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  • Cuba Fast Facts

    Cuba Fast Facts

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 6:21 PM EDT2018-04-24 22:21:03 GMT
    Here's some background information about Cuba, a communist country located in the Caribbean Sea, approximately 90 miles south of Florida.
    Here's some background information about Cuba, a communist country located in the Caribbean Sea, approximately 90 miles south of Florida.
  • These are the victims of the Toronto van attacks

    These are the victims of the Toronto van attacks

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 6:11 PM EDT2018-04-24 22:11:07 GMT
    Anne-Marie D'Amico came from a family with longstanding ties to Canada's Rogers Cup tennis tournament.
    Anne-Marie D'Amico came from a family with longstanding ties to Canada's Rogers Cup tennis tournament.
  • The man accused of mowing down Toronto pedestrians is charged with murder

    The man accused of mowing down Toronto pedestrians is charged with murder

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 2:15 AM EDT2018-04-24 06:15:15 GMT
    Canadian investigators are piecing together information about the man accused of driving a van into multiple pedestrians at a busy Toronto intersection Monday, killing 10 and injuring 15.Canadian investigators are piecing together information about the man accused of driving a van into multiple pedestrians at a busy Toronto intersection Monday, killing 10 and injuring 15.
    Canadian investigators are piecing together information about the man accused of driving a van into multiple pedestrians at a busy Toronto intersection Monday, killing 10 and injuring 15.
    Toronto police have their suspect -- but they're still looking for a motive.
  • Nigeria church attack leaves 19 dead, including two priests

    Nigeria church attack leaves 19 dead, including two priests

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 5:46 PM EDT2018-04-24 21:46:09 GMT
    At least 19 people were killed Tuesday after gunmen opened fire at a church in Nigeria's Middle Belt, police said.
    At least 19 people were killed Tuesday after gunmen opened fire at a church in Nigeria's Middle Belt, police said.
  • In a week of awful news, these 3 heroes stepped up

    In a week of awful news, these 3 heroes stepped up

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 5:15 PM EDT2018-04-24 21:15:59 GMT
    From Toronto to Tennessee, they emerged as glimmers of light amid an onslaught of devastating news.
    From Toronto to Tennessee, they emerged as glimmers of light amid an onslaught of devastating news.
  • Australia's forgotten indigenous World War II veterans

    Australia's forgotten indigenous World War II veterans

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 4:55 PM EDT2018-04-24 20:55:59 GMT
    Almost every able-bodied Indigenous man throughout Australia's Torres Strait Islands signed up to defend their country against the threat of invasion during World War II, despite not being recognized as citizens.
    Almost every able-bodied Indigenous man throughout Australia's Torres Strait Islands signed up to defend their country against the threat of invasion during World War II, despite not being recognized as citizens.
  • Witnesses recount horror as van plowed into Toronto pedestrians

    Witnesses recount horror as van plowed into Toronto pedestrians

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 2:55 AM EDT2018-04-24 06:55:17 GMT
    A white van plowed into pedestrians in Toronto's bustling North York area Monday, killing 10 people and leaving at least 15 injured.A white van plowed into pedestrians in Toronto's bustling North York area Monday, killing 10 people and leaving at least 15 injured.
    A white van plowed into pedestrians in Toronto's bustling North York area Monday, killing 10 people and leaving at least 15 injured.
    A white van plowed into pedestrians in Toronto's bustling North York area on Monday, killing 10 people and leaving eyewitnesses traumatized.
  • Three suicide attacks rock Pakistan's Quetta, killing 6 officers

    Three suicide attacks rock Pakistan's Quetta, killing 6 officers

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 3:55 PM EDT2018-04-24 19:55:59 GMT
    A suicide bomber attacked Pakistani police and troops Tuesday, killing six officers and leaving at least eight others injured, authorities say.
    A suicide bomber attacked Pakistani police and troops Tuesday, killing six officers and leaving at least eight others injured, authorities say.
  • All the statues in London's Parliament Square were men -- until now

    All the statues in London's Parliament Square were men -- until now

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 7:00 AM EDT2018-04-24 11:00:33 GMT
    The 11 statues of male historic figures dotted around Britain's Parliament Square had a new addition Tuesday -- Millicent Fawcett. The suffragist, who campaigned for women's right to vote at the turn of the 20th century, is the first woman to be...The 11 statues of male historic figures dotted around Britain's Parliament Square had a new addition Tuesday -- Millicent Fawcett. The suffragist, who campaigned for women's right to vote at the turn of the 20th century, is the first woman to be...
    The 11 statues of male historic figures dotted around Britain's Parliament Square has a new addition Tuesday -- Millicent Fawcett.
    The 11 statues of male historic figures dotted around Britain's Parliament Square had a new addition Tuesday -- Millicent Fawcett.
  • North Korea to send special noodle-making machine (and chef) to DMZ for summit

    North Korea to send special noodle-making machine (and chef) to DMZ for summit

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 7:35 AM EDT2018-04-24 11:35:31 GMT
    Pyongyang's cold noodles are the most famous on the Korean peninsula. They're so good, that the North is dispatching its top chef to the border, along with a noodle-making machine, to recreate it for dinner after...
    Pyongyang's cold noodles are the most famous on the Korean Peninsula. They're so good, that the North is dispatching its top chef to the border, along with a noodle-making machine, to recreate it for dinner after Friday's...
  • Scores killed in three days of Yemen airstrikes

    Scores killed in three days of Yemen airstrikes

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 11:45 AM EDT2018-04-24 15:45:44 GMT
    An airstrike from a Saudi-led coalition hit a gas station in the Yemeni province of Hajja late Monday, killing 18 people and injuring 13, Yemeni officials told CNN.
    An airstrike from a Saudi-led coalition hit a gas station in the Yemeni province of Hajja late Monday, killing 18 people and injuring 13, Yemeni officials told CNN.
  • Royal wedding 2018: What we know so far

    Royal wedding 2018: What we know so far

    Wednesday, April 4 2018 12:07 PM EDT2018-04-04 16:07:18 GMT
    The couple and guests will then attend a reception hosted by Queen Elizabeth II at St. George's Hall in the castle grounds, prior to a smaller evening reception for around 200 friends and family hosted by Prince Charles, Harry's father.The couple and guests will then attend a reception hosted by Queen Elizabeth II at St. George's Hall in the castle grounds, prior to a smaller evening reception for around 200 friends and family hosted by Prince Charles, Harry's father.
    Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announced their engagement in November last year, sparking months of speculation about the details of their upcoming wedding.
    Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announced their engagement in November last year, sparking months of speculation about the details of their upcoming wedding.
  • Ethiopia is now Africa's fastest growing economy

    Ethiopia is now Africa's fastest growing economy

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 6:35 AM EDT2018-04-24 10:35:28 GMT
    Ethiopia, Africa's second most populated country, is forecast to be the fastest growing economy in Sub-Saharan Africa this year, according to new data from the IMF. Pictured is a view of the Capital of Ethiopia, Addis Ababa.Ethiopia, Africa's second most populated country, is forecast to be the fastest growing economy in Sub-Saharan Africa this year, according to new data from the IMF. Pictured is a view of the Capital of Ethiopia, Addis Ababa.
    Ethiopia, Africa's second most populated country, is forecast to be the fastest growing economy in Sub-Saharan Africa this year, according to new data from the IMF.
    Ethiopia, Africa's second most populated country, is forecast to be the fastest growing economy in Sub-Saharan Africa this year, according to new data from the IMF.
  • Goldman Prize: Two South African activists win for halting secret Russian nuclear deal

    Goldman Prize: Two South African activists win for halting secret Russian nuclear deal

    Monday, April 23 2018 10:49 AM EDT2018-04-23 14:49:28 GMT
    Fighting South Africa's proposed nuclear reactor with Russia has been a two-year battle for Makoma Lekalakala (left) and Liz McDaid.Fighting South Africa's proposed nuclear reactor with Russia has been a two-year battle for Makoma Lekalakala (left) and Liz McDaid.
    It was the ultimate David versus Goliath battle.
    It was the ultimate David versus Goliath battle.
  • 'Master manipulators': Why negotiating with North Korea is fraught with risk

    'Master manipulators': Why negotiating with North Korea is fraught with risk

    Monday, April 23 2018 10:40 PM EDT2018-04-24 02:40:06 GMT
    A graph that shows history of Kim Jong Un's family member's missile tests in history.A graph that shows history of Kim Jong Un's family member's missile tests in history.
    From global pariah to the kid everyone at school wants to be seen with.
    In a matter of months, North Korea's Kim Jong Un has emerged from years of isolation ready to play on the world stage -- a rapid transformation that has taken many by surprise.
  • Two suspects held over lynching of Canadian in Peru

    Two suspects held over lynching of Canadian in Peru

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 3:15 AM EDT2018-04-24 07:15:21 GMT
    Officers unearth the body of a Canadian man who authorities say was lynched by a mob in Peru.Officers unearth the body of a Canadian man who authorities say was lynched by a mob in Peru.
    Peruvian authorities have detained two men suspected of lynching a Canadian man in a remote part of the country's Amazon rainforest in an apparent reprisal attack for the killing of a respected indigenous leader.
    Peruvian authorities have detained two men suspected of lynching a Canadian man in a remote part of the country's Amazon rainforest in an apparent reprisal attack for the killing of a respected indigenous leader.
  • A van speeds across Toronto sidewalks, leaving 10 pedestrians dead

    A van speeds across Toronto sidewalks, leaving 10 pedestrians dead

    Monday, April 23 2018 2:04 PM EDT2018-04-23 18:04:41 GMT
    A white van collided with numerous pedestrians on a busy street north of Toronto, Canada, on Monday, Toronto Police said.A white van collided with numerous pedestrians on a busy street north of Toronto, Canada, on Monday, Toronto Police said.
    A white van collided with numerous pedestrians in Toronto, Canada, on Monday, Toronto Police said.
    Ten people are dead and 15 are injured after the driver of a van plowed into multiple pedestrians in Toronto on Monday in what appears to be a deliberate act, Toronto Police Chief Mark Saunders said.
  • North Korean leader Kim Jong Un visits hospitalized survivors of horror bus crash

    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un visits hospitalized survivors of horror bus crash

    Monday, April 23 2018 2:34 AM EDT2018-04-23 06:34:02 GMT
    Chinese tourists have suffered "heavy casualties" in a traffic accident in North Korea Sunday night, the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs has confirmed.
    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has visited the survivors of a bus crash on a North Korean highway which killed 36 people, including dozens of Chinese tourists.
  • Duchess Catherine stepped out literally hours after giving birth, and people are awed

    Duchess Catherine stepped out literally hours after giving birth, and people are awed

    Monday, April 23 2018 4:09 PM EDT2018-04-23 20:09:47 GMT
    Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, the wife of Britain's Prince William, has given birth to a son, the royal family announced Monday, April 23, 2018.Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, the wife of Britain's Prince William, has given birth to a son, the royal family announced Monday, April 23, 2018.
    Duchess Catherine and Prince William just had their third baby, and everyone seems to be doing well. Great! Mazel tov! Now it's time to talk about that other miracle of life they're showing off.
    Duchess Catherine and Prince William just had their third baby, and everyone seems to be doing well. Great! Mazel tov! Now it's time to talk about that other miracle of life they're showing off.
  • Fired Zimbabwe striking nurses resume work

    Fired Zimbabwe striking nurses resume work

    Monday, April 23 2018 3:39 PM EDT2018-04-23 19:39:45 GMT
    Around 16,000 nurses in Zimbabwe resumed work bringing to an end one week of strikes that affected health services in the country.
    Around 16,000 nurses in Zimbabwe resumed work bringing to an end one week of strikes that affected health services in the country.
  • Slain journalist's sons 'taste justice' in carrying on work

    Slain journalist's sons 'taste justice' in carrying on work

    Monday, April 23 2018 3:24 PM EDT2018-04-23 19:24:43 GMT
    Matthew Caruana Galizia remembers the day his mother died with startling accuracy: their last shared meal, a small lunch, the jangling of her keys as she locked the heavy front door behind her, and the way the dogs...
    Matthew Caruana Galizia remembers the day his mother died with startling accuracy: their last shared meal, a small lunch, the jangling of her keys as she locked the heavy front door behind her, and the way the dogs barked...
  • Nicaragua scraps controversial social security reforms

    Nicaragua scraps controversial social security reforms

    Sunday, April 22 2018 6:48 PM EDT2018-04-22 22:48:39 GMT
    Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega has revoked a controversial pension reform resolution after several days of violent protests across the country. The reversal was announced Sunday evening during a televised...
    Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega has revoked a controversial pension reform resolution after several days of violent protests across the country. The reversal was announced Sunday evening during a televised meeting with...
  • How Princess Charlotte, 2, just made royal history

