The much-anticipated meeting between Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump finally took place at the G20 summit in Hamburg.
While the full details of the much-anticipated Trump-Putin meeting are not yet known, it appears Donald Trump gained little while conceding much.
Migrants arrive at the Austrian-German border near Passau, October 2015.
Less than two years after Europe's migrant crisis began, EU officials have said that the situation is under control. It's not
Women transitioning from the front lines to civilian life are bringing with them some pretty high expectations of equality.
Demilitarised female guerrillas in Colombia are hoping to spark a new women's movement based in the FARC's revolutionary ideals.
A bus displaying the Pak-China friendship sign, along a road in Karachi, Pakistan.
Are Chinese lives the price to pay for doing business in Pakistan?
Oil tanker Aris-13 was released by pirates of the Gulf of Aden in Puntland on March 19, 2017.
Stopping piracy has always been difficult, expensive and time consuming. The pirates of the 21st century have proved even more resilient.
LGBTQ Pride in Taiwan.
Just as Taiwan legalised same sex marriage, China shut down the country's most iconic lesbian social media platform.
Refugees or migrants? When it comes to children who cross international borders without papers, there’s no easy answer.
There are refugees, there are migrants and then there are the millions of people who live in legal limbo because they defy easy categorisation. But everyone is just looking for a place to call home.
Migrants are being rescued by members of the “Proactiva open arms” NGO, off the coast of the Island of Lesbos (Greece).
Accused of cooperating with smugglers, NGOs defend migrants’ right to life and point to the inadequate policies of European states.
Sub-Saharan Africa is one of the hot spots of Christian higher education growth worldwide, a trend that can be observed across the continent.
Better living conditions in Greece would encourage more migrants to stay.
Improving conditions in Turkey and Greece may convince more refugees to stay where they are.
Ogiek leaders wait to hear the African Court’s ruling.
The African court has demonstrated its autonomy in a continent where judicial independence remains shaky in many states.
South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma isn’t blinking despite suffering another resounding loss in the Constitutional Court.
President Jacob Zuma has been brought to book repeatedly by South Africa's courts. He also faces a rising tide of discontent. One way or another, he seems to be running out of political lives.
Migrants arrive in the coastal city of Tripoli, Libya, May 26, 2017.
Migrants crossing Libya to reach Europe increasingly face violence and human traffickers.
A Djibouti soldier along the border with Eritrea after conflict flared in 2008.
Qatar withdrawing its troops has reignited tensions between Eritrea and Djibouti which the UN and African Union are trying to mediate. This comes as Eritrea is also embroiled in the Yemen civil war.
Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (AMLO), right, with Delfina Gomez of his MORENA party. Gómez narrowly lost the Mexico State governor’s race on June 4 but gave her party a boost for the presidency.
Can Andrés Manuel López Obrador, Mexican politics' long-time left-wing rabble rouser, finally win the presidency?
French President Macron attends a ceremony marking the 77th anniversary of de Gaulle’s resistance call of June 18, 1940.
Despite a low voter turnout, the new French president has a solid majority in parliament. He will need it to push his reforms at home and in Europe.
Latvian Jelena Ostapenko won this year’s French Open at the age of just 20.
The unpredictability of women's tennis in 2017 should make us strongly question the performance of the official rankings – and not simply the players’ performance.
The entrance of Arte Moris, Dili, Timor Leste 2017.
Art helps the youth of Timor Leste express their resistance to legal and political authority in the country.
Bricks, laid out in front of Congress, represent the staggering number of Brazilians killed each week.
Some 60,000 Brazilians are killed each year, accounting for 10% of all homicides worldwide. As terrorised voters look to authoritarian leaders to impose order, Brazil's democracy hangs in the balance.
Brutal police raids on São Paulo’s so-called ‘Crackland’ have shocked the city and paved the way for redevelopment of this prime piece of real estate.
Luz, a once-elegant 19th-century neighbourhood in downtown São Paulo, is prime real estate. But redevelopment means clearing out a homeless encampment known as "Crackland".