Iraq

In Pictures: Lonely burials for coronavirus victims in Iraq

Burial ground in Najaf created specifically for COVID-19 victims since such burials have been rejected at many places.

In Pictures: Lonely burials for coronavirus victims in Iraq

Kashmir

In Pictures: How India's lockdowns ruined Kashmir's economy

Kashmir's economy is yet to recover from a colossal loss a year after New Delhi scrapped the region's autonomous status.

In Pictures: How India's lockdowns ruined Kashmir's economy

History

In Pictures: Highways threaten Cairo's historic City of the Dead

Preservationists raise alarm as Egypt government drives highways through cemeteries where sultans and saints are buried.

In Pictures: Highways threaten Cairo's historic City of the Dead

Hajj

In Pictures: Hajj in the shadow of coronavirus

This year's Hajj was scaled down from 2.5 million pilgrims to as few as 10,000 due to the coronavirus pandemic.

In Pictures: Hajj in the shadow of coronavirus

Coronavirus pandemic

Meet the teacher pedalling knowledge to students amid pandemic

Gerardo Ixcoy turned a tricycle into mobile classroom to address remote-learning challenges in his Guatemalan community.

Meet the teacher pedalling knowledge to students amid pandemic