    How Princess Charlotte, 2, just made royal history

    Monday, April 23 2018 2:59 PM EDT2018-04-23 18:59:41 GMT
    Charlotte is the first princess who won't be overtaken in the line of succession by a younger brother.Charlotte is the first princess who won't be overtaken in the line of succession by a younger brother.
    Move over, #RoyalBaby. Princess Charlotte, not even 3, has just made history.
    Move over, #RoyalBaby. Princess Charlotte, not even 3, has just made history.
  • Houthi political leader confirmed dead Monday; airstrikes kill more than 30 at Yemen wedding

    Houthi political leader confirmed dead Monday; airstrikes kill more than 30 at Yemen wedding

    Monday, April 23 2018 7:54 AM EDT2018-04-23 11:54:23 GMT
    At least 33 people were killed and 41 wounded after airstrikes hit a wedding party in northwest Yemen on Sunday night, medic Abdullah Nusari and a municipal official told CNN.
    The top political leader in Yemen's Houthi-controlled areas was killed last week in a Saudi-led coalition airstrike, Houthi-controlled media outlets said Monday.
  • Duchess of Cambridge gives birth to baby boy

    Duchess of Cambridge gives birth to baby boy

    Monday, April 23 2018 3:44 AM EDT2018-04-23 07:44:08 GMT
    Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, is seen here with Prince William, Duke of Cambridge at St. George's Chapel on April 1, 2018.Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, is seen here with Prince William, Duke of Cambridge at St. George's Chapel on April 1, 2018.
    The Duchess of Cambridge, wife of Britain's Prince William, has been admitted to hospital in London in the early stages of labor, the royal family announced.
    Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, the wife of Prince William, gave birth to the couple's third child on Monday, a son who becomes the fifth in line to the British throne.
  • Russia ramps up pressure on Trump to honor Iran nuclear deal

    Russia ramps up pressure on Trump to honor Iran nuclear deal

    Monday, April 23 2018 9:14 AM EDT2018-04-23 13:14:24 GMT
    From left, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, British Prime Minister Theresa May and French President Emmanuel Macron. The three nations are calling on Trump to honor the Iran deal.  CREDIT: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images Europe/Getty ImagesFrom left, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, British Prime Minister Theresa May and French President Emmanuel Macron. The three nations are calling on Trump to honor the Iran deal. CREDIT: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images
    Russia joined a chorus of voices Monday urging US President Donald Trump to stand by the Iran nuclear deal, as Tehran sent a stern warning that it was an "all or nothing" situation.
    Russia joined a chorus of voices Monday urging US President Donald Trump to stand by the Iran nuclear deal, as Tehran sent a stern warning that it was an "all or nothing" situation.
  • Australian boy flies to Bali after stealing his mom's credit card

    Australian boy flies to Bali after stealing his mom's credit card

    Monday, April 23 2018 10:14 AM EDT2018-04-23 14:14:31 GMT
    Escaping to Bali after an argument with your mom might be every teenager's dream. But for one particularly adventurous -- and reckless -- 12-year-old Australian boy, the dream became reality, even if it wasn't for...
    Escaping to Bali after an argument with your mom might be every teenager's dream. But for one particularly adventurous -- and reckless -- 12-year-old Australian boy, the dream became reality, even if it wasn't for much...
  • Armenian Prime Minister resigns after protests

    Armenian Prime Minister resigns after protests

    Monday, April 23 2018 9:14 AM EDT2018-04-23 13:14:24 GMT
    Armenia's former President and Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan.   CREDIT: Artyom Geodakyan/TASS via Getty ImagesArmenia's former President and Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan. CREDIT: Artyom Geodakyan/TASS via Getty Images
    The Prime Minister of Armenia, Serzh Sargsyan, has stepped down following days of mass protests in the streets of the capital Yerevan over what was seen as an unconstitutional power grab by the former president.
    The Prime Minister of Armenia, Serzh Sargsyan, has stepped down following days of mass demonstrations in the streets of the capital Yerevan over what was seen as an unconstitutional power grab by the former president.
  • What will the royal baby be named

    What will the royal baby be named

    Monday, April 23 2018 8:44 AM EDT2018-04-23 12:44:21 GMT
    As the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on April 23 announced the arrival of their son and third child, speculation turned to a possible name. Seen here are police officers standing guard outside the Lindo Wing of St Mary's Hospital ahead of the birth.As the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on April 23 announced the arrival of their son and third child, speculation turned to a possible name. Seen here are police officers standing guard outside the Lindo Wing of St Mary's Hospital ahead of the birth.
    What's in a name? A lot, if you happen to be a member of Britain's royal family.
    What's in a name? A lot, if you happen to be a member of Britain's royal family.
  • UK Masterchef contestant dies in London Marathon

    UK Masterchef contestant dies in London Marathon

    Monday, April 23 2018 8:39 AM EDT2018-04-23 12:39:25 GMT
    A runner in Sunday's London Marathon who appeared on the BBC television show "Masterchef: The Professionals" collapsed during the race and later died, according to the event organizers.
    A runner in Sunday's London Marathon who appeared on the BBC television show "Masterchef: The Professionals" collapsed during the race and later died, according to the event organizers.
  • Macron to put 'bromance' with Trump to the test during US visit

    Macron to put 'bromance' with Trump to the test during US visit

    Monday, April 23 2018 2:59 AM EDT2018-04-23 06:59:04 GMT
    Maron stands next to Trump as they pose for a photo at the G20 in Gemany last July.Maron stands next to Trump as they pose for a photo at the G20 in Gemany last July.
    It was last July that US President Donald Trump laid bare the depth of his feelings for his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron.
    It was last July that US President Donald Trump laid bare the depth of his feelings for his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron.
  • CNN's Zero Plastic Lunch Day

    CNN's Zero Plastic Lunch Day

    Monday, April 23 2018 12:03 AM EDT2018-04-23 04:03:53 GMT
    More than 40% of our plastic trash falls under the single-use plastic umbrella -- that is, plastic designed to be used just once.More than 40% of our plastic trash falls under the single-use plastic umbrella -- that is, plastic designed to be used just once.
    Every year, the world produces 300 million tons of plastic -- eight million tons of which goes into our oceans.
    Every year, the world produces 300 million tons of plastic -- eight million tons of which goes into our oceans.
  • South Korea stops blasting propaganda as summit looms

    South Korea stops blasting propaganda as summit looms

    Monday, April 23 2018 1:29 AM EDT2018-04-23 05:29:00 GMT
    South Korean soldiers drow down a cover from the loudspeakers at a military base near the border between South Korea and North Korea on January 8, 2016 in South Korea.  CREDIT: Pool/Getty Images AsiaPac/Getty ImagesSouth Korean soldiers drow down a cover from the loudspeakers at a military base near the border between South Korea and North Korea on January 8, 2016 in South Korea. CREDIT: Pool/Getty Images AsiaPac/Getty Images
    South Korea's military announced Monday it has turned off loudspeakers that blast propaganda across the highly militarized border with North Korea, in an apparent gesture of goodwill ahead of Friday's historic...
    South Korea's military announced Monday it has turned off loudspeakers that blast propaganda across the highly militarized border with North Korea, in an apparent gesture of goodwill ahead of Friday's historic summit...
  • Paris suspect Saleh Abdeslam jailed for 20 years over police shootout

    Paris suspect Saleh Abdeslam jailed for 20 years over police shootout

    Monday, April 23 2018 5:44 AM EDT2018-04-23 09:44:13 GMT
    Salah Abdeslam, the only survivor of the cell alleged to have carried out the November 2015 Paris terror attacks, has been jailed for 20 years over a shootout with Belgian police days before he was arrested.Salah Abdeslam, the only survivor of the cell alleged to have carried out the November 2015 Paris terror attacks, has been jailed for 20 years over a shootout with Belgian police days before he was arrested.
    Salah Abdeslam, the only survivor of the cell alleged to have carried out the November 2015 Paris terror attacks, has been jailed for 20 years over a shootout with Belgian police days before he was arrested.
    Salah Abdeslam, the only survivor of the cell alleged to have carried out the November 2015 Paris terror attacks, has been jailed for 20 years over a shootout with Belgian police days before he was arrested.
  • Ignored, humiliated: How Japan is accused of failing survivors of sexual abuse

    Ignored, humiliated: How Japan is accused of failing survivors of sexual abuse

    Sunday, April 22 2018 11:48 PM EDT2018-04-23 03:48:53 GMT
    Shiori Ito claims she was raped by a prominent Tokyo journalist.Shiori Ito claims she was raped by a prominent Tokyo journalist.
    At first, it had seemed to Shiori Ito like a dream opportunity.
    At first, it had seemed to Shiori Ito like a dream opportunity.
  • Why Kim Jong Un came in from the cold: 3 theories

    Why Kim Jong Un came in from the cold: 3 theories

    Sunday, April 22 2018 5:03 PM EDT2018-04-22 21:03:33 GMT
    In less than a week, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will meet South Korean President Moon Jae-in at the demilitarized zone (DMZ) that divides the two countries.
    In less than a week, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will meet South Korean President Moon Jae-in at the demilitarized zone (DMZ) that divides the two countries.
  • India's Narendra Modi to meet China's Xi Jinping as ties thaw

    India's Narendra Modi to meet China's Xi Jinping as ties thaw

    Sunday, April 22 2018 11:53 PM EDT2018-04-23 03:53:53 GMT
    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping later this week, as the two countries strive to mend ties following a turbulent period in cross-border relations.
    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping later this week, as the two countries strive to mend ties following a turbulent period in cross-border relations.
  • Cinco de Mayo Fast Facts

    Cinco de Mayo Fast Facts

    Sunday, April 22 2018 7:13 PM EDT2018-04-22 23:13:40 GMT
    Here's some background information about Cinco de Mayo which commemorates the Mexican victory over the French at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862. Cinco de Mayo is celebrated on May 5 every year.
    Here's some background information about Cinco de Mayo which commemorates the Mexican victory over the French at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862. Cinco de Mayo is celebrated on May 5 every year.
  • Transforming a desert into India's new tech hub

    Transforming a desert into India's new tech hub

    Sunday, April 22 2018 7:08 PM EDT2018-04-22 23:08:40 GMT
    You've probably never heard of Gurgaon.
    You've probably never heard of Gurgaon.
  • Journalist among at least 10 killed in Nicaragua protests

    Journalist among at least 10 killed in Nicaragua protests

    Saturday, April 21 2018 9:36 AM EDT2018-04-21 13:36:50 GMT
    A masked protester walks between burning barricades Friday in Managua, Nicaragua.A masked protester walks between burning barricades Friday in Managua, Nicaragua.
    At least 10 people have died in Nicaragua during violent protests this week over the government's planned changes to the social security system, Vice President Rosario Murillo told state media outlet El 19 Digital.
    At least 10 people died last week in violent protests in Nicaragua over the government's plans to change the social security system, Vice President Rosario Murillo told state media outlet El 19 Digital.
  • Five good (and bad things) that have happened since last Earth Day

    Five good (and bad things) that have happened since last Earth Day

    Sunday, April 22 2018 8:13 AM EDT2018-04-22 12:13:02 GMT
    Sudan, the world's last male northern white rhino, died at 45.Sudan, the world's last male northern white rhino, died at 45.
    Earth Day turns 48 this year and millions of people in roughly 200 countries will unite Sunday to find ways to protect and celebrate the planet.
    Earth Day turns 48 this year and millions of people in roughly 200 countries will unite Sunday to find ways to protect and celebrate the planet.
  • Suicide blast hits Afghan voter registration center, killing dozens

    Suicide blast hits Afghan voter registration center, killing dozens

    Sunday, April 22 2018 4:32 AM EDT2018-04-22 08:32:51 GMT
    A suicide blast killed 12 people and wounded dozens more at a voter registration center in Kabul, Afghan officials said.A suicide blast killed 12 people and wounded dozens more at a voter registration center in Kabul, Afghan officials said.
    A suicide blast killed 12 people and wounded dozens more Sunday at a voter registration center in Kabul, Afghan officials said.
    A suicide blast killed 57 people -- including at least five children -- and wounded over 100 more on Sunday at a voter registration center in Kabul, according to Afghan officials.
  • Armenian protest leader detained amid mass demonstrations

    Armenian protest leader detained amid mass demonstrations

    Sunday, April 22 2018 3:17 AM EDT2018-04-22 07:17:47 GMT
    Armenia's opposition leader has agreed to hold talks with the country's newly-appointed Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan after nine days of mass demonstrations calling for Sargsyan's resignation, Radio Free...
    An Armenian protest leader was detained Sunday, shortly after talks with the country's newly-appointed prime minister broke down amid days of mass demonstrations.
  • Kim Jong Un: North Korea no longer needs nuclear tests

    Kim Jong Un: North Korea no longer needs nuclear tests

    Friday, April 20 2018 6:31 PM EDT2018-04-20 22:31:08 GMT
    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said the regime no longer needs nuclear tests or intercontinental ballistic missile tests, state-run KCNA reported Saturday.North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said the regime no longer needs nuclear tests or intercontinental ballistic missile tests, state-run KCNA reported Saturday.
    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said the regime no longer needs nuclear tests or intercontinental ballistic missile tests, state-run KCNA reported Saturday.
    North Korea says its quest for nuclear weapons is "complete" and it "no longer needs" to test its weapons capability, a significant development ahead of diplomatic engagement with South Korea and the United States.
  • Who's on the guest list for Harry and Meghan's wedding?

