Restaurant owners offer free meals in Montreal, no catch 2017-06-24T17:56:57Z A free meal and a friendly smile aren't easy to come by. South of the border, US expats have a different take on Mexico 2017-06-24T20:56:58Z While politicians in Washington debate building a wall between the United States and Mexico, Americans who've moved south of the border have a different perspective on the country they've come to call home. Israel strikes Syrian military near Golan Heights 2017-06-24T19:56:58Z Israel launched strikes on Syrian military positions Saturday, close to the two countries' disputed border in the Golan Heights, according to the Israel Defense Forces (IDF). China landslide kills more than 100, state media says 2017-06-24T02:26:49Z A landslide in southwest China's Sichuan province buried more than 100 people, the Chinese state-run broadcaster China Central Television (CCTV) reported Saturday. UK Parliament hit by cyberattack 2017-06-24T17:26:56Z The UK Parliament's computer system has been hit by a cyberattack, a spokesperson for the Houses of Parliament said in a statement.
'Grenfell changes everything': Shadow of high-rise fire looms across UK 2017-06-24T10:56:53Z Ten days after an inferno swept through Grenfell Tower in west London, leaving the apartment block a blackened shell and claiming the lives of at least 79 people, a shadow hangs over Britain. 3Rd journalist dies after Mosul blast 2017-06-24T13:26:54Z A third journalist has died from injuries sustained in a mine blast this week in the Iraqi city of Mosul, the French government and her employer said Saturday. Germany to quash convictions for homosexuality, pay compensation 2017-06-24T11:56:53Z Gay men prosecuted in Germany under a longstanding anti-homosexuality law are expected to have their convictions thrown out and to receive compensation. China sails into disputed waters, prompting protest by Japan 2017-06-24T11:56:54Z Four China Coast Guard boats sailed into Japanese territorial waters in the East China Sea Saturday, further inflaming long-simmering tensions between the two countries.
Qatar told to close Al Jazeera, reduce Iran ties in stern list of demands 2017-06-23T10:26:44Z Four Arab states that have isolated Qatar have handed the country a list of 13 demands, including some that are likely to infuriate Doha and exacerbate the region's worst crisis in decades. Saudis foil attack on Grand Mosque in Mecca 2017-06-23T22:27:02Z Saudi security forces on Friday prevented an imminent attack on the Grand Mosque in Mecca, the country's Interior Ministry said on state-run TV.
Is Mexico the world's second most dangerous country, as Trump says? That depends 2017-06-23T18:26:57Z President Donald Trump rankled Mexico again, this time calling it the second deadliest country in the world. Turkey to stop teaching evolution in high school 2017-06-23T22:56:56Z Turkish high school students will no longer be taught the theory of evolution. Hundreds of households to be evacuated in wake of London tower fire 2017-06-23T20:27:23Z Some 800 households will be evacuated Friday night in the Camden area of London, according to Councillor Georgia Gould, leader of Camden Council. Pakistan car bomb kills 11 at Quetta police checkpoint 2017-06-23T08:26:45Z At least 11 people, including one police officer, were killed Friday after a car bomb exploded outside the office of Quetta's Inspector General of Police. Saudi Arabia, major combatant in Yemen, to tackle spread of cholera 2017-06-23T18:57:30Z Saudi Arabia plans to shell out tens of millions of dollars to stem an outbreak of cholera in Yemen, spawned amid the military offensive it's spearheading there against the Houthi rebels. Venezuelan soldier shoots protester at point-blank range 2017-06-23T16:56:49Z His name was David José Vallenilla. At 22, he became the latest of at least 75 fatalities tied to civil unrest in the streets of Venezuela, a country mired in economic crisis and political instability.
US denies ISIS claim it bombed famous Mosul mosque 2017-06-21T21:27:30Z US officials on Wednesday denied a ISIS claim that the US forces bombed Iraq's iconic Great Mosque of al-Nuri in Mosul. The mosque is where ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi announced an Islamic "caliphate."
What do young Indians think of Donald Trump? 2017-06-23T02:56:52Z Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to meet US President Donald Trump for the first time on Monday.
Finsbury Park attack suspect charged with terrorism-related murder 2017-06-23T11:26:44Z Police in London have charged a man with terrorism-related murder and attempted murder over an attack outside a mosque in Finsbury Park earlier this week.
North Korea: Otto Warmbier's death 'is a mystery to us' 2017-06-23T10:26:44Z Days after the death of US student Otto Warmbier following 17 months detention in North Korea, the country's state media claimed his death was a "mystery."
