PSG drawn with Barcelona, Ajax, Apoel in Champions League group stages; Monaco draw Benfica, Zenit, Bayer Leverkusen
WEST AFRICA - EBOLA
New Ebola case in Nigeria brings death toll to 1,552The current Ebola outbreak in West Africa could infect more than 20,000 people, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday in a bleak assessment of the deadly disease.
FRANCE - SIERRA LEONE
Air France suspends flights to Ebola-stricken Sierra LeoneThe three nations at the centre of the west African Ebola outbreak were left increasingly isolated Thursday as more airlines suspended flights to the crisis zone.
Liberia sacks ministers who left amid Ebola outbreakLiberia's leader has sacked ministers and senior government officials who defied an order to return to the west African nation to lead the fight against the deadly Ebola outbr...
Rebels 'shoot down' UN helicopter in South SudanA South Sudanese rebel commander who warned the United Nations not to fly over his territory shot down a UN helicopter Tuesday, charged a spokesman for a state governor.
Egypt, UAE carried out airstrikes in Libya, says USEgypt and the United Arab Emirates were responsible for carrying out two series of air strikes in the past week on armed Islamist factions in Tripoli, Libya, US officials said on M...
Thousands flee Nigeria after Boko Haram seizes border townA Boko Haram attack on a border town in northeast Nigeria forced thousands of people to flee on Monday, in a fresh assault indicating the militants' growing ability to strike...
DR Congo confirms first cases of EbolaThe Democratic Republic of Congo on Sunday confirmed its first two cases this year of Ebola but claimed they were unrelated to the epidemic ravaging West Africa.
Islamist fighters seize Tripoli airport'Islamist fighters in the Fajr Libya coalition said on Saturday they have captured Tripoli's battered international airport after many days of clashes with nationalist militiam...
CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC
Central African Republic announces coalition cabinetThe prime minister of the Central African Republic unveiled his new government on Friday, a broad coalition which includes representatives from rival armed groups.
FRANCE - WEST AFRICA
Fear of Ebola sky-high among Air France workersDespite recent accounts of patients recovering from Ebola, the death toll from the epidemic in West Africa continues to rise. Air France employees told FRANCE 24 they have serious...
Ebola death toll passes 1,200 as UN delivers West African aidCases in West Africa’s Ebola outbreak this year have risen to 2,240, including 1,229 deaths, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Tuesday, reporting the toll in four stricke...
Patients flee as armed men attack Liberian Ebola centreArmed men claiming that "there's no Ebola" in Liberia raided a quarantine centre for the deadly disease in Monrovia overnight, prompting at least 20 patients infecte...
Kenya to suspend entry from Ebola-hit Guinea, Liberia, Sierra LeoneKenya on Saturday said it is closing its borders for travellers coming from Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, the three countries worst hit by the Ebola epidemic.
UN peacekeepers killed in suicide attack in northern MaliTwo UN peacekeepers were killed and nine others were injured in a suicide attack on a patrol base in northern Mali, the UN peacekeeping mission (MINUSMA) said on Saturday.