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Cops fire live rounds at Ebola protest

Liberian police fired live rounds to disperse a stone-throwing crowd trying to break out of an Ebola quarantine.

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Police, crowd clash over Ebola quarantine

Police in Monrovia fired tear gas to disperse a stone-throwing crowd agitating to leave quarantined West Point.

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Nigerian troops ‘mutiny’ over weapons

Dozens of Nigerian soldiers have refused to deploy for an offensive against Boko Haram Islamists until they receive better weapons.

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Cops fire live rounds at Ebola protest
August 20 2014 at 18:58

Liberian police fired live rounds to disperse a stone-throwing crowd trying to break out of an Ebola quarantine.

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Police, crowd clash over Ebola quarantine
August 20 2014 at 16:21

Police in Monrovia fired tear gas to disperse a stone-throwing crowd agitating to leave quarantined West Point.

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Nigerian troops ‘mutiny’ over weapons
August 20 2014 at 15:41

Dozens of Nigerian soldiers have refused to deploy for an offensive against Boko Haram Islamists until they receive better weapons.

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Decapitated bodies found in Sinai
August 20 2014 at 14:30

Four beheaded corpses were found in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, say security sources, who blamed Islamist militants.

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Rise in South Sudan child soldiers
August 20 2014 at 14:26

A new conflict between government and rebel troops has led to both sides recruiting children as soldiers, according to HRW.

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War vets protest farm seizure in Zimbabwe
August 20 2014 at 12:32

Zimbabwe war veterans have staged a demonstration in support of a white dairy farmer and 75 of his workers.

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Ebola point man heads to West Africa
August 20 2014 at 09:17

The UN has chosen health expert David Nabarro to co-ordinate the global response to West Africa’s Ebola crisis.

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Ebola crisis: Liberia imposes curfew
August 20 2014 at 09:11

Liberian leader Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has set a nighttime curfew as part of efforts to stem the spread of Ebola.

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China pressures South Sudan on violence
August 20 2014 at 09:10

China’s foreign minister says an immediate ceasefire is a precondition for a return to peace and stability in South Sudan.

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Rockets fired as rival militias battle in Libya
August 20 2014 at 09:10

Libyan rebel groups who united to topple Muammar Gaddafi have turned their guns on each other.

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