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Cameroon Closes Borders With Nigeria To Halt Ebola Spread

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Cameroon closes all borders with Nigeria in bid to halt spread of Ebola virus.

Pope Francis Lifts Ban On Beatification Of Murdered Archbishop

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Pope Francis has lifted a ban on the beatification of murdered Salvadoran archbishop Oscar Romero.

Security Tightens As Protesters To March On Islamabad Secure Red Zone

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Security has been tightened in the secure zone of Pakistan's capital, Islamabad, after protest leader Imran khan called on marchers to enter it.

Ferguson Unrest: New Clashes As Obama Urges Calm

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U.S police say they have arrested 31 people during another night of angry protests in the town of Ferguson in the state of Missouri.    

No Survivor In Attacked Convoy Of Refugees In Luhansk

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No-one survived an attack on a convoy of refugees in the Luhansk area of eastern Ukraine on Monday.

UN To Launch Aid Operation In Northern Iraq

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The United Nations agency for refugees is launching a major aid operation to reach more than half a million people displaced by fighting in northern Iraq.

Leaders Of EU, Russia, Ukraine To Meet On Aug 26 In Minsk

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The leaders of the European Union, Ukraine and Russia will meet in Minsk on Aug 26 to discuss energy security and the conflict in east Ukraine, Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko said on Tuesday.

Woman With Ebola-Like Symptoms Taken To Hospital In Berlin

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Emergency services in Berlin cordoned off a job center and took a woman with Ebola-like symptoms including high fever to hospital, German media reported, citing ambulance workers.

Israel PM Orders New Gaza Strikes Following Rocket Fire

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Israel's Prime Minister has ordered its military to launch strikes on the Gaza Strip following fresh rocket fire from militants there, officials say.

Israeli Military Say 3 Rockets Fired From Gaza Strip

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The Israeli military says three rockets have been fired from the Gaza Strip, breaking a temporary cease-fire amid negotiations over the war between Israel and Hamas.

Family Of Pope Francis Killed In Car Crash

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A car crash in Argentina killed three members of Pope Francis’ extended family Tuesday — including his 8-month-old and 2-year-old grand-nephews — and seriously injured another, police said.

Canada: 3 Youths Found Drowned In Peace River

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North Peace Tribal Police Services and Fort Vermilion RCMP have now found the bodies of three teenage boys who went missing on the Peace River near Fox Lake last week.

Ukraine Military Says, Fighting In Centre Of Rebel-Held Ukrainian City Of Luhansk

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Fighting was taking place on Tuesday in the centre of Luhansk, near Ukraine's border with Russia, between government forces and separatist rebels who have held the town since April, a Ukrainian military spokesman said. Andriy Lysenko, a spokesman told journalists, "One district of the town has been liberated. Fighting is going on in the central part of the town."

U.S. Attorney General, Holder Headed To Ferguson To Oversee Federal Response To Shooting

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Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. will travel to this battle-scarred St. Louis suburb to oversee the investigation of the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager at the hands of a white police officer, the White House said Monday.

Jackie Chan's Son Arrested In Beijing Drug Bust

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Jaycee Chan, the son of kung fu mega-star Jackie Chan, has been arrested in Beijing on drug-related charges amid an anti-drug crackdown that has already netted thousands including several celebrity scalps in Mainland China.

Air Strikes On Iraq Dam Is To Protect U.S Interests - Obama

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President Obama says U.S air strikes in support of Iraqi forces' efforts to retake the country's largest dam are aimed at protecting U.S interests there.  

National Guard Sent To Ferguson, Missouri As Protests Escalate

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The US state of Missouri is sending the National Guard to the town of Ferguson as protests escalate over the police shooting of an unarmed black teenager, Michael Brown

British P.M Says No 'Boots' Will Be Deployed On Ground In Iraq

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Prime minister, David Cameron has insisted that the UK government's position on Iraq is "clear" and that it would not deploy "boots on the ground".

Pope Francis Urges Inter-Korean Reconciliation

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The Pope has called for reconciliation on the Korean peninsula, on the final day of his visit to South Korea.

South Korea Launch Annual Military Drills With United States

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South Korea and the United States have launched an annual military drill despite condemnation by North Korea.