Concert bombing victims: Eight-year-old girl among dead 2017-05-23T13:37:59Z An 8-year-old described as a "beautiful little girl" has been named as one of the 22 people killed in a vicious bomb attack at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester on Monday night.
Manchester attack: Soldiers on streets as UK threat level highest in 10 years 2017-05-24T06:08:19Z Armed soldiers will be deployed to key sites around the United Kingdom as the country moved to its highest alert level for the first time in a decade following Monday's attack at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester. Jakarta bus station struck by suspected suicide bombing, police say 2017-05-24T17:08:36Z A suspected suicide bombing rocked the Indonesian capital of Jakarta on Wednesday, police said.
US leaks on Manchester investigation 'irritating,' UK Home Secretary says 2017-05-24T09:37:41Z UK Home Secretary Amber Rudd slammed US leaks on the investigation into the Manchester attack as "irritating" Wednesday and said she had made it clear that it "should not happen again."
Love, peace and bees in wake of Manchester terror attack 2017-05-24T23:38:38Z A new mural in an artsy area of Manchester, England, has captured the spirit of the city in the wake of Monday's terror attack. Julian Assange Fast Facts 2017-05-24T23:07:46Z Here's a look at the life of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.
Manchester attack: Who is Salman Abedi? 2017-05-23T22:07:49Z Police have named 22-year-old Salman Abedi as the man suspected of carrying out the deadliest terror attack to hit the UK in 12 years.
Duterte says he had to declare martial law to fight ISIS in Mindanao 2017-05-24T11:37:42Z Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte said his martial law declaration for the country's restive south was necessary in order to fight militants there.
Muslim man and Jewish woman pray together at Manchester memorial 2017-05-24T16:38:44Z The moment a Muslim man and an elderly Jewish woman prayed together at a makeshift memorial in Manchester two days after Monday night's concert attack has captured people's attention. 'Son of the year' killed in Manchester terror attack 2017-05-24T17:38:20Z A young Manchester man who made headlines in December as the "son of the year" has been named as one of the victims from Monday night's terror attack in Manchester.
Homeless hero helps concert attack victims 2017-05-23T16:37:53Z Stephen Jones, a homeless man who was outside the Manchester Arena when Monday's deadly attack took place, is being hailed as a hero after he helped the wounded as they fled the scene. Top court paves way for same-sex marriage in Taiwan 2017-05-24T08:37:50Z A top court has cleared the way for Taiwan to recognize same-sex marriage.
Manchester bombing: A mother's anguished plea 2017-05-23T21:07:57Z Hours after the Manchester Arena bombing, Olivia Campbell, 15, was registered as missing person No. 13. Philippines: Duterte declares martial law in Mindanao amid clashes 2017-05-23T19:39:04Z Deadly clashes erupted between government troops and Islamist militants Tuesday in the southern city of Marawi, prompting Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte to declare martial law there and the rest of the island of... Unidentified object flies from North Korea over border with South 2017-05-23T10:07:37Z South Korea's military fired warning shots after it spotted an unidentified object flying from North Korea across the Demilitarized Zone that divides the two countries, according to the South Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff.
Manchester terror attack: 22 dead at Ariana Grande concert blast 2017-05-23T09:07:28Z At least 22 people, including children, have been killed in a bombing at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, in the deadliest attack on British soil since the 2005 London bombings. Aboriginal leaders gather at Uluru to decide how to change Australia 2017-05-24T04:07:38Z When Australia's founding constitution was agreed to in 1900, it completely failed to mention the original inhabitants of the country -- the nation's Aboriginal people. UK raises terror threat: Are more attacks expected? 2017-05-24T02:37:48Z In the wake of a terrorist attack in Manchester which killed more than 20, British Prime Minister Theresa May late Tuesday announced the United Kingdom had raised its threat level to "critical" - its maximum level.
'We are many. We are Manchester': City defiant after terror attack 2017-05-24T01:07:37Z Aegir had been waiting for the phone call all evening, but it wasn't supposed to sound like this.
Imam drives for hours to pay tribute to Manchester attack victims 2017-05-24T01:07:37Z Imams and Muslim youth from around the UK drove to Manchester, England on Tuesday in a display of solidarity after the city's deadly terror attack.
UK deploys soldiers to patrol streets 2017-05-23T23:07:37Z The United Kingdom is deploying soldiers to take over guard duties from police at key sites because the country says it can't rule out the possibility of another terror attack.
