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  • North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to visit China, Xinhua reports

    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to visit China, Xinhua reports

    Monday, June 18 2018 10:23 PM EDT2018-06-19 02:23:50 GMT
    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is visiting China Tuesday and Wednesday, Chinese state media announced.
    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is visiting China Tuesday and Wednesday, Chinese state media announced.
  • The last hope for elephants: Can a Chinese law help stop the slaughter in Africa?

    The last hope for elephants: Can a Chinese law help stop the slaughter in Africa?

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 12:13 AM EDT2018-06-19 04:13:55 GMT
    It's no secret where the ivory deals take place in Pemba.
    It's no secret where the ivory deals take place in Pemba.
  • Number of refugees hits five-year high, UNHCR report reveals

    Number of refugees hits five-year high, UNHCR report reveals

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 12:03 AM EDT2018-06-19 04:03:54 GMT
    More than 68 million people were forced to flee their homes last year as a result of war, violence and other forms of persecution, according to a new report from the UN's refugee agency.
    More than 68 million people were forced to flee their homes last year as a result of war, violence and other forms of persecution, according to a new report from the UN's refugee agency.
  • Japan quake: Strong tremor shakes Osaka, killing at least 4

    Japan quake: Strong tremor shakes Osaka, killing at least 4

    Sunday, June 17 2018 11:47 PM EDT2018-06-18 03:47:46 GMT
    Water floods out from crack in the road, following the Osaka quake.Water floods out from crack in the road, following the Osaka quake.
    Strong earthquakes have struck Ring of Fire nations Japan and Guatemala within hours of each other.
    A strong earthquake hit the Japanese city of Osaka during morning rush hour Monday, killing at least four people and injuring 214, Japan's government says.
  • Afghans who marched hundreds of miles for peace arrive in Kabul

    Afghans who marched hundreds of miles for peace arrive in Kabul

    Monday, June 18 2018 11:28 AM EDT2018-06-18 15:28:21 GMT
    A vehicle belonging to the Helmand peace march reads "The People's Peace Movement."A vehicle belonging to the Helmand peace march reads "The People's Peace Movement."
    On Monday, at least 65 activists -- the youngest just 17, the oldest 70 -- were greeted by hundreds of well-wishers as they made their way across the Afghan capital with chants of "We Want Peace!" and "No War!"
    On Monday, at least 65 activists -- the youngest just 17, the oldest 70 -- were greeted by hundreds of well-wishers as they made their way across the Afghan capital with chants of "We Want Peace!" and "No War!"
  • Russia may have upgraded nuclear bunker in Kaliningrad, report says

    Russia may have upgraded nuclear bunker in Kaliningrad, report says

    Monday, June 18 2018 11:48 AM EDT2018-06-18 15:48:21 GMT
    A satellite image from the Federation of American Scientists that apparently shows a buried nuclear weapons storage bunker in the Kaliningrad region, which the group says has been under major renovation since mid-2016.A satellite image from the Federation of American Scientists that apparently shows a buried nuclear weapons storage bunker in the Kaliningrad region, which the group says has been under major renovation since mid-2016.
    Russia may have significantly modernized a nuclear weapons storage bunker in Kaliningrad, a sensitive exclave of Russian territory sandwiched between Poland and the Baltics, as tensions between Russia and the West...
    Russia may have significantly modernized a nuclear weapons storage bunker in Kaliningrad, a sensitive exclave of Russian territory sandwiched between Poland and the Baltics, as tensions between Russia and the West continue...
  • Drug-smuggling ex-Israeli minister charged with spying for Iran

    Drug-smuggling ex-Israeli minister charged with spying for Iran

    Monday, June 18 2018 12:23 PM EDT2018-06-18 16:23:25 GMT
    Segev (C) appears at the Tel Aviv district tribunal in April 2004.Segev (C) appears at the Tel Aviv district tribunal in April 2004.
    Former Israeli Minister of Energy Gonen Segev has been arrested and charged with spying for Iran, the Israel Security Agency (ISA) revealed on Monday.
    Former Israeli Minister of Energy Gonen Segev has been arrested and charged with spying for Iran, the Israel Security Agency (ISA) revealed on Monday.
  • Germany's Merkel given ultimatum by interior minister over migration policy

    Germany's Merkel given ultimatum by interior minister over migration policy

    Monday, June 18 2018 10:43 AM EDT2018-06-18 14:43:17 GMT
    Merkel leaves the German parliament after a CDU leadership meeting Thursday.Merkel leaves the German parliament after a CDU leadership meeting Thursday.
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel was given two weeks Monday to agree a new migration policy with European leaders or face a renewed rebellion from her own government that is threatening to bring her 13-year rule to...
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel was given two weeks Monday to agree a new migration policy with European leaders or face a renewed rebellion from her own government that is threatening to bring her 13-year rule to an end.
  • Israel responds to explosive kites with Gaza strikes

    Israel responds to explosive kites with Gaza strikes

    Monday, June 18 2018 7:33 AM EDT2018-06-18 11:33:09 GMT
    Palestinian protestors prepare an incendiary kite to be flown towards Israel on June 8, 2018.Palestinian protestors prepare an incendiary kite to be flown towards Israel on June 8, 2018.
    Israel struck nine targets in northern Gaza overnight Monday in response to the launching of explosive and incendiary kites by Palestinians, the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) said Monday.
    Israel struck nine targets in northern Gaza overnight Monday in response to the launching of explosive and incendiary kites by Palestinians, the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) said Monday.
  • Social conservative Ivan Duque wins Colombia's presidency, leftist opponent concedes

    Social conservative Ivan Duque wins Colombia's presidency, leftist opponent concedes

    Sunday, June 17 2018 12:47 PM EDT2018-06-17 16:47:12 GMT
    Colombians on Sunday cast their ballots in the second round of the presidential election, choosing between conservative candidate Ivan Duque and leftist Gustavo Petro.Colombians on Sunday cast their ballots in the second round of the presidential election, choosing between conservative candidate Ivan Duque and leftist Gustavo Petro.
    Colombians on Sunday cast their ballots in the second round of the presidential election, choosing between conservative candidate Ivan Duque and leftist Gustavo Petro.
    Social conservative Ivan Duque won Colombia's presidency Sunday, with his opponent conceding defeat and Duque's running mate becoming the first woman ever elected to the nation's vice presidency.
  • Did World Cup goal celebration trigger an 'artificial earthquake' in Mexico?

    Did World Cup goal celebration trigger an 'artificial earthquake' in Mexico?

    Monday, June 18 2018 4:27 AM EDT2018-06-18 08:27:59 GMT
    Mexicans celebrate after the Mexico National Team victory over Germany in the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia on June 17, 2018 in Mexico City, Mexico.Mexicans celebrate after the Mexico National Team victory over Germany in the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia on June 17, 2018 in Mexico City, Mexico.
    A tweet describing an artificial earthquake in Mexico City, after Mexico scored what would be the game-winning goal in the World Cup upset against Germany, went viral Sunday. But neither the US Geological Survey...
    A tweet describing an artificial earthquake in Mexico City, after Mexico scored what would be the game-winning goal in the World Cup upset against Germany, went viral Sunday. But neither the US Geological Survey nor...
  • Thai King now in direct control of Crown's fortunes, must pay taxes on it

    Thai King now in direct control of Crown's fortunes, must pay taxes on it

    Monday, June 18 2018 4:48 AM EDT2018-06-18 08:48:00 GMT
    Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn presides over the annual royal ploughing ceremony outside Bangkok's royal palace on May 14.Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn presides over the annual royal ploughing ceremony outside Bangkok's royal palace on May 14.
    Billions of dollars worth of assets held by the Thai Crown have been transferred directly to Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun, a move that will vastly increase his personal wealth and tax...
    Billions of dollars worth of assets held by the Thai Crown have been transferred directly to Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun, a move that will vastly increase his personal wealth and tax liability.
  • Japan protests South Korean military drills near contested islands

    Japan protests South Korean military drills near contested islands

    Monday, June 18 2018 4:12 AM EDT2018-06-18 08:12:58 GMT
    South Korea has angered Japan by staging military drills near a contested island chain, even as it discusses scaling back joint "war games" with the US to de-escalate tensions with North Korea.
    South Korea has angered Japan by staging military drills near a contested island chain, even as it discusses scaling back joint "war games" with the US to de-escalate tensions with North Korea.
  • Papua New Guinea declares 9-month state of emergency due to riots

    Papua New Guinea declares 9-month state of emergency due to riots

    Monday, June 18 2018 2:02 AM EDT2018-06-18 06:02:54 GMT
    The Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea has declared a nine-month state of emergency in the country's rugged Southern Highlands province in response to several days of riots.
    The Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea has declared a nine-month state of emergency in the country's rugged Southern Highlands province in response to several days of riots.
  • 'Mother Meral': The woman trying to drive Turkey's Erdogan from office

    'Mother Meral': The woman trying to drive Turkey's Erdogan from office

    Monday, June 18 2018 12:02 AM EDT2018-06-18 04:02:47 GMT
    Quarrels between men end when a woman throws her headscarf on the ground, according to Turkish tradition.
    Quarrels between men end when a woman throws her headscarf on the ground, according to Turkish tradition.
  • Afghan-Taliban ceasefires are marred by another mass killing -- and it's not clear who's responsible

    Afghan-Taliban ceasefires are marred by another mass killing -- and it's not clear who's responsible

    Sunday, June 17 2018 8:47 AM EDT2018-06-17 12:47:01 GMT
    A suicide bomber attacked near a governor's compound in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, on Sunday, killing at least 18 people and wounding at least 49, Nangarhar provincial spokesman Attaullah Khoghyani told CNN.
    What was supposed to be a day of ceasefires turned into a day of carnage. Again.
  • Deadly explosions rock Nigerian community amid Eid celebrations

    Deadly explosions rock Nigerian community amid Eid celebrations

    Sunday, June 17 2018 2:17 PM EDT2018-06-17 18:17:17 GMT
    Twin bomb blasts at a mosque in northeastern Nigeria killed at least 20 people and wounded scores more, local police told CNN.
    Twin bomb blasts at a mosque in northeastern Nigeria killed at least 20 people and wounded scores more, local police told CNN.
  • Pope Francis says abortion to avoid birth defects is similar to Nazi crimes

    Pope Francis says abortion to avoid birth defects is similar to Nazi crimes

    Sunday, June 17 2018 8:01 AM EDT2018-06-17 12:01:58 GMT
    Pope Francis is seen here speaking on April 16, 2017. (FILE)Pope Francis is seen here speaking on April 16, 2017. (FILE)
    Pope Francis compared having an abortion to avoid birth defects to the Nazi era idea of trying to create a pure race.
    Pope Francis compared having an abortion to avoid birth defects to the Nazi era idea of trying to create a pure race.
  • Hundreds of migrants turned away by Italy arrive in Spain

    Hundreds of migrants turned away by Italy arrive in Spain

    Sunday, June 17 2018 2:26 AM EDT2018-06-17 06:26:39 GMT
    The Dattilo arrives at the Port of Valencia on June 17.The Dattilo arrives at the Port of Valencia on June 17.
    A group of migrants stranded in the Mediterranean for more than a week after Italy refused to let their ship into port have begun disembarking in the Spanish city of Valencia.
    After more than a week at sea, hundreds of migrants turned away by Italy danced and sang as their ships arrived in the Spanish port of Valencia on Sunday.
  • What it's like on board the migrant ship to Spain

    What it's like on board the migrant ship to Spain

    Thursday, June 14 2018 7:38 AM EDT2018-06-14 11:38:16 GMT
    Migrants are transferred from the Aquarius to Italian Coast Guard vessels in the Mediterranean Sea.Migrants are transferred from the Aquarius to Italian Coast Guard vessels in the Mediterranean Sea.
    Conditions on board the Spain-bound migrant ship Aquarius are worsening as poor weather and large waves have caused dozens of people to suffer from seasickness.
    Hundreds of migrants who were left to drift in the Mediterranean after Italy and Malta turned them away arrived in Spain on Sunday, ending, at least temporarily, a political crisis in Europe over policing the continent's...
  • Beaches, bases, battles: The seven-decade fight for Okinawa

    Beaches, bases, battles: The seven-decade fight for Okinawa

    Saturday, June 16 2018 7:56 PM EDT2018-06-16 23:56:21 GMT
    Yoshiko Shimabukuro stands in the garden area of the Himeyuri Peace Museum, which she helped establish.Yoshiko Shimabukuro stands in the garden area of the Himeyuri Peace Museum, which she helped establish.
    Akiko Urasaki knows what it's like to grow up with the specter of war.
    Akiko Urasaki knows what it's like to grow up with the specter of war.
  • 17 Dead after Venezuela nightclub violence

