What We Read Today 25 November 2014

November 25th, 2014
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Econintersect: Every day our editors collect the most interesting things they find from around the internet and present a summary "reading list" which will include very brief summaries (and sometimes longer ones) of why each item has gotten our attention. Suggestions from readers for "reading list" items are gratefully reviewed, although sometimes space limits the number included.

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  • Articles about events, conflicts and disease around the world


A Tale of Two Outbreaks: Why Congo Conquered Ebola (NBC News)

Ebola outbreak: Sierra Leone workers dump bodies in Kenema (BBC News)

Ebola In Remote Liberia, Through The Eyes Of A Local Health Worker (NPR)


Nigeria's Maiduguri city hit by 'deadly blasts' (BBC News) Two teen-age girl suicide bombers.


Unidentified jet targets airport in Libya's Tripoli: witnesses (Reuters)


Jihadist training camps expand across Syria and Iraq (The Telegraph)


Islamic State fighters battle Iraqi forces near Baiji refinery (Reuters)

New ISIS video shows training of child soldiers in Iraq (Global News)

Graft Hobbles Iraq’s Military in Fighting ISIS (The New York Times)


Ukraine leader, under pressure from West, pledges new government soon (Reuters)


Russia puts losses from sanctions, cheaper oil at up to $140 billion per year (Reuters) Hat tip to Marvin Clark.

Hong Kong

Scuffles break out as Hong Kong clears part of protest site (Reuters)


Exclusive: U.S. to leave more troops than first planned in Afghanistan - sources (Jessic Donati, Reuters)

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