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What is Trump's message to the world? - Inside Story

woensdag 20 september 2017 - 20:43 uur

The United Nations hosts the 72nd General Assembly - a gathering of 193 members to discuss the most pressing problems of our time. It is US President...

Fleeing Rohingya refugees hit by heavy flooding

woensdag 20 september 2017 - 19:19 uur

Rohingya refugees who have escaped violence in Myanmar and fled to Bangladesh are now having to deal with heavy flooding there. Days of rain have floo...

Niger: Thousands left without homes after severe flooding

woensdag 20 september 2017 - 19:09 uur

Tens of thousands of people have been left homeless in Niger after months of severe flooding. Residents in the capital, Niamey, have criticised the au...

Report highlights effects of gender stereotypes on health

woensdag 20 september 2017 - 19:09 uur

Across the world, children are subjected to gender stereotypes. A new global study has found the notion that men should be strong and women are weak ...

Hurricane Maria tears through Puerto Rico

woensdag 20 september 2017 - 18:51 uur

Hurricane Maria has made landfall in Puerto Rico. It is one of the strongest hurricanes ever to hit the island. The Category 4 storm is packing winds...

Iraq's Kurdistan pushes ahead with referendum despite pressure

woensdag 20 september 2017 - 15:02 uur

Iraq's Kurdistan region is pushing ahead with an independence referendum next Monday despite pressure to call it off. President Masoud Barzani remains...

US resettlement for refugees in Australian prison camps

woensdag 20 september 2017 - 14:59 uur

Dozens of refugees who spent years in Australian prison camps are finally being resettled in the United States. However, around 2,000 of them will be ...

Hurricane Maria makes landfall in Puerto Rico

woensdag 20 september 2017 - 14:30 uur

The eye of Hurricane Maria slammed into Puerto Rico as a Category 4 hurricane with winds of 250 kilometres per hour. It is threatening 750mm of rain t...

Study finds that plane air causes illness

woensdag 20 september 2017 - 14:12 uur

A new study published by the World Health Organization says people who fly regularly may be at risk from breathing contaminated air. UK-based airline,...

Muslim Aid head talks about dire situation in Myanmar’s Rakhine

woensdag 20 september 2017 - 14:10 uur

Al Jazeera speaks to Jehangir Malik, CEO of Muslim Aid, a UK-based organisation, about the situation in Myanmar’s Rakhine state. Malik has just ret...

Qatar and Saudi Arabia to compete at show jumping competition

woensdag 20 september 2017 - 13:59 uur

At Ashghabat 2017 in Turkmenistan, riders from Qatar and Saudi Arabia will compete while their countries are locked in a bitter political dispute. The...

Mexico: More than 200 killed in 7.1 earthquake

woensdag 20 september 2017 - 13:46 uur

Rescuers in Mexico are searching through collapsed buildings to find survivors of a 7.1 magnitude earthquake. At least 217 have been killed, including...

Earthquake kills more than 200 in Mexico City

woensdag 20 september 2017 - 13:30 uur

Mexico City is recovering from a major 7.1 earthquake that hit the city on September 19.

Oman's Sailing Stars - Al Jazeera World

woensdag 20 september 2017 - 12:58 uur

n 2011, four young Omani women decided to break the mould, challenge stereotypes and learn to sail. It's a sport dominated by men, but Rajaa Mubarak a...

Post Script - Divya Gopalan - Rohingya Refugees promo

woensdag 20 september 2017 - 11:26 uur


Qatar's emir addresses Gulf crisis at UN General Assembly

woensdag 20 september 2017 - 11:22 uur

Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani has denounced the blockade of his country at the UN General Assembly. Among his other engagements in New...

Rising water levels threaten Cuba's capital Havana

woensdag 20 september 2017 - 11:11 uur

Earlier this month, Hurricane Irma caused severe flooding and damage across Cuba's capital. Ageing infrastructure means Havana is especially vulnera...

Ex-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort investigated in Russia probe

woensdag 20 september 2017 - 11:01 uur

As Donald Trump addressed world leaders at the UN headquarters in New York City, back in Washington, DC the investigation into possible collusion betw...

Hurricane Maria aims at Puerto Rico after battering Dominica

woensdag 20 september 2017 - 10:39 uur

Maria is heading towards Puerto Rico. The governor there is warning that the hurricane could hit with a force that the island has not seen for several...

Donald Trump threatens to ‘totally destroy’ North Korea in UN speech

woensdag 20 september 2017 - 10:09 uur

The US President, Donald Trump, has stepped up his rhetoric against North Korea, threatening to "totally destroy" the country. In a highly-combative ...

