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May 24, 2015 09:12PM

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May 24, 2015 09:12PM

Sierra Leone marks grim Ebola anniversary

A nurse wearing personal protective equipment assists an ebola patient at the Kenema treatment center in Sierra Leone run by the Red Cross Society on November 15, 2014On May 24 last year a pregnant woman and an older housewife staggered into Kenema hospital in eastern Sierra Leone and were diagnosed within a day as the country's first Ebola cases. Both women had attended the funeral of a widely-respected faith healer known as Mendinor, whose "powers" were renowned on both sides of Sierra Leone's border with Guinea. The grandmother, whose real name was Finda Nyuma, had been treating sick patients in her home village, a diamond-mining town just a few hours' walk from Gueckedou in Guinea, where the outbreak began in December 2013.


May 24, 2015 04:07PM

Soccer-Second player death in Argentina in 10 days

Atletico Parana defender Cristian Gomez died on his way to hospital after collapsing on the pitch during a match on Sunday, the second such death to hit Argentine soccer in 10 days. The 27-year-old Gomez stumbled several times before falling unconscious after half an hour of the second-tier Primera B Nacional match against Boca Unidos in the northeastern city of Corrientes. This is totally unexpected, unbelievable ... he'd never had anything wrong with him," match supervisor Ramon Gomez said.

May 24, 2015 02:11PM

In North Korea, men call the shots, women make the money

File photo of a woman standing in a gift shop in central Rason city, part of the special economic zone northeast of PyongyangBy Ju-min Park SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea is a militarized, male-dominated society, but it is women who are making the money as the insular nation allows an unofficial market-based economy to take shape. Women earn more than 70 percent of household income in North Korea, mainly as traders in the informal markets that have proliferated in recent years, research by the South Korean government-run Korea Institute for National Unification (KINU) found. "We North Koreans say men are fighting on the socialism front but women are fighting in the battle of life," said a 26-year-old surnamed Jung who fled to South Korea in 2012 and regularly sends money north to support her mother's gray-market business raising pigs and selling corn-based alcohol.


May 24, 2015 07:05AM

Motor racing-Rosberg takes surprise Monaco hat trick

(Fixes headline) MONACO, May 24 (Reuters) - Nico Rosberg took a surprise hat-trick of Monaco Grand Prix victories on Sunday after Mercedes blew championship-leading team mate Lewis Hamilton's chances with a late pitstop while he was leading. The result, with Hamilton third after leading for 64 of the 78 laps after starting on pole, slashed the Briton's lead over German rival Rosberg to 10 points after six of 19 races. Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel finished second.

May 23, 2015 02:14PM

Burundi opposition figure shot dead in capital: activist

By Clement Manirabarusha and Njuwa Maina BUJUMBURA (Reuters) - A Burundi opposition figure and his bodyguard were shot dead in the capital by gunmen on Saturday, a civil society activist and residents said, adding to tensions after a month of protests against President Pierre Nkurunziza's bid for a third term. Zedi Feruzi, the head of opposition party UPD, and his bodyguard were killed in the Ngagara district, Anshere Nikoyagize, the head of the civil society group Ligue ITEKA, told Reuters. Burundi is facing its deepest crisis since the end of an ethnically fueled civil war in 2005.

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May 22, 2015 02:36PM

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May 22, 2015 07:59AM

The men who wear white hats to save lives

The White Helmets, a humanitarian organization, has saved 18,000 lives in three years and recently been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize.

May 22, 2015 06:27AM

Meet the White Helmets

May 22, 2015 11:48AM

Fighting off fear with jiujitsu

May 22, 2015 06:28AM

Why more women are going 'Wild'

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