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Updated: 1 hour 12 min ago

Slavery Routes: Slavery's New Frontiers

2 hours 5 min ago
Following abolition in Europe, the Industrial Revolution led to new forms exploitation for some 2.5 million slaves.

Germany a key obstacle to Brexit deal

2 hours 10 min ago
People in German political and industrial circles tell Al Jazeera that the country does not regard the UK as a priority.

North Korea's Kim agrees to 'dismantle' key missile test sites

2 hours 29 min ago
North's Kim will visit Seoul "in the near future", as two Koreas agree to denuclearise the region at a summit.

New York City Ballet launches new season despite abuse scandal

3 hours 47 min ago
The company lost three of its top dancers after being accused of sharing sexually explicit photos of their colleagues.

Nepal gets access to China ports, analysts say it's a 'huge deal'

12 hours 15 min ago
Nepal granted access to Chinese ports in a move that will end New Delhi's monopoly over Kathmandu's trade routes.

Argentina ex-President Kirchner hit with more corruption charges

12 hours 46 min ago
Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner is accused of receiving bribes in exchange for public works contracts while president.

Is a Brexit deal possible?

13 hours 3 min ago
Analysts warn of dire economic consequences if no deal is reached with time running out on a clean EU-Britain break.

Togo announces referendum, legislative election dates

13 hours 15 min ago
Local elections and a constitutional referendum will be held on December 16 while legislative polls are four days later.

Greece to ease overcrowding in Lesbos refugee camp

13 hours 35 min ago
Rights groups have criticised abysmal conditions at the camp that is housing three times its capacity.

Amnesty: Violence in Cameroon's anglophone regions escalates

13 hours 46 min ago
Rights group says it has authenticated a video showing separatists with the decapitated head of a policeman.

Camp David created Oslo, which killed the Palestinian struggle

14 hours 10 min ago
After Camp David and Oslo, the Palestinians are left with a political elite that no longer stands for their struggle.

German spymaster ousted after far-right attacks row, but promoted

15 hours 14 min ago
Government removes domestic spy chief after comments on far-right violence, but transfers him to a more senior role.

Meet Yusaku Maezawa, first SpaceX moon tourist

15 hours 18 min ago
The first private passenger on a commercial trip around the moon will be Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa.

Ethiopia and Eritrea's second rapprochement

15 hours 33 min ago
Ethiopia and Eritrea should not repeat the mistakes of the 1990s, when a period of rapprochement ended in war.

Kavanaugh, Ford to testify at US Senate hearing on Monday

16 hours 20 min ago
Supreme Court nominee and woman accusing him of sexual assault will testify at public hearing of the Senate panel.

South Africa's top court legalises private use of cannabis

16 hours 48 min ago
The Constitutional Court has ordered the parliament to draft new laws within 24 months to reflect the order.

Amid poll restrictions, Eswatini activists hope for change

16 hours 56 min ago
Country formerly known as Swaziland set to hold elections but democracy activists question fairness of poll system.

China hits back at latest US tariffs with measures worth $60bn

17 hours 58 sec ago
Tit-for-tat measures are the latest escalation in an ongoing trade row between the world's two largest economies.

Dominic Ongwen ICC trial: Child victim or war criminal?

17 hours 17 min ago
Defence lawyers for former Ugandan warlord Dominic Ongwen, on trial for war crimes at The Hague are presenting him as a victim of the LRA's crimes, not their architect.

Israel rejects responsibility in downing of Russian aircraft

17 hours 30 min ago
Israel disputes role in deadly shoot down of Russian military plane, blames 'extensive and inaccurate' Syrian fire.