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WHO eyes mass Ebola vaccines by mid-2015

The Express Tribune - ‎3 hours ago‎
WHO to send huge numbers of doses to Africa for 'real-world' tests says assistant director general Kieny. PHOTO: WHO/AFP. GENEVA: Hundreds of thousands of Ebola vaccine doses could be rolled out to West Africa by mid-2015, the World Health ...

Iran hangs woman convicted of killing alleged rapist

Irish Times - ‎55 minutes ago‎
A 26-year-old Iranian woman convicted of murdering a man she accused of trying to rape her as a teenager was hangedtoday, the official news agency IRNA said, despite international pleas for her life to be spared.

Ebola Cases Top 10000 in Current Outbreak, WHO Says

Wall Street Journal - ‎41 minutes ago‎
A home is quarantined in Port Loko, Sierra Leone, one of the three West African countries at the center of the Ebola epidemic. Associated Press.

Feverish nurse quarantined in Newark tests negative for Ebola

New York Daily News - ‎14 minutes ago‎
A feverish nurse in a preventative quarantine in New Jersey tested negative for Ebola, state health officials said Saturday. The unidentified nurse was placed in a mandatory quarantine Friday after flying from Sierra Leone to Newark Liberty International Airport ...

President Sisi says jihadists threaten Egypt's existence

BBC News - ‎6 minutes ago‎
Egyptian President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi says the country is facing a threat to its existence from jihadists after the military suffered the biggest loss of life in decades in attacks in Sinai.

Woman leaps to her death at Workers House

New Vision - ‎1 hour ago‎
KAMPALA - A woman is reported to have committed suicide Saturday morning at Workers House in Kampala. The details of the horrific incident are disturbing.

Kawempe MP appeals to KCCA on evictions

New Vision - ‎2 hours ago‎
Kawempe South MP Ssebuliba Mutumba has appealed to Kampala Capital City Authority to establish a plan for business people displaced by ongoing demolition of illegal structures in the city.

Hlaudi to stay put for now

Independent Online - ‎33 minutes ago‎
iol nws oct 25 Hlaudi Motsoeneng INDEPENDENT MEDIA File photo: THE SABC s controversial chief operating officer, Hlaudi Motsoeneng.

Nigerian court rejects secret trial of senator over terrorism

GlobalPost - ‎28 minutes ago‎
LAGOS, Oct. 25 (Xinhua) -- A Nigerian Court on Friday rejected a government request to try in full secret Ali Ndume, a senator from northeast Borno State on terrorism charges.

On Putin's Valdai speech: The logjam in world diplomacy

RT - ‎3 hours ago‎
Patrick L Young is expert in global financial markets working in multiple disciplines, ranging from trading independently to running exchanges.

PHOTOS: Right-wing protest demands 'revenge,' clashes in E. Jerusalem

+972 Magazine - Independent commentary from Israel and the Palestinian territories - ‎42 minutes ago‎
A day after an attack that took the life of a three-month-old Israeli girl, over 150 right-wing activists called for vengeance and the expulsion of Palestinians.

Brazil candidates trade barbs before vote - ‎2 hours ago‎
RIO DE JANEIRO: Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff fought off challenger Aecio Neves's accusations of corruption as the campaign for Sunday's vote to choose the next leader of the world's seventh-largest economy wrapped up.

BBC defends documentary on Rwandan genocide after government complaint

Herald Scotland - ‎10 hours ago‎
THE BBC said it had "a duty" to broadcast a documentary about the Rwandan genocide which has sparked complaints from the African country's government.

Europe|EU Greenhouse Gas Deal Falls Short of Expectations

New York Times - ‎10 hours ago‎
European Union leaders and family members in Brussels on Thursday. Their accord aimed to set the stage for talks next year. Credit Geert Vanden Wijngaert/Associated Press.

Miss Uganda contestants compete in farming

Texarkana Gazette - ‎6 hours ago‎
Associated Press Contestants chosen to compete in the 2014 “Miss Uganda” beauty contest line up Monday to learn how to milk cows at the Bukalasa Agricultural College in Wobulenzi, Uganda.

European stocks on Ebola, eurozone concerns

New Vision - ‎3 hours ago‎
A newspaper vendor holds up a copy of the NY Post in front of the entrance to Bellevue Hospital October 24, 2014 in New York, the morning after it was confirmed that Craig Spencer, a member of Doctors Without Borders, who recently returned to New York ...

