Articles by Alex Wheeler
Thai men can volunteer to serve in the army for six months or enter a lottery that can mean exemption or two years' service. Transgender women are forced to undergo embarrassing examinations.
Clashes broke out after authorities cordoned off a square where opponents had planned their latest protest against the autocratic government.
With its red telephone boxes and double decker buses, Gibraltar remains an outpost of Britishness at the tip of Spain.
Miners sift through hundreds of kilos of sand and clay, gathering roughly a quarter of a gram of gold dust.
Photo London will be held at Somerset House from 18 -21 May 2017, showcasing work from the world's leading galleries.
The exhibition, which opens 22 July 2017, is held in conjunction with the 2017 Summer Opening of Buckingham Palace.
Crew members abroad the 'Golfo Azzurro', the rescue vessel of the Spanish aid organisation Proactiva Open Arms, spotted two overcrowded rubber boats floating at sea in the early hours of Saturday (1 April)
Floodwaters engulf towns in Queensland and New South Wales, forcing tens of thousands of people to evacuate
The exhibition will be on show at Michael Hoppen Gallery, London from 6 April-20 May 2017.
Early Magnum: On & In New York combines classic 1950s images by Magnum members with archival pictures from its NYC office.
FORMAT festival 2017 in Derby, will be showcasing the work of artists and photographers including Julia Fullerton-Batten, Sohrab Hura, Tom Hunter, and Lisa Barnard.
Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has urged people in the most vulnerable areas to evacuate on Monday (27 March) before conditions deteriorate.
Norm Diamond visited countless estate sales, photographing belongings that evoke sadness, humour, and ironic commentary on American cultural history.
The European Union is calling on the Russian authorities to release demonstrators detained during protests in Moscow, Saint Petersburg and Vladivostok.
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has invited Londoners to come together for a candlelit vigil at Trafalgar Square from 6pm on 23 March.
An assailant armed with a knife has been shot outside the Houses of Parliament in London, and at least a dozen people have been injured on Westminster Bridge.
Reuters photographer Khaled Abdullah has documented the lives of the children at al-Shawkani Foundation for Orphan Care, who have born the brunt of the country's collapse.
Wreckage of the Sewol ferry, which sank off the South Korean coast on 16 April 2014, is to be raised.
The women and their children escaped from an army crackdown in their home country.
World Water Day raises awareness of what society can do to make clean water more accessible.