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Fire at Beirut port month after blast that killed 190

10 Sep 2020

Fire at Beirut port month after blast that killed 190

A massive fire broke out at the port of Beirut in Lebanon on Thursday, a month after a deadly explosion jolted the city. It was not immediately clear what caused the fire.

In Vietnam, free 'rice ATMs' pop-up for those in need

15 Apr 2020

In Vietnam, free 'rice ATMs' pop-up for those in need

Amid the coronavirus outbreak, several "rice ATMs" have popped up across Vietnam to feed the poor.

#CoronavirusOutbreak: Italian man pleads authorities to collect sister's dead body

14 Mar 2020

#CoronavirusOutbreak: Italian man pleads authorities to collect sister's dead body

In Italy, where the impact of coronavirus has been calamitous, a man had to make an impassioned appeal on social media to get the authorities to collect the body of his dead sister, who passed away due to COVID-19.

Coronavirus outbreak: 41 dead in China; over 1,300 infected worldwide

25 Jan 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: 41 dead in China; over 1,300 infected worldwide

An outbreak of a never-before-seen coronavirus has claimed 41 lives in China, authorities confirmed on Saturday.

Shaheen Bagh protests disrupt traffic, HC asks cops to act

14 Jan 2020

Shaheen Bagh protests disrupt traffic, HC asks cops to act

For a month now, curbs have been imposed on the Kalindi Kunj-Shaheen Bagh stretch, forcing lakhs of commuters to take the Delhi-Noida-Delhi flyover leading to heavy traffic.

Interpol to aid in ICC's mission of clean cricket

03 Apr 2019

Interpol to aid in ICC's mission of clean cricket

Cricket has been considered a gentleman's game, ever since its inception.

Qatar to quit OPEC in January 2019

03 Dec 2018

Qatar to quit OPEC in January 2019

On Monday, Qatar announced that it would withdraw from the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), effective January 2019.

Son videobombs father's live-interview with Al Jazeera, video goes viral

27 Nov 2018

Son videobombs father's live-interview with Al Jazeera, video goes viral

The balance between work life and the private one is tough to maintain. Especially when you have kids.

This 76-year-old man is obsessed with breaking Guinness world records

27 Oct 2018

This 76-year-old man is obsessed with breaking Guinness world records

What would you do for fame? Or for getting your name into the Guinness Book of Records?

Iconic image of Gaza protester is all things right

25 Oct 2018

Iconic image of Gaza protester is all things right

If a picture is worth a thousand words, this one of a shirtless protester in Gaza is worth a million.

Al Jazeera releases documentary, claims evidence of spot-fixing in cricket

22 Oct 2018

Al Jazeera releases documentary, claims evidence of spot-fixing in cricket

Al Jazeera released another documentary, on Sunday, alleging incidents of spot-fixing in at least 15 international matches (6 ODIs, 6 Tests and 3 T20Is) from 2011 to 2012.

Most corrupt bookies are Indians: ICC Official

19 Oct 2018

Most corrupt bookies are Indians: ICC Official

A top ICC official has stated that most of the bookies, who indulge in corrupt practices in international cricket, are Indians.

Danish Kaneria admits to match-fixing, says sorry to Pakistan

18 Oct 2018

Danish Kaneria admits to match-fixing, says sorry to Pakistan

Former Pakistan cricketer Danish Kaneria has, finally, admitted to match-fixing after years of denial.

I have always conducted myself with integrity: Jayasuriya

16 Oct 2018

I have always conducted myself with integrity: Jayasuriya

Former Sri Lanka cricketer Sanath Jayasuriya, who was charged on Friday, with two counts of breaching the ICC Anti-Corruption Code, stated that he has always conducted himself with 'integrity and transparency'.

Lankan legend Sanath Jayasuriya charged under ICC Anti-Corruption Code

15 Oct 2018

Lankan legend Sanath Jayasuriya charged under ICC Anti-Corruption Code

Former Sri Lanka cricketer Sanath Jayasuriya has been charged with two counts of breaching the ICC Anti-Corruption Code.

ICC wants unedited footage of the new spot-fixing documentary

28 Aug 2018

ICC wants unedited footage of the new spot-fixing documentary

Media outlet, Al Jazeera, had the stunned the cricket fraternity, earlier this year, when it came out with a documentary titled 'Cricket's Match-Fixers'.

Fixing allegations have tarnished my best moments, says Maxwell

24 Jul 2018

Fixing allegations have tarnished my best moments, says Maxwell

Australian cricketer Glenn Maxwell has expressed shock and disappointment after being indirectly accused of match-fixing by a sting conducted by media outlet Al Jazeera.

