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Nine UN peacekeepers killed in #Mali ambush

MINUDMANine United Nations peacekeepers have been killed in Mali in the deadliest attack yet on the UN mission to the West African country, a spokesman for the mission said.

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Sierra Leone #Ebola 'spreading like wildfire'

Five people are being infected with Ebola every hour in Sierra Leone and the rate is expected to double by the end of October, the Save the Children charity has warned.

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Dead Boko Haram leader seen 'alive' in video

A man appearing to be Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau has dismissed Nigerian military claims of his death in a new video obtained by the AFP news agency.

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#MSF rejects #Ebola cash and asks for medics

Global aid agency Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has said it rejected cash for the Ebola response from Australia, asking the country instead to deploy desperately-needed medical teams to West Africa.

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#Libya suicide blasts leave 40 soldiers dead

rival forcesA series of suicide bombings in Libya has left at least 40 soldiers dead, as opponents and supporters of a renegade ex-general clashed for control of a key air base in the port city of Benghazi.

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#Libya Dawn militia rejects UN talks

Militias in control of the Libyan capital have rejected the United Nations' call for a ceasefire, insisting instead that their rivals be disarmed.

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Corruption trial of S Africa leader deferred

A South African court has suspended the corruption trial of former African National Congress youth leader, Julius Malema, pushing back the high-profile case for nearly a year.

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UN raises alert over neglected #Ebola orphans

Ebola orphansThe number of orphans who have lost at least one parent to an Ebola virus is expected to double in West Africa, the UN children's fund has said, intensifying a childcare problem as extended family members shun offsprings of Ebola victims.

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Libyan political factions due to open talks

Opposing political factions in Libya are due to meet for UN-brokered talks to heal a rift that has left the country with rival parliaments.

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#Liberia health chief quarantined over #Ebola

Liberia's chief medical officer has put herself and her staff in isolation after her aide died of Ebola, officials have said.

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