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How does the media cover Trump in your country? | The Stream

How have the politics and personality of US President Donald Trump been covered in your part of the world - too much, too little, too critical, or even too favourably? As the race to mid-term elections - which also mar...

Typhoon Mangkhut: Illegal mining linked to landslides | Al Jazeera English

A grim wait for dozens of people still missing continues, after super Typhoon Mangkhut tore through the Philippines burying dozens of people under a massive landslide. At least 81 people have been killed and the death ...

Overpopulation and neglect threatens iconic Algiers Casbah | Al Jazeera English

Algeria's ancient Casbah has survived empires, colonisation and centuries of changing civilisation. It's been a UNESCO World Heritage Site for more than 25 years. But many residents of the citadel in Algiers risk losin...

Malaysia alcohol poisoning: At least 21 dead, dozens ill || Al Jazeera English

At least 21 people, mostly migrant workers, have died of suspected poisoning from contaminated alcohol in Malaysia. Police raided shops around Kuala Lumpur and seized huge stashes of whisky and beer in an attempt to ta...

Yemen losing generation of youth to war | Al Jazeera English

The number of children returning to school in Yemen has dropped to a new low as the years-long war continues to devastate much of the country. The United Nations is warning of a lost generation of youth who remain uned...

Political uncertainty plunges Lebanon into economic crisis | Al Jazeera English

Government officials, economists and bankers are all warning that Lebanon is in an economic crisis and the situation is worsening. Workers and trade unions say they are planning protest action to press officials wrangl...

Houthis ‘sign memorandum’ with UN to transport wounded abroad | Al Jazeera English

Fighting in Yemen has intensified in the past 24 hours. Houthi rebels are reporting more than 35 air raids in Hodeidah province since early Sunday morning. The Saudi-Emirati coalition attacks have been targeting what's...

Aid groups strain as Venezuelan refugee crisis spills over | Al Jazeera English

Peru has continued to absorb a huge swell of Venezuelan refugees, more than anywhere else apart from Colombia. Many arrive exhausted after travelling for days without knowing what to do or where to go. Venezuelan Presi...

Historical French Gypsy neighbourhood faces demolition | Al Jazeera English

In the French city of Perpignan, a Gypsy community's historical neighbourhood is being threatened with demolition. Saint Jaques is one of the poorest neighbourhoods in France and local officials say it is in need of re...

Millions in South Sudan surviving on food aid l Al Jazeera English

Years of conflict in South Sudan has left more than half of its 12 million population in need of food aid for survival. Many have been displaced from their homes and farms and aid organisations say fighting makes it ha...

Kenyans hope recycled plastic boat will inspire progress l Al Jazeera English

Volunteers around the globe have been picking up rubbish from beaches to mark World Cleanup Day. The biggest pollutant is plastic, with an estimated eight million tonnes of it ending up in the ocean each year. In hopes...

Malaysia efforts to revive Malaccan Creole Portuguese language l Al Jazeera English

Efforts are under way in Malaysia to revive a language only 3000 people can speak fluently. Malaccan Portuguese came into existence during the 16th century when the Portuguese ruled over Melaka. Al Jazeera’s Flor...

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