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Sudan 'apostasy' woman arrives in USMeriam Ibrahim with baby

A woman who fled Sudan after being spared a death sentence for renouncing Islam has arrived in the US state of New Hampshire to start a new life.

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A hospital in Atlanta is preparing to receive a US aid worker infected with the deadly Ebola virus while working in West Africa.

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South Africa's animal rights body is probing the death of a giraffe that reportedly hit its head on a bridge as it was being transported on a motorway.

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