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?

Europe

Warsaw stops to remember the 1944 uprising

Poles commemorate Warsaw Uprising against Nazi occupation, when a city of over a million people was razed to the ground.

Warsaw stops to remember the 1944 uprising

History

'Major discovery': Giant dinosaur bone unearthed in France

The bone is one of more than 7,500 fossils that have been found at the Angeac-Charente site since 2010.

'Major discovery': Giant dinosaur bone unearthed in France

Witness

The Apollo of Gaza: An Archaeological Mystery

An archaeological mystery unfolds when a statue of Apollo is discovered off the coast of Gaza but suddenly disappears.

Opinion

Donald Trump and the strangling of Persia

Washington should be made aware that anti-imperialism has deep roots in Iranian political culture.

Nader Hashemi

by Nader Hashemi

Nader Hashemi

History

Recovered chunk of skull is 'oldest human fossil outside Africa'

If verified, the new analysis may prove that Homo sapiens began leaving Africa much earlier than previously thought.

Recovered chunk of skull is 'oldest human fossil outside Africa'

United Kingdom

Why should British schools teach children about empire?

Britain's colonial past should be taught so children have an 'honest understanding' of history, think-tank says.

British schools should teach migration and empire: Runnymede

Opinion

How US history is whitewashed in high school exams

Slavery was state-sanctioned mass violence, despite what the College Board says.

Donald Earl Collins

by Donald Earl Collins

Donald Earl Collins

The Listening Post

The propaganda films of apartheid-era South Africa

In the 1970s and 80s, the apartheid government funded a little-known film scheme aimed at black South Africans.