Publication: Al Jazeera

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US execution revives death penalty debate

In the US state of Arizona, the execution of a convicted murderer has been botched.Joseph Wood took nearly two hours to die, when it should have taken just 10 minutes. He was on death row for the murder of his ex-girlfriend and her father in 1989.Wood's ... [Published Al Jazeera - 43 mins ago]
First reported 43 mins ago - Updated 43 mins ago - 1 reports

Mexico cracks down on subway vendors

A crackdown on subway vendors is under way in Mexico city.Those who sell sweets and other items to make ends meet are now being arrested.Al Jazeera's Rachel Levin reports on how their livelihoods are now in jeopardy in Mexico City. ... [Published Al Jazeera - 43 mins ago]
Entities: Mexico, México City
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Wreckage of Algeria airliner found in Mali

The wreckage of a missing Air Algerie plane has been found about 50km from the border of Burkina Faso near the village of Boulikessi in Mali, a presidential aide has said."We sent men with the agreement of the Mali government to the site and they found ... [Published Al Jazeera - 4 hours ago]
Entities: Mali, Burkina Faso, Algeria
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Iraq gets new president as violence rages

Iraq's parliament has chosen the Kurdish politician Fuad Massoum as its new president, as violence continued to rock the capital and Sunni fighters battled the Iraqi army in the north of the country.Massoum was elected on Thursday by an overwhelming majority ... [Published Al Jazeera - 9 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Nigeria tests for first suspected Ebola case

A Liberian man has been taken to hospital in Nigeria after he developed sysmptoms of the deadly disease Ebola, which has killed hundreds in West Africa in the biggest recorded outbreak.Nigerian officials said on Thursday that the man was being tested ... [Published Al Jazeera - 8 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

UN sends aid to Syria without regime consent

The UN has sent its first humanitarian aid convoy into rebel-held areas of Syria without government consent on Thursday, as UN chief Ban Ki-moon accused warring parties of denying assistance to millions as a tactic of war."A convoy of nine trucks crossed ... [Published Al Jazeera - 7 hours ago]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated 4 hours ago - 2 reports

US man 'in no pain' during two-hour execution

Arizona officials assured a judge during a nearly two-hour execution of a US inmate that he was comatose and did not feel pain at any point, according to a transcript of an emergency court hearing.The transcript released on Thursday revealed the behind-the-scenes ... [Published Al Jazeera - 6 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Ukraine PM resigns amid parliamentary turmoil

Ukraine's prime minister has announced his resignation in protest of the disbanding of the ruling coalition in parliament following the withdrawal of several pro-European parties."I announce my resignation in connection with the dissolution of the parliamentary ... [Published Al Jazeera - 11 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Cypriots unite to restore Othello's tower

A renovation project in Turkish-occupied northern Cyprus is helping rebuild trust on the divided island.Greek and Turkish Cypriots have collaborated to restore the ruins of Othello tower, which many believe was the setting of the Shakespeare play with ... [Published Al Jazeera - 7 hours ago]
Entities: Cyprus
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated 8 hours ago - 2 reports

Ceasefire efforts continue amid Gaza deaths

John Kerry, US secretary of state, is in Cairo for the second time in 48 hours to broker a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas, as Israeli military presses on with its offensive against the Gaza Strip.A family of six, including a five-year-old girl and ... [Published Al Jazeera - 15 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Sri Lanka migrants' voyage of desperation

Colombo, Sri Lanka - Seated in a tea shop on a beach in Sri Lanka's western coastal town of Negombo, Viganamoothy looks around nervously before checking his phone. He has made several calls in a space of fifteen minutes. He finally looks up and apologises: ... [Published Al Jazeera - 9 hours ago]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 2 reports

UN to investigate Israel's offensive in Gaza

The UN Human Rights Council has voted to launch an independent inquiry into Israel's offensive in the Gaza Strip, backing efforts by the Palestinians to hold the Israel up to international scrutiny.The decision on Wednesday in Geneva came hours after ... [Published Al Jazeera - Jul 23 2014]

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"We examined it and we found almost nothing, it was really in good condition" he said
"He has been gasping and snorting for more than an hour" Wood's lawyers wrote, demanding that the courts stop the execution. "He is still alive."
"The parties have continued to obstruct humanitarian assistance to those most in need and to withhold consent for operations in a completely arbitrary manner as a tactic of war" Ban said in the report, dated Wednesday
"Results are still pending. Presently the patient's condition is stable and he is in recovery… The diarrhoea and vomiting have stopped. He is still under isolation."

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US execution revives death penalty debate [Published Al Jazeera - 43 mins ago]
Mexico cracks down on subway vendors [Published Al Jazeera - 43 mins ago]
Wreckage of Algeria airliner found in Mali [Published Al Jazeera - 4 hours ago]
US man 'in no pain' during two-hour execution [Published Al Jazeera - 6 hours ago]
Cypriots unite to restore Othello's tower [Published Al Jazeera - 7 hours ago]
UN sends aid to Syria without regime consent [Published Al Jazeera - 7 hours ago]
Nigeria tests for first suspected Ebola case [Published Al Jazeera - 8 hours ago]
Iraq gets new president as violence rages [Published Al Jazeera - 9 hours ago]
Sri Lanka migrants' voyage of desperation [Published Al Jazeera - 9 hours ago]
Ukraine PM resigns amid parliamentary turmoil [Published Al Jazeera - 11 hours ago]
'Raped' Indian girl found hanging from tree [Published Al Jazeera - 12 hours ago]
The fight for the Basque [Published Al Jazeera - 12 hours ago]
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Israel and Kenya: Narratives of disposability [Published Al Jazeera - 13 hours ago]
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Israeli shells hit UN shelter in Gaza [Published Al Jazeera - 14 hours ago]
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Ceasefire efforts continue amid Gaza deaths [Published Al Jazeera - 15 hours ago]
The new generation of Muslim American leaders [Published Al Jazeera - 15 hours ago]
Australian government: Pirates of the Indian Ocean [Published Al Jazeera - 15 hours ago]
Turk and Greek Cypriots unite to restore fort [Published Al Jazeera - 16 hours ago]
Air Algerie plane disappears from radar [Published Al Jazeera - 16 hours ago]
Malaysia Airlines: Anger, fear in Amsterdam [Published Al Jazeera - 16 hours ago]
Iraqi Kurds divided over presidential pick [Published Al Jazeera - 17 hours ago]
Sudan 'apostasy' woman arrives in Italy [Published Al Jazeera - 18 hours ago]
Norway warned of imminent security threat [Published Al Jazeera - 18 hours ago]
Israel facing new divestment support in US [Published Al Jazeera - 18 hours ago]
Attack on Iraq prisoner convoy kills dozens [Published Al Jazeera - 20 hours ago]
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