Category: World News

Sort: Date | Title Sort Ascending
View:

U.S. gov’t shuts down after Senate vote

The United States government is in shutdown... For the first time in nearly five years senators failed to reach a deal to keep the lights on. An effort by Republicans to keep the government open for one month was rejecte...

IOC meeting underway to approve North Korea’s participation at PyeongChang 2018

A meeting at the International Olympic Committee headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland kicked off about half an hour ago, to determine North Korea's participation at next month's PyeongChang Winter Olympics. Delegations ...

China, Russia dismiss US military’s new national security priorities

Russia and China are dismissing America's new national defense as "confrontational" and reflecting a Cold War mentality. On Friday, US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis singled out the two countries as growing threats....

Hundreds evacuated as blaze rages through national park in Sydney suburbs

Around a thousand people were told to evacuate as bushfires raged through a national park in Sydney's southern outskirts. Local authorities said about two hundred people were unable to escape the park without help. The R...

Yemen’s Houthis fire ballistic missile toward Saudi Arabia

Yemen's Houthi movement fired a ballistic missile toward Saudi Arabia on Saturday. A Saudi military spokesman said air defense forces intercepted the missile. It was fired toward the southern Saudi province of Najran. Th...

Rebuilding Gaza: Residents return to new Qatar-funded homes

In 2014, Israel launched an assault on Gaza which destroyed hundreds of homes. But now, some of the houses are being rebuilt. Suheil Damouny has the story of one family's return home. ...

Qatari royal

Al Jazeera has obtained an audio recording of a Qatari royal family member, Sheikh Abdullah bin Ali Al Thani. Sheikh Abdullah is the person that was portrayed by Saudi Arabia and the UAE as the main opposition figure to ...

Turkey’s Border Mission: YPG attacks two hospitals in northern Syria

One woman has been killed and a dozen people injured after a medical centre was hit by mortar shells in Azaz, Northern Syria. The YPG is being blamed. The incident comes ahead of an expected Turkish offensive to clear th...

A quick look at what US government shutdown is and what will happen

A government shutdown is basically what it sounds like. Much of the federal government gets its funding from annual budget appropriations decided by Congress. A shutdown occurs when Congress and the president fail to pas...

Turkey steps up shelling as invasion of Syria

Turkey says it is getting ready to launch a massive assault on US-backed Kurdish forces in Syria. Turkey has vowed to crush the Syrian Kurdish militia known as the People's Protection Units. Turkey's defense minister sai...

Rescuers recount harrowing tale on oil tanker Sanchi

A day before the Iranian oil tanker Sanchi exploded and sank, four Chinese rescuers risked their lives to board the deck amid roaring flames from over a million barrels of condensate on Jan. 13. They recovered two ...

Expert on shrinking US influence and rising China leadership over Trump’s first year

January 20, 2018, marks one year since Donald Trump was inaugurated US president. CGTN current affairs commentator Xu Qinduo shared his opinion on how the country has fared as a global leader under Trump's stewardship. S...

Page 1 of 74012345...102030...Last »