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New Leader of UN Ebola Response Appointed

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed of Mauritania as his new special representative and head of the U.N. Mission for Ebola Emergency Response. According to a U.N. announcement Thursday, Ahmed will work closely with the special envoy on Ebola, Dr. David Nabarro, and with governments in the region and other partners. Stephane Dujarric, the secretary-general's spokesman, said Ahmed would succeed Anthony Banbury of the United States, "who will...

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