Jens Laerke

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A part of the building of Anglicana Comunhao church is broken by strong cyclone which hit in Beira, Mozambique, on March 20, 2019. Photograph:Yasuyoshi CHIBA/AFP/Getty Images

Rescue workers plucked more survivors from trees and roofs to safety on Thursday, a week after a cyclone ripped through southern Africa and triggered(...)

 A damaged mosque near the Talise beach in Palu city, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia. Photograph: Hotli Simanjuntak/EPA-EFE

Indonesia is in a race against time to save victims of the earthquake and tsunami on Sulawesi island, the government said on Tuesday, as the official(...)

Smoke rises from  the rebel-held enclave of eastern Ghouta, Syria on Tuesday, where a United Nations-sponsored ceasefire has failed to take hold. Photograph: /AFP/Getty Images

Air strikes and rocket fire continued into the night on Tuesday, after a five-hour lull ordered by Vladimir Putin failed to provide aid to the rebel-h(...)

Syrian residents fleeing the conflict that has so far taken some 400,000 lives, displaced 11 million people and left much of Syria ravaged beyond all recognition. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Syrian government forces were poised to retake control of Aleppo on Tuesday night after years of bombardment and a four-month siege in the rebel(...)

 A Kurdish Peshmerga soldier relaxes in Bartella, a village  recaptured from Islamic State during the battle to retake Mosul, on Tuesday. Photograph: Carl Court/Getty Images

Residents of Mosul said Islamic State was using civilians as human shields as Iraqi and Kurdish forces captured outlying villages in their advance on (...)

A Syrian man carries a baby after removing him from the rubble of a destroyed building following a reported air strike in the Qatarji neighbourhood of  Aleppo on Wednesday. Photograph:  Ameer Alhalbi/AFP/Getty Images

Warplanes mounted the heaviest air strikes in months against rebel-held districts of the city of Aleppo overnight, as Russia and the Syrian government(...)