Obama: "US numb to mass shootings"
09:48 (GMT+2), Sat, 03 October 2015
Washington - US President Barack Obama says the US has "become numb" to mass shootings like the latest incident in the state of Oregon, where a gunman killed at least...
Obama: US gun laws responsible for mass shootings
07:11 (GMT+2), Fri, 02 October 2015
Los Angeles - US President Barack Obama blamed pro-gun lobbies and their supporters Thursday for the United States’ latest gun massacre, in which 10 people were slain at...
Deaths reported in shooting at US college
05:17 (GMT+2), Fri, 02 October 2015
Roseburg - A shooting at a community college in Oregon has left at least 15 people dead and more than 20 wounded, according to local news reports.
NASA: Water found on Mars
18:14 (GMT+2), Mon, 28 September 2015
Arizona - NASA will announce on Monday that liquid saltwater exists on the surface of Mars - a discovery that scientists say indicates the "potential" for life on the...
SA man tells of trauma in Hajj stampede
05:12 (GMT+2), Fri, 25 September 2015
Cape Town - A South African has told of how for every Hajj pilgrim he tried to help in Thursday’s stampede at Mina, a dozen others collapsed and perished in front him.
More than 700 die in Mecca stampede
04:49 (GMT+2), Fri, 25 September 2015
Mecca - Saudi Arabia's King Salman has ordered a safety review for the Hajj pilgrimage after at least 717 people died in a stampede near the holy city of Mecca.
Mecca stampede: 220 dead, at least 400 injured
11:46 (GMT+2), Thu, 24 September 2015
Mina - At least 220 pilgrims have been killed in a crush at Mina and some 400 others injured, outside the Muslim holy city of Mecca, where some two million people are...
Release of Al Jazeera staff welcomed internationally
06:12 (GMT+2), Thu, 24 September 2015
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi's decision to pardon two imprisoned Al Jazeera journalists has been welcomed by rights groups, diplomats, and the network itself.
VW CEO resigns over emissions tests
17:39 (GMT+2), Wed, 23 September 2015
Volkswagen chief executive Martin Winterkorn has resigned over the manipulation of US diesel car emissions tests. In a statement he said he was "shocked by the events of...
Voting underway in Greece
11:33 (GMT+2), Sun, 20 September 2015
Polling is underway in the Greek election, with Alexis Tsipras, former prime minister, hoping that voters will give him a second chance to lead the country.
Novelist Jackie Collins dies at 77
07:27 (GMT+2), Sun, 20 September 2015
Los Angeles - Jackie Collins, the best-selling British-born author known for her vibrant novels about the extravagance and glamour of life in Hollywood, has died in Los...
FIFA secretary general Valcke suspended
09:54 (GMT+2), Fri, 18 September 2015
Zurich - FIFA is reeling from a fresh scandal as Secretary General Jerome Valcke was dramatically suspended over allegations of involvement in a ticketing scam and placed...
Australia to get new PM after Abbott loses challenge
17:49 (GMT+2), Mon, 14 September 2015
Brisbane - Australia is to get a new Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull, after embattled leader Tony Abbott lost a challenge for the leadership of the Liberal Party, the...