Politics

East Timor PM Xanana Gusmao offers resignation

President Taur Matan Ruak must decide whether to accept letter of resignation from popular independence leader.

East Timor PM Xanana Gusmao offers resignation

Business & Economy

Sri Lanka's grand tourism plan faces hurdles

South Asian island nation sets ambitious target of 2.5 million arrivals by 2016 but infrastructure a major concern.

Sri Lanka's grand tourism plan faces hurdles

Opinion

Will Armenia and Azerbaijan reach a negotiated solution?

Fighting in Ukraine, and Russia-West rivalries complicate a resolution to the Nagorno-Karabkh confli

Vartan Oskanian

by Vartan Oskanian

Vartan Oskanian

Opinion

'Victory is for all Indonesia'

Jokowi Widodo's victory in the presidential elections bodes well for Indonesia's democratic future.

Zarina Banu

by Zarina Banu

Zarina Banu

Politics

Egypt defends judicial system

Deputy UN ambassador defends judiciary in face of international outrage over sentencing of Al Jazeera journalists.

Opinion

Post-Soviet referenda: The dream of idealists

Can the international community apply a blanket policy supporting the territorial integrity of all states?

Vartan Oskanian

by Vartan Oskanian

Vartan Oskanian

Science & Technology

The 9/11 decade: global reflections

People around the world reflect on the effects of the September 11, 2001, attacks in interviews with Al Jazeera.

The 9/11 decade: global reflections

Opinion

Crimea: Whose land is this? Part 2

Is it fair for the US to expect unconditional obedience from Russia against its own national interests?

Sergei Khrushchev

by Sergei Khrushchev

Sergei Khrushchev

Opinion

Crimea: Whose land is this? Part 1

In order to understand the conflict in Crimea, one has to know the history of the peninsula.

Sergei Khrushchev

by Sergei Khrushchev

Sergei Khrushchev

Opinion

What do Israel and Australia have in common?

Australia's crimes during its colonial history resemble those of Israel.

Vacy Vlazna

by Vacy Vlazna

Vacy Vlazna

Al Jazeera Correspondent

A brutal retreat

When an Indonesian army battalion left a trail of death in East Timor, it had lasting repercussions for Step Vaessen.

A brutal retreat

Al Jazeera Correspondent

How my murdered friend became my story

Step Vaessen moved to idyllic Indonesia in 1997, where two years later she lost a close friend in a brutal massacre.

How my murdered friend became my story

Al Jazeera Correspondent

Trail of murder: Indonesia's bloody retreat

How the murder of a journalist in East Timor in 1999 impacted the life and work of Al Jazeera's Step Vaessen.

Politics

Spying rocks Indonesia-Australia relations

Indonesia has officially downgraded the relationship, after Australia refused to apologise for espionage.

Spying rocks Indonesia-Australia relations

Politics

Indonesia freezes ties with Australia

Areas like people-smuggling, defence drills and intelligence sharing to be affected by reaction to phone-tapping.