Grenfell Tower fire: Police considering manslaughter charges 2017-06-23T10:56:43Z London's Metropolitan Police Service said Friday it is considering manslaughter charges among the criminal offenses that may have been committed in relation to last week's deadly Grenfell Tower fire.
Theresa May's Brexit plan for EU nationals branded 'not sufficient' 2017-06-23T09:26:42Z British Prime Minister Theresa May's plans to secure the rights of EU nationals after Brexit have been criticized as "not sufficient," by the head of the European Commission.
Prime Minister May offer: EU citizens can stay in UK 2017-06-22T21:57:12Z In a Brexit divorce deal offering, British Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday said European Union citizens would be allowed to stay in the United Kingdom after the country leaves the EU. Russian navy launches missile strikes at ISIS targets In Syria 2017-06-23T06:56:41Z Russian warships fired six missiles on ISIS targets in Syria on Friday, according to state media. Imelda Marcos Fast Facts 2017-06-23T11:56:43Z Here's a look at the life of former Philippines First Lady Imelda Marcos. Bugattis, Ferraris and yachts, oh my! African vice president on trial in Paris 2017-06-23T11:26:44Z The son of Equatorial Guinea's President is on trial in France for splurging on a Parisian mansion, a private jet and a fleet of luxury cars using tens of millions of dollars he allegedly looted from his country. 'They turn their backs' 2017-06-23T11:26:43Z By Kara Fox with Dilay Yalcin CNN () -- Editor's note: This story contains homophobic language some readers might find offensive. The non-binary pronouns "they" and "them" have been used in the Tourists, students flee as protests spread in India's Darjeeling tea lands 2017-06-23T08:26:44Z The sleepy hills of India's northeast have erupted into violence, as calls for a separate state for the area's Nepali-speaking Gorkhas gain traction. China cracks down on latest fad toy: toothpick crossbows 2017-06-23T09:26:42Z Forget fidget spinners. China has a much more dangerous toy fad driving adults crazy.
Grenfell Tower fire familes to be rehoused in luxury complex 2017-06-22T23:56:45Z Families made homeless by the Grenfell Tower fire are to be rehoused in new, affordable apartments right next door to luxury private homes in one of the most exclusive -- and expensive -- parts of London. Why neither North Korea nor United States want all-out war 2017-06-23T01:56:37Z It's been a tense six months on the Korean Peninsula and many North Korea watchers believe the situation is dangerous. Ousted South Korean president's confidante Choi Soon-sil sentenced 2017-06-23T03:56:40Z The confidante of former South Korean President Park Geun-hye has been sentenced to three years in prison for soliciting favors for her daughter, a press officer from the Seoul Central District Court told CNN Friday. Incoming Hong Kong leader says she defers to China on missing booksellers 2017-06-22T13:26:51Z The detention of Hong Kong booksellers in China is not an issue the city's government should take up, its incoming leader said Thursday.
Grenfell Tower blaze: Other London high-rises 'combustible' 2017-06-22T10:26:31Z Initial tests on cladding in a number of tower blocks in London have come back as combustible, British Prime Minister Theresa May told the House of Commons Thursday during a statement about last week's fatal Grenfell Tower...
Instagram fitness model dies after freak kitchen accident, family says 2017-06-22T19:26:36Z A popular social media fitness personality died after what can only be described as a freak accident involving a whipped cream canister. Terrorist Attacks by Vehicle Fast Facts 2017-06-22T19:26:35Z Here is some background information on terror attacks involving vehicles used as deadly weapons by radicalized individuals or terror groups. King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud Fast Facts 2017-06-22T19:26:35Z Here is a look at the life of Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, who succeeded his half brother King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz on January 22, 2015. Tzipi Livni Fast Facts 2017-06-22T19:26:35Z Here is a look at the life of Tzipi Livni, former foreign minister of Israel. Dalai Lama Fast Facts 2017-06-22T19:26:35Z Here is a look at the life of his Holiness, the 14th Dalai Lama Tenzin Gyatso, spiritual leader of the people of Tibet. Tour de France Fast Facts 2017-06-22T18:56:35Z Here's a look at the Tour de France.
Magnitude 6.8 earthquake off of Guatemala's Pacific coast, USGS says 2017-06-22T13:26:51Z A magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck off of Guatemala's Pacific coast Thursday, the US Geological Survey reports. The quake was recorded at about 24 miles (38 km) from the city of Puerto San Jose, according to the USGS. British schoolboys don skirts to protest shorts ban in heatwave 2017-06-22T15:56:36Z As a record-breaking heatwave grips Britain, some teenage boys are protesting their school's "no shorts" policy by donning skirts instead.
