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DR Congo confirms deaths in Ebola outbreak
Ebola kills two people in DR Congo, but infections are of different strain than in West Africa, health minister says.
Last updated: 24 Aug 2014 20:22 GMT
Stopping the world's worst Ebola outbreak?
As the death toll climbs to nearly 900, concerns mount that the epidemic is spreading faster than efforts to contain it.
Last updated: 05 Aug 2014 18:25 GMT
AIDS experts killed on Malaysia jet
Several people heading to AIDS conference on board plane which crashed in Ukraine, after allegedly being shot down.
Last updated: 19 Jul 2014 06:18 GMT
Guinea miners in lockdown after Ebola deaths
Foreign firms in mineral-rich West African nation halt operations and pull out staff as death toll from virus hits 83.
Last updated: 02 Apr 2014 22:16 GMT
New SARS-like virus found in Middle East
UN health agency issues a global alert over a new virus similar to the one that claimed 800 lives in 2003.
Last updated: 24 Sep 2012 21:06 GMT
Japan battles food contamination fears
Authorities order farms near quake-stricken nuclear plant to stop shipments as the US restricts food imports.
Last updated: 23 Mar 2011 10:35 GMT
Power cables reach Japan's nuclear plant
External power lines connected to quake-stricken facilities to help cooling as fears raised over radiation in seawater.
Last updated: 23 Mar 2011 04:47 GMT
Smoke scare at Japan nuclear plant
Workers seeking to contain radiation at stricken plant briefly evacuated as death toll from quake and tsunami rises.
Last updated: 22 Mar 2011 10:11 GMT
Japan beset by radiation fears
The top US nuclear regulator says Japan's quake-sparked nuclear crisis appears to be on the verge of stabilising.
Last updated: 22 Mar 2011 02:33 GMT
Haiti cholera death toll nears 200
Outbreak threatens capital Port-au-Prince amid suspicion that actual number of deaths could surpass official figure.
Last updated: 23 Oct 2010 20:07 GMT
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Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
At least 25 tax collectors have been killed since 2012 in Mogadishu, a city awash in weapons and abject poverty.
Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
Sistine Chapel for rent: Is nothing sacred?
What happens to the Caucasus when Russia stumbles
Will France take Sarkozy back?
Western fascination with 'badass' Kurdish women
Bashir's calculated diplomatic dance
Big rethink for counterterrorism
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