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Russia’s Ksenia Sobchak pronounces fresh celebration outdated to vote

Moscow, Russia – Ksenia Sobchak, a Russian presidential candidate, has announced the creation of a new party called the Party of Changes. The announcement was made during a pre-election rally, attended by a few thousand supporters, at the Adrenaline Stadium here in the Russian capital on Thursday evening. Sobchak is one of seven candidates running in the March 18 poll against President…

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Ukraine: A female fixer on the front traces

For fixers, news stories are often personal. They are locals, sometimes journalists themselves, who serve as guides for foreign correspondents. Equipped with intimate local knowledge, they find stories, secure interviews, and translate for correspondents who may have little experience in the country they are reporting from. Long after those correspondents have left, fixers remain in…

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Egypt’s 2018 presidential ‘election’: What you would possibly per chance well bear to understand

Experts have already dubbed Egypt’s presidential election this month as a “sham”, and predict that President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi will undoubtedly win a second presidential term after eliminating any real political opposition. Widespread condemnation over the decline of the economy and Sisi’s internal policies led many to call for a boycott of this year’s election, which is the… 0

Russian elections: Who’s running in opposition to Vladimir Putin?

On February 18, the Central Electoral Commission in Russia announced the final list of approved candidates for the March 18 presidential elections. Beside President Vladimir Putin, seven other candidates were allowed to run the race. Two of them – Vladimir Zhirinovsky and Grigory Yavlinsky – have run against Putin in the past. Opposition leader Alexei…

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MBS: Saudis will pursue nuclear weapons if Iran does

Saudi Arabia’s crown prince has announced his country’s readiness to develop nuclear weapons in the event that Iran heads in that direction. The kingdom has expressed alarm at what it views as creeping Iranian influence in the region and has stepped up its efforts to contain what it considers Iran’s expansion through proxy conflicts and direct…

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‘No Survivors’: Vietnam’s My Lai Massacre

The My Lai massacre was one of the worst atrocities of the Vietnam War. Ten years ago, Al Jazeera journalist and Faultlines host Josh Rushing, a former marine himself, visited My Lai as a US veteran returned to the site of the massacre for the first time to meet survivors and set the record straight.…


Household launch photos of tragic teen who died after weeks in coma

The family of a tragic teenager who died after weeks in a coma following a vicious beating have released harrowing pictures of her in a hospital bed. Relatives of Mariam Moustafa, 18, have accused police of failing to act in the aftermath of an attack just weeks before she was killed. The heartbreaking images, released…