DR Congo

Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Scientists are racing to confirm if an outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo, which officials confirmed on Sunday, is a different strain than that which has killed nearly 1,500 people in Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Nigeria, potentially raising the specter of the crisis to two deadly outbreaks. At a Sunday press briefing, DRC...
Jon Queally, staff writer
The UN refugee agency releases annual statistics showing that more than 51 million people were forcibly displaced at the end of 2013, the largest number since the end of World War II. Half of the world's refugees in 2013 were children. (Photo: UNHRC)
The United Nations agency on refugees on Friday announced that the global...

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