    Who's on the guest list for Harry and Meghan's wedding?

    Saturday, April 21 2018 4:56 AM EDT2018-04-21 08:56:36 GMT
    Prince Harry and Meghan Markle seen here in 2017 annoucing their engagement. (File Photo)Prince Harry and Meghan Markle seen here in 2017 annoucing their engagement. (File Photo)
    An invitation to the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle has to be one of the most coveted of the year. But so far, little has been revealed about who their 600 guests in Windsor will be.
    An invitation to the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle has to be one of the most coveted of the year. But so far, little has been revealed about who their 600 guests in Windsor will be.
  • Summit offers last hope for families divided by Korean War

    Summit offers last hope for families divided by Korean War

    Saturday, April 21 2018 9:02 PM EDT2018-04-22 01:02:29 GMT
    A breakthrough. A stepping stone. A mistake.
    A breakthrough. A stepping stone. A mistake.
  • Red Cross employee killed in an attack in Yemen

    Red Cross employee killed in an attack in Yemen

    Saturday, April 21 2018 5:32 PM EDT2018-04-21 21:32:17 GMT
    A humanitarian aid worker was shot and killed in Yemen on Saturday morning after an attack on his vehicle, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said.
    A humanitarian aid worker was shot and killed in Yemen on Saturday morning after an attack on his vehicle, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said.
  • Absolute monarch renames Swaziland 'eSwatini'

    Absolute monarch renames Swaziland 'eSwatini'

    Friday, April 20 2018 12:35 PM EDT2018-04-20 16:35:49 GMT
    King of Swaziland Mswati III arrives to Bole International Airport ahead of the 29th African Union summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on July 2, 2017.  CREDIT: Anadolu Agency/Anadolu/Getty ImagesKing of Swaziland Mswati III arrives to Bole International Airport ahead of the 29th African Union summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on July 2, 2017. CREDIT: Anadolu Agency/Anadolu/Getty Images
    The king of Swaziland, Africa's last absolute monarch, has changed the name of his country to the "Kingdom of eSwatini" to mark the 50th anniversary of independence -- and to avoid confusion with Switzerland.
    The king of Swaziland, Africa's last absolute monarch, has changed the name of his country to the "Kingdom of eSwatini" to mark the 50th anniversary of independence -- and to avoid confusion with Switzerland.
  • Avicii songs ring out from this Dutch town's bell tower as a tribute to the late Swedish artist

    Avicii songs ring out from this Dutch town's bell tower as a tribute to the late Swedish artist

    Saturday, April 21 2018 3:37 PM EDT2018-04-21 19:37:13 GMT
    DJ Avicii performs onstage during Rolling Stone Live SF with Talent Resources on February 7, 2016 in San Francisco, California.DJ Avicii performs onstage during Rolling Stone Live SF with Talent Resources on February 7, 2016 in San Francisco, California.
    In a tribute to the late Swedish artist Avicii, a town in the Netherlands played some of his most popular songs with its bell tower on Saturday morning.
    In a tribute to the late Swedish artist Avicii, a town in the Netherlands played some of his most popular songs with its bell tower on Saturday morning.
  • India seeks death penalty for child rapists

    India seeks death penalty for child rapists

    Saturday, April 21 2018 1:17 PM EDT2018-04-21 17:17:04 GMT
    India's Cabinet has passed an executive order to make the rape of a girl under 12 punishable by the death penalty as national outrage grows over sexual violence in the country.
    India's Cabinet has passed an executive order to make the rape of a girl under 12 punishable by the death penalty as national outrage grows over sexual violence in the country.
  • Inspectors visit site of suspected chemical attack in Syria after delays

    Inspectors visit site of suspected chemical attack in Syria after delays

    Saturday, April 21 2018 2:27 PM EDT2018-04-21 18:27:08 GMT
    Chemical weapons experts finally collected samples in the besieged Syrian city of Douma on Saturday, the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons said, after waiting for days to access the site of a...
    Chemical weapons experts finally collected samples in the besieged Syrian city of Douma on Saturday, the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons said, after waiting for days to access the site of a suspected...
  • Britain's Queen Elizabeth II celebrates 92nd birthday

    Britain's Queen Elizabeth II celebrates 92nd birthday

    Saturday, April 21 2018 5:41 AM EDT2018-04-21 09:41:38 GMT
    Queen Elizabeth II is seen at the Chichester Theatre in West Sussex on November 30, 2017.Queen Elizabeth II is seen at the Chichester Theatre in West Sussex on November 30, 2017.
    Queen Elizabeth II, Britain's longest reigning monarch, celebrated her 92nd birthday on Saturday.
    Queen Elizabeth II, Britain's longest reigning monarch, celebrated her 92nd birthday on Saturday.
  • US, European aviation authorities order inspections after fatal Southwest engine failure

    US, European aviation authorities order inspections after fatal Southwest engine failure

    Saturday, April 21 2018 4:06 AM EDT2018-04-21 08:06:34 GMT
    US and European aviation authorities have ordered inspections within the next 20 days for almost 700 engines similar to the one that failed earlier in the week on a Southwest Airlines flight, resulting in a...
    US and European aviation authorities have ordered inspections within the next 20 days for almost 700 engines similar to the one that failed earlier in the week on a Southwest Airlines flight, resulting in a passenger's death.
  • Here's one thing North Korea can do to show it's serious about de-nuking

    Here's one thing North Korea can do to show it's serious about de-nuking

    Saturday, April 21 2018 1:06 AM EDT2018-04-21 05:06:25 GMT
    North Korea is "livening up the mood" with regards to its talk on denuclearization, but doing very little beyond that, say experts who've long watched the isolated regime wrestle with its nuclear ambitions and...
    North Korea is "livening up the mood" with regards to its talk on denuclearization, but doing very little beyond that, say experts who've long watched the isolated regime wrestle with its nuclear ambitions and...
  • UN Middle East envoy slams killing of Palestinian teen in Gaza

    UN Middle East envoy slams killing of Palestinian teen in Gaza

    Friday, April 20 2018 6:41 PM EDT2018-04-20 22:41:11 GMT
    UN Middle East envoy Nickolay Mladenov expressed anger over the killing of a teenage boy in Gaza on Friday during protests along the Israel-Gaza border.UN Middle East envoy Nickolay Mladenov expressed anger over the killing of a teenage boy in Gaza on Friday during protests along the Israel-Gaza border.
    UN Middle East envoy Nickolay Mladenov expressed anger over the killing of a teenage boy in Gaza on Friday during protests along the Israel-Gaza border.
    UN Middle East envoy Nickolay Mladenov expressed anger over the killing of a teenage boy in Gaza on Friday during protests along the Israel-Gaza border.
  • WikiLeaks Fast Facts

    WikiLeaks Fast Facts

    Friday, April 20 2018 6:46 PM EDT2018-04-20 22:46:07 GMT
    Here's a look at WikiLeaks and the trial of Chelsea Manning.
    Here's a look at WikiLeaks and the trial of Chelsea Manning.
  • Bono Fast Facts

    Bono Fast Facts

    Friday, April 20 2018 6:46 PM EDT2018-04-20 22:46:07 GMT
    Here is a look at the life of Bono, Grammy award-winning singer and songwriter of the band U2.
    Here is a look at the life of Bono, Grammy award-winning singer and songwriter of the band U2.
  • What US and North Korea mean when they talk about denuclearization

    What US and North Korea mean when they talk about denuclearization

    Friday, April 20 2018 1:50 AM EDT2018-04-20 05:50:19 GMT
    When North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and his South Korea counterpart, Moon Jae-in, meet next Friday, the most important topic on the agenda is the one on which there has been least clarity: denuclearization.When North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and his South Korea counterpart, Moon Jae-in, meet next Friday, the most important topic on the agenda is the one on which there has been least clarity: denuclearization.
    When North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and his South Korea counterpart, Moon Jae-in, meet next Friday, the most important topic on the agenda is the one on which there has been least clarity: denuclearization.
    When North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and his South Korea counterpart, Moon Jae-in, meet next Friday, the most important topic on the agenda is the one on which there has been least clarity: denuclearization.
  • Raul Castro Fast Facts

    Raul Castro Fast Facts

    Friday, April 20 2018 6:41 PM EDT2018-04-20 22:41:06 GMT
    Here's a look at the life of Raul Castro, former President of Cuba.
    Here's a look at the life of Raul Castro, former President of Cuba.
  • Prince Charles Fast Facts

    Prince Charles Fast Facts

    Friday, April 20 2018 6:36 PM EDT2018-04-20 22:36:06 GMT
    Here's a look at the life Prince Charles, heir apparent to the throne of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
    Here's a look at the life Prince Charles, heir apparent to the throne of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
  • China challenged Australian warships in South China Sea, reports say

    China challenged Australian warships in South China Sea, reports say

    Friday, April 20 2018 2:05 AM EDT2018-04-20 06:05:19 GMT
    Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Toowoomba docked at Saigon port in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, on April 19.Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Toowoomba docked at Saigon port in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, on April 19.
    Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull asserted the right of the Australian navy to travel the South China Sea, after local media reported three Australian warships were challenged by the Chinese navy earlier this month.
    Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull asserted the right of the Australian navy to travel the South China Sea, after local media reported three Australian warships were challenged by the Chinese navy earlier this month.
  • Candidate steps aside after sex tape allegation in Iraq

    Candidate steps aside after sex tape allegation in Iraq

    Friday, April 20 2018 6:31 PM EDT2018-04-20 22:31:07 GMT
    A candidate for an Iraqi Parliament seat has dropped her run for office amid a swirl of attention over what she asserts is a "fabricated" sex tape, a clip that went viral across Iraq.
    A candidate for an Iraqi Parliament seat has dropped her run for office amid a swirl of attention over what she asserts is a "fabricated" sex tape, a clip that went viral across Iraq.
  • The woman risking her life to save a village from lead poisoning

    The woman risking her life to save a village from lead poisoning

    Friday, April 20 2018 7:10 AM EDT2018-04-20 11:10:33 GMT
    Phyllis Omido walks through the village of Owino Uhuru. She has been keeping a close eye on the lead exposure that has plagued this settlement since a nearby smelter began operations in 2007.Phyllis Omido walks through the village of Owino Uhuru. She has been keeping a close eye on the lead exposure that has plagued this settlement since a nearby smelter began operations in 2007.
    On a hot afternoon at a sprawling settlement on the outskirts of Mombasa, Phyllis Omido makes her rounds.
    On a hot afternoon at a sprawling settlement on the outskirts of Mombasa, Phyllis Omido makes her rounds.
  • Salisbury cleanup targets toxic 'hot spots' after Skripal poisoning

    Salisbury cleanup targets toxic 'hot spots' after Skripal poisoning

    Friday, April 20 2018 7:20 AM EDT2018-04-20 11:20:34 GMT
    A police cordon blocks access this month to the site in Salisbury where the Skripals were discovered.A police cordon blocks access this month to the site in Salisbury where the Skripals were discovered.
    Work is beginning in the English city of Salisbury to decontaminate potentially toxic "hot spots" linked to the nerve agent poisoning of former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia.
    Work is beginning in the English city of Salisbury to decontaminate potentially toxic "hot spots" linked to the nerve agent poisoning of former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia.
  • Jacinda Ardern wears traditional Maori cloak to dinner with Queen Elizabeth

    Jacinda Ardern wears traditional Maori cloak to dinner with Queen Elizabeth

    Friday, April 20 2018 6:05 AM EDT2018-04-20 10:05:30 GMT
    New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern turned heads at Buckingham Palace on Thursday night by wearing a traditional Maori korowai cloak to a state banquet of world leaders.New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern turned heads at Buckingham Palace on Thursday night by wearing a traditional Maori korowai cloak to a state banquet of world leaders.
    New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern turned heads at Buckingham Palace on Thursday night by wearing a traditional Maori korowai cloak to a state banquet of world leaders.
    New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern turned heads at Buckingham Palace on Thursday night by wearing a traditional Maori korowai cloak to a state banquet of world leaders.
  • 'We are not lazy,' Nigerian youth lash out at President Buhari on social media

