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Pakistan's PM urges governments to fight online hate and extremism after London, Ont. truck attack
Imran Khan

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan is calling on world leaders to crack down on online hate and extremism following the deadly truck attack in London, Ont. — now being investigated by authorities as a possible act of terror.


Hong Kong pro-democracy activist released from jail after more than 6 months
Hong Kong Agnes Chow

Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Agnes Chow has been released from jail after serving more than six months for taking part in unauthorized assemblies during massive 2019 anti-government protests that triggered a crackdown on dissent in the former British colony.


Darnella Frazier, teen who recorded George Floyd's arrest, murder, wins Pulitzer citation
A person in Minneapolis, Minn., reacts to verdict in Derek Chauvin's trial

The teenager who pulled out her cellphone and began recording when she saw George Floyd being pinned to the ground by a Minneapolis police officer was given a special citation by the Pulitzer Prizes on Friday for her video that helped to launch a global movement to protest racial injustice.


UN human rights chief warns of military buildup, escalating violence in Myanmar
Switzerland UN Human Rights

Michelle Bachelet said more than 108,000 people have fled their homes in eastern Kayah state in the last three weeks, and her office cited "credible reports" that security forces have shelled civilian homes and churches and blocked access for humanitarian aid.


Lobster diver survives brief entrapment inside whale's mouth
Humpback whales feed near Gloucester, Mass.

A commercial lobster diver who got caught in the mouth of a humpback whale off the coast of Cape Cod, Mass., on Friday morning said he thought he was going to die.


Some climate change fixes could drive extinctions, UN warns
Climate Species Loss

To save the planet, the world needs to tackle the crises of climate change and species loss together, taking measures that fix both and not just one, United Nations scientists said.


European soccer championships get underway a year later, a test in the pandemic era
APTOPIX Italy Turkey Euro 2020 Soccer

The signature European soccer championships event, postponed last year, kicked off Friday with the first of 51 matches played in 11 cities around the continent, the first tournament of its kind in the pandemic era.


Outgoing intelligence chief signals Israel targeted Iran's nuclear assets
Mossad chief Yossi Cohen speaking in Netanya, Israel in 2017

The outgoing chief of Israel's Mossad intelligence service has offered the closest acknowledgment yet his country was behind recent attacks targeting Iran's nuclear program and a military scientist.


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Saudi Arabia Says Hajj Will Be Limited To 60,000 People, All From Within The Kingdom
This year's pilgrimage, which begins in mid-July, will be limited to people from within the kingdom because of the pandemic. Last year about 1,000 were allowed, down from about 2 million historically.
Syria Bombs Hospitals. Now It Will Help Lead The World Health Organization
It was a decision that appalled and angered Syrian opposition groups and international medical organizations. On May 28 Syria was appointed to the World Health Organization's Executive Board.
Hate Wiped Away A Muslim-Canadian Family. Here's How Friends Want Them Remembered
As friends gather for the family's funeral, they want the Salman Afzaal's family remembered as more than just victims of a heinous hate crime.
Coming Soon To An Atlas Near You: A Fifth Ocean
National Geographic has recognized the Southern Ocean as the fifth official ocean. The cartographic update doesn't surprise researchers who study the importance of the waters surrounding Antarctica.
Behind The Violence Between Venezuelan Forces And Colombian Guerillas
In recent weeks, fighting has broken out between Venezuelan forces and guerrilla fighters from neighboring Colombia. The fighters have long used Venezuela as a base, but Venezuela is now pushing back.
What's Up For (Pointed) Discussion At Biden-Putin Summit
Cyber espionage, regional aggression, a crackdown on opposition politicians: there's a long list of provocations President Biden has to discuss when he meets Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Israel Holds Breath Ahead Of Vote
A new government and prime minister will likely take control of Israel on Sunday. Netanyahu is calling this the "greatest election fraud" in the country's history.
G-7 Summit: Leaders Discussed Building A Fairer Post-Pandemic Economy
Members of the G-7 began their first summit-level meeting in two years in Cornwall, England, on Friday. They spent the afternoon discussing how to build back a fairer post-pandemic economy.
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US-Russia relations are so poor that only a summit can sort them out, Putin's spokesman says
• Biden and Putin not expected to hold joint news conference following meeting next week
Nigeria's president vows to fight militant groups and fix economy as activists call for anti-government protests
Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari acknowledged Saturday the increased violence by armed groups in the northeast of the country and vowed to "soon bring some of these culprits to justice."
Rubio says US must fight China's 'extraterritorial reach,' citing CNN report
US Sen. Marco Rubio said Thursday that the United States needed to fight back against the "extraterritorial reach" of the Chinese government to better protect Uyghurs around the world, citing a CNN investigation into the alleged d
This $22.5M condo could be the most expensive home ever paid for in crypto
Boasting ocean views and a 5,000 sq ft interior, this $22.5M Miami penthouse could be the most expensive US real estate purchase ever made using cryptocurrency.
Here's what Bezos' trip to space will look like
Jeff Bezos has announced that he and his brother will be on board his company Blue Origin's first crewed mission to space. The capsule known as New Shepard is set to launch on July 20th.
Why electric cars are heavier than regular cars
Batteries are heavy. That's why, generally, electric cars weigh considerably more than otherwise similar gasoline-powered vehicles. Take the GMC Hummer EV, for instance. The Edition 1 version, which has lots of batteries for addit
Silicon Valley may look very different after the pandemic
After four months of working from home during the pandemic, Reeba Akram decided to change where home was.
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Johnson cautious over ending UK lockdown in June
Boris Johnson says it is vital any changes are "irreversible", amid rising Delta variant cases.
Covid: Is there a limit to how much worse variants can get?
The coronavirus has changed and changed again, getting more transmissible each time.
G7 summit: Biden wants West to form alliance against China
The US president will use the G7 summit in Britain to call on allies to combat Beijing's influence.
Humpback whale spits out lobsterman
A lobsterman in Cape Cod thought he had been attacked by a shark, but realised he was in a whale's mouth.
Russia's Putin: Biden will be less impulsive than Trump
The Russian president says he expects fewer "impulse-based movements" from his US counterpart.
Boko Haram: Nigerian president admits failure to end violence
The fight against militants in the north has unintentionally spread violence, Muhammadu Buhari says.
Teen who filmed George Floyd's murder given journalism award
Darnella Frazier received a special citation by the Pulitzer Prize board for her courage.
Seizure of Democrats' Apple data by Trump officials to be investigated
Two House members had their phone records released, reportedly at the request of Trump officials.
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Goodnight, and good luck
A valedictory note from Al Jazeera America on what we tried to bring to the online news landscape

