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I like to believe that people in the long run are going to do more to promote peace than our governments. Indeed, I think that people want peace so much that one of these days governments had better get out of the way and let them have it.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Al Jazeera headlines
Tue, 22 Oct 2019 16:47:25 GMT
Opposition and civil-society leaders given jail terms for organising rallies against possible removal of term limits.
UK Brexit crisis: All the latest updates
Tue, 22 Oct 2019 16:43:17 GMT
UK Parliament readies to vote on Prime Minister Johnson's plan for EU exit amid looming October 31 Brexit deadline.
Bhutan, Morocco and Aruba listed among top destinations for 2020
Tue, 22 Oct 2019 16:06:05 GMT
Lonely Planet unveils top 10 best destinations and sustainable travel experiences for 2020.
Blacklist: Many Muslims listed by World-Check without evidence
Tue, 22 Oct 2019 15:55:31 GMT
People and institutions placed in influential database as potential risks without proof of wrongdoing, Al Jazeera finds.
Ethiopia's Abiy Ahmed issues warning over Renaissance Dam
Tue, 22 Oct 2019 15:44:06 GMT
PM Abiy said his country could ready millions if there is need to go to war over dam project opposed by Egypt.
Lebanon protests: All the latest updates
Tue, 22 Oct 2019 15:36:53 GMT
Protesters remain defiant despite Prime Minister Saad Hariri's reforms, insisting the government resign.
Excessive force to blame for Iraq protest toll: Gov't report
Tue, 22 Oct 2019 15:30:29 GMT
Committee tasked with probing this month's unrest recommends Baghdad operations commander and other officials be sacked.
A 1946 mob lynching puts court focus on US grand jury secrecy
Tue, 22 Oct 2019 15:29:10 GMT
Appeals Court to hear case about whether secret grand jury evidence can be unsealed in decades-old cases.
US prisons to photocopy inmate mail to curb drug smuggling
Tue, 22 Oct 2019 15:03:30 GMT
US Bureau of Prisons to stop delivering original parcels in bid to stop smuggling of synthetic drugs, officials say.
Russia and Turkey: Partners or opponents in Syria?
Tue, 22 Oct 2019 14:48:39 GMT
Erdogan and Putin are holding talks in Sochi, with Ankara's offensive in northeast Syria high on the agenda.
Years after Taif, Lebanese call for end to sectarian politics
Tue, 22 Oct 2019 14:43:03 GMT
Lebanon's leaders signed the Taif Accord 30 years ago, pledging to end a 15-year civil war and phase out sectarianism.
The invisible violence of Europe's refugee camps
Tue, 22 Oct 2019 14:01:44 GMT
Refugees in Greece's Moria camp describe a 'psychological war' of lost hope, suicidal feelings and PTSD.
The latest episode of Canada's made-for-TV pantomime
Tue, 22 Oct 2019 13:54:33 GMT
Justin Trudeau's election victory is not going to change much for the poorest, or the richest, Canadians.
Former US President Jimmy Carter hospitalised after another fall
Tue, 22 Oct 2019 13:30:53 GMT
Carter Center says 95-year-old suffered minor pelvic fracture, but is ''n good spirits'.
Pedestrian deaths on US roads hit almost 30-year high
Tue, 22 Oct 2019 13:28:54 GMT
More pedestrians and cyclists were killed in US in 2018 than in any year since 1990.
Erdogan, Putin hold talks as truce in Syria set to expire
Tue, 22 Oct 2019 13:23:46 GMT
Meeting comes hours before a five-day truce between Turkish and Kurdish-led forces in northeast Syria runs out.
South Korea dust crisis: Budget rise aims to tackle pollution
Tue, 22 Oct 2019 13:17:28 GMT
Government points to longer-term solutions, such as increasing number of electric and hydrogen cars to a third of all vehicles in the next 10 years.
'Just too much': Meet the uber-rich who want a wealth tax
Tue, 22 Oct 2019 13:00:32 GMT
Twenty people, including one who remained anonymous, signed a letter this summer essentially asking to be taxed more.
US cutting troops but 'still committed' to Afghan solution: Esper
Tue, 22 Oct 2019 12:39:16 GMT
Reducing the number of foreign troops in Afghanistan was goal of recent talks between the US and the Taliban.
United Nations of difference
Tue, 22 Oct 2019 12:22:12 GMT
The mission of the UN is not to unite nations in sameness, but to make them work together in difference.
Israel's Benny Gantz: Political novice trying to oust Netanyahu
Tue, 22 Oct 2019 12:19:40 GMT
If former military chief also fails to form a government within the next 28 days, Israel may face another election.
Brexit crunch time: Boris Johnson's pullout plan put to the test
Tue, 22 Oct 2019 11:57:54 GMT
Parliament debate on Tuesday is MPs' first opportunity to vote on the principle of the PM's EU withdrawal bill.
Tornado slams Dallas; 4 killed in Arkansas, Oklahoma
Tue, 22 Oct 2019 11:39:51 GMT
Powerful storm causes property damage in Dallas, Texas, and kills 4 people in Arkansas and Oklahoma.
Iraq: US troops leaving Syria have no approval to stay
Tue, 22 Oct 2019 11:35:39 GMT
Nearly 1,000 US troops withdrawing from northern Syria can only enter Kurdish region in transit, Iraq's army says.
Volocopter takes to Singapore sky, but can air taxis take off?
Tue, 22 Oct 2019 11:18:13 GMT
German aviation start-up Volocopter conducts urban air taxi test flight, but questions abound over emerging technology.
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