Venezuela's Maduro: Some opposition parties to be barred from presidential vote 2017-12-11T03:29:40Z Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Sunday that some of the main opposition parties will not be allowed to run in next year's presidential election. Turkey's Erdogan calls Israel a 'child-murderer' state 2017-12-10T13:13:54Z Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called Israel a "terrorist" and "child-murderer state" in an address Sunday as he criticized President Donald Trump over his recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Israeli army destroys tunnel from Gaza 2017-12-10T20:34:18Z An incomplete tunnel running for more than a kilometer from Gaza into southern Israel has been destroyed, Israel's army announced on Sunday. Nuclear destruction 'one impulsive tantrum away,' Nobel winners warn 2017-12-10T19:49:16Z The winners of the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize have warned countries that possess nuclear weapons to eliminate their "instruments of insanity" or risk mutual destruction. 'King of Spin' Max Clifford dies 2017-12-10T14:23:58Z Max Clifford, the UK's best-known celebrity publicist whose clients included OJ Simpson, has died at age 74, the UK's Ministry of Justice told CNN. Iran postpones court appearance of jailed woman as UK minister visits 2017-12-10T13:48:56Z Hopes that a British woman jailed in Iran will soon be freed rose Sunday following a visit to Tehran by UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson. Heavy snow brings travel chaos to UK 2017-12-10T13:13:54Z Heavy snow fell in many parts of the UK on Sunday as Storm Caroline, the biggest storm so far this year, caused widespread disruption with road and air travel severely affected. Swedish police question suspects after synagogue attack 2017-12-09T23:38:13Z Police are guarding Jewish centers across the Swedish city of Gothenberg following an arson attack on a synagogue there, police said. 'Time is of the essence,' UN official says after North Korea visit 2017-12-10T06:53:36Z Tensions on the Korean Peninsula are the world's most dangerous security issue, and must be resolved fast and diplomatically to avoid war, a top United Nations envoy said after a rare visit to North Korea.
Beijing forces migrant workers from their homes in 'savage' demolitions 2017-12-09T00:17:09Z Modern Beijing was built on the backs of low-paid migrants like Zhao Guihua. 13Th dismembered foot found on British Columbia shore 2017-12-09T23:58:19Z A man walking his dog on a British Columbia beach this week made a grisly discovery: A foot in a shoe, along with part of a lower leg. Adding to the mystery is that it is the 13th foot to wash up on the Canadian province's... United Nations Attacks Fast Facts 2017-12-05T02:09:43Z Here's a look at violence against UN peacekeeping forces. This is a selected list of incidents from 1990 to the present.
Israel airstrikes, Gaza rockets amid tensions over Jerusalem 2017-12-09T10:22:39Z Two Palestinians were killed Saturday in Israeli airstrikes in Gaza, the Palestinian Health Ministry said, as tensions rose in the region after US President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
Iraq is 'fully liberated' from ISIS, its military says 2017-12-09T14:22:49Z The Iraqi military has "fully liberated" all of Iraq's territory of "ISIS terrorist gangs" and retaken full control of the Iraqi-Syrian border, it said Saturday in a statement.
UK's Johnson to voice 'grave concerns' for detained mother in Iran 2017-12-09T12:57:45Z UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said he plans to express his "grave concerns" about dual British-Iranian nationals during his visit Saturday to Iran in an apparent reference to imprisoned mother Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe.
15 UN peacekeepers slain in Congo 2017-12-08T15:31:42Z A "deliberate attack" on UN peacekeepers in the Democratic Republic of Congo constitutes a war crime, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Friday, calling it the worst offensive on peacekeepers in recent history
Trump's Jerusalem move: Deadly clashes erupt after Friday prayers 2017-12-08T07:16:15Z Palestinian protesters and Israeli security forces clashed Friday in Jerusalem and the West Bank amid heightened tensions in the region and elsewhere over US President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the... 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics Fast Facts 2017-12-08T18:51:50Z Here's a look at the 2018 Winter Olympics to be held in PyeongChang, South Korea. The games are scheduled to take place February 9-25, 2018. The Paralympics are scheduled to take place March 9-18, 2018. Vladimir Putin Fast Facts 2017-12-08T18:41:50Z Here's a look at Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Boris Johnson headed to Iran to push for release of detained nationals 2017-12-08T06:06:12Z UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is headed to Iran as part of a three-country trip across the Middle East, the UK Foreign Office said Friday.