Full statement of UK Prime Minister Theresa May raising threat level 2017-05-23T22:08:22Z The UK government released this transcript of the Prime Minister's statement on the raising of the threat level and deployment of military personnel:
Manchester Arena attack: What we know and don't know 2017-05-23T11:37:35Z An explosion ripped through a crowd of people leaving an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England on Monday night. The deadliest attack on British soil since the 2005 London bombings has left a country in mourning and...
Poem rings loud against terrorism at Manchester vigil 2017-05-23T22:08:04Z At a vigil Tuesday in Manchester, England, a defiant poet Tony Walsh reminded residents that their city is much more than the site of a deadly suicide bombing. Trump treads carefully between Israelis and Palestinians 2017-05-23T21:07:56Z If the Israelis or Palestinians were looking for a political victory from President Donald Trump's first visit to the region, both were left wanting.
A shocking attack, but Britain is no stranger to terror 2017-05-23T15:07:40Z The death toll in the Manchester Arena attack makes it the third deadliest terrorist atrocity on British soil, after the bombing of an airplane over Lockerbie in 1988 and the London bombings in 2005. Yasser Arafat Fast Facts 2017-05-23T21:07:35Z Here's a look at the life of the late Yasser Arafat, who was president of the Palestinian Authority. Roger Moore Fast Facts 2017-05-23T18:37:33Z Here's a look at the life of British actor and UNICEF Ambassador, Roger Moore.
Manchester attack: Teenage girl's rite of passage ends in horror 2017-05-23T15:37:52Z It was 16-year-old Caitlin Haywood's very first concert.
In their words: Witnesses describe horror of children attacked at concert 2017-05-23T14:07:40Z Of all the soft targets to carry out a terror attack, this choice was especially evil. Taxi drivers turn off their meters, offer stranded Manchester victims free rides 2017-05-23T15:07:44Z People have responded with extraordinary acts of kindness following Monday night's deadly bomb attack at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester. Superfan who had met Ariana Grande is among the dead 2017-05-23T14:37:45Z On the eve of Ariana Grande's Manchester show, 18-year-old Georgina Callander tweeted at the pop star: "So excited to see u tomorrow," a day later the teen was killed along with 21 others in a bomb attack targeting... Saudi Arabia Fast Facts 2017-05-18T13:36:28Z Here's some background information about Saudi Arabia, a large, oil-rich Middle Eastern country bordering Yemen, Oman, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Iraq, Jordan, the Red Sea and the Persian Gulf. Saudi Arabia...
Manchester blast witness: bodies scattered about everywhere 2017-05-23T03:07:26Z Andy James heard an explosion and ran out of the Manchester Arena with his 9 year-old brother in his arms. Screaming Ariana Grande fans streamed out of the building along with him. Two men caned 83 times in Indonesia for homosexual sex 2017-05-23T10:07:37Z Two men were caned 83 times Tuesday as a punishment for having homosexual sex in Indonesia's ultra-conservative Aceh province. Pop stars pay tribute to Ariana Grande concert attack victims 2017-05-23T10:07:36Z Celebrities took to Twitter to pay tribute and express their sympathy in the wake of a terror attack at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England on Monday evening that left at least 22 people dead and dozens injured.
Manchester: No stranger to adversity 2017-05-23T03:07:27Z The city of Manchester, where at least 19 people were killed by a suspected suicide attacker at a music concert Monday night, is no stranger to tragedy.
Terror in the UK: Decades of deadly attacks 2017-05-23T06:07:29Z Several deadly terror attacks have struck the UK in recent decades -- mostly in London.
What happened in Manchester 2017-05-23T05:37:28Z While most of Britain prepared for bed, a potential terrorist attack struck the city of Manchester Monday night. Details are still thin, but here's what we known so far:
British police responding to 'serious incident' at Manchester Arena 2017-05-22T23:07:28Z Police in Manchester, England, were warning people to stay away from Manchester Arena after reports of two loud explosions during an Ariana Grande concert Monday night. After explosion, residents offer help with #RoomforManchester 2017-05-23T07:37:27Z Manchester residents reached out with offers to help concertgoers who were stranded or separated from their loved ones in the chaos after Monday night's explosion outside an Ariana Grande concert. Ousted South Korean president Park Geun-hye stands trial over corruption scandal 2017-05-23T00:07:22Z Millions took to the streets to demand she step down. A top court ousted her from office. Now, Park Geun-hye, South Korea's former president, will appear in the dock -- the final chapter in a corruption scandal that led to... Security incident at Sweden's Landvetter Airport 2017-05-22T23:07:28Z Swedish police are working to determine if there are explosives in a bag found at Landvetter Airport in Gothenburg, Sweden, authorities said Monday evening.
