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Africa in pictures: 15-21 August 2014 Mighty muscles, motorbike aerobatics and war veterans
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Ebola Brings Sickness, Fear, Anger A Cornell University professor says when responding to the West Africa Ebola epidemic, officials must consider both the physical and social dimensions of healing. Stacey Langwick said the outbreak has dramatically changed the way people care for the sick.
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Dozens of animals poisoned in South African game park South African wildlife authorities said Friday they have found dozens of dead jackals at a popular game park in the country's "worst" ever incident of poisoning. Game rangers have found over 40 dead animals, mostly jackals, but also mongees
Yahoo! News | 4 hours, 2 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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NASA Interns Explore Space Careers The U.S. space agency has its eyes on the future - not just future missions, but the scientists who will plan and carry out those missions. At NASAs Goddard Space Flight Center outside Washington, a summer internship gives college, post-graduate and high
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VIDEO: Zimbabwe's depleting fish stocks Why Zimbabwe's stocks of the small kapenta fish are under threat
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Unidentified fever 'kills 13' in DR Congo in 10 days A fever of unidentified origin has killed 13 people in the northwestern Democratic Republic of Congo since August 11, the health minister said. "All 13 people who have died suffered from a fever, diarrhoea, vomiting and, in a terminal stage, of vomit
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British Fighters On Frontline of ISIS Information War Security services are racing to identify the Islamic State militant who beheaded U.S. journalist James Foley in Syria. The murderer spoke on camera in English with a British accent. Its estimated that several hundred British citizens are fighting for the
Voice of America | 4 hours, 51 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Drug-Resistant Malaria Spreads in Southeast Asia On Thailands border with Myanmar, also known as Burma, a malaria research and treatment clinic is stepping up efforts to eliminate a drug-resistant form of the parasite - before it spreads abroad. Steve Sandford reports from the Mae Sot, Thailand.
Voice of America | 5 hours, 16 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Nigeria Confirms Ebola Cases From Secondary Contact Nigeria's health minister has confirmed the country's first cases of Ebola in people who did not have direct contact with Patrick Sawyer, an infected Liberian-American who traveled to Lagos from Liberia. Onyebuchi Chukwu says the spouses of two Ebola pati
Voice of America | 5 hours, 30 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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S. African President Walks Out of Parliament Amid Chaos The South African parliament was plunged into chaos yet again Thursday, forcing President Jacob Zuma to walk out in the middle of his address to the national assembly. This was after the Economic Freedom Fighters become unruly and violent during a questio
Voice of America | 5 hours, 44 minutes ago | comment? | recommend