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Deadly end to sieges in France

Sat, 10 Jan 2015 - 12:05am
Brothers believed behind attack on satirical magazine killed north of Paris, as four hostages and gunman die in capital.

Report: Charges recommended against Petraeus

Fri, 9 Jan 2015 - 9:35pm
Newspaper says prosecutors want ex-CIA chief charged for providing classified information to lady he had an affair with.

Boko Haram massacre toll possibly 2,000

Fri, 9 Jan 2015 - 8:10pm
Amnesty says attack by armed group has reportedly razed the Nigerian town of Baga and left 2,000 dead.

New era for Sri Lanka?

Fri, 9 Jan 2015 - 7:33pm
Long-serving leader Mahinda Rajapaksa concedes defeat to former ally in presidential election.

How the twin hostage crises unfolded

Fri, 9 Jan 2015 - 6:36pm
Three armed men and several hostages die, as assault by French police ends sieges at two different locations.

Russia says transsexuals unfit to drive

Fri, 9 Jan 2015 - 6:22pm
New road safety regulations bar transsexuals, transvestites and others with "sexual disorders" from driving.

Abu Hamza receives life sentence in US

Fri, 9 Jan 2015 - 3:33pm
Egyptian-born imam was convicted last year for a range of terrorism offences.

Sirisena set to be Sri Lanka's new president

Fri, 9 Jan 2015 - 1:34am
Maithripala Sirisena to be sworn in on Friday as incumbent President Rajapaksa concedes defeat in presidential polls.

Pings heard in AirAsia black box search

Thu, 8 Jan 2015 - 10:49pm
Discovery comes as a major operation to raise the tail section of the crashed QZ8501 jet gets under way.

Thai ex-PM's impeachment hearing begins

Thu, 8 Jan 2015 - 10:28pm
The proceedings could see ousted Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra banned from politics for five years.

Search narrows for Charlie Hebdo suspects

Thu, 8 Jan 2015 - 7:10pm
Police carrying out extensive search operation in Picardy in northern France, where alleged attackers were spotted.

ICC 'close' to opening Gaza war investigation

Thu, 8 Jan 2015 - 6:22pm
Al Jazeera has learned that the ICC chief prosecutor may be close to opening investigation into last summer's Gaza war.

Boko Haram 'kills hundreds' in Nigeria raids

Thu, 8 Jan 2015 - 6:04pm
Armed group razes 16 towns and villages in Borno state following its capture of Baga and key army base at the weekend.

Egypt sets dates for parliamentary polls

Thu, 8 Jan 2015 - 4:34pm
Election is the final step in roadmap the army announced in July 2013 after military's removal of President Morsi.

Cartoon shooting: Is Islam to blame?

Thu, 8 Jan 2015 - 3:41pm
Killing of 12 people by gunmen at French satirical magazine comes at a time of rising anti-Islamic sentiment in Europe.

China to invest $20bn in struggling Venezuela

Thu, 8 Jan 2015 - 4:45am
Beijing agrees to more than $20bn in economic, social, and oil-related projects, as Caracas remains mired in recession.

Two suspects in Paris attack named

Thu, 8 Jan 2015 - 1:45am
Vigils held across Europe amid manhunt for men who killed 12 people in attack on satirical paper Charlie Hebdo.

Car bomb rips through crowd in Yemeni capital

Thu, 8 Jan 2015 - 1:14am
At least 38 killed and dozen others injured in massive bomb blast near police academy in capital Sanaa.

Sri Lanka votes in tight presidential poll

Thu, 8 Jan 2015 - 1:03am
President Rajapaksa faces Maithripala Sirisena, a former ally who defected from the ruling party to run against him.

What's behind anti-Islam protests in Europe?

Wed, 7 Jan 2015 - 4:01pm
Anti-Islam sentiment across Europe seems to be gathering fresh momentum.