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Oscar Pistorius to serve 13 years after supreme court resentence

A South African court has more than doubled Oscar Pistorius's murder sentence after finding the original ruling 'shockingly lenient'. The South...

Is it safe for Rohingya refugees to return to Rakhine State?

For nearly three months now, hundreds of thousands of Muslim Rohingya have been fleeing from Myanmar. They are escaping a military crackdown in...

Nile University professor Timothy Kaldas discusses the Sinai mosque massacre

Nile University professor Timothy Kaldas discusses the deadly gun and bomb attack on a mosque in Egypt's Sinai peninsula. - Subscribe to our...

US truckers complain of lost wages on Black Friday

It is Black Friday in the US. The day after Thanksgiving and traditionally the biggest shopping day of the year. Many of the bargains are cheap...

A brief QNA on the missing Argentinian submarine

On the morning of November 15, Argentinian submarine ARA San Juan went missing with its crew of 44 sailors on board. Just hours after the submarine...

Emmerson Mnangagwa sworn in as Zimbabwe president

Zimbabwe has gotten a new leader: Emmerson Mnangagwa, He is the third President since independence and has vowed to create jobs, reimburse farmers...

A brief look at the key moments in Zimbabwe's crisis

These have been some remarkable weeks in Zimbabwe. Al Jazeera’s Hoda Abdel-Hamid takes a look back at some of the key moments - Subscribe to our...

UpFront - Would we be better off without religion?

Is religion a force for good or evil? A controversial question at times, but one that can't be avoided in the modern world. From violence and...

China: Day care center accused of abusing toddlers

Police in China are investigating reports that toddlers at a child care center in Beijing were sexually abused, drugged and molested. It is the...

Manus Island: Police raid former camp

Police in Papua New Guinea have raided a former camp where more than 400 refugees barricaded themselves over fears of attacks by locals. The...

Emmerson Mnangagwa to be sworn in as Zimbabwe president on Friday

Mnangagwa has long been associated with former President Robert Mugabe, but Zimbabweans hope the new interim president can put Zimbabwe on a new...

Cambodia's ruling party stands unopposed

After the high court dissolved the Cambodia National Rescue Party, the Khmer looks virtually unopposed in next year's elections, but the government...

US states to regulate electronic cigarettes and 'vaping'

The US state of New York is joining 10 other states in banning 'vaping' in areas where tobacco smoking is already prohibited, but with e-cigarettes...

US recognises 'comfort women' memorial

The issue of 'comfort women', women abducted from Korea and enslaved by Imperial Japan, has long complicated Japan-South Korea relations, and now a...