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Gunmen attack; Ebola patients flee

Ebola patients fled during an attack at a health care facility in Monrovia, Liberia, on Saturday, Liberian National Police spokesman Sam Collins said.<p>All patients who ran away had Ebola, Collins said.<p>But some patients chose to stay at the facility. And by Monday, some who left had returned, he said.<p>…

South Korea launches military drill with US

South Korea and the United States have launched an annual military drill despite condemnation by North Korea, according to Seoul's defence ministry.<p>The beginning of the "Ulchi Freedom Guardian" exercise, which will last until August 29, came as Pope Francis led a mass for inter-reconciliation in …

Russia and Ukraine ministers to meet in Berlin for ceasefire talks

Russian and Ukrainian foreign ministers are meeting in Berlin for the first time in weeks for talks aimed at ending the conflict in eastern Ukraine, where there was heavy fighting over the weekend for control of the city of Luhansk.<p>The meeting between Pavlo Klimkin of Ukraine and Russia's Sergei …

Kurdish militants train hundreds of Yazidis to fight Islamic State

SERIMLI MILITARY BASE Syria (Reuters) - Kurdish militants have trained hundreds of Yazidi volunteers at several camps inside Syria to fight Islamic State forces in Iraq, a member of the armed Kurdish YPG and a Reuters photographer who visited a training camp said on Sunday.<p>The photographer spend …

Pope calls on North and South Korea to reject suspicion and embrace peace

Pope Francis challenges all Koreans to reject the mindset of suspicion and forge peace at end of 1st Asia trip<p>Pope Francis wrapped up his first trip to Asia on Monday by challenging Koreans -from the North and the South – to reject the "mindset of suspicion and confrontation" that cloud their …

Looting of Ebola Clinic in Liberia Sparks Fresh Infection Fears

Liberian health officials are worried the deadly Ebola virus will spread after mattresses and sheets with suspected patients’ blood stains were …