(CNN) Standing amid the rubble left behind by the now defeated ISIS terrorists in the Iraqi city of Mosul, Pope Francis on Saturday declared hope to be "more powerful than hatred and peace more powerful than war." Photos: Pope Francis visits Iraq Photos: Po...
For Prime Minister Scott Morrison, that was the end of the matter. "Nor did I think at 58 years old I would be taking to the streets to protest against this stuff. In London, another Australian woman, half Hendry's age, is trawling through thousands of emai...
Andrew Medichini/AP Pope Francis arrives to officiate mass with other priests at the Chaldean Cathedral of Saint Joseph in Baghdad on Saturday, March 6. In pictures: Pope Francis visits IraqAndrew Medichini/AP Pope Francis arrives to officiate mass with oth...
(CNN) February marked the culmination of a nearly decade-long legal saga that raised national questions about how Canada treats Indigenous women. Barton's lawyer Dino Bottos declined to comment on the verdict, but told CNN he is recommending an appeal for h...
Baghdad, Iraq (CNN) Pope Francis has held a historic meeting with revered Shia Muslim cleric Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani on the second day of the pontiff's visit to Iraq. The 45-minute papal meeting in the holy city of Najaf with the 90-year old al-Sista...
Mogadishu, Somalia (CNN) At least 20 people were killed and more than 30 others wounded in a car bomb blast in Somalia's capital Mogadishu on Friday night, police and emergency services said. A car packed with explosives was detonated at the gates of Luul Y...
Police stand guard near the US Embassy in Yangon as protesters take part in an anti-coup demonstration on February 22. Police stand guard near the US Embassy in Yangon as protesters take part in an anti-coup demonstration on February 22. An anti-coup protes...
As stressful as the morning rush can be, many Canadian parents are grateful for it. Through a dangerous second wave of the pandemic, Canada has managed to keep most schools open, most of the time, even in its hardest-hit Covid-19 hot spots. The result has b...
Germany's vaccination authority has now approved the use of AstraZeneca's coronavirus vaccine for those aged over 65, despite a previous warning from the authority that there was not enough data to support its use in the elderly. While earlier messaging hur...
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...