Analysis: Theresa May's UK election slogan backfires 2017-05-22T20:37:38Z Theresa May tried to rescue her faltering British election campaign on Monday by accusing her opponents of "playing on the fears of elderly and vulnerable people" and dismissing claims that she has broken voters' trust. A wounded elephant collapses on top of a hunter, crushing him to death 2017-05-22T16:38:05Z A big game hunter was crushed to death after an elephant, that his friends had shot, collapsed on top of him.
Philippines' Duterte looks to strengthen ties with trip to Moscow 2017-05-22T07:37:11Z Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte will depart on an official five-day visit to Moscow Monday, as part of an effort to realign his country's foreign policy away from longtime ally the United States.
Surf's up! Wayyy up: 64-foot monster wave recorded in Southern Ocean 2017-05-22T14:38:05Z We're going to need a bigger boat -- a much bigger boat.
From filthy to fabulous: Mumbai beach undergoes dramatic makeover 2017-05-22T13:08:00Z It's hard to believe, but this pristine shoreline was until recently considered to be one of Mumbai's dirtiest beaches. Everest's historic 'Hillary Step' has not collapsed, officials say 2017-05-22T14:07:29Z Authorities in Nepal have denied reports that the famed "Hillary Step" on Mount Everest has collapsed, despite a veteran climber saying he saw it first hand during an ascent last week. Jakarta police raid gay sex party amid crackdown on LGBT Indonesians 2017-05-22T14:07:29Z A raid by police on a gym and sauna in the Indonesian capital Jakarta on Sunday evening is being seen by some as the latest evidence of a crackdown on the rights of the country's LGBT population.
Can Donald Trump solve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict? 2017-05-22T07:37:11Z US President Donald Trump arrives in Israel Monday in search of what he has called "the ultimate deal".
North Korea fires unidentified projectile 2017-05-21T09:37:08Z North Korea fired an unidentified projectile from areas near Pukchang in North Korea, according to a press release by South Korean military's Joint Chiefs of Staff. Another set of remains found in raised Sewol ferry 2017-05-22T10:37:16Z Remains that appear to belong to a human were found in the wreckage of the Sewol ferry Monday, an official from South Korea's Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries told CNN.
Neither Israelis nor Palestinians expect much from Trump visit 2017-05-21T19:37:07Z When US President Donald Trump travels from Jerusalem to Bethlehem on Tuesday for the final leg of his fact-finding mission to the Middle East, you can be sure he won't be taking the bus. Locked out of China, South Korea's K-pop stars are heading to the US 2017-05-22T01:37:09Z China's loss is America's gain. The other border 2017-05-21T20:07:07Z By Gustavo Valdes and Catherine E. Shoichet CNN () -- Montreal (CNN) --- Pass through the pews of Our Lady of Guadalupe church and you'll get a glimpse of this country's newest immigrants. Sea lion grabs girl and pulls her into water 2017-05-21T19:37:07Z Some tourists in British Columbia got a bit of a scare when a sea lion grabbed a little girl and dragged her into the water. Venezuela: Mass rally, violent clashes in 50th day of protests 2017-05-21T10:07:02Z Massive demonstrations, violence and a rising death toll marked 50 consecutive days of anti-government protests in Venezuela. Israel: Netanyahu says all government ministers must attend Trump's arrival 2017-05-21T19:07:07Z Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has demanded his government ministers attend the arrival ceremony of US President Donald Trump on Monday morning after several of them said they were going to skip it, according to... Emmanuel Macron Fast Facts 2017-05-21T17:37:06Z Here is a look at the life of French President Emmanuel Macron. Aid worker killed, another abducted in Kabul attack 2017-05-21T15:37:05Z A German woman was shot and killed and her Afghan guard beheaded when attackers targeted a guest house for aid workers Saturday night in Kabul, Afghanistan, according to Afghan Interior Ministry acting spokesman Najib Danish. Erdogan to return as chief of Turkey's ruling party 2017-05-21T11:07:03Z Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is set to resume power as chairman of the ruling AKP party, in the controversial leader's latest move to tighten his grip on power in the country. Hassan Rouhani Fast Facts 2017-05-21T12:37:04Z Here's a look at the life of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani.
