Death toll in Sierra Leone mudslides rises to 419 as UK pledges aid 2017-08-18T14:30:57Z The death toll from this week's devastating mudslides in Sierra Leone has passed 400, with hundreds of people still missing, a government tourism minister told CNN. Police name fugitive Barcelona attack suspect 2017-08-19T07:48:51Z Spanish authorities are hunting for Younes Abouyaaqoub, a suspect in the deadly Barcelona terror attack who police say remains at large, a spokesman for the Catalan police told CNN on Saturday.
Catalonia attacks: Italian father-of-two is first named victim 2017-08-18T11:56:11Z Bruno Gulotta, an Italian father-of-two, is the first named victim of Thursday's terror attack in Barcelona. Finland stabbings being treated as terror attack, police say 2017-08-19T09:18:54Z Stabbings in the Finnish city of Turku that left two people dead and injured eight others are being treated as acts of terror, Finland Police said.
Spain attacks: Is Europe still a safe travel destination? 2017-08-18T23:23:22Z Terrorism has become a grim fact of life for much of Europe.
Spanish terror attack victims came from all over the world 2017-08-18T20:03:11Z At least 13 people have been killed and 120 people have been injured after two terror attacks in Spain's Catalonia region this week.
Spain attacks: Police shoot dead 5 suspects in 12 hours of terror 2017-08-18T05:19:10Z A second terror attack has occurred in Spain's northeastern Catalan region, hours after a van drove into a large group of pedestrians in a crowded Barcelona street, killing 13. German nun called 'Pakistan's Mother Teresa' to receive state funeral 2017-08-19T03:13:36Z A German nun known as "Pakistan's Mother Teresa" is to be buried Saturday in a state funeral in the port city of Karachi -- a first for a Christian woman in the predominantly Muslim country.
Source: Early assessment finds TATP at Barcelona attackers' bomb factory 2017-08-18T22:13:18Z According to an initial assessment, traces of the powerful explosive TATP were found at the ruins of the suspected bomb factory used by the Barcelona attack cell, a source briefed on the investigation told CNN.
Finland: Several people stabbed in Turku, police say 2017-08-18T14:18:32Z Police in Finland have shot and arrested a suspect after several people were stabbed in the city of Turku.
Barcelona and Cambrils attacks: What we know so far 2017-08-18T10:44:29Z By Angela Dewan CNN () -- The Spanish region of Catalonia has been rattled by two terror attacks and an explosion over three days, in what authorities are treating as a trio of linked incidents.
Spain was under threat long before attacks, experts say 2017-08-18T15:22:56Z Spaniards have expressed shock over two deadly terror attacks that hit the region of Catalonia just hours apart, having enjoyed years of calm since a decades-long separatist insurgency burned out.
Las Ramblas: The attack locals feared was coming 2017-08-18T11:56:11Z Bleary-eyed Barcelona residents left their apartments for work early Friday, as backpack-toting tourists began a day of sightseeing in the seaside city, a day after Spain was hit by its deadliest attack in years.
Canada sees 'unprecedented' surge in asylum seekers 2017-08-18T09:51:45Z Canada is facing an "unprecedented" number of asylum seekers, who have crossed the border from the United States, officials said.
Indian video mocks Xi Jinping after Chinese state media posts 'racist' clip 2017-08-18T10:04:26Z It's a sight you'd expect to see in a colonial-era comedy act or a bad improvisation on the darkest corners of YouTube.
Vehicles as weapons: Charlottesville crash is part of a deadly trend 2017-08-13T14:08:19Z Once again, a driver plowed into a crowd of innocent pedestrians, turning a car into a deadly weapon.
Barcelona terror attack: What we know 2017-08-17T22:24:08Z On Thursday afternoon, a van rammed into a crowd of people in Barcelona, killing 13 and injuring at least 100 people.
