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Al Jazeera Media Network
Updated: 2 hours 47 min ago

Sri Lanka ex-president blames government for inflation crisis

4 hours 1 min ago
After rupee plummeted against the dollar recently, Rajapaksa says current government mismanaged country's finances.

India's Modi launches 'world's largest' health insurance scheme

4 hours 7 min ago
Ayushman Bharat programme dubbed 'Modicare' promises to insure 500 million poor people across the country.

DR Congo: Rebels carry out deadly attack in Beni city

4 hours 38 min ago
At least 16 people, including 12 civilians, killed in a raid in the eastern city of Beni - home to humanitarian workers.

'There was music on every corner of every street in Khartoum'

4 hours 41 min ago
The 1970s and 1980s were thrumming as President Nimeiry coddled artists but times changed when his power was threatened.

Swiss to vote on regional 'burqa ban'

Sun, 23/09/2018 - 23:13
A referendum in Switzerland's northeastern St Gallen region is considering introducing a regional 'burqa ban'.

The story of China's Southern Media Group

Sun, 23/09/2018 - 23:09
How the Chinese state's grip of the media has tightened, with dramatic repercussions for investigative journalism.

US report: Minorities are targets of police brutality in schools

Sun, 23/09/2018 - 22:59
Civil rights and education advocacy groups call for removal of officers from schools despite risk of shootings.

Tunisia: Record rainfall causes deadly floods

Sun, 23/09/2018 - 22:13
At least four killed as torrential rains lash the north African country, flooding roads and damaging property.

Israel gives Palestinians eight days to leave Khan al-Ahmar

Sun, 23/09/2018 - 22:06
Israel's planned demolition of the occupied West Bank village has been criticised by the international community.

Mexico City to open replica of Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel

Sun, 23/09/2018 - 21:44
The story of how it took 18 years to finance and build the murals.

British PM Theresa May 'planning snap election' in November

Sun, 23/09/2018 - 21:40
Senior advisers to British PM tell the Sunday Times newspaper they are planning election to save faltering Brexit talks.

Tens of thousands rally for wage equality in Switzerland

Sun, 23/09/2018 - 21:35
Some 20,000 people marched in Bern on Saturday demanding wage equality between the genders.

'Another cruel step': US rights groups slam new immigration rules

Sun, 23/09/2018 - 20:34
Activists lash out at a White House plan to deny green cards to immigrants who receive benefits.

Starvation threatens Yemeni refugees in Djibouti

Sun, 23/09/2018 - 20:12
Nearly 2,000 refugees are struggling to survive after fleeing war in their country.

Iran blames US and Gulf allies for Ahvaz parade attack

Sun, 23/09/2018 - 20:08
Arab separatist al-Ahvaziya group claims responsibility for attack that killed 29 people, including women and children.

What does Iran want in northern Syria?

Sun, 23/09/2018 - 20:06
Iran seeks to increase pressure on the US in Syria and portray its military presence there as an occupation.

Efforts to save endangered rhinos in South Africa show hope

Sun, 23/09/2018 - 19:51
Forensic experts are succeeding in reducing poaching that is putting the species at grave risk.

Nigeria: Pirates kidnap 12 crew members from Swiss ship

Sun, 23/09/2018 - 19:31
MV Glarus was travelling between Lagos and oil hub of Port Harcourt in the Niger Delta when it was boarded by pirates.

Maldives votes in high stakes election seen as test for democracy

Sun, 23/09/2018 - 18:54
Voters head to polls to decide whether President Abdulla Yameen will win a second term amid crackdown on dissent.

Anger over Iraq failure to preserve historical sites

Sun, 23/09/2018 - 18:35
City of Samara has some of Iraq’s most significant archaeological landmarks, but residents say they are being neglected.