Al Jazeera English headlinesUN marks 75th anniversary amid coronavirus pandemic: Live updates
Mon, 21 Sep 2020 19:00:05 GMT
US announces sanctions on Iran, Venezuela's Maduro under 'UN' authority as UNGA gets under way.
Iran's Zarif dismisses sanctions, calls US 'irresponsible actor'
Mon, 21 Sep 2020 18:57:47 GMT
Seeking to restore UN sanctions, the US announces new penalties on Iran as much of the global community disagrees.
US election live updates: Biden, Trump campaign after RBG death
Mon, 21 Sep 2020 18:42:20 GMT
Trump heads to Ohio and Biden to Wisconsin as political fight over Supreme Court vacancy continues.
Iranians remember sacrifices on Iran-Iraq war anniversary
Mon, 21 Sep 2020 18:28:48 GMT
Country and citizens pay tribute to memories of war and those who laid down their lives in the bloody 1980-88 conflict.
Sudan leaders in UAE for talks with Emirati, US officials
Mon, 21 Sep 2020 18:18:09 GMT
Amid reports of talks on 'possible' deal with Israel, state media says delegation to discuss US 'terror' list removal.
Is Washington's 'maximum pressure' on Iran working?
Mon, 21 Sep 2020 17:59:35 GMT
The US is imposing unilateral sanctions on Iran despite objections from the UN Security Council.
US Supreme Court: Trump's possible picks to fill Ginsburg's seat
Mon, 21 Sep 2020 17:44:48 GMT
Donald Trump said he would choose a woman to fill the Supreme Court vacancy following the death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Chile's Mapuche step up fight for basic rights
Mon, 21 Sep 2020 17:40:28 GMT
As Indigenous Mapuche conflict escalates, some hope the writing of a new constitution could lay the groundwork for reconciliation and peace in the trouble-torn region of southern Chile.
Key US Senate races put Republican majority control at risk
Mon, 21 Sep 2020 17:30:27 GMT
Republicans are in a 'knife fight' defending nine vulnerable senators against Democratic challengers in November.
Afghanistan: Bloodiest day of fighting since peace talks began
Mon, 21 Sep 2020 17:15:24 GMT
At least 57 members of the Afghan security forces and 80 Taliban fighters reportedly killed across Afghanistan.
Ba N'Daou named Mali's interim president, colonel named VP
Mon, 21 Sep 2020 16:15:52 GMT
The new president is to lead the country for several months before staging elections, returning Mali to civilian rule.
Navalny demands Russia return clothes worn during 'attack'
Mon, 21 Sep 2020 14:35:05 GMT
Clothes worn during alleged Novichok poisoning an 'important piece of evidence', says Kremlin critic, as he recovers.
The end of the Saudi era
Mon, 21 Sep 2020 13:54:28 GMT
Saudi power is on a decline and not even Israel can change that.
Erdogan files complaint over Greek newspaper's insulting headline
Mon, 21 Sep 2020 13:30:39 GMT
Turkish president targets staff of Dimokratia, a right-wing newspaper which published a headline swearing at him.
UK faces exponentially growing COVID death rate, scientists warn
Mon, 21 Sep 2020 13:05:50 GMT
UK, which faces a second lockdown, is among several European countries facing rising coronavirus cases.
Explained: Pakistan's emotive blasphemy laws
Mon, 21 Sep 2020 13:03:34 GMT
In recent years, a record number of cases have been filed under blasphemy law introduced during British colonial rule.
Lebanon's Aoun says country heading 'to hell' if gov't not formed
Mon, 21 Sep 2020 12:29:50 GMT
Amid political deadlock, President Aoun proposes annulling sectarian quotas in main ministries in bid to form cabinet.
Analysis: US election 'October surprise' comes early
Mon, 21 Sep 2020 12:24:56 GMT
Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death completely changes the campaign. The question is, how?
Turkey to continue supporting Libya's GNA even if al-Sarraj quits
Mon, 21 Sep 2020 12:16:35 GMT
Turkish officials to head to Tripoli 'in the coming days' for talks after GNA head announces he plans to step down.
Honduras to move its Israel embassy to Jerusalem by end of year
Mon, 21 Sep 2020 11:43:15 GMT
President Juan Hernandez also announces that Israel will open a diplomatic office in Honduran capital, Tegucigalpa.
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Mon, 21 Sep 2020 11:17:21 GMT
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India, China commanders meet again on ending border standoff
Mon, 21 Sep 2020 11:00:45 GMT
The meeting comes days after the two nations agreed in Moscow to disengage along their disputed Himalayan border.
Botswana authorities identify cause of mysterious elephant deaths
Mon, 21 Sep 2020 10:41:09 GMT
Officials say toxins produced by cyanobacteria in water were behind the death of more than 300 mammals.
Two sentenced over Bulgaria bus bombing blamed on Hezbollah
Mon, 21 Sep 2020 10:36:17 GMT
Pair receive life sentences for the 2012 attack, which killed five Israeli tourists and a Bulgarian driver.
Brazil's Infinity Memorial commemorates COVID-19 victims
Mon, 21 Sep 2020 10:36:13 GMT
Brazil inaugurates its first cemetery memorial to coronavirus victims, while the pandemic is still claiming lives.
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