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Senior Kurdish military commander along with 25 soldiers killed as Kurdish fighters repulse fierce ISIL attack.
31 Jan 2015 06:53 GMT | War & Conflict, Politics, Middle East, Iraq, ISIL
Southern separatist movement pulls out of three-day talks aimed at forming new government as Houthis call the shots.
31 Jan 2015 11:22 GMT | War & Conflict, Politics, Middle East, Yemen
DRC troops have sought UN helicopter gunships for their assault against FDLR rebels in the east.
31 Jan 2015 09:46 GMT | War & Conflict, Africa, African Union, Democratic Republic of Congo
Haider al-Abadi comes down heavily on those behind current spate of violence as three bombings claimed nine lives.
31 Jan 2015 11:49 GMT | War & Conflict, Iraq, Middle East, ISIL
German chancellor speaks against debt cut as Greece's anti-austerity government seeks waiver some of its debt.
31 Jan 2015 10:10 GMT | Politics, Business & Economy, Europe, Greece, European Union
Washington Post newspaper says US and Israel were behind plot to assassinate senior commander in 2008 car bomb in Syria.
31 Jan 2015 08:02 GMT | Politics, Middle East, Hezbollah, CIA, Israel
Pro-Russian separatists vow to push ahead with offensive as shelling on city of Donetsk kills seven civilians.
30 Jan 2015 18:48 GMT | War & Conflict, Europe, Ukraine, Donetsk, Russia
Both sides appeal to keep peace process on track amid public outrage following killings of 44 police officers by rebels.
31 Jan 2015 07:46 GMT | Politics, War & Conflict, Asia Pacific, Philippines
Heavy crackdown in Sinai questioned after repeated attacks by armed groups in the peninsula.
30 Jan 2015 20:43 GMT | Middle East, Egypt, ISIL, Sinai Peninsula
Once described as 'idiotic', new eco-friendly, self-sustaining homes are proving its critics wrong.
Anti-government protests turn violent in Pristina just one month after a new coalition administration takes office.
29 Jan 2015 11:07 GMT | Politics, Europe, Protests, Serbia, Albania
Arab nomads found deep in the heart of South Sudan live in isolation, but are not immune from war and disease.
29 Jan 2015 09:28 GMT | Humanitarian crises, War & Conflict, Human Rights, Africa, South Sudan
Greeks go to the polls in a snap general election, but most feel hopeless about a better future.
25 Jan 2015 08:15 GMT | Politics, Poverty & Development, Greece, Europe, Elections
Though attacks became more frequent in 2011, since Morsi’s removal from power in 2013 they have escalated dramatically.
30 Jan 2015 16:19 GMT | Egypt, Middle East, ISIL
Al Jazeera examines what life is like for one Palestinian family living amongst the rubble of the Gaza Strip.
28 Jan 2015 13:06 GMT | Interactive, Gaza: After the war, Palestine, Longform, Middle East
The stories of Palestinians deported from Israel between 1977 and 2012, their lives in exile and their longing for home.
Politics, War & Conflict, Israel
On Lamu island, off the coast of Kenya, donkeys outnumber cars and are key to earning a living.
Arts & Culture, Sport, Environment
The Senegalese-American recording artist talks frankly about US race relations, "rebranding" Africa, and his music.
Arts & Culture, Politics, Science & Technology
Fault Lines examines why, despite 'Obamacare', more than five million Americans have been left without any healthcare.
Health, United States, Barack Obama