Japan to buy long-range missiles for first time 2017-12-08T06:01:11Z Japan will for the first time buy long-range missiles to counter the country's "increasingly severe" national security situation, Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera said.
Brexit breakthrough in Brussels comes after week of drama 2017-12-08T06:26:13Z The UK and the European Union reached a significant milestone in their pursuit of a Brexit deal on Friday, breaking a deadlock that allows talks to move on to a crucial second phase.
Germany's social democrats vote to start talks with Merkel's party 2017-12-07T18:23:14Z Germany's Social Democrats have given the green light for their party to enter preliminary coalition talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel's party in a vote that could trigger an end to the country's political deadlock.
Polish ruling party ousts PM 2017-12-07T23:25:57Z Poland's Prime Minister Beata Szydlo resigned late Thursday and will be replaced by the finance minister, according to a statement from the ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party.
UN Security Council condemns 'heinous abuses' of Libyan slave trade 2017-12-07T21:20:47Z The United Nations Security Council sharply condemned reports of the human slave trade in Libya on Thursday, saying the acts amount to "heinous abuses of human rights."
'Jerusalem is our right': Palestinians enraged by Trump decision 2017-12-07T18:12:58Z Disillusioned and disappointed Palestinians took to the streets in the West Bank, Gaza and Jerusalem on Thursday following US President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. North Korea's mystery ship: The curious case of the Hao Fan 6 2017-12-08T00:20:56Z The United Nations brought down the hammer and that was it for the Hao Fan 6.
Joshua Wong faces prison again as 'slow drip' of prosecutions takes its toll 2017-12-07T21:05:46Z Joshua Wong is getting used to being in court. Ali Abdullah Saleh Fast Facts 2017-12-07T18:12:56Z Here is a look at the life of Ali Abdullah Saleh, who was president of Yemen for 33 years. Protests break out following Trump's Jerusalem decision 2017-12-07T14:23:13Z Dozens of people were injured in the West Bank on Thursday as Palestinian protesters clashed with Israeli security forces over US President Donald Trump's controversial decision on Jerusalem.
Australia legalizes same-sex marriage 2017-12-07T07:02:22Z Australia's Parliament voted to legalize same-sex marriage Thursday after years of political jockeying and fierce public debate. Naples' pizza spinning given UNESCO 'intangible heritage' status 2017-12-07T14:47:45Z The Neapolitan art of pizza spinning has finally received the recognition Italians have waited for as UNESCO declared it an "intangible cultural heritage" on Thursday, adding it to the Representative List of the Intangible...
Why declaring Jerusalem the capital of Israel is so controversial 2017-12-05T18:25:35Z US President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital on Wednesday and announced plans to relocate the US embassy there, upending seven decades of US foreign policy in a move expected to inflame tensions in...
Trump's Jerusalem decision: How the world reacted 2017-12-06T14:56:34Z Top Palestinian officials condemned US President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, saying the decision would bolster extremists' calls for holy wars and delegitimize the United States as an... The debate: Is hostile architecture designing people out of cities? 2017-12-07T00:32:03Z Spiked or sloped benches. Bolts installed on shop doorsteps and windowsills. Water features that operate at surprising intervals on flat surfaces.
For Palestinians, Trump's Jerusalem move is the end of the peace process 2017-12-06T18:56:50Z At the UN General Assembly in September, US President Donald Trump and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas made a joint appearance before the world's media. Ancient human ancestor 'Little Foot' makes public debut 2017-12-06T13:01:28Z South Africa's Cradle of Humankind, an expanse of farmland and rolling hills outside Johannesburg, has already unlocked some of the great mysteries of evolution. The unveiling of a near-complete fossil hominid skeleton... Theresa May assassination plot suspect in court 2017-12-06T11:46:23Z A man who allegedly plotted to assassinate British Prime Minister Theresa May appeared in court Wednesday charged with terrorism offenses.
