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UN pledges support for women's equality

...combatting harmful gender practices that violate human rights since as early marriage, sexual abuse and trafficking of children."Liberia's President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf told the meeting that "for women and girls throughout the world, my election is commitment...
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US missionary with Ebola leaving Liberia Tuesday

...sponsors the Writebols as missionaries in Liberia, one of the West African nations grappling...the hospital compound near Monrovia, Liberia, when he became infected. They said...outbreak, however, the presidents of Liberia and Sierra Leone have scrapped their plans...
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Liberia's Leymah Gbowee: The power of the powerless's armies but its people.In 2001, Liberia was in the grip of a civil war that had...opposition to his policies. The men of Liberia, even those who wanted the war to end...peace.In Gbowee's view, the women of Liberia had been pushed to their limits; pushing...
UN tally of Ebola deaths passes 10,000, most in West Africa the West African nations of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.Fifteen other Ebola...deaths from Ebola dramatically, especially Liberia, but the virus appears stubbornly entrenched...neighboring countries. Ambulances in Liberia have also been dispatched to help stop...
My Turn: The power of radical mothers

...was killed in combat a year earlier.In 2002, Leymah Gbowee was a mother of four when she became a leader in the Women of Liberia Mass Action for Peace. During the country's long civil war she had witnessed "men shooting at innocent people, men killing...
Asia-bound cargo ship held in Alaska harbor amid inquiry

...release by the Coast Guard after posting a bond, Feldis said.A German company operated the vessel, which was registered in Liberia, he said.The Coast Guard, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. attorney's office are involved in the...
Asia-bound cargo ship held in Dutch Harbor cleared to leave

...owner of the ships is MS Lindavia Schiffahrts GMBH, the operator is Herm. Dauelsberg GMBH, and the ship is registered in Liberia.The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is part of the investigation with the Coast Guard and the U.S. attorney's...
Sierra Leone to shut down for three days to slow Ebola

...The disease, which has also touched Liberia, Nigeria and Senegal, is believed to...more than a dozen treatment centers in Liberia. An American general has arrived in the...Without Borders who became infected in Liberia was being flown to Paris on Thursday...
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Officials confirm first Ebola case diagnosed in US

...that region.The person, an adult who was not publicly identified, developed symptoms days after returning to Texas from Liberia and showed no symptoms on the plane, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.CDC Director Dr. Tom Frieden...
As Ebola evades Europe's defenses, Madrid scrambles to contain the virus

...building a total of 17 promised 100-bed Ebola Treatment Units in Liberia. The virus has taken an especially devastating toll on health...or killing more than 370 in the hardest-hit countries of Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone, where doctors and nurses were already...
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