Coronavirus pandemic

Coronavirus: Homeless families lose key support as schools close

Health experts advise closing schools, but for unstably housed families, that brings difficult choices, increased risk.

Coronavirus: Homeless families lose key support as schools close

Asia Pacific

Generation next: How the young are changing Taiwan's politics

The generation that grew up in a democratic Taiwan are determined to promote and defend the island's freedoms.

Generation next: How the young are changing Taiwan's politics

Sport

Five things to watch in lockdown

From the woman hunting Boko Haram to the children of the US opioid crisis - films to take your mind off coronavirus.

Five things to watch in lockdown

Health

'Sanitiser? I clear human waste with my hands'

Sanitary workers around the world carry out life-threatening tasks, majority without access to the most basic hygiene.

Sanitary workers risk their lives despite spread of coronavirus

Coronavirus pandemic

Quarantined Argentines use balconies to honour disappeared

Argentines, forced indoors due to coronavirus, display handkerchiefs to remember those killed during dictatorship.

Quarantined Argentines use balconies to honour disappeared

AJ Close up

The women searching for Mexico's disappeared | Close Up

The brave women tracking their missing loved ones.

Coronavirus pandemic

Calls to end MPP as US delays hearings due to coronavirus

Move pushes back hearings for those sent to Mexico under Trump administration's controversial 'Remain in Mexico' policy.

Calls to end MPP as US delays hearings due to coronavirus

Africa

In Pictures: The witch hunts of Bangui

Elderly people in the war-torn Central African Republic are being accused of witchcraft, with fatal consequences.

In Pictures: The witch hunts of Bangui

MH17

Dutch MH17 trial suspended until June

Four defendants are standing trial, three in absentia, over the 2014 downing of the MH17 passenger jet over Ukraine.

Dutch MH17 trial suspended to give defence more preparation time

juvenile justice

Rights group: Children in Egypt tortured in detention

In new report, Human Rights Watch claims Egyptian security forces tortured children as young as 12 in custody.

Rights group: Children in Egypt tortured in detention

Palestine

Palestinian prisoner's commission calls for release of detainees

PLO's commission for prisoners affairs called on UN to urge Israel to release detainees amid coronavirus fears.

Palestinian prisoner's commission calls for release of detainees

NewsFeed

#AJOPINION: Christchurch mosque shootings 'could happen again'

One year on, 'Christchurch could happen again,' warns human rights adviser Shaymaa Arif.

Human Rights

'Butchered': The Kenyan FGM clinic serving Europeans

Kenya banned FGM in 2011, but Europeans still bring their daughters to underground clinics there to be cut.

'Butchered': The Kenyan FGM clinic serving Europeans

Coronavirus pandemic

Indigenous 'at much greater risk' amid coronavirus pandemic

Water shortages, insufficient healthcare, overcrowded housing make native groups especially susceptible to the virus.

Indigenous 'at much greater risk' amid coronavirus pandemic

South Africa

South Africa to build 40km fence along Zimbabwe border

Authorities say fence will stem irregular migration as well as spread of coronavirus in the country.

South Africa to build 40km fence along Zimbabwe border