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Fireworks banned at Chinese New Year

Ban comes amid concerns about high levels of pollution in the country and fears that the chemicals used in fireworks are part of the problem.

Pressure mounts on Mexico to raise minimum wage

Human rights advocates say the current minimum wage, less than $5 a day, condemns millions to a life of poverty.

Dafen oil painting village: The world's art factory

Artists in China's Dafen village once produced 60 percent of new oil paintings worldwide, but Dafen is now under threat.

Turkey official denies use of chemical weapons in Afrin

Yasin Aktay, adviser to president, tells Al Jazeera that parties making the accusations are responsible to prove them.

Kuwait: Death of Filipina maid highlights abuse of workers

The body of a Filipina maid found in a freezer in Kuwait last week has highlighted the mistreatment of some domestic workers in the Gulf.

Yemen's health crisis: Suspected cases of bird flu

Already dealing with a raging conflict and the world's worst hunger crisis, many people in Yemen are now dying from what is thought to be bird flu.

Libya 2011: Through the Fire

Through the eyes of a Libyan-born filmmaker, we explore the dark stories that emerged from Libya during the 2011 revolt.

Palestinian teenagers killed in Israeli air raids

Two youths killed, two others wounded, in series of attacks, following border blast that wounded four Israeli soldiers.

US and Russia trade barbs at Munich Security Conference

Top Russian and American officials exchanged barbs at the annual Munich Security Conference in Germany over the US indictment of 13 Russians accused of interfering in the 2016 presidential election.

Donald Trump criticises FBI over Florida shooting

FBI spending too much time on Russia investigation instead of preventing Florida school shooting, US president says.

Kosovo's tragedy: Village remains scarred 20 years on

Saturday marked the 10th anniversary of Kosovo's declaration of independence, but corruption and a stagnant economy give its people little to celebrate.

Is Russia attempting to erase Crimean Muslim culture?

Crimean Tatars fear the Kremlin, after annexation, is chipping away at identity of the 250,000-strong Muslim ethnicity.

US: School shooting survivors demand stricter gun laws

Hundreds of people rally in Florida for stricter gun control laws in the aftermath of a deadly school shooting.

Lukov March: Far-right supporters rally in Bulgaria

More than 1,000 people rally in central Sofia to pay tribute to ultra-nationalist leader Hristo Lukov, who died in 1943.

What triggered unrest in Ethiopia?

How will PM Hailemariam Desalegn's resignation affect the future of Africa's second most populous country, Ethiopia?

Sergey Lavrov denies allegations of US vote meddling

Russian foreign minister dismisses accusations of Moscow interference in the 2016 US presidential as 'blabber'.

Mexico: Minister helicopter's crash kills 13 on ground

At least 13 people die, including three children, when a minister's helicopter crash-landed on way to quake epicentre.

The ICJ may help Chagossians to finally return home

An upcoming ICJ decision on the status of the Chagos Islands may upset both the UK and Mauritius.

Middle East in transition: Oil, women and the IMF

IMF chief Christine Lagarde discusses the role of women in the Middle East and changing economic winds in the region.

Roger Federer: World's number one at 36

Federer had not been ranked best in the world since 2012, but his excellent past 13 months will propel him again to the top

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