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Donald Trump nominates William Barr to be his new attorney general

Donald Trump has nominated William Barr as the new US attorney general, a position he previously held under President George HW Bush. If...

Anger as riot police force schoolchildren to kneel with hands behind heads amid Paris...

Scenes of schoolchildren kneeling with their hands behind their heads has triggered outrage as France braces itself for more violent protests this weekend. ...

Bethlehem: Woodcraftsmen struggle to keep Xmas tradition alive | Palestine News

Hand-carved wooden mangers and statues made in Bethlehem are sought-after around the world. But the centuries-old trade is under threat because the Christian population is dwindling in the Israeli-occupied Holy Land. However, that is creating an opportunity for Palestinian artisans.   Al Jazeera's...

Thousands of dead fish wash up in Rio de Janeiro lagoon | News

Residents of a luxury, high-end neighbourhood in Rio de Janeiro awoke Friday to the unpleasant odour of 13 tonnes of dead fish floating in the water of the Rodrigo de Freitas lagoon. One of the city's picture postcard locations,...

Global tech stocks pummelled after Apple issues warning

Global stocks were shaken by Apple's decision to slash its revenue forecast for the first time in more than 15 years amid weak demand in China. ...

Palestinian self-home-demolitions: ‘A new level of depravity’ | Palestine News

Wadi Qadoum, occupied East Jerusalem - Murad and Johar Hashimeh spent most of Friday removing all the furniture, clothes and other belongings from a room of their modest home in East Jerusalem's Wadi Qadoum neighbourhood. On Saturday, a bulldozer is...

Pompeo pushes for end to Gulf dispute during Qatar visit | News

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that a rift between Qatar and its Arab Gulf neighbours had gone on for too long, as the blockade against the Gulf nation entered its 19th month.   Speaking at a news conference in...

Colombia investigates ‘plots to kill president’ as ‘weapons of war’ seized

Colombian officials are investigating possible plots to assassinate the country's right-wing president Ivan Duque, who took office in August. Three Venezuelans carrying "weapons...

Before and after images reveal dramatic volcano collapse

Before and after images reveal the vast changes to an Indonesian island after a volcano erupted and triggered a deadly tsunami. More than...

Federer ‘sad and shocked’ to learn of Murray retirement

Roger Federer has said he was sad and shocked to learn of Andy Murray's retirement plans. Speaking in Melbourne ahead of the Australian...

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