Al Jazeera English headlinesSenate overwhelmingly backs sweeping criminal justice reform bill
Wed, 19 Dec 2018 14:35:13 GMT
Legislation now goes to the House where it is expected to pass before being signed by President Donald Trump.
South Africa police issue arrest warrant for Grace Mugabe
Wed, 19 Dec 2018 14:15:49 GMT
Wife of former Zimbabwe president allegedly attacked model Gabriella Engels in a luxury hotel suite in Johannesburg.
Cox's Bazar: Rohingya camp to be hardest hit by climate change
Wed, 19 Dec 2018 13:50:52 GMT
Deforestation and degradation will see the Bangladesh land that hosts refugees suffer further from temperature rise.
Russsian pipeline in Europe faces final hurdle
Wed, 19 Dec 2018 13:15:10 GMT
Denmark's consent required before final section of controversial pipeline can be completed but opinion there is divided.
The good and the bad in the new peace agreement on Yemen
Wed, 19 Dec 2018 13:13:54 GMT
The Stockholm Agreement marks a much-needed breakthrough on Yemen, but there are major issues with its provisions.
Deciphering the extremism narrative
Wed, 19 Dec 2018 13:02:12 GMT
The language of terrorism, radicalisation and extremism has become racially charged.
Turkey, Russia 'very close' two years after Andrey Karlov murder
Wed, 19 Dec 2018 12:30:56 GMT
The relationship between Moscow and Ankara remains close despite a number of harmful incidents.
Yemen's warring sides accuse each other of violating ceasefire
Wed, 19 Dec 2018 11:51:48 GMT
Both sides lay blame on each other for clashes on first day of UN-brokered truce in strategic port city of Hodeidah.
Facebook gives Netflix and Spotify access to users' messages: NYT
Wed, 19 Dec 2018 11:19:59 GMT
Facebook gave large tech companies access to users' data, including private messages, New York Times reports.
Nicaragua pushes to silence critics amid US sanctions threat
Wed, 19 Dec 2018 11:01:28 GMT
A tense calm returns to Nicaragua, but the anger that sparked months of protests is still hanging in the air.
Christmas in Bethlehem: Controlling the narrative through tourism
Wed, 19 Dec 2018 10:41:52 GMT
Israel's monopoly on the tourism industry directly contributes to normalisation of the occupation, tour guides say.
Inside Tajikistan: A history of music and storytelling
Wed, 19 Dec 2018 10:39:56 GMT
We meet Tajik musicians holding on to their musical roots as they try to keep their centuries-old tradition alive.
Saudi outreach to Israel 'faces setbacks' after Khashoggi crisis
Wed, 19 Dec 2018 10:36:02 GMT
WSJ says Saudi effort to forge ties with Israel is faltering after crown prince was implicated in journalist's murder.
Qatar National Day 2018
Wed, 19 Dec 2018 10:00:17 GMT
'As long as it was proven by our deeds, Qatar will remain free,' was this year's slogan.
Nigeria's former defence chief killed amid growing insecurity
Wed, 19 Dec 2018 09:55:45 GMT
Air Marshall Alex Badeh was shot dead as authorities struggle with increase in violence in oil-rich Niger Delta.
After record Japan IPO, SoftBank Corp shares fall 14pc on debut
Wed, 19 Dec 2018 09:03:17 GMT
SoftBank Group Corp's Japanese mobile subsidiary begins trading in one of the world's biggest share offerings.
The business of Kabul's blast walls: 'We're trying to save lives'
Wed, 19 Dec 2018 08:50:20 GMT
Some Afghans make a living attempting to provide security, but critics say barriers ruin the capital's appearance.
British Airways to resume flights to Pakistan after a decade
Wed, 19 Dec 2018 07:49:55 GMT
UK airline cites improving security situation, a decade after it suspended flights following an attack in Islamabad.
Zimbabwe post-election clashes: Inquiry condemns military action
Wed, 19 Dec 2018 07:48:22 GMT
Zimbabwe's military comes under fire over its reaction to the post-election protests.
Dutch general Patrick Cammaert faces 'huge challenge' in Hodeidah
Wed, 19 Dec 2018 07:23:51 GMT
Known for his tough reputation, Cammaert is tasked with monitoring ceasefire in Hodeidah, withdrawal of warring sides.
Nikki Haley hints at yet to be unveiled 'deal of the century'
Wed, 19 Dec 2018 06:49:56 GMT
US Ambassador to the UN says Israel-Palestine peace plan is 'different', but Palestinians say it's 'dead on arrival'.
Russia, Turkey, Iran fail in push for new Syrian constitution
Wed, 19 Dec 2018 06:37:12 GMT
Stakeholders fail to agree on the makeup of a Syrian constitutional committee amid calls to convene next year.
Groups warn Indonesia app 'risks worsening' religious intolerance
Wed, 19 Dec 2018 04:16:47 GMT
App allowing public report suspected heretical beliefs raises fears it may lead to increased persecution of minorities.
Belgian PM offers to quit after migration dispute
Wed, 19 Dec 2018 04:02:00 GMT
With five months to go until elections, it's not immediately clear whether king will accept Charles Michel's departure.
Facebook removes hundreds of pages linked to Myanmar's army
Wed, 19 Dec 2018 03:02:29 GMT
Social media giant has faced intense criticism for ineffective response to malicious posts against Rohingya minority.
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