Finsbury Park terror attack victim dies from 'multiple injuries' 2017-06-22T12:57:05Z A 51-year-old man who suffered "multiple injuries" during the Finsbury Park terror attack in London earlier this week has died, British police said on Thursday. Car bomb kills 25 people outside Afghanistan bank 2017-06-22T10:56:32Z At least 25 people were killed Thursday in a car bomb attack outside a bank in Lashkar Gah, the capital of Afghanistan's southern Helmand province, officials said. Al-Nuri mosque: The irony of ISIS' iconoclasm 2017-06-22T14:27:56Z When ISIS fighters seized the Iraqi city of Mosul in 2014, they tried to destroy the Great Mosque of al-Nuri's minaret, regarding it as a idolatrous. But residents formed a human chain around it, preventing its destruction...
UK's Prince Philip discharged from hospital after treatment for infection 2017-06-22T10:26:31Z Prince Philip, the 96-year-old husband of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, was discharged from hospital on Thursday after spending two nights there as a "precautionary measure," Buckingham Palace told CNN. Prince Harry: No royal wants to be king or queen 2017-06-22T09:56:30Z Britain's Queen Elizabeth II has reigned for over 65 years, but according to Prince Harry few in the royal family envy her, despite sharing her sense of duty.
Taliban releases second video purporting to show US, Australian hostages 2017-06-22T05:26:28Z The Taliban has released new video purporting to show two Westerners who were kidnapped in Afghanistan last year. The images Saudi Arabia doesn't want you to see 2017-06-22T02:26:27Z Batool Ali is six years old, though you would never guess that from her huge, haunted eyes and emaciated frame. Ribs jutting out over her distended belly, Batool weighs less than 16 kilograms (35 pounds). She is one of...
Cumulative extremism: Why terror is like a 'perverted comic book' 2017-06-22T01:26:25Z When one man was killed and 10 people were injured in north London after a van plowed into Muslim worshipers early Monday morning, the majority of the world mourned. Stories of heroes surfaced. And calls for solidarity... How to measure a mountain: Everest height called into question 2017-06-21T05:56:16Z Did Mount Everest shrink after Nepal's massive 2015 earthquake? Has it lost a few meters of snow cover due to global warming? Is it getting taller due to shifting continental plates?
The Queen might be making a statement about Brexit -- with her hat 2017-06-21T13:57:46Z Some people try to get messages across with smoke signals or carrier pigeons.
What Saudi Arabia's royal reshuffle means for the world 2017-06-21T11:56:19Z Saudi Arabia's King Salman has elevated his 31-year-old son Mohammed bin Salman to first in line to the throne, in a dramatic reordering of the kingdom's line of succession that will have far-reaching consequences for the...
Brussels Central Station attack suspect identified 2017-06-21T07:56:18Z Belgian authorities now know the identity of a man who was fatally shot at Brussels Central Station after a failed bombing, a spokeswoman for the Minister of Security and Home Affairs told CNN on Wednesday. POW and MIA in Iraq and Afghanistan Fast Facts 2017-06-21T18:26:21Z Here's a look at US POW/MIA's in Iraq and Afghanistan from 1991 to the present.
Climate change could lower the quality of your coffee 2017-06-21T15:26:46Z What will it take for people to care about climate change? For some, the thought of a crummier cup of coffee in the morning just might do it. What was missing from the Queen's Speech? Donald Trump 2017-06-21T12:26:23Z What -- or in this case, who -- was conspicuously absent from the Queen's Speech to Parliament? US President Donald Trump. May says sorry to Grenfell Tower fire victims for lack of support 2017-06-21T15:57:28Z UK Prime Minister Theresa May apologized Wednesday for the government's failure to give families the help they needed after the devastating fire that gutted a high-rise apartment building in London last week. What happened to Otto Warmbier? Ex-detainee believes torture possible 2017-06-21T15:56:49Z Kenneth Bae, the US citizen detained by North Korea for two years, says he believes it is possible the late Otto Warmbier could have been tortured during his captivity in the communist country. Syrians in war-torn Douma break Ramadan fast amid rubble 2017-06-21T14:56:38Z Residents in the rebel-held town of Douma, Syria, gathered on a war-torn street over the weekend to break their fast during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. Queen's Speech arrives at troubled time for Theresa May 2017-06-21T04:56:15Z Britain's embattled Prime Minister Theresa May's attempt to lead a minority government starts in earnest Wednesday amid a backdrop of terror attacks and the fire at Grenfell Tower, one of the country's worst disasters for...
Saudi Arabia's crown prince deposed 2017-06-21T04:56:16Z Saudi Arabia's king deposed the sitting crown prince Wednesday and replaced him with Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, the deputy crown prince, the state news agency reported.
