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Latin American and European leaders praise efforts to restore ties while exiled Cubans in Miami stage protest.
Leftist rebels announce unilateral ceasefire as they pursue talks with Colombian government to end 50-year conflict.
Taliban suicide bomber followed by police detonates himself, killing a policeman in Kabul, Afghan police officials say.
Nawaz Sharif says political leaders have reached consensus on wiping out Taliban fighters from the country.
Iraqi government is shifting priority to win the battle of Salahaddin, a hub for ISIL fighters.
Women's rights activists are demanding change after Hanna Lalango, 16, was gang-raped on a bus and left for dead.
Buried in Sweden's northern forest, Sorsele has welcomed many unaccompanied kids who help stabilise a town exodus.
A look at the changing face of North Korea, three years after the death of 'Dear Leader'.
While some fear a Muslim backlash after café killings, solidarity instead appears to be the order of the day.
Since 2011, about 40,000 displaced Tawerghans have been arrested, tortured, and scattered to seek informal shelters.
Coal extracted from small, dangerous mines is providing much-needed money and heat in war-torn eastern Ukraine.
In Pakistan's Sindh province, ancient Sufi culture and sacred reptiles face extinction amid Taliban attacks.
Mariya Karimjee
Witness18 Dec 2014 07:12 GMT
A Chinese immigrant challenges one US family to reject materialism and live without Chinese products during Christmas.
Al Jazeera World17 Dec 2014 13:16 GMT
A look at the 1987-1993 Palestinian uprising, or First Intifada, through the eyes of those who lived through it.
Peshawar mourns 148 people, mostly children, killed by the Taliban in a school massacre that prompted global revulsion.
Mostly children among the 130 dead at Peshawar school after Pakistan Taliban attack.
Demonstrators marched from Freedom Plaza and converged on Capitol Hill as a part of the 'Justice for All' rally.
As Christmas tourists begin to arrive in the city, craftspeople are hoping that a difficult year will end well.
Government promises lower electricity bills and hopes for business boost as it utilises energy generated inside Earth.
UN says reconstruction materials such as cement are slowly entering the Gaza strip, nearly four months after conflict.
Attempts being made to revive language that came close to extinction.
On his 90th birthday, Chandigarh pays tribute to Nek Chand, who secretly built over 18 years the famous Rock Garden.
#illridewithyou trend globally after Sydney siege amid fear of backlash against Muslims.
Politicians to vote on bill that will force companies to publish what they pay men and women.
Hundreds protest against new education legislation that bans formation of unions, which some say will academic freedom.
Fighters target area north of Sanaa, home to country's main opposition al-Islah party, in effort to consolidate control.
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.
Explore the story of Palestine. Take our content and use our creative remix tool to re-edit our films.
A photographic exploration of the power of yoga to unite people across cultural and physical divides.

 
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