Christine Keeler, British model involved in Profumo Affair, has died 2017-12-06T06:41:10Z Christine Keeler, a former model whose relations during the 1960s Cold War with a British cabinet minister and a Russian diplomat contributed to the downfall of a Conservative government, has died, her son announced. South Korea's Moon to visit China amid North Korea tensions 2017-12-06T08:26:14Z South Korean leader Moon Jae-in will meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing next week, as the security situation on the Korean Peninsula continues to worsen. Nigerians return home with a warning to others: Don't go to Libya 2017-12-06T07:26:12Z They seemed like any other young couple in love, proudly showing off their baby. Bangladesh moves ahead with plan to relocate 100,000 Rohingya 2017-12-06T05:06:05Z Bangladesh is moving ahead with a controversial plan to move Rohingya refugees to a low-lying island, with construction of facilities to begin "very soon." Three men charged in killing of Maltese journalist 2017-12-06T00:35:52Z Three men were charged Tuesday night in connection with the death of Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, government spokesman Kurt Farugia told CNN. Explosion likely killed crew of Argentine submarine, defense minister says 2017-12-05T18:30:34Z The Argentine military believes an explosion caused last month's disappearance of a naval submarine and that its 44 crew members perished in the South Atlantic, Defense Minister Oscar Aguad said.
Lebanese PM Hariri officially revokes resignation after parties agree to deal 2017-12-05T15:35:25Z Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri officially rescinded his resignation on Tuesday, reversing his shock decision last month to step down, his press office told CNN.
Manchester attack could have been prevented, report says 2017-12-05T17:55:32Z The man who killed 22 fans at a concert by singer Ariana Grande in Manchester in May had been a "subject of interest" to British police and opportunities to stop him were missed, according to an official security review...
Spanish court withdraws arrest warrant for ousted Catalan leader 2017-12-05T10:50:12Z The Spanish supreme court has withdrawn a European arrest warrant for the ousted president of Catalonia, Carles Puigdemont.
Senior UN official arrives in North Korea 2017-12-05T04:14:49Z A senior United Nations official arrived in North Korea Tuesday for the first visit of its kind in six years, as US and South Korean military drills inflame tensions in the region.
Deal or no deal: How the past 24 hours have changed Brexit 2017-12-05T15:30:27Z Former British Prime Minister Harold Wilson once famously opined that a week was a long time in politics. For today's incumbent, Theresa May, the past 24 hours must have felt even longer. Two kiwi species no longer endangered in new Red List 2017-12-05T16:25:27Z Conservation efforts in New Zealand to save the flightless kiwi bird have paid off, with two species -- the Northern brown and the rowi -- no longer at a high risk of extinction. South Korea doubts North Korea's ability to launch nuclear ICBM 2017-12-05T14:00:20Z South Korea believes there is "no concrete evidence" that North Korea has mastered the technology to deliver a nuclear warhead on an intercontinental ballistic missile, the country's foreign minister has told CNN. These South African Instagrammers make hundreds of dollars per post 2017-12-05T11:45:13Z Since its launch seven years ago, Instagram has grown to more than 700 million global users. Out of these 700 million users, two South African Instagrammers took their passion and turned it into more than just a hobby.
North Korea missile launch: The most important things to know 2017-11-29T06:47:46Z North Korea broke a two-month lull in weapons testing with a dramatic launch of its most advanced missile yet, an intercontinental ballistic missile it claims can reach the "whole" US mainland. How one of Africa's richest men is trying to stem the migrant crisis 2017-12-05T10:50:10Z He is arguably one of the most successful businessmen in Africa and Strive Masiyiwa has an urgent message for young Africans: "You don't have to cross the Sahara. We can create solutions." China or the US? Australia's tricky balancing act 2017-12-05T08:10:02Z In its newest foreign policy announcement, the Australian government is confronting the reality that the pocket of the world it lives in is rapidly changing, and that it has to keep two very different partners happy if it... US masses stealth jets in South Korea for war games 2017-12-03T09:47:42Z US F-22 fighter jets roared into the sky over South Korea on Monday to start air combat exercises that North Korea says are pushing the peninsula to the brink of nuclear war. North Korea missile: Inconsistencies spotted in Hwasong-15 images 2017-12-05T04:24:50Z The photographs North Korean state media released of last week's Hwasong-15 nighttime missile test appear to have been tampered with, an analyst told CNN.
