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Parcel containing bomb materials sent to Greek stock exchange

Parcel containing bomb materials sent to Greek stock exchange

The device, held together by clothes-pins, lacked a mechanism to set it off, so would not have exploded by itself, a police official said.
France's Chirac snubs Sarkozy to back rival for 2017 presidential bid

France's Chirac snubs Sarkozy to back rival for 2017 presidential bid

The two men have been estranged since Sarkozy backed a centre-right rival in the 1995 presidential contest that Chirac eventually won.
Ebola stabilising in Liberia, doomsday forecasts wrong -president

Ebola stabilising in Liberia, doomsday forecasts wrong -president

The comments, made to France 24's English news channel late on Wednesday, follow forecasts from the World Health Organisation that 20,000 people could be infected with Ebola by early November.
Hong Kong leader plays waiting game, protesters demand he resign

Hong Kong leader plays waiting game, protesters demand he resign

Hong Kong's leader is willing to let pro-democracy demonstrations blocking large areas of the city go on for weeks if necessary, a source close to him said, while defiant protesters vowed they would not budge.
U.S. nears solution for safe disposal of Ebola waste

U.S. nears solution for safe disposal of Ebola waste

The United States is days away from settling the critical question of how hospitals should handle and dispose of medical waste from Ebola patients, a government official said on Wednesday.