Al Jazeera English headlinesUS slaps sanctions on Myanmar army chief over Rohingya abuses
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 06:30:52 GMT
The US action against senior army officers comes as the military has continued to 'commit human rights violations'.
Hong Kong protests: Anti-government activists vow to fight on
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 06:17:24 GMT
Protesters in Hong Kong vow to defy what they see as China's efforts to tighten control.
Australia calls on China to allow Uighur mother and son to leave
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 06:11:11 GMT
The decision comes after an Australian man pleaded for his Uighur wife and son, an Australian citizen, to be united.
British-Iranian held by Tehran taken to mental ward: Family
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 06:04:09 GMT
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe jailed in Tehran since 2016 on sedition charges has been transferred to hospital, family says.
Trump: US not seeking 'regime change' in Iran standoff
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 05:36:01 GMT
US president says determined to stop Iran acquiring nuclear weapons, as supreme leader vows to scale back commitments.
Kulbhushan Jadhav: ICJ to announce its verdict on Indian 'spy'
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 05:00:29 GMT
The International Court of Justice will decide on New Delhi's bid to remove an alleged spy from death row in Pakistan.
Malta: Three charged for murder of investigative journalist
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 02:59:41 GMT
Three men to face trial for their alleged involvement in the murder of investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia.
Trump declines to criticise Turkey's Russia missile purchase
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 02:28:43 GMT
The US president takes a softer line against the deal, saying Ankara was forced into the move by his predecessor Obama.
India: 10 dead, dozens trapped as building collapses in Mumbai
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 01:42:24 GMT
Rescue operation under way following the collapse of four-storey residential building in Mumbai's Dongri area.
US House condemns Trump's racist attack on four congresswomen
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 00:54:54 GMT
The symbolic vote is aimed at shaming Trump and his fellow Republicans who stood by him after racist tweets.
Planned Parenthood president forced out after only eight months
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 23:57:16 GMT
Dr Leana Wen cites 'philosophical differences over the direction and future' of the US's leading abortion provider.
Former Peruvian president Alejandro Toledo arrested in US
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 21:15:25 GMT
After extradition request, US authorities arrest Toledo, who faces corruption charges in Peru.
Johnny Clegg, South Africa's 'White Zulu', dies at 66
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 21:05:54 GMT
Clegg was one of the few white artists to openly confront South Africa's apartheid government in the 1970s and 1980s.
Palestinians in Lebanon protest crackdown on unlicensed workers
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 21:05:49 GMT
Critics say the Lebanese government's move targets low-wage Palestinian and Syrian workers and is discriminatory.
Trump faces US House vote on resolution condemning racist tweets
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 21:01:21 GMT
US president again doubles down on his racially charged tweets against four Democratic congresswomen of colour.
Qatar: Missile found among arms seized in Italy sold 25 years ago
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 20:48:43 GMT
Doha says the seized air-to-air missile was sold to a 'friendly' third country that wishes not to be named.
Religious restrictions on the rise globally: report
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 20:39:31 GMT
Pew findings reveal largest increase in social hostilities towards religion in more than 10 years occurred in Europe.
Iran hits back at US demand on ballistic missiles
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 19:30:57 GMT
Javad Zarif says US must stop selling arms to Gulf allies if it wants to discuss Tehran's ballistic missiles programme.
Turkey can't have both American F-35s and Russia's S-400s: US
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 19:25:22 GMT
Calling it a 'tough situation', President Trump says US won't sell fighter jets to Ankara after its Russian purchase.
Ursula von der Leyen: First woman to hold EU's top job
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 19:14:53 GMT
Former German defence minister is the new EU Commission president, after narrowly winning a parliament vote.
'No military solution': World powers urge Libya de-escalation
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 18:58:49 GMT
France, Britain, Egypt, UAE, US and Italy warn ongoing violence in Libya is fuelling a 'growing humanitarian emergency'.
The new rulers of Europe
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 18:54:31 GMT
Who are EU nominees Ursula von der Leyen, Christine Lagarde, Charles Michel and Josep Borrell?
How did neo-Nazis in Italy acquire missiles?
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 18:33:14 GMT
A huge stash of weapons is found in Italy with neo-Nazi sympathisers and government says the seizure is unprecedented.
UK to send third warship to Gulf, says not related to Iran crisis
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 18:18:33 GMT
'Long-planned movement', says UK as Iran's supreme leader vows response to Britain's 'piracy' of its oil tanker.
No federal charges for white officer in Garner chokehold death
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 18:18:32 GMT
Reacting to the decision, the family of Eric Garner, a black man, says 'we can't breathe because they let us down'.
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