The government is facing some heat for its absurd approach on the public awareness campaigns. The clips portrayed war heroes from the future, who "fought" against the spread of Covid-19 when they were young by being couch potatoes. He explained that young p...
Hong Kong (CNN) At least 12 people were killed in a huge gas explosion in central China on Sunday, state media reported. The blast took place at about 6:30 a.m. local time in the Zhangwan district of Shiyan city, in Hubei province, according to local author...
Mexico City (CNN) She says she feels angry and desperate, but the way she speaks and what she says make it clear that she refuses to be afraid. Berta Valle is the wife of Félix Maradiaga Blandón, one of at least seven opposition leaders who have been detain...
New Delhi (CNN Business) Twitter is under siege in two countries that are critical for its global growth plans. The restrictions in India and the ban in Nigeria are troublesome for Twitter. While the company does not break down user data for these countries...
David W. Lesch is the Ewing Halsell Distinguished Professor of History at Trinity University in San Antonio, TX. His most recent books are: "Syria: A Modern History" and "The Arab-Israeli Conflict: A History." (CNN) The decade-long Syrian civil war has been...
(CNN) A second man has been charged in the shooting last month of Black Lives Matter activist Sasha Johnson, the London Metropolitan Police said in a statement Saturday. Devonte Brown, 18, of Southwark, was charged Friday with conspiracy to murder Johnson a...
(CNN) French authorities were racing to clean up an oil spill approaching the island of Corsica on Saturday, launching an "anti-pollution plan" to prevent the slick from reaching sunbathers on the coast. The spill was spotted on Friday by the French navy du...
Moscow, Russia (CNN) The mayor of Moscow Sergey Sobyanin has asked residents in the Russian capital to stay home in the coming week, declaring it a "non-working" week, to try and curb the spread of Covid-19. "Over the past week, the situation with the sprea...
Lagos, Nigeria (CNN) Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari acknowledged Saturday the increased violence by armed groups in the northeast of the country and vowed to "soon bring some of these culprits to justice." "In the last two years we have witnessed and...
"The main reason for him [to go] is the poor state of the relationship between our two countries. And a critical level of this relationship that demands a summit between our two countries because this is the only way ... to prevent further degradation of ou...
(CNN) US Sen. Marco Rubio said Thursday that the United States needed to fight back against the "extraterritorial reach" of the Chinese government to better protect Uyghurs around the world, citing a CNN investigation into the alleged deportation of Uyghurs...
(CNN) A group of international scientists has called on Norway to halt plans for acoustic experiments on minke whales. A research team is intending to capture a dozen juvenile minke whales off the Norwegian coast and use sensors placed on their skin to meas...
Falmouth, England (CNN) President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin are not currently expected to hold a joint press conference following their high-stakes summit in Geneva, Switzerland, next week, two US officials familiar with the matter said...
(CNN) President Joe Biden will welcome German Chancellor Angela Merkel to the White House next month, the White House says. It will be her first visit to Washington during Biden's presidency, and likely her final US visit in a long era as chancellor. Merkel...
China, and the ideological challenges posed by its rise, is set to be among the most pressing topics facing leaders of the G7 when they gather in England on Friday. In a joint statement on Thursday, Biden and his British counterpart Boris Johnson vowed to s...
Frontier Myanmar said they understand he is being held in Insein Prison, Myanmar's infamous clock-shaped penitentiary north of Yangon known for holding political prisoners and having a decades-old reputation for mistreatment and brutal conditions. Despite t...
Lima, Peru (CNN) Peru's presidential election is going to the wire with authorities in the Latin American country yet to declare a winner in a tightly contested battle between a political newcomer and his conservative opponent. With all polling station reco...
(CNN) The lead prosecutor in an ongoing Peruvian corruption case urged a judge Thursday to send presidential candidate Keiko Fujimori back to preventive prison in connection with an ongoing corruption case, even as votes continue to be tallied. Fujimori has...
(CNN) Over 350,000 people in Ethiopia's conflict-ravaged Tigray region are experiencing dire hunger, finds a new report by the United Nations and other aid groups. "There is famine in Ethiopia right now," United Nations aid chief Mark Lowcock warned on Thur...
Paris (CNN) France is to end its years-long anti-terror mission targeting Islamists in the Sahel region of West Africa, French President Emmanuel Macron announced Thursday. However, the mission, known as Operation Barkhane, will be replaced by a more intern...