Demonstrators set on fire part of the congress building during a protest demanding the resignation of Guatemalan president Alejandro Giammattei, in Guatemala City. Photograph: Orlando Estrada/AFP via Getty Images

Thousands of people in Guatemala’s capital on Saturday staged the biggest protest yet against Guatemalan president Alejandro Giammattei, with some set(...)

Saudi activist Loujain al-Hathloul: has been on hunger strike since October 26th. Photograph: Facebook

The G20 summit hosted by Saudi Arabia this weekend has been hijacked by the coronavirus pandemic and will be held virtually, with talking heads addres(...)

 Emily Kristine Pedersen  poses next to the trophy after winning the Saudi Ladies International   at the King Abdullah Economic City, north of Jeddah. Photograph:  Amer Hilabi/AFP via Getty Images

The pier walk threw out a couple of lines from the swarthy Welsh love machine Tom Jones in a hit from 1971. The braggadocio anthem, She’s a Lady, was (...)

Members of a military band arrive at Ethiopian  prime minister Abiy Ahmed’s  compound in  in Addis Ababa on Tuesday. Photograph: Eduardo SoterasS/AFP via Getty Images

Gashaw Koye, a 42-year-old farmer from Amhara dressed in crisp new battle fatigues, met his wife from the neighbouring region of Tigray more than two (...)

Ethiopian migrants who fled intense fighting in their homeland of Tigray cooka meal in the border reception centre of Hamdiyet, Sudan, on Saturday. Photograph: Ebrahim Hamid/AFP via Getty Images

Some African and European nations pressed Ethiopia behind the scenes on Monday to allow mediation of a war in a northern region that has spilled in(...)

Ethiopians fleeing intense fighting in their homeland of Tigray, gather in a bordering Sudanese village, east of the town of Gadaref, on Friday. Photograph: Ebrahim Hamid/AFP via Getty Images

Two airports in Ethiopia’s Amhara state which neighbours Tigray where federal troops are fighting local forces were targeted by rocket fire late on Fr(...)

PSNI chief constable Simon Byrne said: “We welcome the report and the scrutiny into the police response. We will now take time to consider its findings and recommendations.”

Northern Ireland’s Policing Board has questioned whether the force’s approach to Black Lives Matter protests was “unlawful”. CCTV and body-worn video(...)

Destroyed houses in the village of Aldeia da Paz, Cabo Delgado province in Mozambique  after it was attacked in August 2019. Photograph: Marco Longari/AFP via Getty Images

Mozambican police have confirmed that at least 50 people in the country’s northernmost province were beheaded this month by suspected Islamist militan(...)

Kosovo president Hashim Thaci: ‘I will not allow under any circumstances that I appear before court as the president of the republic of Kosovo.’  Photograph: Visar Kryeziu/AP

Kosovo’s president Hashim Thaci has resigned after a court in The Hague confirmed that he would face war crimes charges related to a 1998-9 conflict b(...)


The harassment many women face on social media has become frighteningly normalised. Online abuse of women must be tackled, by law and by the p(...)

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