Workers sort fish at a wholesale market for fish and other seafood in Mahachai, in Thailand’s Samut Sakhon province. Photograph: Damir Sagolj/Reuters

Amid reports about slavery and unlawful fishing in the industry, the European Union has threatened to ban imports of seafood from Thailand because, of(...)

A migrant (right) prepares to put on a pair of new shoes after disembarking at the Sicilian harbor of Catania. Some 220 migrants who were rescued at sea off the coast of Libya on Wednesday were taken to the Sicilian port of Catania early on Thursday. Photograph: Alessandro Bianchi/Reuters

As EU leaders were preparing for an emergency summit in Brussels today to discuss Europe’s ongoing migrant crisis, another boatload of migrants was (...)

A Red Cross worker with an African migrant after his arrival by sea in Ceuta. Photograph: The Red Cross

Germinal Castillo pulls out his mobile phone and finds a photograph on it. It is of a group of sub-Saharan Africans inside a tiny inflatable boat, wit(...)

A man walks past an Ebola awareness painting on a wall in downtown Monrovia, Liberia. One year has passed since the declaration of what has become the largest Ebola outbreak in history, with more than 10,000 deaths. Photograph: Ahmed Jallanzo/EPA

One year has passed since the declaration of what has become the largest Ebola outbreak in history, with more than 10,000 deaths. The virus escaped co(...)

One year has passed since the declaration of what became the largest Ebola outbreak in history, with more than 10,000 deaths and 24,000 people infected. But health experts and charities have warned the danger is far from over. Picture show healthcare workers prepare to go inside of the high-risk area for the first time, at the Hastings Ebola treatment unit in Freetown, Sierra Leone, in November. Photograph: Daniel Berehulak/The New York Times.

One year has passed since the declaration of what became the largest Ebola outbreak in history, with more than 10,000 deaths and 24,000 people infecte(...)

A nurse administers an Ebola vaccine as part of a study at Redemption Hospital, formerly a holding centre for the infected in Monrovia, Liberia. Photograph: Daniel Berehulak/The New York Times

A US healthcare worker who tested positive for Ebola while in Sierra Leone is in a serious condition at a Maryland hospital, and a second American who(...)

An ebola survivor, Sianneh Beyan, weeps in front of a hut housing the remains of her late husband and relatives cremated as a result of the deadly ebola virus in Disco Hill, Margibi County, Liberia. Photograph: Ahmed Jallanzo/EPA

Measles cases could almost double in countries hardest hit by the West African Ebola outbreak as overwhelmed health systems are unable to maintain chi(...)

Up to 700 British military personnel have been working in the west African country to aid the Ebola crisis. Photograph: Cellou Binanicellou/AFP/Getty Images

A British military healthcare worker in Sierra Leone has tested positive for Ebola.Public Health England (PHE) said the worker, who is reported to be (...)

Beatrice Yordoldo (seated), the last confirmed Ebola patient, poses for photographs with medical staff as she prepares to leave the Ebola treatment unit (ETU) in the Paynesville suburb of the Liberian capital Monrovia. Photograph: Zoom Dosso/AFP/Getty Images

Liberia’s last Ebola patient was discharged Thursday after a ceremony in the capital, Monrovia, bringing to zero the number of known cases in the cou(...)

James Nyema (9) wears pink mittens while singing Liberia’s national anthem at the CDB King Elementary School in Monrovia. Though Ebola cases have all but disappeared in Liberia, lingering fears and a depressed economy have dampened the turnout at schools. Photograph: Daniel Berehulak/The New York Times

A couple of dozen students sat quietly inside the CDB King Elementary School’s dim and dusty auditorium on their first morning back. Despite the heat,(...)