United States

US rejects Russia's offer to save key missile treaty

Washington is set to withdraw from the 1987 accord that keeps nuclear missiles out of Europe in February as talks fail.

US rejects Russia's offer to save key missile treaty

The Listening Post

Anti-Trump, pro-war: An insider's critique of the US media

An NBC News reporter's resignation letter excoriates US media coverage of the foreign policy. Plus, conspiracy theories.

China

China: Hammer-wielding man injures 20 children in Beijing school

Maintenance worker with expiring contract expressed his dissatisfaction by attacking schoolchildren, authorities say.

China: Hammer-wielding man injures 20 children in Beijing school

Gabon

Who is Gabon's Ali Bongo?

The 59-year-old son of former President Omar Bongo has made few public appearances since suffering a stroke in October.

Who is Gabon's Ali Bongo?

Gabon

Gabon soldiers seize state radio in coup attempt

Minister says government in control and plotters detained by elite force after takeover attempt by 'Patriotic Movement'.

Taiwan

Taiwan president calls for support to defend democracy

Amid threats from China, Tsai Ing-wen says international community needs to come to the self-ruled island's defence.

Taiwan president calls for support to defend democracy

Africa

Unidentified gunmen kill 17 people in Nigeria's Zamfara state

Raiders on several motorbikes shoot Magami village residents indiscriminately in the latest attack in Nigeria.

Unidentified gunmen kill 17 people in Nigeria's Zamfara state

Talk to Al Jazeera

Mali FM Kamissa Camara on rebels, human rights and Sahel security

Mali's foreign minister discusses the struggle for regional security, alleged human rights violations and resilience.

Talk to Al Jazeera

Wolfgang Ischinger: European army is necessary amid Russia threat

The chairman of the Munich Security Conference discusses NATO, Russia, Khashoggi and Europe's role in a changing world.

Opinion

'Combat Proven': Israel's thriving war business in Europe

Europe is increasingly sharing Israel's racist approach to border security and adopting its deadly technologies.

Romana Rubeo

by Romana Rubeo
- Ramzy Baroud

Romana Rubeo

Nigeria

Nigeria's former defence chief killed amid growing insecurity

Air Marshall Alex Badeh shot dead near Abuja as authorities struggle with increase in violence in oil-rich Niger Delta.

Nigeria's former defence chief killed amid growing insecurity

Opinion

Manufacturing spies: Iran's campaign against 'infiltration'

Iranian security forces are accusing innocent academics of being spies to cover up their own failures and insecurities.

Maysam Behravesh

by Maysam Behravesh

Maysam Behravesh

Australia

Australia encrypted data bill passes first hurdle

Legislation seen as a test-case for tech firms, but faces fight in parliament's upper house amid privacy concerns.

Australia encrypted data bill passes first hurdle

Africa

Senior Malian rebel leader killed in French-led raid

Malian authorities confirm death of Koufa, who was a top deputy in Jama'at Nusrat al-Islam wal-Muslimin.

Mali: Senior member of JNIM Amadou Koufa killed in French raid

United States

US air raids 'kill six al-Shabab fighters' in Somalia

Two new US raids killed six fighters and destroyed a weapons cache near Harardere, the US military says.

US air strikes target al-Shabab fighters in Somalia