News Feeds (RSS) 180816145521687 https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/08/aretha-franklin-remembered-friends-artists-fans-180816145521687.html Aretha Franklin is remembered by friends, artists and fans Tributes pour in for 'Queen of Soul' and global icon, Aretha Franklin, who died at the age of 76 after battling cancer. Thu, 16 Aug 2018 23:16:41 Z 2018-08-16 23:16 +00:00 2018-08-17 01:16 +02:00 180816123219914 https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/08/hundreds-newspapers-denounce-trump-attacks-press-180816123219914.html Hundreds of US newspapers denounce Trump's attacks on the press More than 350 US news outlets join Boston Globe call to run editorials, addressing Trump's 'assault on the free press'. Thu, 16 Aug 2018 22:14:02 Z 2018-08-16 22:14 +00:00 2018-08-17 00:14 +02:00 180816151929137 https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/08/uganda-pop-star-turned-politician-charged-military-court-180816151929137.html Uganda: Pop star-turned-politician charged in military court Robert Kyagulanyi, better known as Bobi Wine, has been held in custody with his next court appearance due on August 23. Thu, 16 Aug 2018 21:55:00 Z 2018-08-16 21:55 +00:00 2018-08-16 23:55 +02:00 180816184453565 https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/08/pompeo-forms-iran-action-group-post-nuclear-deal-policy-180816184453565.html Pompeo forms Iran Action Group for post-nuclear deal policy Group will coordinate and run policy towards Tehran, but analysts say the initiative puts US 'on path to war with Iran'. Thu, 16 Aug 2018 20:28:54 Z 2018-08-16 20:28 +00:00 2018-08-16 22:28 +02:00 180816185727053 https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/08/marikana-massacre-families-waiting-justice-180816185727053.html Marikana massacre: Families still waiting for justice Six years after the Marikana massacre, the grief felt by families and survivors is evident. Thu, 16 Aug 2018 18:57:27 Z 2018-08-16 18:57 +00:00 2018-08-16 20:57 +02:00 171024133518768 https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2017/10/turkey-qatar-strategic-alliance-171024133518768.html Turkey and Qatar: Behind the strategic alliance Qatar's investment in Turkey exceeds $20bn, the second highest by any country. Thu, 16 Aug 2018 18:55:45 Z 2018-08-16 18:55 +00:00 2018-08-16 20:55 +02:00 180816181359625 https://www.aljazeera.com/programmes/insidestory/2018/08/future-south-africa-mining-sector-180816181359625.html What is the future of South Africa's mining sector? Mining companies in South Africa say they plan to cut thousands of jobs. Thu, 16 Aug 2018 18:45:58 Z 2018-08-16 18:45 +00:00 2018-08-16 20:45 +02:00 180816131509628 https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/08/berat-albayrak-turkey-emerge-stronger-currency-crisis-180816131509628.html Berat Albayrak: Turkey to emerge 'stronger' from currency crisis Turkish finance minister rules out IMF assistance and capital controls in address to international investors. Thu, 16 Aug 2018 18:44:02 Z 2018-08-16 18:44 +00:00 2018-08-16 20:44 +02:00 180813193836739 https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/08/aretha-louise-franklin-dies-age-76-180813193836739.html Aretha Louise Franklin dies at the age of 76 The 'Queen of Soul' and first woman inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame passed away from pancreatic cancer. Thu, 16 Aug 2018 18:20:30 Z 2018-08-16 18:20 +00:00 2018-08-16 20:20 +02:00 180816181931171 https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/08/genoa-bridge-collapse-hundreds-ordered-evacuate-180816181931171.html Genoa bridge collapse: hundreds ordered to evacuate While rescuers continued to dig for survivors in the wreckage of Genoa's Morandi bridge, hundreds of people displaced by the disaster are wondering if and when they will be able to return to their homes. Thu, 16 Aug 2018 18:19:31 Z 2018-08-16 18:19 +00:00 2018-08-16 20:19 +02:00 180816142658871 https://www.aljazeera.com/blogs/asia/2018/08/air-pollution-welcomes-athletes-jakarta-asian-games-180816142658871.html Air pollution welcomes athletes in Jakarta for Asian Games Just three days before the opening of the Asian Games, the air pollution index shows 154 micrograms of harmful particles per cubic metre. Thu, 16 Aug 2018 17:21:36 Z 2018-08-16 17:21 +00:00 2018-08-16 19:21 +02:00 180816152532366 https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/08/birmingham-mosques-attacked-catapults-evening-prayers-180816152532366.html Birmingham mosques attacked with catapults during evening prayers The mosques were hit with large metal balls fired from heavy duty catapults, breaking several windows. Thu, 16 Aug 2018 16:53:55 Z 2018-08-16 16:53 +00:00 2018-08-16 18:53 +02:00 180816105647751 https://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/jeremy-corbyn-apology-180816105647751.html My take on Jeremy Corbyn's