More than 100 dead as 7.1 earthquake rocks Mexico

woensdag 20 september 2017 - 09:40 uur

A powerful 7.1 magnitude earthquake has hit Mexico, leaving more than 140 confirmed dead. The earthquake happened shortly after 1pm local time near P...

UN demands access to Myanmar’s Rakhine amid Rohingya crisis

woensdag 20 september 2017 - 09:33 uur

A landmark speech on the Rohingya crisis by Myanmar's de-facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi has done little to placate the international community. UN in...

Qatar Emir Sheikh Tamim's UN speech in full

woensdag 20 september 2017 - 09:07 uur

Qatar's emir has addressed the 72nd UN General Assembly session in New York City. Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani addressed Qatar’s blockade and ca...

Controversial Israeli film Foxtrot wins at Ophir awards

woensdag 20 september 2017 - 08:42 uur

It is a film that's been denounced by Israel's culture minister, but that did not stop Foxtrot from winning best picture at the country's annual movie...

Russia launches Zapad war games on Europe's borders

woensdag 20 september 2017 - 08:25 uur

Russia and Belarus are holding large-scale joint military exercises, called Zapad (meaning ‘West’ in Russian), on NATO’s eastern border. It is ...

German election 2017: Martine Schulz unable to make headway against Angel Merkel

woensdag 20 september 2017 - 07:42 uur

With just a few days to go before what's expected to be a comfortable victory for German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Sunday's elections, her main cont...

Aung San Suu Kyi's speech, analysed

dinsdag 19 september 2017 - 18:42 uur

Al Jazeera talks to Ronan Lee, a Rohingya researcher at Deakin University in Melbourne, about what Myanmar de-facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi's recent s...

Myanmar: Aung San Suu Kyi's first national speech on Rohingya crisis

dinsdag 19 september 2017 - 18:40 uur

After weeks of condemnation, Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi has finally made her first national speech on the violence against Rohingya Muslims in ...

Censoring social media

dinsdag 19 september 2017 - 18:39 uur

Snapchat is one of the most popular social media platforms in the Middle East.countries - especially in Saudi Arabia with more than 7 million Saudis u...

Rohingya refugees struggle to survive torrential rains in Bangladesh

dinsdag 19 september 2017 - 18:36 uur

Rohingya who have escaped to Bangladesh to flee violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine state are having to deal with heavy flooding. Torrential rain over the...

Syrian government accused of striking Idlib hospitals

dinsdag 19 september 2017 - 18:32 uur

Syrian government air strikes have hit three hospitals in Idlib province, killing civilians and emergency workers, activists have said. The hospitals...

Protests continue for fourth night amid days of unrest in St Louis

dinsdag 19 september 2017 - 11:07 uur

A fourth night of protests have been held in St Louis in the United States. And more arrests have been made following the acquittal of a white former...

Teachers face suspension over viral videos showing abuse in South Africa

dinsdag 19 september 2017 - 11:03 uur

School children in South Africa are using their mobile phones to record attacks in class by some teachers. The videos shared on social media are inc...

North Korean abductions: Anger in Japan over missing loved ones

dinsdag 19 september 2017 - 10:25 uur

Relatives and supporters of Japanese people, abducted forty years ago by North Korean agents, have gathered in Tokyo. They believe many more of thei...

Trump's tweets: More accusations of bad taste

dinsdag 19 september 2017 - 09:15 uur

Donald Trump's United Nations debut, comes amid controversy about the US President's activity on the social media. Trump's tweets have previously bro...

Trump adviser to UN: US is still leaving Paris climate agreement

dinsdag 19 september 2017 - 08:58 uur

Donald Trump says he is open to further discussions on the Paris climate accord, but maintains the agreement is unfair to his country. He made the c...

Spanish police confiscate Catalan referendum material, summons mayors

dinsdag 19 september 2017 - 08:16 uur

Spanish police have seized posters, promoting a planned referendum, on independence in Catalonia. The controversial vote is planned for next month, b...

New tax hikes ignites violent street protests in Haiti

dinsdag 19 september 2017 - 08:00 uur

A transport strike over tax increases on fuel, alcohol and cigarettes has shut down most of Haiti. The government says the money raised will be used ...

Fifth Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games kick off in Turkmenistan

dinsdag 19 september 2017 - 07:51 uur

Turkmenistan is staging the largest sports event in its history. The Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games are boosting the country's campaign to esta...

