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Ebola 3 years later: Are we ready for the next epidemic?

Ebola 3 years later: Are we ready for the next epidemic?

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Firing is heard in Jalalabad as residents protest over the removal of Afghan flags that were replaced with that of the Taliban, according to local media, after the group's takeover of Afghanistan after being ousted by a US-led invasion in 2001.
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Cuban authorities launch a national campaign to vaccinate children aged two to 18 against Covid-19. With the Delta variant spreading across the island of 11.2 million, the country's health care system has been pushed to the brink, and the government says it will only gradually re-open schools for in-person instruction in October after the vaccination campaign among children is completed.
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The man behind the coup in Guinea Conakry says he wants a peaceful transition. Colonel Mamady Doumbouya calls a meeting of ministers of ousted president Alpha Condé after banning them from leaving the country and dissolving the government. We take a closer look in this special edition.
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29 Sep
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Japan is holding a parliamentary election, which is the first big test for the new prime minister. A poor showing for the ruling party could threaten a return to the country's history of revolving-door premiership.