Blog Profile / Al Jazeera Correspondents Blog

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Mosul: ISIL may use civilians as human shield, says UN

At least 550 families forced to walk to Mosul by ISIL fighters as Iraqi forces intensify offensive.

India: Pakistan soldiers killed in border shootings

Pakistan refutes claims of confrontation and deaths as India reports sniper fire along disputed Kashmir border.

London airport declared safe after 'chemical incident'

Around 500 people evacuated and 26 treated for breathing difficulty, but no elevated chemical readings found.

Abu Ghraib inmates allowed to sue over alleged torture

US court reinstates lawsuit by four ex-prisoners held in Iraq against military contractors after eight years of appeals.

At least 53 killed in Cameroon train derailment

Overloaded passenger train went off the tracks along the route that links capital Yaounde with economic hub Douala.

Turkey shells Kurdish fighters in Aleppo province

US-backed Kurdish rebels come under Turkish attack in Sheikh Issa town and other areas in northern Aleppo province.

Crisis in Libya: Who's to blame?

Former NATO head Anders Fogh Rasmussen defends intervention against Gaddafi, and we debate Kurdish independence in Iraq.

Muslims stage protest prayers near Rome's Colosseum

Organisers staged demonstrations after authorities closed down five makeshift mosques on administrative grounds.

Duterte backtracks on Philippines' 'separation' with US

Philippines' president announces severing of ties not in the best interest of his country after his return from China.

US destroyer sails through the South China Sea

American Navy has now conducted four so-called freedom-of-navigation operations in the past year in the disputed waters.

Burkina Faso: Coup attempt thwarted, says government

Interior minister said coup was attempted on October 8 and blamed it on the dismantled presidential guards.

At least four dead in attack on refugee boat near Libya

Armed men on a speedboat attack overcrowded dinghy, leaving at least 25 people missing off the Libyan coast.

Typhoon Haima smashes into China

After battering Hong Kong, Haima makes landfall in southern China bringing the risk of flash flooding and landslides.

Morocco restores world's oldest university

The University of al-Qarawiyyin takes steps to preserve decaying medieval manuscripts.

Philippine army: 'Abu Sayyaf' attacks S Korean ship

Ten gunmen board South Korean ship off Tawi-Tawi province in southern Philippines and kidnap captain and crew member.

UN rights chief denounces Aleppo raids as 'war crimes'

UN human rights chief Zeid Ra'ad al Hussein says the situation in Syria's Aleppo should be referred to the ICC.

Week in Pictures: From Mosul push to freed Chibok girls

A photo round-up of some of last week's key events, including the battle for Mosul and the release of girls in Nigeria.

Meet Papito, the 'Daddy' of hairdressing in Havana

We speak to Papito of Havana's "Hairdressers' Alley", a cultural project that has nurtured a street of entrepreneurs.

Cinema in Yemen: 'Nothing is impossible'

In a historic Oscars entry, movie by Yemeni director Khadija al-Salami will vie for best foreign language film award.

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