By Kayla Ruble
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…
By Larisa Epatko
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton voiced U.S. frustration this week over a recent violent crackdown against a protest in Guinea, and the administration took the unusual step of dispatching an envoy to the West African nation.
In other news, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad criticized U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki Moon of "parroting" the baseless charges of Western nations, and flooding in the Philippines has left at least 280 people dead.
By PBS NewsHour
Guinea's prime minister and about 30 other government leaders surrendered Thursday at an army barracks, as Capt. Moussa Camara, the head of a military coup, declared himself the new leader of the western African country.
Support Provided By: Learn more
Educate your inbox
Subscribe to Here’s the Deal, our politics newsletter for analysis you won’t find anywhere else.