Thursday, September 19, 2019

Taliban elects new leader after Mullah Omar’s death

The Taliban has elected Mullah Akhtar Mansoor as its new leader, Taliban sources have told Al Jazeera, as the group confirmed the death of...

Facebook profit falls 9 percent as costs soar

Facebook Inc reported quarterly revenue that beat forecasts but its profit fell 9 percent as the social media company sharply increased spending to boost...

Flight MH370: Malaysia urges caution on Reunion debris find

Malaysia has said that it would be "premature" to speculate on whether debris washed up on the Indian Ocean island of Reunion comes from...

Calais migrant crisis: Cameron warns Britain is ‘no safe haven’

Britain will not become a "safe haven" for migrants in Calais, David Cameron has warned, after hundreds continued their attempts to reach the UK. The...

India executes Mumbai bomb plotter Yakub Memon

India has carried out the execution of Yakub Memon, the man convicted of financing the deadly 1993 Mumbai bombings. Memon was hanged at a prison...

Archbishop Tutu back in South Africa hospital

South Africa's Archbishop Desmond Tutu has returned to hospital just a week after being discharged. He has what has only been described as a "persistent...

Twitter shares fall as growth of monthly users slows

Twitter Inc's shares fell more than 11 percent in extended trade on Tuesday after the microblogging company said its number of monthly average users...

Pakistan police kill leader of Lashkar-e-Jhangvi group

Pakistani police have killed the head of the banned group Lashkar-e-Jhangvi as he attempted to escape custody in Punjab province, officers have said. Malik Ishaq,...

Tunisia’s tourism struggling one month after massacre

Nejeh Amara, 45, stares into the distance from his white plastic chair in the shade of a palm tree. He sells ceramics and other...

9 people killed, several missing after building collapse in India

Nine people were killed when a residential building collapsed in India, authorities said. The three-story building in the Thane district of Maharashtra state collapsed Tuesday...