Israeli police officer stabbed in Jerusalem
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Israeli police officer stabbed in Jerusalem

Israeli police say a Palestinian has stabbed a border policeman in the neck near the…

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Thailand cracks down on ivory smugglers
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Thailand cracks down on ivory smugglers

Thailand has strengthened its anti-trafficking laws to try to curb the illegal ivory trade. It’s…

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Mali nomads at risk of starvation
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Mali nomads at risk of starvation

The people worst affected by the conflict in Mali will be hoping the peace deal…

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‘Miracle from God’ Orthodox Church thrives under Putin
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‘Miracle from God’ Orthodox Church thrives under Putin

The church’s conservative values appear a natural partner for President Valdimir Putin’s stand against Western…

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Sudan politics: Bashir’s grip on power still strong
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Sudan politics: Bashir’s grip on power still strong

Sudan’s president Omar Al Bashir is the only head of state wanted by the International…

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Thousands attend anti-austerity rallies across UK
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Thousands attend anti-austerity rallies across UK

Tens of thousands of people have protested in the UK against the government’s plans for…

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Al Jazeera calls for release of its journalist
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Al Jazeera calls for release of its journalist

An Al Jazeera journalist has been detained in Berlin at the request of Egyptian authorities.…

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Confederate flag: a symbol of racially segregated past
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Confederate flag: a symbol of racially segregated past

The Confederate flag, long a symbol of racism to many, still flies as part of…

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Yemen talks: Useful start or doomed to fail?
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Yemen talks: Useful start or doomed to fail?

It’s nearly three months now since a Saudi-led alliance began airstrikes in Yemen. The stated…

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Tuareg rebels sceptical of Mali peace deal
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Tuareg rebels sceptical of Mali peace deal

The long awaited peace deal between Mali’s government and Tuareg rebels has finally been signed.…

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