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More than 1 million affected by Ebola outbreak: WHO

With more than one million people affected by the current Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the World Health Organisation has warned that there is "no early end in sight" to the severe health crisis......

Can the deadly Ebola virus come to India?

With Ebola claiming at least 932 lives and infecting more than 1,700 people since breaking out in west Africa earlier this year, the World Health Organisation has declared it to be a “public......

Turkish cargo ship with 24 Indians hijacked off Gabon coast

A Turkish oil-chemical tanker with an all Indian crew of 24 has been hijacked by pirates off the coast of the West African nation Gabon. MV Cotton, the Malta-flagged vessel, was taken over by......

UN asks countries not to turn away refugees

With the unrest in Africa and West Asia triggering a refugee deluge, the United Nations on Tuesday urged countries to welcome millions of such asylum seekers fleeing threats to their lives and not......

UN declares Ebola outbreak 'threat to peace and security'

Volunteer Ruth Atkins receives an injection of the Ebola vaccine, at the Oxford Vaccine Group Centre for Clinical Vaccinology and Tropical Medicine in Oxford, southern England. Photographs:......

Panasonic to make India a regional hub from next month

Panasonic is making its Indian operations a regional hub with markets like West Asia, Africa and neighbouring countries set to become a part of the new entity with effect from next month. The......

Pepsi, Coca-Cola's Indian knights to lock horns in key markets

PepsiCo Inc on Monday appointed Sanjeev Chadha as chief executive officer for Asia, West Asia and Africa. As incharge of PepsiCo’s operations in 90 of the 200 countries where the company is......

AV Birla Group eyes Lafarge's S-Africa biz

After West Asia and Bangladesh, it may well be the fast growing South African market that the $35 billion Aditya Birla Group will enter to globalise its cement operations further. According to......

Bahrain unrest gets to Indian banks

The escalating tensions in Bahrain following the recent unrest in West Asia and North Africa have prompted Indian banks to put on hold their expansion plans in the island nation.Bahrain has of late......

West Asian crisis means gold's glitter is here to stay

Gold prices touched a new high of $1,445.30 an ounce on Monday amid unrest in North Africa and West Asia. With oil and other major commodities also continuing their ascent, what does that mean......

South Africa tour will be Pujara's baptism by fire

After impressive scores against New Zealand, Australia and West Indies on docile Indian conditions, Cheteshwar Pujara will adapt well and prove himself on the challenging tracks of South Africa,......

Ingram guides SA in semis

The West Indies-South Africa match was virtually a quarter-final match. The winner goes through to the next round. In the end it was South Africa, who inched their way into the semis courtesy of a......

PHOTOS: South Africa vs West Indies, Champions Trophy

South Africa scraped through to the semi-final of the Champions Trophy despite their Group B match against the West Indies ending in a tie under the Duckworth/Lewis method in Cardiff on Friday.-......

Steyn passed fit for West Indies clash

South Africa pace bowler Dale Steyn has been passed fit for Friday's winner-takes-all Champions Trophy Group B clash against West Indies in Cardiff. A side strain kept Steyn out of South Africa's......

Women's WC: Windies scrape past South Africa

The West Indies made heavy weather of a reasonably easy chase before clinching an two-wicket victory over South Africa in their first Super Six match of the ICC Women's Cricket World Cup in......
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dont ho
Q. What do you think about India's North East India? Have you been there? How was your experience?
Dont Ho:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-do-you-think-about-indias-north-east-india-have-you-bee/27148316/answers/

Mahesh Gopal Shanbhag
Q. How to improve one's observation ?
Mahesh Gopal Shanbhag:  A. It\'s not just india. "Women in Pakistan are killed like hens; they have no way to escape and no say in what happens to them" ', -A...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/how-to-improve-ones-observation-/27092650/answers/27148325

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Q. What is the capital of Cote d'Ivoire?
Pravin:  A. Improved-', Bangladesh didn't have test status in the ninetys. The current situation is that they've just won a test series against *once mighty*...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-the-capital-of-cote-divoire/26985994/answers/27092653

Inquisitive
Q. Why the Indian cricket team performing so badly in South Africa? Is it result of too much domestic cricket in India?
Inquisitive:  A. Yamoussoukro (In west Africa) more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-the-indian-cricket-team-performing-so-badly-in-south-afr/26839478/answers/26986020

Union Tango
Q. Which ocean is to the west of Africa?
Union Tango:  A. no. west indies and south africa were being treated as similar opponents by our players. so they are brought down to earth now. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-ocean-is-to-the-west-of-africa/26796111/answers/26839487

  Web results for West Africa
U.S. forecasts more than 500,000 Ebola cases in West Africa

We welcome comments that advance the story through relevant opinion, anecdotes, links and data. If you see a comment that you believe is irrelevant... ...

http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INhealth/~3/vPZX9A48ru4/us-health-ebola-idINKCN0HI2A120140923
Myanmar must realise its importance

Myanmar is not just one of the neighbours of India. As Myint U Thant suggests — Myanmar is where China meets India. He goes on to assert that... ...

http://www.mydigitalfc.com/op-ed/myanmar-must-realise-its-importance-505
Ebola cases to explode without drastic action WHO

The Ebola epidemic is set to explode unless the response is radically intensified, the WHO said on Tuesday, warning that hundreds of thousands... ...

http://hindustantimes.com.feedsportal.com/c/33818/f/608449/s/3ec1061f/sc/11/l/0L0Shindustantimes0N0Cworld0Enews0Cebola0Ecases0Eto0Eexplode0Ewithout0Edrastic0Eaction0Ewho0Carticle10E12676630Baspx/story01.htm
Obama says this is not America's fight alone

NEW YORK: For President Barack Obama, the participation of five Arab nations in air strikes against militants in Syria marked an unexpected foreign... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/world/middle-east/War-against-ISIS-Obama-says-this-is-not-Americas-fight-alone/articleshow/43261584.cms
Spain's El Hierro island named Unesco Geopark

The island of El Hierro, one of the Spanish owned Canary Islands in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of West Africa, has been named as a Geopark by... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a492045.html

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