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Al Jazeera headlines
Sat, 20 Jan 2018 21:19:07 GMT
Congress cannot agree a funding deal for federal agencies after division over immigration so the government shuts down.
Gunmen storm Intercontinental hotel in Kabul
Sat, 20 Jan 2018 21:06:36 GMT
Group of attackers armed with automatic weapons storm luxury hotel in Afghanistan's capital, security sources say.
Women's March protests: Thousands rally against Trump
Sat, 20 Jan 2018 20:57:04 GMT
On the anniversary of Donald Trump's inauguration, organisers hope to encourage women to get more involved in politics.
Erdogan: Operation in Syria's Afrin has begun
Sat, 20 Jan 2018 19:37:54 GMT
Fearing formation of Kurdish corridor along its border, Ankara carries out air raids and mobilises fighters in the area.
Facebook plan to combat fake news draws scepticism
Sat, 20 Jan 2018 18:39:39 GMT
Social media giant plans to survey users on which news sources they find trustworthy in effort to tackle fake news.
Palestinians fight Facebook, YouTube censorship
Sat, 20 Jan 2018 18:31:30 GMT
Steps taken to document 'imbalance' between censoring of Israeli and Palestinian content on social media platforms.
Netanyahu in India: What was swept under the carpet
Sat, 20 Jan 2018 17:55:58 GMT
During Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu's visit, the Indian media and the Modi government kept quiet on a few major issues.
The very American myth of 'exceptional immigrants'
Sat, 20 Jan 2018 16:44:15 GMT
It is time for more privileged immigrants in the US to stop seeing themselves as more deserving than others.
Eleven killed, dozens injured in Turkey bus crash
Sat, 20 Jan 2018 16:31:37 GMT
The bus mainly carried families on their way to spend a holiday at the Uludag ski resort.
Mike Pence starts Middle East tour amid Jerusalem anger
Sat, 20 Jan 2018 15:49:44 GMT
US vice president arrives in Egypt with shortened schedule after Palestinian president and others promise to snub visit.
A divided US grows further apart after Trump's first year
Sat, 20 Jan 2018 15:46:25 GMT
A new poll published to mark one year since the inauguration shows the problem of a divided nation under Trump.
Kenyans help keep vulnerable elephants safe
Sat, 20 Jan 2018 14:25:44 GMT
In northern Kenya, a community-run conservation project is working to keep young and vulnerable elephants safe.
Violence in Kashmir leaves three civilians dead
Sat, 20 Jan 2018 14:23:58 GMT
Pakistani and Indian forces have been exchanging fire in restive region, leaving a total of eight people dead.
Sundance film festival overshadowed by sex scandals
Sat, 20 Jan 2018 14:14:53 GMT
The 35th annual Sundance film festival this year has been overshadowed by the industry's recent sexual misconduct scandals.
Iran's wealth gap: tens of millions struggle to get by
Sat, 20 Jan 2018 14:14:46 GMT
The recent anti-government demonstrations in Iran exposed the growing divide between rich and poor.
Trump's America: A war on police, or their detractors?
Sat, 20 Jan 2018 13:49:29 GMT
Trump promised law-and-order during the campaign, but at what cost?
Timeline: One year under Donald Trump
Sat, 20 Jan 2018 13:46:13 GMT
Al Jazeera breaks down the key events and tweets of Trump's first year in office.
Winter storm sweeps across the Levant
Sat, 20 Jan 2018 13:25:43 GMT
Sandstorm, rain, snow and frost — it now feels like winter in the Middle East.
Journalist among J20 defendants still being charged
Sat, 20 Jan 2018 13:16:17 GMT
Reporter Aaron Cantu is among 59 defendants who the US government is prosecuting over an Inauguration Day rally.
Zainab's rape, murder sparks child sexual abuse debate
Sat, 20 Jan 2018 13:09:04 GMT
The brutal rape and murder of a minor girl triggers debate on the issue of child abuse awareness in Pakistan.
CancerSEEK to detect cancer with a blood test
Sat, 20 Jan 2018 12:59:29 GMT
Scientists in the US have developed a universal blood test capable of detecting eight different types of cancer.
London Lumiere festival: City in different light
Sat, 20 Jan 2018 12:54:00 GMT
Organisers say that want viewers to see not just the British capital, but the entire world in a new light.
Is the US recovery all down to Trumponomics?
Sat, 20 Jan 2018 12:12:56 GMT
We examine how President Donald Trump's bold fiscal and economic policies have affected the US and global economy.
Bangkok's Somali refugees persecuted and living in fear
Sat, 20 Jan 2018 11:55:24 GMT
From the detention of child refugees to a lack of protection for refugees, conditions in the Thai capital are bleak.
Mattis: Defence plan focus on Russia, China, not terror
Sat, 20 Jan 2018 11:44:21 GMT
US defence chief outlines the US's new security strategy, warns of diminished capability 'in every domain of warfare'.
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