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Saudi National Being Tested For Ebola Dies In Hospital

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A Saudi national, who fell ill after returning from Sierra Leone, died early Wednesday in his hospital isolation ward where he was being tested for the Ebola virus, said the Saudi Health Ministry.

Ugandan Parliament To Re-Introduce Anti-Gay Law

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Uganda's parliament will try to re-introduce an anti-homosexuality law that was thrown out by a court, a lawmaker leading the effort said on Wednesday, a move that could once again damage relations with the West.

60 Militants Killed In Mosul Air Strike

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Iraq's state TV says a government airstrike in the militant-held northern city of Mosul killed 60 fighters from the extremists Islamic State group.

Italy Suffers Recession, Economy Shrinks By 0.2%

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The Italian economy shrank by 0.2 per cent in the second quarter, dragging the eurozone's third-biggest economy back into recession, the national statistics agency said on Wednesday.

Death Toll Rises From China Earthquake

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About 600 people are say to have die from Wednesday earthquake that hit China’s south-western province of Younnan.

Chinese City Bans People With Islamic Clothings Or Big Beards

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A city in China's restive western region of Xinjiang has banned people with head scarves, veils and long beards from boarding buses, as the government battles unrest with a policy that critics said discriminates against Muslims.

More Than 50 Injured As African Migrants Clash In French Port Of Calais

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Clashes between African migrants in the French port city of Calais, have left more than 50 people injured

Pope Reinstates Nicaraguan Priest After Suspension For 30 Years

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The Vatican says pope Francis has reinstated a Nicaraguan priest who was suspended thirty years ago for taking up office in Nicaragua's left-wing Sandinista government.

At Least 300 Ukrainian Troops Have Crossed Into Russian Borders

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More than 300 Ukrainian troops have crossed into Russia during heavy fighting with pro-Russian separatists.

Israel Withdraws Troops From Gaza

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Israel has withdrawn its troops from Gaza. The move started moments before the latest truce -brokered by Egyptian mediators late on Monday came into force Tuesday morning.

Two More Lebanon Soldiers Killed As Fighting Continue With Syrian Rebels

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Two more Lebanese soldiers have reportedly been killed, as fighting with Syrian rebels on the Lebanese border continued for a fourth day on Tuesday.

Infected Aid Worker, Brantly, Improving From Ebola Disease

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Health officers in the United State Say American aid workers who contracted Ebola in Liberia appear to be improving after receiving an experimental drug.    

More Than 100 Still Missing After Ferry Capsized In Bangladesh

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More than one hundred people remain missing a day after a ferry capsized near the Bangladeshi capital, Dhaka.

Ebola: Military Troops Deployed To Quarantine Communities In Sierra Leone And Liberia

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Hundreds of troops have been deployed in Sierra Leone and Liberia to quarantine communities hit by the deadly Ebola virus as the worst-ever outbreak reached eight hundred and eighty-seven

U.S. Major General Reported Killed By Afghan Soldier

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A United States Army major general was killed on Tuesday by an Afghan soldier, shot at close range at a military training academy on the outskirts of Kabul, an official of the American-led coalition and Afghan media reported Tuesday. The officer was the highest-ranking member of the American military to die in hostilities in the Afghanistan war.

5.3 Magnitude Earthquake Hits South Africa

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An earthquake shook buildings in Johannesburg and surrounding areas in South Africa's most populous province on Tuesday.

Saudi Arabia Test Man Suspected Of Contracting Ebola Virus

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Saudi Arabian health officials are testing a patient suspected of contracting the deadly Ebola virus as fears grow the disease is starting to spread beyond West Africa.

Ebola Outbreak: US To Send 50 Health Experts To West Africa

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Meanwhile the US has announced plans to send at least 50 public health experts to West Africa to help fight the worst-ever outbreak of Ebola.    

Ukrainian Army Advance Further Into Rebels Held Territory

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Government forces said they had recaptured an important rail hub in the latest fighting near Donetsk, the biggest of the two large cities the rebels still hold after almost four months of fighting.

Russia To Hold War Games Near Ukraine

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Russia announced military exercises near the border with Ukraine on Monday in a show of strength as the Ukrainian army recaptured more territory from pro-Russian separatists in the east of the country.