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Blog Profile / Al Jazeera Correspondents Blog

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Archived Since:February 14, 2011

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Mugabe appointed African Union chairman

Zimbabwean president made head of 54-nation bloc, prompting some to say it sends negative signal.

Ukraine peace talks collapse amid renewed violence

Pro-Russian separatists vow to push ahead with offensive as shelling on city of Donetsk kills six civilians.

Q&A: Thailand's railway system shows its age

China is to build a 3,000km, high-speed rail line that will connect the country to Southeast Asia.

Major Attacks in Egypt

Though attacks became more frequent in 2011, since Morsi’s removal from power in 2013 they have escalated dramatically.

Romney drops out of 2016 US presidential race

Mitt Romney, who ran against President Barack Obama in 2012, announces that he will not seek another run in 2016.

Nasrallah: Hezbollah to respond to Israeli attacks

Hezbollah leader says the group does not want war with Israel, but is ready for it.

Kurdish commander dies in Kirkuk battle

ISIL kills senior Kurdish military commander and eight Kurdish fighters in northern Iraq, as attacks elsewhere kill 27.

Kenya's marathon queen banned for two years

Rita Jeptoo, winner of the Boston and Chicago marathons, was provisionally suspended after she had failed a drugs test.

Bangladesh uproar over Hindi film

Cinema owners to boycott top actor Shakib Khan for leading protests against release of Hindi film.

Chad troops drive Boko Haram out of Nigerian town

Many Boko Haram fighters reportedly killed in first action by foreign troops on Nigerian soil against the armed group.

Isolating Baghdad

Shooting incident at Baghdad Airport has isolated the Iraqi capital further, prompting many airlines to stop flights.

Taylor stitches up England's route to the final

Indian batting crumbles to hand England the win that helps them seal spot in the tri-series final against Australia.

Philippines mourns 44 slain officers

President Aquino pledges justice for families of 44 commandos killed by Muslim rebels during botched raid.

Shots fired in Istanbul's Taksim Square

Unidentified attacker opens fire on police post but no casualties reported.

Another shore: Morocco's child migrants

When there is no school or work, migration presents a literal way out, even for the country's children.

Mosul mood turning against ISIL

Public opinion changing after Sunni majority initially welcomed takeover of the Iraqi city by the armed group.

Tokyo's snow blanket

While snowfall is not rare in Tokyo, significant accumulations are uncommon.

UK dairy industry turns sour amid falling prices

Price wars between major supermarkets, plus low foreign demand, places dairy farmers at risk.

Iraqi capital hit by twin bombings

At least 18 killed in Baghdad blasts, while fighting between ISIL and Peshmerga forces rages in and around Kirkuk.

Deadly blast hits Shia mosque in Pakistan

Explosion took place immediately before Friday prayers were due to begin at Shia mosque in Shikarpur in Sindh province.

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