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Pro-Europe parties secure big election win in Ukraine: exit poll

Sunday, 26 October 2014 14:02
By Richard Balmforth and Natalia Zinets KIEV (Reuters) - Pro-Europe parties led by a group backing President Petro Poroshenko swept a parliamentary election in Ukraine on Sunday, an exit poll showed, giving him a mandate to end a separatist conflict and pursue democratic reforms. The survey, issued after voting stations closed in the ex- Soviet republic, gave Poroshenko's bloc 23 percent of the votes cast for the 29 competing parties, ahead of the party of…
Florida to monitor health of travelers from Ebola-hit countries
Sunday, 26 October 2014 14:02
(Reuters) - Florida will require 21-day health monitoring of people returning to the state from Ebola-affected countries in Africa, Governor Rick Scott said, even though the state has no airports authorized to receive travelers from the three nations. Scott signed an executive order mandating twice-daily health evaluations of anyone who has come from Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. Four known individuals fall into that category in Florida, Scott said in a news release.
US disease expert argues against Ebola quarantine
Sunday, 26 October 2014 13:02
WASHINGTON (AP) — Mandatory 21-day quarantines on health care workers returning from Ebola-ravaged West Africa, like those put in place by three states, can have the unintended consequence of discouraging them from volunteering, a top federal health official said Sunday. Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said that as a physician and scientist, he would have recommended against a quarantine. "The best way to protect us is to…
U.N. climate change draft sees risks of irreversible damage
Sunday, 26 October 2014 11:00
OSLO, Oct 26 (Reuters) - Climate change may have "serious, pervasive and irreversible" impacts on human society and nature, according to a draft U.N. report due for approval this week that says governments still have time to avert the worst. Delegates from more than 100 governments and top scientists meet in Copenhagen on Oct 27-31 to edit the report, meant as the main guide for nations working on a U.N.
Thirty adolescents abducted in northeast Nigeria: local chief
Sunday, 26 October 2014 11:00
Maiduguri (Nigeria) (AFP) - Around 30 adolescents -- some of them girls aged as young as 11 -- have been abducted in northeast Nigeria over the weekend by suspected Boko Haram rebels, a local village chief told reporters on Sunday. "The insurgents... grabbed young people, boys and girls, from our region," said Alhaji Shettima Maina, who is in charge of the Mafa village around 50 kilometres (30 miles) east of the city of Maiduguri.
George P. Bush says dad 'moving forward' on 2016
Sunday, 26 October 2014 11:00
WASHINGTON (AP) — Jeb Bush is "moving forward" on a potential 2016 White House run and it appears more likely he'll enter the Republican race. That's the opinion of his son, who's running for office in Texas. George P. Bush tells ABC's "This Week" that his father is "still assessing" a presidential bid, but it seems more likely he'll seek the presidency this time. The former Florida governor declined to run for president in 2012…
U.S. envoy Power arrives in West Africa
Sunday, 26 October 2014 06:58
By Michelle Nichols CONAKRY (Reuters) - The U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Samantha Power, arrived in Guinea's capital Conakry on Sunday to see first hand how the global response is failing to stop the deadly spread of Ebola in West Africa. Power, who will also visit Sierra Leone and Liberia, said she hopes to gain a better understanding of which resources are missing so she can push other countries to offer more help.
25 of 130 eurozone banks flunk ECB financial health test
Sunday, 26 October 2014 06:58
Frankfurt (AFP) - Twenty-five eurozone banks out of a total 130 failed a crunch new financial health check by the European Central Bank, data showed on Sunday. The banks showed a combined capital shortfall of 25 billion euros (about $31 billion), according to the ECB audit or Asset Quality Review, which also showed that the book value of banks' assets needed to be adjusted by 48 billion euros. "This unprecedented in-depth review of the largest…
25 eurozone banks fail ECB financial health check 
Sunday, 26 October 2014 05:57
Frankfurt (AFP) - Twenty-five eurozone banks out of a total 130 failed a crunch new financial health check by the European Central Bank, data showed on Sunday. The banks showed a combined capital shortfall of 25 billion euros (about $31 billion), according to the ECB audit or Asset Quality Review, which also showed that the book value of banks' assets needed to be adjusted by 48 billion euros. "This unprecedented in-depth review of the largest…
Steenkamp was about to leave Pistorius, says mother
Sunday, 26 October 2014 05:57
London (AFP) - The mother of Oscar Pistorius's girlfriend believes that her daughter was about to leave the disgraced athlete when he shot her dead in what a South African judge ruled to be culpable homicide. June Steenkamp -- mother of 29-year-old model Reeva Steenkamp -- also told Britain's newspaper The Times that she and her husband Barry were haunted by images of the shooting, for which Pistorius was sentenced to a five-year jail term.

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