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Seven die in Monrovia Ebola outbreak

17 June 2014 Last updated at 13:54 The virus was first reported in Guinea, before spreading across the region The deadly Ebola virus has killed seven people in Liberia’s capital, Monrovia, health officials have said. These are the first deaths reported in the city since the outbreak of the contagious …

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Poland launches wiretapping probe

17 June 2014 Last updated at 19:38 PM Donald Tusk says the leaked recordings amounted to a “coup” Poland is launching a probe into the wiretapping of officials after recorded private conversations appear to reveal unsavoury deals, prosecutors say. One recording of a conversation between the central bank chief and …

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Top Chinese diplomat visits Vietnam

17 June 2014 Last updated at 22:44 Mr Yang (centre) arrived in Hanoi on Tuesday as he prepares to begin talks with Vietnamese officials China’s top diplomat Yang Jiechi is in Vietnam and set to begin talks with officials, in a bid to ease tensions. The two countries have disputing …

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Blast at Nigeria World Cup venue

17 June 2014 Last updated at 23:24 Yobe state has been under a state of emergency since May 2013 An explosion has hit northern Nigeria’s Yobe state at a venue televising a World Cup football match, residents and security officials say. The blast hit Damaturu town at about 20:00 local …

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Obama doubles global marine reserves

17 June 2014 Last updated at 23:08 By Matt McGrath Environment correspondent, BBC News The protected area around Palmyra atoll will be significantly extended The US plans to create the world’s biggest marine protected area (MPA) in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. The White House will extend an existing …

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Iraq officers fired over rebel gains

17 June 2014 Last updated at 22:25 Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. Paul Wood in Jalula, eastern Iraq: ”There is growing panic…they think the jihadis are coming in” Iraqi PM Nouri Maliki has fired senior officers for failing to halt a sweeping advance by Sunni Islamist …

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Emre given sentence for racist slur

Turkey international Emre Belozoglu has been given a two months and 15 days suspended prison sentence for a racist slur he used against Ivorian midfielder Didier Zokora during a match in 2012. The court said the Fenerbahce midfielder’s act constituted an insult crime of “religious, racist, ethnic, sexist or sectarian …

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Uruguay team's caramel spread seized

17 June 2014 Last updated at 14:41 Dulce de leche is extremely popular in Uruguay Brazilian officials say they confiscated 39kg (86lb) of caramel spread from Uruguay’s football team as it arrived in Brazil for the World Cup. The spread, called dulce de leche, is extremely popular in Uruguay but …

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