EAC states unveil regional database for food, agriculture sectors

The Star - ‎4 hours ago‎
PS John Konchellah (R) chats with retired Army General Nick Leshan after a forum in Narok in April. Photo/KIPLANG'AT KIRUI. East African Community Secretariat and the Food and Agriculture Organisation have set up a database to collate food and ...

China State Economist Sees 2015 Growth Slowest in Over 2 Decades

Businessweek - ‎3 hours ago‎
China's economic growth is expected to be at 7 percent in 2015 unless the central government imposes stronger-than-expected stimulus measures, according to Fan Jianping, chief economist at a state research institute.

Uproar over pig's head in Woolies store

Independent Online - ‎33 minutes ago‎
woolworths aug 6 REUTERS File photo: 'Woolworths has betrayed school children and is a very dirty apartheid-supporting store.' Photo: Rogan Ward.

Nokia buy helps Microsoft increase sales by 25%

Business Standard - ‎18 hours ago‎
Sales in the PC business are still in the dumps. Traditional software sales are losing steam to cloud services. And many venerable technology companies are struggling to leap from the old way of doing things to the new.

Mark Fields: Ford has the expertise and ability to build Tesla-style electric vehicle

Maine News Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
During the course of a Friday conference call with Wall Street investment analysts and reporters, Ford CEO Mark Fields said that the automaker has the expertise as well as ability to manufacture a Tesla-like electric vehicle.

Apple Pay Launch Week By The Numbers: 46B, 58M and 1 - ‎43 minutes ago‎
After weeks of waiting and speculating, Apple Pay went live and the payments industry stood back and watched things play out. Something wonderful happened- lots of people suddenly took lots of interest in mobile payments and a small army appeared on ...

Google's all-new Nexus 6 is a Moto X on steroids

ABP News - ‎15 minutes ago‎
Google's new Nexus 6 smartphone is just massive. It was unveiled alongside a piece of software that was designed more specifically for it than any other device on the planet.

The Untold Story of the Count

The Lion's Pride - ‎9 hours ago‎
As one of the many ghoulish monsters of the Halloween holiday, the vampire has been a big cinema hit in Hollywood's past. The latest vampire movie to hit the silver screen this season is the retelling of the Count's legend titled “Dracula Untold,” directed by ...

Apple plans to roll Beats Music into iTunes in 2015

T3 - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Wall Street Journal reports that digital music sales from Apple's iTunes Store have dropped by 13 to 14 per cent since the start of 2014, which is a huge slump for the popular platform.

Frank Gehry: With a new Paris museum open, the starchitect is far from finished

The Globe and Mail - ‎16 hours ago‎
Frank Gehry was in Paris, and he was holding court. He'd just finished a day of press to unveil his new museum, the Fondation Louis Vuitton, and he was in a celebratory mood.

Ssentongo nets hat-trick as URA wallops Entebbe

New Vision - ‎2 hours ago‎
Robert Ssentongo dreams of the day he will emulate big names like Issa Sekatawa, Magid Musisi, Matthias Kaweesa and Hassan Mubiru.

Mulaudzi, former world 800-metre champion, dies in crash - ‎3 hours ago‎
Johannesburg: Former world 800-metre champion Mbulaeni Mulaudzi died Friday aged 34 in a car crash on his way to a Johannesburg athletics meeting, President Jacob Zuma said in a statement.

Chimps Turn into Night Raiders in Search of Food

Chinatopix - ‎20 hours ago‎
Chimps, which normally forage for food in the day time, were caught on camera raiding farmers' fields inside Kibale National Park in Uganda.

AlanEustace, Senior Vice-President of Google, Breaks Record for Highest ...

Maine News Online - ‎46 minutes ago‎
Alan Eustace, 57, Senior Vice President of Search at Google, has set new record for the highest skydive. He made the record by jumping from a balloon, which was 135,890 feet above earth, and descended faster than the speed of sound.

Despite more supplies, clinics still underperform, report says

The Observer - ‎Oct 23, 2014‎
Despite an increase in availability of essential medicines and other health supplies, performance of health facilities remains below targets set by the health sector strategic investment plan (HSSIP), a report has found.

Sex and Ebola: How risky?

CBS News - ‎16 hours ago‎
When Dr. Craig Spencer went to volunteer in West Africa with the humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders, it took him far away from his home, family, friends and other people he loves, including his fiancé Morgan Dixon.
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