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In this photo taken on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, traders speak to one another at a makeshift boarder control point at one of the largest trading areas catering for people from the Kambia District, in Kambia, Guinea. Since the Ebola virus outbreak the boarder has been closed with the local population's movement stopped as a attempt to stop the virus from spreading. Kambia district provides an important trade route to or from Guinea's capital Conakry, and to or from  Sierra Leone's capital Freetown. (AP Photo/ Youssouf Bah)
Liberian security forces seal slum to halt EbolaLiberian security forces deploy to quarantine a capital slum to stop Ebola's spread
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Liberia's president declares curfew, quarantine of large slum amid mounting Ebola death tollLiberia's president declares curfew, quarantine of large slum amid mounting Ebola death toll
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S Sudan authorities close popular radio stationSouth Sudan authorities shut down popular radio station in capital, says watchdog group
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In this photo taken Monday, Aug. 4, 2014,  a Somali woman leaves after buying a television receiver box at the headquarters of Access TV, a new Somali satellite television company offering world news, local news and sports, in Mogadishu, Somalia. The TV business is booming in Somalia, in part because of fears by people of gathering in public places like movie theaters, hotels and restaurants that are targeted for deadly attacks by the al-Qaida-linked militant group al-Shabab. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh)
Somalia TV sales grow as many avoid public placesTV sales, satellite providers grow in Somali capital amid militant attacks on public places
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The remains of journalist Nat Nakasa, in a coffin draped in a South African flag, arrives in Durban, South Africa, Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014 where he will be reburied, South Africa's arts and culture ministry said. South Africa is repatriating the remains of Nakasa, a black anti-apartheid journalist, who died in the United States in 1965 and was buried there until his recent exhumation. (AP Photo)
South Africa repatriates journalist's remainsSouth Africa repatriates remains of anti-apartheid journalist who died in US in 1965
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FILE - In this Tuesday May 20, 2014 file photo brother of murder accused, Oscar Pistorius, left, Carl Pistorius, right, speaks with his brother in court in Pretoria, South Africa. Aug. 1, 2014. Carl Pistorius has been discharged from an intensive care unit in the hospital after suffering internal injuries and going into respiratory failure following a car crash Aug. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Siphiwe Sibeko, Pool, File)
Pistorius brother out of ICU after car crashFamily: Oscar Pistorius' brother out of ICU, had suffered respiratory failure after car crash
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Md. university settles lawsuit over bat attackMaryland university settles lawsuit over attack by former student who later killed, ate a man
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Egypt says Gaza cease-fire talks extended 24 hours to continue negotiationsEgypt says Gaza cease-fire talks extended 24 hours to continue negotiations
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Emergency workers, leave the site of a building collapse on a housing site, south of Johannesburg, Monday, Aug. 18, 2014.  A building under renovation on the site collapsed killing eight, officials said. Another two people were missing. (AP Photo)
South Africa: 8 killed in building collapseSouth Africa: Emergency responders report 8 killed in building collapse near Johannesburg
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FILE - In this Saturday, July 4, 2009 file photo, evangelical pastor Rick Warren gestures as he speaks at the Islamic Society of North America's 46th annual convention in Washington. The American evangelical pastor Rick Warren, who addressed a big rally in the Rwandan capital of Kigali on Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, during thanksgiving celebrations marking 20-years since the genocide in which more than 800,000 people were killed, told The Associated Press that he hopes to expand his ministry to East Africa. (AP Photo/Luis M. Alvarez, File)
Rick Warren hopes to expand ministry in AfricaUS pastor Rick Warren hopes to expand his ministry to East Africa after years spent in Rwanda
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Somali pirate leader arrested in MogadishuSomali pirate leader arrested in Mogadishu on piracy related charges
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Kenya anti-terror police accused of abusesKenya's western-backed anti-terror cops blamed for unlawful killings, disappearances
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FILE - In this Friday, Aug. 1, 2014 file photo, a picture of Uganda's president Yoweri Museveni hangs on the wall, left, as Judge Stephen Kavuma reads the verdict invalidating an anti-gay bill signed into law earlier this year, at the Constitutional court in Kampala, Uganda. When a Ugandan court overturned the country's Anti-Homosexuality Act this month, rights activists worldwide claimed a victory - but not gay Ugandans who fled persecution to live in a refugee camp in neighboring Kenya. (AP Photo/Rebecca Vassie, File)
Ugandan gays who fled to Kenya still feel dangerUgandan gays who fled to Kenya still feel in danger, despite court striking down anti-gay law
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2 UN peacekeepers killed in north Mali; 7 woundedUN: 2 peacekeepers killed in northern Mali, 7 wounded in suicide attack near Ber
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Health workers are handed personal protective gear by a team leader, right, before collecting the bodies of the deceased from streets in Monrovia, Liberia, Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014. New figures released by the World Health Organization showed that Liberia has recorded more Ebola deaths — 413 — than any of the other affected countries. (AP Photo/Abbas Dulleh)
Liberia expands Ebola treatment in capitalLiberia expands Ebola treatment center; 2 more airlines halt flights to affected countries
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