Palestinian president condemns closure of al-Aqsa mosque as a "declaration of war" while clashes rage in east Jerusalem.
Israel recalls its ambassador following move Swedish foreign minister hopes "will show the way for others".
UN political chief tells Security Council that Israeli plans to build new homes in Jerusalem could ignite more violence.
Two peacekeepers are in a critical condition after gunmen open fire in Darfur as violence rises in the region.
In the weeks before violent protests, some Burkinabes' thoughts turned to slain leader Thomas Sankara for inspiration.
Iraq struggles to cope with its displaced population amid a financial crisis and lack of adequate funding by aid groups.
Jane Arraf
Latin American nation of six million has one of the highest rates of sexual violence against girls in the world.
The DMZ, infamously seeded with countless land mines, is the most heavily armed strip of land on Earth.
Despite risks and stigma, healthcare workers in Sierra Leone are urging others to join Ebola's front lines.
Nina Devries
Many artists are using their work to raise social, economic, and political issues in Kosovo post independence.
What does the verdict against Jamaat-e-Islami chief Motiur Rahman Nizami mean for Bangladesh and its politics?
US Marine arrest puts controversial military deal in the limelight after transgender Filipino found dead in a toilet.
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Al Jazeera investigates the shocking truth behind a deadly Israeli attack on a US naval vessel.
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Can Somalia's embattled president unite his country against the armed group al-Shabab?
Syrian refugees at Zaatari camp turn to gardening to make a difference.
Communist country is often described as the Hermit Kingdom, but government minders like to show a different side.
Traditional Chinese opera is one of the oldest performing arts in the world.
The olive oil industry, which supports thousands of families in occupied territories, is in decline.
Hundreds of Syrian Kurds seeking shelter in Iraqi Kurdistan face a bleak future in 'tent cities'.
Muhammad Ali and George Foreman's historic fight in Kinshasa, 40-years-ago, continues to inspire boxers today.
Thirty years after about 3,000 people were killed in anti-Sikh riots in north India, they continue to fight for justice.
Michelangelo's prized frescoes at Vatican City lit up with LED lamps to protect masterpieces from ultraviolet radiation.
Busy Karrada neighbourhood continues to be plagued by attacks, despite promises by Iraqi authorities to curb violence.
Capital begins campaign to name its streets to make it easier to get around in nation where many roads are undesignated.
Government wants impoverished community next to Mumbai's airport runway to move, citing security threat.
Undercover police deployed as Bogota fights rampant harassment of women using public transport.
Al Jazeera profiles what lies ahead for a country in transition, struggling to decide the democracy it should become.
Mobile phone companies are all vying for market share in India, with 1.2 billion people.
Compared to other diseases, Ebola is not especially contagious - but has a far higher fatality rate and no proven cure.
Pinpointing military and humanitarian aid from nations in the international struggle against the armed group.
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