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Severe flooding hits southeast Asia
Malaysia and Thailand among countries affected, with more than 180,000 displaced and 13 people killed.
Foreign ministry says Syria is ready to meet the opposition in Moscow talks due to be held in late January.
The highly sought after Zakariya Ismail Ahmed Hersi has surrendered to government and African Union forces in Somalia.
Threat of 'mass conversions' by Hindu far right groups causes fear among religious minorities in India.
President dismisses prime minister, central bank head and top ministers in biggest government reshuffle since 2010.
Government soldiers on the front lines speak to Al Jazeera about war, peace and the precarious ceasefire.
Residents of impoverished Tebaria village say 15 kids were kidnapped and killed by organ traffickers the past year.
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Dutch citizens joining ISIL and far-right rhetoric are cited as factors fueling assaults on Muslim houses of worship.
Once a marginal political player, the UK Green Party has growing popularity amid dissatisfaction with the majors.
Mangrove forest sheltered Muslim coastal area, but now developers are looking to bulldoze it for a tourist resort.
Being better off in the impoverished country means more deadly attacks by attention-seeking Taliban.
Many have tried to pick up the pieces but memories of the loss of loved ones linger in their minds.
Al Jazeera spoke to Jurgen Todenhofer who embedded with ISIL fighters - and lived to tell about it.
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Mehdi Hasan challenges former Reagan economic adviser Arthur Laffer on whether slashing taxes helps rich and poor.
Special series26 Dec 2014 08:53 GMT
Mexico may be hitting the perfect storm when it opens its energy resources to foreign investors.
Seven months after its first Ebola case, the Turtle Islands have now become dependent on food aid.
Muslim fishing village was saved by a mangrove forest - and now efforts are under way to save it from developers.
Indonesian province bore the brunt of the tsunami, which left terrible death and destruction in its wake.
Snow is often less of a hazard during the festive period than poor visibility.
Charity group caring for many children left behind by imprisoned parents calls for more action against discrimination.
Questions remain as to whether ambitious plan set by world body to alleviate poverty has succeeded.
Vehicles older than 15 years prohibited from roads in capital after WHO found the city has worst air quality.
Activists says lifting of ban on death penalty could lead to hanging of people held on trumped up "terror" charges.
Government overhaul of national airline has failed to appease families of victims of two disasters that killed over 500.
Huge demand for extensions, weaves and wigs is making the hair industry one of the fastest growing ones in Africa.
Lebanese government imposes stricter conditions for Syrians crossing border, making it harder for them to flee war.
As fighting with ISIL gets more intense, Kurdish forces in northern Iraq say they urgently need more weapons.
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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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