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Ebola Outbreak: Guinea Health Team Killed

ebolaNzerekore -- Eight members of a team trying to raise awareness about Ebola have been killed by villagers using machetes and clubs in Guinea, officials say.

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Nepal, India Agree To Settle Border Disputes In Three Years

Nepal-IndiaKATHMANDU -- The Nepal-India Boundary Working Group (BWG) on Friday agreed to settle border disputes within three years at the conclusion of a meeting.

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Closures Announced As Tropical Storm Fung-Wong Nears - Taiwan

StormTAIPEI -- Several municipal areas in southern Taiwan announced school and office closures Saturday evening in anticipation of strong winds and heavy rain brought by Tropical Storm Fung Wong.

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Turkey Secures Release Of 49 Hostages Held By Isis

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Catalonia's Parliament Paves The Way For November Vote On Independence

Catalonias president Artur Mas gestures after the parliament approved a regional consultation law in Barcelona     -Reuters picCATALAN leader denies Scotland's referendum result is a setback as Spain's PM says vote planned for November will be illegal.

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British Muslim Scholars Tell Isis That Holding Hostage Goes Against Qur'an

Alan Henning   -PA PhotoBRITISH Muslim scholars have made a direct video appeal to Islamist militants to release Alan Henning,whom they are threatening to behead, warning the killing would break Islamic laws.

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Human Rights Museum Inaugurated In Central Canada

The Canadian Museum for Human RightsWINNIPEG - The Canadian Museum for Human Rights was inaugurated in Winnipeg, Manitoba in central Canada on Friday, Xinhua news agency reported.

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Ukraine Government, Rebels Setting Up Weapon-Free Buffer Zone

MINSK - The Ukrainian government and rebel groups in eastern Ukraine on Saturday signed an agreement on establishing a weapon-free buffer zone following talks in Belarusian capital Minsk, Xinhua news agency reported.

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US Power Plants World's Third Worst Polluters: Report

Press Trust of IndiaWASHINGTON - America's power plants are the world's third largest carbon polluters, Press Trust of India (PTI) reports citing a report.

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Jailed US Citizen "Sought Arrest" Deliberately, North Korea Says

PYONGYANG - North Korea's state media says US citizen Miller Matthew Todd, who was sentenced to six years of hard labour last week, had sought arrest deliberately to probe human rights situation in the country.

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