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Breaking news Thu, 31 Jul 2014
In this Monday, July 15, 2014 photo, a man washes his hands with disinfectant to prevent Ebola infection before entering a hospital in the capital city of Freetown, Sierra Leone. Ebola, a hemorrhagic fever that can cause its victims to bleed from the ears and nose, had never before been seen in this part of West Africa where medical clinics are few and far between. The disease has turned up in at least two other countries - Liberia and Sierra Leone - and more than 530 deaths have been attributed to the outbreak that is now the largest on record.
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 The Australian 
Traveller spurs Ebola fears: air, land and sea ports in Nigeria on high alert
Sun 27 Jul 2014
NIGERIAN officials are racing to stop the spread of Ebola after a man sick with one of the deadliest diseases brought it by plane to Lagos, Africa’s largest city with 21 million people. The fact... (photo: AP / Youssouf Bah)
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 Xinhua 
Nigeria to host int'l economic forum in oil rich state
Thu 3 Jul 2014
LAGOS, July 3 (Xinhua) -- Nigeria is fully ready to host an investment and economic forum that will attract global business leaders, a senior local official said Thursday, about 13 days before the... (photo: WN / Periasamy)
 Two Zairian nurses wear protective clothing while changing the bedding in an Ebola VHF isolation ward, Kikwit, Zaire, 1995.  There is no standard treatment for Ebola HF. Patients receive supportive therapy. This consists of balancing the patient’s fluids  Xinhua  Thu 3 Jul 2014
WHO links Ebola spread in West Africa to archaic cultural practices
ACCRA, July 2 (Xinhua) -- The World Health Organization (WHO) has attributed the continuing spread of the Ebola virus in West Africa to some outmoded cultural practices and traditional beliefs. It... (photo: CDC/ Ethleen Lloyd)
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Health workers teach people about the Ebola virus and how to prevent infection, in Conakry, Guinea, Monday, March 31, 2014.  National Public Radio  Fri 20 Jun 2014
West Africa Is "Overwhelmed" By Ebola
People are hiding from health care workers. New cases are turning up in unexpected places. And even at funerals, proper precautions aren't taken to stop the spread of the disease. These are a few of... (photo: AP / Youssouf Bah)
2014 Ebola outbreak   Doctors Without Borders   Photos   West Africa   Wikipedia: 2014 West Africa Ebola outbreak
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Nigeria supporters root for their team as it plays Costa Rica during the FIFA U20 World Cup soccer tournament in Victoria, Canada, Sunday, July 1, 2007. Decked out in green-and-white striped toques and matching T-shirts, 90 members of the Nigeria Football Supporters' Club followed their men's youth team all the way from western Africa to Victoria for the tournament. San Francisco Chronicle Wed 18 Jun 2014
14 dead in bombing of WCup view site in Nigeria
DAMATURU, Nigeria (AP) — An explosion at an illegal World Cup viewing site in northeast Nigeria killed at least 14 people while security forces arrested a "terror... (photo: AP / Marcio Jose Sanchez)
2014 Boko Haram attacks   2014 World Cup - Nigeria   Photos   Terrorism in Nigeria   Wikipedia: Islamist insurgency in Nigeria
Guineans are pictured at the km36 checkpoint leading to Conakryoutside the capital in Guinea Conacky, Wednesday March 11, 2008. When the planes loaded with cocaine arrived, Guinea's presidential guard secured the cargo. Drug deals were conducted inside the first lady's private residence, and the drugs were carried to Europe in the country's diplomatic pouch. In their bid to reach Europe, Latin American drug traffickers have found the broken nations along Africa's West coast, easily corrupting their ruling elite. Daily Press Thu 12 Jun 2014
Decriminalize drugs in West Africa to avoid failures of past: report
By David Lewis DAKAR (Reuters) - Governments in West Africa should decriminalize drug use and treat the issue as a health problem, because a "war on drugs" will fail in... (photo: AP / Jerome Delay)
Drugs in West Africa   Photos   West Africa   West Africa Commission on Drugs   Wikipedia: War on Drugs
 Visitors at Tokyo Stock Exchange in Tokyo stand by the stock price board Friday afternoon, Aug. 17, 2007 as the Nikkei 225 closed down 874.81 points, or 5.42 percent, at 15,273.68 points. Japanese stocks fell more than 5 percent to a one-year low, hittin Independent online (SA) Wed 23 Apr 2014
Japan’s Topix climbs to two-week high
Tokyo - Japanese shares rose, with the Topix index posting its first advance in three days, after the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index capped its longest rally since... (photo: AP/Koji Sasahara)
Photos   Seibu Holdings   Stock Exchange   TOPIX   Wikipedia: Nikkei 225
U.N. seeks sanctions waiver to ship arms to Mali via Ivory Coast Daily Press Thu 17 Apr 2014
U.N. seeks sanctions waiver to ship arms to Mali via Ivory Coast
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations is seeking an exemption from a U.N. Security Council arms embargo on Ivory Coast so it can ship weapons and military... (photo: UN / Marco Dormino)
Ivory   MINUSMA   Photos   UN Security   Wikipedia: United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali
Health workers teach people about the Ebola virus and how to prevent infection, in Conakry, Guinea, Monday, March 31, 2014. The Independent Sun 6 Apr 2014
Panic as deadly Ebola virus spreads across West Africa
When everyone is an apparent threat, a potential carrier of the deadly Ebola virus, panic inevitably rises. Yesterday, as rumours spread that Ebola could be caught by... (photo: AP / Youssouf Bah)
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