Europe

'Suffering and smiling': Slow death of a street market

Ridley Road Market encapsulates East London's rich history of diversity but can it survive austerity and gentrification?

Ridley Road: The slow death of an East London street market

Opinion

What the US needs to heal is MLK's radical revolution of values

On his 90th birthday, understanding Martin Luther King's real message is more crucial than ever before.

David A Love

by David A Love

David A Love

US & Canada

US poor and minority areas turning into 'pharmacy deserts'

Pharmacies are closing in what they consider unprofitable poor and minority neighbourhoods in the US, often times depriving residents of access to medicine, counselling and local clinics.

Opinion

How capitalism is killing us

And how we may have passed the 'point of no return''.

Belen Fernandez

by Belen Fernandez

Belen Fernandez

Sudan

Sudan government says 19 killed in protests

Authorities say at least 19 killed in protests against bread prices as Egypt offers Sudan's government its support.

Sudan: 19 killed, over 200 injured in protests

Kashmir

Kashmir's 'Wall of Kindness' brings warmth during harsh winter

A group of young people in Indian-administered Kashmir start wall where residents can donate clothes for those in need.

Kashmir's 'Wall of Kindness' brings warmth during harsh winter

Sudan

Sudan journalists strike in support of protests

Activists and opposition groups have called on people to take to the streets again over the next few days.

Sudan journalists strike in support of protests

Sudan

Sudanese police fire at protesters in Khartoum

Security forces use live ammunition to disperse protesters marching towards the presidential palace in the capital.

Sudan

What prompted the protests in Sudan?

Protests that started over the rising costs of bread and fuel have now widened with calls for the overthrow of al-Bashir

What prompted the protests in Sudan?

Sudan

Sudan's Bashir vows reforms amid demands to step down

While Omar al-Bashir vows 'real reforms' to improve living standards, protesters demand that he should resign.

Sudan's Bashir vows reforms as protesters ask him to step down

Homeless

This is Europe: An image of homelessness in Paris

Tourists flock to the French capital for Christmas, but what is it like to live on the streets of the city of love?

This is Europe: An image of homelessness in Paris

Latin America

Untreated diseases, health conditions plague Venezuelan migrants

Thousands queue to receive help from US hospital ship, laying bare deep need of fleeing Venezuela's crisis.

Untreated diseases, health conditions plague Venezuelan migrants

Radicalised Youth

Daughters of al-Shabab

What draws Kenyan women to join al-Shabab and what challenges are they facing when they return to their communities?

Africa

'Politicians have failed us': The despair of Nigeria's poor

Ahead of Nigeria's presidential elections next year, residents of informal settlements say they expect little to change.

'Politicians have failed us': The despair of Nigeria's poor

US-Mexico border

Central Americans with disabilities seek compassion at US border

Friends Sergio Caceres and Daniel Folgar hope to find work in US to be able to afford treatment for their conditions.

Central Americans with disabilities seek compassion at US border