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British scientists trial 15-minute Ebola test in Guinea

In this picture taken Thursday Nov. 20, 2014, an MSF Ebola heath worker is sprayed as he leaves the contaminated zone at the Ebola treatment centre in Gueckedou, Guinea. Officials in Guinea say bandits during a roadside robbery stole a cooler containing blood samples that are believed to have Ebola, from a vehicle traveling from Kankan prefecture in central Guinea to a test site in Gueckedou, in the south.(AP Photo/Jerome Delay)

British researchers are to conduct trials in Guinea on a 15-minute Ebola test, the Wellcome Trust and UK government said in a joint statement Friday.

Posted: November 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Hearse carrying body ‘stolen’ at Australian funeral

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An Australian family Friday spoke of their shock after a man jumped out of bushes and drove off in a hearse carrying the body of a relative just before his funeral.

Posted: November 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

PH to secure Pope Francis in custom-built ‘popemobile’

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The Philippines will custom-build a “popemobile” for Pope Francis to travel in during his visit to the fervently Catholic nation in January, organizers said Thursday.

Posted: November 27th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

EU calls for 5,000 doctors to fight Ebola: source

This undated file image made available by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) shows the Ebola virus.  AP

The European Commission called for 5,000 doctors to be sent from EU states to combat west Africa’s Ebola epidemic, a European source with knowledge of the matter said on Wednesday.

Posted: November 27th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Ferguson cleans up, but passions still inflamed

Missouri National Guard stand outside of the Ferguson Police Department Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo. A grand jury's decision not to indict a police officer in the shooting death of an unarmed 18-year-old has stoked passions nationwide, triggering debates over the relations between black communities and law enforcement. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Protesters tried to storm St Louis city hall on Wednesday after two days of nationwide protests against the decision not to prosecute a white policeman who shot an unarmed black teenager.

Posted: November 27th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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