Blog Profile / Al Jazeera Correspondents Blog


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Archived Since:February 14, 2011

Blog Post Archive

Siberia's resurgent shamanism

One of the world's oldest spiritual belief systems has attracted new followers since the fall of the Soviet Union.

'More of the same': Bashir sweeps Sudan election

President Bashir wins 94 percent majority in a vote boycotted by opposition parties and criticised internationally.

Protests persist against Burundi president

Unrest for second day as Nkurunziza's move to stand for a third term is dismissed by opponents as unconstitutional.

Teenager Ko bags Swinging Skirts title

World number one wins seventh LPGA title as she beats American Pressel in the playoff two days after turning 18.

Plea for justice after S Africa anti-migrant violence

Family of one victim of xenophobic rage whose murder in Johannesburg was caught on camera tells of loss.

Saving the World's Only Freshwater Porpoise

We meet Chinese conservationists working to protect the world's only freshwater porpoise from extinction.

Nepal steps up rescue effort amid global aid rush

Tonnes of aid material reaches Kathmandu airport as relief and rescue operation under way as death toll crosses 3700.

Sudan's Bashir re-elected with 94 percent of vote

Omar al-Bashir, who faces war-crimes charges, declared winner by election commission, extending his 25-year rule.

Climate change, food shortages, and conflict in Mali

Rainfall has dropped by 30 percent since 1998 in the West African country, leaving nearly 2 million in need of food aid.

Former No.1 Wei handed backdated doping ban

Malaysian badminton player will be free to compete from Friday after testing positive for dexamethasone last year.

Dozens reportedly killed across Syria's Idlib

Women and children killed in attacks in Idlib, activists say, as Israel carries out air strikes along its Syria border.

LeBron leads Cavaliers' playoff sweep of Boston

Scores 27 points and grabs 10 rebounds but Cavaliers suffer potential loss of Love with dislocated left shoulder.

Blog: Why Nepal is vulnerable to earthquakes

Tremendous force builds up as two large tectonic plates are being forced up against and under each other.

The curious case of Israel, al-Nusra and 'Facebook Spy'

Israel has arrested a Syrian Druze man who documented contact between Israel and al-Nusra Front.

Sri Lanka's former leader Rajapaksa remains defiant

Rajapaksa says his election defeat was a conspiracy as parliament prepares to debate bill limiting presidential powers.

Turkish Cypriots elect leftist moderate as new leader

Mustafa Akinci, who promised to press for peace deal in ethnically split nation, wins presidential election run-off.

Kazakhstan's Nazarbayev declared election winner

Central Asian country's president has secured new five-year term, poll body says, in absence of any real opposition.

Footage shows avalanche flattening Everest base camp

Dramatic footage emerges showing wall of snow hitting camp, as toll from Nepal's worst earthquake in decades hits 2,500.

Families ask Indonesia for clemency for drug prisoners

Families ask president Joko Widodo for mercy, days before their relatives are set to face firing squad for drug crimes.

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