Freed Chibok girls reunited with families 2017-05-21T09:07:02Z The 82 Chibok schoolgirls recently released by Boko Haram were reunited with their families Saturday, the Nigerian government says.
Iranian President Rouhani wins re-election, state TV reports 2017-05-20T09:06:50Z Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has won re-election, according to state TV, defeating his conservative challenger Ebrahim Raisi in a resounding victory for the country's moderates. Suspect under investigation in Champs-Elysees attack 2017-05-20T18:06:58Z A suspect is under investigation in connection with the Champs-Elysees attack a month ago that left a police officer dead, a spokeswoman for the Paris prosecutor's office said. Pippa Middleton weds millionaire financier James Matthews 2017-05-20T12:36:52Z Royalty and celebrities gathered Saturday to watch as Philippa Charlotte "Pippa" Middleton, the younger sister of Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, married millionaire hedge fund manager, James Matthews, in Englefield,...
How Trump's first foreign trip compares with past presidents 2017-05-19T08:36:38Z In his first few months in office, US President Donald Trump has continuously broken with tradition and thrown convention to the wind.
Iran goes to the polls as 'outsider' Rouhani seeks to liberalize country 2017-05-19T04:36:38Z Polls have opened across Iran in what looks set to be a tight race, as Iranian President Hassan Rouhani seeks a second term against a phalanx of hardline conservative opponents. Syrian Civil War Fast Facts 2017-05-19T23:36:46Z Here is some background information about the ongoing civil war in Syria. Since the war began in 2011, an estimated 400,000 Syrians have been killed, according to the United Nations. Cannes International Film Festival Fast Facts 2017-05-19T23:36:46Z Here's a look at the Cannes International Film Festival. Recep Tayyip Erdogan Fast Facts 2017-05-19T23:06:47Z Here's a look at the life of Recep Tayyip Erdogan, president and former prime minister of Turkey. Venezuela Fast Facts 2017-05-19T23:06:45Z Here's a look at Venezuela, an OPEC member state that has the largest proven reserves of oil in the coalition. Francois Hollande Fast Facts 2017-05-19T23:06:45Z Here is a look at the life of Francois Hollande, former president of France. Saudis are welcoming Trump's visit with open arms 2017-05-19T22:37:08Z A south Asian merchant sits on a blanket covered with neatly arranged twigs. He is surrounded by men eager to get their hands on his product. To an outsider, the scene is puzzling. But the twigs are tooth cleaners known as...
Sweden drops Julian Assange rape investigation 2017-05-19T09:36:39Z Sweden is dropping its investigation into WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on rape allegations, according to a prosecution statement released Friday.
Pippa Middleton's wedding is shaping up as Britain's wedding of the year 2017-05-19T17:06:45Z It's not quite a royal wedding, but on the scale of hotly anticipated nuptials, it's pretty close.
5-Year-old boy saves parents who overdosed on heroin, police say 2017-05-19T18:37:16Z A 5-year-old boy ran for two blocks in the dark to get help after finding his parents unconscious early Thursday morning in Middletown, Ohio, police said. Moss is turning Antarctica's icy landscape green 2017-05-19T14:07:24Z Antarctica is home to ice, penguins and -- thanks to climate change -- rapidly increasing levels of moss, scientists say. UK election: Theresa May's extraordinary coup 2017-05-19T12:06:40Z Theresa May should be having a bad election campaign. Japan's parliament to consider bill allowing Emperor Akihito to step down 2017-05-19T09:06:38Z Japan's cabinet approved a draft bill Friday that, if passed into law by parliament, will allow aging Emperor Akihito to abdicate. Japan: China 'escalating' tensions over disputed islands 2017-05-19T09:36:38Z Japan scrambled warplanes on Thursday after four Chinese coastguard ships and a drone aircraft entered territory it claims around disputed islands in the East China Sea, according to Defense Ministry officials.