Barcelona: Van hits crowd near Las Ramblas tourist spot 2017-08-17T15:47:45Z A van has plowed into a crowd of people in Barcelona, causing several injuries, local police say. Saving endangered turtles in Lebanon's former war zone 2017-08-18T00:33:57Z In southern Lebanon, near the border with Israel, lies a distinctive orange house.
Barcelona attack witness saw people 'flying into the air' 2017-08-17T20:27:20Z Witnesses of Barcelona's van ramming attack on Thursday described victims "flying into the air" and a "tidal wave" of people running, as a van plowed into a crowd on one of the city's busiest streets. Hassan Nasrallah Fast Facts 2017-08-17T20:12:13Z Here's a look at the life of Hassan Nasrallah, secretary-general of Hezbollah, a Lebanese Shiite Muslim militant group.
Las Ramblas: First terror attack in Spain for years 2017-08-17T19:37:17Z Spanish police say they are treating a deadly van ramming in Barcelona as a terror attack -- a revelation that is likely to come as a shock to a country that has largely been spared the assaults that have hit its neighbors... Gilad Shalit Abduction Fast Facts 2017-08-17T19:22:11Z Here is a look at the abduction of Gilad Shalit, an Israeli soldier captured and imprisoned by the military wing of Hamas from 2006 to 2011. World War II Fast Facts 2017-08-17T19:22:10Z Here's a look at World War II, which lasted from 1939 to 1945.
Sierra Leone mudslide: Death toll climbs ahead of mass burial for victims 2017-08-17T09:52:29Z The death toll from a devastating mudslide on the outskirts of Sierra Leone's capital climbed Thursday to 331 as mourners prepared to lay their dead to rest in a mass burial. Terrorist Attacks by Vehicle Fast Facts 2017-08-17T16:12:01Z Here is some background information on terror attacks involving vehicles used as deadly weapons by radicalized individuals or terror groups.
Europe's migrant crisis isn't going away, but it is changing 2017-08-17T15:08:08Z Much has changed since the height of the refugee crisis that gripped Europe in the summer of 2015. Since the shocking images of drowned Syrian toddler Alan Kurdi went viral, the crisis has largely been out of international...
Saudi Arabia offers to pay expenses of Qatar's Hajj pilgrims, charter private jets 2017-08-17T15:02:43Z Saudi Arabia will open its land border to Hajj-bound Qatari pilgrims and pay their expenses, according to the Kingdom's state media.
Tired by war, Syrians seek respite by the sea 2017-08-17T11:52:34Z Children splashing in the Mediterranean, young men and women in swimwear smoking hookah -- this could be any holiday hot spot, but it's Latakia, a seaside town in war-torn Syria.
Far-right Australian senator slammed for burqa 'stunt' 2017-08-17T10:22:30Z An Australian senator known for her strong stance against Muslim immigration has been widely condemned for wearing a burqa to Parliament House.
32 Killed in bloody night for Duterte's war on drugs 2017-08-16T08:41:55Z Thirty-two suspected drug dealers were killed in shootouts across one province in the Philippines on Tuesday, police said, in a bloody 24 hours for the country's war on drugs.
A Swiss hotel asks Jewish guests to shower before entering the pool 2017-08-16T18:57:28Z A Swiss hotel has been accused of anti-Semitism after a manager reportedly posted signs instructing Jewish guests to shower before using its pool.
Malala Yousafzai 'so excited' to go to University of Oxford 2017-08-17T08:47:25Z Malala Yousafzai says she is "so excited" after being accepted to study at the world famous University of Oxford.
Unfazed by North Korea's threats, tourists still heading to Guam 2017-08-17T02:12:03Z As the sun broke over the white sands of Guam's Tumon Beach, Duhyun Na and her friends made their way down to the shore line with their smartphones and selfie sticks.
South Korea's Moon pledges there will be 'no war on Korean peninsula' 2017-08-17T04:17:11Z South Korean President Moon Jae-in has said US and South Korean policies are aligned on North Korea and promised there "will be no war on the Korean peninsula ever again."
