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Ukraine, Russia report downing dozens of drones over Kyiv, Crimea

September 24, 2023
The extent of damage and casualties from the rival attacks in Kyiv and Crimea are not immediately clear.

Israeli military attacks Gaza Strip amid protests at border

September 24, 2023
At least 22 people have been injured in attacks targeting Hamas's security outposts in the besieged enclave.

Japan’s Prime Minister Fumio Kishida banks on women to revive his fortunes

September 23, 2023
Kishida's public support is flagging amid concerns about sluggish wage growth and the rising cost of living.

Houston Rockets guard Kevin Porter Jr arrested for assault, strangulation

September 23, 2023
The NBA player is accused of hitting a woman several times and putting his hands around her neck.

Ukraine calls for return of ‘abducted’ children as more arrive in Belarus

September 22, 2023
Ukraine says more than 19,000 children have been taken illegally by Russia since it began its full-scale invasion.

‘Standout’ Siraj skittles Sri Lanka as India romp to Asia Cup glory

September 21, 2023
Right-arm fast bowler Mohammed Siraj gets career-best 6-21 as India thrash Sri Lanka by 10 wickets in Colombo.

‘Disaster of epic proportions’: Libya prosecutor probes deadly dam collapse

September 21, 2023
Derna city 'smells like death' as rescuers try to reach thousands of survivors trapped without water, food, and shelter.

Full text: Zelenskyy’s speech to the UN General Assembly

September 20, 2023
The Ukrainian president used his 15 minute slot to warn UN members of the dangers of not standing up to aggression.

Iran: One year after the death of Mahsa Amini

September 18, 2023
Security forces have been positioned in Tehran and other cities as Iran marks one year since the death of Mahsa Amini.

Atlantic storm Lee delivers chaos as forecasters call off some warnings

September 17, 2023
While tropical storm warnings remain in effect across parts of Canada, officials predict Lee will dissipate this week.

US in ‘regular contact’ with Saudi Arabia over global oil supplies

September 17, 2023
Constant discussions aim to ensure a 'stable and affordable supply of energy to global markets', White House says.

Egyptians divided over recent niqab ban at schools

September 14, 2023
Egyptians talk to Al Jazeera about the recent government decision to prohibit students from wearing niqab.

Powerful 6.8-magnitude earthquake rattles Morocco, north Africa

September 13, 2023
The earthquake struck late Friday evening, with the epicentre 75 kilometres west of Marrekesh, a major economic centre.

Putin calls Trump legal cases ‘politically motivated persecution’

September 12, 2023
Trump, the frontrunner Republican candidate for the 2024 presidential elections, is facing a series of criminal cases.

US mum who gave parenting advice on YouTube charged with child abuse

September 11, 2023
Founder of defunct channel 8 Passengers Ruby Franke and her business partner arrested this week.

Councillor’s murder in Ecuador fuels crime concerns ahead of election

September 10, 2023
The death of Bolivar Vera is the latest in a string of political violence as Ecuador struggles with high homicide rates.

Tourists from Morocco shot dead after straying into Algerian waters

September 10, 2023
Two men reportedly killed after straying past Morocco’s maritime border into Algeria on jet skis.

‘Justice denied’: Victims’ families slam UK’s Northern Ireland legacy bill

September 10, 2023
The UK's proposed law will shut down new probes of atrocities committed during 30 years of conflict in Northern Ireland.

Norway’s far-right mass killer Breivik sues state over prison isolation

September 10, 2023
Breivik, 44, is serving 21 years in prison for killing 77 people in shootings and a bombing attack in Norway in 2011.

Apple shares fall amid reports of China’s increasing iPhone restrictions

September 9, 2023
Reports say China has barred the use of Apple smartphones in central government agencies.

Israel halts exports from Gaza at key crossing, says explosives found

September 8, 2023
Israeli forces tell Palestinian border officials that Gaza crossing will remain closed 'until further notice'.

Photos: Rare super blue moon rises and lights up skies worldwide

September 8, 2023
The next blue supermoon is not until 2037. But another regular supermoon is on the horizon at the end of September.

Concerns raised over Myanmar’s ailing Aung San Suu Kyi

September 7, 2023
Several countries raised questions and concerns over the health of Suu Kyi at ASEAN summit, a US official says.

Japan tells WTO China’s seafood ban over Fukushima water ‘unacceptable’

September 5, 2023
Japanese officials have signalled Tokyo may file a formal WTO complaint over China's trade restrictions.

Are climate reparations finally on the way for vulnerable countries?

September 5, 2023
'Significant change in action' under way to compensate nations under direct assault from climate chaos, observers say.

Tropical Storm Franklin bears down on Haiti, Dominican Republic

September 5, 2023
Authorities warn residents in two Caribbean nations that share island of Hispaniola to prepare for landslides, flooding.

Palestinian killed in crossfire after Israeli raid on West Bank town

September 3, 2023
Israeli forces stormed Aqaba and destroyed a building after besieging it but failed to arrest a wanted Palestinian.

Israeli soldier killed in car ramming attack by Palestinian

September 2, 2023
A Palestinian truck driver, 41, rammed his vehicle into Israeli soldiers at a checkpoint and was later 'neutralised'.

Bankman-Fried ‘subsisting on bread and water’ in jail, lawyer says

August 31, 2023
The former cryptocurrency tycoon is also running low on medications to treat ADHD and depression.

Russia unleashes strikes against Ukraine; Kyiv targets Crimea bridge

August 30, 2023
Moscow and Kyiv step up retaliatory attacks as Ukraine seeks to dislodge Russian forces in the country's south and east.