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'White Helmets' bags Oscar for best short documentary

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 - 12:44am
The White Helmets wins in best short documentary category at 89th Academy Awards in Los Angeles.

Hwang rejects to extend probe into corruption scandal

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 - 12:38am
Special prosecutors investigating corruption scandal embroiling President Park Geun-Hye lose bid to extend inquiry.

'10 attacks a day' against refugees, shelters in 2016

Sun, 26 Feb 2017 - 10:56pm
Hate crimes last year injured more than 500 asylum seekers, including 43 children, interior ministry says.

Kyrgyz opposition leader Omurbek Tekebayev detained

Sun, 26 Feb 2017 - 10:47pm
Ata Meken leader held on corruption charges but supporters call the move politically motivated before elections.

Egypt's Coptic Christians flee Sinai after killings

Sun, 26 Feb 2017 - 4:43pm
Flight of families to Ismailiya follows warning of attacks by ISIL and murders targeting community in El Arish.

Indonesia and Australia restore full military ties

Sun, 26 Feb 2017 - 4:07pm
Leaders of two countries agree to 'full restoration of defence cooperation' and commit to free trade.

Do talks on Syria serve any purpose?

Sun, 26 Feb 2017 - 4:06pm
Another round of talks on Syria get under way as an attack in Homs claims the lives of senior military officers.

Government forces target rebels in Syrian cities

Sun, 26 Feb 2017 - 4:01pm
Air strikes kill at least four people in rebel-held areas of Homs and Douma, a day after deadly attack on army officers.

Palestinian Christian Yacoub Shaheen wins Arab Idol

Sun, 26 Feb 2017 - 1:27pm
Yacoub Shaheen, 23, follows in the footsteps of Mohammed Assaf who won the televised singing competition four years ago.

Afghan refugees return home amid Pakistan crackdown

Sun, 26 Feb 2017 - 1:01pm
More than 600,000 Afghans repatriated last year amid reports of abuse by Pakistani authorities following border tension.

Kim Jong-nam 'died about 20 minutes after VX poisoning'

Sun, 26 Feb 2017 - 12:21pm
Kim Jong-nam had large amounts of toxic nerve agent in his body and died 20 minutes after being attacked, report says.

March to remember murdered Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov

Sun, 26 Feb 2017 - 10:12am
Thousands gather in Russian capital for rally in memory of ex-deputy prime minister murdered in February 2015.

NewsGrid - Al Jazeera's interactive news hour

Sun, 26 Feb 2017 - 9:46am
Live every day at 15:00 GMT, our interactive news bulletin gives you the opportunity to engage with our team directly.

Thirteen escape in prison break near Manila

Sun, 26 Feb 2017 - 8:13am
At least 13 'high-value' detainees facing drug charges stormed out of Philippine jail by cutting through metal grilles.

Why Hollywood has abandoned Brand Israel

Sun, 26 Feb 2017 - 6:13am
Oscar nominees' refusal to be paid props for Brand Israel could reflect a desire to avoid a very polarised discussion.

Jabal Mukaber faces Israel's collective punishment

Sun, 26 Feb 2017 - 5:56am
Palestinians in the East Jerusalem neighbourhood have been threatened with residency revocation after recent attacks.

Shifa Gardi: Tributes paid to reporter killed in Mosul

Sun, 26 Feb 2017 - 5:42am
Kurdish journalist was killed by a roadside bomb blast while covering the Iraqi forces' push against ISIL in Mosul.

London gallery LD50 courts anger with far-right ties

Sun, 26 Feb 2017 - 5:29am
Anti-fascist activists accuse curator of far-right sympathies after exhibition of works by white supremacists.

Rudaw's Shifa Gardi killed covering battle for Mosul

Sun, 26 Feb 2017 - 5:13am
Rudaw channel says roadside bomb explosion kills its reporter Shifa Gardi and wounds cameraman Younis Mustafa.

US basks in winter warmth

Sun, 26 Feb 2017 - 4:45am
Exceptionally high temperatures are being recorded across much of the country.