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China is cracking down on human rights lawyers as reports of torture, disappearances emerge
Fr, 24. November 2017, 06:00

Bashar al-Assad needs to leave before there's peace, Syrian opposition says
Fr, 24. November 2017, 03:24

Key Syrian opposition groups insist that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad should play no role in any transitional period under any peace deal supervised by the United Nations.

Can the world's mightiest naval fleet survive the perfect storm?

Report: Flynn's lawyers no longer sharing information with Trump's legal team
Fr, 24. November 2017, 02:08

Michael Flynn's lawyers recently informed President Donald Trump's legal team that they are not able to discuss the investigation by the special counsel anymore, four people involved with the case told The New York Times.

'Explosion' heard near last known location of submarine
Do, 23. November 2017, 23:27

An increasingly desperate search for a missing Argentine submarine continued Thursday as the clock runs down on hopes of finding the vessel's 44 crew members before their air supply runs out.

Trump to troops: You're 'really winning' since I took office
Fr, 24. November 2017, 04:30

Speaking to five branches of the military serving overseas via satellite from Mar-a-Lago, President Donald Trump highlighted how the US military is "really winning" since he took office.

Standoff ends as police clear Manus Island detention center
Fr, 24. November 2017, 05:15

More than 300 asylum seekers and refugees who had refused to leave a recently closed detention center in Papua New Guinea have been removed from the facility, according to police.

'Where is the world?': Libya responds to slave sales outrage
Do, 23. November 2017, 16:53

Libyan officials have denounced the migrant slave auctions exposed in a CNN investigation, but claim more support is required from the global community to tackle the issue.

Texas woman accused of mailing bombs to Obama, governor
Fr, 24. November 2017, 02:19

The evidence against a Texas woman accused of sending homemade bombs to President Obama and the governor of Texas includes a cell phone, a cigarette package, a salad dressing cap and, authorities say, some very distinctive cat hair.

Black Friday is here for battered retailers
Fr, 24. November 2017, 06:02

American freed from North Korean prison found burned to death
Do, 23. November 2017, 22:05

Police in San Diego are investigating the mysterious death of a man who made international headlines eight years ago when former US President Jimmy Carter helped negotiate his release from North Korea.

Mugabe and his wife granted immunity
Fr, 24. November 2017, 00:52

Zimbabwe's former president Robert Mugabe and his wife have been granted immunity from prosecution, the military said Thursday, allowing the couple to remain in the country.

Will Zimbabwe's new President actually bring change?
Fr, 24. November 2017, 00:47

The new president of Zimbabwe is called "The Crocodile." Crocodiles are feared and respected in Africa, where the reptile patiently waits for its prey, half-hidden in the brown waters of the bushveld. An impala, a zebra or even a massive kudu knows that when they come to drink at a waterhole, the "garwe" might pounce. The crocodile, like Emmerson Mnangagwa, bides his time and is swift in his execution.

Back to school: child who fought for ISIS
Do, 23. November 2017, 12:02

The cigarette dangling from Khalil's lips gives him the air of teenage rebellion generally reserved for boys his age. But Khalil's rebellion is darker than most.

Welcome to India's paragliding capital
Fr, 24. November 2017, 05:43

Hidden in the foothills of the Indian Himalayas, the largely agricultural village of Bir is better known to visitors by its nickname -- the "paragliding capital of India."

The week in 32 photos
Fr, 24. November 2017, 02:48

Take a look at 32 photos of the week from November 17 through November 23.

How graffiti artists turned former warring areas into a giant artwork for peace
Fr, 24. November 2017, 03:47

Lebanese graffiti artists Mohamed and Omar Kabbani were born during the dark years of their country's civil war, which raged between 1975 and 1990.

What it means to be a mixed race model in Japan
Fr, 24. November 2017, 03:02

For 18-year-old model Rina Fukushi, Tokyo is home. But growing up as a mixed-race child in Japan wasn't always easy. With a Japanese-American father and a Filipina mother, Fukushi was one of a growing number of biracial individuals identifying as "hafu" -- a phonetic play on the English word "half."

Alan Shearer on 25 years of the English Premier League
Fr, 24. November 2017, 04:45

Soccer is considered one of the oldest games in history.

Myanmar, Bangladesh sign deal to repatriate Rohingya but details scarce
Do, 23. November 2017, 16:46

Myanmar and Bangladesh have signed a memorandum of understanding on the return of possibly hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees to their homes in Myanmar's Rakhine State, a spokesman for State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi confirmed Thursday.

British-Iranian woman to face 'propaganda' charges
Do, 23. November 2017, 15:12

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe will appear in an Iranian court on December 10 to face charges of "spreading propaganda," her husband told CNN Thursday.

Survivor searches for remains of Srebrenica victims
Do, 23. November 2017, 16:32

Ramiz Nukic searches the woods he fled nearly 22 yrs ago for remains of villagers killed in 1995 on the outskirts of Srebrenica. Melissa Bell tells us more.

