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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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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

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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.

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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.

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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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