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Sheltering Ebola-infected ‘a crime’

27 June 2014 Last updated at 16:30 The Ebola outbreak started four months ago in Guinea Sierra Leone has warned it is a serious crime to shelter patients infected with the Ebola virus who are in hiding. The Health Ministry said several patients had discharged themselves from

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June 27th, 2014

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British troops’ Kenya return delayed

27 June 2014 Last updated at 11:11 A delay in an agreement between the UK and Kenya over British army training in the country has left 900 troops uncertain of when they can return home. The British High Commission in Nairobi says talks to extend a memorandum of understanding

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June 27th, 2014

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VIDEO: Meriam Ibrahim takes refuge in US Embassy

A Sudanese woman whose death sentence for marrying a Christian was overturned has taken refuge in the US Embassy in Khartoum while she waits to leave the country with her family. 27 year-old Meriam Ibrahim had been sentenced, released, then detained again and now released, ...

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June 27th, 2014

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Algeria celebrates World Cup success

27 June 2014 Last updated at 11:01 The BBC’s Mohamed Areski Himeur says the streets of Algiers were transformed into dance floors Tens of thousands of fans took part in celebrations across Algeria after their team qualified for the knock-out phase of the World Cup for ...

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June 27th, 2014

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Pistorius evaluator has heart attack

27 June 2014 Last updated at 14:31 The Olympic and Paralympic track star has been reporting for psychiatric tests for the past month A psychiatrist who evaluated Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius in the trial for the murder of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, has suffered a ...

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June 27th, 2014

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Nigeria boycott training in money row

The Nigeria squad at the World Cup have missed a scheduled training session in a row over bonus money. BBC Sport understands the players believe they are each $15,000 (£8,800) short of what they were expecting for reaching the last 16 in Brazil. They refused to train in ...

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June 27th, 2014

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Is it always racist to black up your face?

26 June 2014 Last updated at 13:13 By BBC Trending What’s popular and why It was widely reported that these men were German, but their nationality has not yet been confirmed All week, images of “blacked up” fans at the Germany v Ghana game have been causing

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June 27th, 2014

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Living in fear of Boko Haram

27 June 2014 Last updated at 07:52 Boko Haram’s campaign of violence in Nigeria recently became a focus of international attention when it kidnapped more than 200 schoolgirls. In their former stronghold of Maiduguri militants have been forced out, but the BBC had a ...

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June 27th, 2014

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VIDEO: Who is the man leading Boko Haram?

The Nigerian militant Islamist group Boko Haram has come to international prominence after abducting more than 200 school girls, but what do we know about its leader? Abubakar Shekau has inspired his group of fighters to kill hundreds of people in Nigeria, where Yalda Hakim ...

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June 27th, 2014

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Cameroon orders World Cup inquiry

Cameroon President Paul Biya has called for an inquiry into the country’s poor performance at the World Cup. The Indomitable Lions’ campaign in Brazil was a disaster as they lost all three group games, had a player sent off and team-mates fought on the pitch. ...

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June 27th, 2014

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