Thu, 02 Oct 2014 01:03:48 GMT
Officials said they believed the patient, a Liberian, had come into contact with 12 to 18 people, including five children.
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 16:07:22 GMT
Ebola is sweeping into areas of West Africa that had been largely spared the onslaught. The consequences in one Sierra Leone hospital have been devastating.
Thu, 02 Oct 2014 01:07:47 GMT
Joshua Wong, a 17-year-old student, has been at the center of the democracy movement as young activists represent a troubling confirmation for officials that their generation is the one most alienated from Beijing.
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:37:46 GMT
Visitors have looked on the pro-democracy protests with mixed feelings, but Hong Kong demonstrators say catching their attention is partly the point.
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 19:28:39 GMT
The city’s top leader and his aides are said to hope that the disruption will eventually turn the public against the pro-democracy protests, which swelled on Wednesday.
Thu, 02 Oct 2014 00:30:53 GMT
The censorship is another example of restrictions on news media freedom since the military takeover in July 2013 that put Abdel Fattah el-Sisi into power.
Thu, 02 Oct 2014 00:25:08 GMT
The Israeli prime minister said he saw promise in an Arab alliance against the Islamic State, but President Obama focused on Israeli settlements as an impediment to Middle East peace.
Thu, 02 Oct 2014 00:21:57 GMT
A decision by the Vatican to take over the business of issuing Papal Blessings has infuriated vendors who have been selling the benedictions for decades.
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 21:21:09 GMT
Mr. Putin said a plan to isolate the Internet in Russia was only intended as a backup security system to keep Russian domains online in a national emergency.
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 14:22:38 GMT
Newly disclosed government documents show that in 1976, Secretary of State Henry A. Kissinger mapped out secret plans to launch airstrikes against Havana and “smash Cuba.”
Thu, 02 Oct 2014 01:52:16 GMT
Despite the new efforts, supplies of the drug, ZMapp, are expected to be limited to hundreds or thousands of treatment courses by early next year, which would not be nearly enough if the epidemic continues to spiral out of control.
Thu, 02 Oct 2014 01:38:07 GMT
The victim was Liberian who had worked for the United Nations peacekeeping mission in her country.
Thu, 02 Oct 2014 01:34:20 GMT
Since the Ebola virus began spreading through West Africa, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has been pushing the worst-hit countries to implement screening for air passengers.
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 23:36:04 GMT
The eruption of Mount Ontake in central Japan on Saturday, which has so far left 47 people dead, took experienced mountaineers and locals by surprise.
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 22:23:25 GMT
Trying to fight corruption, President Ashraf Ghani ordered review of a case that saw only a few of the 21 convicted offenders incarcerated in what has been called a nearly $800 million Ponzi scheme.
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 20:40:59 GMT
Islamic State militants swept into a Kurdish village near the Turkish border, while in the western Syrian city of Homs, twin car bombings killed at least 45 people.
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 16:27:17 GMT
As Prime Minister Tony Abbott responds to President Obama’s call to combat the Islamic State, analysts wonder what Australia has to gain from such a risky operation.
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 21:47:06 GMT
The plan defers bringing the budget deficit within a European threshold until 2017, as Paris said that a more rapid shift would harm the economy.
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 13:26:41 GMT
Prime Minister David Cameron promised tax cuts, new “starter homes” for first-time buyers under 40 and no spending reductions for the National Health Service.
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:54:43 GMT
The Chinese authorities have detained nearly two dozen people in an effort to contain the spread of pro-democracy sentiment, a report said Wednesday.
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:51:17 GMT
The strikes on military transport vehicles killed seven Afghan soldiers and wounded nearly 20 others, officials said.
Thu, 02 Oct 2014 01:05:31 GMT
The leader of one of Mexico’s largest cartels, Héctor Beltrán-Leyva of the Beltrán-Leyva gang, has been captured, the authorities said Wednesday night, giving President Enrique Peña Nieto another high-profile victory against organized crime.
Thu, 02 Oct 2014 00:59:03 GMT
The wreck of a ship discovered last month after being trapped in Arctic ice in the 1840s has been identified as the H.M.S. Erebus.
Thu, 02 Oct 2014 00:56:34 GMT
The Greek government said Wednesday that it would seek a vote of confidence in Parliament next week in a bid to quash mounting speculation about early elections and to keep flagging economic reforms on track.
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 00:06:44 GMT
Why is it so hard to get pain relief in the developing world?
Tue, 30 Sep 2014 23:50:07 GMT
The Saudis have bulldozed centuries of beauty and diversity in Islam’s holiest city.
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 23:27:35 GMT
The Japanese government’s new biography perpetuates the false but persistent myth of a benign, passive figurehead.
Tue, 30 Sep 2014 15:47:16 GMT
Whether on Japan’s street or shores, Issei Suda takes pictures like a swordsman, with light swiftly slicing the scene.
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 22:00:26 GMT
Scott Moore, an expert on China’s water policies, discusses why the Chinese government has committed so much money and effort to the South-North Water Diversion Project, which will carry water from the Yangtze River and its tributaries and channel it to northern China, where water shortages are worsening.
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 23:31:13 GMT
On a busy street in Hong Kong, a poem carried a hidden message for the Communist Party as democracy demonstrations shook the city.
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 04:07:33 GMT
Tight security ahead of National Day led to some surprising measures, according to a tweet by the Communist Party flagship newspaper. And Jiang Zemin, a former president, made a second, rare appearance in public.
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 14:00:35 GMT
Organizations like the Posse Foundation are trying to bring more veterans to the nation’s elite four-year colleges and universities.
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