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Bahrain strips 72 of citizenship for 'harming' kingdom

Citizenship of 72 people, including well-known Sunni and Shia activists, revoked to "preserve security and stability".

German ex-president Weizsaecker dies at 94

Richard von Weizsaecker presided over East and West Germany's reunification in 1990.

Dutch, Germans Reject Greek Demands for Debt Relief

Northern European leaders urge Greece to honor the commitments of its bailout program.

Grindr in the Kremlin: Gay and Online in Putin's Russia

Russia's "balanced" anti-homosexual legislation has turned the Internet from a safe haven into a battleground in Kremlin’s assault on the Russian LGBT community.

Yemen's Houthis attack protesters in Sanaa

Shia movement breaks up rally in capital, as 'Southern Movement' pulls out of talks to form a new government.

Housing Is for All

During the Communist period in East-Central Europe, when people talked about "homelessness," they were speaking of a spiritual or political condition - of being in exile from their country of origin or feeling homeless in their own country because of the presence of Soviet troops. Show More Summary

American Babies Laugh Less Than Dutch Ones Do

It seems cultural differences are visible at a very early age: less than one year old, to be precise. A new study has found that Dutch babies laugh and smile more than US infants, and they cuddle more, too, per a Washington State University post at Eureka Alert. American babies...

US Airstrike Kills ISIS Chemical Weapons Expert

The Pentagon is claiming a big kill within ISIS: An airstrike last weekend near the Iraqi town of Mosul took out a top chemical weapons expert with the Islamic State, reports NBC News. US Central Command says the airstrike killed Abu Malik, a chemical weapons engineer under Saddam Hussein who...

Huge Madrid march in support of anti-austerity party

Tens of thousands take to the streets of Spanish capital in support of Podemos.

Congolese troops prepare for offensive against rebels

DRC troops have sought UN helicopter gunships for their assault against FDLR rebels in the east.

Iraqi PM talks tough amid more violence

Haider al-Abadi comes down heavily on those behind current spate of violence as three bombings claimed nine lives.

Thousands flee to Chad to escape Boko Haram attacks

Authorities struggle to cope with influx of refugees from neighbouring Nigeria, with aid workers warning of a crisis.

Greece: Syriza, austerity and the media

Will the new Greek government dismantle the old media networks? Plus, covering the new power structures in Yemen.

Hosts Australia win maiden Asian Cup title

Substitute James Troisi scores winner in extra-time helping his side beat former world cup semi-finalists South Korea.

Yemen talks boycott deepens political crisis

Southern separatist movement pulls out of three-day talks aimed at forming new government as Houthis call the shots.

Too black to coach?

The absence of black coaches in world football has been explored in a new Al Jazeera English programme.

Californian drought: Can it get any worse?

December's storms rains elude California, and the heat and blue skies in San Francisco simply make drought worse.

Merkel rules out further debt relief for Greece

German chancellor speaks against debt cut as Greece's anti-austerity government seeks waiver some of its debt.

Serena crowned Australian Open champion

World number one bags her 19th Grand Slam - her sixth title in Melbourne - with a straight-sets win over Sharapova.

Aquino's difficult balancing act

The Philippines is on the verge of losing a historic chance to end the conflict in Mindanao.

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