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Wildfires in US state of Washington destroy 200 homes

Mon, 24 Aug 2015 - 12:49am
Authorities scramble for resources to beat back flames as more than 12,000 homes in western state are threatened.

China stock market plunge sends tremors through Asia

Mon, 24 Aug 2015 - 12:38am
China market plummets more than eight percent on the back of last week's losses of 11 percent, as Asian markets tumble.

Protester dies during demonstrations in Beirut

Sun, 23 Aug 2015 - 11:48pm
One dead and scores injured as "You Stink" protests over corruption and uncollected rubbish continue into second day.

ISIL destroys ancient temple in Syria's Palmyra

Sun, 23 Aug 2015 - 11:11pm
Rights group and antiquities chief confirm 2,000-year-old temple of Baal Shamin in world heritage city blown up.

Blast rips through US military depot in Japan

Sun, 23 Aug 2015 - 8:34pm
Explosion in warehouse 40km southwest of Tokyo triggers fire, but nature of contents of building not yet announced.

Mexico's child farm workers at risk of exploitation

Sun, 23 Aug 2015 - 7:46pm
Millions of Mexicans, including many children, endure terrible conditions as they pick produce destined for the West.

South and North Korea: Escalation or peace opportunity?

Sun, 23 Aug 2015 - 7:07pm
Tension is running high in the Korean peninsula after a recent attack at the border.

Is WWE really a global phenomenon?

Sun, 23 Aug 2015 - 5:17pm
Leading up to Summerslam 2015, Al Jazeera looks at whether WWE really does body-slam the opposition.

Germany vows to fight racism after attacks on refugees

Sun, 23 Aug 2015 - 3:48pm
Interior minister vows action against right-wing activists after two nights of attacks on refugee shelter near Dresden.

Federer beats Djokovic to win seventh Cincinnati title

Sun, 23 Aug 2015 - 3:11pm
Swiss moves back to second in the rankings after capturing his seventh Cincinnati title.

UK and Iran to re-open embassies years after mob attack

Sun, 23 Aug 2015 - 12:37am
Countries to simultaneously re-open embassies as bilateral relations improve following 2011 rampage in Tehran.

ISIL kills scores of Iraqi soldiers in Anbar ambushes

Sat, 22 Aug 2015 - 11:27pm
Defence minister sacks brigade commander after ISIL carries out two deadly ambushes in Iraq's Anbar province.

Macedonia allows hundreds of refugees to cross border

Sat, 22 Aug 2015 - 11:21pm
Hundreds of people pass through border from Greece in darkness after failed bid by Macedonian police to stop them.

Talks between Koreas to resume after marathon meeting

Sat, 22 Aug 2015 - 10:31pm
Senior military officials of Koreas to meet again on Sunday after 10-hour session to defuse escalating tensions.

Car bombings in two Somali cities kill 21

Sat, 22 Aug 2015 - 8:49pm
Five civilians killed in the capital, after 16 soldiers die in Kismayo in suicide attack claimed by al-Shabab.

Many injured in Beirut 'You Stink' protest over rubbish

Sat, 22 Aug 2015 - 7:10pm
Police battle thousands of Lebanese demonstrating against political dysfunction amid ongoing rubbish collection crisis.

Deadly blast hits Afghan capital Kabul

Sat, 22 Aug 2015 - 6:17pm
At least 12 people dead and 105 injured near private hospital in Kabul in attack apparently targeting NATO contractors.

Iran 'shoots down' surveillance drone near Iraq border

Sat, 22 Aug 2015 - 6:06pm
IRNA news agency says Tehran has downed a surveillance drone in western province of Kermanshah.

What does one man mean to a group like ISIL?

Sat, 22 Aug 2015 - 5:39pm
Washington says it has killed Fadhil Ahmad al Hayali, believed to be ISIL's main man for moving large amounts of arms.

British military jet in deadly airshow crash

Sat, 22 Aug 2015 - 5:15pm
Fighter jet crashes into busy main road after it fails to pull out of loop manoeuvre during exhibition.