Jordan confirms that one of its pilots has been taken hostage after plane was reportedly shot down during a mission.
Around 300 demonstrators clash with US police after fatal shooting of young black man by white officer near Ferguson.
At least nine people killed in violence following killing of at least 62 villagers by Bodo fighters in Assam state.
Five-day lockdown in country's north aimed at containing deadly outbreak that has killed thousands.
UNHCR says hundreds of people trapped in Yaloke town risk death if they are not evacuated to safety urgently.
Long-standing dispute over Christian use of the word 'Allah' raises concerns about a very un-Merry Christmas.
Government denies accusations it sponsors youth militia terrorising civilians in one of Africa's poorest nations.
The threat posed by ISIL has prompted thousands of young Kurds to join the PKK.
A Lebanese town is taking up arms in self-defence against possible ISIL attacks.
Baja California - with its own grim history of disappeared people - finds a voice in the fight against violence.
Russian feminist rockers fight system holding 700,000 - the world's largest per capita prison population after the US.
Kobane's remaining civilians explain why they chose to stay behind despite the risks.
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Love of boxing continues to spread in the country since Foreman-Ali's 'Rumble in the Jungle' 40 years ago.
This year 'Jolly Old Saint Nicholas' has already popped up in unusual places around the globe.
One woman's mission to harness solar rays to chart a path to energy independence in arid northern Argentina.
North Korea is a reclusive state but Al Jazeera was granted access to portray daily life in the Northeast Asian nation.
Poor transportation infrastructure spurs one miner to build his own road to move the vital mineral to local markets.
Tambi Asaad Cimuk started playing the piano 18 months ago and now has the chance to perform at Carnegie Hall.
Continuing unrest in occupied East Jerusalem and the recent death of a Palestinian minister has subdued festivities.
More than half of 300,000 Christians have been forced from their homes since ISIL took over regions of the country.
Farmers expect improving relations will bring in new infrastructure and prosperity to areas outside tourist spots.
Members of Iraq's ethnic minority fear many of the 3,500 women and girls captured by ISIL have been sold as sex slaves.
Tourist numbers rising once again but memories of 2004 disaster that destroyed Khao Lak resort remain painful.
No dearth of buyers for weapons ranging from antique Enfields to contemporary M-16s in Peshawar's Karkhano Market.
Al Jazeera's guide to who's who among the top ranks of the Pakistani Taliban.
For the first time members of Kenya's counter-terrorism police admit to "eliminating" suspected Muslim radicals.
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