Beji Caid Essebsi wins run-off vote with 55.68 percent of the vote, against rival Moncef Marzouki's 44.32 percent.
Amnesty International says girls from Iraq's Yazidi minority have had their lives shattered by ISIL sexual violence.
US denies involvement after reported online-access disruption amid tensions over cyberattack on Sony Pictures.
Ape's lawyer says ruling that animal entitled to some rights enjoyed by humans could pave the way for greater freedom.
Kobane's remaining civilians explain why they chose to stay behind despite the risks.
Due process is not a priority in Yemen, a country 'ruled by the law of emergency', experts say.
Weeks of growing protests against Muslims continue in Dresden with 15,000 hitting the streets last Monday.
Reported police checkpoints in Bangkok that appear to target foreigners have some fearing a tourist exodus.
Women traumatised by the summer war say stress-reduction techniques, such as yoga, are helping them cope.
Despair, confusion and disbelief runs through small community in northwestern Cambodia hit by surge in HIV infections.
Since 2001, far-flung Indonesian province has enforced its version of Islamic law, using floggings to punish offenders.
Shift in US domestic politics, collapse in oil prices, and international pressure led to end of Cuba isolation.
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OPEC's refusal to lower production seems to be part of a strategy to cut out competitors.
North Korea is a reclusive state but Al Jazeera was granted access to portray daily life in the Northeast Asian nation.
Some residents of besieged Kobane are staying put despite intense fighting.
Workers in Jordan and Lebanon, who come mainly from South Asian nations, overcome adversity to help themselves.
Mostly children among the 130 dead at Peshawar school after Pakistan Taliban attack.
Many live in tunnels and sewers below Bucharest amid lice, fleas and used drug syringes scattering the floor.
Shouting matches erupt in parliament as calls grow to stop 'forced' conversions of Christians and Muslims to Hinduism.
Authorities criticised for 'slow' response to oil spill that devastated the world's largest mangrove forest.
UN being allowed to use country as a base to supply aid to Ebola-hit nations.
War crimes suspect Vojislav Seselj is using his temporary release for treatment of cancer to try and stage a comeback.
Waterway project awarded to Chinese-born businessman to affect nearly 300 communities and displace many families.
Years of mutual distrust notwithstanding, breakthrough in diplomatic relations raises hopes of a new generation.
Climbers put their lives on the line in the country's Racha forests to gather seeds for Christmas cone industry.
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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