    17 Dead after Venezuela nightclub violence

    Saturday, June 16 2018 2:51 PM EDT2018-06-16 18:51:04 GMT
    At least 17 people, including eight minors, were killed Saturday after a partygoer detonated a tear-gas canister setting off a stampede inside a nightclub in Caracas, Venezuela, authorities said.
    At least 17 people, including eight minors, were killed Saturday after a partygoer detonated a tear-gas canister setting off a stampede inside a nightclub in Caracas, Venezuela, authorities said.
  • Eid celebrations in Afghanistan marred by deadly bombing

    Eid celebrations in Afghanistan marred by deadly bombing

    Saturday, June 16 2018 11:25 AM EDT2018-06-16 15:25:53 GMT
    Rare scenes have been reported in Afghanistan of Taliban fighters and government security forces shaking hands and embracing during an unprecedented ceasefire to mark Eid.
    As onlookers lauded reports of Taliban fighters and Afghan government security forces shaking hands and embracing during an unprecedented ceasefire to mark Eid, a deadly bombing in eastern Afghanistan marred celebrations...
  • Taxi hits pedestrians in Moscow amid World Cup festivities

    Taxi hits pedestrians in Moscow amid World Cup festivities

    Saturday, June 16 2018 1:35 PM EDT2018-06-16 17:35:59 GMT
    A taxi driver was detained after hitting pedestrians in central Moscow on Saturday.A taxi driver was detained after hitting pedestrians in central Moscow on Saturday.
    A taxi plowed into a crowd of pedestrians Saturday in central Moscow, injuring seven people, according to Russian state news agency TASS.
    A taxi plowed into a crowd of pedestrians Saturday in central Moscow, injuring seven people, according to Russian state news agency TASS.
  • Angelina Jolie visits war-torn Mosul one year after its liberation from ISIS

    Angelina Jolie visits war-torn Mosul one year after its liberation from ISIS

    Saturday, June 16 2018 2:01 PM EDT2018-06-16 18:01:00 GMT
    UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie meets a child during a visit on June 16, 2018, to Mosul, Iraq.UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie meets a child during a visit on June 16, 2018, to Mosul, Iraq.
    Angelina Jolie visited Mosul, Iraq, on Saturday to raise awareness of the dire humanitarian situation that plagues the city almost one year after its liberation from ISIS.
    Angelina Jolie visited Mosul, Iraq, on Saturday to raise awareness of the dire humanitarian situation that plagues the city almost one year after its liberation from ISIS.
  • Thousands evacuate as battle intensifies near Yemen airport

    Thousands evacuate as battle intensifies near Yemen airport

    Saturday, June 16 2018 1:31 PM EDT2018-06-16 17:31:01 GMT
    Pro-government forces fire heavy machine guns Friday at the south of the airport in Hodeidah, Yemen.Pro-government forces fire heavy machine guns Friday at the south of the airport in Hodeidah, Yemen.
    Thousands of civilians have been evacuating districts surrounding Hodeidah's airport Saturday as a Saudi-led coalition closes in on the Houthi-held city in Yemen, according to two sources.
    Thousands of civilians have been evacuating districts surrounding Hodeidah's airport Saturday as a Saudi-led coalition closes in on the Houthi-held city in Yemen, according to two sources.
  • Italian official warns migrant ships not to dock as migrant supporters rally in Rome

    Italian official warns migrant ships not to dock as migrant supporters rally in Rome

    Saturday, June 16 2018 9:40 AM EDT2018-06-16 13:40:47 GMT
    Interior Minister Matteo Salvini speaks Wednesday in the Italian Senate about the migrant ship Aquarius.Interior Minister Matteo Salvini speaks Wednesday in the Italian Senate about the migrant ship Aquarius.
    Italy's hard-line, anti-immigration interior minister, Matteo Salvini, on Saturday warned ships carrying migrants as part of a humanitarian mission not to try to dock in Italy, even as crowds rallied in Rome in...
    Italy's hard-line, anti-immigration interior minister, Matteo Salvini, on Saturday warned ships carrying migrants as part of a humanitarian mission not to try to dock in Italy, even as crowds rallied in Rome in solidarity...
  • Austria's Sebastian Kurz, a rock star to conservatives, walks a 'thin red line' in Europe

    Austria's Sebastian Kurz, a rock star to conservatives, walks a 'thin red line' in Europe

    Saturday, June 16 2018 7:20 AM EDT2018-06-16 11:20:41 GMT
    Earlier this week, Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz met with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin, two generations of European conservative leadership standing side by side.
    Earlier this week, Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz met with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin, two generations of European conservative leadership standing side by side.
  • Nicaragua government agrees to international probe into deadly protests

    Nicaragua government agrees to international probe into deadly protests

    Saturday, June 16 2018 5:25 AM EDT2018-06-16 09:25:36 GMT
    The Nicaraguan government has agreed to an international investigation into protests that have left dozens of people dead since April.
    The Nicaraguan government has agreed to an international investigation into protests that have left dozens of people dead since April.
  • Civilians in Yemen port city fear all-out battle as Saudi coalition closes in

    Civilians in Yemen port city fear all-out battle as Saudi coalition closes in

    Friday, June 15 2018 3:39 PM EDT2018-06-15 19:39:56 GMT
    Pro-government forces gather Friday at the south of Hodeida's airport.Pro-government forces gather Friday at the south of Hodeida's airport.
    Hodeidah, the densely populated Houthi-held Yemeni port city, is bracing for the worst as it faces an all-out battle, humanitarian groups said Friday.
    Hodeidah, the densely populated Houthi-held Yemeni port city, is bracing for the worst as it faces an all-out battle, humanitarian groups said Friday.
  • Stephen Hawking's voice bound for a black hole 3,500 light years away

    Stephen Hawking's voice bound for a black hole 3,500 light years away

    Thursday, June 14 2018 8:09 PM EDT2018-06-15 00:09:05 GMT
    Renowned physicist Stephen Hawking spent his life teaching the world about space, so it is only fitting that part of him will end up among the stars.Renowned physicist Stephen Hawking spent his life teaching the world about space, so it is only fitting that part of him will end up among the stars.
    Renowned physicist Stephen Hawking spent his life teaching the world about space, so it is only fitting that part of him will end up among the stars.
    Renowned physicist Stephen Hawking spent his life teaching the world about space, so it is only fitting that part of him will end up among the stars.
  • French police seize SIM cards, cut soles from shoes of child migrants, report claims

    French police seize SIM cards, cut soles from shoes of child migrants, report claims

    Friday, June 15 2018 10:09 AM EDT2018-06-15 14:09:41 GMT
    Migrants waiting at the border between Italy and France in the city of Ventimiglia, Italy, in June 2015.Migrants waiting at the border between Italy and France in the city of Ventimiglia, Italy, in June 2015.
    Child migrants are being abused, detained and returned to Italy illegally by French police, according to a report published Friday by the charity Oxfam.
    Child migrants are being abused, detained and returned to Italy illegally by French police, according to a report published Friday by the charity Oxfam.
  • Anger in Hong Kong over Beijing's legal jurisdiction in new train station

    Anger in Hong Kong over Beijing's legal jurisdiction in new train station

    Friday, June 15 2018 5:09 AM EDT2018-06-15 09:09:27 GMT
    A Pro-Beijing protester (back centre) holds a Chinese flag during the anti-rail link rally outside the Legco complex in Hong Kong on June 14.A Pro-Beijing protester (back centre) holds a Chinese flag during the anti-rail link rally outside the Legco complex in Hong Kong on June 14.
    Hong Kong lawmakers passed a controversial new bill Thursday allowing mainland Chinese laws to apply in a section of a new train station, despite protests by citizens and lawmakers.
    Hong Kong lawmakers passed a controversial new bill Thursday allowing mainland Chinese laws to apply in a section of a new train station, despite protests by citizens and lawmakers.
  • Afghanistan claims US drone strike kills Pakistan Taliban leader

    Afghanistan claims US drone strike kills Pakistan Taliban leader

    Friday, June 15 2018 4:09 AM EDT2018-06-15 08:09:24 GMT
    A screengrab taken in November 2013 from 2008 video footage shows Mullah Fazlullah, then newly appointed chief of the Pakistan Taliban (TTP), speaking with local journalists in the Pakistan's northwestern Swat valley.A screengrab taken in November 2013 from 2008 video footage shows Mullah Fazlullah, then newly appointed chief of the Pakistan Taliban (TTP), speaking with local journalists in the Pakistan's northwestern Swat valley.
    A US drone strike in Afghanistan's northeastern Kunar province has killed the leader of the Pakistan Taliban (TTP), according to a Pakistan government official.
    A US drone strike in Afghanistan's northeastern Kunar province has killed the leader of the Pakistan Taliban (TTP), according to a Afghan government official.
  • Total Recall: The CNN news quiz

    Total Recall: The CNN news quiz

    Friday, June 15 2018 2:14 AM EDT2018-06-15 06:14:19 GMT
    By Doug Criss CNN () -- TM & © 2018 Cable News Network, Inc., a Time Warner Company. All rights reserved.
    By Doug Criss CNN () -- TM & © 2018 Cable News Network, Inc., a Time Warner Company. All rights reserved.
  • To avoid humans, more wildlife now work the night shift

    To avoid humans, more wildlife now work the night shift

    Thursday, June 14 2018 10:59 PM EDT2018-06-15 02:59:09 GMT
    For their first 100 million years on planet Earth, our mammal ancestors relied on the cover of darkness to escape their dinosaur predators and competitors. Only after the meteor-induced mass extinction of dinosaurs...
    For their first 100 million years on planet Earth, our mammal ancestors relied on the cover of darkness to escape their dinosaur predators and competitors. Only after the meteor-induced mass extinction of dinosaurs 66...
  • Putin invites 'comrade' Kim Jong Un to visit Russia

    Putin invites 'comrade' Kim Jong Un to visit Russia

    Thursday, June 14 2018 3:53 PM EDT2018-06-14 19:53:51 GMT
    Russian President Vladimir Putin met with a senior North Korean official in Moscow on Thursday and invited North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to visit Russia.Russian President Vladimir Putin met with a senior North Korean official in Moscow on Thursday and invited North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to visit Russia.
    Russian President Vladimir Putin met with a senior North Korean official in Moscow on Thursday and invited North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to visit Russia.
    Russian President Vladimir Putin met with a senior North Korean official in Moscow on Thursday and invited North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to visit Russia.
  • Prominent journalist gunned down in Kashmir

    Prominent journalist gunned down in Kashmir

    Thursday, June 14 2018 3:28 PM EDT2018-06-14 19:28:45 GMT
    A prominent Kashmiri journalist was shot and killed by unidentified gunmen Thursday in the capital of Indian administered Kashmir, sending shockwaves through the local journalistic community and underlining the insecurity that still plagues the restive...A prominent Kashmiri journalist was shot and killed by unidentified gunmen Thursday in the capital of Indian administered Kashmir, sending shockwaves through the local journalistic community and underlining the insecurity that still plagues the restive...
    A prominent Kashmiri journalist was shot and killed by unidentified gunmen Thursday in the capital of Indian administered Kashmir, sending shockwaves through the local journalistic community and underlining the...
    A prominent Kashmiri journalist was shot and killed by unidentified gunmen Thursday in the capital of Indian administered Kashmir, sending shockwaves through the local journalistic community and underlining the insecurity...
  • Argentina's lower house of Congress approves bill liberalizing abortion laws

    Argentina's lower house of Congress approves bill liberalizing abortion laws

    Thursday, June 14 2018 10:48 AM EDT2018-06-14 14:48:27 GMT
    The Argentine Chamber of Deputies voted Thursday morning to legalize elective abortion in the first 14 weeks of pregnancy.The Argentine Chamber of Deputies voted Thursday morning to legalize elective abortion in the first 14 weeks of pregnancy.
    The Argentine Chamber of Deputies voted Thursday morning to legalize elective abortion in the first 14 weeks of pregnancy.
    The Argentine Chamber of Deputies voted Thursday morning to legalize elective abortion in the first 14 weeks of pregnancy.
  • UN calls for international inquiry into human rights violations in Kashmir

