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India coronavirus: Why is India reopening amid a spike in cases?

India's caseload continues to rise even as restrictions ease across the country.

Coronavirus in South Africa: Eight lessons for the rest of the continent

What South Africa can teach other African countries gearing up for a spike in infections.

Brothers' Home: South Korea's 1980s 'concentration camp'

In the 1980s, innocent children and adults were taken off South Korea's streets - and locked away.

In mid-Pacific with nowhere to land

A group of performers were halfway across the ocean in a 75ft boat when the pandemic erupted - leaving them with nowhere to go.

South Sudan Vice President Tests Positive for Coronavirus

James Wani Igga made the announcement on state-owned TV

In pictures: Peru's most catastrophic natural disaster

On 31 May 1970 an earthquake struck in Peru, triggering a landslide and leading to the deaths of 70,000.

LGBT: Covid-19 forced me back home where I'm 'unwanted'

'Emma' lost her job and had to move back to the village where she feels 'misunderstood'.

Atlanta Mayor Praised for Response to Floyd Unrest

Keisha Lance Bottoms invoked city history in a passionate plea for those protesting the death of George Floyd to go home

When Officers Kill, Redress Is Rare, Review Shows

In the majority of cases, police and the localities that employ them are largely shielded from having to pay financial settlements to victims or their survivors by 'qualified immunity'

Protests Continue After Night of Violence in California

Windows were smashed, stores robbed and fires set in the San Francisco Bay Area and Los Angeles, where more than 500 were arrested during an hours-long rampage through downtown Friday