Brazil's president accused of bribery 2017-05-18T07:36:25Z Brazil's leadership lurched into another bribery scandal Wednesday, as one of the country's biggest newspapers accused President Michel Temer of paying a former senate colleague hush money. A beginner's guide to Iran's presidential election 2017-05-16T11:36:05Z Iranians head to the polls Friday in a presidential election that could have serious implications for the future of the country and its relationship with the West. Is China unstoppable in the South China Sea? 2017-05-19T03:06:35Z Manila and Beijing are to hold direct talks on the South China Sea for the first time Friday, a move that may strengthen Beijing's hand in the festering dispute. Erdogan: Turkey will not take part in Raqqa offensive 2017-05-19T02:36:35Z Turkey will not participate in an offensive on Raqqa, an ISIS stronghold in Syria, because the US-led coalition will include Kurdish militia fighters, who Turkey considers terrorists, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan...
Israelis on edge before Trump Visit 2017-05-19T00:07:25Z Only days before President Donald Trump visits Jerusalem, Israeli politicians describe an atmosphere of "nervousness" and "confusion."
Erdogan entourage's history of violence 2017-05-18T11:36:33Z The bloody brawl this week on Washington, DC's Embassy Row is not the first time members of Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan's entourage have been filmed fighting in public.
Faced with slaughter they fled, now their safe haven teeters on the brink 2017-05-18T14:36:29Z Imvepi Refugee Camp, Uganda: Seventeen-year-old Blessing Akujo stands motionless, watching the flatbed trucks fill with their human cargo in the midday sun.
Rouhani, the ultimate insider, promises change in Iran 2017-05-18T12:06:27Z He may be the ultimate insider, but Hassan Rouhani is running like the anti-establishment candidate. With latest airstrikes, US signals to Iran: Containment is back 2017-05-18T22:06:52Z The U.S.-led coalition against ISIS waged a series of airstrikes against a military convoy of loyalists to the Syrian regime, CNN has confirmed. Syria: ISIS militants kill dozens near Salamiyah 2017-05-18T17:06:38Z At least 47 people, many of them civilians, were killed by ISIS militants Thursday near the government-held city of al-Salamiyah in central Syria, a senior member of the pro-government National Defense Force told CNN. Benjamin Netanyahu Fast Facts 2017-05-18T16:36:30Z Here's a look at the life of Benjamin Netanyahu, Prime Minister of Israel. #Grime4Corbyn: UK grime scene gets political 2017-05-18T14:36:38Z Grime music is getting political in the UK. Brexit has caused an identity crisis that is transforming British politics 2017-05-18T11:06:27Z The town of Redcar is 250 miles from Westminster but the distance between its people and the UK's heart of government could be a million miles. Triple talaq: India's top court to rule on Islamic practice of instant divorce 2017-05-18T10:06:27Z India's Supreme Court is expected to deliver a verdict Friday on the controversial Islamic divorce practice known as "triple talaq." Ferry between Russia and North Korea starts regular service 2017-05-18T05:36:25Z A cargo-passenger ferry service linking Russia and North Korea completed its first trip Thursday. Can South Korea and China patch things up over THAAD? 2017-05-18T05:06:23Z Jeong Min-young is worried. Dutch King reveals he secretly piloted KLM passenger flights for 21 years 2017-05-18T04:36:23Z They don't call KLM "Royal Dutch Airlines" for nothing. Venezuela: Where supplies are few and pain is everywhere 2017-05-17T18:36:17Z Pain is rarely worse than when it's needless. That's something young Daniela Chacon and much of Venezuela feels now. Irish Taoiseach Enda Kenny stepping down 2017-05-17T17:36:55Z Enda Kenny, the Irish Taoiseach, is stepping down as party leader, he announced in a statement on his Twitter account Wednesday. France's Macron unveils Cabinet, half of them women 2017-05-17T17:36:45Z France's newly inaugurated President Emmanuel Macron unveiled his Cabinet on Wednesday, with women filling half of the 22 positions as promised. Insurgents attack state TV building in Afghanistan 2017-05-17T07:06:12Z A number of insurgents have attacked a building housing a state TV station in Jalalabad, eastern Afghanistan, police tell CNN. WikiLeaks Fast Facts 2017-05-17T17:06:16Z Here's a look at WikiLeaks and the trial of Chelsea Manning. Sharia court sentences gay men to public lashing in Indonesia 2017-05-17T16:06:20Z A Sharia court in Indonesia's conservative Aceh province sentenced two gay men to a public caning Wednesday. Snapchat gets political: Filter urges UK users to register to vote 2017-05-17T15:06:34Z Snapchat has launched a new filter in the UK reminding people to register to vote in the general election on June 8.
