Monday, July 22

Day: August 17, 2014

Why Ebola is so dangerous
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Why Ebola is so dangerous

Why Ebola is so dangerous Workers from UNICEF and partners speak with families about how they can best protect themselves from the Ebola virus disease, at the Marche Niger, a market in Conakry, Guinea, courtesy of this UNICEF handout photograph taken March 31, 2014. The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is the world's deadliest to date and the World Health Organization has declared an international health emergency as more than 1,000 people have died of the virus in Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Nigeria this year. What is Ebola? Ebola is a viral illness of which the initial symptoms can include a sudden fever, intense weakness, muscle pain and a sore throat, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). And that is just the beginning: subsequent stages are vomiting, diarrhoea an...
In prison, still ominous
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In prison, still ominous

In prison, still ominous Slack monitoring allows JMB to regroup M Abul Kalam Azad and Rafiul Islam: Banned Islamist outfit Jama'tul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) that carried out countrywide bomb attacks nine years back still poses threat of terror attacks. The government's flagging socio-political campaign against militancy and slackness in monitoring JMB activities since 2012 has given the outfit space to regroup, believe many officials of intelligence agencies. Hundreds of JMB operatives were arrested after the bomb attacks left one dead and more than a hundred others wounded in 63 districts on August 17, 2005. According to official statistics, 478 JMB men have been tried in 177 cases between 2007 and 2014. Of them, 51 top leaders of the outfit have been sentenced to death, 178 give...