US carries out raids in Syria on Iran-linked groups
US carries out raids in Syria on Iran-linked groups

Central Command says the raids on Deir Az Zor were aimed at protecting US forces from attack by Iran-linked groups.

Japan’s Kishida to announce easing of pandemic border controls
Japan’s Kishida to announce easing of pandemic border controls

Japanese leader expected to scrap coronavirus tests for vaccinated travellers and raise cap on daily arrivals.

Lachlan Murdoch sues Australia’s Crikey for defamation
Lachlan Murdoch sues Australia’s Crikey for defamation

Fox News boss sues Crikey over article linking the Murdoch family to the January 6 Capitol riots in the US.

Kia, Hyundai SUVs should park outdoors over fire risk: watchdog
Kia, Hyundai SUVs should park outdoors over fire risk: watchdog

South Korean carmakers have recalled thousands of Hyundai Palisade and Kia Telluride vehicles over trailer hitch issue.

UN says preparations underway for IAEA visit to Ukraine's Zaporizhzhya nuclear plant
UN says preparations underway for IAEA visit to Ukraine's Zaporizhzhya nuclear plant

The United Nations said Tuesday that preparations are underway to send a team from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to Ukraine's shelled Zaporizhzhya nuclear power plant for inspection.Europe's

US to send $3 billion in aid to Ukraine as war hits 6 months
US to send $3 billion in aid to Ukraine as war hits 6 months

U.S. officials told The Associated Press that the package is expected to be announced Wednesday, the day the war hits the six-month mark and Ukraine celebrates its independence day. The money will fund

Russia ammunition stored near border catches fire 'due to heat', residents evacuated
Russia ammunition stored near border catches fire 'due to heat', residents evacuated

Vyacheslav Gladkov, the governor of Belgorod region, said people near the village of Timonovo were evacuated after the ammunition started to spontaneously combust. No one was injured, he said in a statement

Is a return to the Iran nuclear deal imminent?
Is a return to the Iran nuclear deal imminent?

Diplomats say they believe they're close to restoring the Iran nuclear deal.

‘Died for Russia’: Daughter of Putin ally hailed as ‘martyr’
‘Died for Russia’: Daughter of Putin ally hailed as ‘martyr’

Ultranationalist philosopher Alexander Dugin calls for victory in Ukraine after his daughter was killed in car bombing.

Kyiv accuses Moscow of illegal adoptions of Ukrainian children
Kyiv accuses Moscow of illegal adoptions of Ukrainian children

Moscow transfers children from Ukrainian occupied territories to Russia for adoption, Ukraine foreign ministry says.

Classified records: 700 pages retrieved at Trump home in January
Classified records: 700 pages retrieved at Trump home in January

The US National Archives collected over 700 pages of classified material at Mar-a-Lago before the FBI raid in August.

Former US police officer pleads guilty to Breonna Taylor cover-up
Former US police officer pleads guilty to Breonna Taylor cover-up

Kelly Goodlett becomes first officer held criminally responsible for 2020 Louisville police raid that killed Taylor.

Erdogan says warming Israel ties won’t weaken Palestine support
Erdogan says warming Israel ties won’t weaken Palestine support

Erdogan’s remarks come a week after Turkey and Israel announced a joint decision to establish diplomatic ties.

Turkish, US defense chiefs discuss bilateral ties over phone
Turkish, US defense chiefs discuss bilateral ties over phone

Akar and Austin exchanged views on defense and security issues, especially developments in Ukraine, the fight against terrorism, and talks on the US selling Türkiye F-16 fighter jets and upgrade kits,

Who is Russian ultranationalist Alexander Dugin?
Who is Russian ultranationalist Alexander Dugin?

Political philosopher dubbed Putin's 'brain' by some observers has long called for Russia to annex Ukraine.

Latvia begins dismantling Soviet victory monument
Latvia begins dismantling Soviet victory monument

Construction workers removed several giant bronze statues from the monument on Tuesday, which was surrounded by a protective screen and blocked off by police.

Former Twitter security chief blows whistle on lax practices
Former Twitter security chief blows whistle on lax practices

Peiter Zatko has accused the company of 'deliberate ignorance' regarding the site's spam accounts.

Ukraine war has ‘ripple effects’ on other conflicts: Red Cross
Ukraine war has ‘ripple effects’ on other conflicts: Red Cross

War could have a lasting impact on ability of organisations to respond to emergencies worldwide, Red Cross warns.