A long road to reintegration for Rwandan ex-combatants
Despite programs aimed at helping former fighters recover and rebuild, many struggle to find their place in society

The Cabula 12: Brazils police war against the black community
Brazil's anti-police movement continues to fight for the soul of Cabula, even as death threats intensify

Nevada governor says he doesn't want Supreme Court consideration
Republican Brian Sandoval, reportedly under consideration by Obama for the nation's top court, says he's not interested

Elegy for a website where Native voices mattered
AJAM reported on tribal communities and offered coverage on Indian Country that few could match

As thousands enter Europe, EU flails in anti-smuggling efforts
Why did Frontex, the EU border agency, abruptly cancel a successful anti-smuggling pilot program in Greece?

New Orleanians see tourism bias in post-Katrina public transport
While 62 percent of transportation has been restored, locals say bus service has been left behind

The cancer cluster of Piketon, Ohio
How the legacy of the Cold War poisons people still

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Saudi Arabia Says Hajj Will Be Limited To 60,000 People, All From Within The Kingdom
This year's pilgrimage, which begins in mid-July, will be limited to people from within the kingdom because of the pandemic. Last year about 1,000 were allowed, down from about 2 million historically.
Syria Bombs Hospitals. Now It Will Help Lead The World Health Organization
It was a decision that appalled and angered Syrian opposition groups and international medical organizations. On May 28 Syria was appointed to the World Health Organization's Executive Board.
Hate Wiped Away A Muslim-Canadian Family. Here's How Friends Want Them Remembered
As friends gather for the family's funeral, they want the Salman Afzaal's family remembered as more than just victims of a heinous hate crime.
Coming Soon To An Atlas Near You: A Fifth Ocean
National Geographic has recognized the Southern Ocean as the fifth official ocean. The cartographic update doesn't surprise researchers who study the importance of the waters surrounding Antarctica.
Behind The Violence Between Venezuelan Forces And Colombian Guerillas
In recent weeks, fighting has broken out between Venezuelan forces and guerrilla fighters from neighboring Colombia. The fighters have long used Venezuela as a base, but Venezuela is now pushing back.
What's Up For (Pointed) Discussion At Biden-Putin Summit
Cyber espionage, regional aggression, a crackdown on opposition politicians: there's a long list of provocations President Biden has to discuss when he meets Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Israel Holds Breath Ahead Of Vote
A new government and prime minister will likely take control of Israel on Sunday. Netanyahu is calling this the "greatest election fraud" in the country's history.
G-7 Summit: Leaders Discussed Building A Fairer Post-Pandemic Economy
Members of the G-7 began their first summit-level meeting in two years in Cornwall, England, on Friday. They spent the afternoon discussing how to build back a fairer post-pandemic economy.
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Japan and Mexico have earthquake early-warning systems. How does California's compare?

