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Ebola has claimed the lives of thousands people in Africa.
Ebola has claimed the lives of thousands of people in Africa.

UK scientists on mission to find Ebola vaccine

Thursday 29 January 2015 14:30

A group of volunteers in the United Kingdom have just been given their final test injections as part of a major trial to find a vaccine for Ebola.

UK scientists on mission to find Ebola vaccine

Thursday 29 January 2015 14:30

A group of volunteers in the United Kingdom have just been given their final test injections as part of a major trial to find a vaccine for Ebola.

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Italian presidential vote to test Renzi government's stability

Thursday 29 January 2015 14:08

The unity of Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's party and the strength of his alliance on reforms with opposition rival Silvio Berlusconi will be tested at a parliamentary vote to choose a new president.

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Gaza compound attack infuriates UN

Thursday 29 January 2015 05:57

The United Nations (UN) has expressed outrage at an attack on its compound in Gaza after dozens of protestors tried to storm the premises, while burning tyres and damaging parts of the building.

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Situation in Syria characterised by violence and brutality: UN

Wednesday 28 January 2015 19:24

As Syria enters its fifth year of fighting in March, the UN has again warned the Security Council that the situation in the country is still characterised by violence and brutality.

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S Sudan militia to free 3 000 child rebels

Wednesday 28 January 2015 15:40

A militia in South Sudan has released close to 300 child soldiers and will release at least 3 000 former child rebels in the next few weeks.

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Truck laden with cats seized in Vietnam

Wednesday 28 January 2015 09:03

Vietnamese police have seized a truck carrying over a ton of cats smuggled from China to be sold to restaurants in northern Vietnam.

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Malaysia to release interim report on MH370 on March 7

Wednesday 28 January 2015 07:06

Malaysia's Department of Civil Aviation will release an interim report on the investigation into the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 on March 7.

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Indonesia's search for AirAsia crash victims could end in days

Wednesday 28 January 2015 07:02

Indonesia's search for dozens of victims still unaccounted for from last month's crash of an AirAsia passenger jet could end within days.

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Blizzard hits Boston, New England, spares New York despite forecasts

Wednesday 28 January 2015 06:47

A powerful blizzard struck Boston and surrounding New England on Tuesday, leaving some 4.5 million people grappling with as much as three feet of snow.

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US weather service downgrades predicted blizzard

Tuesday 27 January 2015 16:04

Snow continues to fall in New York and surrounding American states however, a much hyped blizzard has failed to materialise.

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