Japanese Princess Mako set to marry 'Prince of the Sea' 2017-05-17T05:36:10Z Japan's Princess Mako is giving up her royal status -- all in the name of love.
Moscow not laughing (this time) about Trump disclosure 2017-05-16T21:37:19Z There was a time, not so long ago, when Russian officials seemed to be openly reveling in the political chaos engulfing their geopolitical rival.
Chanel's £1,130 boomerang condemned as "cultural appropriation" 2017-05-16T15:06:05Z French fashion label Chanel has been accused of appropriating Indigenous Australian culture by selling a £1,130 boomerang. Eiffel Tower Fast Facts 2017-05-16T19:06:04Z Here's some background information about the Eiffel Tower in Paris. Austria set for snap election 2017-05-16T16:06:51Z Austria will hold a snap parliamentary election on October 15, after the country's coalition government collapsed. North Korea's missile launch: What do the images tell us? 2017-05-16T12:06:00Z North Korea's latest missile test was considered by experts as the most significant advancement in the regime's quest to build a nuclear-capable intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) to date. India: Court grants 10-year-old girl right to abortion in rape case 2017-05-16T14:36:08Z An Indian court on Tuesday granted the right to an abortion to an underage girl in a rape case. Israel 'shocked' over Trump aide's Western Wall comments 2017-05-16T13:36:34Z Less than a week before US President Donald Trump arrives in Israel, the White House has been forced on to the defensive over reported comments by an American diplomat describing the Western Wall in Jerusalem's Old City --...
Trump: A strongman's man? 2017-05-16T11:36:00Z US President Donald Trump's affinity for authoritarian leaders across the globe has been one of the few constants during his chaotic first few months in office.
Mexican journalist killed in Sinaloa 2017-05-16T00:36:10Z Mexican journalist Javier Valdez Cárdenas, who reported extensively on drug trafficking, was killed on Monday in Sinaloa, officials said. He is the fifth journalist to be killed in Mexico this year. Beirut gay pride event a first for Lebanon 2017-05-16T09:05:59Z The first ever gay pride event is taking place this week in Lebanon, a country where homosexual acts are still considered a crime.
Hong Kong rejects asylum claims from Edward Snowden's 'guardian angels' 2017-05-15T09:05:46Z Three families that sheltered US whistleblower Edward Snowden when he was hiding in Hong Kong in 2013 are facing possible detention and deportation from the city after their claims for asylum were officially rejected,... Latest al Qaeda propaganda highlights bin Laden's son 2017-05-16T02:35:58Z A new propaganda message featuring the son of Osama bin Laden could be evidence that the militant group is trying to rejuvenate its global appeal by using a new generation of the bin Laden family. Disabled voter confronts UK Prime Minister Theresa May about benefit cuts 2017-05-16T00:36:10Z An angry voter scolded British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday over cuts to disability benefits.
Putin warns against 'intimidation' of North Korea after missile launch 2017-05-15T11:35:48Z Russian President Vladimir Putin has condemned North Korea's latest missile launch as "dangerous" but warned against "intimidating" Pyongyang. Hurricane Statistics Fast Facts 2017-05-15T21:35:52Z Here's a look at hurricane statistics.
French President Macron heads to Berlin for his first official foreign visit 2017-05-15T18:36:24Z The freshly inaugurated French President embarked on an ambitious agenda on his first full day in office -- naming a prime minister and then heading off to Germany on his first foreign visit. Myanmar Fast Facts 2017-05-15T19:35:51Z Here's a look at Myanmar, a country in southeast Asia formerly known as Burma.
What you need to know about North Korea's missile test 2017-05-15T12:05:50Z North Korea's missile test on Sunday was the country's most successful yet, according to analysts, who say Pyongyang may now have a weapon capable of hitting a key US military base in the Pacific.
China's Xi positions himself as free trade and climate champion 2017-05-15T13:05:49Z Chinese President Xi Jinping has called for the world to reject protectionism and promote free trade in the latest attempt by Beijing to take up the mantle of globalization since the election of US President Donald Trump.
