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China’s president pledges $81 million in Ebola aid

By Sat, Oct 25, 2014 5:37AM UTC

BEIJING (AP) — China has pledged to provide $81 million in aid to help fight Ebola in the three West African countries at the heart of the crisis.

US to compensate Philippines for coral reef damage

By Sat, Oct 25, 2014 5:34AM UTC

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A Philippine official says the United States will pay 87 million pesos ($1.9 million) for damage caused by a U.S. Navy minesweeper that ran aground on a protected coral reef last year.

Sri Lanka’s ’15 budget raises pay, lowers tariffs

By Sat, Oct 25, 2014 5:31AM UTC

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka’s government has presented a relief budget that increases salaries and reduces water and electricity tariffs ahead of a possible presidential election in 2015.

Pakistan detects more polio cases on awareness day

By Sat, Oct 25, 2014 5:30AM UTC

ISLAMABAD (AP) — World Health Organization says three more polio cases have surfaced in Pakistan, bringing the number of those affected by the crippling disease in the country this year to 220.

Australia says missing plane hunt will take months

By Sat, Oct 25, 2014 5:29AM UTC

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Australian officials say the hunt for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in a remote patch of the Indian Ocean is progressing well but is likely to take many months because of huge area involved.

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