Joshua Wong and two other Umbrella Movement leaders jailed by Hong Kong court 2017-08-17T08:32:24Z A Hong Kong court has jailed Joshua Wong and two other leaders of the 2014 "Umbrella Movement," three years after they helped organize the largest pro-democracy protests ever held in the city.
Joshua Wong and other Hong Kong activists brace themselves for possible jail time 2017-08-16T12:29:07Z One of Hong Kong's most famous pro-democracy protesters could face years in jail, as a court reviews a case Thursday critics say is politically motivated. Grace Mugabe asks for diplomatic immunity over alleged assault 2017-08-16T18:11:43Z Zimbabwe's first lady Grace Mugabe is seeking diplomatic immunity over allegations of assault in South Africa.
World to Trump: Stand up against racism, neo-Nazis 2017-08-16T11:19:03Z Public figures in Israel, Germany, the United Kingdom and elsewhere have condemned President Donald Trump's latest remarks on the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, in which he laid blame on "both sides"...
Nearly 300 bodies recovered from Sierra Leone mudslide 2017-08-16T11:19:04Z Rescuers have recovered nearly 300 bodies following Monday's deadly mudslide on the outskirts of Sierra Leone's capital, the country's tourism minister said Wednesday.
US, China military chiefs reach deal to reduce risk of miscalculation 2017-08-16T06:26:48Z Top US and Chinese military commanders signed a deal in Beijing Tuesday to improve communications between the two forces amid ongoing disputes in the South and East China Seas.
HMS Queen Elizabeth: Britain's new aircraft carrier arrives at home port 2017-08-16T09:26:58Z Britain's largest aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth arrived at its home port in Portsmouth on Wednesday making its first public appearance.
New satellite photos show objects on water near potential MH370 crash site 2017-08-16T10:02:00Z Newly-discovered satellite photos may have given scientists a fresh clue as to the location of Malaysian Airlines 370, one of the world's most famous aviation mysteries. Homeless hero from Manchester attack charged with theft 2017-08-16T12:29:07Z Chris Parker, a homeless man who was hailed as a hero in the wake of the Manchester Arena terror attack, has been charged with two counts of theft on the same night. Lebanon abolishes 'marry-the-rapist' clause 2017-08-16T11:59:10Z Lebanon's Parliament has voted to repeal a clause that lets rapists off the hook if they marry their victims, according to the country's official news agency. On the Syrian front line, the battle against ISIS is evolving 2017-08-16T10:44:01Z Standing on a hill overlooking a massive expanse of desert in central Syria, local commander Almunqez al Salamuni delivered his verdict on what drives ISIS militants. German party tells voters to 'take country back,' posts photo of wrong country 2017-08-16T11:19:04Z It's an embarrassing error for any political party to make, let alone a nationalist one. On Monday, a branch of Germany's far-right AfD (Alternatives for Germany) tweeted a picture of a mountain landscape with the headline... Nigeria: At least 30 people killed in triple suicide attack 2017-08-16T00:51:31Z At least 30 people were killed and more than 80 others injured in a triple suicide attack Tuesday in the town of Mandarari, in Nigeria's Borno State, according to civilian vigilantes fighting Boko Haram Islamists in the area. 12 People killed when tree falls at Catholic festival in Portugal 2017-08-15T17:41:07Z Twelve people were killed and 50 others injured when an enormous tree fell Tuesday in Madeira, Portugal, officials said. Zimbabwean first lady faces allegations of assault at South Africa hotel 2017-08-15T19:01:44Z Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe is facing allegations she assaulted a 20-year-old woman on Sunday while on a visit to South Africa.
Rouhani says Iran could quit nuclear deal 'within hours' over US sanctions 2017-08-15T07:50:35Z Iran's newly re-elected President Hassan Rouhani has threatened to quit the 2015 nuclear deal "within hours" if the United States continues to impose new sanctions on the country.