Prince Philip, husband of UK's Queen Elizabeth II, admitted to hospital 2017-06-21T10:26:19Z Prince Philip, the 95-year-old husband of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, was admitted to hospital Tuesday evening as a "precautionary measure," Buckingham Palace has told CNN. India arrests 15 for celebrating Pakistan cricket victory 2017-06-21T10:56:18Z Fifteen Indian men are facing lengthy jail sentences for allegedly cheering on the Pakistan cricket team. Queen's speech: All pomp and pageantry in British Parliament 2017-06-21T04:56:15Z Britain will take extra security precautions to protect Queen Elizabeth II ahead of her speech Wednesday -- a member of Parliament will be held hostage at Buckingham Palace and guards with lanterns will check the cellars... Duterte begs forgiveness, pledges to rebuild ISIS-infested Philippines city 2017-06-21T05:56:16Z Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte begged forgiveness Tuesday for declaring martial law in Mindanao island and vowed to rebuild Marawi, the battle-scarred city at the heart of nearly four weeks of fierce fighting...
Belgian police: Situation at train station under control 2017-06-20T19:57:37Z Belgian Police said the situation is under control at Brussels Central Station on Tuesday after reports of large explosions. Raul Castro Fast Facts 2017-06-20T21:26:11Z Here's a look at the life of Raul Castro, President of Cuba.
French and Kurdish journalists killed in Mosul blast 2017-06-20T09:56:05Z Two journalists have died following a blast in the Iraqi city of Mosul.
Analysis: Syrian conflict moves into new and dangerous territory 2017-06-19T15:27:41Z A new phase of the Syrian conflict has begun, one in which outside powers are stepping up their involvement as the pressure gathers on ISIS' last redoubts.
Iran denies plotting 'terrorist act' on Saudi oilfield 2017-06-20T14:26:15Z Iran has denied claims that members of its elite Revolutionary Guard Corps were arrested for plotting a "terrorist act" on an oil platform off the coast of Saudi Arabia.
Syria: Australia suspends air operations as conflict escalates 2017-06-20T10:56:06Z Australia has suspended all air operations over Syria in the wake of US forces downing a Syrian jet and a warning from Russia that US-led coalition planes are now targets for its forces in parts of the country.
Emmanuel Macron's defense minister resigns over scandal 2017-06-20T11:26:14Z French Defense Minister Sylvie Goulard resigned from her role Tuesday after becoming embroiled in a fake jobs scandal.
Russian 'gay propaganda law' discriminatory, European court rules 2017-06-20T11:26:14Z A European court has ruled that Russia's so-called "gay propaganda law" is discriminatory, promotes homophobia and violates the European Convention on Human Rights.
Hundreds gather at Finsbury Park vigil 2017-06-20T12:56:26Z Hundreds of people came together Monday outside Finsbury Park Mosque in an act of defiance after a terrorist attack in north London. J K Rowling Fast Facts 2017-06-20T19:56:11Z Here is a look at the life of J.K. Rowling, author of the Harry Potter book series. Police find hidden trove of Nazi artifacts behind secret door 2017-06-20T19:26:24Z Behind a bookshelf and through a hidden door in a Buenos Aires, Argentina, suburb, police have discovered a dusty, secret room holding a massive trove of Nazi-era artifacts.
India mourns former Archbishop of Bombay, Cardinal Ivan Dias 2017-06-20T09:56:07Z Tributes are being paid to former Archbishop of Bombay, Cardinal Ivan Dias, who died in Rome Monday at the age of 81. Malala Yousafzai Fast Facts 2017-06-20T16:56:09Z Here's a look at the life of education activist and Nobel Peace Prize recipient, Malala Yousafzai. Emmanuel Macron Fast Facts 2017-06-20T16:26:13Z Here is a look at the life of French President Emmanuel Macron. July 7 2005 London Bombings Fast Facts 2017-06-20T16:26:09Z Here's a look at the terrorist bombings that occurred on July 7, 2005 in London, killing 52 people and injuring more than 700. Detained Americans Fast Facts 2017-06-16T02:25:03Z 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. Julian Assange Fast Facts 2017-06-20T16:26:09Z Here's a look at the life of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.
American kids want the world's refugees to know something 2017-06-20T11:56:06Z The flower was intricately drawn, with each pattern nesting delicately inside another. Pink and white petals sprouted from a blue stem. It stretched across the back of the lined paper next to a smaller, similar flower.
Singapore PM apologizes for family feud but denies siblings' allegations 2017-06-20T04:26:09Z Singapore's Prime Minister has made a rare public apology for a family spat that has gripped a city unused to elites airing their grievances.
