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Ebola fears ripple across continent to hurt east African tourism

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NAIROBI - East Africa's Serengeti and Maasai Mara safari parks are as far if not further from the Ebola outbreak in the west of the continent than much of Europe which supplies the tourists, but you'd hardly guess that from the slump in bookings.

Liberians fast, pray for three days to break Ebola "curse"

MONROVIA - Liberians began three days of fasting and prayers on Wednesday to seek salvation from the "curse" of the Ebola epidemic, which has killed 2,705 people and infected 4,665 more in the West African country.

29 Oct 2014

Liberians fast, pray for three days to break Ebola 'curse'

MONROVIA - Liberians began three days of fasting and prayers on Wednesday to seek salvation from the "curse" of the Ebola epidemic, which has killed 2,705 people and infected 4,665 more in the West African country.

29 Oct 2014

Liberians fast, pray for three days to break Ebola "curse"

MONROVIA, Oct 29 - Liberians began three days of fasting and prayers on Wednesday to seek salvation from the "curse" of the Ebola epidemic, which has killed 2,705 people and infected 4,665 more in the West African country.

29 Oct 2014

Ebola fears ripple across continent to hurt east African tourism

NAIROBI - East Africa's Serengeti and Maasai Mara safari parks are as far if not further from the Ebola outbreak in the west of the continent than much of Europe which supplies the tourists, but you'd hardly guess that from the slump in bookings.

29 Oct 2014

Ebola fears ripple across continent to hurt east African tourism

* Tour operators say those who cancel forget Africa's size

29 Oct 2014

Mussolini's air raid bunker to open to the public

ROME - Benito Mussolini's personal air raid shelter is opening to the public, 74 years after Italy's former fascist dictator started building a network of fortified underground rooms to protect himself and his family from wartime bombing.

26 Oct 2014

France regains top wine maker rank after bad weather hits Italy's harvest

PARIS - France regained its seat as the world's top wine producer in 2014, trumping main competitor Italy where producers had suffered a poor harvest, the International Organisation of Vine and Wine (OIV) announced on Thursday.

23 Oct 2014

France regains top wine maker rank after bad weather hits Italy's harvest

PARIS, Oct 23 - France regained its seat as the world's top wine producer in 2014, trumping main competitor Italy where producers had suffered a poor harvest, the International Organisation of Vine and Wine (OIV) announced on Thursday.

23 Oct 2014

Michelin awards four San Francisco restaurants with three stars

- The San Francisco Bay Area's reputation for great food got a boost as Michelin awarded four of its restaurants with its highest rating in its 2015 eating guide, to be released on Wednesday.

22 Oct 2014