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World Briefing: Sierra Leone: Leading Doctor Dies of Ebola

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The doctor leading Sierra Leone’s fight against the worst Ebola outbreak on record died from the virus on Tuesday, the country’s chief medical officer said.

World Briefing: Syria: Rebels Explode Tunnels Under Aleppo

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Insurgents fighting to oust President Bashar al-Assad detonated bomb-packed tunnels under buildings in the contested northern city of Aleppo on Tuesday, killing at least 13 ... more

World Briefing : North Korea: Images Show Work on Rocket Site

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North Korea has nearly completed construction of an improved site for launching long-range missiles and appears to have conducted multiple tests of rocket motors for ... more

World Briefing: Germany: Body Is Found Above Plane’s Landing Gear

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The Pentagon said Tuesday that members of the military at Ramstein Air Base in Germany had found the body of an adolescent male trapped above ... more

World Briefing: Libya: Militants Overrun Base in Benghazi

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Militant fighters overran a Libyan special forces base in the eastern city of Benghazi on Tuesday after a battle that killed at least 30 people.

Memo From South Africa: Honoring a Filmmaker in the Shadow of Apartheid

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Memo From South Africa: Honoring a Filmmaker in the Shadow of Apartheid
Although he did not oppose apartheid, Tonie van der Merwe created movies exclusively for blacks, launching the careers of many actors and technicians in the ... more