    UN calls for international inquiry into human rights violations in Kashmir

    Thursday, June 14 2018 12:58 PM EDT2018-06-14 16:58:34 GMT
    The United Nations slammed both Indian and Pakistani authorities Thursday for alleged human rights violations in the disputed Kashmir region, with the body's top rights official calling for an international inquiry into the claims.The United Nations slammed both Indian and Pakistani authorities Thursday for alleged human rights violations in the disputed Kashmir region, with the body's top rights official calling for an international inquiry into the claims.
    The United Nations slammed both Indian and Pakistani authorities Thursday for alleged human rights violations in the disputed Kashmir region, with the body's top rights official calling for an international inquiry...
    The United Nations slammed both Indian and Pakistani authorities Thursday for alleged human rights violations in the disputed Kashmir region, with the body's top rights official calling for an international inquiry into...
  • US returns stolen Christopher Columbus letter to the Vatican

    US returns stolen Christopher Columbus letter to the Vatican

    Thursday, June 14 2018 7:08 AM EDT2018-06-14 11:08:20 GMT
    The United States is returning what will be the third recovered copy of a letter by Christopher Columbus that had been stolen from European institutions.The United States is returning what will be the third recovered copy of a letter by Christopher Columbus that had been stolen from European institutions.
    The United States is returning what will be the third recovered copy of a letter by Christopher Columbus that had been stolen from European institutions.
    A copy of a letter written by Christopher Columbus in 1493 that was stolen from the Vatican Library and found in the United States was returned Thursday.
  • Prominent Iranian human rights lawyer detained again

    Prominent Iranian human rights lawyer detained again

    Thursday, June 14 2018 12:43 PM EDT2018-06-14 16:43:38 GMT
    Nasrin Sotoudeh, a prominent Iranian human rights lawyer, was detained by security forces on Wednesday, according to her family.Nasrin Sotoudeh, a prominent Iranian human rights lawyer, was detained by security forces on Wednesday, according to her family.
    Nasrin Sotoudeh, a prominent Iranian human rights lawyer, was detained by security forces on Wednesday, according to her family.
    Nasrin Sotoudeh, a prominent Iranian human rights lawyer, was detained by security forces on Wednesday, according to her family.
  • UK gay rights activist arrested in Russia as World Cup opens

    UK gay rights activist arrested in Russia as World Cup opens

    Thursday, June 14 2018 10:58 AM EDT2018-06-14 14:58:32 GMT
    UK-based gay rights activist Peter Tatchell was briefly detained by police in Moscow on the opening day of the month-long World Cup soccer tournament in Russia, according to his official Twitter account.UK-based gay rights activist Peter Tatchell was briefly detained by police in Moscow on the opening day of the month-long World Cup soccer tournament in Russia, according to his official Twitter account.
    UK-based gay rights activist Peter Tatchell was briefly detained by police in Moscow on the opening day of the month-long World Cup soccer tournament in Russia, according to his official Twitter account.
    UK-based gay rights activist Peter Tatchell was briefly detained by police in Moscow on the opening day of the month-long World Cup soccer tournament in Russia, according to his official Twitter account.
  • Albert Einstein railed against racism. Now, his travel diaries reveal he had a racist streak

    Albert Einstein railed against racism. Now, his travel diaries reveal he had a racist streak

    Thursday, June 14 2018 9:48 AM EDT2018-06-14 13:48:26 GMT
    A series of travel diaries written by famed physicist and anti-racism campaigner Albert Einstein -- and now published in English for the first time -- reveal that the scientist held racist and xenophobic views of his own.A series of travel diaries written by famed physicist and anti-racism campaigner Albert Einstein -- and now published in English for the first time -- reveal that the scientist held racist and xenophobic views of his own.
    A series of travel diaries written by famed physicist and anti-racism campaigner Albert Einstein -- and now published in English for the first time -- reveal that the scientist held racist and xenophobic views of...
    A series of travel diaries written by famed physicist and anti-racism campaigner Albert Einstein -- and now published in English for the first time -- reveal that the scientist held racist and xenophobic views of his own.
  • Argentina's Congress debating whether to liberalize abortion laws

    Argentina's Congress debating whether to liberalize abortion laws

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 4:12 PM EDT2018-06-13 20:12:29 GMT
    Argentina's Congress debating whether to liberalize abortion lawsArgentina's Congress debating whether to liberalize abortion laws
    As protesters chanted outside Argentina's Congress on Wednesday, lawmakers inside were locked in tense debate over whether to liberalize the nation's highly restrictive abortion laws.
    Thousands of people flooded the streets around Argentina's Congress on Wednesday as lawmakers inside were locked in a tense debate over whether to relax the nation's highly restrictive abortion laws.
  • North Korea state media airs unseen video from Trump-Kim summit

    North Korea state media airs unseen video from Trump-Kim summit

    Thursday, June 14 2018 5:23 AM EDT2018-06-14 09:23:09 GMT
    Images of hundreds of North Koreans jubilantly clapping and waving flags as Kim Jong Un landed in Pyongyang Wednesday have been broadcast across the reclusive country as part of a lengthy state media documentary about his historic summit with US...Images of hundreds of North Koreans jubilantly clapping and waving flags as Kim Jong Un landed in Pyongyang Wednesday have been broadcast across the reclusive country as part of a lengthy state media documentary about his historic summit with US...
    Images of hundreds of North Koreans jubilantly clapping and waving flags as Kim Jong Un landed in Pyongyang Wednesday have been broadcast across the reclusive country as part of a lengthy state media documentary...
    Images of hundreds of North Koreans jubilantly clapping and waving flags as Kim Jong Un landed in Pyongyang Wednesday have been broadcast across the reclusive country as part of a lengthy state media documentary about his...
  • Migrant ship Aquarius reveals a fractured Europe

    Migrant ship Aquarius reveals a fractured Europe

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 11:37 AM EDT2018-06-13 15:37:13 GMT
    A picture taken on June 9 shows the Aquarius during an operation to rescue migrants  CREDIT: Karpov/SOS Mediterranee/AFP/Getty ImagesA picture taken on June 9 shows the Aquarius during an operation to rescue migrants CREDIT: Karpov/SOS Mediterranee/AFP/Getty Images
    A rescue ship stranded in the Mediterranean Sea since Sunday is on its way to Spain, where the government has agreed to accept the 630 people on board.
    A rescue ship stranded in the Mediterranean Sea since Sunday is on its way to Spain, where the government has agreed to accept the 630 people on board.
  • Gangs in El Salvador are using women's bodies for 'revenge and control'

    Gangs in El Salvador are using women's bodies for 'revenge and control'

    Thursday, June 14 2018 3:28 AM EDT2018-06-14 07:28:02 GMT
    That morning, on the side of a highway in Apopa, a district north of the capital San Salvador, lay the body of 22-year-old Jennifer Landaverde, her exposed painted red toenails poking out from a white sheet.That morning, on the side of a highway in Apopa, a district north of the capital San Salvador, lay the body of 22-year-old Jennifer Landaverde, her exposed painted red toenails poking out from a white sheet.
    By Nick Paton Walsh Barbara Arvintidis and Julia GavarreteVideo by Christian Streib Editor's note: CNN is committed to covering gender inequality wherever it occurs in the world. This story is part of As Equals, a year-long series. () -- San Salvador, El Salvador -- From afar, it looked like a breakdown. A few cars gathered at the side of a highway on a Tuesday morning. But this gathering, made up of police patrolmen and photographers, disguised a ghastly but all to commo...
    San Salvador, El Salvador -- From afar, it looked like a breakdown. A few cars gathered at the side of a highway on a Tuesday morning.
  • Pompeo: No sanctions relief for North Korea until complete denuclearization

    Pompeo: No sanctions relief for North Korea until complete denuclearization

    Thursday, June 14 2018 1:02 AM EDT2018-06-14 05:02:55 GMT
    US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said there will be no sanctions relief for North Korea while it maintains nuclear weapons, contradicting North Korean state media who said it could take place "as progress is made."  (FILE)US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said there will be no sanctions relief for North Korea while it maintains nuclear weapons, contradicting North Korean state media who said it could take place "as progress is made." (FILE)
    US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said there will be no sanctions relief for North Korea while it maintains nuclear weapons, contradicting North Korean state media who said it could take place "as progress is...
    US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said there will be no sanctions relief for North Korea while it maintains nuclear weapons, contradicting North Korean state media who said it could take place "as progress is made."
  • Japan lowers its age of adulthood to 18

    Japan lowers its age of adulthood to 18

    Thursday, June 14 2018 1:22 AM EDT2018-06-14 05:22:56 GMT
    The Japanese government enacted a bill Wednesday lowering the age of adulthood from 20 to 18, but teenagers beware: the legal age of drinking will stay fixed at 20.The Japanese government enacted a bill Wednesday lowering the age of adulthood from 20 to 18, but teenagers beware: the legal age of drinking will stay fixed at 20.
    The Japanese government enacted a bill Wednesday lowering the age of adulthood from 20 to 18, but teenagers beware: the legal age of drinking will stay fixed at 20.
    The Japanese government enacted a bill Wednesday lowering the age of adulthood from 20 to 18, but teenagers beware: the legal age of drinking will stay fixed at 20.
  • Saudi-led forces begin attack on Yemen port city, ignoring UN warnings

    Saudi-led forces begin attack on Yemen port city, ignoring UN warnings

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 3:11 AM EDT2018-06-13 07:11:48 GMT
    A Russian-made 130mm artillery Yemeni loyalist fighters backed by Saudi and Emirati forces said was left behind by Huthi rebels in Yemen's Hodeidah province.A Russian-made 130mm artillery Yemeni loyalist fighters backed by Saudi and Emirati forces said was left behind by Huthi rebels in Yemen's Hodeidah province.
    An operation to recapture the northwestern Yemeni port city of Hodeidah got underway at dawn Wednesday, potentially putting quarter of a million people at risk.
    An operation to recapture the northwestern Yemeni port city of Hodeidah got underway at dawn Wednesday, potentially putting a quarter of a million people at risk.
  • How do North Koreans learn about the Trump-Kim summit?

    How do North Koreans learn about the Trump-Kim summit?

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 2:31 AM EDT2018-06-13 06:31:47 GMT
    It may be a day late, but North Koreans finally got news Wednesday of the historic summit between their leader, Kim Jong Un, and US President Donald Trump.It may be a day late, but North Koreans finally got news Wednesday of the historic summit between their leader, Kim Jong Un, and US President Donald Trump.
    North Korea has praised the outcome of Tuesday's summit between US President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un, with state media declaring the meeting an "epoch-making" event of "great significance."
    It may be a day late, but North Koreans finally got news Wednesday of the historic summit between their leader, Kim Jong Un, and US President Donald Trump.
  • Three 'baby' planets found forming around newborn star

    Three 'baby' planets found forming around newborn star

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 11:02 AM EDT2018-06-13 15:02:12 GMT
    In the constellation of Sagittarius, three infant planets have been found orbiting a young star 330 light-years from Earth. These are the first planets to be found using the powerful ALMA telescope in Chile, which is searching for our cosmic origins....In the constellation of Sagittarius, three infant planets have been found orbiting a young star 330 light-years from Earth. These are the first planets to be found using the powerful ALMA telescope in Chile, which is searching for our cosmic origins....
    In the constellation of Sagittarius, three infant planets have been found orbiting a young star 330 light-years from Earth. These are the first planets to be found using the powerful ALMA telescope in Chile, which...
    In the constellation of Sagittarius, three infant planets have been found orbiting a young star 330 light-years from Earth. These are the first planets to be found using the powerful ALMA telescope in Chile, which is...
  • Miss Iraq and Miss Israel reunited after selfie controversy

    Miss Iraq and Miss Israel reunited after selfie controversy

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 12:12 PM EDT2018-06-13 16:12:15 GMT
    Six months after a selfie of Miss Universe contestants from Iraq and Israel was posted on Instagram and sparked an international incident, the two women have reunited.Six months after a selfie of Miss Universe contestants from Iraq and Israel was posted on Instagram and sparked an international incident, the two women have reunited.
    Six months after a selfie of Miss Universe contestants from Iraq and Israel was posted on Instagram and sparked an international incident, the two women have reunited.
    Six months after a selfie of Miss Universe contestants from Iraq and Israel was posted on Instagram and sparked an international incident, the two women have reunited.
  • Shot and left for dead by the Taliban, 'Afghanistan's Malala' just graduated college with honors

    Shot and left for dead by the Taliban, 'Afghanistan's Malala' just graduated college with honors

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 12:12 PM EDT2018-06-13 16:12:15 GMT
    Breshna Musazai graduated with a bachelors degree from the American University of Afghanistan.  CREDIT: Sharif Hassan/The Washington Post/Getty ImagesBreshna Musazai graduated with a bachelors degree from the American University of Afghanistan. CREDIT: Sharif Hassan/The Washington Post/Getty Images
    Breshna Musazai leaned on her brother as she climbed out of her wheelchair and up the stairs of the graduation stage at the American University of Afghanistan. With polio in one leg and injuries from a Taliban...
    Breshna Musazai leaned on her brother as she climbed out of her wheelchair and up the stairs of the graduation stage at the American University of Afghanistan. With polio in one leg and injuries from a Taliban attack in...
  • An Indian chess champ pulls out of a competition in Iran because of its mandatory headscarf rule

