Powerful tremor shakes Athens

Greek earthquake: Powerful tremor shakes Athens A strong earthquake has shaken the Greek capital of Athens, knocking out phone networks and power in parts of the city. The 5.1 magnitude earthquake had an epicentre about 22km (14 miles) north-west of Athens. Athenians ran out into the streets and evacuated tall buildings as the tremor shook […]

Ebola is 'not under control'

The head of a medical charity that is at the forefront of dealing with the Ebola outbreak in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo has called for a “change of gear” in the approach. A statement from Joanne Liu, the international president of Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), came after the World Health Organization declared […]