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Blog Profile / Al Jazeera Correspondents Blog

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Archived Since:February 14, 2011

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What will it take to defeat ISIL?

US-led coalition against ISIL is making modest gains despite huge efforts.

Five spreads at Libyan oil terminal

Volunteer fighters struggle to stave off flames after rocket attack by Fajr Libya consumes increasing number of tankers.

Kurdish clashes in south Turkey turn deady

Tensions run high in southeastern town of Cizre after clashes between rival Kurdish groups.

US-wanted Shabab leader surrenders

The highly sought after Zakariya Ismail Ahmed Hersi has surrendered to government and African Union forces.

Syria 'ready' for peace talks with opposition

Foreign ministry says Syria is ready to meet the opposition in Moscow talks due to be held in late January.

Belarus announces major cabinet reshuffle

President dismisses prime minister, central bank head and top ministers in biggest government reshuffle since 2010.

Uneasy Christmas for India's Christians

Threat of 'mass conversions' by Hindu far right groups causes fear among religious minorities in India.

Sweden calls off planned snap elections

Move follows deal with opposition that would allow coalition of Social Democrats and Greens to continue in power.

Policeman killed in Cairo drive-by shooting

Interior ministry says another police officer was wounded in the Egyptian capital in attack by armed men on motorcycle.

Nigerians mint money from hair business

Hue demand for extensions, weaves and wigs is making the hair industry one of the fastest growing ones in Africa.

Pakistani cleric faces arrest over massacre

Maulana Aziz has delivered sermons saying offensive against fighters behind slaughter of 150 people is "un-Islamic".

Kidnapped Mexican priest found dead

Reverend Gorostieta is the third priest killed in Guerrero state this year, as gang violence continues in the region.

Severe flooding hits southeast Asia

Malaysia and Thailand among countries affected, with more than 180,000 displaced and 13 people killed.

N Korea likens Obama to primate in Sony row

Defence commission spokesman says US president "goes reckless like monkey" after Sony released satirical comedy of Kim.

Russia identifies NATO as its biggest threat

Military doctrine signed by President Putin raises possibility of broader use of weapons to deter foreign aggression.

Life support for pregnant Irish woman to end

Court allows hospital to switch off life support for brain-dead woman as her unborn foetus has no chance of survival.

Slain police officer honoured in New York

Hundreds of officers gather to remember colleague killed on patrol as split between police and mayor remains deep.

Former Ivory Coast first lady goes on trial

Simone Gbagbo is charged with "undermining state security" over her alleged role in 2010 post-election violence.

Tsunami-hit nations mark 10th anniversary

Memorial services held in Indonesia, Thailand and other countries a decade after massive waves killed 220,000 people.

The Indian Ocean Tsunami, 10 years on

Asia and the world mark the anniversary of the Indian Ocean disaster.

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