Block Six is in Pul-e-Charkhi prison on the outskirts of Afghanistan's capital Kabul. The prison wing holds 2,000 Taliban. There are reports of Taliban prisoners attacking the prison guards and even sometimes taking control of part of the prison.

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On the 14th March 2019 Cyclone Idai made landfall in central Mozambique. The storm changed the lives of hundreds of thousands of people, many of whom are still living in tents or without roofs in resettlement camps, waiting for promises of reconstruction to be delivered.

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Juliette Miguel owns a small shop at the entrance to Savane resettlement camp. Nearly 100,000 people are still displaced after Cyclone Idai hit Mozambique. The majority of them live in resettlement camps in makeshifts housing that would be destroyed if another cyclone hit.

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In eastern Ukraine about 30,000 civilians, mostly elderly, cross the contact line every day. They walk though a war zone between territory held by Russian-backed fighters and land controlled by the Ukrainian government. Many make the journey to collect their pensions on the other side.  

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Two years ago Gladys Layet, now 15 years old, escaped through a window from her school in South Sudan.  Armed rebels had launched an attack and were killing her teachers. She now lives in a refugee camp in Palabek, northern Uganda. She hasn't been able to contact her parents since the day of the attack. 

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Taliban elders Mullah Sultan (R) and Mawlawi Fazel Bari (L) stand outside a prison block. Bari says he wasn't born a fighter, but after five years in prison, he’s never felt more ready to die. “I have become so frustrated. I never thought I would carry out a suicide motor-bomb, but now, by god I swear I will.”

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In the informal fishing community of Praia Nova residents talk of 10 meter high waves destroying houses, sweeping away belongings and taking peoples lives. One year ago Cyclone Idai was the first of two cyclones to hit Mozambique in six weeks.

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Pupils at a primary school in northern Guatemala see their classes get smaller as more families leave indigenous communities to go to the US. 

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Samuel arrived in Uganda from the DCR in February 2019. After a family dispute, his step brothers killed his mother and father.  They later killed his older brother in front of him with machetes. He escaped and is now working to start a business in Kampala.

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As the daily violence continues unabated in Kabul and across Afghanistan, peace talks seem to be the country’s only hope for change.

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A man looks down at a coffee planation on the outskirts of Mbeya, a city in Southern Tanzania. 

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Daniella was studying to become and doctor in the DRC before she had to flee from violence. Now she is a refugee in Kampala she can't afford to go to university. Daniella says she struggles to get work due to the language barrier and discrimination. 

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In Pul-e-Charkhi prison, cells have been decorated to invoke a vision of paradise. Taliban inmates believe if they are killed in action they will go straight to heaven. Richly coloured carpets and wall hangings draped round bunks depict idyllic views and Mecca. 

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Aristide is 19 and has been in Uganda for 8 years. He came to Kampala as a refugee with his family has won a scholarship for secondary education. 

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A worker cuts cloth at a reusable sanitary pad factory in southern Uganda. 

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Yalambojoch is a small catholic community in northern Guatemala. Every month families leave to start their journeys to the US.

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A UN care worker distributes reusable sanitary towels at a school in southern Uganda

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Karolina is nine months pregnant. At the front line crossing point in Mayorsk eastern Ukraine, she is travelling to see family on the other side. "It's difficult now. I'm scared that I might have to give birth on the way," she says.

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Eight-year-old Guatemalan migrant Felipe Gomez Alonzo died in US custody on 24 December 2018 after crossing the border from Mexico. Filipe's mother, Catarina Alonzo, says Felipe and his father left to provide a better like for their family.

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Laura is from eastern DRC but has been in living in Kampala since her family fled the violence there in 2011. 

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A child watches as charity workers teach Congolese adult refugee English students at a classroom in Kampala, Uganda. 

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The Taliban have stated that they are now committed to women’s rights, but many critics are sceptical about how far the Taliban have transformed themselves.

Nargis (R) is one of them. “I doubt that the Taliban have changed. Because as they talk peace, explosions continue, killing our Muslim brothers and mothers. What change is that?” she says.

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Felipe's sister Catarina Gomez says she loved her little brother a lot and hopes that God will give her family the strength to carry on.

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An Alpine chough looks at rocks stacked by a climber near Chamonix. Nature and tourism have a complex relationship in a habitat where the impact of global warming is becoming increasingly obvious. 

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Yevhenia Patrivna's apartment is half a kilometre from the front line on the Ukrainian government held side the conflict zone. Like thousand of others, she has to cross military check points to collect her pension.


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