Comoros

Controversial vote on presidential powers passes in Comoros

The result of the referendum, which was boycotted by the opposition, will allow President Azali Assoumani to run again.

Controversial vote on presidential powers passes in Comoros

Comoros

Polls close in Comoros referendum on presidential powers

Opposition leaders called for a boycott of the vote, which critics say is a power grab by President Azali Assoumani.

Polls close in Comoros referendum on presidential powers

Comoros

Comoros passports abused by 'mafia' networks

The commission's report said that nearly 48,000 foreigners – mostly Bidoons - received passports.

Comoros passports abused by 'mafia' networks

Al Jazeera World

Comoros: The Grand Marriage

A unique insight into the traditional "grand marriage" of a Comoran government minister and his two wives.

France

Mayotte: Hundreds evicted in anti-refugee unrest

Nearly 700 people forced to flee Ouangani on French island of Mayotte, as xenophobic groups target foreigners.

Mayotte: Hundreds evicted in anti-refugee unrest

Africa

Tight race expected in Comoros presidential runoff

Polling comes after Vice President Mohamed Ali Soilihi won the first round in February with 17 percent of the vote.

Tight race expected in Comoros presidential runoff

Middle East

Biduns in Kuwait offered Comoros citizenship

Those who accept the offer will be given free residence permits in Kuwait and other incentives, an official says.

Biduns in Kuwait offered Comoros citizenship

Opinion

Investigating the Gaza conflict

ICC Prosecutor's assertion that there is nothing she can do in respect of Gaza, is not quite the who

Rodney Dixon

by Rodney Dixon

Rodney Dixon

Opinion

East Ukraine: Lessons from other breakaway 'republics'

Drawing historical comparisons should be done with caution as each conflict is the result of unique conditions.

Remi Piet

by Remi Piet

Remi Piet

Opinion

Kuwait summit: Arab unity or disunity?

Behind customary public pronouncements, representatives from the 22-member League of Arab States clashed in private.

Joseph A Kechichian

by Joseph A Kechichian

Joseph A Kechichian

Humanitarian crises

All on board Comoros plane survive crash

Twenty-nine people pulled out of the Indian Ocean waters after Brazilian-made aircraft crashes after takeoff.

All on board Comoros plane survive crash

Africa

Africa facing intensified 'food crisis'

New report suggests that numerous African and Middle East countries are at a high or extreme risk of a food crisis.

Africa facing intensified 'food crisis'

Opinion

Why do the Olympics matter?

Throughout history, and today, sport has brought bitter national rivals together while providing hope in tough times.

Nanjala Nyabola

by Nanjala Nyabola

Nanjala Nyabola

Environment

Indian Ocean tsunami alert lifted

Indonesia, India and Thailand downgrade tsunami alert issued after 8.6-magnitude earthquake off the Sumatra coast.

Indian Ocean tsunami alert lifted

Environment

Indian Ocean on tsunami alert after quakes

Indian Ocean tsunami warning extended after strong aftershock off northern Indonesia's coast.

Indian Ocean on tsunami alert after quakes