Russian forces appear to lose steam as Ukraine prepares offensive
Thu, 23 Mar 2023 19:41:19 +0000
Putin strengthens his ties with China in 56th week of the war, but his forces seem to lose momentum on the battlefield.
Hydrogen no break from fossil fuels, energy colonialism: Report
Thu, 23 Mar 2023 19:27:24 +0000
The Corporate Europe Observatory is sounding the alarm on the hydrogen industry at the centre of the EU climate agenda.
Parents can be tried for son’s school shooting: Appeals court
Thu, 23 Mar 2023 19:22:15 +0000
A US court rules James and Jennifer Crumbley, whose son killed four in a school attack, can be tried for manslaughter.
NY prosecutor rejects Republican ‘incursion’ into Trump probe
Thu, 23 Mar 2023 18:01:34 +0000
Manhattan district attorney's office says congressional Republicans have no right to interfere in a local case.
Haiti crisis looms large as Biden visits Canada’s Trudeau
Thu, 23 Mar 2023 17:20:37 +0000
With US and Canada promoting different approaches to worsening crisis in Haiti, experts say question is 'what's next?'
TikTok CEO Shou Zi Chew faces off with US legislators in hearing
Thu, 23 Mar 2023 17:11:40 +0000
Bipartisan support to ban the app has grown over concerns of Chinese government influence, spread of 'harmful content'.
Bank of England raises interest rates to 4.25%
Thu, 23 Mar 2023 16:40:35 +0000
The UK's central bank announces 11th consecutive interest rate increase as it focuses on fighting inflation.
Afghanistan school year starts without millions of teenage girls
Thu, 23 Mar 2023 16:34:48 +0000
Since the Taliban's takeover in 2021, only girls aged 12 and under have been allowed to go to school.
How sustainable are electric vehicles?
Thu, 23 Mar 2023 16:13:08 +0000
Electric vehicles are critical to addressing the climate crisis but improvements are needed to their technology.
A vanishing coast, deserted fields, and the search for solutions
Thu, 23 Mar 2023 16:08:04 +0000
Senegalese communities battle with climate-driven rising sea levels that disrupt habitats and threaten livelihoods.
US saw record book-banning efforts in 2022, library group says
Thu, 23 Mar 2023 16:02:06 +0000
Conservative groups are trying to restrict availability or ban books covering topics such as race and gender identity.
Nigerian separatist leader’s brother loses London court challenge
Thu, 23 Mar 2023 14:51:14 +0000
Nnamdi Kanu's family argued in court that he was a victim of extraordinary rendition from Kenya to Nigeria in June 2021.
Charles de Gaulle terminal blocked amid French pension protests
Thu, 23 Mar 2023 14:06:35 +0000
French people are angry that the government is lifting the retirement age, and doing so without a parliamentary vote.
Iraqis still await special US visas 20 years after invasion
Thu, 23 Mar 2023 13:06:37 +0000
Nearly 100 applicants who applied for protective visas after working with US forces in Iraq remain in limbo.
Ethiopia sets up Tigray interim gov’t as part of peace plan
Thu, 23 Mar 2023 12:24:16 +0000
The move comes a day after Ethiopia's parliament voted to remove the TPLF from a list of 'terrorist' organisations.
DNA from Beethoven’s hair gives insight into fatal liver disease
Thu, 23 Mar 2023 12:19:29 +0000
Using five hair locks, scientists found the composer was genetically predisposed to liver disease and had hepatitis B.
Nigerian senator found guilty of trafficking man to UK for kidney
Thu, 23 Mar 2023 12:04:59 +0000
Ekweremadu, a former Nigerian deputy senate president, was pronounced guilty alongside his wife and a doctor.
Middle East round-up: Remembering the Iraq War and its legacy
Thu, 23 Mar 2023 11:58:49 +0000
Here’s a round-up of Al Jazeera’s Middle East coverage this week.
Israeli forces kill Palestinian in West Bank as Ramadan begins
Thu, 23 Mar 2023 11:57:39 +0000
Amir Abu Khadijeh, 25, was shot in the head in the city of Tulkarem, says the Palestinian health ministry.
US moving advanced aircraft to Asia, Europe from Middle East
Thu, 23 Mar 2023 11:52:59 +0000
Wall Street Journal reports the move is part of a broader plan to retain modest forces in the Middle East.