    An Indian chess champ pulls out of a competition in Iran because of its mandatory headscarf rule

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 9:07 AM EDT2018-06-13 13:07:09 GMT
    An Indian chess champion has decided to pull out of a tournament in Iran in protest over that country's compulsory headscarf rule, saying it is a violation of her human rights.An Indian chess champion has decided to pull out of a tournament in Iran in protest over that country's compulsory headscarf rule, saying it is a violation of her human rights.
    An Indian chess champion has decided to pull out of a tournament in Iran in protest over that country's compulsory headscarf rule, saying it is a violation of her human rights.
    An Indian chess champion has decided to pull out of a tournament in Iran in protest over that country's compulsory headscarf rule, saying it is a violation of her human rights.
  • Congo warlord acquitted of war crimes to be released

    Congo warlord acquitted of war crimes to be released

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 8:22 AM EDT2018-06-13 12:22:06 GMT
    The International Criminal Court (ICC) has ordered the "interim release" of former Vice President of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Jean-Pierre Bemba, after it reversed his 18-year jail sentence last week.The International Criminal Court (ICC) has ordered the "interim release" of former Vice President of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Jean-Pierre Bemba, after it reversed his 18-year jail sentence last week.
    The International Criminal Court (ICC) has ordered the "interim release" of former Vice President of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Jean-Pierre Bemba, after it reversed his 18-year jail sentence last week.
    The International Criminal Court (ICC) has ordered the "interim release" of former Vice President of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Jean-Pierre Bemba, after it reversed his 18-year jail sentence last week.
  • Faure must go: How one Togolese woman is risking her life to end 50-year Gnassingbé dynasty

    Faure must go: How one Togolese woman is risking her life to end 50-year Gnassingbé dynasty

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 6:56 AM EDT2018-06-13 10:56:59 GMT
    Farida Nabourema, fighting for democracy in her country has come at a high price; she's had to sacrifice her family, friends and her safety.Farida Nabourema, fighting for democracy in her country has come at a high price; she's had to sacrifice her family, friends and her safety.
    For Farida Nabourema, fighting for democracy in her country has come at a high price; she's had to sacrifice her family, friends and her safety.
    For Farida Nabourema, fighting for democracy in her country has come at a high price; she's had to sacrifice her family, friends and her safety.
  • World Cup Fast Facts

    World Cup Fast Facts

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 8:32 AM EDT2018-06-13 12:32:04 GMT
    Here's a look at the World Cup football (soccer) tournaments. The World Cup is organized by FIFA, the Federation Internationale de Football Association. Men's and women's tournaments are held every four years.
    Here's a look at the World Cup football (soccer) tournaments. The World Cup is organized by FIFA, the Federation Internationale de Football Association. Men's and women's tournaments are held every four years.
  • Ending the US-South Korea war games would be a win for Beijing

    Ending the US-South Korea war games would be a win for Beijing

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 4:21 AM EDT2018-06-13 08:21:51 GMT
    Kim Jong Un flew into Singapore on a Chinese plane for his summit with US President Donald Trump and left with a prized concession long sought by Beijing: the suspension of US-South Korean war games.Kim Jong Un flew into Singapore on a Chinese plane for his summit with US President Donald Trump and left with a prized concession long sought by Beijing: the suspension of US-South Korean war games.
    Kim Jong Un flew into Singapore on a Chinese plane for his summit with US President Donald Trump and left with a prized concession long sought by Beijing: the suspension of US-South Korean war games.
    Kim Jong Un flew into Singapore on a Chinese plane for his summit with US President Donald Trump and left with a prized concession long sought by Beijing: the suspension of US-South Korean war games.
  • The two really important people at the summit (beside Trump and Kim)

    The two really important people at the summit (beside Trump and Kim)

    Tuesday, June 12 2018 11:55 AM EDT2018-06-12 15:55:44 GMT
    Demonstrators stage a silent protest on in Guwahati, India, on Monday demanding punishment for those behind the killing of two men in the Karbi Anglong district of Assam.Demonstrators stage a silent protest on in Guwahati, India, on Monday demanding punishment for those behind the killing of two men in the Karbi Anglong district of Assam.
    When President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un held their historic talks Tuesday in a Singapore hotel, they weren't in the room alone. Someone had to interpret for them.
    When President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un held their historic talks Tuesday in a Singapore hotel, they weren't in the room alone. Someone had to interpret for them.
  • 'Exhausted' migrants rescued from ship begin four-day journey to Spain

    'Exhausted' migrants rescued from ship begin four-day journey to Spain

    Tuesday, June 12 2018 7:20 AM EDT2018-06-12 11:20:37 GMT
    Migrants on board the stranded Aquarius rescue ship.Migrants on board the stranded Aquarius rescue ship.
    Hundreds of migrants stranded on a rescue ship in the Mediterranean could face four more days at sea as Italy works to transfer the "already exhausted" people to Spain, charity Doctors Without Borders (MSF) warned...
    The search-and-rescue ship stranded in the Mediterranean Sea since Sunday began its roughly 800-mile journey to Spain on Tuesday evening after transferring more than 500 rescued migrants to Italian Coast Guard and naval...
  • Mexico Drug War Fast Facts

    Mexico Drug War Fast Facts

    Tuesday, June 12 2018 3:40 PM EDT2018-06-12 19:40:50 GMT
    Here's a look at the Mexican Drug War. The Mexican government has been fighting a war with drug traffickers since December 2006. At the same time, drug cartels have fought each other for control of territory.
    Here's a look at the Mexican Drug War. The Mexican government has been fighting a war with drug traffickers since December 2006. At the same time, drug cartels have fought each other for control of territory.
  • Pope Francis Fast Facts

    Pope Francis Fast Facts

    Tuesday, June 12 2018 3:35 PM EDT2018-06-12 19:35:50 GMT
    Here is a look at the life of Pope Francis, the current pope and first non-European pontiff of the modern era.
    Here is a look at the life of Pope Francis, the current pope and first non-European pontiff of the modern era.
  • José Andrés is at it again! He's feeding thousands in Guatemala after the volcano eruption

    José Andrés is at it again! He's feeding thousands in Guatemala after the volcano eruption

    Tuesday, June 12 2018 3:10 PM EDT2018-06-12 19:10:51 GMT
    File-rmed with tamales and a whole team of volunteers, renowned chef José Andrés traveled to Guatemala four days after the eruption of Fuego volcano, to feed the masses.File-rmed with tamales and a whole team of volunteers, renowned chef José Andrés traveled to Guatemala four days after the eruption of Fuego volcano, to feed the masses.
    Armed with tamales and a whole team of volunteers, renowned chef José Andrés traveled to Guatemala four days after the eruption of Fuego volcano, to feed the masses.
    Armed with tamales and a whole team of volunteers, renowned chef José Andrés traveled to Guatemala four days after the eruption of Fuego volcano, to feed the masses.
  • Man at center of Nobel Prize sexual harassment scandal charged with rape

    Man at center of Nobel Prize sexual harassment scandal charged with rape

    Tuesday, June 12 2018 2:40 PM EDT2018-06-12 18:40:51 GMT
    Jean-Claude Arnault, who has close links with the Swedish Academy, the body that awards the prestigious prize, is accused of raping a woman in Stockholm twice during 2011.Jean-Claude Arnault, who has close links with the Swedish Academy, the body that awards the prestigious prize, is accused of raping a woman in Stockholm twice during 2011.
    The French photographer at the center of a sexual harassment scandal that forced the postponement of this year's Nobel Prize for Literature has been charged with two counts of rape, Swedish prosecutor Christina...
    The French photographer at the center of a sexual harassment scandal that forced the postponement of this year's Nobel Prize for Literature has been charged with two counts of rape, Swedish prosecutor Christina Voigt said...
  • World Cup child trafficking plot stopped in Nigeria

    World Cup child trafficking plot stopped in Nigeria

    Tuesday, June 12 2018 2:30 PM EDT2018-06-12 18:30:49 GMT
    Ten Nigerian children who were being smuggled out of the country to Russia have been rescued, the country's anti-trafficking agency said Tuesday.Ten Nigerian children who were being smuggled out of the country to Russia have been rescued, the country's anti-trafficking agency said Tuesday.
    Ten Nigerian children who were being smuggled out of the country to Russia have been rescued, the country's anti-trafficking agency said Tuesday.
    Ten Nigerian children who were being smuggled out of the country to Russia have been rescued, the country's anti-trafficking agency said Tuesday.
  • Detained Americans Fast Facts

    Detained Americans Fast Facts

    Tuesday, June 12 2018 2:35 PM EDT2018-06-12 18:35:47 GMT
    Here's a look at some recent cases of foreign governments detaining US citizens. For information about other missing Americans, see Robert Levinson Fast Facts or POW/MIA in Iraq and Afghanistan Fast Facts.
    Here's a look at some recent cases of foreign governments detaining US citizens. For information about other missing Americans, see Robert Levinson Fast Facts or POW/MIA in Iraq and Afghanistan Fast Facts.
  • Armed man takes hostages in Paris

    Armed man takes hostages in Paris

    Tuesday, June 12 2018 11:15 AM EDT2018-06-12 15:15:36 GMT
    The Paris Police Prefecture confirmed to CNN that there was "a police intervention" underway at Rue des Petites Ecuries in the 10th arrondissement of the French capital. Law enforcement officials cordoned off the area.The Paris Police Prefecture confirmed to CNN that there was "a police intervention" underway at Rue des Petites Ecuries in the 10th arrondissement of the French capital. Law enforcement officials cordoned off the area.
    At least two people have reportedly been taken hostage in Paris, CNN affiliate BFMTV reported.
    At least two people were being held hostage Tuesday in Paris, CNN affiliate BFMTV reported.
  • Justin Trudeau Fast Facts

    Justin Trudeau Fast Facts

    Tuesday, June 12 2018 1:10 PM EDT2018-06-12 17:10:41 GMT
    Here's a look at the life of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
    Here's a look at the life of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
  • Kim had a great summit. And he didn't even need to give anything away

    Kim had a great summit. And he didn't even need to give anything away

    Tuesday, June 12 2018 10:40 AM EDT2018-06-12 14:40:35 GMT
    US President Donald Trump shook the hand of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un when the two met Tuesday morning local time, an extraordinary display of diplomacy that reflects an unprecedented gamble for two unpredictable leaders intent on making their...US President Donald Trump shook the hand of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un when the two met Tuesday morning local time, an extraordinary display of diplomacy that reflects an unprecedented gamble for two unpredictable leaders intent on making their...
    Kim Jong Un couldn't have scripted his Singapore sojourn any better himself. As he toured the streets on a night-time walkabout and posed for selfies with the Singaporean foreign minister, he was treated more like...
    Kim Jong Un couldn't have scripted his Singapore sojourn any better himself. As he toured the streets on a night-time walkabout and posed for selfies with the Singaporean foreign minister, he was treated more like a rock...
  • North Korean media quiet on historic Trump-Kim summit

    North Korean media quiet on historic Trump-Kim summit

    Tuesday, June 12 2018 6:50 AM EDT2018-06-12 10:50:23 GMT
    A railway worker puts up a newspaper showing images of Kim Jong Un in Singapore, at a Pyongyang metro station on Tuesday.A railway worker puts up a newspaper showing images of Kim Jong Un in Singapore, at a Pyongyang metro station on Tuesday.
    The handshake, the menu, the positioning of flags -- every aspect of the meeting between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has been dissected and analyzed in the world's media. But in...
    The handshake, the menu, the positioning of flags -- every aspect of the meeting between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has been dissected and analyzed in the world's media. But in North...
  • Washington opens de facto embassy in Taiwan, angering China

    Washington opens de facto embassy in Taiwan, angering China

    Tuesday, June 12 2018 7:45 AM EDT2018-06-12 11:45:26 GMT
    Journalists tour the new office complex of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) during an opening ceremony in Taipei on June 12, 2018.Journalists tour the new office complex of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) during an opening ceremony in Taipei on June 12, 2018.
    China on Tuesday lodged a protest with the US after Washington opened its new de facto embassy in Taiwan, a self-ruled island off China's southeastern coast that Beijing considers a renegade province.
    China on Tuesday lodged a protest with the US after Washington opened its new de facto embassy in Taiwan, a self-ruled island off China's southeastern coast that Beijing considers a renegade province.
  • Singapore summit: How Trump-Kim ties could transform Asia

