Photos from around the region
In Liberia, where there are few ambulances, simply getting to a treatment center can be an ordeal.
American servicemembers were deployed to Liberia as part of Operation United Assistance.
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.
As Ebola continues to spread, Liberia and other countries struggle to care for the children orphaned by the deadly virus.
As the Ebola epidemic continues, patients in Liberia celebrate recovery from deadly disease.
In Ebola-ravaged Liberia, churches serve as a rare gathering place.
Health experts debate using unproved drugs to treat the deadly virus as it continues to spread in west Africa.
About 50,000 children are at risk of death from the man-made crisis, as fighting disrupts farming and trade.
A look at key images from this week’s news, from an Ebola quarantine in Liberia to continued protests in Ferguson.
Governments move to stop the epidemic from spreading further as the death toll from the virus continues to grow.
An Air Algerie jetliner carrying 116 people crashed Thursday in restive Mali, the third major international aviation disaster in a week.
Libyan militias battled for control of the capital’s airport, fighting that killed at least three people, a security official said.
Demonstrators in India, Venezuela and other countries rally against the continued bloodshed in the region.
Blast that hit crowded shopping center in Abuja, the nation’s capital, is thought to be work of Islamic extremists.
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Two candidates are vying for the top office after Egypt’s first democratically elected president was ousted last year.
Two car bombs exploded at a bustling bus terminal and market, killing at least 118 people and wounding dozens.
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Camille Lepage, 26, was slain while on assignment in the war-torn Central African Republic.
South Africans head to the polls Wednesday to vote in a general election that will decide whether the ruling ANC will remain in power.