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Hurricane Maria tears through Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria has made landfall in Puerto Rico. It is one of the strongest hurricanes ever to hit the island. The Category 4 storm is packing...

Iraq's Kurdistan pushes ahead with referendum despite pressure

Iraq's Kurdistan region is pushing ahead with an independence referendum next Monday despite pressure to call it off. President Masoud Barzani...

US resettlement for refugees in Australian prison camps

Dozens of refugees who spent years in Australian prison camps are finally being resettled in the United States. However, around 2,000 of them will...

Hurricane Maria makes landfall in Puerto Rico

The eye of Hurricane Maria slammed into Puerto Rico as a Category 4 hurricane with winds of 250 kilometres per hour. It is threatening 750mm of...

Study finds that plane air causes illness

A new study published by the World Health Organization says people who fly regularly may be at risk from breathing contaminated air. UK-based...

Muslim Aid head talks about dire situation in Myanmar’s Rakhine

Al Jazeera speaks to Jehangir Malik, CEO of Muslim Aid, a UK-based organisation, about the situation in Myanmar’s Rakhine state. Malik has just...

Qatar and Saudi Arabia to compete at show jumping competition

At Ashghabat 2017 in Turkmenistan, riders from Qatar and Saudi Arabia will compete while their countries are locked in a bitter political dispute....

Mexico: More than 200 killed in 7.1 earthquake

Rescuers in Mexico are searching through collapsed buildings to find survivors of a 7.1 magnitude earthquake. At least 217 have been killed,...

Earthquake kills more than 200 in central Mexico

Mexico City is recovering from a major 7.1 earthquake that hit the city on September 19.

Oman's Sailing Stars - Al Jazeera World

In 2011, four young Omani women decided to break the mould, challenge stereotypes and learn to sail. It's a sport dominated by men, but Rajaa...

Qatar's emir addresses Gulf crisis at UN General Assembly

Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani has denounced the blockade of his country at the UN General Assembly. Among his other engagements in...

Rising water levels threaten Cuba's capital Havana

Earlier this month, Hurricane Irma caused severe flooding and damage across Cuba's capital. Ageing infrastructure means Havana is especially...

Ex-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort investigated in Russia probe

As Donald Trump addressed world leaders at the UN headquarters in New York City, back in Washington, DC the investigation into possible collusion...

Hurricane Maria aims at Puerto Rico after battering Dominica

Maria is heading towards Puerto Rico. The governor there is warning that the hurricane could hit with a force that the island has not seen for...