Zaheena Rasheed, Al Jazeera English

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Recent articles by Zaheena:

Moon wants to formally end the Korean War. Can it bring peace?

South Korean president is pushing for end of war declaration, but critics worry it will undermine alliance with the US. → Read More

Why are China and Russia strengthening ties?

Analysts say relations have deepened because the two share a common hostility towards liberal democracies. → Read More

Should COVID-19 vaccines be mandatory?

Experts say vaccines mandates are ‘100 percent a human rights issue’ but also about keeping society safe. → Read More

US troops to stay in Afghanistan till all Americans out – Live

US president says troops will stay in Kabul to get all Americans out, even beyond the August 31 deadline for withdrawal. → Read More

Evacuation flights resume as Biden defends Afghanistan pullout

Military evacuation flights resume as Joe Biden says he ‘stands squarely’ behind decision to withdraw US troops. → Read More

Chaos at Kabul airport as Taliban retakes Afghanistan: Live News

At least five people are reported dead after panic rush of crowds at Kabul airport as Taliban seize power. → Read More

Did the Tokyo Olympics drive Japan’s COVID-19 surge?

Since the Olympics began, Japan has seen a record surge in infections that has put its hospitals on the brink. → Read More

Why sexism is still a problem at the ‘most gender equal’ Olympics

Sexualisation, policing of testosterone and underrepresentation of women in top sports jobs are just some of the issues. → Read More

How safe are the Tokyo Olympics from COVID-19?

With Olympic bubbles ‘broken’, experts say safety measures at COVID-delayed Summer Games are woefully inadequate. → Read More

‘Fear and panic’ as COVID ravages Nepali villages near Mt Everest

Sherpa villages in the lap of Mount Everest are reeling from COVID-19 as climbing season ends on world’s highest peak. → Read More

Israel announces ceasefire in Gaza operation: Live

Israeli PM Netanyahu’s office announces ceasefire in Gaza operation after 11 days of fighting. → Read More

Ceasefire elusive as Israel continues to pound Gaza – Live

Israel bombs residential buildings, killing three Palestinians as diplomatic efforts for a ceasefire remain stalled. → Read More

Who tried to kill Mohamed Nasheed?

Motives remain unclear but theories point to religious ‘extremists’ or political rivals involved in corruption scandal. → Read More

Scepticism, hope as Tokyo Olympic torch relay kicks off in Japan

Japan’s PM hopes ‘momentum rises in all regions’ as torch relay begins despite public opposition to Tokyo Olympics. → Read More

Japan declares emergency as COVID-19 cases hit record high

Yoshihide Suga announces one-month emergency in Tokyo and surrounding areas, but experts say the measure is inadequate. → Read More

How 2020 left China ‘diplomatically diminished’

For Beijing, the year 2020 was marked by a sharp deterioration in ties with the US, Taiwan, Australia and India. → Read More

COVID cases top 80m as fears grow over new variant: Live news

EU nations launch vaccination campaign as global coronavirus death toll passes 1.75 million. → Read More

What is the Quad and can it contain China?

As the informal group steps up defence ties, analysts question whether it can counterbalance China in the Indo-Pacific. → Read More

North Korea ‘to show strength and defiance’ with military parade

Analysts say crisis-hit North Korea likely to hold large military parade on Saturday to showcase new, powerful missiles. → Read More

Trump’s campaign chief tests positive for COVID-19 – Live news

Donald Trump says he thinks he’s doing well after transfer to Walter Reed military hospital. → Read More