(CNN) When Daniel Andrews, premier of the Australian state of Victoria, declared a lockdown over the coronavirus, some detractors on the right labeled him a "dictator" and said he was trying to build "a gulag." But Andrews -- a Labor Party politician who ha...
These aren't the first accusations of widespread human rights abuses by the Chinese government in Xinjiang. But CNN's reporting found that some Uyghur women were being forced to use birth control and undergo sterilization as part of a deliberate attempt to...
(CNN) A British man and his Australian colleague who worked for an non-governmental organization that mapped unexploded ordnance have been killed in an explosion in the Solomon Islands . So far, we know that there has been an explosion with fatal consequenc...
Hong Kong (CNN) How do you count 1.3 billion people amid a pandemic? China will be finding out as the world's most populous country launches its seventh national census on November 1.names, ID numbers, gender, marital details, as well as education and profe...
(CNN) Tadej Pogacar became the first Slovenian to win the Tour de France as the famous three-week race ended on the Champs-Elysees in Paris on Sunday. Pogacar, who celebrates his 22nd birthday on Monday, is the youngest winner since 1904, sealing his triump...
(CNN) Tucked away from Skid Row's main thoroughfare, Q sweeps the sidewalk outside her makeshift tent before her best friend and "angel" arrives with some food. Shirley Raines calls out. Colorful flowers, potted plants and a "Home Sweet Home" sign adorn the...
(CNN) Anti-government protesters in Thailand declared "victory" on Sunday, after handing a list of demands for monarchy reform to Bangkok authorities -- an explosive and unprecedented move in a country that reveres the king. The lese majeste laws mean CNN h...
Written by Oscar Holland, CNN Contributors Yoko Wakatsuki, CNNA 390-meter-high (1,279 feet) skyscraper inspired by a flaming torch is set to become Japan's tallest building when it opens in 2027. Standing above a new plant-filled public plaza in Tokyo, the...
(CNN) The Syrian government accused the Dutch government of supporting terrorism on Saturday in response to the Netherlands' invocation of an anti-torture convention against Damascus. The rebuke comes a day after the Dutch government said it is seeking to h...
Hong Kong (CNN) The crowd recoiled as tear gas canisters rained down on them and riot police advanced up the street, carrying shields and batons. On August 11 this year, after almost two weeks of hearings, a Hong Kong jury ruled the cause of Chan's death co...
(CNN) Archaeologists in Mexico have confirmed that a shipwreck discovered off the coast of the Yucatan peninsula once carried captured Mayans who were sold into slavery. It is the first Mayan slave ship ever discovered, according to Mexico's National Instit...
(CNN) Gareth Bale completed a season-long loan move from Real Madrid to Tottenham on Saturday, seven years after leaving the English Premier League club. The 31-year-old, who previously played for Spurs between 2007 and 2013, will not be immediately availab...
London (CNN) After successfully tamping down the first surge of infection and death, Europe is now in the middle of a second coronavirus wave as it moves into winter -- raising questions over what went so wrong. Despite the rising numbers of cases, and rece...
Moscow (CNN) Russian opposition politician Alexey Navalny says he is still unable to use his phone properly or pour himself a glass of water, but is on a "clear road" towards recovering from his near-fatal poisoning. Navalny posted a picture of himself walk...
London (CNN) A police officer traveling as part of British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab's protection detail has been suspended, after they reportedly left their gun on a plane. The officer accompanied Raab on a visit to the United States and left his weap...
The October Surprise that American pollsters await with trepidation is usually a US domestic upset. But the past two decades have also seen major international events overshadow November elections. November 2020 could combine the unforeseen with something n...
Now catastrophe loomsDubbed "travel bubbles," the concept was first raised by Australia and New Zealand, then quickly picked up by other nations as a possible way to get international travelers flying again. For a number of reasons, those bubbles -- also ca...
(CNN) No longer confined to territories here on Earth, Russia has now staked its claim on Venus, saying it is a "Russian planet." Dmitry Rogozin, head of the Russian space corporation This week,Dmitry Rogozin, head of the Russian space corporation Roscosmos...
London (CNN Business) Canadian police have charged a 20-year-old man with dangerous driving after he was arrested for allegedly being asleep at the wheel of a 2019 Tesla Model S while it was operating in its semi-autonomous "Autopilot" mode. The Royal Canad...
(CNN) Saudi Arabia has signed a series of deals to provide more than $200 million in funding to United Nations aid agencies operating in Yemen, just days after a CNN investigation highlighted a crisis in aid funding for the war-stricken nation. The investig...