(CNN) At least 18 people were killed and more than 30 injured in Myanmar on Sunday as police and military forces "confronted peaceful demonstrations," the UN Human Rights Office said. The reported casualties make Sunday the deadliest day since the military...
(CNN) Russia launched its space satellite Arktika-M on Sunday on a mission to monitor the climate and environment in the Arctic amid a push by the Kremlin to expand the country's activities in the region. The Arctic has warmed more than twice as fast as the...
(CNN) US Secretary of State Antony Blinken called Saturday for the withdrawal of Eritrean and Ethiopian regional forces from the Tigray region of Ethiopia, and an end to killings and human rights violations there. His call came a day after investigations by...
Hong Kong (CNN) The Hong Kong authorities charged 47 opposition activists with violating the city's national security legislation on Sunday, in the biggest application of the law since it was imposed by Beijing last year. If found guilty of "conspiracy to c...
(CNN) On an epidemiological map of the world, the Czech Republic shows up as a tiny island of doom and gloom. A new, more infectious variant of the virus has spread across the country, pushing Czech hospitals to the brink of collapse. As a relatively wealth...
(CNN) The windows blew open. The building shook. At 1:30 a.m. local time Friday, a resident of al-Bukamal, a city near the Syrian-Iraqi border, was jarred from his sleep. Speaking under the condition of anonymity for security reasons, he told CNN the explos...
(CNN) There is no mystery in how Jamal Khashoggi died, it was cold-blooded and brutal. In the 879 days since, the only geopolitical question of consequence is what role Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, known by his initials MBS, played in hi...
All of the witnesses to this massacre have been given pseudonyms at their request due to fears of retribution. A group of Eritrean soldiers opened fire on Maryam Dengelat church while hundreds of congregants were celebrating mass, eyewitnesses say. In respo...
Lagos, Nigeria (CNN) At least 42 people, including students, who were kidnapped last week in an armed raid at a state-run school in Kagara in Niger state, northwest Nigeria, have been released, the vice-principal of the school, Mallam Saidu, told CNN Saturd...
Tokyo (CNN) With the Olympic games due to start in Tokyo in July, Japan had every reason to move quickly to approve a Covid-19 vaccine and begin inoculations. And Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga is under pressure to reduce infections before Japan welcomes the...
(CNN) Despite promising to punish senior Saudi leaders while on the campaign trail, President Joe Biden declined to apply sanctions to the one the US intelligence community determined is responsible for the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi : Crown Prince...
(CNN) Canada expects to receive more than 6.5 million Covid-19 vaccines by the end of March, with tens of millions more vaccines arriving between April and June, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Friday. In a press briefing Friday, Trudeau repeate...
(CNN) Myanmar's United Nations ambassador defied the country's army on Friday and issued an impassioned plea at the UN General Assembly for immediate international action to help overturn the military coup. Kyaw Moe Tun, remaining loyal to the civilian gove...
Below is information on what to know if you still plan to travel, last updated on February 26. (CNN) — If you're planning to travel to Greece, here's what you'll need to know and expect if you want to visit during the Covid-19 pandemic. The basicsGreece reo...
(CNN) Seventeen former British gymnasts, including three Olympians, have notified British Gymnastics of their intention to take legal action, alleging coaches subjected them to "systemic physical and psychological abuse," according to a statement from their...
(CNN) The UK Supreme Court ruled Friday that "ISIS bride" Shamima Begum cannot return to the United Kingdom to appeal the revocation of her UK citizenship. The President of the Supreme Court, Lord Robert Reed, said that the UK Court of Appeal made four erro...
(CNN) The Dutch parliament on Thursday passed a non-binding motion saying the treatment of the Uyghur Muslim minority in China amounts to genocide, the first such move by a European country. Activists and United Nations rights experts say at least one milli...
Know someone who inspires you? Click here to nominate them as a CNN Hero. (CNN) It was a moment caught on camera -- a heroic act that thrust Patrick Hutchinson, a London father and grandfather, into the limelight. Last summer, when he rescued a man at a Lon...
More than a dozen Bhopal trial participants told CNN they did not know they were taking part in a clinical trial. All 21 of the participants CNN spoke to said they were given forms to record any adverse effects of the shot. Radha Bai (top), Jetender Veria (...
(CNN) Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker is mourning the loss of his father, who drowned in Lavras do Sul, Brazil near the border with Uruguay. "We are deeply saddened by the tragic death of Alisson Becker's father, Jose, in Brazil on Wednesday," Liverpool...