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Rare Mediterranean hurricane batters Greek islands

8 hours 48 min ago
The storm, otherwise known as a "medicane," had sustained winds of 100 kph (62 mph) just before landfall.

Saudi Arabia announces UN aid funding to stricken Yemen after CNN report

13 hours 3 min ago
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.

There's no such thing as safety when you're a Putin critic in Russia

17 hours 52 min ago
Alexey Navalny is out of a coma and off a ventilator, just weeks after his near-fatal poisoning. Now the Kremlin critic is planning his return home to Russia, where his list of enemies is as long as it is powerful.

US holds another high-profile visit to Taiwan

21 hours 38 min ago
A high-profile United States official is visiting Taiwan for the second time in two months, the latest sign of warming ties between Washington and Taipei, as Beijing escalates pressure on the self-governed island through a series of military drills and aircraft incursions.

No, the pandemic didn't solve climate change

Fri, 09/18/2020 - 04:45
• Latest on Covid-19: Global cases have passed 30M

Trump administration readies major arms sale to Taiwan

Thu, 09/17/2020 - 22:37
The Trump administration is expected to soon approve another major weapons sale including drones to Taiwan, according to congressional and administration sources. The move comes as the US and Taiwan are strengthening ties and amid mounting tensions between Washington and Beijing.

UN welcomes Libyan Prime Minister's decision to step down

Thu, 09/17/2020 - 21:00
The United Nations welcomes the decision by Libya's internationally recognized Prime Minister to step down by the end of October, a UN statement released Thursday said.

'Medicane,' a rare, hurricane-like storm in the Mediterranean, to hit Greece

Thu, 09/17/2020 - 18:23
As the Atlantic hurricane season continues to shatter records for the number of storms, it appears parts of Europe will be seeing some tropical activity of their own this week.

Nintendo is discontinuing the 3DS

Thu, 09/17/2020 - 17:55
The Nintendo 3DS is discontinued.

Farmers were destroying unsold produce, so he delivered it to food banks

Thu, 09/17/2020 - 16:40
George Ahearn, who grew up in the farming town of Othello, Washington, co-founded EastWest Food Rescue after learning that Covid-19 was costing local farmers so much business that they were willing to destroy their crops.

A side-by-side comparison of the PlayStation 5 and the Xbox Series X

Thu, 09/17/2020 - 16:40
This holiday season will see a showdown between new consoles from two of the biggest names in gaming: Sony and Microsoft.

Novichok found on water bottle suggests Navalny poisoned before he went to airport, aides say

Thu, 09/17/2020 - 15:40
Traces of poison were found on a bottle of water from the hotel room in Siberia where Alexey Navalny stayed before falling ill, the Russian opposition politician's team said Thursday.

The pandemic hurt Richard Branson's business empire. He's looking for new deals anyway

Thu, 09/17/2020 - 15:05
The coronavirus pandemic has battered Richard Branson's business empire. Now, the billionaire is going on the offensive.

See how Indonesians who didn't wear mask were dealt with

Thu, 09/17/2020 - 13:16
Villagers who refuse to wear masks are being forced by local authorities to dig graves for victims of Covid-19 in one part of rural Indonesia to help convince others to do their part to help stop the pandemic. CNN's Selina Wang reports.

Snowflake shares more than double. It's the biggest software IPO ever

Thu, 09/17/2020 - 07:37
It may still be the dog days of summer but there could be a blizzard on Wall Street Wednesday. Snowflake, a cloud data warehousing firm that has the backing of Salesforce and Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway, is set to go public in what stands to be the biggest software IPO ever.