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At least one member of the security forces killed in shoot out between officers and fighters in a town near the capital.
Kurdish authorities agree to send Peshmerga fighters to northern Syrian town to fight ISIL after Turkey allows passage.
At least eight members of the Shia ethnic community killed when gunmen opened fire at a bus in a market outside Quetta.
Authorities accuse Jose Luis Abarca of masterminding last month's attack that left six students dead and 43 missing.
Al Jazeera profiles what lies ahead for a country in transition that struggles to decide the democracy it should become.
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
US police took 7,000 illegal weapons off Chicago's streets last year, more than New York and Los Angeles combined.
Aaron Ernst
Pakistani Muslim religious leader, who led low-profile life in Canada, emerges as leader of anti-corruption movement.
Supreme Court rules son of Iranian-Canadian cannot sue Tehran after his mother was allegedly tortured to death.
Farmers grew a record 209,000 hectares of poppy in 2013, raising questions about $7.6bn US counter-narcotics efforts.
Michael Pizzi
Syrian town grabs all the headlines in fight against ISIL - but does it really matter?
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
Fault Lines22 Oct 2014 07:45 GMT
As the US strikes ISIL targets in Iraq, we report from Erbil on the consequences of the latest foreign intervention.
People & Power23 Oct 2014 11:43 GMT
This two-part report goes behind the scenes with a pro-democracy campaign trying to ensure free elections in Hong Kong.
The olive oil industry, which supports thousands of families in occupied territories, is in decline.
Potters in India are struggling against Chinese competition during Diwali, the festival of lights.
Not many see Haiti as tourist haven, but work is under way to attract surfers to a destination with alternative flair.
North Korea is a reclusive state but Al Jazeera was granted access to portray daily life in the Northeast Asian nation.
Government encourages people to celebrate festival by saying no to Chinese-made products and buying goods made at home.
Communist Party's Central Committee announces reforms to ensure judicial independence and limit political interference.
Palestinian Authority president toughens laws against Palestinians selling land or homes to Israeli settlers.
Highway linking Tiktrit and Baghdad, and villages alongside it, are reclaimed by Iraqi forces after battles with ISIL.
Five families were personally welcomed by President Jose Mujica after travelling across half of the world.
Colombian television shows footage released by the military of the army raid which killed Alfonso Cano in 2011.
Amid increase in parents opting to teach children at home, some politicians argue they are missing rounded education.
New York state accused of falling short on guarantee that everyone has right to lawyer, even if they cannot afford one.
Al Jazeera profiles what lies ahead for a country in transition that struggles to decide the democracy it should become.
Mobile phone companies are all vying for market share in India, with 1.2 billion people.
Compared to other diseases, Ebola is not especially contagious - but has a far higher fatality rate and no proven cure.
Pinpointing military and humanitarian aid from nations in the international struggle against the armed group.
 
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