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- One year of Trump: The impact on the Middle East January 19, 2018Is Trump's foreign policy on Israel, Iran and the GCC all that different from previous administrations?
- Mexico earthquakes: Thousands of people homeless January 19, 2018Hundreds are still living in temporary camps in Mexico 32 years after they lost their homes in a massive earthquake. The list of those looking for a home grew even longer when another big quake struck Mexico City in September.
- Qatari royal: Gulf crisis to seize Qatar's wealth January 19, 2018Al Jazeera obtains tape in which Sheikh Abdullah threatens to end his life because of 'immense pressure' put on him.
- Ohio teen Joseph Haynes killed by police in court January 19, 2018Teenage boy fatally shot as scuffles broke out between deputy sheriff and family after juvenile hearing in US state.
- Greek neo-Nazi group threatens Muslim association January 19, 2018Muslim Association of Greece and other groups receive menacing messages from caller boasting of racist attacks.
- US: International lobbying industry running scared January 19, 2018Lobbying firms in the United States are now worried about being caught on the wrong side of the law after Donald Trump's former campaign manager was indicted for failing to reveal lobbying for the Ukrainian government.
- The myth of Tunisia's exceptionalism January 19, 2018The popular idea of Tunisia being a post-Arab Spring 'success story' is quite harmful.
- France-UK relations: Leaders meet to discuss security January 19, 2018British Prime Minister Theresa May and French President Emmanuel Macron have vowed to continue cooperating on a range of issues, after the UK leaves the European Union.
- Tensions soar along India, Pakistan border in Kashmir January 19, 2018Two more civilians killed as shelling from both sides continues in RS Pura sector in Jammu region.
- Russia 'moving' military observers in Syria's Afrin January 19, 2018Turkish official tells Al Jazeera Russia is moving forces away from likely conflict areas ahead of planned operation.
- Trump: A year of unclear Middle East policy January 19, 2018Since he has taken office, Donald Trump has seemed confused about important issues in the Middle East as he made statement after statement that made US policy in the region seem unclear at best.
- Charges dropped for 129 anti-Trump protest defendants January 19, 2018The government will pursue felony charges against 59 defendants, putting them at risk of decades in jail.
- What happens if the US government shuts down? January 19, 2018The US government's stopgap funding expires on January 19 and negotiations on a budget have stalled. What happens next?
- 2017 revealed as warmest non-El Nino year January 19, 2018Dramatic rise in global temperatures continues, according to World Meteorological Organisation.
- Police killing of Naqeebullah Mehsud angers Pakistanis January 19, 2018Family members of 27-year-old accused of 'terrorism' say he was innocent, anger seethes on social media.
- Decapitated, bloodstained doll left at Amsterdam mosque January 19, 2018Muslim leader lambastes 'cowardly' act by right-wing group, which left note warning against what it calls Islamisation.
- Israel apologises for deadly embassy shooting in Amman January 19, 2018Jordan's foreign ministry says Israel has promised victims' families will be compensated after fatal incident in July.
- Qatar-Gulf crisis: All the latest updates January 19, 2018An air, sea and land blockade imposed on Qatar by Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt is now in its eighth month.
- 'We will fight': 9/11 families renew bid to sue Saudi January 19, 2018Victims' relatives try to prove Saudi involvement in first hearing after Congress removed aspects of sovereign immunity.
- Syria threatens to 'destroy' Turkish warplanes January 18, 2018Any Turkish jets or bombers that cross into Syria will be shot down, official says, as Ankara readies Afrin operation.
