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Dozens killed in Nigeria bomb blasts
At least 27 killed and 60 wounded in bomb attacks at a market and bus station in northeast Nigeria.
Last updated: 23 Dec 2014 04:02 GMT
Sierra Leone's 'special forces' Ebola nurses
Surviving medical workers developed immunity to the deadly disease and are now caring for abandoned child victims.
Last updated: 19 Dec 2014 12:36 GMT
Sierra Leone district faces Ebola lockdown
Emergency measures imposed in remote eastern district of Kono after health workers uncover surge of Ebola infections.
Last updated: 12 Dec 2014 09:24 GMT
Typhoon Hagupit strikes Philippines
Storm weakens while claiming lives, destroying homes and flooding coastal communities in central and eastern provinces.
Last updated: 07 Dec 2014 20:40 GMT
Twin blasts hit Nigerian market
At least 10 people reportedly killed in the capital of Borno state hours after explosions and gunfire rocked Yobe state.
Last updated: 01 Dec 2014 15:02 GMT
Robbers steal 'Ebola blood samples' in Guinea
Samples believed to be infected with Ebola stolen from Red Cross courier during raid on a shared taxi in rural Guinea.
Last updated: 22 Nov 2014 13:13 GMT
Colombia's FARC to release captured general
Rebel group and government announce agreement on terms for release of five people whose capture had halted peace talks.
Last updated: 21 Nov 2014 04:16 GMT
Liberia: Living with Ebola
Suspicion, anger and fear – an insight into the harsh reality of life at the epicentre of the Ebola crisis.
Last updated: 13 Nov 2014 10:16 GMT
Political protests turn rough in Burkina Faso
Police in Ouagadougou fire tear gas at thousands protesting 27-year president's attempt to hold power for another term.
Last updated: 29 Oct 2014 09:34 GMT
Ebola death toll rises to almost 4,900
Red Cross says epidemic can be contained in West Africa within four months if all necessary steps are taken.
Last updated: 23 Oct 2014 10:47 GMT
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Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
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