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Al Jazeera is a state-funded broadcaster in Doha, Qatar, owned by the Al Jazeera Media Network. Initially launched as an Arabic news and current-affairs satellite TV channel, Al Jazeera has since expanded into a network with several outlets, including the Internet and specialty television channels in multiple languages.

Uruguay

Green Colonialism: The New Face Of Environmental Hypocrisy

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Syria

One Year After Al-Baghdadi Death, An ISIS "Regeneration"

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United States

Trump Or Biden: 15 World Leaders, Who They Are Rooting For

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United States

RBGs Of The World: 6 Women Who Pushed Progress Through The Law

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Norway

COVID-19 Stirs Prison Policy Around The World

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Bangladesh

How Governments Are Using COVID-19 To Curtail Free Speech

In India, Thailand and elsewhere, authorities have recently passed laws or decrees limiting what ...

France

From Paris To The World, An End And New Beginning For COVID-19

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France

Angry Nurses, Doctors' Orders: Time To Rethink Healthcare

Skeptical. Overwhelmed. Disappointed. Exhausted. Helpless. Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, healthcare workers have felt it all. But in recent weeks, doctors and nurses around the world have ...