Yemen's former President Ali Abdullah Saleh killed trying to flee Sanaa 2017-12-04T13:14:03Z Former Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh was killed Monday by Houthi rebels as he tried to flee clashes with his allies-turned-foes in the capital.
Honduras begins vote recount in unresolved election 2017-12-02T11:06:33Z Honduras' electoral commission announced a recount of some votes cast in last week's unresolved election, which prompted days of unrest that has claimed lives, and forced the government to impose a nightly curfew in an... Pope Francis Fast Facts 2017-12-04T21:09:26Z Here is a look at the life of Pope Francis, the current pope and first non-European pontiff of the modern era.
Saleh's death redraws Yemen's landscape, sharpens Saudi-Iran rivalry 2017-12-04T17:04:15Z Ali Abdullah Saleh, who was President of Yemen for decades and once compared governing the country to "dancing on the heads of snakes," was killed on Monday at the age of 75. His death will instantly transform the...
Britain and EU fail to reach Brexit deal despite 'significant progress' 2017-12-04T10:38:56Z Britain and the European Union failed to reach a highly anticipated Brexit deal on Monday despite "significant progress" on key outstanding issues, both sides announced in Brussels.
Town at center of Brexit tug-of-war fears border changes 2017-12-04T06:18:43Z Tucked away in the rolling hills of County Armagh in Northern Ireland lies a quiet village called Middletown. Its name couldn't be more apt. That's because Middletown stands amid a Brexit tug-of-war. Why moving the US embassy to Jerusalem is so controversial 2017-12-04T15:29:11Z US President Donald Trump's pledge to declare Jerusalem as the capital of Israel has caused controversy across the world. Spanish court orders four Catalan leaders to remain in jail 2017-12-04T09:58:54Z A Spanish judge has ruled the former Vice President of Catalonia and three other senior Catalan pro-independence leaders will remain in jail for their part in October's independence referendum, ruled illegal by Spain's top... 10 Arrested in Daphne Caruana Galizia murder case 2017-12-04T10:23:55Z Malta's Prime Minister Joseph Muscat announced the arrest of 10 suspects linked to the murder of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia Monday. Gaza's isolation takes a toll on medical patients 2017-12-04T09:48:53Z Feras Al Dan loves wrestling. The 3-year-old likes picking fights with his 5-year-old sister, Rahaf, despite the fact that she can trounce him anytime. Cathay Pacific crew saw North Korean missile from plane, airline says 2017-12-04T07:33:47Z The crew of a Cathay Pacific flight from San Francisco to Hong Kong saw what they believed was a North Korean ballistic missile re-entering the Earth's atmosphere last Wednesday, the airline said Monday. Most Singapore foreign domestic workers exploited, survey says 2017-11-28T05:06:31Z One woman had her pay docked for cutting tofu wrongly, while another said she was forced to sleep in front of her employer's toilet. 13 Killed in South Korea boat collision; crews search for survivors 2017-12-03T12:37:51Z Thirteen people are dead and two missing after a fishing vessel collided with a refueling tanker off the South Korean coast early Sunday morning, the country's coast guard said.
