Nigeria’s capital is one of the most highly modernised cities in Africa. But the original residents of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) of Abuja continue to live in humble mud homes without the most basic [More]
Security forces are hunting for fighters who killed two journalists and their driver and took two civilians hostage near the Colombia-Ecuador border. The group has links to the FARC rebels and is made up of [More]
Fighters in Dumayr, a rebel-held district northeast of Syria’s capital Damascus, have agreed to surrender. The rebels and their families will evacuate to the north of the country, as part of a deal with the [More]
Police in Berlin are investigating an assault on two young men in which the attacker was heard shouting anti-Jewish abuse. One of the victims was wearing a Jewish skullcap at the time of the attack. [More]
Cuba has a new president after six decades of Castro rule. Miguel Diaz-Canel was sworn in on Thursday, succeeding 86-year-old Raul Castro. Al Jazeera’s Lucia Newman reports from Havana, Cuba. – Subscribe to our channel: [More]
Thousands of Argentinians angry at rising living costs have been protesting in Buenos Aires. The government insists inflation will go down later this year and the hike in utility services is necessary for the country [More]
Russia is denying US accusations that it is trying to delay international inspectors getting to the site of a suspected gas attack in Syria. The team is still waiting for access to the area in [More]
The UN says more than 100,000 people have fled Ituri Province in the Democratic Republic of Congo this year. Their villages have been at the centre of an ethnic conflict. Al Jazeera travelled to the [More]
Saudi Arabia has embarked on an extensive economic and social transformation. Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman has made it his mission to make the country less dependent on oil and diversify its economy. But that’s [More]
Syrian rebels have reportedly agreed to withdraw from their last stronghold near the country’s capital. It is in the south of Damascus and includes the Yarmouk Palestinian refugee camp. The area has been divided between [More]