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WWI 100th Anniversary: UK Taxpayers Still Paying £2bn War Loans to Secret Bankers

It's a century since the outbreak of the First World War but British taxpayers are still paying for their country's part in it – and a handful of …

Sierra Leone, Liberia deploy troops as Ebola toll hits 887 | Reuters

FREETOWN/MONROVIA (Reuters) - Hundreds of troops deployed in Sierra Leone and Liberia on Monday to quarantine communities hit by the deadly Ebola virus, as the death toll from the worst-ever outbreak reached 887 and three new cases were reported in Nigeria.<p>With healthcare systems in the West Africa …

New Nigeria videos 'show military abuses'

Graphic new video footage from northeastern Nigeria shows the country's military carrying out abuses against civilians as part of their fight against the armed group Boko Haram, human rights group Amnesty International has said.<p>One video, obtained by Amnesty and released on Tuesday, shows what …

Israeli army announces total retreat from Gaza as ceasefire begins

Israeli military announces that all forces will have completed their withdrawal from Gaza at the start of the latest ceasefire agreed with Hamas in Cairo<p>A ceasefire between Israel and Hamas meant to last at least three days has taken effect in the Gaza Strip.<p>The truce was agreed to by both sides in …

Scottish independence: UK leaders pledge parliament powers

<b>The Scottish Parliament would be granted more powers over tax and social security if voters rejected independence, David Cameron, Ed Miliband and Nick Clegg have said.</b><p>The leaders have published a joint declaration backing the "strengthening" of the Scottish Parliament.<p>A spokeswoman for Scottish …