    'We are not lazy,' Nigerian youth lash out at President Buhari on social media

    Friday, April 20 2018 12:55 PM EDT2018-04-20 16:55:49 GMT
    Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari is facing a backlash on social media following remarks he made about the nation's youth at a Commonwealth event in London.Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari is facing a backlash on social media following remarks he made about the nation's youth at a Commonwealth event in London.
    Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari is facing a backlash on social media following remarks he made about the nation's youth at a Commonwealth event in London.
    Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari is facing a backlash on social media following remarks he made about the nation's youth at a Commonwealth event in London.
  • Fired Zimbabwe nurses offer free health care to public in protest

    Fired Zimbabwe nurses offer free health care to public in protest

    Friday, April 20 2018 1:55 PM EDT2018-04-20 17:55:52 GMT
    Nurses attending to the public at the Africa Unity Square in Harare, Zimbabwe's capital Friday.Nurses attending to the public at the Africa Unity Square in Harare, Zimbabwe's capital Friday.
    Fired Zimbabwean nurses offered a free clinic to the public in a demonstration outside the country's parliament Friday.
    Fired Zimbabwean nurses offered a free clinic to the public in a demonstration outside the country's parliament Friday.
  • Iran official condemns woman's treatment by 'morality police' in video

    Iran official condemns woman's treatment by 'morality police' in video

    Friday, April 20 2018 1:45 PM EDT2018-04-20 17:45:54 GMT
    Iran's Vice-President for Women's Affairs has "strongly" condemned an incident in which a female member of Iran's religious police appears physically to confront a female member of the public in an altercation that...
    Iran's Vice-President for Women's Affairs has "strongly" condemned an incident in which a female member of Iran's religious police appears physically to confront a female member of the public in an altercation that was...
  • Britain's Prince Charles will be the next head of the Commonwealth

    Britain's Prince Charles will be the next head of the Commonwealth

    Friday, April 20 2018 1:10 PM EDT2018-04-20 17:10:52 GMT
    Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Charles arrive for the formal opening of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting at Buckingham Palace in London on Thursday.Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Charles arrive for the formal opening of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting at Buckingham Palace in London on Thursday.
    Leaders of the Commonwealth -- the 53-member group of mostly former British territories -- have agreed that Britain's Prince Charles will be the body's next head.
    Leaders of the Commonwealth -- the 53-member group of mostly former British territories -- have agreed that Britain's Prince Charles will be the body's next head.
  • World War II bomb successfully defused after evacuation in central Berlin

    World War II bomb successfully defused after evacuation in central Berlin

    Thursday, April 19 2018 3:34 PM EDT2018-04-19 19:34:49 GMT
    This defused World War II bomb was found near Berlin's central railway station in 2013.This defused World War II bomb was found near Berlin's central railway station in 2013.
    The disposal of an unexploded World War II bomb will bring disruption Friday to Berlin as police attempt to defuse the 500-kilogram (1,100-pound) explosive.
    Police successfully defused an unexploded World War II bomb in Berlin on Friday after it had brought disruption to the German capital.
  • Kim Jong Un Fast Facts

    Kim Jong Un Fast Facts

    Friday, April 20 2018 7:45 AM EDT2018-04-20 11:45:35 GMT
    Here is a look at the life of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
    Here is a look at the life of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
  • Beaten, tortured, sexually abused: An American ISIS widow looks for a way home

    Beaten, tortured, sexually abused: An American ISIS widow looks for a way home

    Thursday, April 19 2018 1:24 AM EDT2018-04-19 05:24:03 GMT
    Beaten, tortured, sexually abused: An American ISIS widow looks for a way homeBeaten, tortured, sexually abused: An American ISIS widow looks for a way home
    For Samantha Sally, a vacation was all it took to flip her quiet middle-American world of muscle cars, cotton candy and an Indiana packing company, into the horror of the ritual beatings, serial rape, torture and...
    For Samantha Sally, a vacation was all it took to flip her quiet middle-American world of muscle cars, cotton candy and an Indiana packing company, into the horror of the ritual beatings, serial rape, torture and...
  • North Korea drops withdrawal of US forces as condition of denuclearization, Moon says

    North Korea drops withdrawal of US forces as condition of denuclearization, Moon says

    Thursday, April 19 2018 10:24 AM EDT2018-04-19 14:24:37 GMT
    The United States and South Korea conducted joint military exercices at a military training complex in the northeastern city of Pocheon, less than 40 km away from North Korea.The United States and South Korea conducted joint military exercices at a military training complex in the northeastern city of Pocheon, less than 40 km away from North Korea.
    North Korea has dropped its long-held demand that the United States withdraw forces from South Korea in exchange for denuclearization, South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Thursday.
    North Korea has dropped its long-held demand that the United States withdraw forces from South Korea in exchange for denuclearization, South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Thursday.
  • 'Pre-monsoon' rains begin in Bangladesh, highlighting plight of Rohingya refugees

    'Pre-monsoon' rains begin in Bangladesh, highlighting plight of Rohingya refugees

    Friday, April 20 2018 12:25 AM EDT2018-04-20 04:25:14 GMT
    The first signs of incoming monsoon rains have been felt in Rohingya refugee camps in southeastern Bangladesh.
    The first signs of incoming monsoon rains have been felt in Rohingya refugee camps in southeastern Bangladesh.
  • Queen Elizabeth II Fast Facts

    Queen Elizabeth II Fast Facts

    Thursday, April 19 2018 9:50 PM EDT2018-04-20 01:50:06 GMT
    Here's a look at the life of Elizabeth II, Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, and of her other Realms and Territories and Head of the Commonwealth of Nations.
    Here's a look at the life of Elizabeth II, Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, and of her other Realms and Territories and Head of the Commonwealth of Nations.
  • Miguel Diaz-Canel named Cuba's new president

    Miguel Diaz-Canel named Cuba's new president

    Thursday, April 19 2018 9:29 AM EDT2018-04-19 13:29:28 GMT
    Former Cuban First Vice President, Miguel Diaz-Canel,  queued up alongside residents in his home town of Santa Clara to vote in the single party parliamentary elections in March.Former Cuban First Vice President, Miguel Diaz-Canel, queued up alongside residents in his home town of Santa Clara to vote in the single party parliamentary elections in March.
    Miguel Diaz-Canel was officially named as the new leader of Cuba on Thursday, one day after a vote in the country's National Assembly.
    Miguel Díaz-Canel was officially named as the new leader of Cuba on Thursday, one day after a secret vote in the country's National Assembly.
  • European lawmakers ask Congress to save Iran deal

    European lawmakers ask Congress to save Iran deal

    Thursday, April 19 2018 12:19 PM EDT2018-04-19 16:19:37 GMT
    Representatives of Iran and officials from China, France, Germany, the European Union, Russia, the UK and the US announced the Iran nuclear deal in 2015.Representatives of Iran and officials from China, France, Germany, the European Union, Russia, the UK and the US announced the Iran nuclear deal in 2015.
    Hundreds of lawmakers in Germany, France and the UK wrote an open letter to the US Congress asking it to back the Iran nuclear deal, despite US President Donald Trump's threat to terminate the agreement next month.
    Hundreds of lawmakers in Germany, France and the UK wrote an open letter to the US Congress asking it to back the Iran nuclear deal, despite US President Donald Trump's threat to terminate the agreement next month.
  • Britain's Queen hopes Prince Charles will 'one day' lead Commonwealth

    Britain's Queen hopes Prince Charles will 'one day' lead Commonwealth

    Thursday, April 19 2018 12:39 PM EDT2018-04-19 16:39:38 GMT
    Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Charles attend Thursday the formal opening of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting at Buckingham Palace.Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Charles attend Thursday the formal opening of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting at Buckingham Palace.
    Britain's Queen Elizabeth II on Thursday said she hopes the Commonwealth will "one day" choose her son, Prince Charles, as its head as she opened a leaders' summit in London.
    Britain's Queen Elizabeth II on Thursday said she hopes the Commonwealth will "one day" choose her son, Prince Charles, as its head as she opened a leaders' summit in London.
  • At 17, this sexual abuse survivor set out to fix a broken system

    At 17, this sexual abuse survivor set out to fix a broken system

    Thursday, April 19 2018 2:09 PM EDT2018-04-19 18:09:43 GMT
    When she was 15 and living in Bolivia, CNN Hero Brisa de Angulo was repeatedly sexually abused by a member of her extended family. To prevent the same from happening to other children in Bolivia, she started A Breeze of Hope Foundation.When she was 15 and living in Bolivia, CNN Hero Brisa de Angulo was repeatedly sexually abused by a member of her extended family. To prevent the same from happening to other children in Bolivia, she started A Breeze of Hope Foundation.
    Brisa de Angulo grew up in Bolivia and remembers having a wonderful childhood. That is, until she was 15.
    Brisa de Angulo grew up in Bolivia and remembers having a wonderful childhood. That is, until she was 15.
  • UK's May proposes ban on plastic straws, stirrers and cotton swabs

    UK's May proposes ban on plastic straws, stirrers and cotton swabs

    Thursday, April 19 2018 8:34 AM EDT2018-04-19 12:34:26 GMT
    Volunteers collect plastic waste washed up on a beach in Plymouth, southwest England, in August.Volunteers collect plastic waste washed up on a beach in Plymouth, southwest England, in August.
    Plastic straws, drink stirrers and cotton swabs could be banned in England under plans proposed by the UK government to reduce plastic waste and protect the world's oceans.
    Plastic straws, drink stirrers and cotton swabs could be banned in England under plans proposed by the UK government to reduce plastic waste and protect the world's oceans.
  • Cuba's National Assembly announces Miguel Diaz-Canel as new president

    Cuba's National Assembly announces Miguel Diaz-Canel as new president

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 6:03 AM EDT2018-04-18 10:03:06 GMT
    Miguel Díaz-Canel was nominated Wednesday to be Cuba's next leader, succeeding President Raul Castro.Miguel Díaz-Canel was nominated Wednesday to be Cuba's next leader, succeeding President Raul Castro.
    For the first time in the lives of most Cubans, a man not named Castro is set to take over the leadership of the Communist-run island nation.
    For the first time in the lives of most Cubans, a man not named Castro will lead the Communist-run island nation.
  • Canadian who posted drug smuggling trip on Instagram sentenced to prison

    Canadian who posted drug smuggling trip on Instagram sentenced to prison

    Thursday, April 19 2018 4:14 AM EDT2018-04-19 08:14:14 GMT
    One of the two Canadian women who documented a lavish cruise trip to Australia on Instagram as a front for smuggling cocaine has been sentenced to at least four and a half years in prison. Melina Roberge, along with two accomplices, had embarked on a...One of the two Canadian women who documented a lavish cruise trip to Australia on Instagram as a front for smuggling cocaine has been sentenced to at least four and a half years in prison. Melina Roberge, along with two accomplices, had embarked on a...
    One of the two Canadian women who documented a lavish cruise trip to Australia on Instagram as a front for smuggling cocaine has been sentenced to at least four and a half years in prison.
    One of the two Canadian women who documented a lavish cruise trip to Australia on Instagram as a front for smuggling cocaine has been sentenced to at least four and a half years in prison.
  • Japanese finance official resigns over sexual harassment allegations

    Japanese finance official resigns over sexual harassment allegations

    Thursday, April 19 2018 8:14 AM EDT2018-04-19 12:14:24 GMT
    A high-ranking Japanese political figure has resigned in the wake of sex harassment allegations, a further blow to a government beset by scandal.
    A high-ranking Japanese political figure has resigned in the wake of sex harassment allegations, a further blow to a government beset by scandal.
  • 'Question your sons' says Indian PM Modi amid ongoing rape outrage

    'Question your sons' says Indian PM Modi amid ongoing rape outrage

    Thursday, April 19 2018 5:04 AM EDT2018-04-19 09:04:16 GMT
    Faced with a growing torrent of outrage both at home and abroad, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has moved to address his country's persistent issue with sexual violence, asserting "rape is rape" and should not...
    Faced with a growing torrent of outrage both at home and abroad, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has moved to address his country's persistent issue with sexual violence, asserting "rape is rape" and should not be...
  • Three US men face life in jail over murder-for-hire killing of Filipino woman

    Three US men face life in jail over murder-for-hire killing of Filipino woman

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 10:13 PM EDT2018-04-19 02:13:56 GMT
    Joseph Manuel Hunter, center, is escorted by Thai police commandos after being arrested in Bangkok during a previous incident in Thailand, in September 2013.Joseph Manuel Hunter, center, is escorted by Thai police commandos after being arrested in Bangkok during a previous incident in Thailand, in September 2013.
    Three men, including a former US soldier, were found guilty in a New York court Wednesday of taking tens of thousands of dollars to murder a woman in the Philippines in 2012.
    A former US soldier described as a "ringleader of trained assassins" is facing life in jail after being found guilty Wednesday of organizing the killing of a woman in the Philippines in 2012 for cash.
  • Korean peace treaty needs more than Trump's 'blessing'

    Korean peace treaty needs more than Trump's 'blessing'

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 7:03 AM EDT2018-04-18 11:03:13 GMT
    US President Donald Trump says he's given his "blessing" to talks between Seoul and Pyongyang aimed at formally ending the Korean war.US President Donald Trump says he's given his "blessing" to talks between Seoul and Pyongyang aimed at formally ending the Korean war.
    US President Donald Trump says he's given his "blessing" to talks between Seoul and Pyongyang aimed at formally ending the Korean war.
    US President Donald Trump says he's given his "blessing" to talks between Seoul and Pyongyang aimed at formally ending the Korean war.
  • Would you pay $1.1M for this derelict Sydney house?

