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Migrants thrown overboard, Italy police say

Fri, 17 Apr 2015 - 12:47am
Arrests in port of Palermo comes amid flood of people trying to reach Europe from Africa and Middle East in boats.

Indonesian plane in emergency landing after bomb threat

Thu, 16 Apr 2015 - 10:31pm
Air traffic controller receives bomb threat via text message, forcing Jakarta-bound plane to make emergency landing.

IMF rules out Greek debt repayment extension

Thu, 16 Apr 2015 - 9:39pm
IMF's Lagarde says no extension to billion-euro payment due in early May, as thousands protest over spending cuts.

Thousands rally in South Africa against xenophobia

Thu, 16 Apr 2015 - 7:05pm
About 5,000 people take to the streets of Durban in solidarity with foreigners following attacks.

Hunger strike for Lynch as US attorney general

Thu, 16 Apr 2015 - 6:28pm
Civil rights activists go on hunger strike to demand Republicans confirm the nomination of Loretta Lynch.

Ebola chief named as UN Yemen envoy replacement

Thu, 16 Apr 2015 - 5:47pm
Diplomatic sources tell Al Jazeera that Ismael Ould Cheikh Ahmed of Mauritania will replace the Moroccan envoy.

Pope pleas to al-Shabab to 'come to their senses'

Thu, 16 Apr 2015 - 4:12pm
Pope Francis also appealed for the armed group to "seek mercy" during a visit by Kenyan bishops to the Vatican.

UN Yemen envoy Jamal Benomar resigns amid crisis

Thu, 16 Apr 2015 - 4:03pm
Diplomatic sources tell Al Jazeera that Ismael Ould Cheikh Ahmed of Mauritania will replace the Moroccan envoy.

Military contractors: Mercenary or necessary?

Thu, 16 Apr 2015 - 4:03pm
The jailing of four former Blackwater guards reignites the debate over the outsourcing of war.

Brazil ruling party official held amid Petrobras probe

Thu, 16 Apr 2015 - 12:29am
Joao Vaccari Neto seen as closest figure to President Rousseff to be implicated so far in corruption investigation.

Italian coastguard rescues 10,000 migrants in a week

Thu, 16 Apr 2015 - 12:18am
UN says 400 presumed drowned in capsizing of boat off Libya among deadliest migrant tragedies in a decade.

ISIL fighters overrun several villages in western Iraq

Wed, 15 Apr 2015 - 7:57pm
Armed group gains ground on the outskirts of Ramadi, the capital of Anbar province, following defeat in Tikrit.

EU Parliament calls for Turkey to recognise 'genocide'

Wed, 15 Apr 2015 - 6:57pm
Ankara condemns non-binding resolution on Armenian killings, saying that it "slaughters history and law".

Former Yemeni leader asks Gulf states for safe exit

Wed, 15 Apr 2015 - 6:38pm
Ali Abdullah Saleh seeks safe passage after being linked to Houthi rebels fighting for control of Yemen.

Colombia to resume bombing of FARC rebels after attack

Wed, 15 Apr 2015 - 5:52pm
Ten soldiers killed by rebels in early morning ambush described by President Santos as a "rupture" of FARC's ceasefire.

Can an arms embargo deter the Houthis?

Wed, 15 Apr 2015 - 5:35pm
As the air campaign against Yemen's rebels continues, an arms embargo and a peace plan are on the table.

Champions League: Barca thrash PSG but Bayern shocked

Wed, 15 Apr 2015 - 3:49pm
Suarez scores a brace in Spanish club's win over PSG while Porto beat five-time winners Bayern Munich in QF first-leg

Man lands mini helicopter on US Capitol grounds

Wed, 15 Apr 2015 - 2:15pm
Florida postal carrier named Doug Hughes takes responsibility for stunt, saying he was "just delivering the mail".

Houthis call rallies to condemn UN Yemen resolution

Wed, 15 Apr 2015 - 12:16am
Security Council passes resolution to impose arms embargo and blacklist Houthi leader and son of former president.

Senior al-Qaeda leader in Yemen killed in US strike

Wed, 15 Apr 2015 - 12:15am
Group says Ibrahim al-Rubaish, who had a $5m bounty on his head, was killed in a drone attack on Sunday.