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Last updated: Thursday, October 23, 2014 1:36:13 AM

Algeria denies Ebola detection reports
Algiers, Oct 20 (IANS) Algeria Monday denied reports of detection of Ebola virus cases in its territory, media reported.

Monday, October 20, 2014 9:28:03 PM

Toll in Libya clashes rises to 75
Tripoli, Oct 20 (IANS) Nine more people were killed in violent clashes in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi between the renegade general Khalifa Hafter's forces and Islamic militants, taking the total toll to 75, medical sources said Monday.

Monday, October 20, 2014 8:44:03 PM

Corinthians keep top-four hopes alive
Porto Alegre, Oct 20 (IANS) Corinthians kept alive their hopes of a top-four finish with a 2-1 victory over Internacional in Brazil's Serie A football championship.

Monday, October 20, 2014 11:22:16 AM

Liberian president calls for global support to fight Ebola
Monrovia, Oct 20 (IANS) Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Sunday called on the international communities to join the country to fight the Ebola virus disease.

Monday, October 20, 2014 2:46:17 AM

Africa's richest man offers help to fight Ebola in Liberia
Monrovia, Oct 20 (IANS) Nigerian billionaire Aliko Dangote has expressed desire to assist Liberia in the fight against the spread of the Ebola virus disease.

Monday, October 20, 2014 1:08:04 AM

Seven soldiers killed in Egypt blast
Cairo, Oct 19 (IANS) Seven soldiers were killed and four others injured Sunday in an explosion targeting their vehicle in Arish city in North Sinai, Egypt, security sources said.

Sunday, October 19, 2014 6:34:03 PM

Ebola: Global fight to be coordinated with West African national plans
Accra, Oct 19 (IANS/WAM) The UN and the governments of the countries at the forefront of efforts to turn back the unfolding Ebola virus disease outbreak in West Africa have agreed to ensure that the UN system adopts a coordinated approach to global support being mobilised for national-level crisis response plans.

Sunday, October 19, 2014 4:42:10 PM

Western states condemn violence in Libya
Cairo, Oct 19 (IANS) The US, France, Britain, Italy and Germany have condemned ongoing violence in Libya and demanded an immediate stop of all hostilities.

Sunday, October 19, 2014 4:34:05 PM

Egypt inks deal with firms to dredge New Suez Canal
Cairo, Oct 19 (IANS) Egypt has signed two contracts with a consortium of six international firms for the dredging work of the New Suez Canal alongside the original one, head of the canal authority Mohab Memish said Saturday.

Sunday, October 19, 2014 1:38:08 AM

Two Egyptian soldiers killed in border tunnel collapse
Cairo, Oct 19 (IANS) At least two soldiers were killed Saturday when a smuggling tunnel connecting Egypt's restive Sinai Peninsula and the Gaza Strip collapsed, a security source said.

Sunday, October 19, 2014 1:16:12 AM

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