Corruption Probe: ICC ACU to conduct investigations in Lanka

08 Jun 2018

Corruption Probe: ICC ACU to conduct investigations in Lanka

Officers of the ICC's Anti Corruption Unit have arrived in Colombo and will be investigating corruption allegations against Sri Lankan officials associated with Galle stadium.

ICC asks Al Jazeera for co-operation regarding the match-fixing scandal

01 Jun 2018

ICC asks Al Jazeera for co-operation regarding the match-fixing scandal

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has asked news agency Al Jazeera for help to probe the match-fixing scandal.

Three Tests involving India were fixed, claims a report

27 May 2018

Three Tests involving India were fixed, claims a report

In a shocking revelation by Al Jazeera's documentary 'Cricket's Match-Fixers', it has been learnt that three Test matches involving India in the past two years were fixed.

Amazon in trouble again for distorted India map

12 May 2018

Amazon in trouble again for distorted India map

They say if once bitten, people are twice shy, but this doesn't apply to Amazon.

Anti-government Pakistani reporter Taha Siddiqui escapes kidnapping bid

10 Jan 2018

Anti-government Pakistani reporter Taha Siddiqui escapes kidnapping bid

Pakistan made yet another attempt to silence an anti-establishment journalist on Wednesday, though unsuccessfully so.

Qatar crisis: Saudi forces Snapchat to block Al Jazeera access

18 Sep 2017

Qatar crisis: Saudi forces Snapchat to block Al Jazeera access

Snapchat has blocked access to broadcaster Al Jazeera in Saudi Arabia.

Shia mosque in Kabul attacked by bomber, gunmen

25 Aug 2017

Shia mosque in Kabul attacked by bomber, gunmen

Afghan officials said a suicide bomber blew himself up inside the Shiite Imam Zaman mosque in Kabul.

FBI raids ex-Trump campaign chief's house over Russia probe

10 Aug 2017

FBI raids ex-Trump campaign chief's house over Russia probe

The FBI raided Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort's residence in Virginia, on July 26, Manafort's spokesman has confirmed.

Amid diplomatic crisis, Qatar increases LNG production capacity by 30%

05 Jul 2017

Amid diplomatic crisis, Qatar increases LNG production capacity by 30%

Even as Doha said it is trying to reach an agreement in the ongoing diplomatic crisis, it announced a steep increase in LNG production capacity, hinting it isn't ruling out a prolonged dispute.

Middle-East crisis: Qatar gets another 48 hours to accept demands

03 Jul 2017

Middle-East crisis: Qatar gets another 48 hours to accept demands

Four Arab states including Saudi Arabia have extended the deadline for Qatar to accept 13 demands within 48 hours, or there will be further sanctions, they warned.

Saudi Arabia unrelenting on harsh demands against Qatar

28 Jun 2017

Saudi Arabia unrelenting on harsh demands against Qatar

Saudi Arabia remained adamant that its demands on Qatar were non-negotiable, as the US and Kuwait mediated talks between the various parties in ongoing Qatar crisis in Washington, DC.

Suicide car bomb kills 26, wounds 50 in Afghanistan

22 Jun 2017

Suicide car bomb kills 26, wounds 50 in Afghanistan

At least 26 people were killed and 50 injured after a suicide car bomb exploded outside a bank in Lashkar Gah, the capital of Afghanistan's southern Helmand province.

Saudi Arabia, UAE, Egypt cut diplomatic ties with Qatar

05 Jun 2017

Saudi Arabia, UAE, Egypt cut diplomatic ties with Qatar

Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt have severed diplomatic, land and air ties with Qatar accusing them of backing terrorist groups including ISIS, Al Qaeda and the Muslim Brotherhood.

Uproar in Parliament over Tarun Vijay's 'racist' comments

10 Apr 2017

Uproar in Parliament over Tarun Vijay's 'racist' comments

Chaos rocked both Houses of Parliament over recent 'racist' comments by former BJP MP Tarun.

'Jayalalithaa was fair', responds DMK leader to Tarun Vijay

08 Apr 2017

'Jayalalithaa was fair', responds DMK leader to Tarun Vijay

DMK leader TKS Elangovan said the controversial comment by former BJP MP Tarun Vijay was "funny", adding, "Not all people in Kerala, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu are black. Our leader Dr.Kalaignar is fair, Jayalalithaa was fair."