Moses (10) sells eggs outside a petrol station in Gulu to support his family. Photograph:  Sally Hayden/Thomson Reuters Foundation

Every morning soon after dawn, 10-year-old Moses leaves home carrying trays of hard-boiled eggs and walks for half an hour to sell them outside a petr(...)

People cross from San Antonio del Tachira in Venezuela to Cucuta in Colombia through ‘trochas’ – illegal trails – near the Simon Bolivar international bridge, on November 20th 2019. Photograph: Schneyder Mendoza/AFP via Getty

Emma Perez is banging on the heavy metal door of the soup kitchen hoping to get her family something to eat. She arrived in Colombia the previous nigh(...)

Civilians flee the city of Afrin in northern Syria on March 16th, 2018.  A Turkish-led offensive to capture the Kurdish-majority enclave has forced 30,000 civilians from its main city in 24 hours. Photograph:  George Ourfalian/AFP/Getty

More reports of the arrest and torture of refugees who return to government-held Syria have emerged, following an Irish Times investigation into rever(...)

Justin Forsyth, who has resigned as deputy director of the United Nations children’s agency, Unicef. Photograph: Bryan R Smith/AFP/Getty Images

The deputy director of the United Nations children’s agency Unicef resigned on Thursday, saying he did not want coverage of past mistakes he had made(...)

Brendan Cox has stepped down from his posts at two charities after allegations that he assaulted a woman at Harvard University in 2015. Photograph: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

The husband of the murdered MP Jo Cox has resigned from the two charities he set up in her memory after being publicly accused of sexual assault. Bre(...)

Afghan security forces inspect the site of an attack on British charity Save the Children’s office in Jalalabad  on Wednesday. Photograph:   Noorullah Shirzada/AFP/Getty Images

Gunmen stormed an office of the Save the Children aid agency in Afghanistan’s eastern city of Jalalabad on Wednesday and battled security forces all d(...)

Firefighters and rescue workers remove the body of a victim from debris at the site of a collapsed building in Mumbai, India, on Thursday. Photograph: Shailesh Andrade/Reuters

At least 21 people are dead and more than a dozen others trapped after monsoon downpours caused a building to collapse in Mumbai. The four-storey re(...)

Women and children at an IDP settlement 60km south of the town of Gode, reachable only along a dirt track through the desiccated landscape. Photograph: James Jeffrey

Fourteen kilometres outside the Ethiopian town of Gode, a group of women with bands of dusty children clutching their dresses point to a patch of grou(...)

 Étáin Sweeney Keogh (18)  from Fivemilebourne, Leitrim, who  “took over” the lord mayor of Dublin’s office for Plan International Ireland as part of  the  UN International Day of the Girl. Photograph:  Jason Clarke

Sweden is the best country in the world to be a girl, according to an index of 144 countries by Save the Children, the international advocacy group. (...)

A Syrian maternity hospital in a rebel-held area of Idlib province has been hit by air strikes. File photograph: Ammar Abdullah/Reuters

A Syrian maternity hospital in a rebel-held area of Idlib province was extensively damaged on Friday after it was hit by air strikes, international ch(...)

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