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Swiss authorities say a male nurse who was bitten by an Ebola patient while working in West Africa has been flown to Switzerland as a precaution.

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Muslims Protest IS Violence (Sean Gallup, 2014 Getty Images)
Arab states lag in media war against extremists
As the Islamic State group battles across Syria and Iraq, pushing back larger armies and ruling over entire cities, it is also waging an increasingly sophisticated media campaign that has rallied disenfranchised youth and outpaced the sluggish efforts of Arab governments to stem its appeal.
Nepalese King Gyanendra (Paula Bronstein/Getty Images, 2003 Getty Images)
Last king of Nepal suffers heart attack
Doctors say Nepal's former king has suffered a heart attack and has been hospitalized.
Lack of trust keeps Iran, US away from coalition
Iran and the United States share a common enemy in the Islamic State militant group, but a deep-seated lack of trust has so far kept the longtime foes from publicly joining hands in a coalition to defeat the extremists.
Ebola Virus (Handout, 2014 Center for Disease Control)
Spain repatriates priest with Ebola from Africa
The Spanish government is preparing to repatriate a priest who has been diagnosed with the Ebola virus after working in Sierra Leone.
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Investigators at loss to explain Air Algerie crash
Investigators probing the crash of an Air Algerie jet in July that killed everyone on board say they have no solid leads on the cause of the accident.
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NATO chief: Ukraine has cease-fire "in name only"
NATO's top general says he has little faith in the 2-week-old cease-fire between Ukraine and pro-Russian militants fighting in the country's east.
Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping (Adrian Bradshaw - Pool, Getty Images)
India, China quietly struggle in Indian Ocean
At first glance, it looks like a diplomatic love-fest. There was Chinese President Xi Jinping, toasting the birthday of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a quiet dinner earlier this week in Modi's home state. There were the two leaders, deep in conversation as they walked along the Sabarmati River, Xi dressed in a Nehru jacket.
Metro Manila Hit By Widespread Flooding (Dondi Tawatao, 2014 Getty Images)
Philippine storm moves north, leaves 5 dead
Officials say a storm that brought torrential monsoon rains which flooded much of the Philippine capital has gained strength and battered the country's northern most provinces with heavy downpours and strong winds.
(Spencer Platt, Getty Images)
UN envoy says Iraq looks to countries for help
The top U.N. envoy in Iraq is telling the U.N. Security Council the country is looking to the international community to remove the "life-threatening danger" to its security posed by the Islamic State terrorist group.
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Sweden: Russian military jets violate air space
Sweden says it has summoned the Russian ambassador over an air space violation by two Russian military aircraft.

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