- Africa: Calais Migrants Living in Ditches, Appalling Conditions
[Thomson Reuters Foundation]London -Migrants in and around the French port of Calais live in appalling conditions, some sheltering in sodden ditches, muddy fields, makeshift tents and an abandoned sports hall, a medical charity said on Wednesday.
All Africa. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 10:37:03 GMT.
- Threat of Lawsuit Could Test Maine’s Quarantine Policy
Kaci Hickox, a nurse who treated Ebola patients in Africa, said she would go to court if she is not freed by Thursday, heightening a debate on how to balance public health and public fears.
By Kate Zernike and Emma G. Fitzsimmons. International Herald Tribune. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 09:03:16 GMT.
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- Egypt Targets Universities as Last Haven for Political Expression
Hundreds of police surround its walls, patrolling in armored vehicles with sirens blaring, while muscle-bound security guards man metal detectors, searching all who enter. But this is not a military barracks or police station. ...
Voice of America. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 05:15:04 -0400.
- After a Family Trip to Africa, a Connecticut Girl, 7, Is Unwelcome at School
Amid continued fears of Ebola, the student, Ikeoluwa Opayemi, has not been allowed in class since she returned from a 10-day trip to Nigeria.
By Ariel Kaminer. International Herald Tribune. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 01:16:07 GMT.
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- Sudan Official Says Bashir Deserves Nobel Peace Prize
Sudan’s information minister said President Omar al-Bashir is a man of peace who should have been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for ending one of Africa’s longest wars. ...
Voice of America. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 00:38:48 -0400.
- VIDEO: 'US may see more Ebola cases' - Obama
President Obama has said the United States may see more cases of Ebola, , saying it was essential America and other countries join the fight against the disease in Africa.
BBC News. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 21:23:12 GMT.
- Anni Dewani final moments shown
Footage showing Shrien Dewani and his wife Anni shortly before she was murdered is shown in court in South Africa.
BBC News. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 20:38:35 GMT.
- Greece, Egypt, Greek Cyprus urge Turkey to end gas search
The governments of Egypt, Greece and Greek Cyprus have urged Turkey to stop trying to chart gas deposits in areas of the east Mediterranean claimed by Greek Cyprus, saying the work was illegal.
Hurriyet. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 17:04:00 +0200.
- Maine nurse plans to end Ebola quarantine
A nurse who treated Ebola patients in West Africa said Wednesday that she plans to end her voluntary isolation in Maine, leading to a potential showdown with state officials who have vowed to enforce a mandatory quarantine.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 12:13:59 EDT.
- Hagel approves 21-day Ebola quarantine for troops
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Wednesday approved a recommendation by military leaders that all U.S. troops returning from Ebola response missions in West Africa be kept in supervised isolation for 21 days.
Modern Healthcare. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 11:45:00 EST.
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