Publication: Al Jazeera

First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 34 mins ago - 1 reports

Ebola claims more victims in west Africa

Ebola continues to spread in Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea, with a combined 44 new cases and 21 deaths between July 6 and 8, the World Health Organisation has said.This brought the total in West Africa's first outbreak of the deadly disease to 888 ... [Published Al Jazeera - 4 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 54 mins ago - 2 reports

Iraq divided over control of Kirkuk

Kirkuk, Iraq - Massoud Barzani, president of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), addressed the Kurdish parliament earlier this month, requesting that its members begin preparations to hold a referendum on Kurdish independence.In a closed session, ... [Published Al Jazeera - 1 hour ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 3 reports

Gaza toll passes 100 as Israel raids continue

At least 101 people have been killed as Israel's bombardment of Gaza entered its fourth day, with the latest attack killing five people in Rafah as rescuers were trying to free those trapped in the ruins of a building.The air raid in Rafah on Friday came ... [Published Al Jazeera - 2 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Ghani commits to Afghanistan vote audit

Afghan presidential candidate Ashraf Ghani has said he is committed to an "intensive and extensive" audit of votes to resolve a political standoff with his rival, Abdullah Abdullah.His comments on Friday came before the start of a meeting with the US ... [Published Al Jazeera - 4 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Injured Palestinians cross into Egypt

The Rafah border crossing between Egypt and Gaza opened on Thursday to allow injured Palestinians to receive medical treatment. The move came after Israel dramatically escalated its aerial assault in Gaza.Al Jazeera's Stefanie Dekker reports from the ... [Published Al Jazeera - 6 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Splits emerge among Iraq's Sunni rebels

Reports have emerged of fighters from the Islamic State group arresting former Baathists and other Sunni rebels who share the aim of toppling the Iraqi government.Many Sunni Arabs have joined fighters loyal to the self-proclaimed caliph, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, ... [Published Al Jazeera - 6 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

HIV detected in 'cured' baby

A toddler who scientists believed was “functionally cured” of HIV after receiving antiretroviral therapy within days of her birth has shown detectable levels of the HIV virus,  according to the doctors who are treating her .The child, whose mother didn’t ... [Published Al Jazeera - 6 hours ago]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated 8 hours ago - 2 reports

India's 'growth' budget

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley vowed to lift economic growth to 7 or 8 percent within the next three years and to limit the budget deficit to 4.1 percent of gross domestic product, a goal some analysts have called unrealistic.Expectations had been high ... [Published Al Jazeera - 18 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

UN removes dozens of staff from Libya

The United Nations has removed dozens of staff from Libya amid deteriorating security conditions in the strife-torn country.Samir Ghattas, a spokesperson for the UN Support Mission in Libya, told Al Jazeera that "several dozen" of the mission's more than ... [Published Al Jazeera - 21 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Germany asks top US spy to leave the country

Germany has taken the unusual step of asking the top US intelligence official in Berlin to leave the country, following two reported cases of suspected US spying and a yearlong row over eavesdropping by the National Security Agency.Thursday's move reflects ... [Published Al Jazeera - 21 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

'We were never treated as people'

Corinth, Greece - Azher Abbas’ capture reads like a grim version of a classic fairy tale. "There was a knock at the door, and a voice outside said, ‘I am a boss, I have work; come out and work.’"It was the pre-dawn hour, when farmers in provincial towns ... [Published Al Jazeera - 23 hours ago]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 3 reports

World reacts to the conflict in Gaza

The international community remains sharply divided as an Israeli army offensive in Gaza that has killed scores enters its third day, and Palestinian fighters fire rockets at a number of cities in Israel.At least 81 Palestinians have died in airstrikes ... [Published Al Jazeera - Jul 10 2014]

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Maliki has insisted, however, that Article 140 has not been implemented and that a Kurdish referendum should not be carried out, stating: "We will not stop until we control the areas that were seized from us."
"This time around, once again, civilians are bearing the brunt of the conflict. I urge all sides to steadfastly respect their obligations under international human rights law and international humanitarian law to protect civilians."
"The country is now divided literally into three states; Kurdish; a black state [the area controlled by the Islamic State group] and Baghdad."

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Iraq divided over control of Kirkuk [Published Al Jazeera - 1 hour ago]
Gaza toll passes 100 as Israel raids continue [Published Al Jazeera - 2 hours ago]
Kurds 'quit Iraq government' in Maliki snub [Published Al Jazeera - 2 hours ago]
US complicity in Israel's attack on Gaza [Published Al Jazeera - 3 hours ago]
Ghani commits to Afghanistan vote audit [Published Al Jazeera - 4 hours ago]
Ebola claims more victims in west Africa [Published Al Jazeera - 4 hours ago]
Splits emerge among Iraq's Sunni rebels [Published Al Jazeera - 6 hours ago]
Palestinian journalists under Israeli fire [Published Al Jazeera - 6 hours ago]
Injured Palestinians cross into Egypt [Published Al Jazeera - 6 hours ago]
HIV detected in 'cured' baby [Published Al Jazeera - 6 hours ago]
India's 'growth' budget [Published Al Jazeera - 18 hours ago]
UN removes dozens of staff from Libya [Published Al Jazeera - 21 hours ago]
Germany asks top US spy to leave the country [Published Al Jazeera - 21 hours ago]
'We were never treated as people' [Published Al Jazeera - 23 hours ago]
Russia's Ukraine ceasefire calls get backing [Published Al Jazeera - Jul 10 2014]
The slow death of Turkish higher education [Published Al Jazeera - Jul 10 2014]
The myth of the caliphate and the Islamic State [Published Al Jazeera - Jul 10 2014]
World reacts to the conflict in Gaza [Published Al Jazeera - Jul 10 2014]
China dismisses Macau democracy 'referendum' [Published Al Jazeera - Jul 10 2014]
India's new government unveils reform budget [Published Al Jazeera - Jul 10 2014]
Death toll climbs as Israel bombards Gaza [Published Al Jazeera - Jul 10 2014]
Indonesia's Jokowi urges no poll celebrations [Published Al Jazeera - Jul 10 2014]
Several killed in US drone strike on Pakistan [Published Al Jazeera - Jul 10 2014]
Israel's next step in Gaza [Published Al Jazeera - Jul 10 2014]
Children killed in shooting at US home [Published Al Jazeera - Jul 10 2014]
Young migrants risk lives to cross US border [Published Al Jazeera - Jul 10 2014]
Brazilians watch in horror as team trounced [Published Al Jazeera - Jul 10 2014]
Are US colleges ignoring sexual assaults? [Published Al Jazeera - Jul 10 2014]
Anger as Germany finds second US spy suspect [Published Al Jazeera - Jul 10 2014]
UK finds cooling reduces baby brain damage [Published Al Jazeera - Jul 10 2014]
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