghana winger Christian Atsu on a season-long loan deal. The 22-year-old joined Chelsea from Porto in September 2013 but was immediately loaned to Dutch side Vitesse Arnhem for the 2013-14 season. Everton boss Roberto Martinez said: ...

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August 14th, 2014

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Botswana’s Montsho B sample positive

Former 400m world champion Amantle Montsho faces a two-year ban after her B sample drugs test from the Commonwealth Games came back positive. Montsho, 31, had been provisionally suspended after her A sample failed a doping test following the 400m final. The Botswana athlete,

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August 14th, 2014

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VIDEO: Canada offers Ebola help

Canada is set to donate an experimental vaccine to help fight the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. It says between 800 and 1,000 doses of the vaccine, which has only been tested on animals, will be donated to the World Health Organization (WHO) for use in West Africa. ...

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August 14th, 2014

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Africa’s only polar bear passes away

13 August 2014 Last updated at 16:34 Wang had apparently been heartbroken after the death of his partner in January The only polar bear in Africa has died at Johannesburg Zoo in South Africa at the age of 30. The much-loved bear, Wang, had to be put down because of heart and

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August 13th, 2014

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I did not order killings

13 August 2014 Last updated at 13:21 Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. Mr Mubarak insisted he was innocent, in his first televised court statement Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has told a court that he did not order the killing of ...

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August 13th, 2014

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Spain sees surge of migrants by sea

13 August 2014 Last updated at 12:42 Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. Tom Burridge reports on the “unprecedented” numbers of migrants More than 1,200 migrants have entered Spain illegally by sea over two days amid Spanish denials that

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August 13th, 2014

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Libyan parliament seeks foreign help

13 August 2014 Last updated at 15:52 The funeral of Tripoli’s police chief Muhammad Suwaysi, one of the latest victims of the violence, was held on Wednesday Libya’s parliament has called for foreign intervention to protect civilians from deadly clashes between ...

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August 13th, 2014

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Botswana’s Montsho B Sample positive

Former 400m world champion Amantle Montsho faces a two-year ban after her B Sample drugs test from the Commonwealth Games came back positive. Montsho, 31, had been provisionally suspended after her A Sample failed a doping test following the 400m final. The Botswana athlete,

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August 13th, 2014

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Ebola: Mapping the outbreak

13 August 2014 Last updated at 09:20 The Ebola outbreak in West Africa was first reported in March, and has rapidly become the deadliest occurrence of the disease since its discovery in 1976. More than 1,000 people have died, with Sierra Leona, Guinea and Liberia ...

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August 13th, 2014

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