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Guinea offers $10,000 to families of health workers killed by Ebola
Guinea offers $10,000 to families of health workers killed by Ebola

The families of every Guinean health worker who has died in the Ebola outbreak will be compensated for their loss with $10,000.

Guinea offers $10,000 to families of health workers killed by Ebola
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Peace Corps withdraws from W. Africa over Ebola fears

The US Peace Corps announced it was pulling hundreds of volunteers from Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone due to growing concerns over the spread of the deadly Ebola epidemic raging in West Africa.

Peace Corps withdraws from W. Africa over Ebola fears
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At least 24 dead in Guinea rap concert stampede: hospital

A stampede during a rap concert on a Conakry beach left at least 24 people dead, Guinean hospital officials said.

At least 24 dead in Guinea rap concert stampede: hospital
Guinea battles to contain Ebola as death toll rises
Guinea battles to contain Ebola as death toll rises

Guinea raced to contain a spiralling Ebola epidemic spreading from its southern forests to the capital Conakry, as the death toll rose to 78 and neighbouring Senegal closed its border.

Guinea battles to contain Ebola as death toll rises
Ebola epidemic spreads to Guinea's capital: UNICEF
Ebola epidemic spreads to Guinea's capital: UNICEF

An Ebola epidemic which has already killed dozens of people in Guinea's southern forests has spread to the capital Conakry, the United Nations Children's Fund said on Sunday.

Ebola epidemic spreads to Guinea's capital: UNICEF
Guinea president decrees new government
Guinea president decrees new government

Guinea's President Alpha Conde late Monday issued a decree forming a new government keeping in place his prime minister and over half the cabinet members, but excluding any opposition figures.

Guinea president decrees new government
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Kazakhstan representative at Miss Tourism 2013 unveiled

Assel Turzhanova will represent Kazakhstan at the Miss Tourism 2013.

Kazakhstan representative at Miss Tourism 2013 unveiled
Guinea to elect parliament as ethnic tensions simmer
Guinea to elect parliament as ethnic tensions simmer

Guineans will on Saturday vote in the first parliamentary elections in the troubled west African nation in over a decade, after months of delays and a campaign plagued by deadly unrest.

Guinea to elect parliament as ethnic tensions simmer
Guinea's President Alpha Conde. ©REUTERS/Christian Hartmann
UN Security Council worried by 'volatile' Guinea

The UN Security Council on Monday expressed concern over "volatile" events in Guinea in the runup to a bitterly contested election in June.

UN Security Council worried by 'volatile' Guinea

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