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Nepal's Organ Trail: How traffickers steal kidneys

In Nepal, an aging population combined with poor diets and no health insurance system means increased organ disease. The one in highest demand? The kidney. And black market traffickers will do anything to get them.

'Drastic action is needed' now to stop Ebola epidemic

The World Health Organization says "drastic action is needed" to stop the deadly Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa. It has sent teams of experts to help locals deal with the epidemic and WHO plans to meet next week to discuss how to contain it.

Poroshenko: Cease-fire talks continue

New Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko told CNN's Christiane Amanpour in an exclusive interview Thursday that negotiations with Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine would continue Friday, when he will sign a cooperation agreement with the European Union that sparked the crisis in his country.

Rapes, abuse, possible necrophilia: Jimmy Savile's hospital horrors

DJ and TV host Jimmy Savile was a larger-than-life personality. And a report released Thursday confirms he was also an extravagant sexual predator, using his access to hospitals as a volunteer porter and fundraiser to abuse victims aged from 5 to 75.

Explosive remnants of war

She stands tall, two makeshift wooden crutches propping up her one-legged body in the same fields that took so much from her. She stares into the sun with a stern face, hardened by years of loss.

Iraq's parliament to meet amid crisis

As Sunni extremist militants and the Iraqi military battle for control, the nation's vice president has issued a decree calling for parliament to meet Tuesday to start the process of creating a new government.

'Forced labor' notes found in clothing

A shopper in Northern Ireland may have gotten more than she bargained for when she reportedly discovered a chilling note stuffed in a pair of pants she purchased from European retailer, Primark.

Exodus from Pakistan's troubled north

Pakistan's much-awaited military offensive in North Waziristan was launched more than a week ago, and followed an attack on Karachi airport that left at least 36 people dead.

The 'bionic men' of World War I

Thomas Schlich says the mutilation -- and survival -- of soldiers in WWI led to major gains in the technology of prosthetic limbs, producing the forerunners of our modern prosthetic designs.

Blast kills 21 at plaza in Nigerian capital

An explosion rocked a parking lot at a crowded plaza in Nigeria's capital Wednesday afternoon, killing 21 people and injuring 17 others, a spokesman for Nigeria's relief agency said.