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Al Jazeera, also known as JSC, is a Doha-based state-funded broadcaster owned by the Al Jazeera Media Network, which is partly funded by the House of Thani, the ruling family of Qatar.

Remembering the victims of Egypt’s Rashid tragedy |

Muhammad Hassan, a Somali-born refugee, remembers the screams and final prayers of the drowning, voices that still keep him awake at night half a year later. "A lot of people were dying and dragging others down," he recalled. "I swam away from them...

China urges diplomatic solution to US-N Korea feud | North Korea News

TIMELINENorth Korea conducts first nuclear test in 2006 UN tightens sanctions on North Korea after second nuclear weapons test in 2009 North Korea conducts third nuclear test in 2013  Fourth and fifth...

Facebook reviews violent videos after Cleveland murder | USA News

Facebook has launched a review into how it handles violent videos and other offensive material, as a nationwide manhunt is under way for an American man who posted a video of a killing to the social media site. The company said on Monday that it...

Arkansas halts two executions after flurry of rulings | USA News

The US Supreme Court spared the life of two Arkansas inmates minutes before their death warrants were due to expire on Monday, scuttling efforts to resume the death penalty after nearly 12 years in the state with a plan to carry out four...

Esther Afua Ocloo: Ghana’s inspiring businesswoman | Ghana News

Esther Afua Ocloo launched her entrepreneurial career as a teenager in the 1930s on less than a dollar. She quickly became one of Ghana's leading entrepreneurs and was an inspiration around the world. Known as "Auntie Ocloo", Esther dedicated her life to helping others like her succeed. In...

Where do candidates stand on immigration, EU, religion? | French elections 2017 News

When French people elect their next president, they will be choosing between dramatically different visions of how the country's future will look. Candidates such as Jean-Luc Melenchon on the left and Marine Le Pen on the far right want to redefine France's future relationship...

Cyclone Maarutha makes landfall in Myanmar | Myanmar News

Cyclone Maarutha made landfall on Myanmar's Rakhine coast on Monday night. It was first classified as a tropical depression on April 15 in the Bay of Bengal, but was never expected to be a major cyclone. Winds were expected to gust to 100 kilometres per...

US: Police search widens for Cleveland murder suspect | News

Police in the US state of Ohio have urged residents in surrounding states to be on alert for a man who they said shot and killed an elderly passerby seemingly at random and then posted a video of the murder on Facebook. Steve Stephens,...

Rotterdam gathering ‘to work for Palestinians’ rights | Palestine

Rotterdam, the Netherlands - As the Palestinians in Europe conference in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, comes to a close, participants drew attention to the suffering of Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails, as detainees mark Palestinian Prisoners Day by going...

North Korea on ‘maximum alert’ after US threats | North Korea News

North Korea has warned its army is on "maximum alert" after the US vice president visited the heavily militarised border between the two Koreas and reiterated Washington's position that "all options are on the table" in dealing with Pyongyang. Sin Hong-chol, North Korea's deputy...