Vatican seeks to reassure Catholics it is serious about cleaning up its act after an expose of shoddy finances.
After executives declined to appear voluntarily, a US Senate committee voted on a plan to subpoena them.
Rights group launches legal challenge to US order imposing economic sanctions on employees of Hague-based court.
Trump and Biden battle for Florida, the swing state that has voted for every presidential winner since 1996.
Al Jazeera asks the same key questions about the presidential election to voters across the United States.
The late emir was buried in Kuwait City on Wednesday after his death in the US.
News publishers have long battled the world’s top internet search engine for compensation for using their content.
State Department tells Congress it will accept fewer than 15,000 refugees in 2021, as Trump campaigns to block migrants.
If bill becomes law, UK has power to disregard part of withdrawal treaty dealing with Northern Ireland trade.
Clashes as Bosnian authorities empty migrant reception centre in Bihac and move hundreds to camp 50km away.
Better than expected economic news is colliding with waffling hopes for more federal virus relief aid.
Performers danced in arrivals area, jets of water sprayed onto plane to welcome first flight in more than six months.
New York City to test up to 20 percent of students and staff monthly for COVID-19 in every school building.
A Chechen dancer and choreographer finds peace through his country’s traditional dance as a new ruler emerges.
Both sides are due to sign the deal in full on Saturday in Juba, the capital of neighbouring South Sudan.
Both American Airlines and United Airlines said they would reverse layoffs if US government comes up with more relief.
While leader Carrie Lam hails ‘return to peace’, riot police hit streets to deter expected pro-democracy march.
French president says he has evidence proving claim, which he describes as ‘grave development’.
World leaders must ensure their words and promises turn into actions that protect biodiversity and the planet.
Two British citizens accuse Ahmed al-Raisi of presiding over their torture in the UAE.
Laws require social media giants to set up offices in Turkey and include penalties for not removing offending posts.
French and Armenian reporters wounded in Azerbaijani shelling as Baku claims Armenia attacking international journalists.
US president’s latest remark brings back memory of 2017 violence in Charlottesville that he blamed on both sides.
Lebanon’s debt crisis, a debt test in Oman, low oil prices, and giddy Saudi stock valuations among risks.
Rights body says Guinea has failed to hold security forces accountable for killing protesters last year.
Chief of Madrid region pushes back against government’s attempt to reintroduce lockdown amid surge in COVID-19 cases.
The chaos that ricocheted across television screens last night was testament to the sad spectacle that is America today.
Talal Abu Rahma captured the final moments in the life of a boy in Gaza as his father tried to shield him from bullets.
Europe stands behind Greece in the east Med crisis but is hesitant of Cyprus’s insistence on sanctioning Ankara.
Dubai construction firm to be liquidated due to ‘untenable financial situation’, according to email seen by Reuters.
A side-by-side comparison of the defence budgets and military capabilities of Armenia and Azerbaijan.
EU had pledged to impose sanctions on Belarus but Cyprus has blocked the move until it also sanctions on Turkey.
The president says he does not know the far-right group, after telling them to ‘stand back and stand by’ in the debate.
The operator of world’s third-largest stock exchange says a hardware problem caused the full-day shutdown.
The anti-colonial and feminist activist fought British colonialists, traditional rulers and the government.
Clare Bronfman handed 81-month term for involvement in group that allegedly enslaved women for sex with its leader.
A total of 168 countries join UN’s COVID-19 vaccine plan as UK, Canada and Germany pledge nearly $1bn in funds.
Experts agree smoke from forest fires is as toxic as urban pollution and causes serious health problems in babies.
Social media users react to Joe Biden using the Arabic term to express hope over probe in Trump tax case.
US customs agency ban follows probe into forced labour allegations; FGV says it upholds labour standards.
The data-mining firm is known for its secretiveness and reliance on spies, police and the military as its clients.
The group was reportedly trying to reach Taiwan when mainland authorities picked them up on August 23.
Without a new admissions quota, the US refugee resettlement programme will not be able to take in new refugees.
US Democratic presidential candidate criticised deforestation of the Amazon rainforest in the first debate with Trump.
US has made preparations to withdraw diplomats after warning Baghdad it could shut its embassy amid attacks.
‘Blue Homeland’ doctrine challenges Greek, Cypriot claims that confine Turkey to narrow strips of coastal waters.
Comey says probe was ‘necessary’ as Republicans in the US Senate seek to blame him for FBI missteps.
Quino was among the most-translated Argentine authors, receiving honours and awards for his work across the globe.
US airlines have been pleading for a second $25bn bailout that would protect jobs for another six months.
Attempted murder charges filed in connection with the ‘ambush’ of two sheriff’s deputies as they sat in a squad car.
UN biodiversity summit told ‘time is running out’ for humanity to stop destroying the planet.
Wednesday’s actions aim to cut off revenues to al-Assad’s government and force it back to the negotiating table.
Trump spread the most misinformation on Tuesday, while Biden also made several misleading claims.
Judge grants two-day delay to release of grand jury proceedings in case that has sparked protests across the US.
Boeing hopes to win approval from the US Federal Aviation Administration after crashes grounded the 737 MAX.
After finally reaching a deal to hold elections, Hamas and Fatah raise hopes they can unite after years of animosity.
Revised figures are only slightly less awful than previous estimates and the US economy will likely shrink in 2020.
Kabuga is accused of genocide and crimes against humanity for equipping fighters that killed over 800,000 ethnic Tutsis.
An unruly presidential debate gave little comfort to an American public reeling from a pandemic and economic woes.
Sheikh Nawaf al-Ahmad al-Sabah sworn in to receive the body of his half-brother Sheikh Sabah, who died on Tuesday.
UN mission says Egypt talks addressed confidence-building measures and security arrangements.
IAEA says it gained access to the second site in Iran where nuclear activity may have taken place in the early 2000s.
The court acquits all 32 accused including senior BJP leaders in the 28-year-old case for lack of evidence.
Amid Nagorno-Karabakh clash, Rouhani’s chief of staff tells Azeri official Tehran still respects territorial integrity.
Trump set a low bar for Biden in their first debate, after months of calling him ‘Sleepy Joe’.
In an anti-colonial protest, activists tried to remove a 19th-century Chadian funeral staff from a Paris museum.
PM Mustafa al-Kadhimi had pledged to address the protesters’ demands, but to date, little has been achieved.
Trump is hoping to surprise again in Michigan, the traditionally Democratic state he won in 2016.
US tennis star’s bid for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title cut short in Paris with an injured Achilles’ heel.
Interruptions, personal attacks dominate televised US election debate between presidential rivals.
The fallout from coronavirus hit oil and non-oil sectors, and austerity measures could weigh on economic recovery.
As the African state prepares to celebrate independence day on October 1, citizens express concern over issues it faces.
From good ventilation to redesigning spaces, here are ways to help reduce the risk of transmission in closed settings.
New UK-based event founded in the aftermath of George Floyd’s killing seeks to celebrate often marginalised community.