Guam radio stations freak out island with emergency alert 2017-08-15T13:37:44Z Times are tense on Guam right now. They got a lot more tense just after midnight local time on Tuesday when a pair of radio stations on the island conducted an unscheduled test of the Emergency Alert Broadcast System,...
Peacekeeper, workers killed in attack on UN missions in Mali 2017-08-15T04:15:24Z A total of eight people were killed Monday in two separate attacks on the United Nations mission in Mali, according to the UN.
Freed Canadian pastor recounts hardships of life in North Korean prison 2017-08-15T07:45:34Z The Canadian pastor who released from a North Korean prison camp has recounted the privations he suffered during two and a half years of hard labor. 3 Britons to be caned in Singapore after admitting role in woman's assault 2017-08-15T16:01:03Z Three British men accused of rape will be caned in Singapore after pleading guilty to a lesser crime, according to court documents.
Sierra Leone floods: Rescue continues as death toll rises 2017-08-15T12:57:39Z The hunt for survivors of the deadly mudslide in Sierra Leone continued Tuesday as the official death toll rose to 245, with numbers expected to grow and hundreds still missing. Manchester terror victims to receive $324,000 each 2017-08-15T14:28:19Z The families of the 22 people killed in a terrorist attack at an Ariane Grande concert in Manchester three months ago will each receive $324,000 (£250,000) from money donated by members of the public. Australia's government accuses New Zealand of 'conspiring' against it 2017-08-15T09:40:42Z Australia now has another reason to hate their closest rival, New Zealand. Inside Aleppo: Residents return to rebuild Syria's shattered city 2017-08-15T09:10:40Z Standing on the highest point in Aleppo, the calm and the quiet are humbling. Modi calls for a 'new India' as country celebrates 70 years of independence 2017-08-15T08:50:39Z Crowds gathered at Delhi's historic Red Fort on Tuesday to hear Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi speak on the 70th anniversary of Indian independence from British rule.
French pizzeria rammed by car; one dead 2017-08-14T21:40:05Z A car was intentionally rammed into a pizzeria east of Paris Monday night, leaving one person dead and seven injured, according to the French Interior Ministry. Do US-South Korean war games risk escalating North Korea crisis? 2017-08-15T08:25:37Z To critics, they're a needless provocation. To advocates, an essential way to get troops combat ready.
Hundreds killed in Sierra Leone mudslides 2017-08-14T16:04:45Z Hundreds of people are feared dead following massive mudslides near Freetown, the capital of the West African nation of Sierra Leone, according to government officials and aid agencies.
17 Killed in Burkina Faso cafe attack 2017-08-14T02:38:59Z Seventeen people were killed and nine others wounded after a number of assailants attacked a cafe in Burkina Faso around 9 p.m. local time Sunday (5 p.m. ET), according to state-run media RTB. George Soros Fast Facts 2017-08-14T18:19:52Z Here's a look at the life of one of the most successful investment financiers in the world, George Soros. An active philanthropist, Soros has donated more than $10 billion to various causes over the years. Francois Hollande Fast Facts 2017-08-14T18:09:51Z Here is a look at the life of Francois Hollande, former president of France. North Korea Nuclear Timeline Fast Facts 2017-08-08T22:55:32Z Here is a look at North Korea's nuclear capabilities and the history of its weapons program.
London's Big Ben to fall silent for four years 2017-08-14T13:44:49Z Big Ben will fall silent next week for four years as "major conservation works" are carried out on the tower which houses the bell, UK Parliament announced Monday.
Guam's faithful look to God as North Korea threat looms 2017-08-14T04:44:08Z Father Paul Gofigan began his homily with a question for the parishioners in Guam's biggest place of worship -- the Catholic Dulce Nombre de Maria Cathedral Basilica. Saudi Arabia moves to indict some 'radical' Twitter users 2017-08-14T14:24:42Z Saudi Arabia has said it will indict a group of "radical" Twitter users charged with "harming the public order," according to a statement on its state news agency website on Sunday.