    Singapore summit: How Trump-Kim ties could transform Asia

    Tuesday, June 12 2018 1:45 AM EDT2018-06-12 05:45:06 GMT
    US President Donald Trump shook the hand of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un when the two met Tuesday morning local time, an extraordinary display of diplomacy that reflects an unprecedented gamble for two unpredictable leaders intent on making their...US President Donald Trump shook the hand of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un when the two met Tuesday morning local time, an extraordinary display of diplomacy that reflects an unprecedented gamble for two unpredictable leaders intent on making their...
    With the world watching on, US President Donald Trump shook hands with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, predicting that the meeting would be a "tremendous success" and that the two men were going to have a...
    As Tuesday's landmark summit between the leaders of the United States and North Korea drew to a close, questions remained for US allies in East Asia as to what Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un's budding relationship will mean...
  • Some of Africa's oldest and biggest baobob trees have died

    Some of Africa's oldest and biggest baobob trees have died

    Tuesday, June 12 2018 6:20 AM EDT2018-06-12 10:20:22 GMT
    The Chapman baobab tree in Botswana, which collapsed in 2016.The Chapman baobab tree in Botswana, which collapsed in 2016.
    Some of the oldest and biggest baobab trees in Africa have died recently, becoming the latest possible victims of climate change, according to a study published in the journal Nature Plants on Monday.
    Some of the oldest and biggest baobab trees in Africa have died recently, becoming the latest possible victims of climate change, according to a study published in the journal Nature Plants on Monday.
  • Key moments from the Trump-Kim summit

    Key moments from the Trump-Kim summit

    Monday, June 11 2018 9:44 PM EDT2018-06-12 01:44:55 GMT
    US President Donald Trump shook the hand of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un when the two met Tuesday morning local time, an extraordinary display of diplomacy that reflects an unprecedented gamble for two unpredictable leaders intent on making their...US President Donald Trump shook the hand of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un when the two met Tuesday morning local time, an extraordinary display of diplomacy that reflects an unprecedented gamble for two unpredictable leaders intent on making their...
    At 9:03 a.m. Singapore time on June 12, Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un became the first sitting leaders of the United States and North Korea to meet in person.
    Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un met Tuesday in front of the world's cameras, against the backdrop of flags of the United States and North Korea.
  • Dennis Rodman gets emotional discussing Trump and Kim

    Dennis Rodman gets emotional discussing Trump and Kim

    Monday, June 11 2018 11:24 PM EDT2018-06-12 03:24:59 GMT
    It's been described as the biggest diplomatic breakthrough of the 21st century, but to former basketball star Dennis Rodman, Tuesday's meeting between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and US President Trump was a beautiful moment between two good friends.It's been described as the biggest diplomatic breakthrough of the 21st century, but to former basketball star Dennis Rodman, Tuesday's meeting between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and US President Trump was a beautiful moment between two good friends.
    It's been described as the biggest diplomatic breakthrough of the 21st century, but to former basketball star Dennis Rodman, Tuesday's meeting between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and US President Trump was a...
    It's been described as the biggest diplomatic breakthrough of the 21st century, but to former basketball star Dennis Rodman, Tuesday's meeting between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and US President Trump was a beautiful...
  • Cameroon security forces torturing English speakers, Amnesty says

    Cameroon security forces torturing English speakers, Amnesty says

    Monday, June 11 2018 8:39 PM EDT2018-06-12 00:39:50 GMT
    Cameroon is in the grip of spiraling violence that has seen security forces and armed separatists torture and attack people in the country's English speaking region, a new report by Amnesty International has said.Cameroon is in the grip of spiraling violence that has seen security forces and armed separatists torture and attack people in the country's English speaking region, a new report by Amnesty International has said.
    Cameroon is in the grip of spiraling violence that has seen security forces and armed separatists torture and attack people in the country's English speaking region, a new report by Amnesty International has said.
    Cameroon is in the grip of spiraling violence that has seen security forces and armed separatists torture and attack people in the country's English speaking region, a new report by Amnesty International has said.
  • Kim Yong Chol: North Korea's go-to diplomat

    Kim Yong Chol: North Korea's go-to diplomat

    Monday, June 11 2018 9:34 PM EDT2018-06-12 01:34:52 GMT
    There are few notable personalities on the northern side of the Korean peninsula's demilitarized zone. But one of them, Kim Yong Chul, has been dispatched to the US, in the latest signal from Pyongyang that Kim Jong Un is serious about pursuing talks...There are few notable personalities on the northern side of the Korean peninsula's demilitarized zone. But one of them, Kim Yong Chul, has been dispatched to the US, in the latest signal from Pyongyang that Kim Jong Un is serious about pursuing talks...
    There are few notable personalities on the northern side of the Korean peninsula's demilitarized zone. But one of them, Kim Yong Chol, has taken an outsized role in the ongoing rapprochement with both South Korea...
    There are few notable personalities on the northern side of the Korean peninsula's demilitarized zone. But one of them, Kim Yong Chol, has taken an outsized role in the ongoing rapprochement with both South Korea and the US.
  • Last chance for Korean Americans hoping to find lost family members

    Last chance for Korean Americans hoping to find lost family members

    Monday, June 11 2018 8:29 PM EDT2018-06-12 00:29:49 GMT
    Kyung Joo Lee looks back at a photo album, showing other Korean Americans, many of whom were separated from their families during the Korean War (1950-53) .Kyung Joo Lee looks back at a photo album, showing other Korean Americans, many of whom were separated from their families during the Korean War (1950-53) .
    It has been more than 70 years since Kyung Joo Lee fled North Korea, leaving behind three older brothers and an older sister.
    It has been more than 70 years since Kyung Joo Lee fled North Korea, leaving behind three older brothers and an older sister.
  • Fears grow of imminent attack on main humanitarian port in Yemen

    Fears grow of imminent attack on main humanitarian port in Yemen

    Monday, June 11 2018 2:34 PM EDT2018-06-11 18:34:33 GMT
    The Yemeni port city of Hodeidah is a critical aid conduit to 7 million people without other help.The Yemeni port city of Hodeidah is a critical aid conduit to 7 million people without other help.
    The United Nations is racing to avoid an imminent offensive on a major Yemeni port city considered a lifeline for the country's war-ravaged population.
    The United Nations is racing to avoid an imminent offensive on a major Yemeni port city considered a lifeline for the country's war-ravaged population.
  • How the Trump-Kim summit is playing in North Korea

    How the Trump-Kim summit is playing in North Korea

    Monday, June 11 2018 1:04 PM EDT2018-06-11 17:04:26 GMT
    People watch a large screen at the main train station airing video of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un shaking hands with Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong during his trip to Singapore in Pyongyang, North Korea, on Monday. Kim is in Singapore to...People watch a large screen at the main train station airing video of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un shaking hands with Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong during his trip to Singapore in Pyongyang, North Korea, on Monday. Kim is in Singapore to...
    North Koreans woke up to news on Monday that their leader Kim Jong Un had arrived in Singapore for a landmark summit with US President Donald Trump.
    North Koreans woke up to news on Monday that their leader, Kim Jong Un, had arrived in Singapore for a landmark summit with US President Donald Trump.
  • Kim Jong Un goes for surprise nighttime walk ahead of summit

    Kim Jong Un goes for surprise nighttime walk ahead of summit

    Monday, June 11 2018 10:39 AM EDT2018-06-11 14:39:21 GMT
    Kim Jong Un walks down the street in Singapore, accompanied by security, on Monday.Kim Jong Un walks down the street in Singapore, accompanied by security, on Monday.
    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un went for a surprise stroll in Singapore on Monday night, just hours before he was due to take part in a landmark summit with US President Donald Trump.
    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un went on a surprise tour of downtown Singapore on Monday night, just hours before he was due to take part in a landmark meeting with US President Donald Trump.
  • Holocaust survivor who treated Anne Frank in a concentration camp is dead at 95

    Holocaust survivor who treated Anne Frank in a concentration camp is dead at 95

    Monday, June 11 2018 5:54 PM EDT2018-06-11 21:54:43 GMT
    The holocaust survivor who treated Anne Frank in a concentration camp is dead at 95.The holocaust survivor who treated Anne Frank in a concentration camp is dead at 95.
    It was February 1945, and the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp in Germany had been overrun by typhus.
    It was February 1945, and the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp in Germany had been overrun by typhus.
  • 'We'll miss you greatly,' Nigerians mourn reggae star Ras Kimono

    'We'll miss you greatly,' Nigerians mourn reggae star Ras Kimono

    Monday, June 11 2018 9:04 AM EDT2018-06-11 13:04:28 GMT
    Many Nigerians, such as lawmaker Shehu Sani, took to social media to pay tribute to Ras Kimono.Many Nigerians, such as lawmaker Shehu Sani, took to social media to pay tribute to Ras Kimono.
    Nigerian reggae singer Ras Kimono has died aged 60, after a short illness.
    Nigerian reggae singer Ras Kimono has died aged 60, after a short illness.
  • US sanctions Libyan smugglers after CNN investigation

    US sanctions Libyan smugglers after CNN investigation

    Monday, June 11 2018 1:09 PM EDT2018-06-11 17:09:28 GMT
    The US Treasury on Monday announced financial restrictions placed on the six men as a result of reporting from CNN's Nima Elbagir, who documented how the men profited from the smuggling and exploitation of migrants and refugees in a network that...The US Treasury on Monday announced financial restrictions placed on the six men as a result of reporting from CNN's Nima Elbagir, who documented how the men profited from the smuggling and exploitation of migrants and refugees in a network that...
    The United States imposed sanctions against six men for their involvement in human trafficking and smuggling of migrants in Libya in a case first exposed by a CNN undercover investigation.
    The United States imposed sanctions against six men for their involvement in human trafficking and smuggling of migrants in Libya in a case first exposed by a CNN undercover investigation.
  • Spain offers to take in migrant ship after Italy's populists turn it away

    Spain offers to take in migrant ship after Italy's populists turn it away

    Monday, June 11 2018 1:28 AM EDT2018-06-11 05:28:54 GMT
    Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini at a campaign rally in Massa Carrara, Italy, in May.Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini at a campaign rally in Massa Carrara, Italy, in May.
    A ship carrying more than 600 rescued migrants is stranded in the Mediterranean Sea between Malta and Italy after both countries declined to take its human cargo.
    Spain announced Monday that it would allow a ship carrying hundreds of migrants to dock in Valencia after Italy's new populist government turned the boat away in a move described by rescuers as unprecedented.
  • French Open Fast Facts

    French Open Fast Facts

    Monday, June 11 2018 12:44 PM EDT2018-06-11 16:44:26 GMT
    Here's some background information about the French Open tennis tournament.
    Here's some background information about the French Open tennis tournament.
  • Trump-Kim summit: North Korean leader to talk denuclearization

    Trump-Kim summit: North Korean leader to talk denuclearization

    Sunday, June 10 2018 7:33 PM EDT2018-06-10 23:33:34 GMT
    North Korea state media reported Monday that leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump will discuss denuclearization and establishing a "durable peace-keeping mechanism" on the Korean Peninsula during their historic summit on Tuesday.North Korea state media reported Monday that leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump will discuss denuclearization and establishing a "durable peace-keeping mechanism" on the Korean Peninsula during their historic summit on Tuesday.
    North Korea said Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump will discuss "denuclearization" and "durable peace" on the Korean peninsula during their upcoming summit.
    North Korea state media reported Monday that leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump will discuss denuclearization and establishing a "durable peace-keeping mechanism" on the Korean Peninsula during their historic...
  • 125-Mile-long human chain calls for Basque independence vote

    125-Mile-long human chain calls for Basque independence vote

    Monday, June 11 2018 10:29 AM EDT2018-06-11 14:29:20 GMT
    People take part in the human chain in San Sebastián.People take part in the human chain in San Sebastián.
    Almost 200,000 people joined together Sunday in Spain's Basque Country to create a 202-kilometer (125-mile) human chain to make the case for having a vote on independence.
    Almost 200,000 people joined together Sunday in Spain's Basque Country to create a 202-kilometer (125-mile) human chain to make the case for having a vote on independence.
  • Thousands of women in Ireland smash record for world's largest skinny dip

    Thousands of women in Ireland smash record for world's largest skinny dip

    Monday, June 11 2018 8:39 AM EDT2018-06-11 12:39:16 GMT
    Women gather at Magheramore beach in County Wicklow, Ireland, for the world's largest skinny dip.Women gather at Magheramore beach in County Wicklow, Ireland, for the world's largest skinny dip.
    More than 2,000 women bared all at an Irish beach on Saturday, setting a new world record for the largest skinny dip and raising thousands of dollars for a children's cancer charity.
    More than 2,000 women bared all at an Irish beach on Saturday, setting a new world record for the largest skinny dip and raising thousands of dollars for a children's cancer charity.
  • Singapore summit: Will striking a deal with Trump risk Kim's regime?