Survey shows youth vote surge in UK election 2017-06-20T12:56:07Z More young people in Britain voted in this month's election than in any general election in the last three decades, according to figures published by Ipsos Mori Tuesday.
Is North Korea's tourism industry luring Americans into a trap? 2017-06-16T09:55:08Z Otto Warmbier went to North Korea as a bright-eyed 21-year-old student looking for adventure.
Car rams police van on Champs-Elysees 2017-06-19T14:57:38Z A car rammed into a mobile police unit Monday on the iconic Champs-Elysees in central Paris, police said on Twitter.
London vehicle hits pedestrians, police say 'number of casualties' 2017-06-19T00:55:45Z A vehicle hit pedestrians in London and there are "a number of casualties being worked on at the scene," according to authorities.
Russia condemns US downing of Syrian warplane 2017-06-19T12:26:03Z A day after a US Navy fighter jet shot down a Syrian warplane, a top Russian official called it an act of aggression that assists terrorists.
Grenfell Tower: 79 presumed dead in London fire 2017-06-19T10:55:57Z At least 79 people are dead or missing and presumed dead following the fire that tore through the 24-story Grenfell Tower in London, police have said. Residents heartbroken that people are taking selfies at the site of the deadly London fire 2017-06-19T18:56:12Z Residents who live near Grenfell Tower in London have expressed heartbreak and outrage after spotting visitors taking selfies at the site of last week's deadly fire.
Deadly heat waves becoming more common due to climate change 2017-06-19T21:25:58Z Deadly heat waves are going to be a much bigger problem in the coming decades, becoming more frequent and occurring over a much greater portion of the planet because of climate change, according to a study published Monday...
What we know : Pedestrians struck near north London mosque 2017-06-19T06:25:46Z London is once again waking up to bloodshed.
Finsbury Park's Muslims feared reprisals, but not here 2017-06-19T16:56:51Z A series of deadly terror attacks in Britain in recent weeks had left Muslims in north London fearing reprisals, but they never thought that violence would happen on their doorstep.
Authorities face questions over handling of London mosque attack 2017-06-19T16:56:21Z Authorities and the media faced questions Monday over whether they treated the terror attack on a group of Muslim worshipers in north London in the same way as other, Islamist-inspired incidents.
J.K. Rowling corrected a Finsbury Park attack headline 2017-06-19T14:57:31Z J.K. Rowling is no stranger to speaking up on Twitter, and she did so again on Monday morning. Yasser Arafat Fast Facts 2017-06-15T18:54:59Z Here's a look at the life of the late Yasser Arafat, who was president of the Palestinian Authority.
Imam hailed as hero for protecting Finsbury Park van attacker 2017-06-19T10:25:54Z The imam of a Muslim center in London has been praised for his "bravery and courage" in stopping an angry crowd turning on the driver involved in a van attack.
London's Finsbury Park -- a closer look 2017-06-19T04:55:44Z The area of London where a vehicle hit pedestrians early Monday local time is ethnically diverse and home to a large Muslim community. British Open Golf Tournament Fast Facts 2017-06-19T14:25:51Z Here's a look at the British Open.
At least 24 killed as fierce wildfire rages in Portugal 2017-06-18T04:25:32Z Twenty-four people were killed in Portugal in what officials are calling the country's 'greatest wildfire tragedy of recent years'. 4 Foreign inmates tunnel out of Bali prison 2017-06-19T13:26:48Z A manhunt is on for four foreign inmates who staged a brazen escape from an Indonesian prison early Monday morning. Indonesia, Malaysia and Philippines launch joint patrols to tackle ISIS threat 2017-06-19T12:26:03Z Three Southeast Asian nations have started trilateral naval patrols in the first concrete sign of cooperation against ISIS-inspired terror groups operating in the region.
Gunfire reported at Mali tourist resort 2017-06-18T18:56:01Z Shots were fired Sunday at a luxury resort near Mali's capital city of Bamako, according to a tweet from the UN Mission to the West African country.
Vehicles as weapons: London attack is part of terror trend 2017-06-19T08:25:47Z At least one person was killed when a van drove into pedestrians near Finsbury Park Mosque in North London, in the early hours of June 19, shortly after Ramadan prayers.
Iran launches missiles into eastern Syria 2017-06-18T19:55:43Z Iran's Revolutionary Guard announced on Sunday that it launched several missiles into Syria, targeting ISIS fighters in retaliation for the attacks in Tehran on June 7th. London van hits pedestrians in Finsbury Park: Live updates 2017-06-19T05:55:45Z One person was killed, and several injured, when a van drove into pedestrians near Finsbury Park Mosque, north London, in the early hours of Monday morning. Follow live updates here.
