London (CNN) Prime Minister Boris Johnson admitted Thursday that his government was "anxious" about the coronavirus variant first identified in India, as the number of UK cases of the strain more than doubled in a week. The UK government's scientific advise...
(CNN) The handprints on the ceiling of an Indonesian cave are among the earliest known to archaeologists and date back 39,000 years. Stenciled with red pigments, the drawings make the ancient humans who placed their palms on the cool cave so long ago feel t...
(CNN) The United Nations has confirmed that military forces are impeding humanitarian access to parts of Ethiopia's war-torn Tigray region, after an exclusive CNN investigation revealed that Eritrean troops were coordinating with Ethiopian forces to cut off...
(CNN) Toyota, one of the leading sponsors of this year's Olympic and Paralympic Games, says it's "concerned" with the amount of public frustration being directed at athletes ahead of the spectacle. With Covid-19 cases rising in Japan, citizens are questioni...
(Reuters) Players and staff from Colombian side Junior and Argentina's River Plate were left rubbing their eyes in discomfort after police fired tear gas at protesters outside the stadium ahead of their Copa Libertadores match in Barranquilla on Wednesday....
The coronavirus pandemic had sent large parts of the world into lockdown, shuttering businesses, costing tens of millions of workers their jobs and putting the housing market into a deep freeze . The fear was that house prices would collapse, as they reliab...
(CNN Business) The price of bitcoin has taken a nosedive after Tesla CEO Elon Musk said his company was suspending plans to accept the cryptocurrency as payment for electric vehicles. Bitcoin was down around 12% early Thursday morning ET— bringing the coin'...
(CNN) Nepal has been thrown into political turmoil after the country's Prime Minister was forced to step down following public anger over his response to a deadly second wave of Covid-19 . Just a month ago, the Himalayan nation of 31 million people was repo...
For aspiring South Sudanese athletes, training has always been a challenge. In 2011, South Sudan gained independence and became the world's youngest country. The mayor of Maebashi posing with the South Sudan Olympic team. Sports and unityGuem said he and hi...
New York (CNN Business) A growing number of gas stations along the East Coast are without fuel as nervous drivers aggressively fill up their tanks following a ransomware attack that shut down the Colonial Pipeline, a critical artery for gasoline. The panic-...
Havana, Cuba (CNN) One of Cuba's most rebellious dissidents has spent more than ten days in a closely guarded hospital in Havana but it's not clear what, if anything, he is being treated for. His fellow dissidents say Otero Alcántara was taken for treatment...
(CNN) The co-leader of New Zealand's Māori Party has been removed from parliament for the second time this year, after performing a ceremonial dance during a debate about indigenous rights. Rawiri Waititi interjected while Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern was...
London (CNN Business) The UK economy is coming out of its deep freeze. Gross domestic product shrunk by 1.5% in the first quarter, according to the Office for National Statistics, a better than expected performance that was helped by a surge in activity in...
— Eritrean troops are operating with total impunity in Ethiopia's war-torn northern Tigray region, killing raping and blocking humanitarian aid to starving populations more than a month after the country's Nobel Peace Prize winning leader pledged to the int...
A court in Cameroon sentenced two transgender women on Tuesday to five years in prison for "attempted homosexuality" and other offenses after they were arrested for the clothes they wore in a restaurant, their lawyers said. A local social media celebrity kn...
Hong Kong (CNN) When Russia's Sputnik V vaccine is unloaded in countries around the world, hundreds of millions of doses will come with the label "Made in China." "It's useful to them to point out that the West is being selfish in limiting the distribution...
Costanza, Romania (CNN) Lit only by an orange floodlight, a single file of camouflaged men crept along the wall of a small, dark Romanian port on the Black Sea. The team of US Navy SEALs, along with Romanian and Spanish Special Forces, quickly and quietly w...
(CNN) Colombian student activist Lucas Villa was declared brain dead Monday night, nearly a week after he was shot eight times at a peaceful protest against President Ivan Duque's government, CNN Espanol reported, citing a statement from San Jorge de Pereir...
New York (CNN Business) Chickens are in short supply. Part of the blame goes to Tyson's roosters. The meat processor, which sells poultry along with beef and pork, said that its chicken volumes have been low in part because the roosters it uses for breeding...
New York (CNN Business) Most cannabis companies that list their stocks in the United States grow their products in indoor greenhouses, often in Canada. But a company named Flora Growth that went public on the Nasdaq on Tuesday is taking a different approach...