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Netflix, Peloton shares erase pandemic-era gains

Fri, 21 Jan 2022 19:45:29 +0000

The companies are the latest darlings of 2020 to sink to levels not seen since the early days of the COVID-19 outbreak.

Ireland to drop almost all COVID restrictions

Fri, 21 Jan 2022 19:31:17 +0000

Majority of measures that have been in place for almost two years will be lifted on Saturday, prime minister says.

Will oil reach $100 a barrel? And how will it affect you?

Fri, 21 Jan 2022 19:25:34 +0000

Oil is a red-hot commodity right now and a slew of factors are converging that could send prices even higher.

Can we live with COVID?

Fri, 21 Jan 2022 19:22:29 +0000

Some European countries are calling for a new approach towards COVID-19.

Taliban delegation to hold humanitarian talks in Norway

Fri, 21 Jan 2022 18:29:07 +0000

Norway's foreign minister stresses that the planned visit is not a 'legitimisation or recognition of the Taliban'.

Mother sues Meta and Snap over tween daughter’s suicide

Fri, 21 Jan 2022 18:11:11 +0000

US mother said her 11-year-old daughter had an 'extreme addiction' to Instagram and Snapchat.

‘Immediate action’ needed on security in Haiti: Canada’s Trudeau

Fri, 21 Jan 2022 18:08:17 +0000

Canada hosts a virtual meeting on Haiti amid the country's political, economic and humanitarian crises.

What to make of the excommunication of Prince Andrew?

Fri, 21 Jan 2022 17:15:56 +0000

The queen, who spent a life time hiding away her family's violent legacy, is now trying to hide away her disgraced son.

Lebanon’s draft budget heaps even more pain on the poor

Fri, 21 Jan 2022 17:05:13 +0000

Bulk of state funding will come from regressive policies, according to a 2022 draft budget shared with Al Jazeera.

US and Russia try to lower temperature as Ukraine tensions simmer

Fri, 21 Jan 2022 16:47:03 +0000

Top diplomats say they are open to further dialogue after talks yield no sign of breakthroughs.

Mali holds state ceremony for ex-President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita

Fri, 21 Jan 2022 16:35:52 +0000

Keita died aged 76 and was due to be buried at his residence in the capital, Bamako.

Bitcoin falls below $38,000 for the first time in six months

Fri, 21 Jan 2022 16:11:56 +0000

The extended selloff for cryptocurrencies comes as investors offload risky bets in a volatile week for global markets.

Dozens killed in Saudi-led coalition air raid on Yemen prison

Fri, 21 Jan 2022 15:41:39 +0000

At least 70 people killed in air raid on prison in northern city of Saada, and dozens of others wounded.

Oil giants Total, Chevron exit Myanmar due to human rights abuses

Fri, 21 Jan 2022 14:11:57 +0000

Total cited 'worsening' human rights situation after the country's military seized power in a coup last year.

Lessons from a failed ‘Palestinian’ film

Fri, 21 Jan 2022 13:59:02 +0000

What went wrong with Mohamed Diab's 'Amira'?

Ukraine says Russia recruiting mercenaries, sending arms to east

Fri, 21 Jan 2022 13:35:10 +0000

Kyiv says Russia is surging support to pro-Moscow groups in separatist regions as top US, Russian diplomats meet.

AFCON: Low turnout, high interest and COVID checks

Fri, 21 Jan 2022 13:00:17 +0000

Al Jazeera looks at the interest levels in Cameroon which is hosting football's Africa Cup of Nations.

Oil industry board members summoned over climate ‘disinformation’

Fri, 21 Jan 2022 12:40:48 +0000

US congressional committee has issued subpoenas for documents on what oil company scientists said about global warming.

What next for Iran and Russia ties after Raisi-Putin meeting?

Fri, 21 Jan 2022 12:27:33 +0000

Tehran's relations with Moscow to be bolstered, regardless of the fate of the nuclear deal, analysts say.

Down with McConnell and Manchin, America’s kings of obstruction

Fri, 21 Jan 2022 12:23:30 +0000

McConnell and Manchin's politics of obstruction will continue to harm the US long after their political demise.

Life, and death, in Guantanamo

Fri, 21 Jan 2022 11:41:28 +0000

Ahmed Rabbani has been cleared to leave the infamous facility in Cuba months ago - but he is still stuck there.

India: Man jailed in first conviction over 2020 New Delhi riots

Fri, 21 Jan 2022 11:03:41 +0000

The worst religious violence in capital in decades followed months of protests against 'anti-Muslim' citizenship law.

US singer Meat Loaf, famous for Bat Out of Hell hit, dead at 74

Fri, 21 Jan 2022 10:25:12 +0000

Meat Loaf, known for his theatrical, moody hits and manic live shows, shot to international fame in the 1970s.

Pakistan sees highest daily COVID cases since pandemic began

Fri, 21 Jan 2022 10:25:04 +0000

Over 7,000 cases reported in a single day as the nation imposes new restrictions to curb fast-spreading Omicron variant.

Tongan Olympic flagbearer finds out father unharmed after tsunami

Fri, 21 Jan 2022 10:16:47 +0000

Pita Taufatofua is raising funds for island nation hit by devastating underwater volcanic eruption and tsunami.