    Would you pay $1.1M for this derelict Sydney house?

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 7:53 PM EDT2018-04-18 23:53:46 GMT
    A crumbling property in Sydney has raised eyebrows after it sold for an incredible $1.1 million.A crumbling property in Sydney has raised eyebrows after it sold for an incredible $1.1 million.
    A derelict house in Sydney has sparked outrage online after selling for an incredible $1.41 million Australian dollars ($1.1 million).
    A derelict house in Sydney has sparked outrage online after selling for an incredible $1.41 million Australian dollars ($1.1 million).
  • Global warming is killing the Great Barrier Reef, study says

    Global warming is killing the Great Barrier Reef, study says

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 1:03 PM EDT2018-04-18 17:03:26 GMT
    Marine heat waves caused massive coral die-off in two years, research finds.Marine heat waves caused massive coral die-off in two years, research finds.
    Marine heat waves caused by global warming are killing off the corals of Australia's Great Barrier Reef, the world's largest reef system, according to a study published Wednesday in the journal Nature.
    Marine heat waves caused by global warming are killing off the corals of Australia's Great Barrier Reef, the world's largest reef system, according to a study published Wednesday in the journal Nature.
  • UK Home Office destroyed Windrush landing card slips

    UK Home Office destroyed Windrush landing card slips

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 7:13 AM EDT2018-04-18 11:13:09 GMT
    The Uk Home Office destroyed landing card slips that documented arrival dates for the so-called Windrush generation.The Uk Home Office destroyed landing card slips that documented arrival dates for the so-called Windrush generation.
    The UK Home Office destroyed landing card slips that documented arrival dates for the so-called Windrush generation, it confirmed Wednesday, an admission that has added to pressure on the government over its...
    The UK Home Office destroyed landing card slips that documented arrival dates for the so-called Windrush generation, it confirmed Wednesday, an admission that has added to pressure on the government over its treatment of...
  • Last in Queen Elizabeth II's line of corgis dies, says British press

    Last in Queen Elizabeth II's line of corgis dies, says British press

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 10:53 AM EDT2018-04-18 14:53:21 GMT
    Queen Elizabeth II is pictured with one of her pet corgis in 1970.Queen Elizabeth II is pictured with one of her pet corgis in 1970.
    Britain's Queen Elizabeth II has lost the last descendant of her original corgi after 14-year-old Willow was put down at Windsor Castle on Sunday following a battle with cancer, according to UK media reports.
    Britain's Queen Elizabeth II has lost the last descendant of her original corgi after 14-year-old Willow was put down at Windsor Castle on Sunday following a battle with cancer, according to UK media reports.
  • Protesters built a giant pipeline to greet Justin Trudeau in London

    Protesters built a giant pipeline to greet Justin Trudeau in London

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 6:18 PM EDT2018-04-18 22:18:41 GMT
    Greenpeace activists build an "oil pipeline" next to a cutout of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.Greenpeace activists build an "oil pipeline" next to a cutout of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was greeted in London on Wednesday with a 98-foot fake pipeline meant to challenge his support of a controversial oil pipeline in his country.
    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was greeted in London on Wednesday with a 98-foot fake pipeline meant to challenge his support of a controversial oil pipeline in his country.
  • UK government loses key Brexit vote

    UK government loses key Brexit vote

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 1:23 PM EDT2018-04-18 17:23:29 GMT
    Theresa May has said Britain will not remain in the customs union after Brexit.Theresa May has said Britain will not remain in the customs union after Brexit.
    The UK Government has lost a key Brexit vote, with the upper House of Parliament backing calls to remain in the EU customs union after Brexit.
    The UK Government has lost a key Brexit vote, with the upper House of Parliament backing calls to remain in the EU customs union after Brexit.
  • Turkey's President Erdogan announces early elections

    Turkey's President Erdogan announces early elections

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 9:18 AM EDT2018-04-18 13:18:22 GMT
    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has announced early elections.Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has announced early elections.
    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced Wednesday that the country will hold snap parliamentary and presidential elections on June 24, more than a year earlier than they were due to take place.
    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced Wednesday that the country will hold snap parliamentary and presidential elections on June 24, more than a year earlier than they were due to take place.
  • Cuba's likely new leader, Miguel Diaz-Canel, faces economic and diplomatic challenges

    Cuba's likely new leader, Miguel Diaz-Canel, faces economic and diplomatic challenges

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 12:53 PM EDT2018-04-18 16:53:27 GMT
    Cuban First Vice President, Miguel Diaz-Canel,  queued up alongside residents in his home town of Santa Clara to vote in the single party parliamentary elections in March.Cuban First Vice President, Miguel Diaz-Canel, queued up alongside residents in his home town of Santa Clara to vote in the single party parliamentary elections in March.
    Before becoming the heir apparent to Cuban President Raul Castro, when Miguel Díaz-Canel was still climbing his way up the ranks of the Communist Party hierarchy in the island's provinces, he earned a nickname that...
    Before becoming the heir apparent to Cuban President Raul Castro, when Miguel Díaz-Canel was still climbing his way up the ranks of the Communist Party hierarchy in the island's provinces, he earned a nickname that stuck...
  • A death in Russia, and questions about the risks of investigative reporting

    A death in Russia, and questions about the risks of investigative reporting

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 4:58 PM EDT2018-04-18 20:58:41 GMT
    The death of a Russian investigative reporter has raised alarms about a worrying pattern: Tragic and often deadly incidents involving people who go public on sensitive issues.
    The death of a Russian investigative reporter has raised alarms about a worrying pattern: Tragic and often deadly incidents involving people who go public on sensitive issues.
  • Armed men storm Nigeria's senate, stealing mace

    Armed men storm Nigeria's senate, stealing mace

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 2:18 PM EDT2018-04-18 18:18:32 GMT
    Armed men invaded Nigeria's Senate Wednesday and made away with its mace.Armed men invaded Nigeria's Senate Wednesday and made away with its mace.
    The Nigerian Senate was on high alert Wednesday after armed men interrupted a session at Nigeria's parliament, stealing its mace.
    The Nigerian Senate was on high alert Wednesday after armed men interrupted a session at Nigeria's parliament, stealing its mace.
  • Indian women's commissioner on hunger strike over rape laws

    Indian women's commissioner on hunger strike over rape laws

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 8:13 AM EDT2018-04-18 12:13:16 GMT
    Delhi Women Commission chief Swati Maliwal on day five of her hunger strike to call for stricter penalties for rape in India.Delhi Women Commission chief Swati Maliwal on day five of her hunger strike to call for stricter penalties for rape in India.
    The head of Delhi's Commission for Women (DCW) is staging an indefinite hunger strike to push for stricter laws for rape in India, including the death penalty, after a series of horrific attacks on young girls.
    The head of Delhi's Commission for Women (DCW) is staging an indefinite hunger strike to push for stricter laws for rape in India, including the death penalty, after a series of horrific attacks on young girls.
  • Confusion over experts' visit to alleged Syria chemical attack site

    Confusion over experts' visit to alleged Syria chemical attack site

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 2:52 AM EDT2018-04-18 06:52:56 GMT
    US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said the US was prepared to sustain its pressure on Syria after a night of military strikes meant to cripple the country's ability to use chemical weapons.US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said the US was prepared to sustain its pressure on Syria after a night of military strikes meant to cripple the country's ability to use chemical weapons.
    Chemical weapons investigators are due to travel Wednesday the site of a suspected Syrian chemical weapon attack in Douma, if it's safe enough, according Syria's Ambassador to the UN.
    More than 11 days have passed since a suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria left dozens of people dead, yet it is still unclear when independent investigators will gain access to the site to work out what happened.
  • Chinese President Xi Jinping will visit Pyongyang 'soon,' official says

    Chinese President Xi Jinping will visit Pyongyang 'soon,' official says

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 1:22 AM EDT2018-04-18 05:22:50 GMT
    Chinese President Xi Jinping is preparing to visit the North Korean capital of Pyongyang, an official with knowledge of the discussions told CNN Wednesday.Chinese President Xi Jinping is preparing to visit the North Korean capital of Pyongyang, an official with knowledge of the discussions told CNN Wednesday.
    Chinese President Xi Jinping is preparing to visit the North Korean capital of Pyongyang, an official with knowledge of the discussions told CNN.
    Chinese President Xi Jinping is preparing to visit the North Korean capital of Pyongyang, an official with knowledge of the discussions told CNN Wednesday.
  • Kim Jong Un's wife afforded new level of respect in North Korean media

    Kim Jong Un's wife afforded new level of respect in North Korean media

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 11:27 AM EDT2018-04-17 15:27:07 GMT
    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and his wife Ri Sol-Ju, seen in an undated handout image from North Korean state media, attending an art performance in Pyongyang.North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and his wife Ri Sol-Ju, seen in an undated handout image from North Korean state media, attending an art performance in Pyongyang.
    Ri Sol Ju, wife of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, has been afforded a new title in the country's state media, a move that analysts say could signal an evolution in the power structure of the reclusive country.
    Ri Sol Ju, wife of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, has been afforded a new title in the country's state media, a move that analysts say could signal an evolution in the power structure of the reclusive country.
  • Mud near this small Japanese island could change the global economy

    Mud near this small Japanese island could change the global economy

    Monday, April 16 2018 1:21 PM EDT2018-04-16 17:21:58 GMT
    According to a new paper published by a team of Japanese researchers, this huge patch of mineral-rich deep sea mud lies near Minamitorishima Island, a small island 1,1000 miles off the coast of Japan.According to a new paper published by a team of Japanese researchers, this huge patch of mineral-rich deep sea mud lies near Minamitorishima Island, a small island 1,1000 miles off the coast of Japan.
    A small island in the Pacific Ocean is the site of a huge discovery that could change Japan's economic future. How huge? One economist called it a "game changer." The researchers who helped find it said it had...
    A small island in the Pacific Ocean is the site of a huge discovery that could change Japan's economic future. How huge? One economist called it a "game changer." The researchers who helped find it said it had "tremendous...
  • Chemical weapons experts not in Douma, State Department says

    Chemical weapons experts not in Douma, State Department says

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 5:36 AM EDT2018-04-17 09:36:49 GMT
    US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said the US was prepared to sustain its pressure on Syria after a night of military strikes meant to cripple the country's ability to use chemical weapons.US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said the US was prepared to sustain its pressure on Syria after a night of military strikes meant to cripple the country's ability to use chemical weapons.
    A team of international chemical weapons experts will on Wednesday visit the site of a suspected gas attack in the Syrian city of Douma, a Russian military official said, rejecting accusations that Russia and Syria...
    There was confusion Tuesday whether a team of international experts had arrived in the Syrian city of Douma to determine whether chemical weapons were used in an attack there 10 days ago.
  • Philippine riot police to keep tourists at bay during Boracay island cleanup

    Philippine riot police to keep tourists at bay during Boracay island cleanup

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 10:37 AM EDT2018-04-17 14:37:05 GMT
    The Philippine government will deploy dozens of riot police to ensure that tourists don't interfere with a planned six-month cleanup of its famed Boracay island, a police official said Tuesday.The Philippine government will deploy dozens of riot police to ensure that tourists don't interfere with a planned six-month cleanup of its famed Boracay island, a police official said Tuesday.
    The Philippines government will deploy dozens of riot police to ensure that tourists don't interfere with a planned six-month cleanup of its famed Boracay island, a police official said Tuesday.
    The Philippine government will deploy dozens of riot police to ensure that tourists don't interfere with a planned six-month cleanup of its famed Boracay island, a police official said Tuesday.
  • Amanpour: Women everywhere should be able to speak freely about sex and love

    Amanpour: Women everywhere should be able to speak freely about sex and love

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 4:42 PM EDT2018-04-17 20:42:25 GMT
    Christiane Amanpour say women everywhere should be able to speak freely about sex and love.Christiane Amanpour say women everywhere should be able to speak freely about sex and love.
    When we started filming the CNN Original Series "Sex & Love Around The World," I was both curious and nervous about what we might find.
    When we started filming the CNN Original Series "Sex & Love Around The World," I was both curious and nervous about what we might find.
  • Theresa May apologizes for treatment of Windrush immigrants

