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Liberia shuts schools, quarantines communities in bid to halt Ebola

Jul 31, 2014

Liberia shuts schools, quarantines communities in bid to halt Ebola

DAKAR (Reuters) - Liberia announced on Wednesday the quarantine of a number of communities and the closure of schools across the country, the toughest measures yet imposed by a West African government in a bid to halt the worst Ebola outbreak on record. Security forces in Liberia were ordered to enforce the measures, part of an action plan that included placing all non-essential government workers on 30-day compulsory leave. As of July 23, 672 deaths have been blamed on Ebola in Liberia, neighboring Guinea and Sierra Leone, according to World Health Organization figures #India #Japan #Brazil #Technology #France #Arabic #Middle East #markets #Italy #United Kingdom #Mexico #opinion
Fourth female suicide bomber hits Nigeria's Kano, kills six

Jul 31, 2014

Fourth female suicide bomber hits Nigeria's Kano, kills six

KANO Nigeria (Reuters) - A female suicide bomber blew herself up in a college in northern Nigeria's biggest city of Kano on Wednesday, killing six people and critically wounding another six in the fourth such attack by a woman in Kano in less than a week, a security source said. The bomber targeted youths who were looking at a notice board for national youth service in Kano Polytechnic, the source said. #Japan #Brazil #Technology #France #Russia #markets #Argentina #Latin America
Shi'ite militia hangs up 15 executed Sunnis in Iraqi square

Jul 31, 2014

Shi'ite militia hangs up 15 executed Sunnis in Iraqi square

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi Shi'ite militia forces executed 15 Sunni Muslims and then hung them from electricity poles in a public square in the town of Baquba, northeast of Baghdad, on Wednesday, police said. With Iraq sliding ever closer to all-out sectarian civil war, a car bomb exploded near restaurants and shops in the capital's Shi'ite district of Sadr City, killing 16 people, while another car bomb killed five in Baghdad's Ameen district, police said. #facebook #India #Business #Japan #Brazil #France #Middle East #Italy
At least 34 killed in stampede at Guinea beach concert

Jul 31, 2014

At least 34 killed in stampede at Guinea beach concert

CONAKRY (Reuters) - At least 34 people, including several children, were killed in a stampede at a beachside rap concert celebrating the end of Ramadan in Guinea's capital Conakry, medical sources said on Wednesday. Hundreds of people gathered at the Donka hospital in predominantly Muslim Guinea's capital to visit the injured and identify the dead. #United States #India #Japan #Brazil #Technology #France #Arabic #Middle East #Russia #Argentina #Mexico #opinion
Nigeria finds 10-year-old girl with bomb strapped to her

Jul 31, 2014

Nigeria finds 10-year-old girl with bomb strapped to her

ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigerian forces have arrested two Boko Haram suspects who were travelling with a 10-year-old girl with explosives strapped to her, the government said on Wednesday. Government spokesman Mike Omeri said the suspects had been intercepted in a Honda CRV car travelling along a road in the north's Katsina state #India #Japan #Technology #Middle East #Russia #Health #Government #Argentina
Iraqi militias execute, hang 15 people - police

Jul 30, 2014

Iraqi militias execute, hang 15 people - police

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Shi'ite militia forces executed 15 Sunni Muslims and then hung them by electricity poles in a public square in a town northeast of Baghdad on Wednesday, police said. A police officer at the scene in Baquba, a mixed Sunni and Shi'ite town 65 km (40 miles) from Baghdad, said he believed the action was designed to keep Sunnis from supporting the Islamic State, an al-Qaeda offshoot which seized swathes of land in an advance through northern Iraq last month #facebook #Japan #Brazil #Technology #France #Arabic #Italy #United Kingdom #Latin America #Entertainment #opinion
East Ukraine rebels deny threat to ban OSCE from crash site

Jul 30, 2014

East Ukraine rebels deny threat to ban OSCE from crash site

KIEV (Reuters) - Rebels in eastern Ukraine on Tuesday denied they had threatened to ban the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) from the crash site of Malaysian flight MH17. The self-proclaimed "Donetsk People's Republic" (DNR) said in a statement that information published in some media that it was refusing to cooperate with the European rights and security body was not true. #United States #India #Business #Japan #Brazil #France #Arabic #markets #Latin America #Entertainment #opinion
Adolescent stow-away found dead on U.S. military plane

Jul 30, 2014

Adolescent stow-away found dead on U.S. military plane

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. military has found the body of an adolescent male trapped in a compartment above the landing gear of a C-130 aircraft following a trip to Africa, the Pentagon said on Tuesday. #facebook #India #Japan #Brazil #Arabic #Russia #Argentina #United Kingdom #opinion
Libyan militants overrun Benghazi special forces base as chaos deepens

Jul 30, 2014

Libyan militants overrun Benghazi special forces base as chaos deepens

BENGHAZI Libya (Reuters) - Militant fighters overran a Libyan special forces base in the eastern city of Benghazi on Tuesday after a battle involving rockets and warplanes that killed at least 30 people. #facebook #United States #China #Japan #France #Russia #markets #Argentina
U.S. says Russia violated nuclear treaty, urges immediate talks

Jul 29, 2014

U.S. says Russia violated nuclear treaty, urges immediate talks

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In another sign of deteriorating relations between the United States and Russia, the U.S. #Japan #Brazil #France #Arabic #Middle East #markets #Italy #United Kingdom #Latin America #Mexico #opinion