A food stand in Caracas during the 2008 global financial crisis when inflation reached almost 31 percent, an 11-year high; this year it is expected to reach 10 million percent (AN/Jaume Escofet)
March 29, 2019
IFRC said Venezuela will allow it to deliver emergency aid, the first time President Nicolás Maduro’s government acknowledged the humanitarian crisis.
Storm seen from Belfort, France (AN/Thomas Bresson)
March 28, 2019
Extreme weather affected 62 million people last year in a clear signal that climate-fueled natural hazards are rising, the U.N. weather agency reported.
Coal-fired power plants in Singrauli, India (AN/IAP)
March 25, 2019
Global energy-related carbon emissions reached a record high in 2018 as worldwide energy demand and coal use surged mostly from power plants in Asia.
A Nile River boat in Jinja Town, Uganda (AN/John Heilprin)
March 22, 2019
Children under the age of five were far more likely on average to die from illnesses due to unsafe water and sanitation than from war or violence.
Radovan Karadžić displayed as a hero in Guča, Serbia 15 years ago (AN/Steffen Emrich)
March 20, 2019
U.N. appeals judges increased former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadžić’s 40-year sentence to life in prison after upholding his war crimes convictions.
A watch post in the West Bank city of Hebron (AN/Kyle Taylor)
March 18, 2019
The United Nations and Israel plunged into an intense debate over the use of deadly force against protesters in Palestinian territory.
Inside CERN's Large Hadron Collider (AN/John Heilprin)
March 17, 2019
Physicists working at the world’s biggest atom smasher detected simultaneous production of three fundamental particles, a rare process.
The ICC's flag is flown in London to mark a day for international criminal justice (AN/U.K. FCO)
March 17, 2019
The International Criminal Court lost two members but gained a new one in the past two years, while fending off threats from authoritarian leaders.
An estimated 4,000 climate protesters took to the streets of the Swiss capital (AN/Clarisa Gaines)
March 15, 2019
At least 1.5 million students walked out of their classrooms on a Friday to demand their governments take meaningful and swift action to fight climate change.
Nupla Peak above Nepal's Lukla village airport, gateway for Everest trekkers (AN/John Heilprin)
March 13, 2019
Leaders called for urgent improvement to the planet’s health, echoing findings of a U.N. report for the highest-level decision-making body on the environment.