What N Korea defector's parasitic worms reveal
Do, 23. November 2017, 11:43

Light pollution rising rapidly across globe
Do, 23. November 2017, 17:57

Artificial lighting at night is contributing to an alarming increase in light pollution, both in amount and in brightness, affecting places all over the world, a new study has found.

17 years without a raise? Welcome to Brexit Britain
Do, 23. November 2017, 19:51

On board an F-16 training to battle in the sky
Do, 23. November 2017, 17:27

US fighter jet pilots train every day over South Korea for a potential conflict with the North. CNN's Alexandra Field took a ride in an F-16 to see how they prepare to battle in the air.

China's media enables tyranny and corruption
Do, 23. November 2017, 11:18

I can count myself lucky that when the Chinese secret police arrested me for reporting on worker strikes and branded me a spy, all they did was deport me. It was June 3, 2002, and I was filming a worker protest undercover for a PBS documentary. As I interviewed a laid-off worker, I was jumped by thugs, thrown into a van, driven to a black spot and held incommunicado for 48 hours.

Harvest time at the Pope's farm
Fr, 24. November 2017, 01:25

It's harvest time at Pope Francis' farm.

Forget stocks. Investors put $2.4M toward homeless shelter
Do, 23. November 2017, 17:24

How Trump changed late night TV
Mo, 20. November 2017, 12:57

CNN's Brian Stelter shows how President Trump has become "the most mocked man in America." Watch "Late Night in the Age of Trump" on CNN.

This virtual politician wants to run for office
Do, 23. November 2017, 16:47

There's no handshaking for this politician.

World's best travel photos
Do, 23. November 2017, 17:33

If inspiration is the first step in travel, the journey starts with these photos.

Can Germany's 'anti-Trump' end Merkel's political crisis?
Do, 23. November 2017, 18:03

Holocaust memorial built outside far-right politician's home
Fr, 24. November 2017, 00:27

Political activists built a replica of Berlin's Holocaust Memorial outside the home of a far-right German politician to protest his call for Germany to stop feeling guilty about Nazi atrocities.

Police swoop on hold-outs at Manus Island refugee camp
Do, 23. November 2017, 12:08

A police operation is underway on Manus island in Papua New Guinea (PNG) at a recently shut down detention center for people who were seeking asylum in Australia, according to Australia's immigration minister and PNG police.

'Planet is doomed' unless ocean health improves
Do, 23. November 2017, 13:23

Uber's massive hack: What we know
Do, 23. November 2017, 10:47

'Bloody' video game's socialist makeover
Do, 23. November 2017, 16:16

Soviet motorcycles tear up Asia
Fr, 24. November 2017, 03:02

Hanoi might be famous for its scooters, but the city's youth is shifting gears.

The world's wildest medical job?
Do, 23. November 2017, 12:26

Meet Andrew Peacock -- he's an expedition doctor who travels to the Earth's most remote locations to care for people in high-risk, high-altitude situations.

The material so black your eyes can't see it
Mi, 22. November 2017, 18:13

Touted as the darkest man-made substance in the world, Vantablack is so uncomfortably black the human eye can't quite decipher what it is seeing. It is thought to be the closest thing to a black hole we will ever experience. That's because Vantablack is not a color, it's the almost complete absence of color.

Did this artist go too far?
Do, 23. November 2017, 15:39

If you want to riff on the "Mona Lisa," go ahead. Scratch a biro mustache on her. Give her a full beard if you like.

Japan's crazy toilets explained
Do, 23. November 2017, 11:19

I will always remember the first time I walked into a Tokyo bathroom and, with the automatic lift of its lid, a Japanese "smart toilet" happily greeted me. 

The menstruation app tackling sport's 'last taboo'
Do, 23. November 2017, 18:08

Hilary Clinton is on stage addressing the media, telling her audience she will take their questions when, mid-sentence, she yells: "Oh no, my period!"

Highlights from Dubai Design Week 2017
Mi, 22. November 2017, 13:14

Dubai Design Week's third edition of its annual fair saw the international design community flock to the city to explore the many offerings on show at the recently established D3 Design District.

Jay-Z stops show for 9-year-old girl
Mi, 22. November 2017, 16:11

Rapper Jay-Z stopped his concert to tell a 9-year-old girl in the crowd that despite obstacles, she could be the president one day.

Health effects of coffee: Where do we stand?
Do, 23. November 2017, 17:35

It's one of the age-old medical flip-flops: First coffee's good for you, then it's not, then it is -- you get the picture.

NFL coaches reveal secret to success
Do, 23. November 2017, 10:17

As football coaches keep players ready through the season, they work to perfect tackles, improve running games and make sure everyone knows all the plays by heart.

Golf star's mind is 'blown' by modern game's failings
Do, 23. November 2017, 00:33

It's hard to imagine any of today's top professional golfers hunkered in a workshop making their own golf clubs.

Can Becker recall record run?
Do, 23. November 2017, 15:39

Boris Becker made history at Wimbledon in 1985 when he became the youngest male player to win a grand slam. But can he remember who he beat along the way?