New changes in UN Security Council may serve Palestinian cause: official

January 3, 2016 by · Comments Off on New changes in UN Security Council may serve Palestinian cause: official 

RAMALLAH, Jan. 2 — The new changes in the United Nations Security Council may serve the Palestinian cause, a senior official in Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) said on Saturday.

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Zarif receives Algeria, Thailand, Senegal new envoys

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TEHRAN, March 9 — Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in separate meetings with Algeria, Thailand and Senegal new envoys, underlined Tehran's readiness to expand ties with them.

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Expert calls for speeding up procedures to find Ebola vaccine

January 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on Expert calls for speeding up procedures to find Ebola vaccine 

DAKAR, Jan. 23 — Prof. Souleymane Mboup, the co-chair of the organizing committee of the Dakar Forum held from Jan. 19 to 20, has called for acceleration of procedures to find the treatment and vaccine for Ebola virus.

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Ebola virus death toll nears 8,500 – WHO

January 15, 2015 by · Comments Off on Ebola virus death toll nears 8,500 – WHO 

GENEVA, Jan. 15 — The number of people killed by the Ebola virus has reached 8,429, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in a report Wednesday.

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Russia develops four Ebola vaccines: Health Minister

December 5, 2014 by · Comments Off on Russia develops four Ebola vaccines: Health Minister 

MOSCOW, Dec. 4 — Four vaccines against the Ebola virus are currently being developed by Russian scientists, one of them is already undergoing clinical tests, Russian Health Minister Veronika Skvortsova said Thursday.

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First Italian Ebola patient undergoes experimental treatment

November 26, 2014 by · Comments Off on First Italian Ebola patient undergoes experimental treatment 

ROME, Nov 26 — An Italian doctor, who was flown home on Tuesday after testing positive for the Ebola virus in Sierra Leone, was being treated with an experimental medicine here, local media reported.

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Mali confirms two new Ebola cases ahead of opening of UN office: UN spokesman

November 26, 2014 by · Comments Off on Mali confirms two new Ebola cases ahead of opening of UN office: UN spokesman 

UNITED NATIONS, Nov. 26 — Mali has confirmed two new cases of Ebola, bringing to eight the total of cases in the West African nation, days ahead of the opening of a new UN Ebola response office to support the country's efforts to fight and contain the virus, a UN spokesman said here on Tuesday.

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UK sends 30 volunteers to West Africa to help contain Ebola: reports

November 24, 2014 by · Comments Off on UK sends 30 volunteers to West Africa to help contain Ebola: reports 

MOSCOW, Nov. 23 — A cohort of about 30 UK health workers, all volunteers, are set to depart to West Africa to help with the treatment of the Ebola virus, Sky News reported Saturday.

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World Bank to support Kenyan volunteers in Ebola-hit West Africa

October 29, 2014 by · Comments Off on World Bank to support Kenyan volunteers in Ebola-hit West Africa 

NAIROBI, Oct. 29 — The World Bank will offer financial support to Kenyans who have volunteered to travel to Ebola-hit West Africa countries to tackle the virus, a visiting World Bank top official said on Tuesday.

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