Aung San Suu Kyi's speech in full: ‘We condemn all human rights violations'

dinsdag 19 september 2017 - 07:12 uur

In her first comments on Rohingya crisis, Myanmar's leader says she is 'concerned' over Muslims fleeing to Bangladesh. -

Category 5 Hurricane Maria threatens ‘disastrous damage’ in the Caribbean

dinsdag 19 september 2017 - 06:44 uur

Hurricane Maria has made landfall in the Caribbean island of Dominica. It has been upgraded to a category 5 storm with winds reaching more than 250km...

Rohingya crisis: Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi faces criticism for inaction

dinsdag 19 september 2017 - 06:36 uur

Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi is shortly due to make her first public speech on the violence in Rakhine State. She has come under widesp...

Is Myanmar's jade business driving ethnic tensions? - Counting the Cost

dinsdag 19 september 2017 - 06:13 uur

Over the past few weeks, nearly 400,000 people escaping violence in Myanmar's eastern state of Rakhine have streamed into Bangladesh, creating a human...

The Stream - What can be done to help Caribbean nations recover from Irma?

maandag 18 september 2017 - 22:54 uur

Hurricane Irma wreaked havoc from Puerto Rico to Antigua, turning lush landscapes into barren land and upending the lives of thousands. Antigua and Ba...

How relevant is the United Nations?

maandag 18 september 2017 - 21:44 uur

How relevant is the United Nations? World leaders gather in New York for the 72nd UN General Assembly. Once again world leaders are gathering toge...

Trump calls for UN reforms

maandag 18 september 2017 - 19:52 uur

US President Donald Trump has made his debut at the United Nations, an organisation he criticised in the past. He repeated his previous criticism, say...

Innovative Japanese projects help seniors with dementia

maandag 18 september 2017 - 19:38 uur

Japan is celebrating a public holiday in honour of its senior citizens. "Respect for the Elderly Day" comes as the country breaks its own record for ...

Nepalese voters elect representatives for first time in 20 years

maandag 18 september 2017 - 19:23 uur

Nepal has completed its first local elections in nearly two decades. Voting finally took place in an unstable southern province. Most of the country v...

UN General Assembly: World leaders' attempts to stand out

maandag 18 september 2017 - 19:18 uur

UN General Assembly: World leaders' attempts to stand out

Snapchat bans Al Jazeera's Discover channel in Saudi Arabia

maandag 18 september 2017 - 18:10 uur

Snapchat has blocked Al Jazeera's Discover channel at the behest of the Saudi government. According to Saudi Arabia, the channel's content is in breac...

Hurricane Harvey: Massive clean-up under way in Houston

maandag 18 september 2017 - 17:28 uur

Hurricane Harvey is long gone, but it's left behind millions of tonnes of debris. Getting rid of what has become a major public health concern is now ...

North Korea tensions impact tourism in South Korea

maandag 18 september 2017 - 14:51 uur

With a potential nuclear conflict on the Korean peninsula again being discussed by the world's media, the tourism industry in South Korea is suffering...

Aid workers: World leaders need to do more for Rohingya refugees

maandag 18 september 2017 - 14:48 uur

Aid workers say the Rohingya crisis at the Bangladesh-Myanmar border is now one of the biggest humanitarian crises in the world. Al Jazeera's Maher ...

A long history of controversial Nobel Peace Prize winners

maandag 18 september 2017 - 14:45 uur

The silence of Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi, a Nobel Peace Prize winner, over the Rohingya crisis has led critics to call for her award to be revoked....

Cyclist to finish record-breaking ‘80 days around the world’

maandag 18 september 2017 - 14:39 uur

A British cyclist is set to become the first person to ride around the world in 80 days. Mark Beaumont is due to ride into Paris after a 29,000km jou...

Covering the Rohingya: Separating fact from fiction - The Listening Post (Lead)

maandag 18 september 2017 - 13:01 uur

According to the latest figures, there are nearly 400,000 Muslim-majority Rohingya that have been forced from their homes in Myanmar. The UN says it ...

Emmy awards 2017: Political satire wins the night

maandag 18 september 2017 - 10:34 uur

The EMMY Awards are all about television entertainment. This year the spotlight was on political satire. From dramas to comedies, US politics play...

Samoa obesity: Activists launch campaign to change locals' diet habits

maandag 18 september 2017 - 10:14 uur

The island nation of Samoa in the Pacific has one of the world's highest rates of obesity. Imported fast food is favoured over natural, local produce...