Moscow's International Army Games showcase military might 2017-08-13T19:13:36Z In a muddy field in a suburb west of Moscow, military personnel take part in tank warfare, fire artillery and dogfight in state-of-the-art fighter jets. Pakistan marks 70 years of independence with pageantry, reflection 2017-08-14T07:24:16Z Pakistan celebrated 70 years of independence Monday, with military pageantry, fireworks and flag-hoisting, but also reflected on the turbulent and traumatic events that led to the country's birth. Guam, Japan prepare for possible North Korea missile launch 2017-08-13T05:07:49Z North Korean military figures are putting the final touches on a plan to fire four missiles into the waters around the US-territory of Guam, to be presented to leader Kim Jong Un within days. Former Al-Shabaab deputy leader surrenders 2017-08-13T19:23:37Z Former Al-Shabaab deputy leader and spokesman Mukhtar Robow Ali surrendered to Somali authorities on Sunday, according to a state official. Landslide in India sweeps away two buses; nearly 50 feared dead 2017-08-13T21:18:43Z Nearly 50 people are feared dead after a landslide swept two buses down a gorge in Northern India, according to Indian state-run news outlet DD News. Drunk American punched for making 'Nazi salute' in German bar 2017-08-13T18:38:34Z An American man suffered minor injuries in Dresden after being punched for making a Nazi salute while drunk in a bar, German police said Sunday. Jiang Zemin Fast Facts 2017-08-13T17:23:29Z Here's a look at the life of former Chinese President Jiang Zemin. Enrico Letta Fast Facts 2017-08-13T17:13:29Z Here is a look at the life of former Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta.
NGOs halt migrant rescue operations, citing Libya 'threat' 2017-08-13T12:38:15Z Two non-governmental organizations have said they are suspending migrant search and rescue operations in the Mediterranean because they feel threatened by the Libyan authorities. Nigeria's Buhari feels well enough to return from medical leave in UK 2017-08-13T13:33:17Z Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has said he feels well enough to go home after an extended period of treatment for an undisclosed illness in London, but he is awaiting his doctors' permission.
One shot dead in Kenya election protests, police say 2017-08-12T08:46:43Z One person was shot dead after protests broke out in Kisumu following the re-election of Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta, police said Saturday.
'We could be gone tomorrow': Life in North Korea's crosshairs 2017-08-11T06:13:28Z With rough, calloused hands, Guam local Marco Martinez steadily trims his fishing line. Caught in the middle 2017-08-12T16:07:07Z Guam is a victim of perhaps its greatest asset: its location. Hunt on for new suspect after man cleared of shoving woman into path of London bus 2017-08-12T15:22:04Z A man arrested over an attack in which a woman was pushed into the path of a London bus has been released without charge; police say they will take no further action against him. Man arrested after woman pushed in front of bus says he was in US 2017-08-11T14:15:46Z Lawyers for a man who was arrested in connection with a jogger appearing to push a woman in front of an oncoming London bus say he has "irrefutable proof" that he was in the United States at the time of the incident.
7 White Helmets rescuers shot dead in Syria gun attack 2017-08-12T13:21:59Z Seven members of the White Helmets rescue group were shot dead Saturday by unidentified gunmen who stormed the volunteers' office in northwestern Syria, the group and opposition activists said.
20 Killed in Egyptian train collision 2017-08-11T14:46:09Z Two trains collided in Alexandria, Egypt, leaving at least 20 dead and 74 wounded, according to Egypt's Health Ministry, via state-run Al-Ahram news. Why part of a Shia town in Saudi Arabia has been flattened 2017-08-12T10:16:48Z Saudi elite forces are in the process of razing the historic quarter of a largely Shia town in the country's eastern province after months of clashes with gunmen in the area. Kenya elections: President Uhuru Kenyatta wins second term 2017-08-11T19:36:03Z President Uhuru Kenyatta has won re-election in Kenya, defeating veteran opposition leader and longtime rival Raila Odinga in a tense contest.
