(CNN) Forget those brutish caveman grunts. Neanderthals, our closest ancestors, could have produced the same sounds as humans today, according to a study modeling the hearing ability of the Stone Age hominins that went extinct about 40,000 years ago. Whethe...
Its style matches the work of street art's most enigmatic star, but there has been no confirmation yet that Banksy is behind it. The mysterious work likely depicts Wilde, danging over the wall of the jail on sheets from his typewriter. Wilde's 1898 poem "Th...
Hong Kong (CNN) Hundreds of protesters risked arrest to demonstrate outside a Hong Kong court, where 47 pro-democracy activists appeared Monday charged with subversion under the national security law, as authorities step up their crackdown against oppositio...
(CNN) Myanmar's ousted civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi was hit with another charge Monday, as protesters returned to the streets in a show of defiance following the deadliest day since the military seized power in a coup in early February. Suu Kyi appeared...
(CNN) At least 18 people were killed and more than 30 injured in Myanmar on Sunday as police and military forces "confronted peaceful demonstrations," the UN Human Rights Office said. The reported casualties make Sunday the deadliest day since the military...
(CNN) Russia launched its space satellite Arktika-M on Sunday on a mission to monitor the climate and environment in the Arctic amid a push by the Kremlin to expand the country's activities in the region. The Arctic has warmed more than twice as fast as the...
New York (CNN Business) Apple blew through its December quarter record for sales in China when it reported earnings last month. Sales in the greater China region grew a whopping 57% from the same period in the previous year, topping more than $21 billion, t...
(CNN) US Secretary of State Antony Blinken called Saturday for the withdrawal of Eritrean and Ethiopian regional forces from the Tigray region of Ethiopia, and an end to killings and human rights violations there. His call came a day after investigations by...
Hong Kong (CNN) The Hong Kong authorities charged 47 opposition activists with violating the city's national security legislation on Sunday, in the biggest application of the law since it was imposed by Beijing last year. If found guilty of "conspiracy to c...
(CNN) On an epidemiological map of the world, the Czech Republic shows up as a tiny island of doom and gloom. A new, more infectious variant of the virus has spread across the country, pushing Czech hospitals to the brink of collapse. As a relatively wealth...
(CNN) The windows blew open. The building shook. At 1:30 a.m. local time Friday, a resident of al-Bukamal, a city near the Syrian-Iraqi border, was jarred from his sleep. Speaking under the condition of anonymity for security reasons, he told CNN the explos...
(CNN) There is no mystery in how Jamal Khashoggi died, it was cold-blooded and brutal. In the 879 days since, the only geopolitical question of consequence is what role Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, known by his initials MBS, played in hi...
All of the witnesses to this massacre have been given pseudonyms at their request due to fears of retribution. A group of Eritrean soldiers opened fire on Maryam Dengelat church while hundreds of congregants were celebrating mass, eyewitnesses say. In respo...
Lagos, Nigeria (CNN) At least 42 people, including students, who were kidnapped last week in an armed raid at a state-run school in Kagara in Niger state, northwest Nigeria, have been released, the vice-principal of the school, Mallam Saidu, told CNN Saturd...
Tokyo (CNN) With the Olympic games due to start in Tokyo in July, Japan had every reason to move quickly to approve a Covid-19 vaccine and begin inoculations. And Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga is under pressure to reduce infections before Japan welcomes the...
(CNN) Despite promising to punish senior Saudi leaders while on the campaign trail, President Joe Biden declined to apply sanctions to the one the US intelligence community determined is responsible for the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi : Crown Prince...
(CNN) Canada expects to receive more than 6.5 million Covid-19 vaccines by the end of March, with tens of millions more vaccines arriving between April and June, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Friday. In a press briefing Friday, Trudeau repeate...
(CNN) Myanmar's United Nations ambassador defied the country's army on Friday and issued an impassioned plea at the UN General Assembly for immediate international action to help overturn the military coup. Kyaw Moe Tun, remaining loyal to the civilian gove...
Below is information on what to know if you still plan to travel, last updated on February 26. (CNN) — If you're planning to travel to Greece, here's what you'll need to know and expect if you want to visit during the Covid-19 pandemic. The basicsGreece reo...
(CNN) Seventeen former British gymnasts, including three Olympians, have notified British Gymnastics of their intention to take legal action, alleging coaches subjected them to "systemic physical and psychological abuse," according to a statement from their...