    Theresa May apologizes for treatment of Windrush immigrants

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 8:47 AM EDT2018-04-17 12:47:00 GMT
    The British government has been criticized for a guide published in 2013 that urges people deported from the UK to Jamaica to "try to be 'Jamaican'" and adopt a "local accent" upon arrival.The British government has been criticized for a guide published in 2013 that urges people deported from the UK to Jamaica to "try to be 'Jamaican'" and adopt a "local accent" upon arrival.
    British Prime Minister Theresa May apologized Tuesday for her government's treatment of some Caribbean immigrants to the United Kingdom and insisted they were still welcome in the country.
    British Prime Minister Theresa May apologized Tuesday for her government's treatment of some Caribbean immigrants to the United Kingdom and insisted they were still welcome in the country.
  • People being deported to Jamaica from UK told to 'try to be Jamaican'

    People being deported to Jamaica from UK told to 'try to be Jamaican'

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 8:01 AM EDT2018-04-17 12:01:58 GMT
    The British government has been criticized for a guide published in 2013 that urges people deported from the UK to Jamaica to "try to be 'Jamaican'" and adopt a "local accent" upon arrival.The British government has been criticized for a guide published in 2013 that urges people deported from the UK to Jamaica to "try to be 'Jamaican'" and adopt a "local accent" upon arrival.
    The British government has been criticized for a guide published in 2013 that urges people deported from the UK to Jamaica to "try to be 'Jamaican'" and adopt a "local accent" upon arrival.
    The British government has been criticized for a guide published in 2013 that urges people deported from the UK to Jamaica to "try to be 'Jamaican'" and adopt a "local accent" upon arrival.
  • Cardinal Pell's defense calls for historical abuse charges to be dropped

    Cardinal Pell's defense calls for historical abuse charges to be dropped

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 2:27 AM EDT2018-04-17 06:27:33 GMT
    Cardinal George Pell leaves the Victorian Magistrates Court in Melbourne on March 5, 2018.Cardinal George Pell leaves the Victorian Magistrates Court in Melbourne on March 5, 2018.
    The lead barrister defending senior Vatican official Cardinal George Pell against historical abuse charges has argued for the case to be dropped because a trial would be a "waste of public money, time and effort."
    The lead barrister defending senior Vatican official Cardinal George Pell against historical abuse charges has argued for the case to be dropped because a trial would be a "waste of public money, time and effort."
  • Scientists hope new enzyme will 'eat' plastic pollution

    Scientists hope new enzyme will 'eat' plastic pollution

    Monday, April 16 2018 10:37 PM EDT2018-04-17 02:37:22 GMT
    Scientists have accidentally developed a plastic-eating enzyme that may be used to combat one of the world's worst pollution problems. Researchers from Britain's University of Portsmouth and the US Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy...Scientists have accidentally developed a plastic-eating enzyme that may be used to combat one of the world's worst pollution problems. Researchers from Britain's University of Portsmouth and the US Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy...
    Scientists have accidentally developed a plastic-eating enzyme that may be used to combat one of the world's worst pollution problems.
    Scientists have accidentally developed a plastic-eating enzyme that may be used to combat one of the world's worst pollution problems.
  • Canada to return diplomat families from Cuba over health concerns

    Canada to return diplomat families from Cuba over health concerns

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 1:57 AM EDT2018-04-17 05:57:33 GMT
    The families of Canadian diplomats in Cuba will return home permanently due to unexplained health concerns, Canada's government announced Monday.The families of Canadian diplomats in Cuba will return home permanently due to unexplained health concerns, Canada's government announced Monday.
    The families of Canadian diplomats in Cuba will return home permanently due to unexplained heath concerns, Canada's government announced Monday.
    The families of Canadian diplomats in Cuba will return home permanently due to unexplained health concerns, Canada's government announced Monday.
  • Rape cases spark political protest movement in India

    Rape cases spark political protest movement in India

    Monday, April 16 2018 4:36 AM EDT2018-04-16 08:36:30 GMT
    Indian demonstrators gather at the India Gate monument for a late night candlelight vigil in protest over the gang rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl, in New Delhi on April 13, 2018.Indian demonstrators gather at the India Gate monument for a late night candlelight vigil in protest over the gang rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl, in New Delhi on April 13, 2018.
    Thousands of people have taken to the streets across India in reaction to string of brutal rape cases, in some of the largest mass demonstrations held in the country since the rape and murder of a female college...
    Thousands of people have taken to the streets across India in reaction to a series of high-profile rape cases, in some of the largest mass demonstrations held in the country since the rape and murder of a female college...
  • Shark attack halts Australia surf competition

    Shark attack halts Australia surf competition

    Monday, April 16 2018 1:51 AM EDT2018-04-16 05:51:22 GMT
    A shark attack on a surfer in Australia has forced the temporary suspension of an international surfing competition. The victim, Alejandro Travaglini, 37, was bitten on the leg by a shark off Gracetown in Western Australia on Monday morning.A shark attack on a surfer in Australia has forced the temporary suspension of an international surfing competition. The victim, Alejandro Travaglini, 37, was bitten on the leg by a shark off Gracetown in Western Australia on Monday morning.
    A shark attack on a surfer in Australia has forced the temporary suspension of an international surfing competition.
    A shark attack on a surfer in Australia has forced the temporary suspension of an international surfing competition.
  • South Korean actress and former North Korean abductee Choi Eun-hee dies

    South Korean actress and former North Korean abductee Choi Eun-hee dies

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 4:02 AM EDT2018-04-17 08:02:38 GMT
    South Korean film legend Choi Eun-hee, who was once abducted and forced to make movies for the North Korean regime, has died. She was 91. Seen here is South Korea actress Choi Eun-hee speaks during an interview in Busan, South Korea, Friday, October...South Korean film legend Choi Eun-hee, who was once abducted and forced to make movies for the North Korean regime, has died. She was 91. Seen here is South Korea actress Choi Eun-hee speaks during an interview in Busan, South Korea, Friday, October...
    South Korean film legend Choi Eun-hee, who was once abducted and forced to make movies for the North Korean regime, has died. She was 92.
    South Korean film legend Choi Eun-hee, who was once abducted and forced to make movies for the North Korean regime, has died. She was 92.
  • Boy unearths lost treasure of 10th century Danish king

    Boy unearths lost treasure of 10th century Danish king

    Monday, April 16 2018 7:02 PM EDT2018-04-16 23:02:14 GMT
    Scientists have discovered the treasure of a 10th century Danish King thanks to the help of a 13-year-old boy.Scientists have discovered the treasure of a 10th century Danish King thanks to the help of a 13-year-old boy.
    When a 13-year-old boy found a small piece of silver in a field in Germany, he took the first step in what would become a historic recovery in the southern Baltic region.
    A 13-year-old boy and an amateur archaeologist have helped to uncover a unique stash of lost treasure thought to be associated with the legendary Danish King "Harry Bluetooth," who brought Christianity to Denmark in the...
  • Xi Jinping sends warning to Taiwan, United States with live-fire drills

    Xi Jinping sends warning to Taiwan, United States with live-fire drills

    Sunday, April 15 2018 11:11 PM EDT2018-04-16 03:11:15 GMT
    A frigate launches chaff and flare during a drill at the sea near eastern Taiwan on April 13.A frigate launches chaff and flare during a drill at the sea near eastern Taiwan on April 13.
    Chinese President Xi Jinping has sent a clear message of Beijing's disapproval over growing ties between the United States and Taiwan by ordering live fire drills in the Taiwan Strait.
    Chinese President Xi Jinping has sent a clear message of Beijing's disapproval over growing ties between the United States and Taiwan by ordering live-fire drills in the Taiwan Strait.
  • Kenya's empty nets: How cheap Chinese fish imports have hooked buyers

    Kenya's empty nets: How cheap Chinese fish imports have hooked buyers

    Monday, April 16 2018 9:07 PM EDT2018-04-17 01:07:18 GMT
    Kenyan fisherman pull up their nets in the early morning as they fish on Lake Victoria.Kenyan fisherman pull up their nets in the early morning as they fish on Lake Victoria.
    With nets in hand and the boat's motor chugging along on still waters, dozens of fishermen set out to Lake Victoria, Africa's largest lake, at the crack of dawn.
    With nets in hand and the boat's motor chugging along on still waters, dozens of fishermen set out to Lake Victoria, Africa's largest lake, at the crack of dawn.
  • Chemical weapons experts blocked from Syrian attack site, UK says

    Chemical weapons experts blocked from Syrian attack site, UK says

    Monday, April 16 2018 2:16 AM EDT2018-04-16 06:16:24 GMT
    Damascus skies erupt with anti-aircraft fire as the US launches an attack on Syria targeting different parts of the Syrian capital Damascus, Syria, early Saturday, April 14, 2018.Damascus skies erupt with anti-aircraft fire as the US launches an attack on Syria targeting different parts of the Syrian capital Damascus, Syria, early Saturday, April 14, 2018.
    There will be questions for both UK Prime Minister Theresa May and her French counterpart Emmanuel Macron when they face their legislatures on Monday.
    They've waited two days to enter the site of the latest suspected chemical attack, where dozens of Syrian civilians were killed.
  • Invited to the UK decades ago, now they must prove they're British

    Invited to the UK decades ago, now they must prove they're British

    Monday, April 16 2018 11:52 AM EDT2018-04-16 15:52:01 GMT
    People from Jamaica disembark from the Empire Windrush at Tilbury docks in east London in 1948.People from Jamaica disembark from the Empire Windrush at Tilbury docks in east London in 1948.
    They came to help rebuild Britain after the devastation of World War Two, invited by the UK government to lay roads, drive buses, clean hospitals and nurse the sick.
    They came to help rebuild Britain after the devastation of World War Two, invited by the UK government to lay roads, drive buses, clean hospitals and nurse the sick.
  • Meghan Markle Fast Facts

    Meghan Markle Fast Facts

    Monday, April 16 2018 2:26 PM EDT2018-04-16 18:26:59 GMT
    Here is a look at the life of former actress Meghan Markle, fiancée of Great Britain's Prince Harry.
    Here is a look at the life of former actress Meghan Markle, fiancée of Great Britain's Prince Harry.
  • Russian investigative reporter dies after fall, and some fear foul play

    Russian investigative reporter dies after fall, and some fear foul play

    Monday, April 16 2018 1:26 PM EDT2018-04-16 17:26:58 GMT
    A Russian reporter known for his investigations into Russian mercenaries in Syria died after a fall from his apartment in the city of Yekaterinburg, raising fresh concern about threats to independent journalists.
    A Russian reporter known for his investigations into Russian mercenaries in Syria died after a fall from his apartment in the city of Yekaterinburg, raising fresh concern about threats to independent journalists.
  • OPEC Fast Facts

    OPEC Fast Facts

    Monday, April 16 2018 12:26 PM EDT2018-04-16 16:26:53 GMT
    Here's a look at the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, headquartered in Vienna, Austria.
    Here's a look at the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, headquartered in Vienna, Austria.
  • 11 Lions are killed in a suspected poison attack, dealing a major blow to conservation efforts

    11 Lions are killed in a suspected poison attack, dealing a major blow to conservation efforts

    Monday, April 16 2018 11:41 AM EDT2018-04-16 15:41:53 GMT
    Lions are in peril. They're losing their natural habitats. They're being poached to death. And, in Africa, their population has declined 90% in the last 75 years.
    Lions are in peril. They're losing their natural habitats. They're being poached to death. And, in Africa, their population has declined 90% in the last 75 years.
  • Suspected Toronto serial killer charged with 8th murder

    Suspected Toronto serial killer charged with 8th murder

    Monday, April 16 2018 11:16 AM EDT2018-04-16 15:16:53 GMT
    Toronto-area landscaper, Bruce McArthur has been charged with killing Selim Esen, 44, Skandaraj "Skanda" Navaratnam, 40,  Andrew Kinsman, 49, Majeed Kayhan, 58, Dean Lisowick, 47, Soroush Mahmudi, 50, and burrying them in potted plans.Toronto-area landscaper, Bruce McArthur has been charged with killing Selim Esen, 44, Skandaraj "Skanda" Navaratnam, 40, Andrew Kinsman, 49, Majeed Kayhan, 58, Dean Lisowick, 47, Soroush Mahmudi, 50, and burrying them in potted plans.
    Suspected Toronto serial killer Bruce McArthur was charged with an eighth count of murder after police identified a Sri Lankan man whose dismembered body was found in a potted plant connected to McArthur, Toronto...
    Suspected Toronto serial killer Bruce McArthur was charged with an eighth count of murder after police identified a Sri Lankan man whose dismembered body was found in a potted plant connected to McArthur, Toronto Police...
  • Nigeria's President Buhari will meet Trump in Washington