Trump to dive into Mideast conflict on first presidential trip 2017-05-15T12:35:50Z Donald Trump is set to meet Palestinian and Israeli leaders almost back-to-back on his first foreign trip as US President. Macron names Édouard Philippe as French Prime Minister 2017-05-15T13:05:49Z French President Emmanuel Macron has named Édouard Philippe, the 46-year-old Mayor of Le Havre, as his Prime Minister.
101-Year-old 'daredevil' sets new skydiving record 2017-05-15T12:35:50Z A 101-year-old man from southwest England has become the world's oldest tandem skydiver.
North Korea blights China's One Belt, One Road party with missile launch 2017-05-14T12:35:37Z North Korea's missile launch Sunday came at a highly embarrassing time for China, its chief ally and economic partner.
North Korea tests missile, raises new fears in Pacific 2017-05-14T08:35:33Z North Korea carried out a provocative new ballistic missile test early Sunday, sending a projectile to a higher altitude and closer to Russia than any of its recent tests, according to officials.
In ancient city of Xi'an, China hopes to restart the Silk Road 2017-05-15T02:05:43Z Michael Chang's love of noodles should make his adopted home a perfect fit. Another local election buoys Merkel's party ahead of German national vote 2017-05-15T02:05:43Z German Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democratic Union scored a major victory in elections in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia on Sunday. Kim Jong Il Fast Facts 2017-05-15T02:05:42Z Here is a look at the life of the late Kim Jong Il, former Leader of Democratic People's Republic of Korea. Details of his life were mysterious and varied from source to source. Nelson Mandela Fast Facts 2017-05-15T02:05:42Z Here is a look at the life of Nelson Mandela, Nobel Peace Prize winner and former president of South Africa.
Shockingly lifelike dinosaur fossil makes public debut 2017-05-14T23:05:41Z It was 18 feet long and built like a tank. Now its mummified remains have emerged from an oil sands mine in Canada.
Putin performs unexpected piano recital in Beijing 2017-05-14T19:05:39Z Vladimir Putin, Russia's leading Renaissance man, has just shown off yet another hidden talent: He's a trained pianist.
Emmanuel Macron to be sworn in as French president 2017-05-14T08:35:33Z Emmanuel Macron will be sworn in as French president Sunday following his landslide victory a week ago, in which he vowed to unite a country with deepening divisions. China's new world order: Xi, Putin and others meet for Belt and Road Forum 2017-05-14T00:35:28Z China's leaders are ringing in what they hope is a new world order at a major international conference in Beijing Sunday. North Korea Nuclear Timeline Fast Facts 2017-05-14T13:05:35Z Here is a look at North Korea's nuclear capabilities and the history of its weapons program.
South Korean military: North Korea launches projectile 2017-05-13T22:05:27Z North Korea launched a projectile early Sunday from near Kusong, close to the country's west coast, the South Korean military said.
North Korea timeline: From Trump's inauguration to now 2017-04-18T08:31:02Z When US President Donald Trump took office on January 20, the new administration's policy on North Korea was unclear. On the frontline of ISIS' last stand in Iraq 2017-05-14T04:35:31Z Flies buzz around the drying rivulets of blood seeping from the heads of two corpses draped over the hood of a Humvee. Eurovision Song Contest fans await grand final in Kiev 2017-05-13T09:35:19Z Fans of the annual Eurovision Song Contest gathered in the Ukrainian capital for Saturday's grand final, when 26 acts will take to the stage in a riot of costume and glitter. Russian money-laundering details remain in the dark as US settles fraud case 2017-05-13T23:05:27Z A major US investigation into Russian money laundering has come to an abrupt end. Report: North Korean diplomat open to US talks 'under the right conditions' 2017-05-13T10:35:20Z North Korea would hold talks with the United States "under the right conditions," a senior North Korean diplomat said on Saturday, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported.
Global ransomware attack: 5 things to know 2017-05-13T14:06:19Z A massive global ransomware attack has struck hospitals, companies and government offices around the world, seizing control of affected computers until the victims pay a ransom. Ismail Haniya Fast Facts 2017-05-13T15:05:22Z Here is a look at Ismail Haniya, Hamas leader in Gaza. Hong Kong's unsung heroes: Mothers making the ultimate sacrifice 2017-05-13T06:05:20Z Hundreds of miles from home, many work 12 hour days, six days a week, and they're paid less than the minimum wage.