Central & South Asia
People & Power
This month on Al Jazeera
person > Emma Scanlan
1 - 4
US soldier pleads guilty to Afghan massacre
Robert Bales avoids death penalty for murdering 16 Afghans, including nine children, after judge accepts guilty plea.
Last updated: 06 Jun 2013 09:41 GMT
US soldier to plead guilty to Afghan massacre
Lawyer says the soldier, accused for killing 16 civilians in Kandahar in 2012, will plead guilty to avoid death penalty.
Last updated: 30 May 2013 10:38 GMT
Death penalty request over Afghan massacre
US army prosecutors request court-martial and death penalty for Sergeant Robert Bales, accused of killing 16 villagers.
Last updated: 14 Nov 2012 04:00 GMT
US army adds charges in Afghan shooting case
One murder charge dropped, but others added, including steroid use, against soldier accused in deadly rampage.
Last updated: 01 Jun 2012 21:47 GMT
Featured on Al Jazeera
World powers react to the Bitcoin boom
Currency's value crashed after China forbade its banks from Bitcoin transactions.
Illustrating South Africa's injustice
Political cartoonist Jonathan Shapiro talks about being a thorn in the side of his country's ruling elite.
Ethiopia and Eritrea: Brothers at war no more
New internal and external dynamics are shaping the relations between the two countries.
Identity and Exile
Al Jazeera's Matthew Cassel examines why so many American Jews defend Israeli policies regardless of the issue or cost.
Mandela: The father of the Rainbow Nation
We asked South Africans to reflect on what Madiba meant to them. Hover over the mosaic to see the responses.
Life and times of Nelson Mandela
Trace the life of the former South African president, from humble beginnings as a cattle-boy to a revered leader.
In Pictures: Johannesburg celebrates Mandela
As officials from around the world attended his funeral average South Africans gathered in Johannesburg.
In Pictures: Koung Jor Shan refugee camp
Shan New Year celebrated for first time in Koung Jor Shan refugee camp.
In Pictures: Kiev's protesters
Demonstrators have occupied several buildings in Ukraine's capital, using them as bases for their struggle.
Two years since the start of the uprising, rebels and Assad's forces remain locked in conflict.
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
News, features, opinions and picture galleries from the world's largest democracy.
Egypt campus: The people versus the regime - again
Talking Turkey: Orientalism strikes back
Guantanamo's secretive review boards
The 'long journey' to Palestine
FARC may have the answer to Colombia's drug woes
Tunisia's Black Book: transparency or witch-hunt?
join our mailing list
People & Power
Fabulous Picture Show
Frost Over The World
One on One
Counting The Cost
Talk to Al Jazeera
Work for us
Terms & Conditions