    Nigeria's President Buhari will meet Trump in Washington

    Monday, April 16 2018 10:16 AM EDT2018-04-16 14:16:47 GMT
    Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari speaks to CNN on May 11, 2016. (File Photo)Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari speaks to CNN on May 11, 2016. (File Photo)
    Nigeria's President Buhari will meet with United States President Donald Trump at the end of the month, the White House said.
    Nigeria's President Buhari will meet with United States President Donald Trump at the end of the month, the White House said.
  • Rare win for China's LGBT community after censorship U-turn by Sina Weibo

    Rare win for China's LGBT community after censorship U-turn by Sina Weibo

    Monday, April 16 2018 4:01 AM EDT2018-04-16 08:01:28 GMT
    Runners of the Shanghai Pride Run make signs with their fingers while wearing rainbow shoelaces at the start of the race in Shanghai on June 18, 2016.Runners of the Shanghai Pride Run make signs with their fingers while wearing rainbow shoelaces at the start of the race in Shanghai on June 18, 2016.
    One of China's biggest social media companies on Monday reversed a decision to censor gay content -- a rare victory for the country's nascent but increasingly vocal LGBT rights movement.
    One of China's biggest social media companies on Monday reversed a decision to censor gay content -- a rare victory for the country's nascent but increasingly vocal LGBT rights movement.
  • UN disputes Myanmar Rohingya repatriation claim

    UN disputes Myanmar Rohingya repatriation claim

    Monday, April 16 2018 5:41 AM EDT2018-04-16 09:41:33 GMT
    Rohingya refugee children play in Balukhali camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh  CREDIT: Getty Images AsiaPac/Getty ImagesRohingya refugee children play in Balukhali camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh CREDIT: Getty Images AsiaPac/Getty Images
    The United Nations and Bangladesh have questioned Myanmar's claim of repatriating the first Rohingya refugees as concerns mount for the safety of returnees.
    The United Nations and Bangladesh have questioned Myanmar's claim of repatriating the first Rohingya refugees as concerns mount for the safety of returnees.
  • Britain braces for possible Russian retaliation over Syria strikes

    Britain braces for possible Russian retaliation over Syria strikes

    Monday, April 16 2018 9:11 AM EDT2018-04-16 13:11:50 GMT
    The bodies of three children are laid out for identification by family members at a makeshift hospital in Aleppo in 2012.The bodies of three children are laid out for identification by family members at a makeshift hospital in Aleppo in 2012.
    Britain is bracing for the possibility of Russian retaliation in the wake of Saturday's airstrikes on alleged chemical weapons sites in Syria.
    Britain is bracing for the possibility of Russian retaliation in the wake of Saturday's airstrikes on alleged chemical weapons sites in Syria.
  • Abe faces awkward Trump summit on North Korea amid plummeting support in Japan

    Abe faces awkward Trump summit on North Korea amid plummeting support in Japan

    Monday, April 16 2018 4:46 AM EDT2018-04-16 08:46:31 GMT
    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will be hoping US President Donald Trump gives him a much-needed victory this week after mass protests in Tokyo.  CREDIT: The Asahi Shimbun/The Asahi Shimbun/The Asahi Shimbun via Getty ImagesJapanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will be hoping US President Donald Trump gives him a much-needed victory this week after mass protests in Tokyo. CREDIT: The Asahi Shimbun/The Asahi Shimbun/The Asahi Shimbun via Getty Images
    Embattled Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe heads to Mar-a-Lago Tuesday for a meeting with US President Donald Trump in dire need of a policy win as he faces challenges abroad and protests at home.
    Embattled Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who heads Tuesday to Mar-a-Lago for a meeting with US President Donald Trump, is in dire need of a policy win as he faces challenges abroad and protests at home.
  • A year after the US first attacked Syria, what's changed?

    A year after the US first attacked Syria, what's changed?

    Sunday, April 8 2018 12:17 PM EDT2018-04-08 16:17:12 GMT
    The bodies of three children are laid out for identification by family members at a makeshift hospital in Aleppo in 2012.The bodies of three children are laid out for identification by family members at a makeshift hospital in Aleppo in 2012.
    One year ago the US launched its first military assault against the Syrian regime, a move some thought would be a game-changer in that country's gruesome civil war.
    One year ago the US launched its first military assault against the Syrian regime, a move some thought would be a game-changer in that country's gruesome civil war.
  • Survivors of a chemical attack in Syria tell their stories for the first time

    Survivors of a chemical attack in Syria tell their stories for the first time

    Sunday, April 15 2018 1:30 PM EDT2018-04-15 17:30:44 GMT
    Umm Nour shows us her twin seven-year-old girls with matching pink Dora the Explorer backpacks.Umm Nour shows us her twin seven-year-old girls with matching pink Dora the Explorer backpacks.
    The air in the camp is thick, fraught with the muted mourning of people who have been through more than they can comprehend, people whose losses penetrate their souls and whose fears are so great that they can...
    The air in the camp is thick, fraught with the muted mourning of people who have been through more than they can comprehend, people whose losses penetrate their souls and whose fears are so great that they can barely...
  • Did Syria strikes kill any chance of diplomacy?

    Did Syria strikes kill any chance of diplomacy?

    Sunday, April 15 2018 11:36 PM EDT2018-04-16 03:36:16 GMT
    French President Emmanuel Macron wants the world to seize the moment. After Friday night's strikes against regime targets in Syria, he's demanding a concerted drive to resurrect the international peace process,...
    French President Emmanuel Macron wants the world to seize the moment. After Friday night's strikes against regime targets in Syria, he's demanding a concerted drive to resurrect the international peace process, last seen...
  • What do the US, UK and French airstrikes mean for Syria's war?

    What do the US, UK and French airstrikes mean for Syria's war?

    Sunday, April 15 2018 12:05 PM EDT2018-04-15 16:05:38 GMT
    President Donald Trump announced on Friday he ordered strikes on the Syrian regime in response for a chemical weapon attack last weekend.President Donald Trump announced on Friday he ordered strikes on the Syrian regime in response for a chemical weapon attack last weekend.
    It was over in 70 minutes, and changed nothing, but perhaps also everything.
    It was over in 70 minutes, and changed nothing, but perhaps also everything.
  • Yemen Fast Facts

    Yemen Fast Facts

    Sunday, April 15 2018 12:50 PM EDT2018-04-15 16:50:42 GMT
    Here's a look at Yemen, a country located on the southwestern tip of the Arabian Peninsula, sharing a border with Saudi Arabia and Oman.
    Here's a look at Yemen, a country located on the southwestern tip of the Arabian Peninsula, sharing a border with Saudi Arabia and Oman.
  • Tony Blair Fast Facts

    Tony Blair Fast Facts

    Sunday, April 15 2018 12:50 PM EDT2018-04-15 16:50:41 GMT
    Here's a look at the life of former British Prime Minister Tony Blair.
    Here's a look at the life of former British Prime Minister Tony Blair.
  • Death of Osama bin Laden Fast Facts

    Death of Osama bin Laden Fast Facts

    Sunday, April 15 2018 12:45 PM EDT2018-04-15 16:45:41 GMT
    Here are some facts about the death of Osama bin Laden.
    Here are some facts about the death of Osama bin Laden.
  • Hosni Mubarak Fast Facts

    Hosni Mubarak Fast Facts

    Sunday, April 15 2018 12:40 PM EDT2018-04-15 16:40:40 GMT
    Here's a look at the life of Hosni Mubarak, former president of Egypt.
    Here's a look at the life of Hosni Mubarak, former president of Egypt.
  • Caravan of migrants climbs freight train for the next leg of the journey

    Caravan of migrants climbs freight train for the next leg of the journey

    Saturday, April 14 2018 11:10 PM EDT2018-04-15 03:10:00 GMT
    After a few days in Mexico City, Central American migrants continued their journey north to the US border. About 500 migrants traveling in a caravan climbed onto the freight train just outside the Mexican city of Tultitlán.After a few days in Mexico City, Central American migrants continued their journey north to the US border. About 500 migrants traveling in a caravan climbed onto the freight train just outside the Mexican city of Tultitlán.
    A caravan of Central American migrants heading north has boarded a train for the next leg of the journey in Mexico.
    A stampede of Central American migrants rushed to the tracks Saturday when the first whistle of the train rang out.
  • New push in UN to end Syria's chemical weapons following strikes

    New push in UN to end Syria's chemical weapons following strikes

    Sunday, April 15 2018 3:00 AM EDT2018-04-15 07:00:11 GMT
    President Donald Trump announced on Friday he ordered strikes on the Syrian regime in response for a chemical weapon attack last weekend.President Donald Trump announced on Friday he ordered strikes on the Syrian regime in response for a chemical weapon attack last weekend.
    The United States, the United Kingdom and France are pushing for an "irreversible" end to Syria's chemical weapons program, amid furious recriminations from Russia over the effectiveness and legality of a wave of...
    The United States, the United Kingdom and France are pushing for an "irreversible" end to Syria's chemical weapons program, amid furious recriminations from Russia over the effectiveness and legality of a wave of US-led...
  • Israeli army destroys 'deepest and longest' tunnel from Gaza

    Israeli army destroys 'deepest and longest' tunnel from Gaza

    Sunday, April 15 2018 9:00 AM EDT2018-04-15 13:00:29 GMT
    Israel's military destroyed a tunnel originating from Gaza that penetrated tens of meters inside Israeli territory, the Israeli Defense Force announced Sunday.
    Israel's military destroyed a tunnel originating from Gaza that penetrated tens of meters inside Israeli territory, the Israeli Defense Force announced Sunday.
  • South Africans mourn Winnie Mandela in a massive funeral

    South Africans mourn Winnie Mandela in a massive funeral

    Saturday, April 14 2018 1:58 AM EDT2018-04-14 05:58:56 GMT
    Winnie Madikizela-Mandela's image serves as a backdrop at her funeral Saturday at Orlando Stadium in Soweto, as Julius Malema, leader of the Economic Freedom Fighters populist opposition party, pays tribute to her.Winnie Madikizela-Mandela's image serves as a backdrop at her funeral Saturday at Orlando Stadium in Soweto, as Julius Malema, leader of the Economic Freedom Fighters populist opposition party, pays tribute to her.
    South Africans will say goodbye to Winnie Madikizela-Mandela on Saturday at a state funeral for the woman hailed as the mother of the nation because of her fight against apartheid.
    South Africans gathered Saturday to bid farewell to Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, an anti-apartheid icon hailed as the mother of a nation and a political force.
  • What we know about the Syria strikes

    What we know about the Syria strikes

    Saturday, April 14 2018 12:28 AM EDT2018-04-14 04:28:51 GMT
    President Donald Trump announced on Friday he ordered strikes on the Syrian regime in response for a chemical weapon attack last weekend.President Donald Trump announced on Friday he ordered strikes on the Syrian regime in response for a chemical weapon attack last weekend.
    The US, UK and France coordinated to launch strikes against targets within Syria in response to an alleged chemical weapons attack by the regime of President Bashar al-Assad.
    The US, UK and France coordinated to launch strikes against targets within Syria in response to an alleged chemical weapons attack by the regime of President Bashar al-Assad.
  • Quebec mosque shooter motivated by Canada's policy of welcoming refugees

    Quebec mosque shooter motivated by Canada's policy of welcoming refugees

    Saturday, April 14 2018 2:44 PM EDT2018-04-14 18:44:35 GMT
    A wall at the Quebec Islamic Cultural Center, where six people were killed in 2017, is seen here stained with blood and dotted with bullet holes.A wall at the Quebec Islamic Cultural Center, where six people were killed in 2017, is seen here stained with blood and dotted with bullet holes.
    A man who killed six worshippers at a Quebec City mosque told an investigator he carried out the January 2017 attack after seeing reports the Canadian government would welcome more refugees into the country,...
    A man who killed six worshippers at a Quebec City mosque told an investigator he carried out the January 2017 attack after seeing reports the Canadian government would welcome more refugees into the country, according to...
  • Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva Fast Facts

    Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva Fast Facts

    Saturday, April 14 2018 12:49 PM EDT2018-04-14 16:49:28 GMT
    Here's a look at the life of Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, former president of Brazil.
    Here's a look at the life of Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, former president of Brazil.
  • Syrian Civil War Fast Facts

    Syrian Civil War Fast Facts

    Saturday, April 14 2018 11:19 AM EDT2018-04-14 15:19:24 GMT
    Here is some background information about the ongoing civil war in Syria. In the first five years of the war, which began in 2011, an estimated 400,000 Syrians were killed, according to the UN Envoy for Syria.
    Here is some background information about the ongoing civil war in Syria. In the first five years of the war, which began in 2011, an estimated 400,000 Syrians were killed, according to the UN Envoy for Syria.
  • Nigeria's President says disagreement in Boko Haram delaying Chibok girls release

