Thousands took to the streets of Brazil's largest cities to protest the execution-style murder of Marielle Franco, a popular Rio de Janeiro city councilwoman and an outspoken critic of police killings of poor residents.
Hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans migrated elsewhere in South America last year. Reporter Alexandra Ulmer and photographer Carlos Garcia Rawlins join them in a nearly 5,000-mile bus journey south to Chile. Full Coverage
Discarded military fatigues, boots, trash, a charred corpse inside a smouldering hut: this is all that remains of a Ugandan rebel base in the wake of what the Congolese army says was an important victory. Full Coverage
The mundane items belonging to 110 schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram are the only connection parents have as they wait news of their daughters. Full Coverage
Indonesia's Citarum river, often labelled the world's most polluted, descends past crowded zones of factories and homes that dump a pungent stew of garbage, waste and sewage into its 190-mile stretch. Full Coverage