Asia

Exclusive: Inside an Afghan prison holding detained ISIL fighters

Al Jazeera has gained exclusive access to a prison where ISIL fighters, most of them foreigners, detained by the Afghan government are being held.

US & Canada

US: 'Golden State Killer' suspect arrested after DNA match

Over the years, detectives collected copious amounts of physical evidence and tips, but were unable to crack the decades-old serial murder case until recent advances in DNA technology.

Africa

South African workers strike over minimum wage

Thousands marched into Johannesburg city centre to demand a higher minimum wage and improved rights.

Europe

Asylum seekers living in limbo in Germany

More than 166,000 have been denied asylum but are temporarily allowed to remain in the country.

Europe

Protesters return to Armenia's streets after talks cancelled

Thousands of protesters again converged in the capital Yerevan, after acting prime minister called off crisis talks with opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan aimed at defusing a two-week standoff.

Environment

Chernobyl: What happened and why?

Thirty-two years after the explosions at the Ukrainian nuclear power plant, we revisit the disaster and its legacy.

Europe

'The flying Housewife': Remembering Fanny Blankers-Koen

The athlete would have been 100 years old on April 26.

Fanny Blankers-Koen: Why Google honours her

Brazil

Indigenous Brazilians rally to demand land rights protection

Over 3,000 people arrive in Brasilia to denounce what activists say is an unprecedented rollback of indigenous rights.

Indigenous Brazilians rally to demand land rights protection

Turkey

Turkey: 14 Cumhuriyet staff sentenced on 'terror' charges

Istanbul court convicts over a dozen journalists from opposition Cumhuriyet daily over 'terrorism-related' charges.

Turkey: 14 Cumhuriyet staff sentenced on 'terror' charges

Middle East

'Double standards': Israel soldier gets 9 months for killing teen

Palestinian officials, activists and family members denounce 'ludicrous' punishment of officer who killed Nadim Nuwarra.

Latin America

How light pollution undermines search for other planets

We know all about the pollution of our water, air, and soil, but how much have you thought about light pollution?

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Second journalist covering Gaza rally killed by Israeli forces

Palestinian Ahmad Abu Hussein, 24, dies of wounds after being shot in the abdomen during protest on April 13.

Second journalist covering Gaza rally killed by Israeli forces