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May faces crunch week as hopes for her Brexit deal fade

5 hours 20 min ago
This could be the week that everything comes together on Brexit -- or everything falls apart.

Pro-military party pulls ahead in Thailand's first post-coup elections but confusion reigns

Mon, 03/25/2019 - 04:24
A pro-military party that wants junta leader Prayut Chan-o-cha to remain in power has taken a slight lead in Thailand's elections on Sunday, according to early results from the country's Election Commission, in what could be a blow to pro-democracy forces fighting to overcome authoritarian military rule.

US sails two ships through Taiwan Strait ahead of trade talks in Beijing

Mon, 03/25/2019 - 02:57
The United States sailed two ships through the Taiwan Strait, Sunday, in an operation that comes as top officials from the Trump administration prepare to travel to Beijing for high-level trade talks.

Ethiopian Air was a symbol of pride. Then disaster struck

Mon, 03/25/2019 - 02:35
Ethiopian Airlines unveiled plans last October to build a mega-airport south of Addis Ababa. The new hub, it claimed, would handle 80 million passengers a year — the same volume as Heathrow in London.

Image of Jacinda Ardern projected onto world's tallest building

Sun, 03/24/2019 - 19:17
Through her stoic resolve and empathy for the victims, New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern became the reluctant face of the terror attack that left 50 Muslim worshipers dead in Christchurch earlier this month.

Historic royal visit to Cuba at odds with US stance

Sun, 03/24/2019 - 04:06
Royal visits overseas always attract a great deal of scrutiny, but none in recent memory has been quite as politically sensitive and potentially inflammatory towards the UK's closest ally than this one.

Thailand goes to the polls in first post-coup election

Sun, 03/24/2019 - 03:29
Choltanutkun Tun-Atiruj wasn't old enough to vote in the last official elections held in Thailand in 2011.

Ethiopian Airlines CEO rejects criticism that pilots did not train on 737 Max 8 simulator

Sat, 03/23/2019 - 23:34
The pilots of a jet that crashed in Ethiopia, killing all on board, used a flight simulator to learn how to fly the Boeing 737 Max 8 plane, the airline told CNN.

Leukemia survivor meets the bone marrow donor who saved her life

Sat, 03/23/2019 - 23:08
To the travelers at the train station in Cologne, Germany, they probably seemed like two old friends embracing after a long time apart. But it was actually a long-awaited meeting between strangers -- a two-time cancer survivor finally seeing the bone marrow donor who saved her life.

Priest stabbed during livestreamed mass

Sat, 03/23/2019 - 21:48
A man who allegedly stabbed the elderly rector of a church in Canada during a televised Mass as shocked parishioners watched will appear in court Saturday.

Geostorm will give people more people a rare chance to see the aurora borealis

Sat, 03/23/2019 - 14:35
Many Americans and Canadians have a great chance to see the northern lights on Friday night and early Saturday morning.

The ISIS caliphate has ended, but its breeding ground thrives

Sat, 03/23/2019 - 07:43
"You will conquer Rome and own the world," ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi told his followers in July 2014.

'Tragedy of biblical proportions' visible from space

Sat, 03/23/2019 - 01:08
As many as "300 to 400" dead bodies line the banks of a road out of the city of Beira, in Mozambique, according to an eye witness account, suggesting that the human toll of Cyclone Idai is likely to far exceed official estimates.

Confusion after Trump tweet on North Korea

Sat, 03/23/2019 - 00:55
President Donald Trump triggered rampant confusion among his own aides and administration officials when he said Friday he is withdrawing new sanctions aimed at North Korea that were just issued by his own administration.

Trump's Golan Heights announcement met with a shrug in the Arab world

Fri, 03/22/2019 - 20:27
When Mike Pompeo landed in Beirut from Tel Aviv on Friday morning, barely a handful of demonstrators took to the streets to protest the US Secretary of State's visit.

What happens next with Brexit?

Fri, 03/22/2019 - 20:12
More than 1,000 days after the British public voted to leave the European Union, EU leaders have agreed to allow Britain a delay to the withdrawal process so it doesn't crash out of the bloc on March 29.