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Libya seeks Arab help as terrorism concerns grow

As Libya’s official government asks for military help to tackle rival militias, analysts warn the country is on the verge of breaking apart. There are also fears over Libya’s role as an exporter of terror
January 7, 2015

Tanker of Greek interests targeted; two crew members dead

A Liberia-flagged tanker of Greek interests was attacked at a Libyan port by an unidentified military aircraft resulting into the death of a 29 year-old Greek and a foreign national, both crew members.
January 6, 2015

Ebola vaccine 'promising in African populations'

The first-ever trial of an Ebola vaccine in Africa shows promising initial results, according to a report in the Lancet medical journal.
BBC: December 23, 2014

Ebola crisis: Sierra Leone bodies found piled up in Kono

Health officials in Sierra Leone have discovered scores of bodies in a remote diamond-mining area, raising fears that the scale of the Ebola outbreak may have been underreported.
BBC: December 11, 2014

Egypt strengthens relations with India and Greece

Minister of International Cooperation Naglaa Al-Ahwany met on Thursday with Navdeep Suri, India’s ambassador to Egypt, to discuss ways to strengthen relations between Egypt and India, according to a ministry statement.
Daily News Egypt: December 6, 2014

Ebola crisis: Huge risk of spread - UN's Tony Banbury

The UN's Ebola mission chief in West Africa tells the BBC that there is still a "huge risk" that the deadly virus could spread to other countries.
BBC: December 1, 2014

Ebola test offering 15-minute results on trial in Guinea

A 15-minute blood and saliva test for Ebola is to be trialled in Guinea, it has been announced.
BBC: November 28, 2014

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.
AllAfrica.com: 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