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Last updated: Thursday, August 28, 2014 2:58:03 AM

Four suspected Ebola patients in Kenya test negative
Nairobi, Aug 18 (IANS) The Kenyan government Monday dismissed fears of an Ebola virus disease outbreak in the country, saying that four patients admitted to hospital with Ebola-like symptoms have tested negative.

Monday, August 18, 2014 4:42:13 PM

Liberia begins giving experimental drug to Ebola patients
Monrovia, Aug 18 (IANS/EFE) Liberia has begun administering to Ebola virus disease patients an experimental drug manufactured in the US that arrived in the country last week, the country's health ministry has said.

Monday, August 18, 2014 3:06:18 PM

Kiplagat warms up for Chicago Marathon in style
Nairobi, Aug 18 (IANS) Kenya's Commonwealth Games 10,000 metres silver medallist Florence Kiplagat warmed up in style for the 2014 Chicago Marathon slated for Oct 12 with a stunning win at the County Pensions Fund (CPF) Nairobi Diamond 10-km run.

Monday, August 18, 2014 12:50:04 PM

Egyptian president, US leader discuss bilateral ties
Cairo, Aug 18 (IANS) Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi met visiting US Congressman Darrell Issa and discussed regional developments and security issues including regional terrorist threats.

Monday, August 18, 2014 10:52:15 AM

India-headed Nigerian dies showing Ebola symptoms
Abu Dhabi, Aug 18 (IANS) A 35-year-old Nigerian woman, travelling from Nigeria to India for cancer treatment, has died in the UAE after showing symptoms similar to those of deadly Ebola virus, health authorities said here Sunday.

Monday, August 18, 2014 4:58:04 AM

UN mission condemns clashes in Tripoli
Tripoli, Aug 18 (IANS) The UN mission in Libya condemned Sunday the escalation in confrontations between rival militias in the capital city of Tripoli, calling on all parties to respond positively to its ceasefire efforts.

Monday, August 18, 2014 3:20:06 AM

Six killed in Kenyan tanker explosion
Nairobi, Aug 18 (IANS) At least six people were killed in a petrol tanker explosion and dozens injured early Sunday along a key highway in northwest Kenya, police said.

Monday, August 18, 2014 1:42:14 AM

India qualify for quarters in junior world squash
Windhoek (Namibia), Aug 17 (IANS) Fourth seeded India, with an unbeaten record in Group D, qualified for the quarter-finals of the WSF Junior World Team Squash Championship for men here Sunday, defeating Colombia 3-0 in their concluding league fixture.

Sunday, August 17, 2014 6:48:03 PM

Egyptian, Kuwaiti aid allowed in Gaza Strip
Cairo, Aug 17 (IANS) Egyptian and Kuwaiti aid has been allowed into Gaza Strip via the Rafah border crossing, an official said Sunday.

Sunday, August 17, 2014 12:32:07 PM

10 Morsi loyalists sentenced to 25 years in jail
Cairo, Aug 17 (IANS) An Egyptian court has sentenced 10 supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi to 25 years in prison over anti-government protests last year, media reports said.

Sunday, August 17, 2014 9:04:03 AM

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