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Sep 25, 2014

States at U.N. say ready to help Libya combat Islamist militants

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – A group of mainly Western and Arab states expressed readiness on Thursday to help Libya’s government combat a growing presence of Islamic militant groups in the North African country.

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon convened a high-level meeting on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly to discuss the conflict in Libya, which is suffering its worst violence since the overthrow of Muammar Gaddafi in 2011.

Sep 25, 2014

World must do more to battle Ebola in West Africa: Obama

NEW YORK/FREETOWN (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama on Thursday called on more nations to help fight the world’s worst outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus, saying hundreds of thousands of lives were at stake.

The warning came shortly after the World Health Organisation gave a rare hint of optimism in the West African crisis, announcing that the spread of the disease in Guinea appeared to have stabilised.

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      "I am a Reuters correspondent at the United Nations in New York. I have also covered general news for Reuters in the United States, Afghanistan, Australia, South East Asia and the Pacific. Before joining Reuters more than a decade ago, I had a two year stint at The Scotsman newspaper in Edinburgh, Scotland and began my career at The Border Mail newspaper in Albury/Wodonga in Australia."
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