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    Ebola Is Rapidly Mutating As It Spreads Across West Africa

    For the first time, scientists have been able to follow the spread of an Ebola outbreak almost in real time, by sequencing the virus’ genome from people in Sierra Leone. The findings, published Thursday in the journal Science, offer new insights into how the outbreak started in West Africa and how fast the virus is mutating. A

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    Ebola could infect 20,000 people within months

    The deadly Ebola outbreak in West Africa could infect more than 20,000 people before it is brought under control, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned. The dire prediction came as more than 3,000 people had been registered as being infected with the virus. However the WHO said the true figure could be much higher.

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    In Israel, concern as Qaeda-linked rebels seize Syrian side of border

    The IDF Northern Command is closely following the recent developments along Syria-Israel border, after Syrian rebel forces, including members of the al-Qaeda-affiliated Jabhat al-Nusra, which is considered more radical than Hamas, on Wednesday seized the Syrian side of the border crossing with Israel in the Golan Heights.  The fate of the 43 UN peacekeeping troops

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    IDF on high alert in Golan Heights

    As a result of the fighting on the Syrian side of the Golan Heights, the level of alert was raised on the Israeli side, an army spokesperson said Thursday, without confirming that it had been increased to the highest level The announcement follows several incidents in the area, including the capture and execution of 160 Syrian soldiers by the

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    Satellite images show Russian troops operating in Ukraine

    NATO has released satellite images which it says show Russian combat forces, armed with heavy weapons, engaged in military operations in Ukraine. Well over 1,000 Russian troops are operating inside Ukraine, marking a significant escalation of Moscow’s military involvement in the country, NATO said. “Over the past two weeks we have noted a significant escalation

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    Moscow Ridicules NATO’s Images of Alleged Russian Troops in Ukraine

    Moscow sees no sense in commenting on what NATO calls that it has satellite shots of Russian troops in Ukraine, Russia’s Defense Ministry spokesman Maj. Gen. Igor Konashenkov said Thursday. “You know, it has become ridiculous… If earlier, someone would at least put their names to those images, be it Breedlove, Rasmussen, or even Lungescu, now, they

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    U.S. banking group says unaware of any ‘significant’ cyber attack

    An influential U.S. financial services industry group that shares information about cyber threats has said it is unaware of any “significant” cyber attacks, downplaying concerns about possible breaches at JPMorgan Chase & Co and other banks. The group, known as the Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center, or FS-ISAC, includes all major U.S. banks and dozens of smaller ones

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    Iceland examines Bardarbunga volcano ‘cauldrons’

    Scientists in Iceland say they are examining several ‘cauldrons’ found near Bardarbunga volcano, which could potentially be a sign of an eruption. The cauldrons, depressions in the volcano’s surface, each between 10-15m (49 ft) deep and 1km (0.6 miles) wide, were seen during a flight on Wednesday. Iceland’s Met Office said they were formed “as

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    Shaking Continues Near South Napa Earthquake Epicenter With 8 New Tremors

    Seismic activity continues more than four days after a magnitude 6.0 earthquake rocked the southern end of Napa County on Sunday. Between Wednesday morning and day break Tuesday the USGS reports eight more aftershocks hit the region, which runs along the border with Solano County. Read Full Article

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    Volcano Tavurvur eruption may disrupt Australian flights

    A MAJOR volcanic eruption in Papua New Guinea this morning could disrupt flights to and from Australia. The Volcanic Ash Advisory Center in Darwin is monitoring the ash cloud from Tavurcur on PNG’s East Britain Island, which is slowly drifting southwest. Senior meteorologist Ian Shepherd said they were watching the cloud closely and providing advice to airlines.

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