Brazil

In Pictures: COVID-19 ravages Amazon river communities in Brazil

The front lines of the fight against the virus outbreak in Brazil have shifted to poor, remote corners of the country.

In Pictures: COVID-19 ravages Amazon river communities in Brazil

Philippines

In Pictures: Philippines' iconic jeepneys pushed off the road

Coronavirus-related restrictions made many of the drivers jobless and forced to beg on the streets to survive.

In Pictures: Philippines' iconic jeepneys pushed off the road

India

In Pictures: Coronavirus cases hit a new high in India

Nearly 20,000 new infections reported - a jump of 100,000 cases in a week - in the world’s fourth worst-hit country.

In Pictures: Coronavirus cases hit a new high in India

Venezuela

In Pictures: Venezuela's water shortage

Venezuela's water crisis has driven some residents to rig their water systems and hand dig shallow wells at home.

In Pictures: Venezuela's water shortage

Poverty

In Pictures: Empty fridges as Lebanon economic crisis bites

With soaring prices and falling currency, Lebanon's middle class is sliding under the poverty line.

In Pictures: Empty fridges as Lebanon economic crisis bites