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What a mysterious explosion tells us about Russia's 'doomsday weapon'

Sun, 08/18/2019 - 04:54
An explosion. An abruptly-canceled village evacuation. Five dead nuclear experts. And a few traces of radioactive iodine in the air over the northern Norwegian coastline.

Real Madrid heads into the new season with more questions than answers

Sat, 08/17/2019 - 17:41
Zinedine Zidane's second coming at Real Madrid proved the Frenchman is no miracle worker.

US makes last-ditch attempt to stop Iranian supertanker setting sail

Sat, 08/17/2019 - 12:41
The United States has unsealed a warrant for the seizure of an Iranian oil tanker anchored off the coast of Gibraltar. It is the latest twist involving the vessel at the center of a standoff between Tehran and the West.

Saudi judge denies mom custody for exposing child to Western culture

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 22:55
American Bethany Vierra lives in Saudi Arabia where she was denied custody of her Saudi Arabian daughter Zaina by a judge for fear of exposing the child to Western culture.

Trump is interested in buying Greenland, but why?

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 16:26
President Donald Trump has expressed an interest in buying Greenland, an autonomous Danish territory. But is it even for sale and would the United States want it?

Hong Kong officials deny protesters a permit for Sunday march

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 15:35
Hong Kong officials have denied permits for a march organized this Sunday by the same group that coordinated massive marches earlier this summer.

Trump's Israel power play puts political goals over US interests

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 11:31
• Israel bars lawmakers after Trump tweet

London Stock Exchange hit by delay

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 09:39
The London Stock Exchange is investigating an issue that is preventing some stocks from trading.

Norway detects radioactive iodine

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 07:33
The Norwegian Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority on Thursday said "tiny amounts of radioactive iodine" had been detected at an air-filter station, one week after a mystery-shrouded explosion at a Russian military test range.

North Korea: No wish to talk with South Korea

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 07:19
North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles into the waters off its east coast Friday morning, just minutes before Pyongyang vowed to cut off dialogue with Seoul and referred to South Korean President Moon Jae-in as an "impudent guy."

Asian markets mixed as trade and recession worries linger

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 05:11
Asian markets were mixed on Friday as worries linger over US-China trade tensions and a global slowdown.

Hong Kong housing in short supply

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 04:21
Being one of the most densely populated cities on Earth, living spaces in Hong Kong are in short supply. CNN's Ben Wedeman reports.

Thousands protest for Kashmir, ahead of Security Council meeting

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 22:03
Thousands of people surrounded the Indian High Commission in central London on Thursday in support of Kashmir, ahead of a planned closed-door consultation by the UN Security Council over New Delhi's decision to strip autonomy from its part of the disputed Himalayan region.

Global recession may be coming soon

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 20:41
On Tuesday, equity markets across the globe jumped at the news that the Trump administration would to delay some of the new tariffs on China it had announced earlier this month. But just one day later, global stock markets sold off hard due to ever-weakening economic data in Europe and Asia and further yield curve inversions.

Is the 'super weapon' behind the Russia nuclear incident?

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 20:00
Russia is offering little information or details after a missile explosion left five scientists dead. CNN's Nick Paton Walsh takes a deeper look into what may have caused the incident.

Inside WeWork, one couple wields control

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 17:20
In the early days of WeWork, the two people most associated with the company were cofounders Adam Neumann and Miguel McKelvey. As they grew the brand, the pair was interviewed and photographed, together and separately, by numerous publications.