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    Afghanistan: Suicide bomber kills 32, 132 injured in attack on protestors

    Afghanistan: At least 32 people have been killed and around 130 wounded in a suicide attack on a gathering of protestors in eastern Afghanistan. A suicide bomber is believed to have targeted a group of men who demanded the dismissal of a local police commander in the country’s Achin district, Al Jazeera quoted the governor’s spokesman, Ataullah Khogyani. However, the reason for the demonstration against the police chief was not immediately clear.

  • Cricket Australia seeks evidence on spot-fixing allegations

    New Delhi: Cricket Australia has asked media house Al Jazeera for raw footage of its documentary which claims to have unearthed a massive fixing scandal involving the Australian cricket team. The match in question here is the Test between India and Australia in Ranchi in 2017. The third Test of the four-match series between the cricketing giants had ended in a draw.

  • ‘Pitch-fixing culprits should be punished’

    New Delhi : Indian skipper Virat Kohli’s mentor and childhood coach, Raj Kumar Sharma has said the International Cricket Council (ICC) should punish the culprits if they find out that last year’s India-Sri Lanka Test at Galle was fixed.

  • Ethiopian PM resigns amidst political turmoil

    Addis Ababa : Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn submitted his resignation on Thursday, in a bid to ease political turmoil in the country.

  • Israel to shut down local branch of Al-Jazeera

    Jerusalem: Israeli Communications Ministry on Sunday announced to close the local offices of Al-Jazeera, after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused the Qatar-based TV news broadcaster of incitement.

  • Qatar denies quartet’s proposal to ‘outsource foreign policy’

    What’s behind this crisis of course is Qatari sovereignty and independence to put it very simply. It is about… outsourcing our foreign policy so that decisions are not made in Qatar, and that is something that will never be acceptable -Government spokesman.

  • Cyberkisses, and falling in love via video call!

    Technology has changed our lives. It has affected us in every possible way, touched every aspect of our lives. So it is obvious that it will affect the way we love, and fall in love. Frederick Noronha zeroes down on few apps and technical tricks to help you find love… this Valentine’s Day!

  • Canada asks Taliban to free couple held for four years

    Ottawa: Canada has called for the unconditional release of a Canadian man and his American wife after a new video appeared showing them begging their governments to intervene on their behalf with their Afghan captors.

  • Morsi to rot in jail for leaking secrets

    Ousted Islamist president gets 40 years as life imprisonment for leaking state secrets to Qatar and a Doha-based TV network

  • Pakistan police hunting for 20 bored, rich and dangerous wives of Karachi

    Karachi: Police in Pakistan’s commercial capital Karachi have reportedly launched a hunt for at least 20 rich and bored wives accused of funding the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) attacks and arranging wives for its followers.

  • Mali bombing

    Mali declares 10-day state of emergency following hotel attack

    Bamako: Mali’s government declared a 10-day nationwide state of emergency after a jihadist attack on a hotel in the capital Bamako that left least 27 people dead. Following a crisis cabinet session presided over by President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita the government “declared a state of emergency across the nation” starting yesterday for 10 days, a statement read on national radio said. It also called for three days of mourning for the victims of the attack, which was claimed by the Al-Murabitoun

  • Jazeera scribes jailed for three years in Egypt

    Cairo : Three Al-Jazeera journalists were sentenced to three years in prison by an Egyptian court for spreading false news and endangering national security, in a case that has triggered an international outcry.

  • Jazeera reporter still held in Berlin on Egypt warrant

    Berlin : Al-Jazeera journalist Ahmed Mansour was being held in Berlin police custody on Sunday awaiting a judge’s decision on his further detention on an international arrest warrant issued by his native Egypt, authorities said.

  • White House

    US labels Al Jazeera’s Pak bureau chief Ahmad Muaffaq Zaidan as al-Qaeda member

    Washington: The US has labelled a journalist, who interviewed Osama bin Laden and for years managed Al Jazeera’s bureau in Pakistan, as a member of al-Qaeda and put him on a terrorist list, according to a media report. Ahmad Muaffaq Zaidan, Al Jazeera’s longtime Islamabad bureau chief, has been singled out as a member of the terrorist group in the new document detailing US intelligence efforts to track al-Qaeda couriers by analysing metadata, reported online news site The Intercept.

  • Thousands evacuated as Chile volcano erupts

    Santiago :  About 4,000 people were evacuated after the Calbuco volcano in Chile erupted for the first time in more than four decades, a media report said on Thursday. The eruption on Wednesday sent a thick plume of ash and smoke several kilometres into the sky, television images showed, Al Jazeera reported, according to IANS.

  • Egyptian court confirms death for 22 Islamists

    Cairo : An Egyptian court on Monday sentenced to death 22 Muslim Brotherhood supporters for attacking a police station and killing an officer on July 3, 2013, the same day the army overthrew country’s first elected Islamist president Mohamed Morsi. The defendants were also

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