Gambia: Health Ministry Convenes Emergency Meeting On Ebola Situation

[The Point]The director of Health Promotion and Education, Modou Njai has made its clear to the general public on national television that despite the fact that it part of our custom and culturehand-shaking should be stopped for meantime, as Gambia is in high alert.

Related posts:

  1. Gambia: Jammeh Gives Sierra Leone Five to Fight Ebola
  2. Liberia: Ebola Caseload Could Exceed 20,000 in Course of Emergency, UN Response Roadmap Shows
  3. Senegal: Health Minister Confirms First Ebola Case
Posted in World news | Comments Off

Pakistani protesters clash with police, soldiers secure state TV

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistani soldiers and paramilitary forces secured the headquarters of the state television channel PTV in Islamabad on Monday after a crowd of anti-government protesters stormed the building and took the channel off the air.






Related posts:

  1. Police and protesters clash near Pakistani prime minister’s home
  2. Pakistani protesters briefly occupy state TV
  3. Swedish police clash with dozens of anti-Nazi protesters
Posted in topNews, World news | Comments Off

Liberia: Travel Ban – Will Airlines Ease Blockade On Virus-Hit Nations?

[FrontPageAfrica]In the past week, calls for the lifting of travel restrictions imposed by some African nations on countries hit with the deadly Ebola virus came from the United Nations, The World Health Organization and West African Health Ministers. The WHO warned last week that such restrictions will create food and supply shortages and harm efforts to contain the deadly virus which the health body says is poised to infect more than 20,000 people.

Related posts:

  1. Liberia: AfDB President Kaberuka and WHO Regional Director for Africa Sambo Visits Liberia, Renew Their Commitment to Fight the Ebola Virus Disease in the Sub-Region
  2. Liberia: UNMIL – No Sign of Ebola Reduction, Cites Slow Liberia’s Response
  3. Liberia: Ngafuan Frowns On Exaggerated Reactions
Posted in World news | Comments Off

Three children killed in China school stabbing

Three pupils killed and six others injured in knife attack at primary school in Shiyan, Hubei province Continue reading...






Related posts:

  1. Primary school may have to serve pub sandwiches to meet free meals pledge
  2. American killed fighting for Isis, White House confirms
  3. Later school start time? Why parents need to manage teen workload and sleep
Posted in Asia Pacific, Children, China, Society, World news | Comments Off

Pakistani protesters briefly occupy state TV

Demonstrators calling for resignation of PM stop transmission for 45 minutes before building was cleared by army forces.

Related posts:

  1. At Least 3 Protesters Die in Clashes in Pakistan
  2. Police and protesters clash near Pakistani prime minister’s home
  3. Search for survivors after six die in Paris building explosion
Posted in World news | Comments Off

Australias Iraqi ambassador warns on weapons supply to Kurds

Arms delivered to Kurds fighting Islamic State should be delivered via central government in Baghdad, says Mouayed Saleh

Continue reading...






Related posts:

  1. Australian planes to deliver weapons for Kurds fighting Islamic State
  2. Middle East Updates / Iran supplied weapons to Iraqi Kurds
  3. Australia will join US airlift of weapons to Kurds in Iraq – video
Posted in Australia, Australian military, Barack Obama, Coalition, Iraq, Islamic State (Isis), Middle East and North Africa, Tony Abbott, United States, World news | Comments Off

Liberia: Liberia’s Ebola Curfew Hurting and Slowing Business Activities

[FrontPageAfrica]Monrovia -Fighting Ebola in Liberia, a country now recording increase in the number of cases of the deadly virus is having a toll on commercial activities in the Capital Monrovia with normal business hours reduced and in some commercial areas, businesses are perpetually shut down due to a curfew imposed by the Government of Liberia ranging from 9:PM to 6:AM.

Related posts:

  1. Liberia: UNMIL – No Sign of Ebola Reduction, Cites Slow Liberia’s Response
  2. Liberia: AfDB President Kaberuka and WHO Regional Director for Africa Sambo Visits Liberia, Renew Their Commitment to Fight the Ebola Virus Disease in the Sub-Region
  3. Liberia: Minister Told to Apologize for ‘Disturbing’ Church
Posted in World news | Comments Off

UN to negotiate with Islamist rebels in Syria, reports say

Al-Qaida-linked Nusra Front is willing to release 44 peacekeepers in return for humanitarian assistance, Arab media reports.






Related posts:

  1. Syria Islamists say Filipino UN troops were freed, but Fijians still held
  2. 32 Filipino UN peacekeepers rescued from Islamist militants in Syria
  3. Syrian rebels release Lebanese soldiers
Posted in Haaretz Com - News - Middle East, World news | Comments Off

Egypt: We’ll open Rafah crossing only if Palestinian Authority troops guard it

Hamas has indicated willingness to consider the idea; Israel has no objection to this demand.






Related posts:

  1. Palestinian joy as Israel agrees Gaza truce
  2. Egypt: Decapitated Head Found in North Sinai’s Rafah
  3. Islamic Jihad announces ‘open-ended’ cease-fire deal with Israel
Posted in Haaretz Com - News - Middle East, World news | Comments Off

Russian foreign minister calls for immediate ceasefire in Ukraine

Lavrov says talks should focus on a truce and Ukraine forces must retreat from positions where they can harm civilians Continue reading...






Related posts:

  1. Ukraine’s Petro Poroshenko calls for calm as violence in Donetsk kills 15 – video
  2. Ukrainian and Russian leaders meet in Belarus as fighting continues in eastern Ukraine video
  3. Ukraine troops battled Russian armoured column, claims Kiev
Posted in Europe, Russia, Ukraine, US foreign policy, Vladimir Putin, World news | Comments Off