Pope explains why he didn't use the word 'Rohingya' in Myanmar 2017-12-03T04:32:25Z After a week of taking some heat for not calling the Rohingya refugees by name in Myanmar, Pope Francis explained his controversial decision on Saturday, saying that he did not want to risk shutting down dialogue with the... Brexit: Is Theresa May's luck about to run out? 2017-12-03T20:23:13Z It's been a turbulent couple of months for Britain's beleaguered Prime Minister Theresa May, whose political survival has been an unrelenting source of speculation. Death toll spikes nearly two months after Somalia truck bombings 2017-12-03T19:48:11Z The number of dead in the devastating twin bombing in the Somali capital of Mogadishu in October has jumped to 512, authorities announced Sunday. Erdogan: Turkey can't be tried by US 'virtual courts' 2017-12-03T18:33:08Z Turkey cannot be tried by "virtual courts" in the United States, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said, a thinly-veiled response to the testimony of a gold trader with ties to the Turkish government who said Erdogan...
Israel strikes military site near Damascus, Syria's state-run news claims 2017-12-02T20:12:01Z A military site near Damascus came under attack just after midnight Saturday by missiles from the Israeli military, according to the Syrian state-run SANA news agency and the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights... Prince Harry Fast Facts 2017-12-02T23:02:09Z Here is a look at the life of Britain's Prince Harry. Benghazi Mission Attack Fast Facts 2017-11-28T00:01:17Z Here's some background information about the September 11, 2012 attack on the US mission in Benghazi, Libya.
North Korea's new ICBM likely broke up upon re-entry, US official says 2017-12-02T20:22:01Z An intercontinental ballistic missile that North Korea said could reach the "whole" mainland of the United States likely broke up upon re-entry into the earth's atmosphere, a US official said Saturday. Yemen rebel ally to Saudis: Let's 'turn the page' 2017-12-02T15:16:47Z Former Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh -- whose supporters are now in a shaky alliance with the Houthi rebels in the fight against the Saudi-led coalition -- tossed an olive branch on Saturday to Riyadh, saying he is... North Korea: Trump is 'begging for nuclear war' 2017-12-02T16:51:53Z US President Donald Trump and his administration are "begging for nuclear war," North Korea's Foreign Ministry said Saturday. UK agencies warned off Russian anti-virus software 2017-12-02T16:21:51Z Britain's National Cyber Security Center has advised all UK government departments to avoid using Russia-based anti-virus software, warning that it could be exploited by the Russian government. Keith Richards Fast Facts 2017-12-02T14:41:45Z Here's a look at the life of Keith Richards, musician and founding member of the Rolling Stones.
Key 'coup' leaders appointed to Zimbabwe cabinet 2017-12-01T09:40:18Z Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Friday unveiled a new cabinet in which two senior military officials who played a central role in bringing him to power were given key jobs. Doctor mistakenly declares newborn dead in India 2017-12-02T10:51:32Z A newborn in India was declared dead by a doctor, but hours later his family discovered he was breathing while they were en route to his funeral. UN appeals for $22.5 billion in humanitarian aid 2017-12-02T07:41:23Z The United Nations is appealing for $22.5 billion to provide humanitarian aid next year to millions of people displaced by conflict and disasters worldwide.
Pope Francis: 'The presence of God today is also called Rohingya' 2017-12-01T12:55:28Z Pope Francis referred to the Rohingya people by name on Friday, the first time he has directly addressed Myanmar's persecuted Muslim minority in his Asia tour. Turkey targets assets of US witness who claims Erdogan is corrupt 2017-12-02T01:51:05Z The Turkish government on Friday moved to seize assets belonging to a gold trader who, a day earlier, testified in US federal court that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan helped Iran evade sanctions.
'No chance of survival' for crew of Argentine submarine, navy official says 2017-12-01T00:19:51Z There is "no chance of survival" for the 44 crew members aboard the missing Argentine submarine, a navy official said Friday, one day after his agency called off its rescue operation and shifted focus to recovering the...
Prosecutor: Bosnian Croat war criminal died of heart failure caused by cyanide 2017-12-01T21:50:54Z The convicted Bosnian Croat war criminal who died Wednesday after drinking a vial of poison as a judge upheld his 20-year sentence died of heart failure, according to the Dutch Prosecution Service.
German Christmas market evacuated after suspicious package delivered 2017-12-01T18:10:45Z A Christmas market on the outskirts of Berlin was evacuated Friday after authorities found what was thought to be an improvised explosive device (IED), police said on Twitter.
