Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has sacked 10 senior
officials because they failed to heed a warning to return
from overseas travel to help the government's fight against
an Ebola epidemic that has killed at least 1,100 Liberians.
Pakistan's opposition leaders have ordered thousands of their
supporters to resist any government attempt to quash their
protests against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, deepening a
political crisis in the coup-prone nation.
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, who gained global notoriety for
admitting he smoked crack cocaine, has dropped his
re-election bid, citing a health crisis, but his older
brother has taken his place in the race to run Canada's