Kenya election observers urge losing candidates to concede gracefully 2017-08-11T08:28:36Z International observers urged candidates in Kenya's tense presidential elections to respect the outcome and resolve any poll disputes in court. Israel accelerates plans to build underground wall on Gaza border 2017-08-11T18:25:58Z Israel's military has announced the acceleration of a new subterranean wall around Gaza, aimed at cutting off tunnels dug by Hamas militants running beneath the enclave's border with Israel. The 3 billion shekel ($850...
A cruise ship banned late-night revelry because of pirates 2017-08-11T17:20:55Z It was all fun and games for the nearly 2,000 passengers that set sail on the Sea Princess from Sydney on the first leg of cruise of a 104-day cruise. But that all changed when the captain delivered some ominous news. Could a new political movement stop Brexit? 2017-08-11T11:53:47Z The campaign to prevent Britain leaving the EU, such as one exists, is not being led by a charismatic politician from Britain, nor even by wistful Eurocrats in Brussels. Instead, the standard-bearer of the anti-Brexit... Giant pipes wash up on UK beaches 2017-08-11T16:26:36Z Visitors to some British beaches are in for a surprising sight when they head to the coast for some sun, sea and sand: four enormous plastic pipes have washed ashore along the East Anglian coast. Refugee rescue boat called to aid anti-migrant craft 2017-08-11T15:33:53Z A pro-migrant organization's boat was called upon to rescue a vessel used by the anti-immigrant Defend Europe group Friday. Man arrested after woman pushed in front of London bus 2017-08-10T13:37:34Z Police in London have arrested a man after a jogger was caught on video pushing a woman into the path of an oncoming bus. World Cup Fast Facts 2017-08-11T12:13:47Z Here's a look at the World Cup football (soccer) tournament. The "world's most widely viewed sporting event," it takes place every four years to determine the world champion. The World Cup is held by FIFA, the Federation...
John Kerry reassures Kenyans vote was not rigged 2017-08-10T11:47:29Z Former US Secretary of State John Kerry said he was confident in the "overall integrity" of the Kenyan elections and praised the country's election commission for its transparency and diligence on Thursday. Chinese mother tries to mail her baby to an orphanage 2017-08-11T05:53:27Z A 24-year-old woman has been arrested in Fuzhou, China after she attempted to mail her newborn baby to an orphanage wrapped in plastic bags. Human Spaceflight Fast Facts 2017-08-10T22:23:03Z Here's a look at human spaceflight programs in the United States and around the world. Jacob Zuma Fast Facts 2017-08-08T16:55:13Z Here's a look at the life of Jacob Zuma, president of South Africa. $1 Billion grant approved for Mugabe University in Zimbabwe 2017-08-10T20:42:58Z The cash-strapped government of Zimbabwe announced Wednesday that it has approved a grant of $1 billion for the construction of a university to be named after the country's President Robert Mugabe.
Guam residents stoic in the face of North Korean missile threat 2017-08-10T07:22:14Z It's the tiny island in the eye of a geopolitical storm. Cannes Film Festival Fast Facts 2017-08-10T16:37:45Z Here's a look at the Cannes Film Festival. Sunbathers stunned as migrant boat lands on Spanish beach 2017-08-10T16:47:46Z Sunbathers were stunned by the sight of a dinghy packed with dozens of African migrants landing on a Spanish beach Wednesday. Injuries at London's Borough Market after unknown substance delivered 2017-08-10T15:52:42Z Three people were being treated for minor injuries on Thursday after an envelope containing a substance was sent to a business at London's Borough Market, police say. Why thousands of teenagers are fleeing to war-torn Yemen 2017-08-10T14:52:38Z Refugees and migrants hoping to reach oil-rich Gulf countries -- many of them teenagers -- are increasingly traversing a dangerous sea route to Yemen, despite the conflict raging there. Your questions about North Korea answered 2017-08-10T14:32:39Z What are the chances of a peaceful resolution between US and North Korea? Is a war really imminent? How do people in South Korea and Japan feel about the situation? Tired of Mother Earth? Scientists discover two 'potentially habitable' nearby planets 2017-08-10T14:02:35Z If you're a little bored of life on Earth, have no fear; scientists have discovered two potentially habitable planets orbiting a sun just 12 light-years away.
