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In Benghazi, Libya's army liberates a ghost town

By Ayman al-Warfalli BENGHAZI Libya (Reuters) – Sitting in one of the last buildings still intact after months of fighting near Benghazi’s airport, Libyan army special forces commander Wanis Bukhamada presides over a world of destruction. His forces managed to stop an offensive of Islamist armed groups trying to take the airport in Benina, some 25 km (miles) south of the eastern city — just one battle in wider chaos gripping the major oil producer three years after the overthrow of Muammar Gaddafi. … …read more

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Curfew in Sierra Leone town after rioting, shooting over Ebola case

Health workers spray themselves with chlorine disinfectants after removing the body a woman who died of Ebola virus in the Aberdeen district of Freetown

FREETOWN (Reuters) – Authorities in Sierra Leone imposed a curfew in the eastern town of Koidu on Tuesday after a dispute between youth and police over a suspected case of Ebola degenerated into gunfire and rioting, officials said. A local civil society leader said he had seen at least two bodies with gunshot wounds. The head of the local police unit said youth had fired at officers with shotguns but denied anyone had been shot dead. The clashes highlight tensions in Sierra Leone over the government’s attempt to bring the worst Ebola outbreak on record under control. …

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