    Singapore summit: Will striking a deal with Trump risk Kim's regime?

    Monday, June 11 2018 7:54 AM EDT2018-06-11 11:54:17 GMT
    North Korea state media reported Monday that leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump will discuss denuclearization and establishing a "durable peace-keeping mechanism" on the Korean Peninsula during their historic summit on Tuesday.North Korea state media reported Monday that leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump will discuss denuclearization and establishing a "durable peace-keeping mechanism" on the Korean Peninsula during their historic summit on Tuesday.
    It's a measure of Kim Jong Un's confidence as North Korean leader that he's left his country to meet US President Donald Trump in Singapore, the farthest he's traveled since taking on his father's role in 2011.
    It's a measure of Kim Jong Un's confidence as North Korean leader that he's left his country to meet US President Donald Trump in Singapore, the farthest he's traveled since taking on his father's role in 2011.
  • Ri Sol Ju: The woman married to Kim Jong Un

    Ri Sol Ju: The woman married to Kim Jong Un

    Monday, June 11 2018 7:24 AM EDT2018-06-11 11:24:11 GMT
    Ri Sol Ju, the wife of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, seen in an April 14, 2018 photo published by state media.Ri Sol Ju, the wife of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, seen in an April 14, 2018 photo published by state media.
    North Korea's first lady, Ri Sol Ju has made regular appearances at her husband's side in recent months as relations have warmed between North and South Korea.
    North Korea's first lady, Ri Sol Ju has made regular appearances at her husband's side in recent months as relations have warmed between North and South Korea.
  • Abadi says fire at ballot box warehouse 'a plot to sabotage' Iraq's democracy

    Abadi says fire at ballot box warehouse 'a plot to sabotage' Iraq's democracy

    Sunday, June 10 2018 2:58 PM EDT2018-06-10 18:58:21 GMT
    Plumes of smoke rise after a fire broke out at Baghdad's largest storage site for ballot boxes.Plumes of smoke rise after a fire broke out at Baghdad's largest storage site for ballot boxes.
    A Baghdad warehouse being used to store ballot boxes for Iraq's contested parliamentary election caught fire on Sunday, ahead of a nationwide recount effort.
    A Baghdad warehouse being used to store ballot boxes for Iraq's contested parliamentary election caught fire on Sunday, ahead of a nationwide recount effort.
  • Hong Kong independence activist Edward Leung jailed for six years

    Hong Kong independence activist Edward Leung jailed for six years

    Monday, June 11 2018 3:29 AM EDT2018-06-11 07:29:00 GMT
    In this picture, pro-independence protester Edward Leung (C) leaves for sentencing on rioting and assaulting a police officer in Hong Kong on June 11. He has since been jailed for six years for his part in violent demonstrations in February 2016.In this picture, pro-independence protester Edward Leung (C) leaves for sentencing on rioting and assaulting a police officer in Hong Kong on June 11. He has since been jailed for six years for his part in violent demonstrations in February 2016.
    Hong Kong independence activist Edward Leung has been jailed for six years for his part in violent demonstrations in February 2016, the latest in a series of prison terms handed down against pro-democracy activists...
    Hong Kong independence activist Edward Leung has been jailed for six years for his part in violent demonstrations in February 2016, the latest in a series of prison terms handed down against pro-democracy activists in the...
  • Rohingya 'living on sandcastles' as first monsoon rains hit fragile camps

    Rohingya 'living on sandcastles' as first monsoon rains hit fragile camps

    Monday, June 11 2018 5:14 AM EDT2018-06-11 09:14:05 GMT
    The first monsoon rains have hit camps housing hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, causing the death of one young child, and destroying hundreds of makeshift shelters, as aid agencies warn of...
    The first monsoon rains have hit camps housing hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, causing the death of one young child, and destroying hundreds of makeshift shelters, as aid agencies warn of a...
  • Chinese missile launchers reappear on disputed South China Sea island

    Chinese missile launchers reappear on disputed South China Sea island

    Monday, June 11 2018 3:13 AM EDT2018-06-11 07:13:59 GMT
    A series of Chinese missile systems have reappeared on a disputed island in the South China Sea, days after satellite imagery appeared to show they had been removed.
    A series of Chinese missile systems have reappeared on a disputed island in the South China Sea, days after satellite imagery appeared to show they had been removed.
  • Meghan and Harry to tour Australia and New Zealand

    Meghan and Harry to tour Australia and New Zealand

    Monday, June 11 2018 12:08 AM EDT2018-06-11 04:08:50 GMT
    Royal newlyweds Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will tour Australia and several neighboring countries later this year, Kensington Palace announced.
    Royal newlyweds Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will tour Australia and several neighboring countries later this year, Kensington Palace announced.
  • France, Germany slam Trump's G7 statement U-turn

    France, Germany slam Trump's G7 statement U-turn

    Sunday, June 10 2018 11:53 AM EDT2018-06-10 15:53:12 GMT
    President Trump speaks at the G7 Summit in Canada on June 9, 2018.President Trump speaks at the G7 Summit in Canada on June 9, 2018.
    France and Germany have criticized President Donald Trump for threatening to pull the United States out of a joint statement with key G7 allies.
    France and Germany have criticized President Donald Trump for threatening to pull the United States out of a joint statement with key G7 allies.
  • Kim Jong Un arrives in Singapore for historic summit; meets Singapore PM

    Kim Jong Un arrives in Singapore for historic summit; meets Singapore PM

    Sunday, June 10 2018 3:32 AM EDT2018-06-10 07:32:48 GMT
    North Korea's Kim Jong Un arrives in Singapore ahead of Trump-Kim summit.  Source: Ministry of Communications and Information, Republic of SingaporeNorth Korea's Kim Jong Un arrives in Singapore ahead of Trump-Kim summit. Source: Ministry of Communications and Information, Republic of Singapore
    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrived in Singapore ahead of an historic summit with US President Donald Trump Sunday, as Trump declared that the young dictator had a "one-time shot" to bring his country in from...
    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un met with Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Sunday, hours after arriving in Singapore and ahead of an historic summit with US President Donald Trump. Lee will have a separate...
  • A trek from poverty through a war zone they knew nothing about

    A trek from poverty through a war zone they knew nothing about

    Sunday, June 10 2018 5:57 AM EDT2018-06-10 09:57:55 GMT
    Fishermen at a village where human traffickers operate.Fishermen at a village where human traffickers operate.
    In small groups they trudge along the desolate desert road, young men and some women, from Somalia and Ethiopia. Some carry plastic bags with snacks, plastic water bottles, an extra scrap of clothing.
    In small groups they trudge along the desolate desert road, young men and some women, from Somalia and Ethiopia. Some carry plastic bags with snacks, plastic water bottles, an extra scrap of clothing.
  • Could Trump and Kim agree to a peace treaty ending the Korean War?

    Could Trump and Kim agree to a peace treaty ending the Korean War?

    Saturday, June 9 2018 10:27 PM EDT2018-06-10 02:27:31 GMT
    "KOREAN WAR TO END!" US President Donald Trump tweeted that ebullient statement after an historic meeting between his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the demilitarized...
    "KOREAN WAR TO END!" US President Donald Trump tweeted that ebullient statement after an historic meeting between his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the demilitarized zone (DMZ)...
  • How Trump and Kim made it to 'hello'

    How Trump and Kim made it to 'hello'

    Saturday, June 9 2018 8:12 PM EDT2018-06-10 00:12:24 GMT
    This week US President Donald Trump will finally come face to face with a leader who is virtually half his age, who inherited his position from his father and grandfather, and who is venerated by the millions of...
    This week US President Donald Trump will finally come face to face with a leader who is virtually half his age, who inherited his position from his father and grandfather, and who is venerated by the millions of North...
  • This Mexican candidate had just vowed to tackle crime. Then a gunman shot him dead.

    This Mexican candidate had just vowed to tackle crime. Then a gunman shot him dead.

    Saturday, June 9 2018 6:17 PM EDT2018-06-09 22:17:18 GMT
    The Mexican congressional candidate had just left a debate hall where he addressed public security in his northern state. He walks over to a person holding a phone and poses for a picture. In a matter of seconds, a...
    The Mexican congressional candidate had just left a debate hall where he addressed public security in his northern state. He walks over to a person holding a phone and poses for a picture. In a matter of seconds, a man...
  • Former Vatican diplomat indicted on child pornography charges

    Former Vatican diplomat indicted on child pornography charges

    Saturday, June 9 2018 12:42 PM EDT2018-06-09 16:42:01 GMT
    Monsignor Carlo Alberto Capella goes on trial June 22, at the Vatican.Monsignor Carlo Alberto Capella goes on trial June 22, at the Vatican.
    A former diplomat at the Vatican Embassy in Washington has been indicted by a Vatican court for possession of child pornography, the Vatican said Saturday in a statement.
    A former diplomat at the Vatican Embassy in Washington has been indicted by a Vatican court on allegations he possessed child pornography, the Vatican said Saturday.
  • Sikh soldier wears turban in Queen's official birthday parade

    Sikh soldier wears turban in Queen's official birthday parade

    Saturday, June 9 2018 1:07 PM EDT2018-06-09 17:07:03 GMT
    Coldstream Guards soldier Charanpreet Singh Lall dons a turban in Saturday's Trooping the Colour event.Coldstream Guards soldier Charanpreet Singh Lall dons a turban in Saturday's Trooping the Colour event.
    More than 1,000 British soldiers marched Saturday in a spectacular ceremony in London to mark Queen Elizabeth ll's official birthday, but one stood out.
    More than 1,000 British soldiers marched Saturday in a spectacular ceremony in London to mark Queen Elizabeth ll's official birthday, but one stood out.
  • This computer can do more calculations per second than the world's population could do in a year

    This computer can do more calculations per second than the world's population could do in a year

    Saturday, June 9 2018 12:27 PM EDT2018-06-09 16:27:00 GMT
    Summit is unofficially the world's fastest and most powerful machine. China has held the title for the last five years.Summit is unofficially the world's fastest and most powerful machine. China has held the title for the last five years.
    Faster than a speeding bullet, more powerful than a locomotive, able to make 200,000 trillion calculations in a single second!
    Faster than a speeding bullet, more powerful than a locomotive, able to make 200,000 trillion calculations in a single second!
  • Taliban fighters kill police hours before group calls for ceasefire with Afghan forces during Eid

    Taliban fighters kill police hours before group calls for ceasefire with Afghan forces during Eid

    Saturday, June 9 2018 5:31 AM EDT2018-06-09 09:31:38 GMT
    Afghan President Ashraf Ghani shakes hands with a foreign delegate at at talks in Kabul on February 28.Afghan President Ashraf Ghani shakes hands with a foreign delegate at at talks in Kabul on February 28.
    The Afghan Taliban called Saturday for a three-day ceasefire with Afghan forces over the Eid al-Fitr holiday, a move that follows the Afghan government's own declaration of a truce.
    Afghan Taliban fighters killed 17 Afghan police officers in an attack on a police base before dawn Saturday, just hours before the militant group called for a three-day ceasefire with Afghan forces over the Eid al-Fitr...
  • Pope urges oil, energy bosses to lead on environment

    Pope urges oil, energy bosses to lead on environment

    Saturday, June 9 2018 10:22 AM EDT2018-06-09 14:22:05 GMT
    Pope Francis urged oil and energy industry executives to be leaders on the environment as he met with them Saturday in a first-of-its-kind conference at the Vatican.
    Pope Francis urged oil and energy industry executives to be leaders on the environment as he met with them Saturday in a first-of-its-kind conference at the Vatican.
  • US Embassy warns of 'imminent attacks' in Mozambique

    US Embassy warns of 'imminent attacks' in Mozambique

    Saturday, June 9 2018 4:26 AM EDT2018-06-09 08:26:34 GMT
    The US Embassy in Mozambique has warned of "imminent attacks" against government and commercial centers in a northern province of the Eastern African nation and urged US citizens to leave the area.
    The US Embassy in Mozambique has warned of "imminent attacks" against government and commercial centers in a northern province of the Eastern African nation and urged US citizens to leave the area.
  • Israeli forces kill 4 protesters in Gaza, Palestinian ministry says

    Israeli forces kill 4 protesters in Gaza, Palestinian ministry says

    Friday, June 8 2018 5:36 PM EDT2018-06-08 21:36:03 GMT
    Israeli soldiers on Friday killed four Palestinians and wounded more than 600 others protesting in Gaza along the fence that separates the territory from Israel, according to the Palestinian Ministry of Health.
    Israeli soldiers on Friday killed four Palestinians and wounded more than 600 others protesting in Gaza along the fence that separates the territory from Israel, according to the Palestinian Ministry of Health.
  • After nukes and summits, can Kim Jong Un reform North Korea's economy?

