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Can robots help stop the Ebola outbreak?

The US military has enlisted a new germ‑killing weapon in the fight against Ebola -- a four‑wheeled robot that can disinfect a room in minutes...

Paintings discovered at Greece's biggest ancient tomb

Paintings of daily life have been discovered on columns at Greece's biggest ancient tomb at Amphipolis in the northern region of Macedonia, the Greek...

Madagascar plague outbreak kills 40, hits capital - WHO

Madagascar has been hit with an outbreak of plague, with 119 confirmed cases and 40 deaths, the World Health Organization said.

Hope in Liberia, anxiety in Mali as Ebola battle rages

Liberia has set itself the target of halting Ebola by the end of the year, but the battle is far from over in the rest of west Africa.

World Bank's Kim: end of Ebola epidemic 'not near'

World Bank President Jim Yong Kim warned Friday that the Ebola epidemic is "not close to being over" after a new front opened against the deadly...

South Africa seeks to move rhinos from harm's way

The rhino crashes forward, pounding the earth with its broad feet. Then, as a dart's sedative takes hold, it staggers and slouches to the ground,...

Third Dutch chicken farm infected with bird flu - government

A third Dutch farm has been hit by an outbreak of bird flu, the government said on Friday, taking the infection to another province in the Netherlands, a...

Ebola-infected Cuban doctor arrives in Geneva

A Cuban doctor infected with Ebola in Sierra Leone arrived late Thursday in Geneva, where he will be treated for the deadly virus.

2014 becoming warmest year on record

WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite a bitter U. S. cold snap, the globe is rushing hell‑bent toward its warmest year on record with last month setting...

Japan sees modern Atlantis spiral deep into ocean

Forget colonies in space, one Japanese construction company says in the future human beings could live in huge complexes that corkscrew deep into the...