Turkey's Erdogan helped Iran evade US sanctions, witness claims 2017-11-30T22:34:45Z Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan personally intervened in a scheme that allowed Iran to dodge US and UN sanctions, a gold trader with ties to the Turkish government claimed in explosive court testimony in New York on...
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle step out for first joint royal event 2017-12-01T11:55:25Z It is a staple of British royal life -- an outdoor meet-and-greet with enthusiastic locals, often in relatively mundane locations, and replete with potential pitfalls.
The real danger of religious lies 2017-12-01T15:45:40Z Earlier this week, a Russian Orthodox cleric investigating the 1918 assassination of Czar Nicholas II and his family raised the possibility that it was a "ritual murder."
Jerseys' missing 'L' connects soccer fans in France and Vermont 2017-12-01T16:20:39Z A typo has inspired a friendship between soccer fans in France and Vermont.
At least 9 dead after Taliban attack on training school in Pakistan 2017-12-01T09:00:16Z Taliban militants stormed a training school Friday in northern Pakistan, leaving at least nine people dead and injuring nearly 40, officials said.
Turkey issues arrest warrant for ex-CIA officer over alleged ties to coup plot 2017-12-01T15:30:40Z Turkey issued an arrest warrant for a former officer with the US Central Intelligence Agency on Friday over his alleged links to last year's attempted coup in the country.
Prehistoric egg hoard helps reveal the early life of flying reptiles 2017-12-01T09:35:18Z A hoard of fossilized pterosaur eggs discovered in China is helping scientists gain a rare insight into the extinct flying reptiles. British royals' complicated relationship with Africa 2017-12-01T10:35:21Z When Prince Harry introduced Meghan Markle this week as his fiancee, he talked about their romantic trip to Botswana, where they camped under the stars, away from prying eyes. British 'deputy PM 'caught up in pornography claims 2017-12-01T10:30:20Z British Prime Minister Theresa May's de facto deputy, Damian Green, has been accused of having "thousands" of thumbnail pornographic images on his work computer. Kim Jong Nam had antidote to VX nerve agent on him at time of murder 2017-12-01T03:50:01Z The half-brother of North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un was carrying an antidote to the poison which killed him at the time of his death, Malaysian state media reported. For Zimbabwe's new president, a past tainted by a brutal massacre 2017-12-01T09:20:17Z When the soldiers in the red berets arrived in Alice Mwale's village in the fading light, they were not happy. Akihito to become first Japanese Emperor to abdicate in 200 years 2017-12-01T02:59:58Z Japan's much-loved Emperor Akihito will stand down on April 30, 2019, becoming the first Japanese monarch to abdicate his post in two centuries. Saudi Air Force destroys ballistic missile launched from Yemen 2017-12-01T00:29:50Z For the second time in a month, the Saudi military has intercepted and destroyed a ballistic missile it said was launched from Yemen on Thursday.
UN urges Libya to take 'urgent action' over human slavery 2017-11-30T19:44:44Z The United Nations urged Libya to "take urgent action" to end the trade in enslaved people, a practice exposed by CNN's exclusive reporting that showed human slave auctions in the country. Venezuela arrests former oil bosses in corruption purge 2017-11-30T18:34:35Z Two former executives for Venezuelan national oil company PDVSA have been detained in an anti-corruption crackdown, Venezuelan Attorney General Tarek William Saab said Thursday. Hassan Rouhani Fast Facts 2017-11-30T19:14:36Z Here's a look at the life of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani. Amid mass exodus, Venezuela is losing its teachers 2017-11-30T18:29:34Z Mariella Azzato sees her staff thinning almost daily in Venezuela.
Ex-PM Ahmed Shafik claims UAE has barred his return to Egypt 2017-11-30T15:04:24Z A former Egyptian Prime Minister and presidential candidate claimed he was being barred from returning to Cairo from the United Arab Emirates in a video statement broadcast late Wednesday on pan-Arab satellite channel Al...
Dutch authorities probe Bosnian war criminal's courtroom suicide 2017-11-30T12:49:18Z As the judge at The Hague read out a verdict confirming Slobodan Praljak's 20-year prison term for war crimes, the white-bearded former Bosnian Croat general rose to his feet.