US missile shield not certain to protect Guam from North Korea 2017-08-10T06:42:13Z The United States is likely to "seriously consider" shooting down any North Korean missiles tests aimed at the waters around the US territory of Guam, but experts warn the technology isn't guaranteed to work. Hurricane Franklin is first in Atlantic this year 2017-08-09T23:46:49Z Tropical Storm Franklin gained strength Wednesday to become a Category 1 hurricane -- with maximum sustained winds of 75 mph. London double-decker bus crashes into shop 2017-08-10T08:57:20Z A double-decker bus crashed into a shop on a busy London street on Thursday morning leaving at least six people injured. Up to 50 Somali, Ethiopian migrants feared dead 2017-08-10T00:36:51Z Up to 50 Somalis and Ethiopians are feared dead after a smuggler taking dozens of migrants to Yemen forced them back into the Arabian Sea off the nation's coast, the UN migration agency said. Boko Haram favors women, children as suicide bombers, study reveals 2017-08-10T05:57:10Z The majority of suicide bombers used by terror group Boko Haram to kill innocent victims are women and children, a US study reveals.
Kenya opposition claims election system hacked; rejects preliminary results 2017-08-09T11:11:10Z Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga is disputing early results in the country's presidential election that put his long-standing rival, incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta, ahead. From Chicago to Sydney, how New York ignited a global High Line craze 2017-08-10T01:21:54Z The creators of the New York High Line are, in many ways, the Steve Jobs of the urban planning world. Netanyahu strikes defiant tone amid probes 2017-08-09T23:56:57Z Hundreds of Israelis welcomed Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to a Likud Party rally in Tel Aviv where he delivered a defiant speech Wednesday night.
After Trump threats, China urges calm over North Korea 2017-08-09T11:16:10Z US President Donald Trump's threats of "fire and fury" against North Korea couldn't come at a worse time for China.
72 Years after Nagasaki bomb, US-North Korea threats worry Asia 2017-08-09T12:21:13Z Seventy-two years to the day after a nuclear bomb was dropped on Nagasaki, North Asia is on edge.
Paris soldiers hit by vehicle outside barracks 2017-08-09T07:56:01Z Six soldiers have been injured, two seriously, after being hit by a vehicle outside their barracks in a suburb northwest of Paris, according to CNN affiliate BFMTV.
North Korea releases Canadian pastor Hyeon Soo Lim 2017-08-09T11:06:10Z A Canadian pastor imprisoned in North Korea has been freed after two and a half years in detention. Powerful earthquake kills at least 4 in China 2017-08-08T17:05:15Z At least four people were killed and 30 more injured late Tuesday when a powerful earthquake struck a popular tourist area of Jiuzhaigou County in southwest China's Sichuan Province, according to the state-owned media... Australians to get vote on legalizing same-sex marriage, PM says 2017-08-08T08:39:47Z Australia could legalize same-sex marriage by as early as the end of this year, after the government announced an attempt to hold a national vote on the issue.
UN: Venezuelan protesters endure excessive force, other rights violations 2017-08-08T15:20:07Z Venezuelan security forces have used excessive force and arbitrarily detained thousands of people over months of sometimes deadly anti-regime protests, the UN's human rights office said Tuesday, citing interviews with...
Kenyans vote in hotly contested presidential election 2017-08-08T03:09:28Z Kenyans head to the polls Tuesday in a hotly contested election that pits incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta against the nation's former prime minister. The eagle, the lion and the dragon: Singapore's future in the age of Trump 2017-08-09T00:25:38Z Caught between an ascendent China and an increasingly unreliable United States, Singapore's diplomatic future is at the heart of a debate on who really calls the shots in Asia.
