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Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired, signifies in the final sense a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Al Jazeera headlines
Sun, 01 Aug 2021 10:27:41 +0000
The 24-year-old beat Russian Karen Khachanov 6-3 6-1 to become the first German man to win singles Olympic gold.
Death toll in Afghanistan floods tops 100, dozens still missing
Sun, 01 Aug 2021 10:04:22 +0000
Another 110 people are missing and 34 wounded in Nuristan province's Kamdesh district as rescue operations continue.
Endangered Sumatran tigers recovering from COVID in Jakarta zoo
Sun, 01 Aug 2021 09:11:14 +0000
In Indonesia, two male Sumatran tigers are recovering from coronavirus after testing positive in mid-July.
New Zealand apologises for 1970s 'Dawn Raids'
Sun, 01 Aug 2021 08:32:09 +0000
Government expresses 'sorrow, remorse and regret' over historic immigration crackdowns targeting Pacific communities.
Kandahar airport hit by rocket fire as Afghanistan fighting rages
Sun, 01 Aug 2021 08:15:38 +0000
Government forces are fighting Taliban assaults on major cities, including in Herat, Lashkar Gah and Kandahar.
Six civilians killed, several wounded in CAR rebel attack
Sun, 01 Aug 2021 08:07:43 +0000
UN says casualties caused as 3R armed group launched 'large-scale attack' on army positions in a northeastern village.
The Full Report: Beirut's search for answers
Sun, 01 Aug 2021 07:22:54 +0000
We follow the investigations into the 2020 Beirut port blast.
US urges Tunisia's Saied to return swiftly to 'democratic path'
Sun, 01 Aug 2021 07:19:39 +0000
In phone call with president, US national security adviser underscored need for gov't formation, White House says.
Homeless in Australia: 'You have to be on your guard constantly'
Sun, 01 Aug 2021 06:49:39 +0000
When 50-year-old Phil lived on the streets of Melbourne he would sleep on traffic islands as they felt safer.
In Turkey, wildfires leave behind charred homes and ashes
Sun, 01 Aug 2021 05:57:37 +0000
The raging blazes have killed several people, injured hundreds and forced thousands to evacuate.
Peru protesters rally against Pedro Castillo's new government
Sun, 01 Aug 2021 04:27:09 +0000
Protesters decry the new president's decision to appoint hardliner Guido Bellido as prime minister.
Kris Wu: Chinese-Canadian pop star detained on suspicion of rape
Sun, 01 Aug 2021 03:14:31 +0000
Wu's detention came after a teenager accused him of having sex with her while she was drunk - a claim he denies.
Six months after Myanmar coup, battle for diplomatic recognition
Sun, 01 Aug 2021 02:05:48 +0000
In Myanmar, generals who seized power and the shadow government of deposed legislators are jostling for UN credentials.
Canada: Protesters demand investigation into residential schools
Sat, 31 Jul 2021 22:18:07 +0000
Call comes after more than 1,000 unmarked graves found at institutions Indigenous children were forced to attend.
Brazil: Daily average COVID deaths drop below 1,000
Sat, 31 Jul 2021 21:24:03 +0000
Brazil last registered a seven-day average of fewer than 1,000 COVID deaths in January at start of brutal second wave.
Top US diplomat to meet with Southeast Asian officials next week
Sat, 31 Jul 2021 20:59:49 +0000
Secretary of State Antony Blinken to attend annual meeting of ASEAN foreign ministers, among others, US official says.
Afghanistan's Herat under pressure amid ongoing Taliban assault
Sat, 31 Jul 2021 20:42:19 +0000
Battle for western city comes as Taliban also tries to inch closer to the southern cities of Kandahar and Lashkar Gah.
Dozen homes burn, five people hospitalised in Greece wildfire
Sat, 31 Jul 2021 20:39:40 +0000
Some 145 firefighters have been mobilised to extinguish fire near Patras, Greece's third-largest city.
Weightlifter Fares Elbakh wins Qatar's first Olympic gold
Sat, 31 Jul 2021 19:26:40 +0000
Elbakh set two new Games records in Tokyo as he won Qatar's sixth Olympic medal and second in weightlifting.
French police clash with anti-COVID pass protesters in Paris
Sat, 31 Jul 2021 19:23:49 +0000
Some 3,000 security forces deployed around the French capital for a third weekend of protests against a health pass.
What's causing wildfires?
Sat, 31 Jul 2021 19:20:16 +0000
Countries around the world are dealing with devastating wildfires made worse by climate change.
Millions across US at risk of eviction as coronavirus surges
Sat, 31 Jul 2021 18:29:14 +0000
Nationwide moratorium on evictions put in place due to the COVID-19 pandemic expires at midnight on Saturday.
Turkish officials deny ethnic motive in murder of seven Kurds
Sat, 31 Jul 2021 18:08:31 +0000
Prosecutors in Konya say initial evidence points to long-running feud, but victims' family say attack was racist.
How Netanyahu plans to bring down Israel's new government
Sat, 31 Jul 2021 16:52:43 +0000
Analysts say ex-Israeli PM, removed in June after a 12-year tenure, is using a raft of tactics to undermine the gov't.
A fog of uncertainty looms over Afghanistan
Sat, 31 Jul 2021 16:38:31 +0000
The people feel stuck between a corrupt government and a brutal, violent, oppressive Taliban that is gaining ground.
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