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Ebola death toll tops 4,900 as virus spreads - WHO Saturday, 25 Oct 2014

GENEVA (Reuters) - The death toll from the Ebola epidemic rose to 4,922 out of 10,141 known cases in eight countries through Oct. 23, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Saturday.  Full Article

 
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Fear and indifference leave West Africa desperate for Ebola staff Saturday, 25 Oct 2014 

DAKAR (Reuters) - When Australia offered more than $2 million last month to the medical charity leading the fight against Ebola in West Africa, Medecins Sans Frontieres bluntly rejected it.  Full Article  

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Iraqi security forces and Kurds gain ground against Islamic State 03:00 GMT 

BAGHDAD/ARBIL Iraq (Reuters) - Iraqi government forces and Shi'ite militias seized control of the strategic town of Jurf al-Sakhar near Baghdad from Islamic State on Saturday and Kurdish fighters made gains in the north after heavy coalition air strikes against the Sunni militants.  Full Article  |  Video  

Belgium chocolate maker ISIS needs to change its name again Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Late last year, a Belgian chocolate maker changed its name from Italo Suisse, because the company no longer had any real association with either country. Now it's changing the name again - because the new name it picked was ISIS.  Full Article  

 
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