    After nukes and summits, can Kim Jong Un reform North Korea's economy?

    Friday, June 8 2018 10:16 PM EDT2018-06-09 02:16:15 GMT
    At the Dora Observatory on the south side of the demilitarized zone (DMZ) between the two Koreas, visitors can look through large black binoculars into the North.
    At the Dora Observatory on the south side of the demilitarized zone (DMZ) between the two Koreas, visitors can look through large black binoculars into the North.
  • The kingdom that China just can't flip

    The kingdom that China just can't flip

    Friday, June 8 2018 8:41 PM EDT2018-06-09 00:41:11 GMT
    When 15-year-old Nozipho Mpapane first arrived at the temple as a tiny child, she thought the hundreds of white statues inlaid into the walls were dolls to play with.
    When 15-year-old Nozipho Mpapane first arrived at the temple as a tiny child, she thought the hundreds of white statues inlaid into the walls were dolls to play with.
  • Actress Emma Thompson made a dame in Queen's birthday honors list

    Actress Emma Thompson made a dame in Queen's birthday honors list

    Friday, June 8 2018 5:31 PM EDT2018-06-08 21:31:03 GMT
    Actress Emma Thompson is pictured at the London Film festival in October.Actress Emma Thompson is pictured at the London Film festival in October.
    Oscar-winning actress and screenwriter Emma Thompson was awarded a damehood in Queen Elizabeth II's 2018 birthday honors list, while Nobel Prize-winning novelist Kazuo Ishiguro was knighted.
    Oscar-winning actress and screenwriter Emma Thompson was awarded a damehood in Queen Elizabeth II's 2018 birthday honors list, while Nobel Prize-winning novelist Kazuo Ishiguro was knighted.
  • DRC warlord Bemba 18-year jail sentence overturned

    DRC warlord Bemba 18-year jail sentence overturned

    Friday, June 8 2018 5:46 PM EDT2018-06-08 21:46:04 GMT
    Jean-Pierre Bemba in the courtroom of the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague on June 21, 2016.Jean-Pierre Bemba in the courtroom of the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague on June 21, 2016.
    The International Criminal Court (ICC) has reversed the conviction of the former Vice President of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Jean-Pierre Bemba, who was sentenced to 18 years in prison for war crimes and...
    The International Criminal Court (ICC) has reversed the conviction of the former Vice President of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Jean-Pierre Bemba, who was sentenced to 18 years in prison for war crimes and crimes...
  • Kenya's Kakuma camp will host world's first TEDx in a refugee camp

    Kenya's Kakuma camp will host world's first TEDx in a refugee camp

    Friday, June 8 2018 2:55 PM EDT2018-06-08 18:55:55 GMT
    The first ever TEDx event in a refugee camp will be held at the Kakuma refugee camp in northwest Kenya on Saturday June 9.
    The first ever TEDx event in a refugee camp will be held at the Kakuma refugee camp in northwest Kenya on Saturday June 9.
  • Anthony Bourdain shone a different light on the Middle East

    Anthony Bourdain shone a different light on the Middle East

    Friday, June 8 2018 1:25 PM EDT2018-06-08 17:25:50 GMT
    Anthony Bourdain loved Beirut so much, he considered naming his daughter after the city.Anthony Bourdain loved Beirut so much, he considered naming his daughter after the city.
    Anthony Bourdain brought cuisines from around the world to viewers who might never otherwise have contemplated them. But his shows were always about so much more than that.
    Anthony Bourdain brought cuisines from around the world to viewers who might never otherwise have contemplated them. But his shows were always about so much more than that.
  • Hundreds in months-long Gaza protests crippled for life by Israeli gunfire

    Hundreds in months-long Gaza protests crippled for life by Israeli gunfire

    Friday, June 8 2018 1:10 PM EDT2018-06-08 17:10:49 GMT
    A bloody scalpel in his hand, the surgeon pauses over the gaping wound in his patient's right leg.
    A bloody scalpel in his hand, the surgeon pauses over the gaping wound in his patient's right leg.
  • Vatican open to official role for women and married men in Amazon

    Vatican open to official role for women and married men in Amazon

    Friday, June 8 2018 10:15 AM EDT2018-06-08 14:15:49 GMT
    Pope Francis speaks to nuns during a mass at the Vatican in February 2016.Pope Francis speaks to nuns during a mass at the Vatican in February 2016.
    The Vatican says it is open to discussing the ordination of married men and an official role for women, to address a shortage of priests in the Amazon region.
    The Vatican says it is open to discussing the ordination of married men and an official role for women, to address a shortage of priests in the Amazon region.
  • WWII cash hoard found under floor of Churchill's tailor

    WWII cash hoard found under floor of Churchill's tailor

    Friday, June 8 2018 11:25 AM EDT2018-06-08 15:25:44 GMT
    Builders stumbled upon a cache of wartime bills with a face value of £30,000 in the seaside city of Brighton in the UK.Builders stumbled upon a cache of wartime bills with a face value of £30,000 in the seaside city of Brighton in the UK.
    Construction workers in the UK have found wads of cash dating back to World War II at a shop that once belonged to tailor beloved by Winston Churchill and his wife Clementine.
    Construction workers in the UK have found wads of cash dating back to World War II at a shop that once belonged to a tailor beloved by Winston Churchill and his wife Clementine.
  • Dozens reported killed in airstrikes on Syrian village

    Dozens reported killed in airstrikes on Syrian village

    Friday, June 8 2018 12:35 PM EDT2018-06-08 16:35:48 GMT
    Syrians gather amid destruction in Zardana, Idlib province, in the aftermath of airstrikes Thursday.Syrians gather amid destruction in Zardana, Idlib province, in the aftermath of airstrikes Thursday.
    At least 44 people were killed in airstrikes on a village in the rebel-held Syrian province of Idlib, a local activist media group and a UK-based monitor said Friday, describing it as one of the deadliest attacks...
    At least 44 people were killed in airstrikes on a village in the rebel-held Syrian province of Idlib, a local activist media group and a UK-based monitor said Friday, describing it as one of the deadliest attacks in the...
  • Migrant wanted for rape, murder of German teenager caught in Iraq

    Migrant wanted for rape, murder of German teenager caught in Iraq

    Friday, June 8 2018 9:45 AM EDT2018-06-08 13:45:38 GMT
    Ali Bashar is suspected of the rape and murder of Susanna Maria Feldman.  CREDIT: Boris Roessler/picture-alliance/DPA/APAli Bashar is suspected of the rape and murder of Susanna Maria Feldman. CREDIT: Boris Roessler/picture-alliance/DPA/AP
    An Iraqi migrant suspected of the rape and murder of a 14-year-old girl in western Germany has been caught by Kurdish forces in Iraq, Germany's Interior Minister Horst Seehofer said Friday, one day after German...
    An Iraqi migrant suspected of the rape and murder of a 14-year-old girl in western Germany was arrested by Kurdish forces in Iraq one day after German police issued an international warrant for his arrest.
  • Mother of missing Chibok girl: Remember my daughter on her 20th birthday

    Mother of missing Chibok girl: Remember my daughter on her 20th birthday

    Friday, June 8 2018 12:00 PM EDT2018-06-08 16:00:48 GMT
    Esther Yakubu keeps a photo of her daughter Dorcas, abducted in 2014, as a screensaver on her phone.Esther Yakubu keeps a photo of her daughter Dorcas, abducted in 2014, as a screensaver on her phone.
    The mother of one of the missing Chibok girls sent a heartfelt plea Friday on her daughter's 20th birthday: "Please wish her a happy birthday and remember her in your prayers."
    The mother of one of the missing Chibok girls sent a heartfelt plea Friday on her daughter's 20th birthday: "Please wish her a happy birthday and remember her in your prayers."
  • Austria to close seven mosques, expel imams

    Austria to close seven mosques, expel imams

    Friday, June 8 2018 10:50 AM EDT2018-06-08 14:50:47 GMT
    Austria's right-wing government plans to shut down seven mosques and expel up to 60 imams in what it described as "just the beginning" of a crackdown on "political Islam" and foreign-funded Islamic communities.
    Austria's right-wing government plans to shut down seven mosques and expel up to 60 imams in what it described as "just the beginning" of a crackdown on "political Islam" and foreign-funded Islamic communities.
  • Zacarias Moussaoui Fast Facts

    Zacarias Moussaoui Fast Facts

    Friday, June 8 2018 10:35 AM EDT2018-06-08 14:35:41 GMT
    Here's a look at the life of convicted terrorist Zacarias Moussaoui, who is serving a life sentence in prison without parole for his part in plotting the 9/11 attacks.
    Here's a look at the life of convicted terrorist Zacarias Moussaoui, who is serving a life sentence in prison without parole for his part in plotting the 9/11 attacks.
  • Venezuela named world's most dangerous country again, poll finds

    Venezuela named world's most dangerous country again, poll finds

    Friday, June 8 2018 9:05 AM EDT2018-06-08 13:05:37 GMT
    Venezuela ranked as the most dangerous country in the world for the second straight year according to a new Gallup survey.Venezuela ranked as the most dangerous country in the world for the second straight year according to a new Gallup survey.
    Venezuela ranked as the most dangerous country in the world for the second straight year according to a new Gallup survey, falling below conflict-torn nations including Afghanistan and South Sudan in terms of...
    Venezuela ranked as the most dangerous country in the world for the second straight year according to a new Gallup survey, falling below conflict-torn nations including Afghanistan and South Sudan in terms of perceptions...
  • Here's why secret messages appeared on Australia's weather forecasts

    Here's why secret messages appeared on Australia's weather forecasts

    Friday, June 8 2018 9:20 AM EDT2018-06-08 13:20:37 GMT
    Staff at Australia's Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) came up with an innovative idea as part of their ongoing efforts to secure pay increases -- they slipped secret messages and hashtags into weather forecasts and...
    Staff at Australia's Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) came up with an innovative idea as part of their ongoing efforts to secure pay increases -- they slipped secret messages and hashtags into weather forecasts and social media...
  • Unprecedented UN sanctions slapped on 'millionaire migrant traffickers'

    Unprecedented UN sanctions slapped on 'millionaire migrant traffickers'

    Thursday, June 7 2018 3:44 PM EDT2018-06-07 19:44:45 GMT
    Six men who allegedly made fortunes from buying and selling vulnerable migrants have been hit by United Nations sanctions in an unprecedented response to the international slave trade exposed by CNN, the Dutch...
    Six men who allegedly made fortunes from buying and selling vulnerable migrants have been hit by United Nations sanctions in an unprecedented response to the international slave trade exposed by CNN, the Dutch foreign...
  • Putin arrives in Beijing for state visit with birthday buddy Xi Jinping

    Putin arrives in Beijing for state visit with birthday buddy Xi Jinping

    Friday, June 8 2018 1:45 AM EDT2018-06-08 05:45:16 GMT
    Russia's President Vladimir Putin reviews a military honour guard with Chinese President Xi Jinping during a welcoming ceremony outside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Friday, June 8.Russia's President Vladimir Putin reviews a military honour guard with Chinese President Xi Jinping during a welcoming ceremony outside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Friday, June 8.
    Russian President Vladimir Putin arrives in China for a state visit Friday, his third trip in just over one year as Beijing and Moscow look to promote their special relationship.
    Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in China for a state visit Friday, his third trip in just over one year as Beijing and Moscow look to promote their special relationship.
  • Bangladesh defends war on drugs as body count mounts

    Bangladesh defends war on drugs as body count mounts

    Friday, June 8 2018 4:50 AM EDT2018-06-08 08:50:25 GMT
    Bangladesh police conduct a narcotic raid in Dhaka on June 5, 2018.Bangladesh police conduct a narcotic raid in Dhaka on June 5, 2018.
    A woman prays feverishly as a gun is cocked. A shot rings out and a grunt of pain follows.
    A woman prays feverishly as a gun is cocked. A shot rings out and a grunt of pain follows.
  • US expands China health alert after acoustic incident

