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When will our consciences grow so tender that we will act to prevent human misery rather than avenge it?
Al Jazeera headlines
Sat, 16 Jan 2021 08:31:27 +0000
Number of federal death sentences carried out under Trump since 2020 is more than the previous 56 years combined.
Syria sanctions inflict suffering as al-Assad regime marches on
Sat, 16 Jan 2021 08:30:24 +0000
Life in government-controlled areas worsens with queues outside bakeries and fuel stations as al-Assad hangs on.
Can President Xi turn China into a $30 trillion economy by 2035?
Sat, 16 Jan 2021 08:10:04 +0000
China's economy is expected to grow at its slowest pace since the Mao era, and debt has soared to $43 trillion.
Diana Trujillo: From Colombia to Mars
Sat, 16 Jan 2021 07:36:00 +0000
The Colombia-born NASA aerospace engineer shares her journey as an immigrant and how it influences her work.
India launches world's largest COVID-19 vaccination drive
Sat, 16 Jan 2021 07:16:28 +0000
India, home to 1.3 billion, is aiming to inoculate about 300 million people by July.
UN Security Council approves new Libya envoy
Sat, 16 Jan 2021 07:07:50 +0000
Slovakia's former foreign minister Jan Kubis will succeed Ghassan Salame as the UN's new envoy to war-stricken Libya.
What makes people believe in conspiracy theories?
Sat, 16 Jan 2021 07:00:39 +0000
From QAnon to anti-vaccine myths, conspiracy theories are shaping people's realities with dangerous consequences.
Five Hong Kong democracy protesters seek asylum in the US
Sat, 16 Jan 2021 06:38:17 +0000
Young activists now in exile tried to flee to the self-ruled island of Taiwan in late July.
Aftershock rocks Indonesia amid search for quake survivors
Sat, 16 Jan 2021 04:51:59 +0000
Death toll rises to 45 as 190 people are treated for injuries and 15,000 residents have sought temporary shelters.
Spain's Juan Carlos accused of threatening ex-lover's life
Sat, 16 Jan 2021 02:54:02 +0000
Explosive testimony emerges during the trial of a notorious retired police chief suspected of large-scale corruption.
US slaps more sanctions on Iran in final days of Trump presidency
Sat, 16 Jan 2021 02:52:32 +0000
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says seven companies were targeted for shipping steel to or from Iran.
End of Merkel era begins as German CDU picks new party leader
Sat, 16 Jan 2021 00:50:24 +0000
Close race expected as more than 1,000 delegates are set to pick a new Christian Conservative leader on Saturday.
US now says no direct evidence of 'kill capture teams' at Capitol
Sat, 16 Jan 2021 00:42:51 +0000
Federal prosecutors previously said there was evidence that rioters intended 'to capture and assassinate' officials.
After Capitol attack, Trump's approval rating slides in US polls
Sat, 16 Jan 2021 00:35:12 +0000
Polls find majority supports banning Trump from public office amid a sharp partisan divide over his role in the riot.
US tightens security before Joe Biden's inauguration
Sat, 16 Jan 2021 00:07:25 +0000
Presiential swearing in will be the most secured since President Lincoln inaugurations, before and during the Civil War.
Optimistic US big bank chiefs release $5bn from reserves
Fri, 15 Jan 2021 22:59:49 +0000
Banking chiefs are pointing to prospects for a rebound this year after unprecedented action from the Federal Reserve.
Smoking gun: US National Rifle Association files for bankruptcy
Fri, 15 Jan 2021 22:44:33 +0000
The National Rifle Association says it is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and plans to incorporate in Texas.
US sanctions Cuban ministry for alleged human rights abuses
Fri, 15 Jan 2021 22:35:58 +0000
During his presidency, Donald Trump took a tough stance on Cuba, tightening restrictions on US travel and remittances.
Far right ready to 'fight and kill in Trump's name': Experts
Fri, 15 Jan 2021 22:26:23 +0000
Unprecedented cooperation between far-right groups a cause for concern as US prepares for further political violence.
New wave: China's COVID infections cloud economic recovery
Fri, 15 Jan 2021 22:20:14 +0000
Economists say consumption, which typically accounts for more than half of the Chinese economy, has lagged.
US CDC warns new COVID variant could be dominant strain by March
Fri, 15 Jan 2021 21:05:17 +0000
The US CDC says a more transmissible COVID-19 variant first discovered in the UK has been found in 10 states.
Brazil airlifts emergency oxygen to Manaus amid COVID surge
Fri, 15 Jan 2021 20:38:49 +0000
Doctors use own vehicles to transport patients as residents seek oxygen tanks on the black market, local media reports.
Robots rising: Firms debut fuzzy pets, household helpers at CES
Fri, 15 Jan 2021 20:35:06 +0000
Firms unveiled AI-enabled gadgets aimed at making staying home during the COVID crisis easier during this year's CES.
COVID death toll has now crossed the two-million mark
Fri, 15 Jan 2021 20:02:21 +0000
Grim milestone reached as countries battle rising infections despite gradual roll-out of vaccination campaigns.
What is reigniting a border dispute between Ethiopia and Sudan?
Fri, 15 Jan 2021 19:50:53 +0000
Skirmishes have increased in the past two months over the fertile al-Fashaga region.
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