In this photo taken on Nov. 19, 2014, Kenyan police are seen outside the Masjid Swafaa mosque in Mombasa during a raid. Al-Shabab militants on Saturday attacked a Kenyan bus on Saturday and executed 28 non-Muslims, saying it is to avenge the mosque raids. (AP Photo)
WASHINGTON: A surgeon who was infected with Ebola while working in his native Sierra Leone has died, becoming the second patient in the United States to succumb to the hemorrhagic virus, officials sai
HEKENDORP, Netherlands: Dutch officials were on Monday checking poultry farms for a highly infectious strain of bird flu following outbreaks of similar strains of the virus in Britain and Germany.
MANILA: Top Philippines officials said Monday they had launched investigations into a Manila children’s center overseen by a former president, after months of complaints about the “prison“-like condit
DHAKA: Suspected militants have hacked to death a university professor in western Bangladesh, several years after he led a push to ban students wearing full-face veils, police said Sunday.
OMAHA, Nebraska: A surgeon from Sierra Leone being treated for Ebola in a Nebraska hospital on Saturday was critically ill after being airlifted back from Africa, medical officials said.
COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s president has accused a former top Norwegian envoy of covertly financing the island’s separatist Tamil Tigers during peace talks before a military campaign that crushed the rebels
ABUJA: The Nigerian Army said Sunday it had recaptured the northeastern town of Chibok, where militants abducted more than 200 schoolgirls in April, provoking a wave of global outrage.
OUAGADOUGOU: Burkina Faso on Sunday scrambled to pick an interim president ahead of an African Union sanctions deadline after the army seized power following the ouster of longtime ruler Blaise Compao
GRABOVE, Ukraine: Workers on Sunday began removing the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 from rebel-held territory in eastern Ukraine, four months after it was shot down killing 298 passengers
KABUL: An outspoken female Afghan lawmaker survived a suicide bombing attack on her vehicle on Sunday, suffering slight wounds, but three civilian bystanders were killed, a police spokesman said.
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