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Dr Craig Spencer is being held in isolation at the Bellevue Hospital in New York city.

First Ebola case reported in New York

Friday 24 October 2014 05:51

A doctor in New York, who recently returned from Guinea, has tested positive for Ebola.

First Ebola case reported in New York

Friday 24 October 2014 05:51

A doctor in New York, who recently returned from Guinea, has tested positive for Ebola.


Ottawa pushes for business as usual after shootings

Thursday 23 October 2014 16:07

The Canadian government determined to return to business as usual on Thursday after a reported convert to Islam shot dead a soldier at the National War Memorial.


Ukrainian PM warns Russia may try to disrupt Sunday's election

Thursday 23 October 2014 15:08

Western governments supported the pro-Europe protests, but Russia denounced Yanukovich's overthrow as a coup.


Attack on parliament, killing of soldier stuns Canada's capital

Thursday 23 October 2014 07:53

A gunman attacked Canada's parliament on Wednesday, with shots fired near where Prime Minister Stephen Harper was speaking.


US Ebola 'czar' to start work; military team begins training

Wednesday 22 October 2014 17:01

The new United State Ebola "czar" starts work on Wednesday and a military medical team begins training as the Obama administration ramps up its response to the potential spread.


Drug-resistant tuberculosis at crisis levels, warns WHO

Wednesday 22 October 2014 15:54

Multi drug-resistant tuberculosis remains at crisis levels, with about 480,000 new cases this year, and various forms of lung disease killed about 1.5 million people


Syria says shoots down two of three Islamic State jets

Wednesday 22 October 2014 15:21

Syria's air force has destroyed two fighter jets operated by Islamic State militants


Democratic Party to face uphill battle in US polls: Expert

Wednesday 22 October 2014 05:29

It is election season in the United States, with candidates slugging it out for the prized votes of an electorate fed up with the way government is run in this country.


Ebola among top US worries but well behind economy, jobs

Tuesday 21 October 2014 19:24

A new poll on Tuesday has shown Ebola has moved into the top 10 issues of concern to Americans, but ranks behind the economy, dissatisfaction with government and other worries.


Egypt court sets January 1 appeal date for Al Jazeera journalists

Tuesday 21 October 2014 18:51

An Egyptian court has set January 1 as the date for an appeals hearing for the three Al Jazeera journalists serving jail time in Egypt, the network said on Tuesday.


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