apology In Palestine, we hope the Labour leader will stand his ground and continue to give a voice to our struggle for justice. Thu, 16 Aug 2018 16:53:32 Z 2018-08-16 16:53 +00:00 2018-08-16 18:53 +02:00 180816122308804 https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/08/indian-pm-atal-bihari-vajpayee-dies-180816122308804.html Former Indian PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee dies The 93-year-old, who led India three times, had been hospitalised since June with a kidney infection and chest problems. Thu, 16 Aug 2018 16:15:04 Z 2018-08-16 16:15 +00:00 2018-08-16 18:15 +02:00 180816135118122 https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/08/drc-issues-global-arrest-warrant-opposition-leader-katumbi-180816135118122.html DRC issues global arrest warrant for opposition leader Katumbi The move against the self-exiled politician comes ahead of the presidential election he sought to register for. Thu, 16 Aug 2018 14:44:16 Z 2018-08-16 14:44 +00:00 2018-08-16 16:44 +02:00 180815172410498 https://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/berat-albayrak-turkey-finance-minister-180815172410498.html Who is Berat Albayrak, Turkey's finance minister? The coming weeks will show how well Turkey's finance minister can turn around the country's struggling economy. Thu, 16 Aug 2018 14:31:02 Z 2018-08-16 14:31 +00:00 2018-08-16 16:31 +02:00 180816140058336 https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/08/yemen-war-devastating-toll-children-180816140058336.html Yemen war: A devastating toll for children As the conflict in Yemen continues unabated, the situation worsens, causing the list of malnourished children to increase daily. Thu, 16 Aug 2018 14:00:58 Z 2018-08-16 14:00 +00:00 2018-08-16 16:00 +02:00 180816125453184 https://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/druze-nation-state-bill-180816125453184.html The Druze and the Nation State Bill This bill demonstrates that no matter how much you cooperate - if you are not Jewish, this state is not for you. Thu, 16 Aug 2018 13:29:07 Z 2018-08-16 13:29 +00:00 2018-08-16 15:29 +02:00 180816052346000 https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/08/italy-bridge-collapse-state-deterioration-notorious-180816052346000.html Could the Genoa bridge collapse have been prevented? Experts say lightning strike 'highly unlikely' to have caused Genoa bridge disaster as state of emergency is announced. Thu, 16 Aug 2018 13:14:12 Z 2018-08-16 13:14 +00:00 2018-08-16 15:14 +02:00 180816085031484 https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/08/school-learn-left-blood-soaked-clothes-180816085031484.html 'She went to school to learn but left in blood-soaked clothes' At least 34 people were killed in Thursday's suicide attack by ISIL in Kabul, and most of them were students. Thu, 16 Aug 2018 12:53:23 Z 2018-08-16 12:53 +00:00 2018-08-16 14:53 +02:00 180816093259957 https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/08/turkey-ready-talk-solve-disputes-180816093259957.html Turkey 'ready to talk about everything' with US to solve disputes Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu adopts conciliatory tone but warns Ankara will accept 'no threatening, no dictating'. Thu, 16 Aug 2018 12:18:21 Z 2018-08-16 12:18 +00:00 2018-08-16 14:18 +02:00 180816095250583 https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/08/hrw-maldives-election-threat-crackdown-dissent-180816095250583.html HRW: Maldives election under threat amid crackdown on dissent Activists, journalists and Supreme Court justices have been targeted with intimidation and arrest by the government. Thu, 16 Aug 2018 12:12:03 Z 2018-08-16 12:12 +00:00 2018-08-16 14:12 +02:00 180816094059368 https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/08/hamas-decries-israeli-decision-black-friday-probe-180816094059368.html Hamas decries Israeli decision to end 'Black Friday' probe Hamas says Israel must be tried before ICC after investigation into 2014 assault that killed 135 Palestinians closes. Thu, 16 Aug 2018 11:50:14 Z 2018-08-16 11:50 +00:00 2018-08-16 13:50 +02:00 180816085534623 https://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/story-british-pakistani-men-told-native-informant-180816085534623.html The story of British Pakistani men, told by a native informant BBC's 'Lost Boys?' is a lazy reproduction of racist, culturally essentialist stereotypes approved by an 'insider'. Thu, 16 Aug 2018 11:39:02 Z 2018-08-16 11:39 +00:00 2018-08-16 13:39 +02:00 180816101307903 https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/08/mali-ibrahim-boubacar-keita-wins-election-president-180816101307903.html Mali: Ibrahim Boubacar Keita wins re-election as president Keita won with 67 percent of the vote in a runoff against opposition rival Soumaila Cisse. Thu, 16 Aug 2018 11:30:43 Z 2018-08-16 11:30 +00:00 2018-08-16 13:30 +02:00