The death toll from the Ebola outbreak in West Africa has risen to 1350.
Three Liberian health workers receiving an experimental drug to treat Ebola show signs of recovery.
Poachers killed an estimated 100,000 elephants across Africa between 2010 and 2012, a new study has found.
Liberia is struggling to track down 17 suspected Ebola carriers who fled after a quarantine centre they were in was attacked.
Liberian slum residents raid an Ebola quarantine centre taking items including bloody sheets and mattresses.
The Ebola outbreak ravaging West Africa could last another six months, aid group says.
Meerkats look cuddly and endearing, but a new study says they have a dark side.
The WHO reported 128 new Ebola cases and 56 deaths in West Africa, raising the death toll from the worst ever outbreak of the disease to 1069.
Two New Zealand nurses are en route to Sierra Leone to help fight the Ebola crisis.
South Africa is sending rhinos to secret locations in a bid to combat poaching.
In the first visit by a US secretary of state to the Solomon Islands, John Kerry has highlighted historic ties.
Medical school professors no longer want Kadiatou Fanta in class. Her boyfriend dumped her. She eats alone.
Oscar Pistorius's freedom hangs on South African magistrate Desmond Nair.
People infected in the West Africa Ebola outbreak can be offered untested drugs, WHO says.
Spanish missionary died in a Madrid hospital amid a worldwide debate over who should get experimental Ebola drugs.
The killing of hundreds of Egyptian demonstrators last year was systematic, ordered by top officials and probably amounts to crimes against humanity, Human Rights Watch said.
Ebola's progress has resulted in a world-wide emergency being declared. Track its progress with our interactive graphic.
Ebola has killed two people in Nigeria's commercial capital while another eight cases have been confirmed.
Liberians defy warnings to avoid public gatherings and pack churches to seek solace from an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus.
A Nigerian church leader has cancelled his trip here due to the Ebola crisis and increasing Boko Haram-led violence.