Photos: Protesters resist Myanmar coup People cry Thursday, March 4, near a spot where a family member was killed while protesting in Yangon, Myanmar. Hide Caption 4 of 64 Photos: Protesters resist Myanmar coup Anti-coup protesters run in Yangon on March 3....
Hong Kong (CNN) As members of China's political elite prepared for an annual summit in Beijing this week, state-run news agency Xinhua noted "there is no perfect democracy, only democracy that fits best." Hong Kong may be about to find out the democracy tha...
(CNN) When Covid-19 vaccinations arrived in Kenya for the very first time this week, the country's health minister likened them to critical weapons of defense. "We have been fighting this virus, but we have been fighting it with rubber bullets," said Kenya'...
Hong Kong (CNN Business) China bucked the global recession in 2020, and in doing so narrowed the economic gap with the United States. Now its leaders are about to reveal how they plan to accelerate the pace of growth this year. China emerged from the global...
It's similar to a merry-go-round, he said, with certain animals aligning as they circle around the center of the ride. The views will be much better in the Southern Hemisphere due to Earth's angle in the sky. Asteroid Apophis flybyAn asteroid will make a fl...
Berlin Germany's BfV domestic intelligence service has formally placed the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) under surveillance on suspicion of trying to undermine Germany's democratic constitution, a person briefed on the move said on Wednesday. Afte...
Seoul, South Korea South Korea's first transgender soldier, who was discharged from the military last year for having gender reassignment surgery, was found dead in her home on Wednesday, authorities said. Byun Hui-su, 23, who was a staff sergeant before be...
This was excerpted from the March 2 edition of CNN's Meanwhile in America, the daily email about US politics for global readers. "Let me be clear: It's not up to me to decide whether anyone should join a union," Biden said. "But let me be even more clear: I...
Reykjavik (CNN) Even for a volcanic island accustomed to the occasional tremor, this has been an unusual week for Iceland . According to the Icelandic Meteorological Office , around 17,000 earthquakes have hit the southwestern region of Reykjanes over the p...
(CNN) At least 38 people were killed at pro-democracy protests in Myanmar on Wednesday, the UN's Special Envoy to the country told a briefing Wednesday, in the deadliest day of violence since a military coup on February 1. Thousands of protesters in towns a...
New York (CNN) Consumers typically have flocked to malls because they're a one-stop shop for everything from socks to sofa sets. Now, one of the biggest mall jewelers in the United States is giving some folks the chance to cross another item off their shopp...
Austin, Texas (CNN Business) Japanese fashion mogul Yusaku Maezawa, who first announced his intention in 2018 to take a group of artists with him on a six-day trip around the Moon, said Tuesday that he's inviting the public to apply to fill eight open seats...
The chief prosecutor at the International Criminal Court (ICC) announced plans for a formal investigation into alleged war crimes by Israel in the Palestinian territories, prompting an angry response from Israeli leaders. Alleged war crimes by Palestinian m...
The 23-year-old TikTok influencer with nearly 200,000 followers has had videos of her wearing lingerie, as well as regular clothing, taken down. It made her rethink the content she posts, which can be a difficult tradeoff since her mission is body positivit...
New York (CNN Business) Las Vegas Sands Corp., the upscale resort and casino company founded by the late Sheldon Adelson, is leaving its namesake city and selling its two Nevada properties in a $6.25 billion deal. Apollo Global Management and Vici Propertie...
The three other P1 variant cases returned to Scotland from Brazil via Paris and London. Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced the gradual reopening of the UK economy in February. But the long-overdue hotel quarantine measures are half-baked, Dr....
But Paris Fashion Week's eight day schedule, which opened on Monday, consists of mostly digital videos and livestreams in lieu of people-packed runway shows. It is the new normal for a world that has been turned on its head. From manufacturing supply chains...
At the time of its closure, Renren Yingshi had amassed over eight million registered users and was home to more than 20,000 pirated TV shows and movies. Renren Yingshi did not respond to a request for comment from CNN Business. But it also drew a wave of ba...
(CNN Business) An Instagram bug briefly hid likes from some of its users on Tuesday, after the company accidentally expanded a long-running test of the feature. Facebook FB "We've been testing a new experience to hide likes on... posts," a spokesperson for,...
Three female media workers were shot dead in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad on Tuesday, government officials said, amid a wave of killings that is spreading fear among professional workers in urban centers. Zalmai Latifi, head of local broadcaster Eni...