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Breakthrough Made in Treating Ebola Virus

WASHINGTON In northeastern Congo, more than 600 people have fallen ill with the Ebola virus, and at least 368 people have died from the disease. It’s been difficult to contain the virus because of conflict …

Plight of Migrant Children in Spain Prompts Alarm

No one is sure about how many migrant children are living in Spain without their parents � and that’s part of the problem.

Three months ago, Spanish officials estimated there were 10,000 unaccompanied minors living …

Witnesses, Police: Gunmen Kill 17 in Nigeria Village Attack

KANO, NIGERIA Gunmen at the weekend killed 17 people in the latest attack on villages in northern Nigeria’s Zamfara state, witnesses and police said on Monday.

The assault came just days after 25 people were …

Migrants and Refugees in Libya Face Horrific Abuse, UN Reports

GENEVA A U.N. report documents a litany of violations and abuses committed against migrants and refugees in Libya.

The U.N. human rights office says state officials, armed groups, smugglers and traffickers have been known to …

Merkel Looks to Africa to Cement A Legacy Shaped by Migration

German Chancellor Angela Merkel pledged on Tuesday a new development fund to tackle unemployment in Africa, a problem spurring the mass migration that has shaped her long premiership as it nears its end.
Merkel hosted …