Nigeria: Teacher who helped Boko Haram schoolgirls’ release wins UN award

maandag 18 september 2017 - 09:19 uur

The founder of a school for orphaned children in Nigeria has won a top United Nations award. The UNHCR’s Nansen Refugee Award honours people who d...

Al Jazeera World - Oman's Sailing Stars promo

maandag 18 september 2017 - 09:17 uur


Chile-Bolivia relations at their worst since 1884

maandag 18 september 2017 - 08:35 uur

Chile is celebrating its National Independence day amid increasing tensions with neighbouring Bolivia. Bolivia has gone to the International Court o...

German election: Military defence spending gets political

maandag 18 september 2017 - 08:08 uur

By the end of this week, Angela Merkel could become German chancellor for a fourth term. With uncertainty about the direction of the United States, m...

Tunisia lifts ban on Muslim women marrying non-Muslims

maandag 18 september 2017 - 07:51 uur

Tunisia abolished the decades-old ban on Muslim women marrying non-Muslims.

Nepal flood victims unimpressed by candidates' promises

maandag 18 september 2017 - 07:42 uur

A rare local election is being held in southern Nepal, after a 20-year wait. Security is tight in the area where at least 55 people have been killed...

What to expect from Trump's debut speech at UN General Assembly

maandag 18 september 2017 - 07:22 uur

US President Donald Trump will use his debut speech to the UN General Assembly to warn his country's adversaries. North Korea and Iran are expected ...

US: St. Louis protesters extend demonstration over Anthony Lamar Smith murder

maandag 18 september 2017 - 06:34 uur

Protests in the US city of St. Louis turned violent for a third night following the acquittal of a white, former police officer over the shooting of a...

Palestine: Hamas ready to hold talks with Fatah

zondag 17 september 2017 - 19:58 uur

Hamas, which has ruled Gaza for 10 years, released a statement saying it is willing to end its feud with Fatah, which controls the occupied West Bank....

Allegations of widespread rape during South Sudan conflict

zondag 17 september 2017 - 19:24 uur

Human rights groups say thousands of women have been sexually assaulted during the four-year-long civil war in South Sudan. The attacks were blamed on...

Who deserves the Nobel Peace Prize?

zondag 17 september 2017 - 19:01 uur

It’s anyone’s guess who will win this year’s Nobel Peace Prize. No less than 318 people and organisations are nominated. The nominations are sup...

Maternity-related deaths on the rise in the US

zondag 17 september 2017 - 14:47 uur

The number of new mothers who die from birth-related complications is on the rise in the United States. The rate is now higher than any other major in...

UN General Assembly Sept 2017 promo

zondag 17 september 2017 - 14:20 uur


Al Jazeera Correspondent - Coming Soon promo

zondag 17 september 2017 - 14:18 uur


Turkey calls Kurdish referendum a ‘grave mistake’

zondag 17 september 2017 - 14:15 uur


Horses of misfortune

zondag 17 september 2017 - 14:12 uur

Gambling is a challenging habit to kick, especially for these two Moroccan men whose horse-betting addiction has split their families and ruined their...

Pigeon Battles of Cairo: Egypt’s High-Flying Sport - Witness

zondag 17 september 2017 - 13:50 uur

Koka is a respected figure in Cairo’s pigeon fighting world. His life revolves around preparing for the contests, in which whole neighbourhoods clas...

How Israel's attack on Gaza brought Farah and Amal together

zondag 17 september 2017 - 12:58 uur

Farah suffered from phosphorus burns during Israel's attack on Gaza, but was able to get treatment in the US with the help of former nurse Amal Jubran...

Restoring Wular: Clogged lake dying in Kashmir

zondag 17 september 2017 - 11:10 uur

It was once Asia's largest freshwater lake, but now, Wular Lake in the Kashmir Valley is in desperate need of restoration. Decades of mismanagement h...

German election: Angela Merkel favourite to win fourth term

zondag 17 september 2017 - 11:02 uur

After 12 years in power, Angela Merkel is already one of Germany's longest serving chancellors. On September 24, voters will decide whether she has d...

Cuba struggles to recover after Hurricane Irma

zondag 17 september 2017 - 10:41 uur

The tourism industry in Caibarien is vital for Cuba's economy. But the city is currently overwhelmed by the magnitude of devastation left by Hurrica...

Nigeria: Sukur Kingdom fights to preserve UNESCO status

zondag 17 september 2017 - 10:22 uur

A kingdom in northern Nigeria is trying to recover three years after a devastating attack by Boko Haram. The people of Sukur Kingdom fear they may l...

