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  • HEALTH & SCIENCE

    Sierra Leone makes hiding Ebola patients illegal

    Sierra Leone voted to pass a new amendment to its health act, imposing possible jail time for anyone caught hiding an Ebola patient, a practice the World Health Organization believes has contributed to a major underestimation of the current outbreak.

  • WORLD

    Iceland: Subglacial eruption is underway

    Iceland's Meteorological Office says a subglacial eruption is underway at the Bardarbunga volcano, which has been rattled by thousands of earthquakes over the past week.

  • TECHNOLOGY

    2 Europe navigation satellites in the wrong orbits

    European space officials say they're investigating whether the inaccurate deployment of two satellites will complicate their efforts to develop a new Galileo satellite navigation system that would rival America's GPS network.

  • WORLD

    Iraq suicide bomber kills at least 11 in Baghdad

    A suicide bomber hit an Interior Ministry building in central Baghdad on Saturday, killing at least 11 people, as an investigation was underway into a deadly attack on a Sunni mosque that has heightened sectarian tension amid a fragile political transition.

  • WORLD

    Russian aid trucks leave; Merkel seeks cease-fire

    Hundreds of trucks from a bitterly disputed Russian aid convoy to rebel-held eastern Ukraine rolled back across the border Saturday into Russia but questions about alleged Russian artillery in Ukraine still remained.

  • WORLD

    Few details month after reporters detained in Iran

    An Iranian-American correspondent for the Washington Post and his journalist wife have been held in custody for a month in Iran, suggesting a possible struggle between a new guard of moderates pushing for greater freedom and the old hard-line establishment.

  • WORLD

    Egypt calls for open-ended Gaza cease-fire

    Egypt on Saturday called for an open-ended cease-fire in the Gaza Strip, urging Israel and Hamas to return to indirect talks after seven weeks of fighting punctuated by a number of failed truce attempts.

  • WORLD

    Mali releases ex-judge of extremist tribunal

    A Malian activist says an al-Qaida-appointed judge from the Islamic tribunal that meted out harsh punishments while much of the country was under Islamist rule has been released for lack of evidence.

  • WORLD

    Costa Rica to investigate US anti-Cuba program

    The Costa Rican government will investigate undercover U.S. programs operated from the Central American country and using its citizens in a ploy to destabilize the government in Cuba, the director of intelligence and security said Friday.

  • WORLD

    Sweden: Protesters injured by mounted police

    Swedish police say several people were injured, including one seriously, when mounted police charged demonstrators in the southern part of the country.

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