CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Working with Ebola patients in Liberia, American pediatrician Alan Jamison treated as many people as he could as the country slipped into chaos. Each day, more patients showed up at the hospital's doors. The deadly virus wasn't the only danger: Ebola was causing such fear that some Liberians were threatening to burn down the isolation unit with doctors and patients inside.
CAIRO (AP) — In a nationally televised speech on Saturday, Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi asked the public to be patient and grasp the extent of the challenges facing the country following a massive power outage that struck the capital and other cities.
The George Enescu International Competition, a classical music contest which has served as a springboard for musicians such as pianists Radu Lupu and Elisabeth Leonskaja, opens on Saturday night in Bucharest. While many classical music competitions are dedicated to just one or two instruments, Enescu has four sections: violin, cello, piano and composition.