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Police say 2,000 people marched in Tel Aviv against new finance minister's proposed tax rises and spending cuts.
Five years ago, an earthquake in Sichuan Province left 80,000 dead and made millions homeless.
Many Asian nations are outperforming the global economy, but we look at whether this could be coming to a jarring end.
Sharif claims victory in Pakistan elections - Central & South Asia - Al Jazeera English www.aljazeera.com
Former prime minister declares victory shortly after polls close in historic elections marred by violence.
US secretary of state says Syrian president has to step down as part of any political solution to country's civil war.
Pyongyang takes two Musudan missiles off launch-ready status and moves them from their position on the east coast.
Nearly 1,900 firefighters battle blaze near Malibu as cooler temperatures and higher humidity help efforts against fire.
Both sides of Malaysia's polarised political divide feel confident of victory ahead of Sunday's crucial vote.
An anti-corruption campaign and sound fiscal policies have attracted foreign investment and workers.
La Rampa was danced through the streets of Havana in a march against homophobia led by the president's daughter.
Syrian minister denies Turkish claim that groups backing Assad were behind twin blasts that killed at least 46 people.
India's opposition calls on PM to resign - Central & South Asia - Al Jazeera English www.aljazeera.com
Demand for Manmohan Singh's resignation comes after country's law minister and railway minister are forced to step down.
A series on the Palestinian 'catastrophe' of 1948 that led to dispossession and a conflict that endures to this day.
The downwinders: Fracking ourselves to death in Pennsylvania - Opinion - Al Jazeera English www.aljazeera.com
Living closer to gas-field infrastructure increases the risk of severe deterioration in health, writes Cantarow.
Scientists warn pollution creating prehistoric climate as gases break 400 parts per million threshold for first time.
Ex-military ruler convicted of orchestrating massacres of indigenous Ixil people during 1960 to 1996 civil war.