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Scores feared lost after boat sinks off #Libya

Libyan authorities have recovered at least 20 bodies off the coast of the capital, Tripoli, after a boat carrying up to 200 migrants from sub-Saharan Africa went missing at sea.

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Deadly air strikes target fighters in Tripoli

Two air strikes by unidentified planes have targeted positions of government-aligned fighters in Libya's capital, Tripoli, residents and a militia spokesman said.

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#WHO warns of W Africa's #Ebola 'shadow zones'

Families hiding infected loved ones and the existence of "shadow zones" where medics cannot go mean the West African Ebola epidemic is even bigger than thought, the World Health Organisation has said.

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African nations tighten #Ebola travel bans

African countries have tightened travel curbs in an effort to contain the Ebola outbreak, ignoring World Health Organisation (WHO) warnings that such measures could heighten shortages of food and basic supplies in affected areas.

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Boko Haram seizes another Nigerian town

Boko Haram has seized control of a town in northeastern Nigeria, the latest to fall into the armed group's hands in the crisis-hit region, witnesses and a local official have said.

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#Liberia overwhelmed by number of #Ebola dead

The crematorium in Liberia's capital Monrovia is being overwhelmed by the number of dead Ebola victims being brought in, the Red Cross has said.

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Ex-head of Nigeria's anti-graft body defects

Nigeria's former anti-corruption chief Nuhu Ribadu has defected to the ruling People's Democratic Party to contest a state election.

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European peacekeepers in CAR gun battle

Fighting between international peacekeepers in the capital of Central African Republic and local armed men has killed one Red Cross volunteer and injured at least 31 people, according to emergency services.

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Scores killed as Arab tribes clash in #Darfur

Scores of people have been killed in fresh clashes between two Arab tribes in Sudan's troubled western region of Darfur, witnesses from the rival camps have said.

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#Liberia declares curfew in #Ebola battle

Liberia's government has imposed a nationwide night curfew in an effort to prevent the spread of the deadly Ebola virus, state radio said.

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