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Nigeria Ebola Red Alert

Nigeria was on alert against the possible spread of Ebola on Saturday, a day after the first confirmed death from the virus in Lagos, Africa’s biggest city and the country’s financial capital. The health ministry said on Friday that a 40-year-old...
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Venezuela’s Next President in Joke Trial

Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez has gone on trial in Caracas on charges of inciting violence during anti-government protests that ultimately left 43 people dead. Lopez, who says the charges are politically motivated, was transferred...
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Putin Must Apologize

Russian President Vladimir Putin says tragedies such as the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 last week should “bring people together” rather than “dividing us.” Putin issued the written statement a day after the...
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UK Leads G7 Growth

The UK economy will grow faster in 2014 than any other G7 economy, while low wage rises will ensure interest rates do not rise until next year, an influential report has forecast. UK GDP growth will hit 3.1% this year, spurred by strong capital...
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Malaysian Plane Down

A Malaysian airliner reportedly with 295 people on board has crashed in Ukraine near the Russian border, on a flight from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur. Malaysia Airlines said it had lost contact with Flight MH17 from Amsterdam. The last known position...
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China Growth Up

China’s economy picked up speed in the April-to-June quarter, a sign that the government’s stimulus moves have started to have an impact. The world’s second-largest economy expanded 7.5%, from a year ago, up from 7.4% growth...
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Gaza Truce Accepted by Israelis

Israel has accepted an Egyptian truce proposal for the conflict with Gaza. Hamas, which controls Gaza, is still discussing the plan, but its armed wing has rejected it as a “surrender”. Under the terms, the ceasefire should begin...
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Gay Men “Should Take” HIV Drugs

The World Health Organization (WHO) is urging all sexually active gay men to take antiretroviral drugs to reduce the spread of HIV. The organisation says the move may help prevent a million new HIV infections over 10 years. Officials warn rates...
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Unpopular Argentina In Final

Argentina beat the Netherlands 4-2 on penalties  last night in a drab World Cup semi-final match that ended 0-0. This takes one of the most unpopular footballing nations to the World Cup Final and gives them a crack at a third World Cup after...
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SNP Now Desperate

UK Business leaders have been threatened with “retribution” by the SNP if they  speak out against Scottish  independence, it will be claimed on Monday. Nineteen firms said they were aware of threats of “retribution down the track”  ...