    Nigeria's President says disagreement in Boko Haram delaying Chibok girls release

    Saturday, April 14 2018 10:49 AM EDT2018-04-14 14:49:23 GMT
    Negotiation talks between the Nigerian government and Boko Haram militants on the release of the remaining Chibok girls have been set back, President Muhammadu Buhari said.
    Negotiation talks between the Nigerian government and Boko Haram militants on the release of the remaining Chibok girls have been set back, President Muhammadu Buhari said.
  • Syria strikes: The real impact is in Moscow

    Syria strikes: The real impact is in Moscow

    Saturday, April 14 2018 2:58 AM EDT2018-04-14 06:58:58 GMT
    President Donald Trump announced on Friday he ordered strikes on the Syrian regime in response for a chemical weapon attack last weekend.President Donald Trump announced on Friday he ordered strikes on the Syrian regime in response for a chemical weapon attack last weekend.
    After nearly a week of tension that sometimes verged on the surreal, the US and its allies finally carried out strikes against regime targets in Syria on Friday night. The strikes, more limited than once seemed...
    After nearly a week of tension that sometimes verged on the surreal, the US and its allies finally carried out strikes against regime targets in Syria on Friday night. The strikes, more limited than once seemed likely,...
  • Airstrikes hit Syria, but Assad is unfazed

    Airstrikes hit Syria, but Assad is unfazed

    Saturday, April 14 2018 9:39 AM EDT2018-04-14 13:39:19 GMT
    When the skies above Damascus lit up in the early morning hours of Saturday, shock swept through the capital. Hearing explosions and watching Syrian military surface-to-air missiles streak through the skies, many...
    When the skies above Damascus lit up in the early morning hours of Saturday, shock swept through the capital. Hearing explosions and watching Syrian military surface-to-air missiles streak through the skies, many in Syria...
  • READ: UK Prime Minister Theresa May's statement on Syria strikes

    READ: UK Prime Minister Theresa May's statement on Syria strikes

    Saturday, April 14 2018 12:18 AM EDT2018-04-14 04:18:50 GMT
    BRITISH PRIME MINISTER THERESA MAY: This evening I have authorized British armed forces to conduct co-ordinated and targeted strikes to degrade the Syrian Regime's chemical weapons capability and deter their use.
    BRITISH PRIME MINISTER THERESA MAY: This evening I have authorized British armed forces to conduct co-ordinated and targeted strikes to degrade the Syrian Regime's chemical weapons capability and deter their use.
  • Trump's strike on Syria is exactly why North Korea wants nuclear weapons

    Trump's strike on Syria is exactly why North Korea wants nuclear weapons

    Friday, April 13 2018 12:03 PM EDT2018-04-13 16:03:10 GMT
    As the US prepares to try and convince North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to give up his nuclear weapons, it may be about to make his counter argument for him.
    As the US prepares to try and convince North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to give up his nuclear weapons, it may have made his counter argument for him.
  • 1 Palestinian killed, nearly 1,000 injured in latest Gaza protests, Palestinian officials say

    1 Palestinian killed, nearly 1,000 injured in latest Gaza protests, Palestinian officials say

    Friday, April 13 2018 11:03 AM EDT2018-04-13 15:03:18 GMT
    Israeli soldiers stand as Palestinian protesters gather along the Gaza-Israel border fence on Friday.Israeli soldiers stand as Palestinian protesters gather along the Gaza-Israel border fence on Friday.
    More than 500 people were injured in Gaza on Friday, Palestinian health officials said, as Palestinian protesters demonstrated for a third week along the border fence between Gaza and Israel.
    One Palestinian was killed and 968 others injured in Gaza on Friday, Palestinian health officials said, as Palestinian protesters demonstrated for a third week along the border fence between Gaza and Israel.
  • British singer suing BBC says broadcaster 'smeared' his reputation

    British singer suing BBC says broadcaster 'smeared' his reputation

    Friday, April 13 2018 4:13 PM EDT2018-04-13 20:13:24 GMT
    Singer Cliff Richard is suing the BBC for invasion of privacy.Singer Cliff Richard is suing the BBC for invasion of privacy.
    British singer Cliff Richard broke down while giving evidence to a High Court judge Friday, saying the BBC had "smeared" his name, according to Britain's Press Association.
    British singer Cliff Richard broke down while giving evidence to a High Court judge Friday, saying the BBC had "smeared" his name, according to Britain's Press Association.
  • Ecuadorian President says 2 kidnapped journalists, their driver are dead

    Ecuadorian President says 2 kidnapped journalists, their driver are dead

    Friday, April 13 2018 7:08 PM EDT2018-04-13 23:08:33 GMT
    Relatives of the kidnapped journalists and their driver protested April 1 in Quito, Ecuador.Relatives of the kidnapped journalists and their driver protested April 1 in Quito, Ecuador.
    Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno sais Friday that two Ecuadorian journalists and their driver, kidnapped while on assignment along the Colombian border, have been killed.
    Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno said Friday that two Ecuadorian journalists and their driver, kidnapped while on assignment along the Colombian border, have been killed.
  • 3 Church sex abuse survivors to meet with Pope

    3 Church sex abuse survivors to meet with Pope

    Friday, April 13 2018 6:08 PM EDT2018-04-13 22:08:28 GMT
    Full credit: Wojtek Radwanski/AFP/Getty Images  Pope Francis has cited "grave errors" in the handling of a Chilean sex abuse scandal.Full credit: Wojtek Radwanski/AFP/Getty Images Pope Francis has cited "grave errors" in the handling of a Chilean sex abuse scandal.
    After apologizing for "grave errors" in the handling of a Chilean sex abuse scandal, Pope Francis will be welcoming three survivors to the Vatican in two weeks, according to survivor Juan Carlos Cruz.
    After apologizing for "grave errors" in the handling of a Chilean sex abuse scandal, Pope Francis will be welcoming three survivors to the Vatican in two weeks, according to survivor Juan Carlos Cruz.
  • Israel: Iranian drone shot down in February was weaponized

    Israel: Iranian drone shot down in February was weaponized

    Friday, April 13 2018 4:18 PM EDT2018-04-13 20:18:23 GMT
    An Iranian drone shot down by an attack helicopter after it crossed into Israeli airspace in February was weaponized, the Israeli military said Friday.
    An Iranian drone shot down by an attack helicopter after it crossed into Israeli airspace in February was weaponized, the Israeli military said Friday.
  • Russia ridicules Trump's Twitter diplomacy in Syria standoff

    Russia ridicules Trump's Twitter diplomacy in Syria standoff

    Friday, April 13 2018 8:38 AM EDT2018-04-13 12:38:01 GMT
    Russia's Deputy Prime Minister ridiculed US President Donald Trump's Twitter diplomacy on Friday, saying that international relations should not depend any individual's frame of mind in the morning.
    Russia's deputy prime minister ridiculed President Donald Trump's Twitter diplomacy Friday, saying that international relations should not depend on any individual's frame of mind.
  • Gunmen kill 26 in Nigeria's Zamfara state

    Gunmen kill 26 in Nigeria's Zamfara state

    Friday, April 13 2018 1:18 PM EDT2018-04-13 17:18:13 GMT
    Twenty six people, including 16 illegal gold miners, were killed after gunmen attacked several villages in northwest Nigerian state of Zamfara, state police said Friday.
    Twenty six people, including 16 illegal gold miners, were killed after gunmen attacked several villages in northwest Nigerian state of Zamfara, state police said Friday.
  • UNICEF: Boko Haram has kidnapped more than 1000 children in Nigeria

    UNICEF: Boko Haram has kidnapped more than 1000 children in Nigeria

    Friday, April 13 2018 1:08 PM EDT2018-04-13 17:08:13 GMT
    Terror group Boko Haram has kidnapped more than 1,000 children in Nigeria since 2013, UNICEF said Friday.
    Terror group Boko Haram has kidnapped more than 1,000 children in Nigeria since 2013, UNICEF said Friday.
  • UK intel: Russia tested nerve agent on door handles before Skripal attack

    UK intel: Russia tested nerve agent on door handles before Skripal attack

    Friday, April 13 2018 9:28 AM EDT2018-04-13 13:28:05 GMT
    Yulia Skripal, the daughter of former Russian spy Sergei Skirpal, has been discharged from the British hospital where the pair were being treated for a nerve-agent attack just over a month ago.Yulia Skripal, the daughter of former Russian spy Sergei Skirpal, has been discharged from the British hospital where the pair were being treated for a nerve-agent attack just over a month ago.
    Russia has run programs investigating methods of delivering nerve agents, "including by application to door handles," and is "highly likely" responsible for the poisoning of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and...
    Russia has run programs investigating methods of delivering nerve agents, "including by application to door handles," and is "highly likely" responsible for the poisoning of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his...
  • Prince Philip leaves UK hospital after hip surgery

    Prince Philip leaves UK hospital after hip surgery

    Friday, April 13 2018 7:42 AM EDT2018-04-13 11:42:57 GMT
    Prince Philip, husband of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, has been discharged from a London hospital following surgery on his hip, Buckingham Palace said Friday.
    Prince Philip, husband of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, has been discharged from a London hospital following surgery on his hip, Buckingham Palace said Friday.
  • Murder and rape of 8-year-old inflames religious tensions in northern India

    Murder and rape of 8-year-old inflames religious tensions in northern India

    Friday, April 13 2018 7:12 AM EDT2018-04-13 11:12:58 GMT
    The brutal gang rape and murder of an eight-year-old Muslim girl, in the northern Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir, has inflamed religious tensions and sparked widespread protests, in a case that is threatening to...
    The brutal gang rape and murder of an eight-year-old Muslim girl, in the northern Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir, has inflamed religious tensions and sparked widespread protests, in a case that is threatening to further...
  • Deadly bomb attack targets Somalia soccer crowd

    Deadly bomb attack targets Somalia soccer crowd

    Friday, April 13 2018 6:02 AM EDT2018-04-13 10:02:53 GMT
    At least five people have been killed and 10 others injured after a bomb was detonated during a soccer game in Somalia's port city of Barawe, a local official said.
    At least five people have been killed and 10 others injured after a bomb was detonated during a soccer game in Somalia's port city of Barawe, a local official said.
  • 'King of Chinese Pop' Wang Leehom launches global tour in Beijing

    'King of Chinese Pop' Wang Leehom launches global tour in Beijing

    Friday, April 13 2018 4:52 AM EDT2018-04-13 08:52:49 GMT
    Wang Leehom needs no introduction to his legion of fans in China where he kicks off his global tour Friday in Beijing.
    Wang Leehom needs no introduction to his legion of fans in China where he kicks off his global tour Friday in Beijing.
  • Syrian regime 'highly likely' to blame for chemical attack, UK says

    Syrian regime 'highly likely' to blame for chemical attack, UK says

    Thursday, April 12 2018 3:42 PM EDT2018-04-12 19:42:09 GMT
    The British government has signaled it is ready to back US military action against Syria, saying it is "highly likely" the Assad regime used chemical weapons on its own people and that such action could not go unchallenged.The British government has signaled it is ready to back US military action against Syria, saying it is "highly likely" the Assad regime used chemical weapons on its own people and that such action could not go unchallenged.
    The British government has signaled it is ready to back US military action against Syria, saying it was "highly likely" the Assad regime used chemical weapons on its own people and that such action could not go...
    The British government has signaled it is ready to back US military action against Syria, saying it is "highly likely" the Assad regime used chemical weapons on its own people and that such action could not go unchallenged.
  • North Korea's young leader Kim Jong Un steps out onto the world stage

    North Korea's young leader Kim Jong Un steps out onto the world stage

    Friday, April 13 2018 2:12 AM EDT2018-04-13 06:12:39 GMT
    Kim Jong Un is seen here speaking on New Year's Day Address. (File Photo)Kim Jong Un is seen here speaking on New Year's Day Address. (File Photo)
    For years, Kim Jong Un didn't leave North Korea.
    For years, Kim Jong Un didn't leave North Korea.
  • Xi Jinping's China shows off force in South China Sea

    Xi Jinping's China shows off force in South China Sea

    Thursday, April 12 2018 9:51 AM EDT2018-04-12 13:51:54 GMT
    Chinese President Xi Jinping reviews a naval parade Thursday in the South China Sea.  Credit: Ministry of National Defense of the People's Republic of ChinaChinese President Xi Jinping reviews a naval parade Thursday in the South China Sea. Credit: Ministry of National Defense of the People's Republic of China
    China has held its largest military drills in the hotly contested South China Sea, according to the country's defense ministry, culminating in a naval parade Thursday overseen by Chinese President Xi Jinping.
    Chinese President Xi Jinping oversaw the largest naval parade in his country's history Thursday, as China concluded two days of military drills in the hotly contested South China Sea, a massive show of strength amid...
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