The Ebola virus was detected in samples of a viral hemorrhagic fever that has killed more than 50 people in the West African nation of Guinea marking the first human outbreak of Ebola in the country, according to government officials…

UN forces supported the Congolese army and engaged with M23 rebels in late October.Photo by Carl de Souza/Getty Images UPDATED: 2:25 p.m. ET After meeting at the presidential residence in Entebbe, Uganda, Monday, the Congolese government said they…

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The Price of Precious

In these images from the October 125th anniversary issue of National Geographic magazine, photographer Marcus Bleasdale documents child labor in camps that extract not blood diamonds, but tin, tungsten and tantalum -- minerals used in electronic products. © Marcus Bleasdale/National…

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