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Nigeria isolates Lagos hospital where Ebola victim died

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LAGOS - The Nigerian city of Lagos on Monday shut down and quarantined a hospital where a man died of Ebola in the first recorded case of the highly infectious disease in Africa's most populous country.

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Bomb attack on church in Nigeria's Kano kills five 27 Jul 2014

KANO - A bomb attack on a Catholic church in northern Nigeria's main city of Kano killed five people and wounded eight on Sunday, a senior police officer said.

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Bad weather seen as probable cause of Air Algerie crash 27 Jul 2014

PARIS/BAMAKO - Poor weather was the most likely cause of the crash of an Air Algerie flight in the West African country of Mali that killed all 118 people on board, French officials said on Friday.

Families mourn victims of Air Algerie crash in Mali 27 Jul 2014

PARIS/BAMAKO - Family members of those killed on the Air Algerie flight that crashed in Mali were taken to the wreckage to grieve on Saturday as French President Francois Hollande announced three days of mourning. | Video

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Bad weather seen as probable cause of Air Algerie crash 26 Jul 2014

PARIS/BAMAKO - Poor weather was the most likely cause of the crash of an Air Algerie flight in the West African country of Mali that killed all 118 people on board, French officials said on Friday.

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Ebola centre in Sierra Leona under guard after protest march 26 Jul 2014

FREETOWN - Police were guarding an Ebola treatment centre in Sierra Leone on Saturday, the day after thousands marched on the clinic following allegations by a former nurse the deadly virus was invented to conceal "cannibalistic rituals" there, a regional police chief said.