Vatican defends Pope's avoidance of word Rohingya on historic Myanmar visit 2017-11-30T06:38:59Z The Vatican is pushing back against criticism aimed at Pope Francis for not speaking out against Myanmar's treatment of the Rohingya Muslims during his historic visit to the southeast Asian country.
May says Trump was 'wrong' to share anti-Muslim videos 2017-11-30T10:59:12Z UK Prime Minister Theresa May has delivered a rare public admonishment to US President Donald Trump on Thursday, declaring that he was "wrong" to share anti-Muslim videos posted online by a "hateful" British far-right group. North Korea's new Hwasong-15 missile: What the photos show 2017-11-30T04:18:51Z North Korea has test-fired a brand new intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), which experts said shows a major advance in technology and threat.
A guide to North Korea's missiles 2017-11-29T09:07:53Z North Korea's recent missiles tests show it's capable of sending rockets higher and farther than ever before. Pope Francis holds historic Papal Mass in mainly Buddhist Myanmar 2017-11-29T03:47:39Z In an historic mass to some 150,000 worshipers in Yangon, Myanmar, Pope Francis on Wednesday urged the country's Catholics to respond to hatred and rejection with "forgiveness and compassion."
Britain First, the far-right anti-Muslim group retweeted by Trump 2017-11-29T17:28:18Z The Twitter account of US President Donald Trump on Wednesday retweeted three inflammatory videos posted by the deputy leader of the UK fringe group Britain First. Here's what we know about the far-right organization.
Bosnian war criminal dies after swallowing poison in court 2017-11-29T11:48:00Z A former Bosnian Croat general has died after apparently swallowing poison as a judge at the Hague upheld his 20-year sentence for war crimes.
Defector's family returned to North Korea after being caught in China 2017-11-29T11:17:59Z Chinese authorities have sent the wife of a North Korean defector back to the hermit state, despite an emotional plea from her husband to Chinese President Xi Jinping.
Bali volcano: Airport reopens after aviation alert level lowered 2017-11-29T05:52:47Z Bali's main airport re-opened on Wednesday after being shuttered for nearly three days due to a volcanic eruption which blanketed parts of the island in ash, forcing thousands of evacuations.
China child abuse scandal: Police accuse parents of making claims up 2017-11-29T07:07:48Z A child abuse scandal that has rocked China took a shocking turn Tuesday, as police accused two parents for fabricating tales of their children being drugged and molested at a Beijing kindergarten.
Son of late Saudi king released from detention, official says 2017-11-29T11:27:59Z Senior Saudi Prince Miteb bin Abdullah has been released after being detained three weeks ago as part of a sweeping "anti-corruption" drive, a source close to the government told CNN.
Slavery, security on agenda as Merkel and Macron meet African leaders 2017-11-29T12:43:03Z Leaders are gathering in Ivory Coast on Wednesday for an African Union-European Union summit intended to boost relations between the continents at a time when concerns over migration, security and opportunities for young...
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe's husband 'hopeful' for breakthrough in case 2017-11-29T12:58:03Z The husband of Nazanin-Zaghari Ratcliffe, the British-Iranian woman jailed in Tehran, says there are "reasons to be hopeful" for a breakthrough in her case after she was granted a medical assessment.
Norway police uncover 150 cases of rape and assault in remote region 2017-11-29T15:08:10Z More than 150 cases of alleged sexual assault have been uncovered in a remote region in northern Norway, according to a police report published Tuesday.
Hundreds of migrants stranded in Libya are returned to Nigeria 2017-11-29T12:03:02Z More than 200 Nigerian migrants stranded in Libya have been returned to their home country, Nigerian officials said. North Korea's missile tests 2017-11-29T01:47:31Z 2017 has been a year of rapid progress for North Korea's missile program. Top Chinese general under investigation for corruption hangs himself 2017-11-28T08:26:39Z A top Chinese general hanged himself after coming under investigation for corruption charges, China's state-run news agency Xinhua reported Tuesday.