In Niger, UN deputy chief spotlights women and youth, visits flood zone (UN – Africa)

The UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed arrived in Niger on Wednesday for the second stop of her “solidarity visit” to West Africa and the Sahel.

Pakistan battles second COVID-19 wave (Al Jazeera videos)

Extortion, bio-warfare and terrorism: Extremists are exploiting the pandemic, says UN report (UN)

Criminals and violent extremists are exploiting the pandemic to build their support networks, undermine trust in government and even weaponize the virus, according to...

Italy’s COVID-19 emergency (ABC videos)

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Hurricane Iota: Category four storm hits Nicaragua (BBC)

The category four storm makes landfall in Nicaragua, two weeks after another devastating hurricane.

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Coronavirus: Kenya doctors’ fury over Covid-19 deaths (BBC)

Kenya's healthcare workers threaten strike action after the deaths of four more doctors.