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An American who may have been exposed to Ebola in Congo is being monitored back in the US

An American medical worker who may have been exposed to Ebola while working in the Democratic Republic of Congo was flown back to the US on Saturday.
National Liberation Army (ELN) soldiers standing in formation in Arauca province, Colombia, in 2002.

These are the world’s 20 most dangerous countries, and photos showing what life is like there

Countries were ranked on prevalence of terrorism, homicide, organized crime and unreliable or corrupt police forces by the World Economic Forum.
People walk past debris in Arhab, Yemen in January 2013 after a Houthi bomb was dropped there during a fight against Sunni tribesmen.

These are the 10 riskiest countries in the world to visit — and why

A 2019 World Risk Map compiles data in five categories to assess travel risks, including political, security, medical, infrastructural, and environmental threats. Here's a look at the 10 riskiest countries in the world for travelers.
Demonstrators kneel and chant slogans during a protest organised by Catholic activists in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo January 21, 2018.

The Catholic Church is trying to oust an African dictator — photos and video show priests being beaten in the streets

President Joseph Kabila still refuses to step down more than a year after his mandate expired.

Giant robocops are being deployed to solve the Congo’s traffic problem

Kinshasa, a city in the Democratic Republic of Congo, is employing huge robots to direct traffic.

How one author unlocked the secrets of one of Africa’s most oppressive dictatorships

An interview with Anjan Sundaram, author of "Bad News," about life under one of Africa's harshest regimes.