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The war on Ebola

IN SEPTEMBER 1976 scientists in Antwerp received a Thermos out of Yambuku, in what was then Zaire, with two samples from a nun who was fatally ill. One of the vials [...] Read more ...

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18 Oct 2014

Container ship towed away from Canadian coast

OLD MASSETT, British Columbia (AP) — Canadian coast guard officials secured a towline to a Russian container ship carrying hundreds of tons of fuel as it drifted without power in rough seas off British Columbia's pristine northern coast. The move lessened the threat of the ship running aground, hitting the rocks and causing a spill.The Canadian F [...] Read more ...

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18 Oct 2014

Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust: Finding the inner treasure

Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust provides a range of high quality community health care services to the population of Leeds, including adults and children. This transformation enables him to transformsituations and help others on their transformation journey. When we think of great services likethe NHS we wonder if this shouldn't play a key rol [...] Read more ...

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18 Oct 2014

US War on Iran Takes Bizarre Turn

In titled alone, it is clear that US foreign policy intends to use the tool of terrorism to exact concessions from Tehran. Despite its defenders’ claims, the MEK remains on the U.S. government list of foreign terrorist organizations. There is no guiding principles of peace, stability, democracy, freedom, or any confining principles of humanity th [...] Read more ...

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18 Oct 2014

Obama Appoints 'Political Hack' To Head Ebola Response

With all the true geniuses in medicine and science to choose from, Obama selects a party hack? We don't like to have popups like this, but your funding is essentialto making sure that Eurasia Review continues to operate. Kouri also serves as political advisor for Emmy and Golden Globe winning actor Michael Moriarty. We are a news organization that [...] Read more ...

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18 Oct 2014

Russia-West Relations: A Basis For Cautious Optimism

With other options in the global economy, combined with Russia’s own ability, Russia-West trade relations aren’t the one way street as some suggest. This particular article provides the first full online transcript of Skoropadsky's edict calling for an "All-Russian Federation", inclusive of Russia and Ukraine. For now, there seems to be enough [...] Read more ...

via Eurasiareview
18 Oct 2014

Pak-Iran border hots up

QUETTA/ISLAMABAD - A Pakistani paramilitary officer and two Iranian border guards were killed in a shooting incident, sources on the two sides said Friday.“Several rebels” also died in the fighting Thursday night, Iran’s news agency ISNA quoted a military official as saying [...] Read more ...

via Nation
18 Oct 2014

Mixer: Pushing Deasy; from iPads to iQuit

Under Deasy’s tenure, the school district came under fire for a plan to equip every student with an iPad. Cortines retired as superintendent in April 2011 after a long career as a respected educator, but his exit was marred by a sexual harassment lawsuit filed by a current district employee. To be sure, the board’s investigation into his handli [...] Read more ...

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18 Oct 2014

Pakistan is sliding toward extremism

By Farahnaz Ispahani and Nina Shea, Special to CNN Editor’s note: Farahnaz Ispahani is a former member of the Pakistani parliament and Public Policy Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson Center 2013-2014. Her forthcoming book is ‘Waiting to Die: Pakistan’s religious minorities’. Nina Shea is a senior fellow, director of the Hudson Institute’s Ce [...] Read more ...

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18 Oct 2014