Health

What death means to me

Personal stories from around the world about death, dying and bereavement.

What death means to me

Arts & Culture

The woman who cleans up after 'lonely deaths' in Japan

When somebody dies lonely and alone, Miyu Kojima steps in to clean their home and organise the mementos of their life.

The woman who cleans up after 'lonely deaths' in Japan

Health

Death at the dinner table

Blake Sifton was born to a family of funeral directors. He explores the prevalence of mental illness in the profession.

Death at the dinner table

Al Jazeera Correspondent

Death in the Family

A personal look at the funeral industry and how a traditional family-run trade is being overtaken by big corporations.

NHL

Can a concussion legal case threaten the NHL’s future?

More than 100 former professional ice hockey players are preparing to sue the National Hockey League (NHL) in the US and Canada. They are accusing the NHL of concealing scientific evidence of long-term damage caused by head injuries to players.

Rohingya

Cholera vaccination campaign kicks off in Rohingya camp

At least 900,000 doses of the vaccine are mobilised, making the campaign one of the largest in the world.

Environment

US: EPA announces withdrawal of Clean Power Plan

Environmentalists in the US have slammed the Trump administration for sending the wrong message on climate change.

Health

Madagascar has the plague: What you should know

Five important questions about an outbreak of the deadly disease in the African island nation of Madagascar.

Why is there a plague outbreak in Antananarivo?

Health

'No way back': Performing euthanasia in the Netherlands

When somebody wants to die in the Netherlands, Bert Keizer is often the man they call.

'No way back': Performing euthanasia in the Netherlands

Health

WHO study calls obesity a 'global health crisis'

Almost two billion people worldwide now classified as overweight, 671 million of whom are obese.

WHO study sounds alarm over childhood obesity

Health

Healing trauma: The long road ahead for Rohingya

As mental health workers deal with the immediate manifestations of trauma, they fear the longer-term implications.

The mental health toll of the Rohingya crisis

Al Jazeera Correspondent

FGM in Latin America: Colombia's Embera tribe

Surrounded by secrecy and taboo, female genital mutilation is practised by some indigenous communities in Latin America.

US & Canada

Trump administration rolls back Obama-era birth control measure

The American Civil Liberties Union is suing the Trump administration after it rolled back measures on birth control.

Opinion

FGM: A native affliction on every inhabitable continent

FGM is not tied to a specific race or religion. It is a tragic side product of the universal fear of female sexuality.

John Chua

by John Chua

John Chua

Africa

Madagascar plague: 30 killed as the public panic over disease

Madagascar is trying to contain an outbreak of the highly contagious plague. At least 30 people have died in the past two months, and almost 200 suspected cases have been reported.