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BBC News: "Aral Sea: Man-made environmental disaster"

From the BBC News YouTube Channel:

“It took just 40 years for the Aral Sea to dry up. Fishing ports suddenly found themselves in a desert. 74 more words

Environment

Mohamed Fahmy, journalist of Al Jazeera, holds up an Egyptian flag

Mohamed Fahmy, a Canadian journalist of Al Jazeera English, holds up an Egyptian flag after a retrial at a courthouse near Tora prison in Cairo, Egypt. 23 more words

World

Egypt Frees Two Remaining Incarcerated Al Jazeera Journalists

Two Al Jazeera journalists who were still jailed in Egypt on charges of conspiring with the Muslim Brotherhood have been freed after more than 400 days behind bars, but a Cairo court said charges against them are still in place. 222 more words

News

Haitians demand lower fuel prices in mass protests - Al Jazeera English

“The cost of living is too high,” said Joel Pierre, a welder who joined Saturday’s protest instead of going to work.

He told the AP news agency he also would join in a two-day general strike scheduled to start on Monday that is aimed at forcing a shutdown of schools, banks and other institutions. 38 more words

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Al Jazeera English: Jason Johnson on President Barack Obama's Budget

On Al Jazeera English, Hiram College professor Jason Johnson discusses President Obama’s proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2016.

Politics

Al Jazeera English Goes in For Political Correctness: Bans terms 'terrorist', 'Islamist', 'extremism'

By Todd Starnes

In the wake of Tuesday’s attack on the Corinthia Hotel in Libya, an Al Jazeera English executive reportedly sent an e-mail to employees banning the use of terms including “terrorists,” “extremism,” and “Islamist.” 139 more words