    US expands China health alert after acoustic incident

    Friday, June 8 2018 5:10 AM EDT2018-06-08 09:10:26 GMT
    The US State Department on Friday issued an expanded health alert for China over concerns for the safety of US personnel in the country following reports of a series of mysterious acoustic incidents.The US State Department on Friday issued an expanded health alert for China over concerns for the safety of US personnel in the country following reports of a series of mysterious acoustic incidents.
    The US State Department on Friday issued an expanded health alert for China over concerns for the safety of US personnel in the country following reports of a series of mysterious acoustic incidents.
    The US State Department on Friday issued an expanded health alert for China over concerns for the safety of US personnel in the country following reports of a series of mysterious acoustic incidents.
  • Families of Japanese abductees hope Trump-Kim talks will yield answers

    Families of Japanese abductees hope Trump-Kim talks will yield answers

    Thursday, June 7 2018 3:14 AM EDT2018-06-07 07:14:06 GMT
    Megumi Yokota, at 13 (R) and at 20, taken in North Korea, is shown at a news conference October 3, 2002 in Tokyo.Megumi Yokota, at 13 (R) and at 20, taken in North Korea, is shown at a news conference October 3, 2002 in Tokyo.
    For more than 40 years, Takuya Yokota has longed for news of his sister Megumi, who disappeared from a seaside town in northern Japan in 1977, one of at least a dozen Japanese citizens snatched by North Korean agents.
    For more than 40 years, Takuya Yokota has longed for news of his sister Megumi, who disappeared from a seaside town in northern Japan in 1977, one of at least a dozen Japanese citizens snatched by North Korean agents.
  • Our children's plastic lives seen through lunches

    Our children's plastic lives seen through lunches

    Thursday, June 7 2018 6:09 PM EDT2018-06-07 22:09:53 GMT
    If children anywhere should care about plastic in our oceans, it's those in the Maldives, a country that is 99% water and 1% land. From the tourism that generates 37% of all jobs on this idyllic chain of coral...
    If children anywhere should care about plastic in our oceans, it's those in the Maldives, a country that is 99% water and 1% land. From the tourism that generates 37% of all jobs on this idyllic chain of coral islands to...
  • 18 Of her relatives are missing or dead after Guatemala's Fuego eruption

    18 Of her relatives are missing or dead after Guatemala's Fuego eruption

    Thursday, June 7 2018 9:59 AM EDT2018-06-07 13:59:26 GMT
    Ovidio García Suárez, a resident of El Rodeo, survived the Fuego's eruption, but his wife is missing.Ovidio García Suárez, a resident of El Rodeo, survived the Fuego's eruption, but his wife is missing.
    The head of Guatemala's disaster management agency is facing calls to step down just days after the Fuego volcano erupted, leaving nearly 100 people dead and scores more missing.
    Her eyes brimming with tears, Teresa de Jesus Barillas recites the names of her 18 relatives who are missing or dead days after the Fuego volcano erupted in Guatemala, leaving nearly 100 people dead and scores more missing.
  • China must beware of summit's unintended consequences

    China must beware of summit's unintended consequences

    Thursday, June 7 2018 7:44 PM EDT2018-06-07 23:44:58 GMT
    If Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un make peace and agree to denuclearize the Korean Peninsula in their Singapore summit, the benefits would be felt across the region, not least in China, or so conventional wisdom has it.
    If Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un make peace and agree to denuclearize the Korean Peninsula in their Singapore summit, the benefits would be felt across the region, not least in China, or so conventional wisdom has it.
  • World Oceans Day 2018 -- the live blog

    World Oceans Day 2018 -- the live blog

    Thursday, June 7 2018 6:09 PM EDT2018-06-07 22:09:53 GMT
    From Paris to Hong Kong, and Quito to Malé, on June 8, 2018, students around the world are celebrating World Oceans Day by taking part in CNN's #ZeroPlasticLunch.
    From Paris to Hong Kong, and Quito to Malé, on June 8, 2018, students around the world are celebrating World Oceans Day by taking part in CNN's #ZeroPlasticLunch.
  • Baby rescued from volcano rubble reunited with family

    Baby rescued from volcano rubble reunited with family

    Thursday, June 7 2018 5:54 PM EDT2018-06-07 21:54:52 GMT
    The video spread across the internet, offering a glimmer of hope amid scenes of devastation from the eruption of Guatemala's Fuego volcano.
    The video spread across the internet, offering a glimmer of hope amid scenes of devastation from the eruption of Guatemala's Fuego volcano.
  • Terrorist Attacks by Vehicle Fast Facts

    Terrorist Attacks by Vehicle Fast Facts

    Thursday, June 7 2018 4:34 PM EDT2018-06-07 20:34:47 GMT
    Here is some background information on terror attacks involving vehicles used as deadly weapons by radicalized individuals or terror groups.
    Here is some background information on terror attacks involving vehicles used as deadly weapons by radicalized individuals or terror groups.
  • Mars Exploration Fast Facts

    Mars Exploration Fast Facts

    Thursday, June 7 2018 4:19 PM EDT2018-06-07 20:19:46 GMT
    Here's some background information about Mars exploration. The United States and the Soviet Union are the only two countries to land a spacecraft on Mars.
    Here's some background information about Mars exploration. The United States and the Soviet Union are the only two countries to land a spacecraft on Mars.
  • Afghanistan announces temporary ceasefire with the Taliban

    Afghanistan announces temporary ceasefire with the Taliban

    Thursday, June 7 2018 5:19 AM EDT2018-06-07 09:19:13 GMT
    Afghanistan's President has announced a temporary ceasefire with the Taliban during Muslim festival Eid al-Fitr later this month.  CREDIT: Noorullah Shirzada/AFP/Getty ImagesAfghanistan's President has announced a temporary ceasefire with the Taliban during Muslim festival Eid al-Fitr later this month. CREDIT: Noorullah Shirzada/AFP/Getty Images
    Afghanistan's President has announced a temporary ceasefire with the Taliban during Muslim festival Eid al-Fitr later this month.
    Afghanistan's President has announced a temporary ceasefire with the Taliban during Muslim festival Eid al-Fitr later this month.
  • Saudi fashion show with drones doesn't fly online

    Saudi fashion show with drones doesn't fly online

    Thursday, June 7 2018 2:29 PM EDT2018-06-07 18:29:43 GMT
    A bizarre fashion show in a Saudi Arabian luxury hotel has become a viral sensation on social media for featuring drones flying dresses on the runway.
    A bizarre fashion show in a Saudi Arabian luxury hotel has become a viral sensation on social media for featuring drones flying dresses on the runway.
  • Iraqi asylum-seeker wanted over rape, murder of 14-year-old in Germany

    Iraqi asylum-seeker wanted over rape, murder of 14-year-old in Germany

    Thursday, June 7 2018 12:39 PM EDT2018-06-07 16:39:35 GMT
    A policeman fastens a partition with a photo of a 20-year-old refugee who is wanted by the police in Wiesbaden, Germany.  CREDIT: Boris Roessler/Picture-Alliance/DPA/AP ImagesA policeman fastens a partition with a photo of a 20-year-old refugee who is wanted by the police in Wiesbaden, Germany. CREDIT: Boris Roessler/Picture-Alliance/DPA/AP Images
    German police have issued an international arrest warrant for an Iraqi asylum-seeker suspected of the rape and murder of a 14-year-old girl in western Germany, the prosecutor's office said Thursday.
    German police have issued an international arrest warrant for an Iraqi asylum-seeker suspected of the rape and murder of a 14-year-old girl in western Germany, the prosecutor's office said Thursday.
  • Bermuda's Supreme Court allows same-sex marriage -- again

    Bermuda's Supreme Court allows same-sex marriage -- again

    Thursday, June 7 2018 11:34 AM EDT2018-06-07 15:34:33 GMT
    The flag of Bermuda flies over the commercial and retail district in Hamilton, Bermuda, in November 2017.The flag of Bermuda flies over the commercial and retail district in Hamilton, Bermuda, in November 2017.
    Advocacy groups have welcomed this week's ruling from Bermuda's Supreme Court that a new law replacing same-sex marriage with domestic partnerships is unconstitutional.
    Advocacy groups have welcomed this week's ruling from Bermuda's Supreme Court that a new law replacing same-sex marriage with domestic partnerships is unconstitutional.
  • Ethiopia's new Prime Minister has had a stellar two months, can he keep it up?

    Ethiopia's new Prime Minister has had a stellar two months, can he keep it up?

    Thursday, June 7 2018 5:09 AM EDT2018-06-07 09:09:12 GMT
    Ethiopia is undergoing remarkable political transformation never seen in the country's recent history.Ethiopia is undergoing remarkable political transformation never seen in the country's recent history.
    Ethiopia is undergoing remarkable political transformation never seen in the country's recent history.
    Ethiopia is undergoing remarkable political transformation never seen in the country's recent history.
  • As France debates fake news bill, critics see threat to free speech

    As France debates fake news bill, critics see threat to free speech

    Thursday, June 7 2018 9:59 AM EDT2018-06-07 13:59:25 GMT
    Macron and Russian President Vladimir Putin attend a meeting in St. Petersburg on May 25.Macron and Russian President Vladimir Putin attend a meeting in St. Petersburg on May 25.
    French lawmakers debated draft legislation Thursday that is intended to limit the spread of fake news and disinformation during election periods.
    French lawmakers debated draft legislation Thursday that is intended to limit the spread of fake news and disinformation during election periods.
  • 10 Found dead in Kenyan plane wreckage two days after crash

    10 Found dead in Kenyan plane wreckage two days after crash

    Thursday, June 7 2018 11:09 AM EDT2018-06-07 15:09:31 GMT
    All 10 people aboard a small plane which crashed Tuesday in a mountainous region in central Kenya are dead, government officials told CNN Thursday.
    All 10 people aboard a small plane which crashed Tuesday in a mountainous region in central Kenya are dead, government officials told CNN Thursday.
  • Spain's new female-dominated Cabinet sworn in

    Spain's new female-dominated Cabinet sworn in

    Thursday, June 7 2018 9:34 AM EDT2018-06-07 13:34:32 GMT
    The new Spanish government's ministers pose with the country's newly installed prime minister Pedro Sánchez and King Felipe VI after the taking oath of office at La Zarzuela palace in Madrid on Thursday.The new Spanish government's ministers pose with the country's newly installed prime minister Pedro Sánchez and King Felipe VI after the taking oath of office at La Zarzuela palace in Madrid on Thursday.
    Spain's new Socialist government -- featuring a groundbreaking female-dominated Cabinet -- was sworn in by King Felipe VI Thursday.
    Spain's new Socialist government -- featuring a groundbreaking female-dominated Cabinet -- was sworn in by King Felipe VI Thursday.
  • Torn from their families in the US, Salvadoran deportees return to a gang-ravaged homeland

    Torn from their families in the US, Salvadoran deportees return to a gang-ravaged homeland

    Thursday, June 7 2018 7:29 AM EDT2018-06-07 11:29:18 GMT
    Morales, 20, was sent back to El Salvador after an altercation outside a nightclub in Houston.Morales, 20, was sent back to El Salvador after an altercation outside a nightclub in Houston.
    They emerge blinking into the sun and tropical heat of a homeland some have not seen for over a decade.
    They emerge blinking into the sun and tropical heat of a homeland some have not seen for over a decade.
  • Satellite images show destruction caused by Guatemala's Fuego Volcano

    Satellite images show destruction caused by Guatemala's Fuego Volcano

    Thursday, June 7 2018 12:58 AM EDT2018-06-07 04:58:59 GMT
    Pyroclastic flows swallowed the rural town of San Miguel Los Lotes. These flows -- a combination of ash, rock and volcanic gases -- travel so fast during an eruption that its impossible for anything to outrun them.Pyroclastic flows swallowed the rural town of San Miguel Los Lotes. These flows -- a combination of ash, rock and volcanic gases -- travel so fast during an eruption that its impossible for anything to outrun them.
    The images show a town buried, nearly obliterated, by Sunday's deadly volcanic eruption in Guatemala that's claimed over 90 lives.
    The images show a town buried, nearly obliterated, by Sunday's deadly volcanic eruption in Guatemala that's claimed over 90 lives.
  • Australian news crew mugged while filming on London street

    Australian news crew mugged while filming on London street

    Thursday, June 7 2018 4:29 AM EDT2018-06-07 08:29:09 GMT
    Masked men on pushbikes interrupted an Australian news crew during a live broadcast in London and stole their television camera, the latest in a number of brazen robberies in the city.
    Masked men on pushbikes interrupted an Australian news crew during a live broadcast in London and stole their television camera, the latest in a number of brazen robberies in the city.
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