Restaurant owners bang ladles against saucepans  at a demonstration against restaurant and bar closures in Marseilles. Photograph: Daniel Cole

Four more French cities were on Thursday put on maximum alert in the resurgent Covid-19 epidemic, health minister Olivier Véran announced, bringing th(...)

Women said they were plied with drinks, others ambushed in offices and hospitals. Photograph: iStock

More than 50 women have accused Ebola aid workers from the World Health Organisation (WHO) and leading non-govermental organsations (NGOs) of sexual e(...)

A sign with a portrait of Anders Tegnell, the face of the country’s response to the novel coronavirus Covid-19 pandemic, is hanged at an entrance to a restaurant to instruct people to wash their hands in Sodermalm, Stockholm. Photograph: Jonathan Nackstrand/AFP

At the start of this year, Anders Tegnell was just a low-profile bureaucrat in a country of 10 million people, heading a department that collects and (...)

 Migrants among the 350  on board the Sea-Watch 4 civil sea rescue ship, that is waiting for permission to run into a port, on sea between Malta and Italy.  Photograph: Thomas Lohnes/AFP via Getty Images

Nearly 100 minors and several pregnant women are among hundreds of refugees and migrants asking to be allowed to dock in Europe, after they were rescu(...)

In the first phase, vaccines will be allocated proportionally to all participating countries to cover up to 20 per cent of their population in order to vaccinate ‘most of the at-risk groups’, said WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus.  Photograph: iStock

The World Health Organisation has urged wealthier member states to join its Covid-19 vaccine facility by the end of the month, amid fears it may not r(...)

There are people who, at great risk and personal cost to themselves, enable us to go on believing in humanity. We can and should support them. Photograph: Getty Images

Kamand Kojouri is an Iranian woman living in Wales. She teaches at Swansea University and is a published author. Her latest book, a selection of her p(...)

Acayo Rose (74) stands in front of one of her family’s malaria nets with a neighbour and her baby in Gulu. Photograph: Sally Hayden/Thomson Reuters Foundation

In her small home in northern Uganda surrounded by the six children she cares for, Acayo Rose (74) sleeps under a mosquito net she inherited from a de(...)

Dr Claire Dunne works in the Moria refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesvos

Irish staff working in Iraq and Greece with Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) during the Covid-19 pandemic have warned of “potentially catastrophic” impl(...)

An inflatable boat with 47 migrants on board being rescued by the Dutch-flagged Sea Watch 3 off Libya’s coasts in January 2019. Photograph: Federico Scoppa/AFP via Getty

A 39-year-old man who tried to cross the Mediterranean Sea to Europe has died in a remote migrant detention centre in Libya, adding to a mounting list(...)

Several people were wounded in the attack on Dasht-e-Barchi Hospital in Kabul, according to a ministry of interior official. Photograph: STR/Getty/AFP

Gunmen disguised as police attacked a hospital in the Afghan capital, Kabul, on Tuesday, killing 16 people including two newborn babies from a matern(...)

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