Syrian warplane shot down by US-led coalition 2017-06-18T22:25:41Z A Syrian warplane was shot down near Raqqa by the United States-led coalition after the regime wounded Syrian Democratic Force fighters in an earlier attack, the US-led coalition said.
France votes in final round of parliamentary elections 2017-06-18T09:55:50Z Polls have opened Sunday for France's legislative elections and President Emmanuel Macron's centrist party is projected to win a huge majority in Parliament. The secret negotiations that sealed Hong Kong's future 2017-06-18T23:55:42Z The two leaders sat several feet apart at a long table covered in green silk. Spanish matador dies after being gored in bullfight 2017-06-18T20:25:40Z Spanish matador Iván Fandiño died Saturday after being gored during a bullfight in the French department of Landes, the bullfighter's communications department said.
UK opposition leader slams Grenfell Tower fire response 2017-06-18T12:55:37Z The leader of Britain's main opposition party added his voice Sunday to a mounting chorus of criticism over the response by local and national authorities to London's devastating Grenfell Tower fire disaster. Explosion kills 3 at a mall in Colombia 2017-06-18T06:55:34Z An explosion that killed three people at a shopping mall in Colombia was a "cowardly terrorist act," the city's mayor says. London fire: Queen Elizabeth issues somber message after site visit 2017-06-17T10:25:26Z As London mourned the victims of a building inferno that left 30 people dead, Queen Elizabeth reflected on the somber national mood Saturday, a day after she visited the site. Helmut Kohl Fast Facts 2017-06-17T16:25:25Z Here's a look at the life of former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl. London fire victim was on phone with parents when she died, lawyer says 2017-06-16T17:26:35Z Architect Gloria Trevisan was on the phone with her family in Italy when she became part of a grim statistic -- another victim of this week's inferno at London's Grenfell Tower. India and Pakistan face off in dream cricket final 2017-06-17T07:55:25Z It's a box office encounter that is likely to smash global TV viewing records. London fire: Smiling faces of missing a stark contrast with anger and grief 2017-06-17T01:25:21Z The only smiles around the blackened husk of Grenfell Tower are on the faces of the missing.
Some Grenfell Tower victims may never be identified, police say 2017-06-16T11:25:16Z British police say they may never be able to identify all of those who perished in the Grenfell Tower disaster, as anger and frustration mounted in the London neighborhood stunned by the tragedy.
Grenfell Tower: Hospital complains about Sun newspaper conduct 2017-06-16T13:55:18Z A London hospital has made a formal complaint to the Sun newspaper, a UK tabloid owned by Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation, over its conduct in the wake of the Grenfell Tower disaster.
Brexit, terror and an inferno: Sadiq Khan's first year as London mayor 2017-06-16T12:55:09Z London mayor Sadiq Khan felt the full force of residents' anger and grief over the Grenfell Tower block disaster Thursday night, including a young boy on someone's shoulders who shouted: "How many children died? What are... Former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl dies 2017-06-16T16:25:26Z German statesman Helmut Kohl, the architect of German reunification after the end of the Cold War, has died, his Christian Democratic Union party announced with a memorial message Friday. He was 87. Engulfed in chaos, UK government looks for success in Brexit talks 2017-06-16T18:56:01Z Nearly a year to the day since the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union, the process of Brexit finally begins on Monday. A massive climate change study is canceled ... because of climate change 2017-06-16T18:26:23Z A $17 million study of climate change in the Canadian Arctic has been nixed for now -- because of climate change.
ISIS' terror will live on, with or without Baghdadi 2017-06-16T14:55:22Z The Russians are investigating whether one of their airstrikes against ISIS targets south of the Syrian city of Raqqa last month may have killed the group's leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.
Jordan bans Lebanese rock band after furore over queer frontman 2017-06-16T17:25:28Z A popular Lebanese rock band has been barred from performing a concert in Jordan after lawmakers objected to the lead singer's sexuality, a Jordanian politician told CNN.
Russia says it may have killed ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi 2017-06-16T08:25:08Z Russia's Defense Ministry says it is investigating reports that ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed in a Russian airstrike in Syria last month.
