Central & South Asia
People & Power
This month on Al Jazeera
person > John Boehner
1 - 10
The US debt crisis: Mission postponed
As the federal government reopens and world markets breathe a sigh of relief, we look ahead to the next looming crisis.
Counting the Cost
Counting the Cost
Last updated: 19 Oct 2013 07:43 GMT
US government back to work after fiscal deal
Thousands of federal workers return to work across US after 16 days of partial shutdown.
Last updated: 18 Oct 2013 02:31 GMT
House vote delayed as US debt deadline nears
Fitch Ratings warns it could cut the US sovereign credit rating for failure of political leaders to raise debt ceiling.
Last updated: 16 Oct 2013 09:18 GMT
US no closer to deals on debt and shutdown
Republicans and Democrats fail to reach compromise on government shutdown and raising country's debt ceiling.
Last updated: 13 Oct 2013 00:38 GMT
US Republicans offer temporary debt deal
White House says President Obama held "good meeting" with Republican legislators on resolving budget crisis.
Last updated: 11 Oct 2013 05:31 GMT
Obama pressures Congress over shutdown
US president asks Congress to end shutdown and lift debt ceiling, warning "we can't make extortion routine" in politics.
Last updated: 09 Oct 2013 03:41 GMT
War was 'devastating to America' - and Iraq
A costly and deadly war, unlike a healthcare overhaul, provides more justification for shutting down the government.
Last updated: 06 Oct 2013 14:58 GMT
Obama cancels Asia trip over US shutdown
US President scraps plans to attend APEC summit as he seeks to break deadlock between Democrats and Republicans.
Last updated: 04 Oct 2013 05:26 GMT
Obama attacks Republicans over shutdown
US president says crisis would be over in five minutes if Republicans dropped their "obsession" with health-care plan.
Last updated: 03 Oct 2013 16:07 GMT
Obama and Congress deadlocked over shutdown
No signs of progress after US president meets Congressional leaders to discuss partial shutdown of government.
Last updated: 03 Oct 2013 15:32 GMT
Featured on Al Jazeera
Surviving the post-employment economy
The author argues that in the new economy, it's people, not skills or majors, that have lost value.
On the record: Journalism is not a crime
Colleagues of detained Al Jazeera journalists press demands for their release, 100 days after their arrest in Egypt.
Will the internet set us free?
Mehdi Hasan discusses online freedoms and the potential of the web with Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales.
Infographic: How India forms a government
A tight race seems likely as 814 million voters elect leaders in world's largest democracy next week.
join the #freeajstaff campaign
Journalism in Pakistan, a threatened existence
What was Rumi talking about?
Secret justice inside the EU courts
The failure of post-Soviet bloc democratisation
Women take on the 'confidence gap'
Should Finland join NATO?
In Pictures: Tensions bubble in east Ukraine
Pro-Russia separatist fighters refuse to disarm despite an agreement by the US, EU, Russia and Ukraine.
In Pictures: Thailand's Songkran festival
Political divisions are forgotten as New Year is celebrated with a wet and wild nationwide water fight.
In Pictures: Residents mourn Aswan violence
Egyptians mourn in Aswan after several days of clan fighting earlier this month left 23 people dead and 40 injured.
Three years since the start of the uprising, nine million people have been displaced by fighting.
Egypt in Turmoil
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
People & Power
Fabulous Picture Show
Frost Over The World
One on One
Counting The Cost
Talk to Al Jazeera
Work for us
Terms & Conditions