Edition:
United States
Pictures | Fri Aug 29, 2014 | 11:13am EDT

Medical charity MSF wants U.N. to take lead on Ebola epidemic

Mego Terzian, head of Medecins sans Frontieres France (MSF), poses during an interview with Reuters at the MSF headquarters in Paris August 29, 2014. REUTERS/Charles Platiau

Mego Terzian, head of Medecins sans Frontieres France (MSF), poses during an interview with Reuters at the MSF headquarters in Paris August 29, 2014. REUTERS/Charles Platiau

Mego Terzian, head of Medecins sans Frontieres France (MSF), poses during an interview with Reuters at the MSF headquarters in Paris August 29, 2014. REUTERS/Charles Platiau
Close
1 / 3
Mego Terzian, head of Medecins sans Frontieres France (MSF), attends an interview with Reuters in his office at the MSF headquarters in Paris August 29, 2014. The U.N. Security Council must lead efforts to stop the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, a senior official from Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) said on Friday, warning the current response risked aggravating the crisis. Mego Terzian, head of the medical charity's French arm, said the epidemic was getting worse each day and neither MSF, the World Health Organisation (WHO) or the governments of Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea had the means to contain it.  REUTERS/Charles Platiau

Mego Terzian, head of Medecins sans Frontieres France (MSF), attends an interview with Reuters in his office at the MSF headquarters in Paris August 29, 2014. The U.N. Security Council must lead efforts to stop the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, a...more

Mego Terzian, head of Medecins sans Frontieres France (MSF), attends an interview with Reuters in his office at the MSF headquarters in Paris August 29, 2014. The U.N. Security Council must lead efforts to stop the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, a senior official from Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) said on Friday, warning the current response risked aggravating the crisis. Mego Terzian, head of the medical charity's French arm, said the epidemic was getting worse each day and neither MSF, the World Health Organisation (WHO) or the governments of Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea had the means to contain it. REUTERS/Charles Platiau
Close
2 / 3
Volunteers prepare to remove the bodies of people who were suspected of contracting Ebola and died in the community in the village of Pendebu, north of Kenema July 18, 2014.  REUTERS/WHO/Tarik Jasarevic

Volunteers prepare to remove the bodies of people who were suspected of contracting Ebola and died in the community in the village of Pendebu, north of Kenema July 18, 2014. REUTERS/WHO/Tarik Jasarevic

Volunteers prepare to remove the bodies of people who were suspected of contracting Ebola and died in the community in the village of Pendebu, north of Kenema July 18, 2014. REUTERS/WHO/Tarik Jasarevic
Close
3 / 3

Next Slideshows

The Jolie-Pitt family album

Growing up with Brad and Angelina.

Aug 28 2014

Brangelina get married

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt were married Saturday in France, a spokesman for the couple says.

Aug 28 2014

Inside Scotland's Parliament

Behind the scenes of Scotland's Parliament in Edinburgh on the day of the last session before the independence referendum.

Aug 28 2014

Deadly spiral of Honduras

Honduras has drug gangs, corruption and the world's highest murder rate, while neighboring Nicaragua has fended off these problems.

Aug 28 2014

MORE IN PICTURES

Venezuela's opposition protests as Congress annulled

Venezuela's opposition protests as Congress annulled

Opposition leaders branded Venezuela's socialist President Nicolas Maduro a "dictator" after the Supreme Court took over the functions of Congress and pushed a lengthy political standoff to new heights.

Prom day present

Prom day present

Low-income and homeless students find perfect prom outfits at the Operation School Bell Prom Day giveaway in Los Angeles.

Sunken South Korean ferry raised

Sunken South Korean ferry raised

The Sewol ferry that sank nearly three years ago, killing 304 people, most of them children on a school trip, slowly emerges from a gray sea.

The art of the selfie

The art of the selfie

A look at the self-portrait in the age of smartphones, as the humble selfie becomes a global form of self-expression.

Photos of the week

Photos of the week

Our top photos from the past week.

Driven from Mosul

Driven from Mosul

Residents flee as Iraqi forces fight Islamic State militants for control of western Mosul.

China Fashion Week

China Fashion Week

Highlights from China Fashion Week in Beijing.

Cyclone Debbie strikes northeast Australia

Cyclone Debbie strikes northeast Australia

Cyclone Debbie rips a trail of destruction through northeast Australia, as howling winds, heavy rain and huge seas leave tens of thousands of homes without power.

Chinese paramilitary training

Chinese paramilitary training

Inside the grueling training for China's paramilitary police.

Newer Slideshows Older Slideshows

Trending Collections

Pictures