World risks 'sleepwalking into surveillance' with coronavirus controls
As countries use tech to tackle COVID-19, rights groups warn digital surveillance measures threaten freedoms and privacy
INTERVIEW-Afghan women play 'crucial' role in Taliban talks, says negotiator
Many Afghan women worry that peace talks do not include safeguards for their rights
India's poor live on promises in coronavirus
No papers, no safety net: the informal army of Indian workers worst hit by COVID-19 lockdown
From chatbots to online markets, Africans craft weapons against coronavirus
With chatbots and interactive sites, techies on the well-connected continent are finding new ways to slow the infection rate
Governments urged not to shirk climate action after summit delay
Coronavirus forces postponement of COP26 conference but efforts to tackle global warming remain urgent - especially for the poor
More Afghan women find solace in drugs as coronavirus, migration upends life
Drug addiction is on the rise among women in Afghanistan with fears numbers will increase due to the coronavirus pandemic
Amid coronavirus scare, Americans flock to remote land, survival retreats
Although they have seen less infections than cities, experts say rural areas could become more vulnerable, in part due to difficulties in accessing healthcare
Kenya's push to harvest rainwater has a new payoff: battling coronavirus
Improved water storage to cope with climate change and drought is helping Kenyans wash their hands - but will it last?
Moving indoors and online, can street papers survive coronavirus crisis?
Social distancing measures introduced to slow the spread of coronavirus have forced street papers to reinvent themselves or risk collapse.
Climate stress and coronavirus gang up on world's vulnerable
As risks converge in a complex world, the resilience of small-scale farmers and families living in poverty is being tested to its limits