West Africa Ebola outbreak could infect 20,000 people, WHO warns
'This is not a West Africa issue — this is a global health security issue,' Bruce Aylward, the WHO's Assistant Director-General for Polio, Emergencies and Country Collaboration, said.
Short on space, Germany is housing refugees in hotels, forests and stadiums
Cities have started rejecting asylum claims as growing violence in Iraq and Syria threatens to make a refugee housing crisis even worse.
Move over, Hepburn and Bogart: This is the new Africa
Kenya's filmmakers are upending Hollywood tropes and giving the world a more complex view of their homeland.
UN cargo helicopter crashes in South Sudan warzone
The UN mission said it had 'dispatched a search and rescue team' to the area.
These maps show the best and worst countries for journalists, and how much has changed in recent years
Our time-lapse GIFs show you how conditions for journalists have changed over the last 12 years.
The Ebola outbreak, in 15 numbers
The current outbreak is on track to kill more people than all previous outbreaks combined. There aren't enough doctors. And women are at particular risk.
Ebola patients in Liberia escape after an attack on their clinic
Youths waving clubs attacked an Ebola quarantine center in Monrovia, forcing 17 infected patients to flee.
23 images that show just how hard it is to treat Ebola
Health workers struggle to contain an outbreak.
The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is like 'wartime,' experts warn
'I think the wake-up call was too late in calling it a public health emergency of international concern,' the international president of Doctors Without Borders said.
South Africans want to boycott penis clamps — because Gaza
You read that right.
On Location Video: Africa's most ambitious dam project could destroy its biggest desert lake
Kenya's Lake Turkana is key to sustaining life in the dry area. But new development upstream in Ethiopia could ruin it.
As Libya deteriorates, Egyptians are desperate to get out
It’s easy to spot workers returning from Libya at the Cairo airport. They come through the doors of the arrival hall almost at a run.
Lagos asks for volunteers to fight Ebola
There aren't enough medical personnel, says the state health commissioner in Nigeria's capital.
5 things you didn't see happen at the Oscar Pistorius trial
For example: everyone kind of expected the defendant was going to have to demonstrate his high-pitched screaming at some point.
In honor of World Lion Day, a list of their top 30 complaints
I am lion, hear me kvetch.
This footage of an Ebola patient landing in Spain is basically a scene from 'Outbreak'
For most people in the world, there's no reason to freak out about Ebola. But this video will definitely freak you out.
Let these 20 nervous animals teach you the reality of the Ebola 'threat'
It's a crisis in West Africa. It is NOT a crisis in the United States. So chill out, seriously, and stop watching cable news.
What southern Africa is doing to keep Ebola from spreading
South Africa will become a diagnosis center, a fund will be set up, and countries are screening folks at the airports.
How the Ebola outbreak turned into a racism and responsibility debate
Should the experimental drugs that have been given to two Americans be sent to Liberia?
This is the drug that may have cured two American Ebola patients
Are we close to defeating Ebola?
22 killed in Tripoli clashes
Tripoli International Airport and surrounding areas have been subjected for the past three weeks to violent armed clashes.
American Ebola patient set to arrive in Atlanta
The private jet carrying two American aid workers infected with the disease will land in Georgia later today.
Q&A: What's being done about the deadly Ebola outbreak in West Africa?
Paul Garwood, a spokesman for the World Health Organization, breaks down how the international community can fight the fatal virus.
Cultural differences complicate Ebola treatment in West Africa
Distrust of Western medicine is fast becoming one of the biggest problems in dealing with the recent Ebola outbreak.
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A 29-step guide to understanding Libya's descent into total chaos
What began as a promising Arab Spring protest movement is now a violent disaster, and the oil-rich nation is rapidly becoming a failed state.
Huge blaze at a fuel depot in Tripoli is 'out of control' as Libya slides to chaos
Libya's government has asked for international help to try to contain the disaster at the fuel depot on the airport road, close to other tanks holding gas and diesel.
Ebola terror spreads with new victims
An American doctor contracted the disease in Liberia and the first victim died from it in Sierra Leone's capital Freetown.
More than 50 killed overnight in Libya
The US, the UN and Turkey have all pulled their diplomats out of the North African country.
US evacuates embassy in Libya amid heavy clashes
F-16 fighters and Osprey aircraft provided security during the five-hour drive to Tunisia and there were no incidents.
These maps show the deadliest climate-related disasters for every part of the world since 1970
The Ethiopian drought remains one of the world's worst climate disasters ever. Are more like it in our future?