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21st September, 03:01 PM
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Scotland's pro-independence leader Alex Salmond announced Friday that he will resign as first minister and leader of his political party, hours after Scots voted to remain in the United Kingdom.
Sierra Leone launches a three-day nationwide shutdown to contain the deadly spread of the Ebola virus in a controversial move which experts claim could worsen the epidemic.
A volcano is erupting on the island of Java, in Indonesia. Authorities there are preparing to evacuate thousands of people.
Scotland voted Thursday in an independence referendum that could break up the centuries-old United Kingdom and create Europe's newest country since the collapse of Yugoslavia.
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