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Life of Chinese Ebola lab members in Sierra Leone

China sent a 59-member contingent of medical personnel to Sierra Leone in response to calls of the country for international aid to fight the deadly Ebola epidemic.

Former HK leader calls for end of democracy protests

Hong Kong's former leader Friday urged democracy demonstrators to leave the streets calling their protest a "gross violation" as he warned the consequences of continuing the rallies beyond a month were "very serious".

China's Sept house prices ease

China's house prices continued to ease for the fifth consecutive month in September, although the government has relaxed housing loan restrictions.

New York confirms first Ebola case, world rallies

A doctor who recently returned to New York from treating Ebola patients in Guinea tested positive for the deadly virus on Thursday, the first confirmed case in the United States' largest city.

Sunlight helps prevent diabetes, obesity: study

oderate exposure to the sun helps prevent obesity and diabetes and is important for good health, a study has found.

More than 1,700 bombs dropped in US-led air war on IS

US and allied aircraft have flown nearly 6,600 sorties in the air war against the Islamic State group and dropped more than 1,700 bombs, the American military said Thursday.

IS making tens of millions of dollars monthly: US official

The Islamic State (IS) group is amassing wealth at an "unprecedented" pace and generating tens of millions of dollars per month, Xinhua news agency reports quoting a US official.

From David Beckham to Sting: UN reaches for the stars

The United Nations is throwing a party on Friday for its 69th birthday and guests can expect to be dazzled by Sting and piano sensation Lang Lang at a New York concert hosted by Alec Baldwin.

Islamic State among world's richest militant groups: US

The Islamic State has fast become one of the world's wealthiest terror groups, generating tens of millions of dollars a month from black market oil sales, ransoms and extortion, officials said Thursday.

US-led strikes kill more than 500 militants in Syria

US-led air strikes in Syria were reported Thursday to have killed more than 500 jihadists in a month as Kurdish fighters readied to reinforce the embattled border town of Kobane.