Turkey detains more than 1,000 for 'links to Gulen'

Turkish authorities have detained more than a thousand people suspected of having links to US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen. The overnight crackdown was one of the largest operations in months against the network, which...

Buhari misses cabinet meeting amid health fears

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari failed to arrive for a weekly cabinet meeting on Wednesday, his third consecutive absence, amid concerns his health may be worse than officials are publicly saying. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo...

Taliban fighters attack Afghan army base, 'killing 140'

Afghan government officials say the death toll has jumped to 140 following Friday's assault on an army base in the northern Balkh province. Another 160 people were wounded in the attack, Mohammad Ibrahim Khair...

HRW: US detention hazardous to immigrants' health

New evidence has emerged of dangerously subpar medical care in US immigration detention centres that has caused preventable deaths, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said in a report published on Monday. The New York-based...

Anti-Maduro protesters block roads, stage sit-ins

At least one person has died in renewed violence in Venezuela, as thousands of opponents of President Nicolas Maduro staged sit-ins and roadblocks across the country in a seventh week of anti-government rallies. ...

Anti-immigration AfD heads for showdown in Cologne

More than 50,000 demonstrators are expected to descend on Cologne to protest against the politics of the Alternative for Germany (AfD) as the party holds one of the most important conferences in its four-year...

Nigeria: 82 abducted Chibok girls freed by Boko Haram

At least 82 of the nearly 200 schoolgirls who were still missing after a mass Boko Haram abduction in northeast Nigeria in 2014 have been freed, a government official has told Al Jazeera. ...

Massachusetts: 21,000 drug cases could be dismissed | USA News

FORENSIC COURTROOM SCIENCE IN FOCUSFormer police chemist Annie Dookhan caught tampering evidence, falsifying tests Rights group says 21,587...

Earthquake strikes off coast of Valparaiso

A major earthquake of magnitude 7.1 has struck off the west coast of Chile, rocking the capital Santiago and briefly causing alarm along the Pacific Coast but not producing any serious damage. The...

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