- One year of Trump: The impact on the Middle East
- Mexico earthquakes: Thousands of people homeless
- Qatari royal: Gulf crisis to seize Qatar's wealth
- Ohio teen Joseph Haynes killed by police in court
- Greek neo-Nazi group threatens Muslim association
- US: International lobbying industry running scared
- The myth of Tunisia's exceptionalism
- France-UK relations: Leaders meet to discuss security
- Tensions soar along India, Pakistan border in Kashmir
- Russia 'moving' military observers in Syria's Afrin
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- Roy Bennett, White Zimbabwean With Black Political Base, Dies in U.S. Helicopter Crash January 19, 2018Mr. Bennett, 60, was a coffee grower whose farm was seized as part of the land redistribution program of Robert G. Mugabe. He was a formidable leader of Zimbabwe’s main opposition party.JEFFREY MOYO and SEWELL CHAN
- Gabon Says It Busted a Major Ivory Smuggling Network January 18, 2018Officials said they had dismantled an ivory trafficking network with links to Boko Haram in a region where poaching has decimated the elephant population.DIONNE SEARCEY
- Suicide Bombers Attack Market in Nigeria, Killing at Least 12 January 18, 2018The attack, which also wounded at least 48 people, struck a market in the northern city of Maiduguri that has been hit several times by Boko Haram militants.THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
- Gunmen Kidnap 2 Americans and 2 Canadians in Nigeria January 17, 2018The gunmen killed two police officers as they seized the visitors, who are investors setting up solar stations.THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
- Books News: Lupita Nyong’o to Publish a Children’s Book January 18, 2018Drawing on her experience as a child who felt self-conscious about her dark skin, the actress hopes to help other kids reimagine what is beautiful.LOVIA GYARKYE
- Keorapetse Kgositsile, 79, South African Poet and Activist, Dies January 17, 2018He received acclaim while living in the United States; when he returned to South Africa after the fall of apartheid, he was welcomed as a hero.GIOVANNI RUSSONELLO
- Trump Comments, Infuriating Africans, May Set Back U.S. Interests January 16, 2018Experts fear that the president’s remarks about “shithole countries” could set back United States interests in the world’s fastest-growing continent.KIMON de GREEF and SEWELL CHAN
- Boko Haram Video Is Said to Show Captured Girls From Chibok January 15, 2018In the video, a girl who claims she is among the kidnapped students from Chibok says she is happy being with the fighters of the extremist group. Her identity was not confirmed.DIONNE SEARCEY
- Lesotho Diamond Weighs More Than a Baseball January 15, 2018The stone, the world’s fifth-biggest, is a glittering giant weighing 910 carats, or 6.4 ounces, and is probably worth tens of millions of dollars.RICHARD PÉREZ-PEÑA
- Liberia President’s Ouster by Party May Raise Questions Over Her Legacy January 14, 2018Senior members of Ellen Johnson Sirleaf’s Unity Party accused her of supporting the opposition candidate George Weah, who is now president-elect.CLAIR MacDOUGALL
- Tunisia’s Government Pledges Improvements After Protests January 15, 2018Officials promised to better the daily lives of Tunisians, but protesters and government opponents voiced skepticism.LILIA BLAISE
- H&M Closes Stores in South Africa Amid Protests Over ‘Monkey’ Shirt January 14, 2018Outrage over a photograph of a black child modeling a sweatshirt with the words “coolest monkey in the jungle” led to protests in several cities.JACEY FORTIN
- ISIS Affiliate Claims October Attack on U.S. Troops in Niger January 13, 2018The group offered no explanation for the delay in claiming responsibility for the Oct. 4 attack, which killed four Americans and five Nigeriens.RUKMINI CALLIMACHI
- She Ran From the Cut, and Helped Thousands of Other Girls Escape, Too January 17, 2018Nice Leng’ete started a program in Kenya to create new rites of passage to replace female genital cutting and has helped 15,000 girls avoid the ritual.JINA MOORE
- Nearly 800 Arrested in Economic Protests in Tunisia January 13, 2018Human rights groups have expressed concern over the high number of arrests in a country with a relatively stable democracy.LILIA BLAISE
- ‘Don’t Feed the Troll’: Much of the World Reacts in Anger at Trump’s Insult January 13, 2018Reports that President Trump called Haiti and African nations “shithole countries” drew nearly universal condemnation.JINA MOORE and CATHERINE PORTER
- War’s Other Victims: Animals January 13, 2018Over decades, armed conflict has reduced animal populations in Africa more than any other factor, according to new research.RACHEL NUWER
- Tributes flow for lecturer’s wife at requiem massThe late Mwachongo will be buried at her husband's farm on Saturday.
- Buoyant Telkom begin title defence in AccraOpenda is likely to start with his attacking trio of Mwangi, Omaido and Okumu.
- Bayern boss backs Dortmund's stance on AubameyangHis father and agent Pierre is reportedly in London trying to organise a move to Arsenal.
- Outrage on social media over rape allegations at KNHNew mothers say they are in danger of rape, but a security officer denies the possibility of rape.
- Germany star Goretzka set to join BayernHe has scored six goals in 12 appearances for his country.
- Chogoria Boys' High School under probe over sodomy claimForm One student claims he was sodomised by students at Chogoria Boys' High School.