US jury convicts two of conspiring to kidnap Michigan governor
US jury convicts two of conspiring to kidnap Michigan governor

In second trial, defence argued unsuccessfully that the two men were entrapped by the FBI in Whitmer kidnapping plot.

Spain’s defense minister warns that Russia could again attack Kyiv
Spain’s defense minister warns that Russia could again attack Kyiv

"The theater of the war has changed," Spanish Defense Minister Margarita Robles said at a news conference, referring to the current concentration of fighting in eastern Ukraine. "But intelligence services

Ukraine to receive more than €500 million in new weapons from Germany
Ukraine to receive more than €500 million in new weapons from Germany

Kyiv is to receive three more IRIS-T air defence systems and a dozen Bergpanzer armoured vehicles, among other items, the spokesperson said as the chancellor visits Canada.

Greece harasses Turkish F-16 jets over Eastern Mediterranean
Greece harasses Turkish F-16 jets over Eastern Mediterranean

The harassment by Greece is an attempt to target NATO activities, said the sources, requesting anonymity due to restrictions on speaking to the media, adding that Greece does not hesitate to risk even

Three US states hold primaries ahead of crucial November midterms
Three US states hold primaries ahead of crucial November midterms

Contests in New York, Florida and Oklahoma feature ideological showdowns and early previews of general elections.

Russia says its bombers patrolled over Sea of Japan: Reports
Russia says its bombers patrolled over Sea of Japan: Reports

Russian media reports come as South Korea says aircraft entered its air defence identification zone.

Türkiye's steps with Israel won't diminish Palestine support: Erdoğan
Türkiye's steps with Israel won't diminish Palestine support: Erdoğan

"The steps taken in our relations with Israel will in no way diminish our support for the Palestinian cause," Erdoğan told a joint news conference in the capital Ankara with his Palestinian counterpart

Abortion ‘desert’ in US south is hurting Black women the most
Abortion ‘desert’ in US south is hurting Black women the most

Ten million Black women in the US face high barriers to abortion access, that will be difficult to overcome for many.

India fires officers for accidental missile launch into Pakistan
India fires officers for accidental missile launch into Pakistan

The incident in March led to questions over safety mechanisms to prevent accidental launches or miscalculations.

Six months of Russia’s war in Ukraine, explained in maps
Six months of Russia’s war in Ukraine, explained in maps

Using maps and satellite imagery, Al Jazeera breaks down some of the key events of the Russia-Ukraine war.

Mariupol remembered: A bright future reduced to rubble
Mariupol remembered: A bright future reduced to rubble

The story of the city, before and after Russian occupation, as told by residents.

Jury finds two men guilty of plotting 'second American revolution' by kidnapping Michigan governor
Jury finds two men guilty of plotting 'second American revolution' by kidnapping Michigan governor

The verdict against Adam Fox, 39, and Barry Croft Jr., 46, comes about four months after a federal judge in Grand Rapids, Michigan, declared a mistrial in the same case. Two other defendants were found

5 years on, UN refugee agency urges revamped support for Rohingya refugees
5 years on, UN refugee agency urges revamped support for Rohingya refugees

The latest exodus from Myanmar is now officially defined as a protracted situation, UN refugee agency (UNHCR) spokesperson Shabia Mantoo told a press conference on Tuesday about the refugees."The UNHCR

Europe facing its worst drought for 500 years: Study
Europe facing its worst drought for 500 years: Study

47 percent of Europe is under warning conditions with clear deficit of soil moisture, European Drought Observatory says.

Ukraine gives name of two countries not supplying Ukraine weapons
Ukraine gives name of two countries not supplying Ukraine weapons

“With the exception of Hungary and Austria, the supply of weapons to Ukraine is not a taboo for any other European country, although it was (before),” Dmytro Kuleba said in an interview.

Earthquake of magnitude 6.4 strikes Southern Sumatra, Indonesia - GFZ
Earthquake of magnitude 6.4 strikes Southern Sumatra, Indonesia - GFZ

An earthquake of magnitude 6.4 struck off the coast at southern Sumatra in Indonesia late on Tuesday, the GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences said.The quake was at a depth of 10 kilometres (6.2

Zelensky reaffirms Ukraine's claim to Crimean Peninsula
Zelensky reaffirms Ukraine's claim to Crimean Peninsula

"I would like you all to know that we will return in any event," Zelensky said. He accused parts of the international community of blotting out the 2014 Russian annexation. To Ukrainians, Crimea was not

Who was Anna Mani, and why does Google honour her today?
Who was Anna Mani, and why does Google honour her today?

