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Egypt: Sisi Meets Greek PM Ahead of Cairo Tripartite Summit

Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi highlighted his interest in strengthening bilateral relations with Greece, especially in the economic field, during his meeting with Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras on Saturday. November 8, 2014

Greece, Egypt, Cyprus urge Turkey to quit gas search off island

The governments of Egypt, Greece and Cyprus urged Turkey on Wednesday to stop trying to chart gas deposits in areas of the east Mediterranean claimed by Cyprus, saying the work was illegal.
Reuters: October 29, 2014

Ebola death toll nears 5,000 as virus advances

The Ebola epidemic’s death toll has climbed to at least 4,922 out of 10,141 known cases in eight countries, the World Health Organization reported Saturday.
October 25, 2014

Pistorius given five years in jail

South African athlete Oscar Pistorius is sentenced to five years in jail for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
BBC: October 21, 2014

Obama to send 3,000 troops to Liberia in ebola fight

The United States is ready to take leadership for a global response to the deadly Ebola virus that is ravaging West Africa, President Barack Obama said Tuesday,
September 17, 2014

Pistorius found guilty of 'culpable homicide'

South African track star Oscar Pistorius has been found guilty of culpable homicide, but cleared of other more serious murder charges in connection with the killing of his girlfriend.
September 12, 2014

Libyan parliament takes refuge in Greek car ferry

A Greek car ferry has been hired as last-minute accommodation for Libya's embattled parliament, which has fled the country's civil war to the small eastern town of Tobruk.
Guardian: September 10, 2014

US ebola patient to leave hospital

One of two American aid workers infected with the Ebola virus is leaving an Atlanta hospital.
August 21, 2014

WHO: Ebola unlikely to spread on airplanes

The World Health Organization says it does not recommend a ban on air travel to and from Ebola affected countries in West Africa. The U.N. health agency says the risk of spread of the deadly disease in an airplane is extremely low.
August 15, 2014

Ebola grips West Africa

Liberia's president is reassuring the country's healthcare workers that more resources for the battle against Ebola are on the way.
August 10, 2014