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Mysterious fever worries doctors in Guinea

An outbreak of haemorrhagic fever has killed at least 23 people in Guinea's southeastern forest region since February, when the first case was reported, health authorities in the West African nation said.<p>At least 36 cases have been recorded by local health officials, said Sakoba Keita, the doctor …

S Korea, Japan leaders to meet at talks

<b>Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will meet South Korean President Park Geun-hye for the first time at a trilateral meeting with the US next week.</b><p>The talks come amid severe tensions over history issues and territorial disputes between the two neighbours.<p>The meeting will take place on the sidelines …

North Korea

Zuckerberg to Meet With Obama Today on NSA Spying

A week be­fore a key dead­line for re­form­ing cer­tain gov­ern­ment sur­veil­lance prac­tices, Pres­id­ent Obama will again meet Fri­day af­ter­noon …

Silicon Valley

Russia lawmakers vote to annex Crimea; U.S. steps up sanctions

Russia's lower house of parliament overwhelmingly approved a treaty Thursday to annex the Black Sea peninsula of Crimea from Ukraine, prompting tougher sanctions from the United States.<p>Russia responded with its own sanctions against a list of U.S. officials and lawmakers.<p>After Russian Foreign …

Arrivederci Rome: Venice Votes On Independence Referendum

ROME – While the referendum over Crimea’s secession from Ukraine continues to make headlines worldwide, a much lower-profile poll for independence is gaining momentum in Italy: the vote for the breakaway of Venice.<p>Residents of the northern Italian region of Veneto – Venice being its main city – are …

Europe

Malaysia Plane Search Is Race Against Time as Black Box Ticks Down

The search for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 is becoming a race against time as the plane's black box will ping for only a month, and …

Associated Press News

What America can learn about food sovereignty from Bolivia

A VERY IMPORTANT READ today published at Take Part. The article “Bolivia: A Country With No McDonald’s” (which has been true since 2002) focuses on …

Central African Republic: 'Massive scale ethnic cleansing'

The Central African Republic is ravaged by what some human rights groups are calling ethnic cleansing.<p>Mainly Muslim rebels seized power last year but after their leader was forced to stand down in January, Christian militias have been targeting Muslim civilians.<p>Newsnight's Tim Whewell has been in …

Africa

Colorado Governor: Federal Deportation Program Doesn't Always Deport The Right People

"What we had hoped was that the people being deported were violent criminals, and that hasn't always been the case," Gov. John Hickenlooper says.<p>DENVER — Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper said a federal deportation program in which state and local police work with federal immigration authorities to …

JOHN MCCAIN: Here Are 11 Things Obama Should Do About Ukraine Right Now

Arizona Republican Sen. John McCain, one of the Obama administration's foremost critics on its approach to the crisis in Ukraine, released a list of 11 specific steps he thinks the administration should take to further punish Russia on Tuesday.<p>McCain's statement came on the heels of the …

Russia

US police break up ring sharing indecent images of children

<b>Officials in the US have dismantled a huge international ring sharing indecent images of children - one of the largest such operations ever uncovered, American authorities say.</b><p>They say that 14 men running a secret, members-only website have been arrested.<p>About 250 children - mostly boys from the US …

Crime

Crimea events cause jitters in Poland

The events in Crimea are making some people in Poland anxious. Poland is sandwiched between the Ukraine to the southeast and the Russian enclave of Kaliningrad to the north.<p>Al Jazeera's Rory Challands reports from Warsaw.