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Amid A Violent Religious Rift, Pope Preaches Harmony In CAR
Pope Francis is calling for communal and religious harmony during a visit to the Central African Republic, the final stop of his first African tour. The country has been racked by a deadly conflict driven by Christian and Muslim militias.
2 Degrees In Paris: The Global Warming Set To Dominate Climate Conversation
As world leaders gather in Paris to talk about climate change, one phrase that will dominate conversations is "two degrees." Global leaders will discuss how to prevent global temperatures from warming by more than two degrees since the industrial revolution.
Syrian War Unsettles Fault Line Between Russia And Turkey
Al Jazeera Arabic's Washington Bureau Chief Abderrahim Foukara breaks down the latest news in rising tensions between Turkey and Russia and what it means for the ongoing crisis in Syria.
Pope Makes Final Stop On Africa Trip, In Central African Republic
The Pope preached reconciliation Sunday in Central African Republic, a country that has seen clashes between Christian and Muslim militias.
Young American Muslims Face Pressure, Are Optimistic Of Increasing Tolerance
Many Muslims feel pressure ? sometimes a responsibility ? to defend their faith when there's an attack carried out in the name of Islam. Young American Muslims share how they handle the scrutiny.
Proposed Climate Change Rules At Odds With U.S. Opponents
President Obama says the U.S. must lead the charge to reduce burning of fossil fuels. But American lawmakers are divided on limiting carbon emissions and opponents say they'll challenge any new rules.
Cultural Exploration Via Cruise Ships Starts On Board
Cruise liners aren't just about buffets and nightclub acts. There is a growing number of passengers who want to explore the local cultures, especially the music.
Positive Bumper Stickers Light Up Worst Traffic City
Stuck in traffic? In Kabul? Afghanistan's capital has some of the worst traffic jams in the world. But humorous bumper stickers, plastered all over cars, makes driving a little more bearable.
Treating The Poor In India Made Him A Better Cancer Doc In The U.S.
Journalist Ankita Rao asked her father, a doctor, to spend time with her in India, volunteering at a medical clinic. Then she interviewed him about the experience.
'Purple Rain' ? As Retold In A Language Without A Word For Purple
Prince's '80s-era classic has gotten a modern update ? in Niger. Directed by Christopher Kirkley, starring the nomadic Tuareg people, this Purple Rain remake drops the kissing but keeps the attitude.
Relatives Of Drowned Syrian Boy Will Move To Canada
After immigration officials reverse their decision, five cousins of Alan Kurdi and their parents are planning to move to be with their aunt near Vancouver.
Doping Scandal Jeopardizes Olympic Dreams Of Russian Athletes
Russia is the world's leader in doping violations, but the country's sports minister says it shouldn't be singled out for "an evil that all countries are struggling with."
High Chance That 2 Rooms Are Hidden Behind King Tut's Tomb, Egypt Says
One of the hidden chambers found in a new scanning project may be the tomb of Queen Nefertiti, who died in the 14th century B.C.
Britain's Biggest Heist Case Is On Trial
Four of the eight alleged masterminds are on trial for the theft of almost $21 million worth of gems and other valuables. A reporter covering the case details the story's peculiar developments.
Number Of Beer Barrel Builders In England Are Declining
Cooperage is one of the oldest trades in Britain. The skills needed to make wooden beer barrels were introduced by the Romans. Now there's only one "Master Cooper" left in England.
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World leaders gather in Paris for major climate conference
World leaders arrived in Paris on Sunday for potentially historic climate talks that will play out amid security concerns driven by the November 13 terror attacks in France.
Opinion: Russian pilot deserves honor
Friend: Paris attack suspect stopped at cafe
A suspect in the November 13 terrorist attacks in Paris, the most-wanted man in Europe, is said to have stopped off in a cafe in Brussels the day after the killings.
11 killed in two Boko Haram attacks in Cameroon
Ten civilians and a soldier were killed in separate attacks by the Nigeria-based Islamist group Boko Haram in Cameroon's north, Cameroonian military officials say.
Pope Francis visits war zone
Pope Francis has arrived in the conflict-stricken Central African Republic for the last leg of his African tour -- and his first visit to an active war zone.
Opinion: Can we avoid climate apocalypse?
It's probably the most important number you've never heard of: 2 degrees Celsius.
Opinion: The climate deal is everyone's business
As governments from more than 190 countries descend on Paris next week to negotiate a new climate change agreement, they will have to consider both scientific and political realities. But to come up with a plan that works, they will need to fully grasp how climate change is already affecting the lives of people like Mathilda, a schoolgirl growing up in one of the poorest regions of Kenya.
Obama seeks to seal climate legacy in terror-addled Paris
With a major piece of his White House legacy at stake, President Barack Obama flies to Paris Sunday hoping to seal an historic climate accord in a city still rattled by terror attacks two weeks ago.
Climate change is a form of terror
Four months and 1,300 miles ago, Erlend Moster Knudsen started running. Starting line: Arctic Norway. Destination: a U.N. climate change summit in Paris.
Turkish President sad but not sorry about plane downing
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Saturday that his government is "really saddened" about its shooting down of a Russian warplane.
Prominent pro-Kurdish lawyer killed in Turkey
Pro-Kurdish lawyer Tahir Elci, president of the Diyarbakir Bar Association in southeastern Turkey and a leading human rights defender, was killed while making a press statement Saturday.
Malaysia's greatest theme parks
Malaysia is fast becoming the theme park capital of Southeast Asia, with 16 theme parks and water parks spread around the country, and 10 more reported to be opening in the next few years.
New front line against ISIS: the classroom
An 11-year-old at the back of the class raises his hand and proudly delivers an answer to the teacher's question: "If you murder one person, it's as if you killed all humanity."
Mortar attack on U.N. mission in Mali kills 3
A mortar attack on a U.N. base in northern Mali early Saturday killed two peacekeepers and a contractor and injured 20 others, a spokesman for the nation's U.N. mission said.
New clues in hunt for Nefertiti's tomb
Egyptologists are optimistic that a second chamber may soon be found behind King Tutankhamun's tomb, based on the recently revealed results of scans from the Valley of the Kings. They speculate that the results will lead them even closer to finding Queen Nefertiti's long-lost burial place.
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