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Oscar Pistorius begins jail sentence

South African athlete Oscar Pistorius begins serving time in jail, after being sentenced for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.


Firefighters standing next to a fallen treeStorm leaves one dead and four hurt

A woman dies and four people are taken to hospital after winds felled trees and storms sweep the country.

Coloured transmission electron micro graph of a single Ebola virus, the cause of Ebola feverEbola serum for Africa 'in weeks'

Treatments to tackle the Ebola outbreak in West Africa should become available in the coming weeks and months, says the World Health Organization.

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