Refugee fled Syria violence only to die in the London fire 2017-06-15T16:55:52Z A Syrian refugee who escaped civil war for a better life in the UK has been named one of the victims of the Grenfell Tower fire in west London, the UK-based Syria Solidarity Campaign said Thursday. UK police arrest man near parliament on suspicion of carrying a knife 2017-06-16T10:55:10Z A man in his 30s has been arrested near London's Houses of Parliament on suspicion of knife possession, London Metropolitan police said. India: 6 convicted in 1993 Mumbai bombing case 2017-06-16T11:25:17Z Twenty-four years after the deadly Mumbai bombings that left 257 dead and more than 700 injured, an Indian special court has convicted six people on charges of conspiring and carrying out terrorist activities. Residents fleeing Marawi saw around 100 bodies, Philippines official says 2017-06-16T08:55:07Z Fears are growing for residents trapped in the besieged Philippines city of Marawi following reports that those fleeing fighting between ISIS-aligned militants and government forces saw as many 100 dead bodies. Blast outside Chinese kindergarten was bomb attack, police say 2017-06-16T08:55:07Z The deadly explosion outside a kindergarten in the eastern Chinese city of Xuzhou on Thursday was a result of a bomb, China's state-run news agency reported Friday. Australia announces three-month gun amnesty 2017-06-16T08:25:07Z Australia has announced a three-month gun amnesty in an attempt to stop some of the country's 260,000 illegal firearms from falling into the hands of terrorists. Jo Cox's husband remembers her death, one year on 2017-06-16T08:25:07Z Last June, Brendan Cox was at a restaurant with a colleague when he received a life-changing phone call. His wife, British lawmaker Jo Cox, had been attacked. Muslims keep alive Calcutta's Jewish schools, stores and traditions 2017-06-16T01:25:02Z When Mitana Alexander bid goodbye to Calcutta's Jewish Girls School in 1975, she was its last Jewish student. The bulk of the others were Muslims.
Grenfell fire: UK to carry out inspections on other towers 2017-06-15T15:55:09Z Britain will inspect tower blocks across the country after a deadly blaze at a London apartment building raised fears of similar catastrophes in other high rises. Northern Ireland peace 'at risk': UK's May warned against DUP deal 2017-06-16T04:25:05Z A deal to prop up British Prime Minister Theresa May's government could come at the cost of peace in Northern Ireland, politicians have warned. Myanmar 'Geek Girls' fight gender norms 2017-06-16T02:25:32Z Challenging gender stereotypes, an all-female start-up in Myanmar is educating women on computer technology and connecting them to entrepreneurs and innovators in the industry. Is this the world oddest election? 2017-06-16T01:55:03Z There are stump speeches, handshakes and even an official statement refuting voting fraud.
Deadly explosion rocks Chinese kindergarten 2017-06-15T12:24:55Z Seven people were killed and 66 people were injured in a blast near a kindergarten in east China on Thursday, according to Chinese state media.
Student pulls all-nighter helping Grenfell Tower victims, then takes exam 2017-06-15T19:25:51Z It was 1:45 in the morning on Wednesday and Rory Walsh was supposed to be sleeping. After all, the most important exams of his life would start in a little over six hours.
Putin offers Comey 'political asylum' during annual call-in show 2017-06-15T14:26:33Z Russian President Vladimir Putin has offered fired FBI chief James Comey "political asylum" during his annual question and answer call-in session on state television on Thursday.
UK Government delays Queen's Speech 2017-06-15T10:24:54Z The official opening of UK parliament and the Queen's Speech -- a key annual event in which the government lays out its policy agenda -- will take place two days later than scheduled following the result of the snap...
Teens rescued after three days in Paris catacombs 2017-06-15T14:55:34Z Two teenagers have been treated in hospital for hypothermia after spending three days lost in the network of catacombs under Paris.
London fire: Mourning, anger and questions over lives lost in inferno 2017-06-15T05:54:52Z A tower once home to hundreds of people is now a blackened husk, looming over a neighborhood in grief. Cristiano Ronaldo Fast Facts 2017-06-15T18:24:59Z Here's a look at the life of soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo, Real Madrid's top goalscorer. Saif al-Islam Gadhafi Fast Facts 2017-06-15T18:24:59Z Here is a look at the life of Saif al-Islam Gadhafi, son of late Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi. Solstice Fast Facts 2017-06-15T18:24:58Z Here is a look at the solstice. Aung San Suu Kyi Fast Facts 2017-06-15T18:24:58Z Here is a look at the life of Aung San Suu Kyi, Burmese activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner.
