Gerrit-Jan van Dorsten told children he sexually abused that ‘bad spirits’ would enter their bodies if they spoke out.
New government installed after Russian leader unveiled plans to put proposed constitutional changes to a referendum.
The dam disaster in Brazil’s Minas Gerais state killed more than 250 people almost a year ago.
Lebanon was without an effective government since Saad Hariri resigned in October.
The fate of the Affordable Care Act will remain uncertain until after the 2020 US presidential elections.
McConnell abruptly changes proposed rules, backing off condensed two-day schedule to add a third for opening arguments.
Here’s everything you need to know as the Senate trial of impeachment US President Donald Trump gets under way.
Senate trial gets under way in earnest on Tuesday as Democrats, Republicans battle over rules governing the proceedings.
Protests over the economy eventually led to the fall of Sudanâ€™s President Omar al-Bashir. But the pound continues to fall â€“ and prices continue to rise.
Lebanon’s protesters resort to public shaming, forcing current and former officials out of public spaces.
What’s the atmosphere like? Why did Democrats impeach Trump knowing the likely outcome in the Senate? Five questions answered ahead of Trump’s impeachment trial.
Democrats call the proposal a ‘national disgrace’, vow to propose votes to try to amend rules package.
Agency will meet on Wednesday to decide whether to declare outbreak ‘public health emergency of international concern’.
The move comes just days after Guatemala’s new president also signaled he’d keep country’s embassy in Jerusalem.
Migrants and asylum seekers fear crossing border in small numbers will lead to their deportations back to Honduras.
No reports of casualties in rocket attack, which comes amid rising violence in Iraq following US killing of Soleimani.
The rally, which prompted fears of violence, ended peacefully amid tight security after state of emergency was declared.
Child refugees in Greece are among those who would be affected if UK backtracks on Dubs amendment to Immigration Act.
House of Lords, where government does not have majority, votes to protect EU citizens’ rights after Brexit.
Protesters lobbed stones, firecrackers and street signs at riot police in weekend clashes that injured over 540 people.
Demonstrators in the capital and several southern cities blockade major roads as anti-government rallies intensify.
Esmail Qaani says the US killed his predecessor ‘in a cowardly way’ as he promises to hit back ‘in a manly fashion’.
Key players in Yemen war condemn Saturday’s ‘terrorist’ attack that killed over 100 soldiers and blame it on Houthis.
Pro-gun rally expected to draw dozens of militia groups, prompting experts to warn of potential violence.
Why is renegade military chief Khalifa Haftar trying to take over Tripoli? We explain the battle for Libya’s capital.
The new arrangement was reached on Saturday after crisis talks on couple’s wish to step back from official engagements.
Concerns about disinformation, particularly from mainland China, have grown since Tsai Ing-wen first took power in 2016.
First cases reported in Beijing and southern China as country prepares for annual Lunar New Year holidays.
Former economy minister Luis Arce Catacora and ex-FM David Choquehuanca will run for president and vice president.
More protests planned as demonstrators call for overhaul of political system, new prime minister and electoral laws.
Opposition parties said they would not contest 24 national assembly seats after failing to obtain election guarantees.
Push for a permanent ceasefire expected to top agenda at highly anticipated talks attended by world leaders.
Tear gas and violence in Hong Kong as thousands defy a police ban on protest marches.
Fire at a care home in the small town of Vejprty kills at least eight and wounds dozens, officials say.
Trump’s ‘monster’ deal and how Xi Jinping wasted his political capital. Plus, Russia’s pipeline to the East and South.
Starr, who led effort to unseat Bill Clinton over 20 years ago, and celebrity lawyer Dershowitz join Trump’s legal team.
Bills are piling up but Nepal’s parliament has been unable to pass them into law for three months.
Firm condemns ‘calls to blockade oil ports’ ahead of Berlin conference aimed at relaunching peace efforts.
Turkish president says the Syrian regime has not complied with deal brokered by Turkey and Russia, killing 20 people.
Number of displaced residents rises to 162,000 as experts say steady steam emission and tremors indicate rising magma.
Outrage erupts after Culture Secretary Roberto Alvim made remarks similar to Nazi propagandist Joseph Goebbels.
Officials confirm on Saturday four new cases, which a London research centre estimates has infected up to 1,723 people.
Non-commissioned officer entered the military as a man and had sex reassignment surgery while in active service.
Supreme leader delivers first Friday sermon in eight years as Tehran faces pressure at home and abroad.
Court agrees to hear two cases involving electors who decided to go against popular vote in 2016 presidential election.
Landslides and avalanches bury hundreds of homes in Himalayan region of Neelam Valley as 77 people die.
Haftar did not sign up to ceasefire deal in Moscow but agreed to comply with terms before talks in Berlin.
His appearance comes at a tumultuous moment after the accidental downing of a Ukrainian passenger jet killed 176.
Supreme leader’s appearance comes at a tumultuous time after the accidental downing of a Ukrainian passenger jet.
