The UN Human Rights Committee calls on France to review its 2010 law banning women from covering faces in public.
The trading ship, previously only seen in an intact state on the side of ancient Greek pottery, was dated back to 400BC.
US security adviser's meeting with Russia's leader comes days after Trump voiced plan to end major arms control treaty.
Citing Qatari officials, Japan says a man believed to be Jumpei Yasuda has been freed after three years of captivity.
Package with what seemed to be an explosive was found in a mail box outside the billionaire financier's house.
Turkish president said Khashoggi was killed in a planned operation, contradicting official Saudi account.
Multi-million dollar project is set to span territory home to 424 native communities belonging to 14 native groups.
China appears to be operating with the mistaken assumption that it can be pro-Palestine and pro-Israel at once.
Eritrean and Ethiopian traders hope to profit from peace but thousands of Eritreans flee seeking safety and stability.
Hurricane Willa and tropical storm Vicente approaching western Mexican coast, with landfalls just hours apart.
At least four killed in the blast that targeted a crowded market area in the northern Iraqi town of Qayyara.
Dubbed 'Davos in the Desert', the event has been overshadowed by Riyadh's admission to dissident journalist's killing.
Ordinary Mexicans have come out to offer what support they can to the caravan of an estimated 7,000 migrants and refugees travelling north towards the United States.
Amnesty says 52 people died in 2017 in pre-trial custody as thousands of others faced appalling conditions.
Palestinian governments, accused of systematic human rights violations, reject HRW report as 'biased' and 'inaccurate'.
Trump sparks global concern saying he plans to jettison the 30-year old INF treaty signed by Reagan and Gorbachev.
Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge seen as crucial for China's 'Silicon Valley', but some worry about its political impact.
Study on oxygen content in salty water 'revolutionises' understanding of potential for life on Mars, says scientists.
Muslim Advocates found 80 instances of 'clear anti-Muslim rhetoric' employed by political candidates in 2017 and 2018.
Authorities impose curfew, deploy troops as deadly clashes between Muslims and Christians spread to Kaduna city.
Relations between Rome and Paris hit new low as rights groups accuse France of mistreating migrants at Italian borders.
Kremlin bids to save landmark arms-control deal as US National Security Adviser John Bolton reaches Moscow for talks.
King Abdullah II says Amman will terminate parts of peace treaty which allowed Israeli farmers to use Jordanian land.
Author's wife says policemen who arrived at their home said arrest was in connection with book seized by authorities.
Parliamentary polls, the third since the Taliban's fall in 2001, saw large numbers of voters to cast their ballots.
Supreme Court dismisses fraud claims and upholds results of presidential election in a severe blow to outgoing leader.
England, Australia and Pakistan cricketers involved in widespread spot-fixing, Al Jazeera investigation reveals.
Six children and a woman among victims of explosion in Achin district of Nangarhar, as Afghans vote for a second day.
At least 10 civilians and five police officers killed in the latest attack to have targeted parliamentary elections.
Afghans given more time because process was slowed by lack of voting materials as staff struggled with biometric system.
In his last interview with Al Jazeera UpFront, the late Saudi journalist spoke on the need for debate in Saudi Arabia.
Close to nine million Afghans have registered to take part in the vote, but concerns abound over the threat of attacks.
Hundreds of people gathered near a railway on the edge of Amritsar to watch fireworks when a train ran into the crowd.
Parliamentary polls, the third since the Taliban's fall in 2001, seen as test-run ahead of presidential vote next year.
The delay was caused by the assassination of General Abdul Raziq and intelligence chief of the province.
Kandahar police chief known for being a powerful commander and feared enemy of the Taliban was killed on Thursday.
Lara Alqasem, who was barred from studying in Israel, wins Supreme Court appeal over her alleged support for BDS.
Powerful Kandahar police general killed, along with intelligence chief, in shooting claimed by Taliban.
After years of denial, top spinner Danish Kaneria confesses involvement in 2009 spot-fixing scandal to Al Jazeera.
Lawyers ask police to stop defeated President Abdulla Yameen from leaving country over corruption allegations.