Al Jazeera English headlinesUS withdraws from UN Human Rights Council
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 23:17:42 GMT
Announcement by Ambassador Nikki Haley comes a month after body votes to probe killing of Palestinians in Gaza.
Italy's Salvini causes outrage over Roma census plan
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 23:04:02 GMT
Far-right interior minister defends position as opposition politicians slam idea of registry as 'racist' and 'fascist'.
All you need to know about Yemen's Hudaida offensive
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 21:09:01 GMT
The fierce clashes risk escalating dire humanitarian crisis in the country, where eight million are at starvation risk.
Mo Salah on target but Egypt lose to Russia in World Cup 2018
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 20:06:13 GMT
Hosts Russia on the brink of progress through dominant performance while Egypt all but out of the tournament.
Mali says troops implicated in killings after mass graves found
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 19:57:52 GMT
Defence minister orders inquiry as 25 bodies found after a military crackdown on suspected fighters and ethnic militia.
'No easy way out': In Germany, a political mutiny over migration
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 19:26:53 GMT
A mutiny from within her own government leaves Angela Merkel scrambling for a joint migration policy in a divided EU.
Lebanon: Single By Choice
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 19:12:10 GMT
Why are so many Lebanese women single? Five women share their stories of love, life and marriage in Lebanon.
No breakthrough in Turkey-Iran-Russia talks on Syria constitution
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 19:06:07 GMT
Tripartite meeting in Geneva ends with 'some common ground was beginning to emerge', UN envoy says.
Kenyans lose appeal to block deployment of Cuban doctors
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 18:55:52 GMT
Kenyan union complains of unemployment crisis as about 100 doctors from Cuba deployed across the country.
Deadly flood hits Ivory Coast
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 18:31:24 GMT
Hundreds have been forced to leave their homes due to severe flooding in the economic capital, Abidjan.
HRW: Mozambique unrest displaces more than 1,000 people
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 18:07:15 GMT
The army has been criticised for brutal response to attacks by fighters in country's northeast.
Will the US reform immigration laws?
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 18:02:27 GMT
Donald Trump says his country won't be a migrant camp, even as children are separated from their parents at the border.
Afghan peace marchers address demands to President Ghani in Kabul
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 17:09:10 GMT
The march began in Helmand province after a car bomb on March 23 killed at least 14 people in the capital Lashkar Gah.
South Sudan's Kiir, Machar to meet in Ethiopian capital
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 17:00:56 GMT
Political rivals have not met face-to-face in two years since Machar fled South Sudan in 2016.
UN refugee agency: Record 68.5 million displaced worldwide
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 16:52:56 GMT
Calling for a new approach to tackle the issue, UNHCR says 53 percent of the 68.5 million people displaced are children.
What next for refugees after the Aquarius fallout?
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 16:33:46 GMT
Refugees hosted by Spain after Italian rejection start asylum efforts as EU to weigh North Africa processing centres.
UN chief Antonio Guterres: Gaza 'on brink of war'
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 15:56:11 GMT
In report sent to UN Security Council before Tuesday meeting, UN condemns Israeli use of force against Palestinians.
In South Sudan's war, thousands suffer rape and sex attacks
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 15:34:17 GMT
Although thousands of women have reported rape and other sexual atrocities in South Sudan's war, human rights groups say the figure is likely to be much higher.
Saudi Arabia sacks chief of General Entertainment Authority
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 15:21:31 GMT
A video circulating on social media showing a female circus performer in tight costume drew outrage from Saudis.
Over 1,500 refugees and migrants reach Spain
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 15:20:27 GMT
The group is in addition to 629 refugees and migrants who arrived in Spain last week after being rejected by Italy and Malta.
Women of honour: Speaking out on rape in Syria
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 14:30:41 GMT
Despite death threats and rejection, Syrian women have found the courage to speak out about rape.
May 2018 was the world's 'fourth-warmest' May on record
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 14:28:16 GMT
Apart from northeastern Canada and central Russia most regions saw record warmth last month.
Greece's crisis-hit poor: 'No one was bailed out here'
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 14:10:55 GMT
The ruling Syriza party has defended its approach to Greece's economic crisis amid criticism from workers and the poor.
Kashmir: Mehbooba Mufti resigns after BJP withdraws support
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 13:54:38 GMT
Mehbooba Mufti resigns as CM after her alliance partner BJP withdrew support amid deteriorating security situation.
Not everyone is in awe of Spain's new progressive government
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 13:52:59 GMT
PM Pedro Sanchez has already disappointed Basque and Catalan nationalists who propped up his minority government.
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