Alisha Meyer

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Climate Week is ending. What next?

A week of climate-themed events, public demonstrations, and diplomatic speeches on clean energy is coming to a close. What did the world accomplish …

Air France pilots call off two-week strike

Air France pilots have ended a two-week strike that paralysed the country's flagship airline, and was triggered by a dispute over new contracts relating to a new low-cost operation.<p>"I can confirm that the SNPL (the airline's main union) has decided to put an end to the strike," Julien Doboz, a …

Why The CDC Thinks 1.4 Million People Might Contract Ebola By February

A crash course in modeling the outbreak of a deadly disease<p>Last June, the Kenema Government Hospital in Sierra Leone built a temporary ward in anticipation of an influx of Ebola patients. The makeshift building was covered with thin, tin metal sheets, haphazardly held to the walls by wire …

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Transmissions of hope through Cairo’s satellite dishes

In a balcony that views “the endless sea of dirty brown satellite dishes,” the American writer Jason Stoneking’s conversation with Egyptian artist …

Islamic State crisis: Al-Nusra issues threat over air strikes

<b>Syrian militant group al-Nusra Front has denounced US-led air strikes as "a war against Islam".</b><p>In an online statement, the al-Qaeda-linked group called on jihadists around the world to target Western and Arab countries involved.<p>It comes as the US and other nations widened air strikes against …

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Judge rules against billionaire in beach dispute

A Northern California judge ruled Wednesday against a Silicon Valley billionaire who had shut down public access to a beach beloved by surfers and swimmers, ordering him to reopen his private road to the beach.<p>San Mateo County Superior Court Judge Barbara Mallach ruled that venture capitalist Vinod …

Bonfire of the ebola victims: The bones and ashes of 700 plague victims lie in a mound next to incinerators imported from Britain - just one of the macabre scenes that reveal the true toll of the world's deadliest virus...

• IAN BIRRELL reports from the ebola ravaged capital of Liberia<br>• Official death toll has passed 3,000 – but could be up to 9,000<br>• The WHO has warned of …