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Ebola virus mutating, scientists say

Thursday 29th of January 2015, 5:55
related countries: France France, Guinea Guinea

Scientists at the Institut Pasteur in France who are tracking the Ebola outbreak in Guinea say the virus has mutated.
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EU to debate fresh Russia sanctions

Thursday 29th of January 2015, 5:16
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine, Belgium Belgium, Russia Russia
related places: Brussels

EU foreign ministers are due to meet in Brussels to discuss imposing further sanctions on Russia amid an upsurge in fighting in Ukraine.
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Japan probes new 'hostage recording'

Thursday 29th of January 2015, 4:52
related countries: Japan Japan

Japan says it is investigating a purported new voice recording of hostage Kenji Goto, who is being held by Islamic State.
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Sharapova into Australian Open final

Thursday 29th of January 2015, 4:24
related countries: Russia Russia, Aruba Aruba

World number two Maria Sharapova eases past fellow Russian Ekaterina Makarova to reach her fourth Australian Open final.
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Nuclear scientist jailed in US

Thursday 29th of January 2015, 3:33
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela, United States United States

A former nuclear scientist in the US is jailed for five years for trying to pass nuclear bomb-making secrets to Venezuela.
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Saudi Arabia and an uncertain future

Thursday 29th of January 2015, 2:28
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

An uncertain future for Saudi Arabia after King Abdullah
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Afghan economy stagnates amid political deadlock

Thursday 29th of January 2015, 2:25
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Political vacuum leaves Aghan businesses feeling blocked
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Asian shares lower after Fed meeting

Thursday 29th of January 2015, 1:50
related countries: United States United States
related places: Wall Street

Asian shares traded mostly lower, following Wall Street's lead after the US Federal Reserve said it was on track to raise interest rates this year.
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Questions over Qatar handball stars

Thursday 29th of January 2015, 1:40
related countries: Qatar Qatar

The coach of Qatar's record-beating World Championship handball squad faces questions about the high number of foreign players in his team.
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How Russia outfoxes its enemies

Thursday 29th of January 2015, 1:39
related countries: Russia Russia

The art of 'maskirovka' - how Russia keeps enemies guessing
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Samsung earnings hit by mobile sales

Thursday 29th of January 2015, 1:04
related countries: North Korea North Korea

South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics reported its first annual earnings decline in three years.
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League tables branded a 'nonsense'

Thursday 29th of January 2015, 0:41
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Scores of England's top private schools are expecting to be at the bottom of the secondary school league tables, following confusion over International GCSEs.
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NHS satisfaction 'risen significantly'

Thursday 29th of January 2015, 0:39
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Satisfaction with the NHS has "risen significantly", according to analysis of the influential British Social Attitudes survey.
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Earthquake recorded in East Midlands

Thursday 29th of January 2015, 0:15
related countries: United States United States

An earthquake with a magnitude of 3.8 has been recorded in the East Midlands, the US Geological Survey reports.
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Argentina's Nisman 'feared guards'

Thursday 29th of January 2015, 0:14
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Top Argentine prosecutor Alberto Nisman, who died in unexplained circumstances, borrowed a gun because he feared for his security, a colleague says.
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Real Madrid to rename Bernabeu

Thursday 29th of January 2015, 0:02
related countries: Spain Spain

Real Madrid are set to rename the Bernabeu as part of a sponsorship deal with a UAE-based petroleum investment company.
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