Iraq PM warns of military force if Kurdish vote turns violent

zondag 17 september 2017 - 09:47 uur

Iraq's Prime Minister says he is prepared to use military force if a planned referendum on Kurdish independence turns violent. The Kurds in Iraq have...

Air strike targets US-backed SDF near Syria’s Deir Az Zor

zondag 17 september 2017 - 09:16 uur

Soldiers from the US-backed Syrian opposition forces have been killed in air strikes near Deir Az Zor. It was not clear who carried out the strikes....

Catalan pro-independence mayors defy Spanish government before referendum

zondag 17 september 2017 - 09:01 uur

More than 700 mayors from across the Catalonia region of northeast Spain have protested in Barcelona in support of a planned independence referendum. ...

Tunisia: Protesters decry amnesty corruption law

zondag 17 september 2017 - 08:43 uur

There have been protests in Tunisia against a controversial law granting amnesty to public officials accused of corruption before the 2011 Arab Spring...

Parsons Green attack: UK police search house in Surrey

zondag 17 september 2017 - 08:21 uur

UK police are investigating whether several people were involved in Friday's bomb attack on a London Underground train, which injured 29 people. A ho...

Landmines kill Bangladeshis near Myanmar as Rohingya crisis escalates

zondag 17 september 2017 - 08:06 uur

Reports emerged last week that Myanmar's army has been planting land mines targeting Rohingya fleeing across the border to Bangladesh. Since then, se...

Greek Oil Spill

zondag 17 september 2017 - 07:49 uur

An oil tanker carrying 2,500 tonnes of fuel sank near Athens this week.

UN calls for investigation as DRC soldiers kill 36 Burundi refugees

zondag 17 september 2017 - 07:23 uur

The United Nations has called for an investigation into the killing of 36 Burundian refugees by soldiers in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Al Jaze...

What to do about the North Korean crisis?

zaterdag 16 september 2017 - 18:37 uur

North Korea's actions have once again put the region and the entire world on edge. Pyongyang has launched another ballistic missile across Japan - fo...

Expert discusses dangers of high contact sports

zaterdag 16 september 2017 - 16:02 uur

Brain injury is an issue that continues to plague some of elite American football players in the United States, and it is something the NFL and its pl...

Tunisia lifts ban on Muslim women marrying non-Muslims

zaterdag 16 september 2017 - 15:27 uur

The Tunisian government has lifted a decades-old ban on Muslim women marrying non-Muslim men, but the decision is facing opposition from religious lea...

World leaders disagree over solutions to North Korea threat

zaterdag 16 september 2017 - 14:59 uur

The international community is split on how to deal with the growing tensions around North Korea's nuclear programme, while the US is open to consider...

Japan: Thousands visit US air base to show support against North Korea

zaterdag 16 september 2017 - 14:48 uur

The latest provocations from North Korea has led to calls for stronger ties between the US and Japan. Thousands of Japanese people visited the US Yoko...

Apple's iPhone economy - Counting the Cost

zaterdag 16 september 2017 - 14:27 uur

Over the past decade, the Iphone has transformed Apple into the world's most profitable and biggest technology company. The launch of a new iPhone X, ...

Bone Hunter - Featured Documentary

zaterdag 16 september 2017 - 13:43 uur

How a genocide survivor in Bosnia and his years-long search for human bones continues to inspire hope. -

Indonesian doctors train wives to help minimise birth complications

zaterdag 16 september 2017 - 12:32 uur

Obstetricians in Indonesia are trying to change traditional habits to save the lives of thousands of mothers and their babies. The World Health Organi...

Cassini’s Saturn discoveries led to space aircraft’s destruction

zaterdag 16 september 2017 - 12:13 uur

Cassini was launched in October 1997 and began orbiting Saturn in June 2004. The data it transmitted since then was invaluable to astronomers investi...

Rohingya refugees risk dangerous journeys to escape violence

zaterdag 16 september 2017 - 12:11 uur

The boat passage into Bangladesh from Myanmar is difficult and most Rohingya have no local currency to pay for it, especially since some of the smuggl...

Qatar emir on first foreign trip since GCC crisis

zaterdag 16 september 2017 - 11:33 uur

French President Emmanuel Macron has called for the Saudi-led blockade of Qatar to be lifted. He made the comments following a meeting with the emir ...

Hurricane Irma damage prevents Florida residents returning

zaterdag 16 september 2017 - 11:21 uur

The clean-up effort after Hurricane Irma hit the US state of Florida is progressing slowly, with tens of thousands still without electricity. The larg...