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Citing security threat, Obama expands U.S. role fighting Ebola17/9/2014 8:18
President Barack Obama on Tuesday called West Africa's deadly Ebola outbreak a looming threat to global security and announced a major expansion of the U.S. role in trying to halt its spread, including deployment of 3,000 troops to the region.
Global wild tiger population to be counted by 201616/9/2014 17:30
Thirteen countries with wild tiger populations agreed to take part in a global count to establish how many of the critically endangered big cats are left and improve policies to protect them.
Liberia must wait weeks or months for new Ebola centres - WHO16/9/2014 14:28
The Ebola response in Liberia, the country worst hit by the outbreak, will focus on community-level care units since new bed spaces are unlikely to be ready for weeks or months, World Health Organization Assistant Director General Bruce Aylward said on Tuesday.