UN peacekeepers leave Haiti: What is their legacy?

UN peacekeepers leave Haiti: What is their legacy?

As the controversial 13 year peacekeeping mission in Haiti wraps up, Al Jazeera examines what the mission leaves behind.
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Make ’em pay: Can Europe agree on a common corporate tax rate?

Make ’em pay: Can Europe agree on a common corporate tax rate?

ANNETTE YOUNGPresenter Originally from Australia, she is a senior journalist and presenter who has reported from Europe, Asia and the Middle East. When not fronting the network’s show on women’s issues, she is a news anchor and an international affairs...
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In Disney’s Seedy Shadow, the Magic and Hardship of ‘The Florida Project’

In Disney’s Seedy Shadow, the Magic and Hardship of ‘The Florida Project’

“If more stories are told about marginalized communities, subcultures and minorities, the less marginalized they will be,” he wrote. The idea for “The Florida Project” came about five years ago, inspired by news stories about families — the “hidden...
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Afghan refugee, 106, ‘happy’ at Sweden asylum U-turn

Afghan refugee, 106, ‘happy’ at Sweden asylum U-turn

Image caption It would be “shocking” to make Ms Uzbeki return, the court said A 106-year-old Afghan woman has told the BBC she is “happy” a Swedish court has overturned a decision to deport her. Khalbibi Uzbeki, who is bedridden...
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Humpback whale’s ‘epic’ photobomb behind boy in B.C.

Humpback whale’s ‘epic’ photobomb behind boy in B.C.

An 11-year-old boy from B.C. experienced quite a thrill when the picture he was posing for was photobombed by an unexpected guest. No, not by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who is famous for his photobombing appearances. Soaring out of the...
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Review: Lang Lang Opens Carnegie Season With a Gershwin Gimmick

Review: Lang Lang Opens Carnegie Season With a Gershwin Gimmick

The solution, Mr. Gillinson explained, “kind of evolved.” Mr. Lang invited the great jazz composer and pianist Chick Corea to essentially divvy up the solo part of the piece into their own version for two pianos. And Mr. Lang asked...
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mid-day Exclusive! Shah Rukh Khan talks about his life’s biggest inspirations

mid-day Exclusive! Shah Rukh Khan talks about his life’s biggest inspirations

Shah Rukh Khan has been an inspiration for one and many. Right from his songs, his films and his signature ‘arm spread’, people love to emulate him. He has been an inspiration to upcoming actors and also to people who...
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Plan for a very hard Brexit, German firms told

Plan for a very hard Brexit, German firms told

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Siemens is reported to be one of the firms involved in contingency plans German companies with a presence in the UK should be planning for a “very hard Brexit”, Germany’s biggest industry body has...
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Pakistan Sufi shrine: At least 18 killed in Baluchistan

Pakistan Sufi shrine: At least 18 killed in Baluchistan

Image copyright AFP Image caption Devotees rushed to help the victims following the blast outside the shrine At least 18 people have been killed and 27 injured in a suicide attack on a Sufi Muslim shrine in Pakistan’s south-western province...
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This is what Saif Ali Khan thinks of son Taimur becoming a social media star

This is what Saif Ali Khan thinks of son Taimur becoming a social media star

Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor’s son, Taimur Ali Khan, has become a social media star even before he turns one. Khan feels the little one will soon get used to being clicked. “If he grows up to be like...
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Royal Mail staff set to strike over pay and pensions

Royal Mail staff set to strike over pay and pensions

Image copyright Getty Images Royal Mail workers are set to strike for 48 hours from 19 October in a dispute over pensions, pay and jobs. The Communication Workers Union said it had told the Royal Mail Group that 111,000 postal...
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