Publication: Al Jazeera

First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 15 mins ago - 1 reports

UK drops charges against ex-Guantanamo inmate

Moazzam Begg, a former Guantanamo Bay detainee, has been released from prison after UK prosecutors dropped seven terrorism-related charges against him linked to the conflict in Syria.Begg, 45, was among four people arrested in February under suspicion ... [Published Al Jazeera - 4 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 22 mins ago - 1 reports

Humble umbrella symbolises Hong Kong protests

Surrounded by riot police and silhouetted against the fog of tear gas, the umbrella is what sets the photograph above apart.The image, which shows a protester defiantly hoisting a parasol at ongoing protests in Hong Kong, quickly become known as the "The ... [Published Al Jazeera - 2 hours ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 52 mins ago - 1 reports

More US strikes as ISIL advance on Syria town

US-led forces have carried out at least five air strikes against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) outside Kobane, a monitoring group has said, after the group's fighters pushed to within two kilometres of the Syrian-Kurdish town.The strikes ... [Published Al Jazeera - 3 hours ago]
First reported 53 mins ago - Updated 53 mins ago - 1 reports

Stronger than words

Gaza, before the Israeli attacks of July 2014, had a total population of 1.8 million. Included in that number are 15,000 deaf people across the whole of the Gaza Strip. In this film we meet many strong personalities from this vibrant community, as they ... [Published Al Jazeera - 53 mins ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Drowning the dreams of indigenous Malaysians

Sungai Asap, Malaysia - Layo is among the last of her community who still remember life in the forest.For decades, the 50-year-old ethnic Penan woman and her reclusive tribe lived quietly in the mist-swept jungles of central Borneo. Her husband, like ... [Published Al Jazeera - 1 hour ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

News from Jaffna

Despite the dangers involved in working for the Tamil newspaper Uthayan in Jaffna, young journalists like Thadsa still join their ranks.Apart from the chief editor, Uthayan does not have a single news journalist over the age of 40. As they grow older, ... [Published Al Jazeera - 4 hours ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Aristide supporters clash with Haiti police

Supporters of former Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide have clashed with riot police as they marched through the capital on the anniversary of a 1991 military coup that ousted the country's first democratically elected leader.Thousands of Aristide ... [Published Al Jazeera - 3 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated 3 hours ago - 2 reports

Catalonia: Explaining the independence referendum

Spain’s Constitutional Court on Monday suspended the Catalonia independence referendum that had been scheduled for Nov. 9 to decide the future of the northeastern region. While the court's decision to agree to hear a legal challenge brought by Spain's ... [Published Al Jazeera - 8 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Pakistani man who filmed VIP plane video fired from job

The sacking of Arjumand Hussain, a man who gained fame after his  video  of airplane passengers offloading politicians went viral, has  triggered  accusations of political interference. The video shows passengers accusing Senator Rehman Malik and Dr. ... [Published Al Jazeera - 4 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 2 reports

Hong Kong braces for National Day protest

Thousands of protesters have thronged the streets of Hong Kong, ratcheting up pressure on the pro-Beijing government that has called the demonstrations illegal, and vowed to press ahead with their biggest protest so far.As Hong Kong observed National ... [Published Al Jazeera - 13 hours ago]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 2 reports

Turkey's clumsy politics and the Kurdish question

As the US-led war on the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) gathers steam, there has been a great deal of speculation over the role Turkey might play in the campaign. Ankara kept a low profile while 49 of its nationals were held hostage by ISIL ... [Published Al Jazeera - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 2 reports

Indonesia's child jockeys risk life and limb

On the Indonesian island of Sumbawa, child jockeys are risking life and limb to race horses.Even though it is illegal for them to work, children as young as five are skipping school to earn money for their parents, and the races are widely seen as a tradition ... [Published Al Jazeera - Sep 29 2014]

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"I feel trapped at home. I can't speak ... No one in my family speaks sign language ... " she says. "But at school I'm happy with other deaf children and I fit in well. I love Dabke dance and rap music."
"I regret moving in here with only promises," he said. "If the government fulfils them, I will be a very happy man."
Polticians are due to debate a motion Thursday that Deputy Prime Minister Bulent Arinc said would "meet all the demands and eliminate the risks and threats"
"He probably wouldn't have if he'd had a single valid piece of hard evidence against Radovan Karadzic" Karadzic said

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Stronger than words [Published Al Jazeera - 53 mins ago]
Drowning the dreams of indigenous Malaysians [Published Al Jazeera - 1 hour ago]
Humble umbrella symbolises Hong Kong protests [Published Al Jazeera - 2 hours ago]
Aristide supporters clash with Haiti police [Published Al Jazeera - 3 hours ago]
More US strikes as ISIL advance on Syria town [Published Al Jazeera - 3 hours ago]
UK drops charges against ex-Guantanamo inmate [Published Al Jazeera - 4 hours ago]
Pakistani man who filmed VIP plane video fired ... [Published Al Jazeera - 4 hours ago]
News from Jaffna [Published Al Jazeera - 4 hours ago]
Karadzic says prosecutors lying at his trial [Published Al Jazeera - 4 hours ago]
Bahraini critics face threat of statelessness [Published Al Jazeera - 4 hours ago]
Ma Ying-jeou: 'One country, one system' [Published Al Jazeera - 6 hours ago]
Kissinger's lessons for today's policymakers [Published Al Jazeera - 7 hours ago]
Catalonia: Explaining the independence referendum [Published Al Jazeera - 8 hours ago]
Palestinians risk death to flee Gaza [Published Al Jazeera - 9 hours ago]
Yemen school defies Houthi occupation [Published Al Jazeera - 9 hours ago]
Schools become homes for Iraq's refugees [Published Al Jazeera - 9 hours ago]
Brazil's Rousseff faces tough re-election bid [Published Al Jazeera - 10 hours ago]
Hong Kong braces for National Day protest [Published Al Jazeera - 13 hours ago]
Report: Obama rode elevator with armed man [Published Al Jazeera - 16 hours ago]
Journalism in the age of surveillance [Published Al Jazeera - 18 hours ago]
Myanmar confirms controversial Rohingya plan [Published Al Jazeera - 19 hours ago]
Hong Kong leader refuses to meet protesters [Published Al Jazeera - 20 hours ago]
German alcoholics offered beer to clean city [Published Al Jazeera - 20 hours ago]
Hong Kong: At the heart of Occupy Central [Published Al Jazeera - 23 hours ago]
In Pictures: Erasing Palestine [Published Al Jazeera - 23 hours ago]
EU upholds tough sanctions on Russia [Published Al Jazeera - Sep 30 2014]
ISIL under heavy assault by Kurds in Iraq [Published Al Jazeera - Sep 30 2014]
Catalonia halts independence vote campaign [Published Al Jazeera - Sep 30 2014]
UN dialogue seeks to end Libya crisis [Published Al Jazeera - Sep 30 2014]
Iranians to Twitter CEO: #AddIranToTwitter [Published Al Jazeera - Sep 30 2014]
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