With his unkempt hair and fresh-face, Francisco Nicolas Gomez Iglesias - better known as "Little Nicholas" - had an entire Hispanophone fascinated by his legendary exploits. -AsiaOne
Hundreds of thousands of Ebola vaccine doses could be rolled out to west Africa by the middle of next year, the World Health Organisation said on Friday. -AFP
Singapore's President Tony Tan took a walk on the wild side Friday with a trip to the Royal Botanic Gardens in London as he wrapped up his state visit to Britain. -AFP
Suspicious envelopes containing a yellow powder were sent Friday to the Belgian, Canadian and German consulates in Istanbul, prompting a security alert, officials said. -AFP
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II sent her first ever tweet during a visit to a museum Friday, signing it "Elizabeth R" - and even removing a glove to post it. -AFP
A doctor who worked in West Africa with Ebola patients was in an isolation unit in New York City on Friday after testing positive for the virus. -Reuters
So far, there have been about 10,000 Ebola cases but experts have warned that infections could soar to 10,000 per week by early December. -AFP
Clever, a maker of air filters, said it is sending thousands of the US$75 (S$94) masks for use by doctors and other health professionals in Guinea, Liberia and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. -...
Canada's capital faced a third day of heightened security as police searched for clues that the man who shot and killed a soldier had help in plotting his attack. -Reuters
Faulty software in A4 models delivered after 2012 could prevent front airbags from deploying. -Reuters

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