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India and China's political tensions are hitting the smartphone market. But they need each other

Tue, 07/19/2022 - 03:09
The Indian government is cracking down on the companies that make the country's most popular smartphones.

To Russia, he's a traitor and right-wing extremist. In Ukraine, he's a Russian fighting against his own country

Tue, 07/19/2022 - 02:34
On the outskirts of Kyiv, past endless rows of Soviet-style apartment blocks, there's a sterile rehabilitation center filled with Ukrainian troops injured on the front lines.

World's best restaurant for 2022 revealed

Tue, 07/19/2022 - 01:06
It's another good year for Copenhagen as, for the second year in a row, a restaurant in the Danish capital has been named the best on the planet at the World's 50 Best Restaurants awards.

Ukrainian soldier Stepan Kaplunov, 31,

Mon, 07/18/2022 - 23:30
Ukrainian soldier Stepan Kaplunov, 31, was desperate to avoid capture because he is actually a Russian citizen and former Russian soldier. He has been fighting on the front lines against his own country since 2014 to help prevent Putin "reviving USSR 2.0." CNN's Scott McLean meets him in a rehab center in Kyiv after a tank shell exploded next to him.

Malaysia seizes $18 million worth of elephant tusks, tiger bones and other trafficked animal parts

Mon, 07/18/2022 - 19:52
Malaysian authorities have seized a massive haul of trafficked animal parts, including elephant tusks, rhino horns, pangolin scales and tiger bones worth around 80 million ringgit ($17.9 million).

Eerie abandoned passenger plane sits on Red Sea floor

Mon, 07/18/2022 - 19:45
Coming across this unexpected shape on the seabed is enough to take your breath away -- so it's a good job you'd probably have a tankful of breaths strapped to your back.

Abortion's illegal in the Catholic majority Philippines, so more than a million women a year turn to other options

Mon, 07/18/2022 - 17:51
Miriam has seen her share of high-risk operations and procedures in her years as a veteran doctor in the Philippines -- but none quite as "complicated or as dangerous" as abortions, she said.

Biden gives Saudis the gesture they wanted. But he returns to Washington with little in hand

Mon, 07/18/2022 - 10:03
It was always going to be awkward -- Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's greeting with US President Joe Biden.

Acting Sri Lanka leader says previous government covered up crisis

Mon, 07/18/2022 - 09:22
Sri Lanka's acting President Ranil Wickremesinghe has said the country's previous administration was "covering up facts" about its crippling financial crisis.

Europe braces for a potential gas crisis as historic heatwave boosts demand

Mon, 07/18/2022 - 08:01
Europe is bracing for the potential of a full-blown gas crisis later this week just as an historic heatwave has hiked demand for energy to help cool the continent's homes and businesses.

AC Milan player Tiemoue Bakayoko stopped by Italian police in 'misunderstanding'

Mon, 07/18/2022 - 07:44
Italian police say AC Milan midfielder Tiémoué Bakayoko was stopped by officers in what they called a "misunderstanding" before being released.

CNN's Alex Marquardt meets Valeria

Mon, 07/18/2022 - 04:50
CNN's Alex Marquardt meets Valeria Yezhova, a 10-year-old Ukrainian girl who's using her skills as the world checkers champion in her age group to fundraise for the Ukrainian army.

Two dead as Ghana confirms outbreak of Marburg virus

Mon, 07/18/2022 - 04:40
Ghana has confirmed its first two cases of the highly infectious Marburg virus disease, the World Health Organization (WHO) said Sunday in a statement.

Sudan protesters decry violence as at least 30 people are killed in clashes

Mon, 07/18/2022 - 04:38
Security forces fired tear gas as Sudanese protesters marched in the capital Khartoum on Sunday against the country's military leadership, holding it responsible for an outbreak of violence in Blue Nile State.

As Europe reaches record temperatures,

Mon, 07/18/2022 - 04:30
As Europe reaches record temperatures, fire services across the continent are fighting to control huge wildfires in countries including Spain, Portugal and France, with hundreds of deaths blamed on soaring heat that scientists say is consistent with climate change.

China scrambles to defuse alarm over banks runs

Mon, 07/18/2022 - 02:41
China is trying to ease panic over two of the biggest issues threatening social stability in the country—mortgage boycotts and frozen bank accounts.

Greener pastures: Can ancient eco-engineering help fix our degraded landscapes?

Mon, 07/18/2022 - 02:30
Bunds, a low-tech geoengineering solution, are being used to fix myriad environmental issues. Out of these small mounds, could mighty ecosystems grow?

Thousands of Chinese tourists trapped in resort town

Sun, 07/17/2022 - 23:21
More than 2,000 tourists have become stranded in a resort town in southern China after authorities imposed a snap lockdown to curb a Covid flare-up, as the country's stringent zero-Covid policy continues to upend businesses and daily life.

India hits 2 billion Covid-19 vaccinations as infections hit four-month high

Sun, 07/17/2022 - 18:13
The Indian government's Covid-19 vaccinations hit 2 billion on Sunday, with booster doses underway for all adults, as daily infections hit a four-month high, official data showed.