Shinjiro Koizumi, son of an ex-prime minister, said he hopes to open debate on issue that remains sensitive in Japan.
The US says 11 troops treated for concussion symptoms after January 8 attack, despite first saying no one was harmed.
Pakistan says social media giant has agreed to remove anti-vaccine content as it fights to eradicate polio.
‘Force 47’, thought to be 10,000-strong, seen as government’s online enforcers as new cybercrime law takes effect.
Individuals and groups come forward to arrange for food and beverages as protests enter second month.
President Giammattei issues order two days after taking office as Caracas calls his administration as a ‘bad joke’.
Authorities say a 69-year-old man in Wuhan became sick on December 31 and his condition worsened days later.
Xi expected to sign $1.3bn deal to build a port in Rakhine State on his first visit to the country as president.
101 East investigates Indian villages where it is custom for parents to sell their young daughters for sex.
More than 2,000 Honduran migrants and asylum seekers leave for US, despite expected obstacles on route and at borders.
The officials, including an ex-congresswoman and ex-mayor, lost immunity after a new administration was sworn in.
Man from Kanagawa had reportedly travelled to Wuhan and was hospitalised with a fever after returning to Japan.
Questions remain over whether Equal Rights Amendment will ever be added to the Constitution if ratified by 38 states.
A step-by-step guide to what’s next as the Senate prepares to hold Trump’s impeachment trial.
A crowd of men hit the cars transporting opposition legislators according to a video recorded by an opposition member.
After he proposed sweeping constitutional reform, analysts say Russian president is seeking to extend his hold on power.
Circus Zambia, where young people from the impoverished township of Chibolya come together to defy gravity.
Iranian president’s remarks come after UK, France and Germany challenged Tehran over breaking limits of nuclear deal.
Sudan ends mutiny by ex-security agents linked to Omar al-Bashir over demands for better compensation and severance pay.
Syria’s last rebel bastion struck days after ceasefire brokered by Russia and Turkey takes effect, activists say.
Washington and Beijing are set to sign a phase-one deal, aiming to reduce some tariffs and boost Chinese purchases of American farm, energy and manufactured goods.
Over 300 owners in shock after four lake-front apartment complexes were demolished for violating environmental rules.
Awards won by Al Jazeera’s current affairs documentary programme which focuses on stories from Asia-Pacific.
After talks, analysts say French military strategy extension will not end violence, stress political goals must be met.
The Moroccan Paralympic marathon medallist and the pioneering Jordanian designer of 3D bone implants.
American soldiers say luck and preparedness helped to avoid casualties when Iran’s IRGC launched the missiles.
Kem Sokha is accused of collaborating with the US to overthrow the gov’t in case critics say is politically motivated.
Security camera footage shows two missiles being fired 30 seconds apart causing the plane to crash killing 176 people.
Taal Volcano has cloaked tourist-dependent communities in ash and residents fear they have nothing to return to.
The pool of candidates vying for their party’s nomination in 2020 shrinks as the race heats up.
The US president asked NATO to become ‘much more involved in the Middle East’. So what’s next for the military alliance?
Stand-off instigated by Sudan’s disbandment of security agency unit as members ordered to retire or join another force.
There are no true checks and balances within the Islamic Republic.
Turkish president says his country has ‘duty to protect our kin in Libya’ as he accuses Haftar of rejecting truce.
E3 bloc says Iran failing to respect its side of nuclear pact but adds it is not joining US ‘maximum pressure’ campaign.
President Zelenskyy’s reaction to the tragedy wins both praise and criticism as he navigates several political crises.
Officials say Iran has indicated Canadian investigators will be more involved than required by int’l law.
US says 21 didn’t have prior knowledge of shooting, but did have contact with child pornography or anti-American content
France hosts summit of Sahel’s regional leaders following ‘unprecedented’ attacks that killed more than 4,000 people.
Declassified documents illustrate gov’t involvement, which outlet says it would not allow today according to principles.
Journalists touring the Ain al-Asad base saw large craters on the ground but sources say US forces knew what was coming.
Local circumstances limit the extent to which Iran and its proxies can retaliate against the US in Lebanon and Syria.
Musharraf was sentenced to death in absentia by a special court in December last year on treason charges.
Guinea has been hit by mass demonstrations over constitutional reform since mid-October.
Spokesman insists government did not lie about plane shootdown, dismisses Trump’s messages of support for protesters.
Sudan’s journalists sound the alarm as the government shuts down several media outlets.
Second day of protests after authorities admit the military accidentally downed Kiev-bound plane, killing 176 people.
French role, security set to dominate Macron’s talks with leaders from Mauritania, Mali, Burkina Faso, Niger and Chad.
Asian nations likely to be affected differently, with economic risks for China and Pyongyang eyeing strategic gains.
Republicans and Democrats voice doubt over Trump statement that Iran attack on US embassies imminent.
Unclear if GNA head al-Sarraj and rival Haftar will meet but Moscow visit could pave way for political process revival.