Iraq sentences 27 men to death for roles in 2014 Speicher massacre 2017-08-08T22:25:33Z Iraq sentenced 27 prisoners to death for their part in a 2014 massacre that killed as many as 1,700 men in ISIS-controlled territory, according to a statement released by Iraq Central Criminal Court.
Canadian envoy arrives in Pyongyang, North Korean media says 2017-08-08T21:05:27Z A Canadian government envoy, Daniel Jean, national security adviser to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, and his party arrived in Pyongyang, the state-run Korean Central News Agency reported. It gave no further...
'D' Day for South Africa's president 2017-08-08T09:04:49Z South African President Jacob Zuma faces a parliamentary vote of no-confidence Tuesday in a secret ballot that will test the loyalty of members of his party, the African National Congress (ANC).
Chloe Ayling's lawyer insists model not an 'accomplice' in kidnapping 2017-08-08T13:35:01Z The lawyer of British model Chloe Ayling, who was allegedly kidnapped and detained for six days in Italy while her captors attempted to sell her in an online auction, has refuted suggestions that his client acted as an... Coast guard fires warning shots as rescue boat patrols off Libyan coast 2017-08-08T18:15:17Z The Libyan navy fired two warning shots after a migrant rescue ship was seen patrolling near Libyan waters on Monday.
China willing to 'pay a price' for stronger North Korea sanctions 2017-08-08T09:34:50Z China is willing to take the economic hit of greater sanctions on North Korea, a top official said Monday, as Washington continues to pressure Beijing on the issue.
'They have nothing to lose. We do': Australia struggles with extremist threat 2017-08-08T13:15:01Z For most young Australians, the violence and extremism of Syria feels a world away. But for a tiny minority, ISIS exerts a powerful allure, leading a small but significant number to head to the Middle East to take up arms.
Café charges 'gender tax' -- and the Internet goes bonkers 2017-08-08T12:34:58Z A café in Melbourne, Australia, is giving its male customers a side of gender equity with their lattes.
French government rules out First Lady role for Brigitte Macron 2017-08-08T14:20:09Z French President Emmanuel Macron's plan to officially recognize his wife Brigitte as First Lady of France appears to have been abandoned, amid growing opposition to the idea.
Turkey's Erdogan accuses Germany of 'abetting terrorists' 2017-08-08T06:04:40Z Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has accused Germany of "abetting terrorists" amid a widening spat between Ankara and Berlin.
Original Godzilla suit actor dies aged 88 2017-08-08T11:14:54Z Haruo Nakajima, the man who wore the Godzilla suit in the original film, died on Monday aged 88 from pneumonia, Toho studios said in a statement. A taste of India in the heart of Pakistan 2017-08-08T11:19:55Z Karachi isn't a city you'd often see on the silver screen. It isn't "pretty"; descriptions of it usually harp on the doom and gloom of terror, crime and death. It's erratic, sometimes insufferable and often torments those... Iran: No female ministers in Rouhani's proposed cabinet list 2017-08-08T10:49:53Z Iran's newly re-elected President has not included any women in his proposed list of 17 ministers, according to Iranian state media, reneging on an election pledge to his largely reformist base. Police hunt man who knocked woman in front of London bus 2017-08-08T10:24:53Z British police released dramatic video footage Tuesday appearing to show a jogger pushing a woman into the path of an oncoming London bus. Australian cops smash international drug ring, seize 2 tons of narcotics 2017-08-08T07:04:43Z Police in Australia say they have "destroyed" two international crime syndicates and seized more than two tons of narcotics "destined for Australian streets."
Rebel lawmakers reignite same-sex marriage debate in Australia 2017-08-07T07:58:26Z Rebel lawmakers have restarted a debate on same-sex marriage in Australia, one of only a few countries in the English-speaking world where it isn't legal.