Opinion

How the Berlin Wall became a monument to American racial division

Generations of African Americans looked to a divided Berlin to confront the paradox of American freedom and racism.

Paul M Farber

by Paul M Farber

Paul M Farber

Germany

How did the fall of the Berlin Wall impact Germans of colour?

Non-white Germans say their euphoria over unification was short lived as racist dynamic unfolded after historic event.

How did the fall of the Berlin Wall impact Germans of colour?

AJ Impact

Uniqlo ad pulled in South Korea over wartime sexual slavery row

Retail giant accused of making light of 'comfort women' debate with Korean translation of new advertisement.

Uniqlo ad pulled in South Korea over wartime sexual slavery row

Turkey

History threatened as Turkey prepares to flood ancient city

Residents of Hasankeyf are apprehensive as the deadline to evacuate their 12,000-year-old village looms.

History threatened as Turkey prepares to flood ancient city

History

Attempt to 'virtually unwrap' ancient scrolls buried by Vesuvius

The 2,000-year-old scrolls were carbonised in the eruption in 79 AD and are part of an 'invisible library'.

Attempt to 'virtually unwrap' ancient scrolls buried by Vesuvius

Opinion

The memory of Srebrenica is fading away

As survivors of the Bosnia massacres are leaving this world, the threat of history repeating itself is bigger than ever.

Emir Suljagic

by Emir Suljagic

Emir Suljagic

Opinion

A day at the racist museum

How should we deal with the irredeemably racist monuments to white supremacy that crowd our cities?

Hamid Dabashi

by Hamid Dabashi

Hamid Dabashi

United Kingdom

Meet the whistleblower who tried to stop the Iraq War

The political thriller 'Official Secrets' tells the incredible real-life story of Katharine Gun.

Meet the whistleblower who tried to stop the Iraq War

Ethiopia

3.8-million-year-old skull in Ethiopia an evolution game-changer

Major discovery 'looks set to become another celebrated icon of human evolution' after Lucy in 1974, scientist says.

3.8-million-year-old skull in Ethiopia an evolution game-changer

Romania

'People know and like their Muslim neighbours'

Romanian Muslims, some with Ottoman roots, largely spared Islamophobic rhetoric seen in neighbouring countries.

Romania, a beacon of coexistence for Muslims in Eastern Europe

Afghanistan

Afghanistan halts independence festivities after wedding massacre

Debate over marking 100th year of independence had been intensifying even before Kabul blast saw celebrations postponed.

Afghanistan halts independence festivities after wedding massacre

Opinion

Re-shelve civil rights, we need something stronger today

If the Trump era means an outed celebration and recommendation of colonial atrocity, what we need is anti-colonialism.

Yannick Marshall

by Yannick Marshall

Yannick Marshall

Al Jazeera World

Sudan: Hassan Al-Turabi's Life and Politics

A two-part story about Hassan al-Turabi, one of Sudan's most influential political figures and thinkers.

Opinion

Racism and narcissism: America's original sin

The racist, narcissistic behaviour that characterises the Trump administration has its roots in US colonial history.

Donald Earl Collins

by Donald Earl Collins

Donald Earl Collins

Arts & Culture

#NotMyHarriet: Who gets to represent black US history?

Controversial choice of British actress to play black American icon Harriet Tubman stirs debate.

#NotMyHarriet: Who gets to represent black US history?