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#Ebola virus spreads to #Liberia medical staff

Health workersA senior doctor working at Liberia's largest hospital has died of Ebola, becoming the first Liberian doctor to die in an outbreak the World Health Organisation (WHO) says has killed 129 people in the country.

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#Nigeria monitors borders over #Ebola death

Nigeria has placed all of its ports and borders on red alert following the discovery of its first case of Ebola in the latest deadly outbreak to hit West Africa.

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Investigators reach #Mali plane crash site

Aviation experts, criminal investigators and soldiers have converged on an isolated patch of northern Mali to search for clues that might explain why an Air Algerie passenger jet fell from the sky in a storm and apparently disintegrated on impact.

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#France to repatriate #Mali air crash victims

OuagadougouFrance is to repatriate the bodies of all 118 people who were aboard an Air Algerie plane that crashed in Mali, as it declared an unofficial three-day period of mourning.

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Swaziland High Court jails government critics

Swaziland's High Court has jailed a magazine editor and a human rights lawyer for two years for contempt of court over articles critical of the government and judiciary.

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US evacuates embassy in #Libya amid clashes

US embassy in LibyaThe United States has shut down its embassy in Libya and evacuated its diplomats to neighbouring Tunisia under US military escort amid a significant deterioration in security in Tripoli as fighting intensified between rival militias, the State Department said.

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#Ebola reaches #Nigeria with death of Liberian

West Africa's Ebola A Liberian national who died in quarantine in Lagos was suffering from the deadly virus Ebola, Nigerian officials said, confirming that the worst-ever outbreak of the virus has reached Africa's most populous country.

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Wreckage of #Algeria airliner found in Mali

The wreckage of a missing Air Algerie plane has been found about 50km from the border of Burkina Faso near the village of Boulikessi in Mali, a presidential aide has said.

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Gaddafi's spy chief to be tried in #Libya

Appeals judges at the International Criminal Court have upheld a decision that allows Libyan authorities to put on trial a former Gadaffi intelligence chief over human rights abuses.

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#Algeria confirms crash of passenger airliner

Air Algerie planeAlgerian aviation officials have confirmed that a plane operated by Air Algerie carrying 116 people from Burkina Faso to Algeria's capital has crashed over northern Mali.

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