Japan has a sophisticated system to alert its residents, and Mexico City has ubiquitous sirens. Is California's early warning system ready?


Biden presses allies at summit for bolder front against rising Chinese influence

Allies at the G-7 summit Saturday are to discuss a global infrastructure bank to counter China's Belt and Road program in developing countries.


Atty. Gen. Merrick Garland vows to fight new GOP-led state voting laws

Atty. Gen. Merrick Garland said the Justice Department would take an aggressive stance against voting restrictions passed by Republican legislatures.


G-7 summit opens with talks on pandemic, climate change

Biden and allied leaders open the three-day Group of 7 summit in England focusing on how to end the COVID-19 pandemic and tackle climate change.


Biden's first foreign trip as VP was a breeze; Harris' was into the lion's den

Contrasting inaugural vice presidential trips — Biden's to Europe in 2009 and Harris' to Latin America — show their different roles in the No. 2 job.


Ahead of G-7 and U.N. talks, political dissidents and human rights activists press the plight of victims

The Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy aims to ensure that human rights violations don't go unnoticed.


Former O.C. police chief, five others indicted on Capitol riot conspiracy charges

A former police chief and yoga instructor is indicted along with five other Southern California men for their alleged roles in the Capitol riot.


He 'won the lottery' of Israeli politics. But Naftali Bennett remains an enigma

Naftali Bennett, a right-wing Israeli politician, now stands somewhat surprisingly on the cusp of supplanting Benjamin Netanyahu as prime minister.


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PM urges G7 not to 'repeat the mistake' of 2008 financial crash during COVID recovery
Boris Johnson has urged world leaders not to "repeat the mistake" of the 2008 financial crisis as they met for talks on how to recover from the coronavirus pandemic.

What Putin says about Trump, Biden - and the state of Russia's relationship with the US
Russian President Vladimir Putin has said the relationship between his country and the US is at its "lowest point" ahead of his meeting with US President Joe Biden.

Prominent Hong Kong pro-democracy activist released from prison
Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Agnes Chow has been released from prison after serving more than six months behind bars.

Plans for film about Christchurch mosque attacks sparks anger among New Zealanders
New Zealand's prime minister has distanced herself from plans for a film that would focus on her response to the Christchurch mosque attacks.

Body found in bag on seabed off Tenerife confirmed as missing six-year-old girl
A body found inside a bag on the seabed off Tenerife has been confirmed as that of a missing six-year-old girl taken by her father weeks ago.

How bad is COVID in the cities hosting Euro 2020?
Europe is gearing up to enjoy one of its most eagerly awaited football tournaments in years, as it attempts to shrug off the impact of the pandemic on organised sports.

'If our genocide is fake, then where is my husband?' - Uighur woman breaks her silence
Australian-born Mehray Mezensof has been married to her husband, Mirzat Taher, 30, for almost five years.

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‘A Year Full of Emotions.’ What Kids Learned From the COVID-19 Pandemic
Too many young generations have been shaped by the global crises they faced—Depression-era poverty, Cold War nuclear fears. Add to them the COVID generation. The virus itself may typically go easier on kids than it does adul
In Europe, Joe Biden Tries to Reset Relationships After Trump
Former President Donald Trump often used his appearances at international summits to unload insults, badger world leaders and exert his dominance over America’s traditional allies. Now, Joe Biden is using his first major for
The Best International Movies on Netflix
From 'Pan's Labyrinth' to 'Atlantics,' 'The Handmaiden' to 'Wadjda'
‘It’s Possible to Do Things Differently.’ The Arab Kingmaker Who Joined Israel’s Far-Right to Oust Netanyahu
Mansour Abbas explains why an Islamist politician would agree to join Israel's new ruling coalition
‘I Want to Uplift My Community.’ Sad Girls Club Founder Elyse Fox on Destigmatizing Mental Health Care for Women of Color
Elyse Fox is on a mission. The founder of Sad Girls Club, a non-profit organization working to support and destigmatize mental health care for women of color, Fox is working to combat the mental health crisis plaguing Black Americ
Can We Rein in the Power of the Presidency After Trump?
There are at least 81 million or so Americans who would like to forget all about Donald Trump and his presidency. Late-night television host Stephen Colbert has stopped saying his name altogether, referring to him simply as &#8220
White Discrimination Claims Halt Loan Forgiveness Program for Farmers of Color
The program pays up to 120% of direct or guaranteed farm loan balances for Black, American Indian, Hispanic, Asian American or Pacific Islander farmers
‘Reasonable People Know the Elections Are Over.’ Secretary of State Katie Hobbs on Death Threats, Arizona’s Election ‘Audit’, and Running for Governor
Katie Hobbs spoke with TIME about her decision to run for governor, the ongoing fight over Arizona’s presidential election results, and the state’s new law restricting mail-in voting.

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