At least 81 people killed in Nigerian mosque attack

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Boko Haram militants suspected, but no group has claimed credit for bomb and gun assault.

    Ebola strikes doctor who treated colleague in Sierra Leone

    Ebola strikes doctor who treated colleague in Sierra Leone

    Martin Salia died from the virus while being treated in U.S. Now a colleague in Sierra Leone has tested positive.

    Six months on, Sierra Leone lacks beds for Ebola patients

    Six months on, Sierra Leone lacks beds for Ebola patients

    Delays in building treatment facilities have contributed to the rapid spread of the infectious disease.

    Doctor’s false Ebola test result proves tragic

    Doctor’s false Ebola test result proves tragic

    Martin Salia, who died this morning in Nebraska, initially received a test result that showed he was Ebola free. His family wonders what would have happened if he had received earlier treatment.

    Nigerian family flees Boko Haram militants

    Nigerian family flees Boko Haram militants

    Pastor Billy Enoch and his family, from the town where Boko Haram abducted 200 schoolgirls, are relocating after insurgents have recaptured Chibok.

    Ebola death toll in Mali grows

    Ebola death toll in Mali grows

    World Health Organization officials say there are now four confirmed and probable Ebola deaths in Mali. The third victim was prepared for burial without precautions against the spread of the virus.

    After Ebola, hunger invades Liberia

    After Ebola, hunger invades Liberia

    Markets have been closed to limit large gatherings and the virus has disrupted planting and harvesting.

    Photos from around the region

    Deaths, burials mount in Ebola-ravaged Sierra Leone

    The lack of beds for infected patients has led to the rapid spread of the disease.

    A doctor’s mistaken Ebola test proves tragic

    Martin Salia’s friends hugged him when his first test showed he was free of Ebola. Now he has died, and questions remain.

    In Liberia, Ebola leaves hunger in its wake

    Markets are closed and fieldwork is disrupted.

    Preparing for Ebola patients at U.S. facility in Liberia

    Health workers take part in a simulation at a new field hospital in Monrovia.

    Ebola in Ganta, Liberia

    The town is waiting for the arrival of an Ebola treatment unit to accommodate the rising cases of the deadly virus.

    Gunfire reported in Burkina Faso capital

    The development underscores the power vacuum that has emerged after the president’s ouster.

    Tunisia at a crossroads

    Many Tunisians are joining the Islamic State. Upcoming elections will help determine the direction of the country.

    Another side of the Ebola crisis

    In Liberia, where there are few ambulances, simply getting to a treatment center can be an ordeal.

    U.S. military aids in fight against Ebola virus

    American servicemembers were deployed to Liberia as part of Operation United Assistance.

    Ebola epidemic

    The virus is killing 70 percent of those infected, and there could be 10,000 new cases a week in West Africa by Dec. 1.

    Left behind

    As Ebola continues to spread, Liberia and other countries struggle to care for the children orphaned by the deadly virus.

    On Ebola’s front line

    As the Ebola epidemic continues, patients in Liberia celebrate recovery from deadly disease.

    Churches step in to help with Ebola prevention

    In Ebola-ravaged Liberia, churches serve as a rare gathering place.

    Struggling to contain Ebola epidemic

    Health experts debate using unproved drugs to treat the deadly virus as it continues to spread in west Africa.

    South Sudan faces famine amid civil war

    About 50,000 children are at risk of death from the man-made crisis, as fighting disrupts farming and trade.

    Best news photos of the week

    A look at key images from this week’s news, from an Ebola quarantine in Liberia to continued protests in Ferguson.

    Fighting to contain Ebola

    Governments move to stop the epidemic from spreading further as the death toll from the virus continues to grow.

    Air Algerie jet with 116 on board crashes in Mali

    An Air Algerie jetliner carrying 116 people crashed Thursday in restive Mali, the third major international aviation disaster in a week.

    Fighting continues at Tripoli airport

    Libyan militias battled for control of the capital’s airport, fighting that killed at least three people, a security official said.

    Israeli action in Gaza triggers protests

    Demonstrators in India, Venezuela and other countries rally against the continued bloodshed in the region.