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A health worker checking the temperature of a child at the border between Guinea and Mali.
24/10/2014 - MALI

Ebola vaccine trials may begin soon, while Mali confirms its first case

Mali's first case of Ebola coincides with the World Health Organsation's annoucement of vaccine trials to take place in West Africa in early 2015.

Leaders of Finland (Prime minister Alexander Stubb), Netherlands (Prime Minister Mark Rutte), Germany (Chancellor Angela Merkel) and Lithuania (President Dalia Grybauskaite) at the summit in Brussels
24/10/2014 - EUROPE

Despite divisions, European leaders reach climate accord

An agreement on climate change targets puts Europe in the driver's seat ahead of next year's global climate conference in Paris -

The two French journalists, Valentine Bourrat and Thomas Dandois,with an interpreter in Jayapura
24/10/2014 - FRANCE - INDONESIA

French journalists detained in Papua will go free

Two French journalists were handed jail terms for illegal reporting in Indonesia's Papua province, but will be freed next week as they have already served time in custody.

Volunteers are taught how to work with patients infected with the Ebola virus at the hospital Henri Mondor in Creteil
24/10/2014 - FRANCE - EBOLA - GUINEA

France calls for volunteers to help in Ebola-hit countries

France is calling for volunteers to fight against the Ebola virus, asking health professionals to travel to regions currently experiencing the outbreak.
 

24/10/2014

French press review 24 October 2014

Algeria’s surprise refusal to allow French magistrates to take home DNA samples of the seven monks killed in Tibhirine 18 years ago attracts angry reactions from the national dailies.

24/10/2014 - FRANCE - US

French Academy of Science award winner on need to protect scientists

The French Academy of Science has awarded its top prize to Joel Lebowitz, a professor of physics and mathematics at Rutgers University

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