Africa

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Missionary doctor arrives in Atlanta for Ebola treatment

By Leigh Jones
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Health | Dr. Kent Brantly, one of the American missionaries infected with Ebola while working in Liberia, arrived in Atlanta on Saturday afternoon. The private medical…

American Ebola victims returning to the U.S. for treatment

By Andrew Branch
Posted

Health | UPDATE (4:20 p.m. EDT): A doctor at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta announced at a press conference this afternoon that both American missionaries…

Globe Trot: Soldiers called out in West Africa’s battle with Ebola

By Mindy Belz
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International | SIERRA LEONE has called in troops to quarantine Ebola victims, as the World Health Organization reports 57 new deaths in 4 days and dispatches 50 new health…

Americans remain in ‘grave condition’ as worsening Ebola prompts evacuations

By Andrew Branch
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Africa | The deadliest Ebola outbreak in recorded history has left more than 700 dead in West Africa, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced Thursday, a day…

Globe Trot: Taliban gains ground in Afghanistan

By Mindy Belz
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International | AFGHANISTAN: World events are moving Western focus elsewhere, and a Taliban advance is going unreported with U.S. forces in decline and an election crisis…

Midday Roundup: American missionary with Ebola in ‘grave condition’

By Leigh Jones
Posted

Newsworthy | Terrifying. A Texas doctor communicating with a medical missionary in Liberia via email told The Associated Press his friend is in “grave condition”and is…

Christian aid workers stricken with Ebola in Liberia

By Andrew Branch
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Africa | A Liberian doctor has died and two American aid workers are ill as West Africa’s Ebola outbreak worsens.  Dr. Samuel Brisbane, a top Liberian health…

Congress to Sudan: Release Ibrahim family

By J.C. Derrick
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Persecution | Hearing held to pressure Sudan and the White House to do more for detained Christians

An old disease on a scary new rampage in West Africa

By Steve Jordahl
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Health | An outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus is attacking Western Africa in a way health workers have never seen. “It is serious because it’s the first time that…

Globe Trot: Gaza death toll climbs

By Mindy Belz
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International | ISRAEL AND GAZA: Health officials in Gaza say the death toll from Israeli airstrikes has reached 100, as Israel pressed its campaign to shut down rocket…

Far from home

By Kiley Crossland
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Adoption | Congolese authorities are keeping hundreds of adopted orphans from joining their new families abroad

Globe Trot: Afghan’s presumed president-elect agrees to polling place audit

By Mindy Belz
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International | AFGHANISTAN: Officials may have averted a meltdown, but the country remains in a political crisis a day after presidential contender Abdullah Abdullah…

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