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  • Senior Reporter

    At La Victoire, a hair salon in Kirumba, Democratic Republic of Congo, Dalmon Katembo Ndughuta cuts Devotte Katungu’s hair while Mumbere Jacques, 2, watches. Katembo Ndughuta uses homemade products to straighten customers’ hair.

  • Reporter

    Rafael Sánchez strolls by the Guadalajara Cathedral in historic downtown Guadalajara, Mexico.

  • Senior Reporter

    Nambooze Vanesa, 5, blows on the fire that he and Semuguuma Shaban, 5, are using to prepare a dish known as tokotoko in Nsumbi village, in Uganda’s Wakiso district. Tokotoko is sometimes used as a game to teach children how to cook.

  • Reporter

    From her home in Tecámac, in the state of Mexico, kindergarten teacher Berenice Cruz video chats with parents to discuss her students’ learning environments and upcoming schoolwork. “I’m going to change the decorations based on the holidays that come up,” she says.

  • Reporter

    During a traditional ceremony, Buyandalai Ulambayar gallops on his horse while offering horse milk to the air with a tsatsal, a ceremonial wooden milk spoon, in Bayandalai soum, Umnugovi province, Mongolia. During the ceremony, he chants, “Tsegeend tsad,” which means, “May we have plenty of food!”

  • Reporter

    A delivery of roses from the Mexican state of Tlaxcala waits to be arranged and sold at a florist in the Mercado de las Flores, a flower market in Guadalajara, Mexico.

  • Reporter

    Uranzaya Jamiyansuren tends vegetables in the greenhouse at her home in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. Uranzaya and her neighbor Munkhbaatar Tsogzolmaa built the greenhouse three years ago to grow food for their families’ consumption.

  • Reporter

    Fisherman Jose Menga makes a fishing net by hand at his home in Kisangani, DRC, before going to a nearby river to fish.

  • Senior Reporter

    Purushottam Giri Sangeet Acharya, 60, a Hindu holy man known as a sadhu, reads near the Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu, Nepal. He says that after the government announced a lockdown and religious sites closed due to COVID-19, many sadhus chose to leave Pashupatinath, where they lived.

  • Reporter

    Miguel de los Santos sculpts tree trunks for the Sierra Hermosa Sports Complex in Tecámac, in the state of Mexico. One of his sculptures is a Mexican grizzly bear that went extinct in the 1960s, to raise awareness of the role humans play in the extinction of animals.

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Zimbabwe

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Gamuchirai Masiyiwa, Senior Reporter, Zimbabwe

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Rare coverage from the disputed region of Indian-administered Kashmir

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Nepal

62,950 Complaints Have Been Filed. But Nepal’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission Hasn’t Heard a Single One.

The civil war ended here in 2006. Nine years later the Truth and Reconciliation Commission was created. But legal barriers, logistics issues and a lack of political will have left tens of thousands of complaints stagnating. Among them, the few sexual assault cases may face the greatest obstacles.