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Man bitten by Ebola patient flown to Switzerland
Swiss authorities say a male nurse who was bitten by an Ebola patient while working in West Africa has been flown to Switzerland as a precaution.
Has Sierra Leone shutdown slowed Ebola's spread?
Life is returning to normal in the capital of Sierra Leone after an unprecedented three-day lockdown during which officials said more 1 million households were checked for Ebola patients and given information on the deadly disease.
Death toll rises in Nigeria building collapse
South Africa says a total of 115 people, including 84 South Africans, died in the Sept. 12 collapse of a building at a church complex in Nigeria.
Gang robs security guard outside Berlin Apple shop
Police are hunting for a gang that robbed a security guard as he was picking up cash from Germany's biggest Apple's store.
Scotland's leader: Voters 'tricked' in referendum
Scotland's independence leader has accused Britain's politicians of reneging on their promises to give more powers to Scots, as the main political parties bickered over how to take political reform forward.
Official says Syrian refugee flood into Turkey hits 100,000 as Islamic State group advances
The head of Turkey's disaster management agency says the number of refugees seeking shelter in Turkey from the Islamic State group's advance across northern Syria has hit 100,000.
Sierra Leone reaches final day of Ebola lockdown
Volunteers going door to door during a three-day lockdown intended to combat Ebola in Sierra Leone say some residents are growing increasingly frustrated and complaining about food shortages.
Arab states lag in media war against extremists
As the Islamic State group battles across Syria and Iraq, pushing back larger armies and ruling over entire cities, it is also waging an increasingly sophisticated media campaign that has rallied disenfranchised youth and outpaced the sluggish efforts of Arab governments to stem its appeal.
Last king of Nepal suffers heart attack
Doctors say Nepal's former king has suffered a heart attack and has been hospitalized.
Lack of trust keeps Iran, US away from coalition
Iran and the United States share a common enemy in the Islamic State militant group, but a deep-seated lack of trust has so far kept the longtime foes from publicly joining hands in a coalition to defeat the extremists.
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