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Ebola case stokes concerns for Liberians in Texas

01 October 2014, 16:18

The first case of Ebola diagnosed in the U.S. has been confirmed in a man who recently traveled from Liberia to Dallas.

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Triple-breasted woman kept me as sex slave

01 October 2014, 15:16

A teenager has claimed that a triple breasted model, kept him as a sex slave and tried to carve her name into his chest with a steak knife.

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U.S. health experts reviewing potential Ebola exposure

01 October 2014, 15:16

U.S. health experts in Dallas were examining how many people may have been exposed to Ebola, just one day after the first case of the deadly virus was diagnosed in the United States.

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I was true friend to Muslims, Karadzic tells court

01 October 2014, 13:56

A defiant Radovan Karadzic on Wednesday told the Yugoslav war crimes court he was "a true friend" to Bosnia's Muslims, against whom he is accused of committing some of Europe's worst atrocities since World War II.

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Futures point to lower open on Ebola concerns

01 October 2014, 13:56

U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower open, as caution arose following the first diagnosis of a patient in the United States with Ebola.

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DR Congo Ebola outbreak has killed 42 since August: govt

01 October 2014, 13:52

The Democratic Republic of Congo raised its death toll from the dealy Ebola virus to 42 as it struggled to contain the second outbreak of the deadly disease in Africa this year.

Pot decriminalisation bill drafted in Jamaica

01 October 2014, 13:52

Jamaica's justice minister says that legislation has been drafted to decriminalise marijuana on the Caribbean island where the drug has been pervasive but prohibited for a century.

Zimbabwe firm eyes entrance into local insurance sector

01 October 2014, 12:55

A Zimbabwean insurance firm announced plans to expand to Nigeria where the sector is rated at US $1,5 billion.

Rare respiratory virus, paralysis spreading

01 October 2014, 12:55

An unusual respiratory virus has sickened more than 400 children across the United States, and the emergence of sudden paralysis in some Colorado youths is sparking concern among doctors.

Foreigners face tougher sentences in US courts: study

01 October 2014, 11:35

Foreigners in federal courts in the United States face harsher penalties and are more likely to be convicted than US citizens, a study has found.

US tracks family, contacts of Ebola patient

01 October 2014, 10:41

US authorities have begun tracking down family, friends and anyone else who may have come in close contact with a man who has been diagnosed with the first confirmed case of Ebola in the US.

1 400 US troops soon headed to Liberia for Ebola mission

01 October 2014, 10:41

The US military will send more than a thousand troops to Liberia in coming weeks as part of Washington’s effort to counter the Ebola outbreak in west Africa, the Pentagon says.

Africa's uneven health care becomes easy prey for Ebola

01 October 2014, 09:38

The disparity in African countries' ability to fight Ebola has left the continent fighting an uneven struggle against a disease that doesn't respect borders - yet simple measures could help

Ebola or not, Liberia's body disposers 'burn them all'

01 October 2014, 09:38

A short drive into the countryside from Liberia's capital city, a truck filled with corpses trundles up to a compound enclosed by high, blackened walls.

Mexico says Ghanaian patient shows no signs of Ebola virus

01 October 2014, 08:33

MEXICO CITY, Sept 30 - A 52-year-old man from Ghana who has been hospitalized in Mexico does not shows signs of the deadly Ebola virus, the country's health ministry said in a statement on Tuesday night.

Ebola case stokes concerns for Liberians in Texas

01 October 2014, 08:33

The first case of Ebola diagnosed in the U.S. has been confirmed in a man who recently traveled from Liberia to Dallas, sending chills through the area's West African community whose leaders urged caution to prevent spreading the virus.

First Ebola case diagnosed in US

01 October 2014, 07:39

A patient being treated at a Dallas hospital has tested positive for Ebola, the first case of the disease to be diagnosed in the United States, federal health officials have announced.

US field hospital rigged in Liberia

01 October 2014, 07:39

The US has delivered 2 mobile Ebola testing labs and started construction of a field hospital in Liberia.

Woman suffocates to death after buried alive

30 September 2014, 22:30

A Greek woman was buried alive by mistake after being diagnosed with cancer.

Sierra Leone crowds mistakenly celebrate 'end of Ebola'

30 September 2014, 21:27

Sierra Leone's government was forced to issue a statement denying that Ebola had been defeated, after hundreds to took to the streets in provinical towns to celebrate what they thought was the end of the epidemic.

Couple has threesome with sex doll

30 September 2014, 21:26

A couple has revealed that they share their sex life with several sex doll.

Children of Ebola dead shunned by families: UNICEF

30 September 2014, 20:29

Thousands of children who have lost parents to the west African Ebola epidemic risk are being shunned by frightened and suspicious relatives, the UN children's fund said.

Texas hospital isolates patient for Ebola tests

30 September 2014, 19:32

A patient with symptoms of Ebola has been placed in strict isolation at a Texas hospital, and test results are expected later.

Student stitches words 'I love you' on dog's skin

30 September 2014, 18:55

A fourth year veterinary student stitched the words 'I love you' onto a dog skin just to impress his girlfriend.

Families wait in agony for word on Ebola patients

30 September 2014, 18:31

First the ring tone echoed outside the barbed-wire-topped walls of the Ebola clinic.

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