Nikol Pashinyan has faced widespread protests in recent months. But just four years ago, he was leading mass demonstrations against then-President Serzh Sargsyan. Al Jazeera’s Rory Challands takes a look at his rise to power and recent decline in popularity.…

It is the first day on the job for the new United States ambassador to the United Nations. Linda Thomas-Greenfield has the task of repairing relationships damaged during Donald Trump’s time in office. Her appointment has been widely welcomed, and…

Members of the United Kingdom’s strictly Orthodox Jewish community are preparing to celebrate Purim, one of the most important days on the Jewish calendar. But as COVID-19 restrictions persist, efforts are under way to ensure festivities do not result in…

More than a year after the COVID-19 pandemic started, its origins remain shrouded in mystery. Scientists from across the world are searching for clues on how the coronavirus jumped from animals to humans. In China, public data on the virus’s…

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Senegal says it does not have the capacity to store all types of COVID-19 vaccines. A lack of cold storage facilities guaranteeing the low temperatures needed to store certain vaccines is a major obstacle to immunisation efforts in many developing…

Police in Ecuador say riots have again broken out between gangs in a prison in the city of Guayaquil. This week has seen the worst prison violence in the country’s history, with at least 79 people killed. Police have released…