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Ebola Virus Could Spread Worldwide, Experts Warn

Health workers take blood samples for Ebola virus testing at a screening tent in the local government hospital in Kenema, Sierra Leone. The virus has also spread to Liberia, Guinea and Nigeria Reuters

The deadly virus of Ebola could spread worldwide, experts have warned. The revelation came as infected Liberian passenger Patrick Sawyer brought the virus into Nigeria on a flight to Lagos on 20 July, spreading to the fourth African country. Sawyer died in a Nigerian hospital five days later. The virus, which first spread in Liberia in January, has also hit ... Read More »

What about Turkey and Cyprus?‎

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On July 20, two important incidents were reported by the Turkish Radio and Television ‎Corporation, the country’s national public broadcaster.‎ The first report covered how Turkish officials, including Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, were bashing Israel, the ‎‎”oppressor,” for initiating a military operation in Gaza. Of course, there was no mention of this being a response to hundreds of rockets ... Read More »

Open letter to ‘psychotic’ Scott Morrison

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Senior correspondent Barry Everingham has penned an open letter to Australia’s unhinged Immigration Minister Scott ‘the Christian’ Morrison. Minister Morrison, I have been active in reporting and commenting on politics in Australia and overseas for almost 60 years and I have seen and heard politicians of all political persuasions state their cases — some articulating them well, others in a style best ... Read More »

The Guardian Angel of Guatemala: Profiles by VICE

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Published on 7 Jul 2014 Check out all the Profiles by VICE here: http://bit.ly/1oC1nAS By day, Dr. Jorge Chiu is a cardiothoracic surgeon. By night, he volunteers as a paramedic to help the violence-ridden streets of Guatemala City. There’s no telling what he’ll be dealing with on any given night. One moment Dr. Chiu will be dealing with a house fire—the ... Read More »

Alan Missen Oration: Michael Kirby at the Melbourne Writers Festival

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Liberty Victoria is proud to announce the Alan Missen Oration with Michael Kirby Dear MembersThe Melbourne Writers Festival program has been released and tickets are now on sale.Liberty Victoria, with the support of the Alan Missen Foundation, is the proud sponsor of the Alan Missen Oration to be delivered this year by Michael Kirby AC CMG on Friday 22 August at 5.30 pm at ... Read More »

Convert Or Die

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He was warned not to go out onto the street, even for the weekly shop but his brother laughed and told him not to stop fretting like an old woman. Confidently, they walked out of their house and proceeded down the block , when suddenly they were set upon by masked men. They kicked them into a kneeling position and ... Read More »