Palestinian activist dies during 'brutal beating and arrest' by Palestinian Authority security forces

June 24, 2021 at 11:17

Jerusalem (CNN) A well-known Palestinian critic of the Palestinian Authority (PA) has died in police custody in Hebron, sparking angry condemnation from leading figures in the West Bank and beyond. The family of Nizar Banat said 20 armed Palestinian soldier...

UK says it would sail into Crimean waters again, a day after naval confrontation with Russia

June 24, 2021 at 10:28

London (CNN) A UK government minister said Thursday that Britain was prepared to sail naval vessels through disputed waters near Crimea again, a day after confrontation between a British warship and Russian forces in the Black Sea. Environment secretary Geo...

Buckingham Palace admits it 'must do more' on diversity in annual report

June 23, 2021 at 23:11

London (CNN) Buckingham Palace has admitted the royal household is not diverse enough, as it releases its annual financial report. The Sovereign Grant report disclosed for the first time that the proportion of ethnic minority employees within the royal hous...

Covid outbreak at US Embassy in Afghanistan grows

June 23, 2021 at 21:47

(CNN) The Covid-19 outbreak at the US Embassy in Kabul has grown to 159 cases, according to a diplomatic cable sent Tuesday, as a devastating third wave of the deadly disease continues to hit Afghanistan. The growing outbreak at the embassy has prompted fru...

Airstrike kills up to 30 people at market in war-torn Ethiopian region of Tigray

June 23, 2021 at 15:04

(CNN) An airstrike in Ethiopia's war-torn northern region of Tigray killed as many as 30 people when it hit a market on Tuesday, eyewitnesses have told CNN. Two injured survivors of the attack in the small town of Togoga detailed the incident to a CNN strin...

Russia says it fired warning shots on British warship but UK denies the claim

June 23, 2021 at 14:58

(CNN) Russia says one of its warplanes dropped bombs and a patrol boat fired warning shots to turn back a British destroyer it claims entered into its territorial waters in the Black Sea on Wednesday. The UK Defense Ministry denied Moscow's accusation, sayi...

Biden aims for high-stakes meeting with Xi Jinping with Putin summit in the rearview

June 23, 2021 at 14:54

Now, he and his aides are looking ahead to a higher-stakes encounter: a meeting with China's Xi Jinping. They've also left open the possibility of a separate meeting, if China agrees, or simply another telephone call. In the days since Biden sat down with V...

Hong Kong's biggest pro-democracy newspaper to close as Beijing tightens grip

June 23, 2021 at 12:16

Hong Kong (CNN Business) One year was all it took for a Beijing-imposed National Security Law to take down Hong Kong's largest and loudest pro-democracy newspaper. Since the law took effect, Apple Daily has been crippled bit by bit. Five of the newspaper's...

Italy moves to halt overtourism before travel restarts

June 23, 2021 at 12:05

Up to 100 regional galleries will be created in the next five years, in a bid to put a halt to the overtourism that has come close to overwhelming Florence in recent years. An Italian 'magical mystery tour'Castiglion Fiorentino is doing an art swap with the...

Biden made it easier to get a work visa. Here's why foreign workers still can't get to the US.

June 23, 2021 at 11:35

But months later, many foreign workers still can't get to the US. Nonimmigrant visas are for visitors and temporary workers, and immigrant visas are for individuals who are relocating to the United States permanently. What are the current visa rules for for...

Nigeria announces talks with Twitter after ban, as Ecowas court bars government crackdown on users

June 23, 2021 at 10:52

Abuja, Nigeria (CNN) Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has assembled a reconciliation team to lead negotiations with Twitter, more than two weeks after the American social media company's operation was indefinitely suspended in the West African nation. Th...

Italian lawmakers reject 'interference' after Vatican protests anti-homophobia law

June 23, 2021 at 10:47

Rome (CNN) Senior lawmakers in Italy pushed back Wednesday against "interference" from the Vatican after it protested against a draft Italian law designed to combat homophobia. The Italian "parliament is sovereign and won't accept interference," the Preside...

Residents in parts of Sydney confined to city as Covid cases surge

June 23, 2021 at 10:23

(CNN) A series of Covid-19 restrictions have been introduced in Sydney following a growing number of cases in the Australian city. Residents of seven districts in the southern part of the city are restricted from traveling outside the metropolitical area, a...

US warplanes fly first combat missions off foreign aircraft carrier since World War II

June 23, 2021 at 09:14

(CNN) United States Marine Corps fighter jets aboard a British aircraft carrier flew combat missions over the Middle East this week -- the first time US warplanes have gone into combat from a foreign warship since World War II, the United Kingdom's Ministry...

Five years after the Brexit vote, the UK is more divided than ever

June 23, 2021 at 05:39

That vote -- five years ago Wednesday -- was supposed to settle the United Kingdom's perennial neurosis over its relationship with Europe once and for all. Polling shows that very few people believe the issue has been settled or that it will be any time soo...

US government seizes dozens of US website domains connected to Iran

June 22, 2021 at 21:17

(CNN) The United States government has seized dozens of US website domains connected to Iran, linked to what the US says are disinformation efforts, a US national security official told CNN. Some users are not able to access sites like Presstv.com, which is...

Microsoft reaches a $2 trillion market cap

June 22, 2021 at 20:30

New York (CNN Business) Microsoft has officially entered the most elite of clubs: corporations with a market value exceeding $2 trillion. Apple AAPL The tech giant is only the second publicly traded American company, behind, to reach such a valuation. Oil c...

How Brazil's fear of losing the Amazon guides Bolsonaro's policies towards the forest

June 22, 2021 at 18:46

The email described a purported geography textbook being used in "important American schools," which labeled the Amazon as an "international control zone." But the viral image also illustrates a pervasive fear that grips Brazil and that has profound consequ...

Parts of the Amazon have rarely been drier. Scientists fear it could spark devastating fires

June 22, 2021 at 18:35

(CNN) Scientists are on high alert that the Amazon is careening toward a destructive fire season. Parts of Brazil and its typically lush rainforest are parched by drought and loaded with fire-kindling fuel after a surge of deforestation in 2020. Experts say...

Britain's Pacific trade ambitions won't compensate for Brexit

June 22, 2021 at 17:05

London (CNN Business) The United Kingdom has begun talks on joining a Pacific trade partnership that it sees as one of its biggest opportunities to forge economic alliances beyond Europe after Brexit . It could also boost trade in services and make it easie...

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