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What the people want is very simple. They want an America as good as its promise.
Al Jazeera headlines
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 15:50:02 GMT
UNICEF reiterates calls for humanitarian access to Rukban camp as civilians face the risk of starvation.
North and South Korea to hold rail reconnection ceremony
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 15:37:19 GMT
The largely symbolic event will take place on December 26 at the Pyongyang-controlled Panmun station, Seoul says.
Sri Lanka's Supreme Court overturns sacking of parliament
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 15:14:23 GMT
In landmark ruling, top court says President Maithripala Sirisena's dissolution of parliament is unconstitutional.
May won a confidence vote but the Brexit battle is unchanged
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 14:56:13 GMT
Infighting in the Conservative Party continues as the prime minister tries to strike a deal that appeases critical MPs.
West Bank shootings kill three Palestinians, two Israelis
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 14:51:31 GMT
Israeli forces kill three Palestinian 'suspects', followed by drive-by shooting in which two Israelis are killed.
Why white supremacists and Hindu nationalists are so alike
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 14:43:10 GMT
White supremacy and Hindu nationalism have common roots going back to the 19th-century idea of the 'Aryan race'.
The dangers of NGO-isation of women's rights in Africa
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 14:32:16 GMT
NGOs agendas in Africa depoliticise women's rights and sideline and weaken grassroot African activism.
Amnesty says ISIL 'annihilation' of rural Iraq is a war crime
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 14:14:07 GMT
The rights group asks the Iraqi government to repair rural infrastructure and compensate the displaced.
How do Arabs scream in Arabic?
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 14:12:55 GMT
Why did Trump, Bolton and Mattis refuse to listen to the tape of Jamal Khashoggi's murder? Because of Arabic?
Yemen's warring parties agree to ceasefire in Hodeidah
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 14:06:53 GMT
UN's Antonio Guterres says the two sides agree to Hodeidah ceasefire and reach agreement to ease the situation in Taiz.
France opens probe into racist violence by far-right activists
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 12:30:24 GMT
Prosecutor opens inquiry after Al Jazeera investigation exposes Generation Identity activists carrying out attacks.
Gunmen kill dozens of Tuareg civilians in Mali violence
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 12:25:22 GMT
Attackers on motorbikes kill 43 in a village 20km from northern town of Menaka, official says.
Spain announces huge minimum wage rise amid Catalonia tensions
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 12:14:51 GMT
The largest rise in more than 40 years and could see the salaries of millions of low-paid workers grow by 22 percent.
Embattled British PM Theresa May in Brussels for EU summit
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 12:13:27 GMT
British leader in Brussels for discussions with EU leaders over contentious Brexit divorce deal's backstop clause.
Natalie Portman slams Israel's 'racist' nation-state law
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 11:59:31 GMT
'It is a mistake and I don't agree with it,' the actress told London-based Al Quds Al Arabi newspaper.
Turkey train crash: Several killed in high-speed train collision
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 11:32:40 GMT
At least nine dead, dozens injured, as high-speed train crashes and two carriages topple over in Ankara.
Israeli exhibition showcases Palestinian home life in VR
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 11:00:04 GMT
Israelis get a chance to see how Palestinians live under occupation in virtual reality.
US slams Russia over its joint military exercise with Venezuela
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 10:49:11 GMT
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has consistently accused US of plotting to overthrow him.
Philippines: Life inside one of the world's most congested jails
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 10:27:21 GMT
Philippine jail population has been growing at rapid rate since President Duterte launched controversial 'war on drugs'.
Putin leads 25th anniversary celebrations of Russian constitution
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 10:11:10 GMT
As Russia observes 25th anniversary of its constitution, many activists say there is not much to celebrate.
COP24: Coal-dependent Poland refrains from adopting clean energy
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 10:00:18 GMT
It is evident that for coal-dependent nations like Poland, transition to clean energy is long way off.
Obrador moves to scrap Mexico's controversial education reforms
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 09:54:46 GMT
Mexican President AMLO begins process to undo education reforms and make study free, but at what cost?
Fire destroys thousands of voting machines in DR Congo
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 09:35:29 GMT
Blaze erupts at election commission warehouse in the capital, Kinshasa, days before presidential election.
After years of radio silence, Asian stations delight Qatar expats
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 09:12:00 GMT
Listeners laud four new channels in Hindi and Malayalam after years of tuning in to UAE-based channels with bad signal.
Saudi Arabia seeks new political bloc in strategic Red Sea region
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 08:39:22 GMT
Riyadh seeking to create an alliance with Egypt, Djibouti, Sudan, Somalia, Yemen and Jordan to counter regional rivals.
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