Mani was recognised for her contributions to India's weather forecasts and her research on renewable energy.

In Angola, the youth look to Wednesday’s elections for change
In Angola, the youth look to Wednesday’s elections for change

Millions of Angolan youth are voting for the first time on Wednesday in the country's 5th election since independence.

Yemeni president orders separatists to stop military operations
Yemeni president orders separatists to stop military operations

Pro-UAE forces have recently taken control of Shabwa governorate, bringing them into conflict with pro-govt groups.

Eurozone economy index drops to its lowest level in 18 months
Eurozone economy index drops to its lowest level in 18 months

The S&P Global Flash Eurozone PMI index falls to 49.2 as high inflation fuelled by the Ukraine war darkens the outlook.

Polish authority: Over 280 illegal discharges into the Oder River
Polish authority: Over 280 illegal discharges into the Oder River

The Polish water authority has discovered 282 unlawful wastewater discharge points in connection with the fish die-off in the Oder River, the stream separating much of Germany and Poland.Investigators

Return of Crimea to Ukraine a requirement of international law: Erdoğan
Return of Crimea to Ukraine a requirement of international law: Erdoğan

"The return of Crimea to Ukraine, of which it is an inseparable part, is essentially a requirement of international law."

Turkish, Azerbaijani foreign ministers discuss bilateral ties
Turkish, Azerbaijani foreign ministers discuss bilateral ties

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu spoke to his Azerbaijani counterpart Jeyhun Bayramov over the phone on Tuesday.Discussions between the two focused on bilateral relations, the Turkish Foreign

Netherlands pledges additional $80M support to Ukraine
Netherlands pledges additional $80M support to Ukraine

The Netherlands pledged an additional amp;euro;80 million ($80 million) support to Ukraine, the Dutch Defense Ministry announced on Monday evening.The pledge was made by Defense Minister Kajsa Ollongren

NATO stands by Ukraine ‘as long as it takes,’ says alliance chief
NATO stands by Ukraine ‘as long as it takes,’ says alliance chief

"This is a battle of wills and a battle of logistics," he asserted, reassuring Ukraine that "NATO will stand with Ukraine for as long as it takes. Astrong, stable and independent Ukraine is essential to

Support for Ukraine must continue until Putin withdraws: Johnson
Support for Ukraine must continue until Putin withdraws: Johnson

Russian President Vladimir Putin must not be allowed to repeat the annexation of Crimea in other parts of Ukraine, British outgoing Prime Minister Boris Johnson has told world leaders.The prime minister

Germany accuses Russia of waging 'imperialist' war on Ukraine
Germany accuses Russia of waging 'imperialist' war on Ukraine

Germany on Tuesday accused Russia of waging an "imperialist" war on Ukraine and pledged stronger support for Kyiv.In a speech at the second Crimea Platform summit, Chancellor Olaf Scholz hailed Ukrainian

Canada sanctions Russian officials, defense entity over Ukraine invasion
Canada sanctions Russian officials, defense entity over Ukraine invasion

Canada has sanctioned 62 individuals and one defense sector entity over Russia's invasion of Ukraine, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said in a statement on Tuesday.The sanctioned individuals include

India fires three officers for accidentally firing missile into Pakistan in March
India fires three officers for accidentally firing missile into Pakistan in March

The Indian Air Force said on Tuesday it had fired three officers for accidentally firing a missile into Pakistan in March."A Court of Inquiry, set up to establish the facts of the case, including fixing

UK to 'never recognize' Russia's illegal annexation of Crimea: Johnson
UK to 'never recognize' Russia's illegal annexation of Crimea: Johnson

Russian President Vladimir Putin must not be allowed to repeat the annexation of Crimea in other parts of Ukraine, British outgoing Prime Minister Boris Johnson has told world leaders.

Ukraine bans Independence Day celebrations fearing Russian attacks
Ukraine bans Independence Day celebrations fearing Russian attacks

Ukraine on Tuesday banned public events celebrating the country's 31st Independence Day fearing renewed Russian attacks.Large gatherings are prohibited in Kyiv from Aug. 22-25, the city administration