Nigeria's newest airline prepares for take off as storm clouds gather 2017-06-15T15:24:57Z Nigeria's aviation industry has suffered a prolonged spell of violent turbulence. Death sentence for Facebook post amid Pakistan crackdown online 2017-06-15T06:54:52Z A Pakistan government crackdown on freedom of speech online has reached worrying new levels, activists say, after a young man was sentenced to death over a series of Facebook posts. Dennis Rodman gifts Trump's 'Art of the Deal' to North Korean minister 2017-06-15T10:54:54Z Dennis Rodman may not have been sent to North Korea by US President Donald Trump, but that's not stopping the former basketball star from promoting his former reality TV co-star. How Nathaniel Bassey started a praise and worship movement on Instagram 2017-06-15T10:54:54Z It is perhaps an unlikely setting for a praise and worship session. But every day at midnight, thousands of worshippers around the world have logged on to Instagram to lift their voices in praise and prayer, united by one... Australia's Turnbull mocks US President Trump in leaked audio 2017-06-15T08:24:53Z Malcolm Turnbull's next phone call with Donald Trump could be awkward. Japan accused of stifling freedom with new terror law 2017-06-15T06:24:53Z Japan's parliament has passed a controversial "anti-conspiracy" bill which critics say could be used to curb civil liberties across the country.
London Grenfell Tower residents raised concerns months before fire 2017-06-14T12:24:44Z Grenfell Tower was intended to be among the jewels of an $85 million (£67 million) urban regeneration scheme carried out by the London borough of Kensignton and Chelsea.
London fire: Blaze engulfs apartment block in West London 2017-06-14T02:27:42Z A huge blaze has engulfed a 24-story apartment block in West London, according to the London Fire Brigade.
After London fire, desperate pleas for missing residents on social media 2017-06-14T21:25:58Z Family and friends of Grenfell Tower residents took to social media with appeals for help finding loved ones after the west London highrise caught fire Wednesday morning. Grenfell Tower: After the horror, anger flares in west London 2017-06-14T18:56:09Z No sooner had the flames begun to fade than the anger began to spill out.
London Grenfell Tower fire: Help those who lost everything 2017-06-14T15:26:28Z The massive apartment fire in West London brought death and despair to residents early Wednesday morning.
Witnesses say 'no warning' was given in London building blaze 2017-06-14T07:55:47Z Michael Paramasivan was watching a film in bed in his Grenfell Tower apartment when he smelled something "plastic-y." Londoners offer tea, beds and showers to victims of apartment fire 2017-06-14T13:56:00Z Almost immediately after reports emerged of a massive fire engulfing a 24-storey high-rise in West London on Wednesday morning, Londoners took to social media platforms offering whatever assistance they could to displaced...
Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong publicly denounced by siblings 2017-06-14T06:55:45Z The brother and sister of Singaporean premier Lee Hsien Loong have taken the extraordinary step of publicly questioning his leadership and motives in a statement released Wednesday.
London's Borough Market reopens after terror attack 2017-06-14T08:25:42Z Traders, tourists and locals will link arms and observe a moment of silence at London's Borough Market on Wednesday morning before ringing the opening bell for the first time since the terror attack there 11 days ago.
How a vivid dream led the first Jordanian to Mount Everest 2017-06-14T01:24:38Z In 2004, Mostafa Salameh had a vivid dream: he was praying for peace on the top of a mountain.
American student released by North Korea 2017-06-13T14:25:40Z Otto Warmbier, an American college student jailed in North Korea, has been released, according to his parents. Australia agrees to pay $70 million to Manus Island detainees 2017-06-14T02:55:49Z The Australian government has agreed to pay detainees on Manus Island more than $70 million (US$52.75 million) in the "largest settlement in a human rights class-action" in the country's history. Russian teens take to social media as police arrest them 2017-06-13T19:25:48Z Eighteen-year-old Anna Meigan wasn't long at the anti-corruption rally in Moscow before she was picked up by police. She was one of almost 1,400 people detained at protests across the country on Monday, a move that Amnesty... Bangladeshi diplomat in New York accused of forcing servant to work without pay 2017-06-13T06:54:29Z A high-ranking Bangladeshi diplomat based in New York accused of forcing his servant to work for up to 18-hours a day without pay was charged Monday with labor trafficking and assault.
What the Qatar crisis means for Hamas 2017-06-13T04:54:29Z When Palestinian militant group Hamas announced its new charter to the world, it wasn't from Ramallah or Gaza City, but from the Sheraton hotel's gilded Salwa Ballroom in Doha. Leopoldo López Fast Facts 2017-06-13T22:24:37Z Here's a look at the life of Leopoldo López, a Venezuelan opposition leader who is currently serving nearly 14 years in prison for allegedly inciting anti-government protests. What does it take to get an American released from North Korea? 2017-06-13T21:55:27Z It's one of the most feared punishments in the world: A decade or more of hard labor at one of North Korea's notorious work camps.
EU impatient for Brexit talks amid UK post-election chaos 2017-06-13T17:25:25Z Five days on from the stalemate of the UK general election result, Europe's impatience with the Britain over Brexit is growing.